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									                                              Matthew Barr
                         (732) 598-5616 ·· Fort Lauderdale, FL

To secure a position in a business environment utilizing strong work ethic, commitment to excellence, and
finance skills.

Florida Atlantic University (FAU); Boca Raton, FL
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance; December 2006
GPA 3.0/4.0

Work Experience
Encore Funding, Funding Executive, West Palm Beach, Florida March 2008 – Present
    Attained a comprehensive understanding of capital markets, bond rates, competitive pricing and statutes
       from state to state through interaction with a nationwide customer base
    Negotiating multi-million dollar transactions on a day-to-day basis with clients in various geographic
    Organizing personal appointments via cold calling and ad-hoc cross-country flights

New York Life Insurance Company, Financial Advisor, Edison, New Jersey December 2006 – July 2007
    Commended for breaking fifteen year-old New Jersey Office record by submitting 33
      life cases in first month of full-time work
    Served as a mentor to new-hire sales associates
    Achieved Career Success Award by submitting 18 paid life cases within the first full-time quarter
    Received sponsorship for Obtained Life Producer licenses (NJ, PA)

Liberty Partners, Intern, Fort Lauderdale, Florida June 2006 – October 2006
     Provided support to senior broker in generating and maintaining a strong customer base by building
        relationships and cold-calling
     Conducted analysis reports to help customers meet specific financial goals and needs
     Gained extensive knowledge of capital markets through sponsorship of Series 7 license

Volunteer Experience and Activites
         Social Chair, Phi Sigma Kappa, 2005 – organized and coordinated weekly social events
         Volunteer in after school program for local children

   Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and
      Exceptional Knowledge of Pricing Models
      Experience working with high-end business professionals

   Honors and Certifications
          FAU Dean’s List
          Scholarship for Leadership
          Series 7 and Life Producer licenses
          Bartending License

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