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Christine K

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									                                    Christine K. Paulson
                                               240 5th St. E #511
                                             Saint Paul, MN 55101
                                              651.402.9640 (cell)
                                           paulson_tina@hotmail.com

Work Experience

9/2007 - current Manager:               Green Tree Financial Services, LLC                           St. Paul, MN
                  Budget and Finance
        Responsible for annual budget and quarterly reforecasts.
        Responsible for monthly and quarterly financial reporting including quarterly reserve analysis.
        Responsible for ad hoc projects as needed. Most recently this incorporated regression analysis to
          predict declines in payments resulting from the current economic crises.
        Upon hiring and subsequent buyout by Lehman Bros in October 2007, consolidated four separate non-
          automated budget models into one working automated model (Excel)
        Created an Acquisition Model (Excel) that will forecast total Agency income when portfolio(s) are added
          to our Loan Servicing Division.


4/2007 – 8/2007 Manager                  Monterey International Youth Hostel                         Monterey, CA
        Hired to overhaul the complete business operations – to run the non-profit as a profitable business.
        Directly responsible to the Board of Directors.
        Streamlined operations, let go of any unnecessary and/or noncommittal employees, and hired new staff
          as needed.
        Recovered relationship with disenchanted grantor who then began donating again.
        Board of Directors was primarily concerned with improving winter occupancy rates. Upon completion of
          my job, the Hostel had its best winter season ever.



2004 – 4/2007      Founder/Creator       The Blended Desires Project (Non-Profit)                    San Diego, CA
        Created concept and legal business structure for this social entrepreneurship (classified as a State of
          California recognized non-profit and in process of 501(c)3 status)
        Created individual business plans for Parent Company, the Asset Leasing Subsidiary, and individual
          ‘Projects’ which were individual business in and of themselves.
        Combined business plans to form one entity. This umbrella plan included:

                  Integration of individual businesses’ financials to form one entity, encompassing start-up
                   funding, inter-company loan/repayments, inter-company lease payments, as well as
                   flow-of-funds from profits of the individual Projects.
                  Mission, Objectives and Keys to Success
                  Market Analysis Summary
                  Strategy and Implementation Summary (sales), as well as Strategic Alliances
                  Calculation and explanation of Social Return on Investment

         Defended business plan to potential grantors who were interested in taking this project nationwide. The
          final growth rate required by the funding foundation was not deemed prudent, so grant was not pursued
          further.
                                 Christine K. Paulson
2004 - 2006        Founder/Owner/Operator Blended Desires Espresso Catering                              San Diego, CA

2001 - 2004        Professional Ironman Triathlete                                                       San Diego, CA
                   (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run)

                           Ironman Hawaii World Championship Qualifier (2003)– Professional
                           Ironman Brazil (2003) – 6th
                           Ironman Wisconsin (2002) – 4th
                           Ironman Hawaii World Championship Qualifier (2001) – Age Group

1998 - 2001       Sr. Financial Analyst      Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis                      Minneapolis, MN

         Managed budgeted cost allocation process for entire Federal Reserve Ninth District. (Minneapolis, MN
          headquarters and Helena, Montana branch).
         Partnered with Vice President of Financial Management to create and analyze statistical studies, as
          principal part of decision-making processes.
         Worked with Vice President of Financial Management to clarify and articulate our workmen’s
          compensation insurance charges. We proved our policy billings did not coincide with claims or risk,
          leading to a change in companies for our workman’s compensation coverage.
         Gathered financial and managerial information on companies within which the Federal Reserve Bank
          may have substantial acquisitions. I subsequently produced written, comparative financial and
          management analyses of various companies and presented management with my recommendations.

1997 - 1998        Sr. Financial Analyst      Firstel Federal Credit Union                          Brooklyn Park, MN

         Created cost allocation system for Credit Union Corporate Center and four branches to charge out direct
          and indirect internal costs, enabling true calculation of profitability of each branch location.
         Recreated reporting and presentation of monthly and quarterly financial information to the Board of
          Directors.
         Gathered and summarized monthly financial data of all departments for presentation to Board of
          Directors at monthly meeting.

1991 - 1997        Commissioned               Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis                    Minneapolis, MN
                   Bank Examiner

         Ensured safety and soundness of banks and bank holding companies and their non-bank subsidiaries
          through both on- and off-site reviews of credit, market, liquidity, operational, legal and reputation risks.
          Specifically, banks were thoroughly reviewed for:

                  Capital adequacy
                  Asset management
                  Quality and amount of earnings
                  Management quality
                  Liquidity and Interest Risk Rate position

         Additionally, I prepared a detailed review of the Banks’ investment and loan portfolios, allowing me to
          assess the financial and management quality of a broad spectrum of businesses.

         Shared National Credits participant: Annual six-week collaboration between the Federal Reserve
          System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to
          provide an efficient and consistent review and classification (credit quality) of large syndicated loans.
          The annual program covers loans or loan commitments of at least $20 million that are shared by three
          or more institutions.
                                    Christine K. Paulson

Education

   2008 - 2011       MA – Community              Bethel Seminary                            St. Paul, MN
    (current)        Ministry Leadership

   1993 - 2001       MBA - Finance              University of St. Thomas                    St. Paul, MN
     - GPA 3.6

   1988 - 1991       BS - Finance               Winona State University                     Winona, MN
     - GPA 3.5

   1986 – 1988       AA – Business Admin        Northeast Wisconsin Tech College           Green Bay, WI
     - GPA 3.2




Other Activities/Memberships/Conferences


            Greater San Diego Business Association (Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce - 2004-2006)

            Speaker (as a former professional triathlete, primarily to youth)

            KIVA Microfinance – Lender (2007 – current)

            Compassion International – Sponsor (2008 - current)

            Mission Trip through Solomon’s Porch Church – San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala (April 2009)

            Mission Trip though Solomon’s Porch Church – San Pedro, Guatemala (tentatively scheduled April
             2010 – this would be a first year trip to this village and the start of a new long term project for
             Solomon’s Porch

            Four World Forum for Social Innovation – (Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota – August 2009)
             http://www.trans-4-m.com/

            Bottom Up Approaches to Global Poverty – (Conference attendee: Baylor University, Waco, Texas –
             October 2008 http://www.baylor.edu/ifl/index.php?id=47743




                                        ~ References Available Upon Request ~

								
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