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David P. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 19, 2012

David P.

Academic, Technical & Business Writing Solutions
   United States
  |   Scottsdale, AZ
  |  3:47 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Today's fast paced mass media world has created an critical need for businesses to provide concise, intellectually-stimulating information to communicate their product or services to existing and potential clients. Never before has knowledge and expertise been so readily accessible and in such mass quantities, resulting in valuable information being easily swallowed-up in the dearth of useless material. A business must be able to provide clear, succint information about their product or service in such a was as it leaves the reader...

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Portfolio

A vision plan created for Catholic Charities Community Services in Phoenix, AZ.
Excel-based client financial planning model. Complete automation of financial plan...
Excel-based portfolio analysis and proposal model. Fully automated tool which uses data...
Pro forma financial statements for a start-up biofuel company.
Pro Forma financial statements and start-up analysis including sensitivity analysis and...
Comparative Roth 401k model for different demographic scenarios. Allows users to input...
Strategic business plan, including projected financial statements.
Pitchbook for potential investors for a Private Equity Fund.
Business plan for an investment advisory firm. Includes pro forma financials, marketing...

Skills (2)

Tested
Business Plans
Business Writing

Service Description

With over fifteen years of experience in corporate finance, business management, derivatives trading, venture capital and business start-ups, I possess a wealth of knowledge and insight that can help your business reach its desired market. Utilizing information-rich pieces that target the specific interests and needs of your company's clients, I will help you to set yourself apart from your competition and establish your expertise in your industry.

I provide a variety of writing services to address your specific needs. My writing and professional experience covers numerous industries and topics, but my specialties are as follows:

SERVICES:
- Articles & Newsletters
- Marketing & Sales Copy
- Academic & Research
- White Papers & Reports
- Sales Literature & Web Copy
- Ebooks & Ghostwriting
- Blogging & Posting
- Public Relations

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
- Small Business Management
- Venture Capital & Start-up Financing
- Derivatives Trading (options, futures, forex)
- Corporate Finance & Risk Management
- Corporate Planning (Tactical & Strategic)
- American & European History
- Russian & Soviet Culture & History

INDUSTRIES OF EXPERTISE:
- Manufacturing
- Risk Management
- Health Care
- Nonprofits
- Banking
- Financial Services
- Real Estate

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Employment

CAPSTONE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, LLC
PRINCIPAL
2007 - Present
Provided financial, marketing and strategic consulting services for small- to mid-size businesses ($1-$20million revenue) representing [industries]
FSL & AFFILIATED COMPANIES (Phoenix)
CFO/CAO
2002 - Present
Provide strategic management for the accounting, finance and IT functions of a $40 million health & human services organization. Oversee the contract negotiation process and represent the financial...
FIRST BANK NA (St. Louis)
COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIP MANAGER
2000 - 2001
Managed a middle-market, commercial loan portfolio consisting of approximately 20 business relationships and comprising between 30-40 loans ($20 million estimated outstanding). Expanded deposit...
NATIONSBANK/BANK OF AMERICA (St. Louis)
SR. CREDIT ANALYST
1997 - 2000
Managed other analysts and supervised their analyses to ensure consistent, high-quality work. Prepared and reviewed legal loan documentation, including promissory notes, security agreements, loan...

Education

Louisiana State University
Masters of Business Administration
1995 - 1997
Louisiana State University
Bachelors Degree: Russian Studies
1990 - 1995

Keywords

Business Writing
articles
ghostwriting
copywriting
sales copy
ebooks
nonfiction
corporate writing
public relations
business plans
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