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Debra Height | Elance
 
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Debra Height

Expert in all financial and investment areas
   United States
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Overview

With more than 30 years' experience, I have the credentials and background in finance, investments, and accounting, as well as financial writing, editing, and proofreading to meet your financial-related requirements. My skills include financial research, analysis and reporting, investment research, analysis and reporting, financial writing and editing, accounting research, analysis and reporting, and such skills as Microsoft Excel, Word, and Office. I believe I can offer significant opportunities to meet your financial, accounting and...

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Management Accounting
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Employment

CIGNA Corp.
Managing Director, Private Placement Securities
2000 - 2009
Responsible for making private security investment decisions which included analyzing, credit underwriting, providing due diligence, preparing investment briefs, and monitoring private placement...
CIGNA Corp.
Managing Director, Insurance Investnent Advisors
1997 - 2000
Responsible for managing $4 billion invested in several assets classes supporting a variety of insurance, corporate shareholder and separate account liabilities with annual investment program of $2...
CIGNA Corp.
Managing Director, Private Placement Securities
1996 - 1997
One of two individuals in investment division of 400 employees selected to participate in a career development rotation opportunity. Responsibilities included analyzing, underwriting, providing...
CIGNA Corp.
Assistant Portfolio Manager
1987 - 1996
Responsible for managing $5 billion among several asset classes supporting a variety of insurance, pension and separate account liabilities. Responsibilities were similar to portfolio...
CIGNA Corp.
Assistant Controller
1984 - 1987
Responsible for preparation pif Investment Division's annual business and investment plans and periodic progress updates for submission to CIGNA's CEO and Chairman. Reviewed and critiqued...
CIGNA Corp.
Public Bond Analyst
1981 - 1984
Provided credit analysis, quality rating determinations and investment recommendations for individual issues within assigned industry segments (energy, chemicals, steel, basic industry).
CIGNA Corp.
Finance & Regulatory Administrator
1980 - 1981
Managed financial and accounting functions that included preparations of monthly financial statements, financial planning band forecasting of operating results.
CIGNA Corp.
Economic Analyst
1977 - 1980
reporting to the Chief Economist, monitored and analyzed macroeconomic conditions for use by investment staff in key decision-making functions. Forecasted trends in assigned macroeconomic sectors...

Education

University of Hartford
Bachelor of Science
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University of Hartford
Bachelor of Science
1973 - 1979
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Finance
Economics
Writing
Financial Analysis
Investment Analysis
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Excel
Word
Proofreading
Data analysis
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