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Thomas H. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 27, 2013

Thomas H.

Have computer, Will travel
   United States
  |   Annapolis, MD
  |  11:13 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $146

Senior consultant with wide range of skills in financial systems and computer systems. Researching and developing financial trading systems using TradeStation and EasyLanguage (8 years).

Background includes 26 years at the International Monetary Fund managing and implementing computer systems, 16 years of application development and support in commercial banks in Chicago, 3 years consulting activities for small businesses.

My formal education includes an MBA in Statistics from University of Chicago, BS in computer science and accounting...

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Skills (9)

Tested
TradeStation
EasyLanguage
Data Interpretation
Statistics
Financial Analysis
Project Management
System Analysis
QA Testing
Business Plans

Service Description

Provide consulting services for trading systems, business planning, financial planning, business process improvement, computer systems, accounting, operations.

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Employment

Howard Consulting, LLC
Senior Consultant
2010 - Present
Senior IT Consultant for International Monetary Fund. Doing project management, business analysis and quality assurance testing for travel accounting systems. Led and implemented the integration...
Howard Financial Management
Financial markets research and automated trading
2004 - Present
Financial markets research and automated futures trading development. Developed and tested numerous proprietary trading indicators and trading strategies in futures markets (equity indexes,...
International Monetary Fund
Senior Information Technology Consultant
1986 - 2010
Consultant, manager, team leader, project manager, business analyst for a wide range of information systems (includes financial, accounting, administrative, economic time series, content...
Millersville University, Pennsylvania
Adjunct Professor, Economics Dept
2006 - 2006
Taught a semester long undergraduate course in International Economics (Trade and Finance).
Howard Consulting
Management and computer consultant
1984 - 1986
Proposal to large regional newspaper to automate their outbound telemarketing operation with new computerized phone number databases, computer controlled dialing and status reporting. Prepared...
Small Business Development Center, MiraCosta Collg
SBDC Program Consultant and Business Counselor
1984 - 1985
Responsible for setting up the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at MiraCosta college. Coordinated the addition of 13 new business classes and the creation of a Certificate in...
Estate of James C Howard
President, Real Estate Development (part time)
1982 - 1985
Managed $6 million worth of real estate development projects. Coordinated completion of $3 million condominium development on schedule and within budget. Arranged for liquidation of $1.5...
ABN/LaSalle National Bank
Data Processing Officer
1975 - 1984
Project manager, systems analyst, and senior programmer for a wide range of banking systems. This includes deposits, CDs, loans, check processing, wire transfers, repurchase agreements, account...
Exchange National Bank
Programmer/Analyst
1974 - 1975
Bank of Lincolnwood
Senior Analyst and Assistant Manager
1969 - 1974
Bank of Illinois, Champaign
Programmer Analyst (part time)
1972 - 1973

Education

The George Washington University
completed coursework for PhD in Economics
1988 - 2000
University of Chicago
Masters in Business Administration, Statistics
1975 - 1979
The University of Illinois, Urbana, High Honors
Bachelors of Science Computer Science, Accounting
1972 - 1974
Chicago City College
Associate in Arts, Liberal Arts & Sciences, Honors
1970 - 1972

Keywords

TradeStation
analysis
systems
finance
quality
professional.
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