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Accountant – Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

  • July 2018 – Present
  • – Design, build, and implement new reporting system (ETL, cleaning, interactive dashboards, daily and periodic reporting)
  • – Offer new insights into fees and processing errors, and facilitate significant fee reduction through daily reporting tools
  • – Use Microsoft Power BI, DAX, Access, Excel, Power Query M, SQL, and other tools to clean, analyze, and visualize a variety of financial data
  • – Work with data from Oracle PeopleSoft General Ledger software to summarize and analyze credit/debit interchange, assessment, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. fees
  • – Evaluate Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and AmEx fees and volume (international and domestic tiers)
  • – Investigate debit interchange variances, creating cost-saving potential by altering network transaction volumes
  • – Create dashboards summarizing transactions totaling ~$200M daily
  • – Extract and analyze data using MicroStrategy reporting tools (DART)
  • – Provide data-driven insights into fraudulent transactions
  • – Conduct SOX testing to assist internal audit and inventory teams
  • – Maintain industry-leading PCI DSS and security standards
  • Fortune 40 company – Mooresville/Wilkesboro, NC
 


 

Graduate Research Assistant – Appalachian State University


 

Graduate Teaching Assistant – Appalachian State University


 

Serials Processing – Belk Library at Appalachian State University

2014-2018

  • – Managed, created, and updated thousands of item records with Sierra ILS database
  • – Conducted annual audits of periodical subscription invoices and receipts
  • – Worked on various special projects for serials and receiving
  • – Saved the Library $4,000+ annually in subscription fees by eliminating unread publications
 


 

Intern – Johnson Price Sprinkle PA

  • January-April 2016
  • – Worked with CCH® ProSystem fx® Suite software to prepare clients’ tax returns
  • – Analyzed clients’ financials for §1250 and §179 depreciation savings opportunities
  • – Responsible for completing various accounting projects
  • – Oversaw records digitization project for Boone office
 


 

Conference Assistant – Appalachian State University Housing

 


 

Sports Official – Appalachian State University Recreation

  • 2013
  • – Officiated intramural sports games and championships
  • – Shift supervisor for soccer referees
 


 

Staff – William B. Shuford Recreation Center

  • 2010-2013
  • – Sports official, office manager, score/timekeeper, groundskeeper, landscaper, and more
  • – Officiated and was a score/timekeeper for baseball, basketball, soccer, and volleyball program
  • – PA announcer for baseball games
 

Walker College of Business


 

GRADUATE STUDIES

Graduation 2018

Master of Business Administration – Applied Business Analytics

 


 

Graduation 2017

Master of Science – Accountancy

 


 
Analytics Graduate Certificate
  • – May 2018

 


 
SAS® Global Joint Certificate
  • – May 2018

 


 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

Graduation 2016

B.S. in Business Administration – Accounting

Alliance Bible Fellowship

 


  

Hope Pregnancy Resource Center

  • – Boone, NC
  • – 2013-Present
  • – Volunteer – setup coordinator for annual fundraiser– $16,000+ in 2018 and $17,000+ in 2019

 


  

Beta Alpha Psi

  • – Member
  • – Peer Mentor (2015-2016)

 


  

ASU Honors College

  • – 2012-2016
  • – Appalachian Honors Association Member
  • – Peer Mentor

 


  

AppolCorps Leader

  • – 2013
  • – Led a group of 25+ freshmen through a three day orientation

 


  

ASU Cone Residence Hall Council – President

  • – Managed Residence Hall budget and oversaw student programs
  • – Planned and directed weekly meetings for student and faculty representatives

 

MBA – Applied Business Analytics

  • – Applied Analytics Project
  • – Data Management
  • – Economics for Decision Making
  • – Executive Skills
  • – Fundamentals of Business Analytics
  • – International Experience – Business, Ecotourism, and Climate Change in the Alps
  • – Managerial Finance
  • – Marketing Strategy and Applications
  • – Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • – Probability Analysis and Quantitative Methods
  • – Security, Privacy, and Ethical Issues in Technology
  • – Strategic Management

 

Master of Science – Accountancy

  • – Accounting in the Business Environment
  • – Advanced Accounting Capstone
  • – Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • – Audit Concepts and Applications
  • – Auditing Theory Seminar
  • – Contemporary Issues in Accounting
  • – Current Issues in Technology and Accounting Information Systems
  • – Executive Seminar
  • – Survey of Financial Accounting
  • – Taxation of Business Entities/Accounting Regulation

 

B.S. Business Administration – Accounting

  • – Accounting for Not-for-Profit and Governmental Organizations
  • – Accounting Principles I
  • – Accounting Principles II
  • – Accounting Systems and Internal Control
  • – Auditing
  • – Business Capstone
  • – Business Communications
  • – Business and Economics Statistics I
  • – Business and Economics Statistics II
  • – Calculus with Business Applications
  • – Cost Accounting
  • – Foundations of Information Systems
  • – Individual Income Taxation
  • – Industrial/Product Design (Honors)
  • – Intermediate (Financial) Accounting I
  • – Intermediate (Financial) Accounting II
  • – Intermediate (Financial) Accounting III
  • – International Experience – Business in Poland (Honors level)
  • – Internship in Accounting
  • – Introduction to Finance
  • – Introduction to Marketing (Honors)
  • – Introduction to Organizational Behavior (Honors level)
  • – Honors Thesis
  • – Legal Environment of Business
  • – Macroeconomics
  • – Marketing and Society (Honors level)
  • – MBA Executive Seminar: International Leadership and Ethics (Honors level)
  • – Microeconomics
  • – Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
  • – Productions and Operations Management
  • – Strategic Management (Honors level)
  • – Systems Analysis and Design