2007 - Present

March 2014

Personal Computer skills


  • Microsoft Office (advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) 
  • Internet (Outlook, Social Media, browsing: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome etc.) 
  • Microsoft Windows XP to latest Windows version and Apple/ MacOS 
  • Specialty programs: Visio, SmartDraw, MCH, MTS, GIMS, DTC, SiteMinder, Brainshark, Adobe Photoshop, Picasa etc.


Language skills


   Fluent in:

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Romanian (native)
  • Spanish - intermediate - I understand this language well and speak it on a conversation level.

Education

Throughout my educational experience, I had the privilege to meet, speak and learn from eminent professors. Among them: Deborah Ancona (Director of the MIT Leadership Center), Thomas W. Malone, Eric S. Lander, Michael Brennerm, Ferran Adrià, Pia Sörensen, Nathan Myhrvold, José Andres etc.

STATE STREET Bank, Quincy, MA

Global Income Specialist - DTC and FED Income


  • Entrusted with managing/balancing assets and accounts valued in excess of $30 BILLION with the utmost level of confidentiality and accuracy on a daily basis. Tasked with preventing or mitigating risk and exposure issues that could affect our most valued clients or the company bottom-line.
  • Additionally: Initiated, structured and managed the Global Income pre-advice team. Trained and mentored associates and new employees on required functions. 
  • Successfully coordinated multiple stakeholders in innovative team projects aimed at maximizing results and minimizing duplication. Identified opportunities for improvement. Employed the right mix of Lean resources to engage people cross-functionally.
  • Held a key role in investigating sensitive trading issues affecting both internal and external clients. 
  • Reconciled high dollar amount settlements with the Depository Trust Company.


Educational Enrichment For Romanian Children (EERC), Boston, MA

PR & Program Development Director Board member (2010 - Present)


  • Responsible for shaping a well aligned company brand and message by cultivating positive media coverage. Craft and deliver an integrated Public Relations strategy to go along with a clear-cut internal/external communication which supports the foundation’s US and global growth goals.
  • Engaged in planning and coordinating fundraising activities to solicit and maintain funds for the ongoing projects of the organization. Act as a liaison for networking. 
  • Establish and enhance prospective relationships and use these relationships to develop new business opportunities. In charge of fostering, crafting and delivering compelling messages and storylines for effective, targeted internal and external communications. Always researching, encouraging and promoting collaborative communication platforms and events aimed at maintaining and enhancing company’s countenance and developing the social media presence.


Investors Bank and Trust, Boston, MA (acquired by State Street in 2007)

Associate level with additional security clearance (Wireroom)


  • Oversight of the wire investigations at IBT allowed me the opportunity to prove my capability to work independently, with very little supervision and solve difficult issues in a stressing environment or under time crunching conditions.
  • My responsibilities included fulfilling multiple vital Wireroom functions. I held an essential role as a liaison between the Wireroom and internal clients as well as external clients and business partners (US and International), sending Swift/Fed queries accordingly. Identify and resolve exceptions. Complete special tasks and projects assigned by the manager. Consistently review workflows and procedures and identify opportunities to increase efficiency and improve controls within the unit.
  • Ensure adherence to Bank’s policies and procedures as it relates to financial controls and risks. Escalate to management any issues that present potential liability and risk to the Bank.


2007 – Present

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

My Resume

MIT Sloan School of Management (Boston, MA)

Degree obtained: Certificate in Executive Management& Leadership


This program - taught entirely by full-time, world renowned, senior MIT faculty - has provided me the tools to implement cutting-edge management strategies and advanced leadership techniques that will empower any team to think innovatively and achieve the highest level of professionalism and success.


* Activities and Societies:

  • Member of MySloanExecEd Community
  • Member of The Romanian Student Association at MIT


New England College of Business and Finance (Boston, MA)

Degree to be obtained: MBA (Master in Business Administration)


Hyperion University, School of Journalism – (Bucharest, Romania)

Degree obtained: BA in Journalism and Communication

(acknowledged by USA CED)


State Street LMS courses - Quincy, MA

  • Mutual funds, FX, Global Income, DTC etc.
  • Compliance and ethics in business.
  • Strategic Thinking and Effective Public Speaking; Career Planning
  • What it takes to Succeed
  • Personal Strategies for Navigating Change; Lean strategy classes etc.


Mircea cel Batran High School - Rm. Valcea, Romania

High school Diploma - Foreign Languages major

July 2012

2010 - Present

2006 - 2007

Skills

1997

Ongoing

Denisa Dobrin

Dare to dream, don't dream to dare!

June 2001

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

References can be provided upon request.


*** Other jobs I've held over the years:


  • Youth Staff at Celebrity / Royal Caribbean (Fort Lauderdale, FL) – 2004 – 2005
  • Gymnastics teacher at Kaleidoscope School of Gymnastics and Dance (Wareham, MA) – 2004
  • Substitute teacher at New Bedford Public Schools and Weymouth Public Schools (MA) - 2001-2003 Moderator, producer and correspondent at Sigma Television & TVR1 (Bucharest, Romania) - 1998- 2001
  • Junior sales manager at "Zepter International" (Romania) – 1997 - 2000.
  • Moderator, producer and correspondent involved in journalistic activities - TV Valcea 1 and Etalon (Romania) -1993-1997

   Journalism and Communications sage, with 10+ years of experience in Internal and External Communication, Management, Finance, PR and Marketing, Social Media.


  • Self-motivated, fast learner, intuitive and forward thinking problem solver with a “hands on”, “can do” attitude. Optimistic, yet always realistic. Skilled at prioritizing and multitasking under tight deadlines. Demonstrated planning abilities. 


  • As an MBA and MIT Sloan School of Management graduate my expertise is in "Executive Management and Leadership". I have a solid understanding of project management and system dynamics, which translates into successfully managing over $30 Billion in assets every day.


  • I'm an established social media marketing strategist.Experienced in leading/coordinating a variety of projects (including elite corporate social events).


  • I’m honored to be a founding Board of Directors member of the “Arts and Culture group”(State Street Bank), and I am actively involved in the Steering Committee activities ofthe Global Outreach Ambassadors and the EERC foundation. I've enjoyed being Team Leader and lead coordinator of the State Street volunteers at the “Boston Landmarks Orchestra Summer Concert series” on the Esplanade (since 2012) and the Boston Marathon (since 2010).


  • Seasoned world traveler. Excellent communication and presentation skills (I speak 5 languages).