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Michael D.

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Staten Island, NY (10314)

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I am currently an entrepreneur who specializes in financial services sales and have been for about 4 years. I am versed however in all things finance and business subjects including Microsoft applications, writing for business, business accounting, tax preparation, and insurance. I used to be an English teacher as well and my specialty was Regents teaching in English so I can help students pass that difficult test. Finally, as a former job readiness coach, I can help students with resumes, interviews, and job search.

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Michael’s subjects

Algebra 2, Prealgebra
ACT English, English, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Writing
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Business, Career Development, Finance, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, Tax Preparation
Algebra 2, English, Prealgebra, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
Corporate Training:
Business, Career Development, College Counseling, Finance, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking


I have a MBA with a 4.0 that was accomplished in about a year, my strong point was business writing and research. I can help people complete business plans including marketing and operating reports.

Career Development

I spent 3 years as a college and employment coordinator for Good Shepherd Services (2007 to 2010) where I taught students job readiness skills including interview skills, resume building, cover letters, thank you notes, job searches, and creating a career plan.

College Counseling

I was a college counselor with Good Shepherd Services for 3 years where I counseled students in how to develop post-secondary opportunities in conjunction with a career plan. I assisted them in applying, matching their needs with the schools' needs, preparing for qualifying for the school, financial aid opportunities including scholarship, writing college essays, and helping them gain recommendation letters.


I was an English teacher for 3 years in the public school system for middle and high school kids


I am currently an independent financial professional that specializes in the distribution of insurance, investments, and other financial planning vehicles. I also have a MBA in project management and finance.

Microsoft Outlook

Ever since I started working in 2003, I have used Outlook for every job and for e-mail communication. I have learned how to receive and send e-mail, sync messages and the program, and how not to overload the system with messages.

Microsoft Publisher

I have used Publisher to create posters and advertising material for my business for 5 years. I have even used it to create a snazzy business card for myself.

Microsoft Windows

I have been using computers especially windows for a long-time, for college and for work. I have solved problems on Windows on my personal computer and on my work computer.

Public Speaking

As a teacher, counselor, and salesman, I used public speaking in every aspect of my life. I have learned how to present myself well to bring across certain points in both physical appearance and the spoken word.


When I was an English Teacher, one of my specialties was teaching struggling writers how to write well. One of the classes I taught was a Regents English class where I taught students who had continuously failed the exam how to pass.

Study Skills

As an educator and counselor, I had teach students techniques on how to learn and absorb information that are foreign to them. Study skills techniques allowed me to help students enhance how students take tests, notes, and how to complete assignments.

Tax Preparation

I would like to be certified in this course, in 2009 I took a required 40 hours of training to be certified by the IRS and took some other courses through H&R Block. As a financial planner, I am versed in tax issues and completed taxes for H&R Block for 2 years.


I specialize in teaching struggling writers to write well. I also help Regents test takers pass the test

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St. Johns University

American InterContinental University (MBA)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Rate is negotiable.

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 15 miles of Staten Island, NY 10314.

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