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Richard P.

Bronx, NY

$60/hour

Business, Finance, Career Development; "Learn to Succeed" my mantra.

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Fordham University - Fordham College
B.A.
New York University - Organizational and Administrative Studies
Graduate Coursework
College for Financial Planning
Other

Education

Fordham University - Fordham College (B.A.)

New York University - Organizational and Administrative Studies (Graduate Coursework)

College for Financial Planning (Other)

About Richard

I may be new to Wyzant but I have decades of business and higher education experience; with a history of mentoring, consulting and instructing, My personal, as well as my professional motto is you can "learn to succeed."

As an alumnus of both Fordham and New York Universities (also holding Business Certificates from Baruch College and the College for Financial Planning), my approach combines subject matter with clinical, real world experiences.

My methodology is based on active engagement, source materials, and case studies. The goals being specific deliverables and measurable success.

SUBJECT CATEGORIES:

- CAREER DEVELOPMENT, LEADERSHIP, ENGAGEMENT MANAGEMENT, ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGIES :

With graduate work in Organizational and Administrative Studies, at New York University's School of Education; and certificates from Baruch College and the College for Financial Planning, I have mentored business and nonprofit professionals in leadership and management skills for years. These skills led to personal success as a corporate officer (Fortune 100 Co.), the president of a nonprofit board of directors, and as owner of a small (privately held) consulting firm.

- BUSINESS OPS, FINANCE (ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Real estate):

With Certificates in Business Law and Financial Planning, and an over twenty year career on Wall Street (as a financial analyst, business operations and marketing executive), I can provided students with insights to both the mechanics of finance, and their application. Of particular interest to finance students is my background in alternative investments (hedge funds, private equity, real estate trusts), and private wealth management services, having represented a Fortune 100 Company at the SIA (Securities Industry Association) mow SIFMA

- POLITICAL SCIENCE AND GOVERNMENT (relating to public and private sector impacts)

With a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a member of Pi Sigma Alpha (the National Academic Honor Society in Political Science), and a former Congressional staff member (23rd District of NY), my political science knowledge is based on both academic achievements and clinical application. Special area of tutoring includes: The New Federalism, Government Authority and Regulations, The Public/Private Partnership in the American Economy.

My hours are generally between 9am - 6pm (the last start time), and I travel to meet students (or on line). My base rate is $60/hour, but long term assignments can be structured on a discounted basis.

I look forward to hearing from you, and I am looking forward to bringing success to your student.
I may be new to Wyzant but I have decades of business and higher education experience; with a history of mentoring, consulting and instructing, My personal, as well as my professional motto is you can "learn to succeed."

As an alumnus of both Fordham and New York Universities (also holding Business Certificates from Baruch College and
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Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required

I provide up to one hour of a FREE consultation, before my lesson rate of $60/hr. Rates adjustable for long term tutoring/group assignments or online tutoring (message me).

Travel Radius
Travels within 4 miles of Bronx, NY 10471

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

American History

B.A. in Political Science from Fordham University. Member Political Science Academic Honor Society (Pi Sigma Alpha). Served ad Congressional Staffer (former 23rd District of NY). Campaign volunteer Bronx Democratic Committee.

Business

Over twenty years of financial services experience on Wall Street. Specifically in Wealth Management and private Clients. Represented Citigroup at the SIA Now SIFMA) Alternative Investments Roundtable. I also have a Certificate in Financial Planning from the College of Financial Planning. Held Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses.

Career Development

Since 2007 I have owned and managed a consulting firm dedicated to the career development, and small business development, of financial services entices (including individuals). Also, as President of the Fordham College Alumni Association, mentored students seek a career in finance.

College Counseling

I have several years of experience working with college students. My specific roles have included the areas of: alumni relations, development and admissions. Counselling c.f. current students and recent alumni have been part of my student engagement functions.

Government & Politics

I hold a B.A. in Political Science from Fordham University. I was a member of the Political Science Academic Honor Society (Pi Sigma Alpha). Congressional Staffer (former 23rd District of NY).

Law

I hold a certificate in Legal Studies for Baruch College (CUNY). Some of the subject matter included, litigation, legal research, domestic law, real estate law, law if corporations and general obligations.

Marketing

Since 2007 owned and managed a consulting firm dedicated to the career development, and small business development, of financial services entices (including individuals). A major component of my firms services was developing market plans (via social media, direct mailing, and other strategies) for individuals and small business entities.

Microsoft Excel

As a financial services professional I have used excel in several budgeting and analysis roles. Higher level functions such as v lookups and pivot tables are also part of my practical experiences in excel.

Microsoft Outlook

I have used Outlook as my core software application (on a PC or compatible device) to access email, scheduling, and related functions. It is an essential program in MS office suite. It is a core skill for PC users in the workplace or school.

Microsoft PowerPoint

As a Wall Street and business professional, I have utilized Microsoft PowerPoint for years. Primarily pertaining to sales and marketing presentations, but the software is applicable to many functional areas. Powerpoint is an essential application for students and professionals alike.

Microsoft Word

For my entire professional career, word processing has been a required skill. In many capacities and role I have used Word. It is an essential part of my core foundation tech skills.

Political Science

B.A. in Political Science from Fordham University. Member Political Science Academic Honor Society (Pi Sigma Alpha). Congressional Staffer (former 23rd District of NY).

Project Management

As a Director of Alternative Investment Operations, I was responsible for Projects ranging from 500k to 1.2MM dollars. My Project Management responsibilities included creating BRDs (business requirement documents) and reviewing GRAds (functional requirement documents). Also, I presented business cases for budget allocations.

Public Speaking

In business, or working for nonprofits, communicating goals and objectives requires verbal persuasion skills. So public speaking talents have always been a part of my communications strategies. Also in various roles on several committees, and boards, public speaking skills are a prerequisite to my personal success.

QuickBooks

As a small business owner I used QuickBooks to enter vendors, customers, and transactions. It allowed our business to link to banking accounts, match and reconcile transactions, as well as create estimates, invoices and payment options. Financial Statements and reports can also be generated.

Writing

To be successful in any chosen field, the ability to communicate effectively is essential. My specific experience in this area includes serving as a managing editor of a university newspaper, running a help desk that provided timely communications on corporate actions to clients, and as a thirty year business professional responsible for complex communications to various stakeholders (including the production of white papers and marketing materials).

Fordham University - Fordham College
B.A.
New York University - Organizational and Administrative Studies
Graduate Coursework
College for Financial Planning
Other

Education

Fordham University - Fordham College (B.A.)

New York University - Organizational and Administrative Studies (Graduate Coursework)

College for Financial Planning (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

I provide up to one hour of a FREE consultation, before my lesson rate of $60/hr. Rates adjustable for long term tutoring/group assignments or online tutoring (message me).

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 4 miles of Bronx, NY 10471.