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Tutor profile: Joshua S.

Joshua S.
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About Joshua

About Joshua
Tutor with several years of experience in teaching mathematics, statistics, economics, and finance. Previous experience includes working in New York City as an analyst at Fitch Ratings and as an intern at a private equity firm in Dallas. I will soon be a graduate student at Vanderbilt University.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
Tutor with several years of experience in teaching mathematics, statistics, economics, and finance. Previously worked at Tutor.com, tutoring online with around 1,000 sessions. Very highly rated by students.
Vanderbilt University
Master's Degree
2016 - 2017
University of Texas at Dallas
Bachelor's Degree
2011 - 2014

Work Experience

Work Experience
Fitch Ratings, Analyst
2015 - 2016
 Built models on funds and associated leverage, and led committees where rating recommendations were presented to Senior Directors based upon quantitative and qualitative discoveries and insights.  Conducted on-site evaluations of portfolio managers in order to learn more about their investment strategies, operations, organizational structure, and thoughts regarding the market.  Composed fund industry reports and press releases that were distributed to hundreds of investment professionals and posted to the Fitch Ratings website.  Trained...
Fitch Ratings, Associate Analyst
2015 - 2015
 Performed surveillance for closed-end funds, money market funds, local government investment pools, and short-term bond funds; analyzed portfolio holdings to confirm compliance with Fitch Rating’s criteria.  Developed advanced Excel macros and created Oracle database queries that reduced the time required for surveillance by 50%; integrated several data integrity checks to ensure accuracy of information.
Tutor.com, Online Tutor
2013 - 2015
Tutored the following subjects: Intro Statistics College Statistics Intro Finance Intro Economics Middle School Math Elementary Math
MarginXL Capital Partners, Private Equity Intern
2014 - 2014
 Constructed industry databases and sector reports using Capital IQ and equity research reports in order to aid investment analysts in evaluating potential acquisitions.  Collaborated with an advisory client, a large gaming company, and constructed a SharePoint site for nonpublic information that was sensitive due to outstanding litigation.  Created and updated PowerPoint pitchbooks for clients and potential investors.

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