Kevin Benaim

Kevin Benaim

Portfolio Pricing and Valuation

UbicaciĆ³n
Atlanta y alrededores, Estados Unidos
Sector
Financial Services

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Kevin Benaim's Overview

Current
Past
  • Project Manager & Business Developer at Inversiones BGKT, C.A
  • Procurement - Intern at Alfonzo Rivas & Cia
  • Data analysis & Process Improvement - Intern at MAKRO Comercializadora S.A.
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Kevin Benaim's Summary

The dual degree MBA/Business Analytics masters has provided me with a powerful combination of strong technical and analytical skills with business knowledge. My in depth business acumen helps me to analyze problems with a firm understanding of the business objectives, which makes for more efficient analysis and strong presentation of the information. In addition, my Industrial Engineering background gives me advantage to excel in complex problem-solving scenarios.

Kevin Benaim's Education

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Analytics

20112013

Grade: 3.95

Lead a team for the modeling section of a Talent Pipeline Simulation sponsored by CAT logistics and Ernst & Young

Activities and Societies: Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Master of Science (M.S.), Business Analytics

20112013

Grade: 3.95

Performed a conjoint analysis and built a market simulator for HanesBrands Inc.
Teaching Graduate Assistant for Simulation & Decision Analytics, Operations Management and Google AdWords classes.

Activities and Societies: Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

Universidad Simón Bolívar

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.), Industrial Engineering

20052010

Studied abroad at “Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso” in Chile.
Taught at an underprivileged High School in Venezuela as a volunteer.

Kevin Benaim's Experience

Pricing Associate

Credigy

De financiación privada; De 1.001 a 5.000 empleados; Sector de Financial Services

junio de 2013Presente (1 año 4 meses) Atlanta y alrededores, Estados Unidos

• Analyze large amounts of data to determine the value and expected net cashflows of a portfolio.
• Support in closing related activities with internal and external parties and any post-closing responsibilities associated with the portfolio conversion process.
• Create investment memorandums that will be presented to the company's executive.
• Coordinate with internal and external relationships across multiple disciplines to support pricing efforts.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

University of Tennessee

Institución educativa; De 5.001 a 10.000 empleados; Sector de Higher Education

agosto de 2011mayo de 2013 (1 año 10 meses) Knoxville y alrededores, Tennessee, Estados Unidos

Assisting with online marketing campaigns and Google Adwords class.
Graduate Teaching Assistant for graduate level classes:
- Simulation & Decision Analytics (MGSC 532)
- Operations Management (OMS 505)

Business Analytics Intern

Bush Brothers & Company

De financiación privada; De 501 a 1.000 empleados; Sector de Food Production

enero de 2013abril de 2013 (4 meses) Knoxville y alrededores, Tennessee, Estados Unidos

• Analyzed data from Nielsen, Retail Link, dunnhumby, EYC and NPD to identify key insights that will enhance the understanding of a new market segment.
• Measured the size of the opportunities, and informed Bush how to better penetrate and compete in a new market segment.
• Changed the overall perception of customers' demographic that will impact future market research and product design.
• Presented the main insights and recommendations to the CEO and Leadership Team.

Business Analytics Associate - Intern

Regal Entertainment Group

Empresa pública; Más de 10.001 empleados; RGC; Sector de Entertainment

junio de 2012noviembre de 2012 (6 meses) Knoxville y alrededores, Tennessee, Estados Unidos

• Analyzed millions of rows of data and combined multiple sources and types of information, then delivered an executive level presentation to several senior and executive level managers.
• Measured the impact of customer waiting times at the concession stand by using transactional data. Designed an experiment to test the analysis performed with historical data to estimate the positive impact.
• Designed a behavioral-based marketing campaign to loyal customers and measured the performance of each campaign and market segment.
• Measured the impact of Coke Freestyle Machines on the operations of the theater.
• Studied geographical trends of the US movie theater industry, including: market size, market share, and competitors’ growth.
• Built a marketing segmentation scorecard and a migration report of loyal customers to constantly monitor the performance of Regals’ different customer segments.

Project Manager & Business Developer

Inversiones BGKT, C.A

diciembre de 2009agosto de 2011 (1 año 9 meses) Caracas, Venezuela

• Started and managed an innovative entertainment company with over 1,000 clients per month that generated a return on investment of more than 300% in the first two months.
• Hired, trained, and managed over 10 employees.
• Created and launched web-based advertisement campaign (www.waterwalkingball.com.ve).
• Negotiated space and lease contracts with shopping malls and entertainment companies.

Procurement - Intern

Alfonzo Rivas & Cia

De financiación privada; De 1.001 a 5.000 empleados; Sector de Consumer Goods

abril de 2010septiembre de 2010 (6 meses) Caracas, Venezuela

Alfonzo Rivas & Co. is a corporation that produces and/or commercializes recognized international brands in Venezuela: Barilla, Campbell’s, Hershey’s, ActII, McCormick, Maizoritos (main competition of Kellogg’s).
• Measured, estimated and analyzed the purchasing lead times of the principal raw materials. Analysis resulted in improved production planning by reducing the variability of Lead Times by 20%.

Data analysis & Process Improvement - Intern

MAKRO Comercializadora S.A.

julio de 2008septiembre de 2008 (3 meses) Caracas, Venezuela

Makro is one of the biggest retailers in Venezuela, similar to Wal-Mart in the US.
• Researched and proposed the required staff capacity at “test point” for 34 stores to meet quality criteria.
• Improved customer satisfaction by analyzing the products and services provided by each store.
• Proposed more efficient standardized process expecting a reduction in lines by 40%.

Kevin Benaim's Languages

  • English

  • Spanish

Kevin Benaim's Skills & Expertise

  1. Business Analytics
  2. JMP
  3. Statistics
  4. Microsoft Excel
  5. SQL
  6. Data Analysis
  7. Persuasive Presentations
  8. Data Mining
  9. Data Modeling
  10. SAS
  11. Analytical Skills
  12. Quantitative Analytics
  13. Microsoft Office
  14. JD Edwards
  15. Monte Carlo Simulation
  16. Marketing Strategy
  17. Teamwork
  18. Analytics
  19. Leadership
  20. Result Oriented
  21. Project Management
  22. Microsoft SQL Server

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Kevin Benaim's Courses

  • Master of Science (M.S.), Business Analytics

    University of Tennessee-Knoxville

    • Decision Optimization
    • Statistical Methods
    • Quantitatv Mthds/Bus Analytics
    • Web Analytics
    • Simulatn & Decision Analytics
    • Intro Data Mgt/Dir Process St
    • Applied Regression Analysis
    • Data Mining Methods/Apps
    • Time Series and Reliability Models
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Analytics

    University of Tennessee-Knoxville

    • Financial Accounting I
    • Marketing & Demand Managmnt 1
    • Operations Management
    • Demand Management II
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Economics of Strategy
    • Supply Chain Management I

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