Thomas E. Coghill, III – MBA

Virginia Beach, VA 23454

(786) 369-6933

ThomasCoghill3@gmail.com

Objective:

To secure a challenging position with potential for advancement, managing an enterprise, working in production and growth of the firm, developing and implementing strategic plans, adapting to changing economic environments, exploiting return while minimizing risk, and securing market leadership through research and innovative approaches with a global firm which has the same ethical entrepreneurial approach.

Education:

Mergers and Acquisitions Professional Certificate

New York Institute of Finance, New York

Master of Business Administration

Old Dominion University, Norfolk

 Concentration in Maritime and Port Management

Bachelor of Arts

Flagler College, Saint Augustine

 Majors: Business Administration, Spanish / Minors: Finance, Economics

 Studied abroad in Costa Rica with the Intercultura School of Spanish in San Jose in the summer of 2005, the International School of Spanish in Uruguay in 2006, and the International School of Spanish in Granada, Nicaragua in the summer of 2007

Experience:

Project Manager and Property Developer

Guatemala Realty and Investments, Antigua, Guatemala (September 2015 – Present)

• Help clients sell properties, construction management, project management, develop real estate including commercial and residential, produce an online listing system, and provide financial analysis for projects

 

Senior Business Consultant,
TEC Consulting, LLC, Deerfield Beach, FL (December 2014 – Present)

• Analyze clients’ current online strategies and effectively implement a plan to utilize SEO and SMO to increase traffic to their sites while increasing the clients’ ROI

• Consult with independent web designers to improve the navigation of a site to enhance its search engine ranking

• Consult with domestic and international companies on branding, market implantation, eCommerce development, business analysis, marketing, email blasts, reputation management, strategic sales strategies, and financial analysis

• Develop relationships with domestic clients seeking acquiring, developing, and selling properties in Latin America

Investment Advisor Representative,
Gradient Advisors, LLC, Arden Hills, Minnesota (October 2014 – Present)

• Provide clients with advice on financial matters, making recommendations on ways for them to best utilize their money and retirement goals while evaluating their risk threshold

Executive Marketing and Business Development Manager,
TommiSea Bicycles, Deerfield Beach, FL (September 2008- October 2014)

 Implemented a business model that has successfully gained market share through online marketing strategies

 Developed relationships with over one hundred wholesalers nationwide and multiple international dealers within two years of our products being developed

 Securing relationships with foreign manufacturers in China, Japan, and Taiwan

 Completing all import and export documentation including forecasting for all parts

 Creating product packaging, a pricing strategy, product labels, warranties, and marketing brochures, reviewing all new product designs and obtaining international patents

 Analyzing the budgets of all projects, producing financial reports and supervising daily operations to insure quality, while minimizing risks

 Sold the company with a substantial profit to a domestic buyer

Financial Advisor,
Evershore Financial Group, Boca Raton, FL (June 2011- September 2013)

 Evaluating economic conditions and investment products

 Working with detailed financial records and compiling the data for financial reports

 Analyzing clients current financial position and establishing a strong investment strategy to achieve their financial goals

Internship,
Merrill Lynch, Ponte Vedra, FL (September 2007 – December 2007)

 Marketed to the developing communities in the Palm Coast and South Ponte Vedra

 Assessed potential clients’ risk and placed their financial information in the Wealth Outlook program, providing them with a scenario of their cash at retirement

Skills – Abilities:

 Currently hold a 2-15, series 66 , and 4-40 license

 Creative thinker, able to solve problems with a range of alternative solutions

 Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proficiency in MS Office, Instagram, Twitter, eCommerce, WordPress, FaceBook Advertising, Google AdWords, web design, and Google Analytics

 Able to interpret contractual agreements providing feedback and modification if needed