Finance Student
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Location: Dallas, TX, United States
University: University of Texas at Dallas
Major: Finance

Finance Student

Vera Gavrilovic

EDUCATION

University of Texas at Dallas - GPA: 3.98 Richardson, TX
Major: Bachelor of Science, Finance-Investment Track 2016-Present
Honors: Dean’s List, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society Expected Graduation: May 2018

EXPERIENCE

UT Dallas Math Department University of Texas at Dallas
Supplemental Instruction Leader May 2017-Current
• Developed instruction material for linear algebra to aid a class of 70+ students
• Led 2 classes each week to facilitate learning and increase student retention of material by 50%
• Collaborated with professor to create weekly assignments and improve course instruction

Deverick & Associates Dallas, TX
Commercial Real Estate Intern June 2017 – August 2017
• Analyzed projected tax burden showing favorable trends in Dallas multi-family property investment
• Worked directly with company president to develop a national database detailing assessments and tax guidelines for all 50 states
• Performed ad hoc market appraisals and valuation of 3 multi-family properties
• Created pro-forma expense and cash flow projections using income and sales approaches to market value

Early Social Development Lab, University of Virginia University of Virginia
Research Assistant September 2015 – May 2016
• Led team of 10 research assistants responsible for recruiting participants and recording responses to emotional stimuli
• Assisted graduate students and professors in editing research papers and adhering to APA standards
• Created statistical analysis using RStudio to present upward trends in behavioral responses

LEADERSHIP & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Financial Leadership Association Richardson, TX
Competitions Director Jun 2017-Current
• Conducted market research to determine feasibility of company to be analyzed by all competitors
• Established guidelines and grading rubrics for evaluation of semi-annual Securities Analysis Competition
• Developed a detailed schedule and marketing plan for 6-week time frame

Securities Analysis Competition Richardson, TX
3rd Place October 2016 – November 2016
• Competed against 71 other students in a 4-week valuation competition and developed a recommendation to present to 3 finance professionals
• Conducted industry and company research to analyze revenue and key performance drivers
• Built 3-statement projection model for VF Corporation (NASDAQ: VFC) to forecast future growth and related costs
• Created valuation based on company comparables, financial projections, and a 3-year DCF analysis

JP Morgan Chase Columbus, OH
Winning Women Leadership Program November 2016
• Selected among a pool of 100s of applicants to participate in a 2-day annual leadership conference
• Networked with leaders in risk management and consumer banking divisions
• Gained unique insight into JP Morgan’s culture and commitment to diversity

OTHER SKILLS
Computer: Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Access), R, RStudio, SPSS, SQL
Language: Fluent in Russian and Serbian, advanced proficiency in Spanish

finance, private equity, investment