Resume Alexander Kostas
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Location: Boston, MA, USA
School: Bentley University
Major: Economics-Finance

Resume Alexander Kostas

Alexander Kostas
10 Hawthorne Road, Winchester, MA 01890 ● ------------ ● ------------

EDUCATION
Bentley University, Waltham, MA
Bachelor of Science, Economics-Finance, May 2021

Boston College High School, Boston, MA
Diploma received, May 2017

RELEVANT COURSEWORK
Financial Markets and Investment Fall 2019
• Analyzed Warren Buffet’s use of warrants, preferred shares, and bonds in fixed income and equity structured deals; learned how his approach to the 2008 Goldman Sachs deal impacted his subsequent Bank of America 2011 deal
• Assembled a diversified portfolio of 25 securities valued at $100 million on August 30th and mark it to market on a weekly basis
• Researched industry and company trends for Newmont Goldcorp with a team and pitched a recommendation to purchase call options
• Wrote a valuation report for Lululemon by analyzing internal and external factors, their financials, and by building a DCF model

Intermediate Macroeconomics Spring 2019
• Conducted research on the Cass Freight Index an economic indicator published monthly analyzing $25 billion in annual freight payables, and concluded that this metric is an indicator of real GDP growth
• Gained working knowledge in graphing economic data using the IS-LM, Ricardian, Solow, and Philips models

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Black Eagle Advisors, Boston, MA June 2019 – Present
Private Equity Intern
• Work as one of four team members directly under founder and CEO of a start-up healthcare search fund and M&A advisory firm
• Prepared and managed an Excel workbook of target businesses (ENT practices) for potential acquisition opportunities for a physician practice management roll-up
• Recorded all physicians, mid-level providers, and audiologists in their respective practices for target areas (MSAs) in 42 states
• Developed a target list of Fortune 500 companies expressing interest in CBD products for an M&A deal added to the CIM slide deck
• Partook in training opportunities, including a walkthrough of a private equity LBO model
• Accepted a paid position to continue internship remotely and trained a fall intern on Excel and due diligence

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE & ACTIVITIES
The Bentley University Sailing Club January 2018 – Present
President (October 2019 - Present), Treasurer (October 2018 - October 2019), and Athlete
• Skipper in the competitive New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association conference (NEISA) regattas
• Managed the finances of the sailing club: tracked all expenses, secured $12,000 in funding for the club sport’s 2019-2020 budget
• Drive carpool to practices on the Charles River and to weekend races thought New England

Bentley Investment Group January 2018 – Present
Analyst, Materials and Industrials Sector
• Research public corporations within the materials and industrials sector to pitch to the general body of the Bentley Investment Group to potentially add to the $1.1 million student-run portion of Bentley University’s endowment
• Discuss trends and current events in the materials and industrials sector of the economy at weekly meetings

Boston College High School Investment Club September 2012 – May 2017
President
• Partnered with alumni network to reserve guest speakers in diversified areas of the financial field
• Organized a paper trading portfolio simulation challenge where a portfolio manager and analysts managed portfolios of stocks
• Emailed weekly communications and monthly newsletter to share with over 300 members

WORK EXPERIENCE
West Dennis Yacht Club & South Street Depot, Cape Cod, MA July 2018 – Present
Bartender
• Graduated from Boston Bartenders School of America (June 2018)
• Multi-tasked at high-volume venues while problem solving to provide stellar customer service
• Involved in an inventory control information system implementation to track best sellers and times to restock

SKILLS & INTERESTS
Computer Skills: Bloomberg Market Concepts Certified, Microsoft Office, Swift programming language
Interests: Inshore fishing, Photography/Videography, Drone pilot, Astrological birth charts, Standup comedy fan, Formula 1 fan

Private equity, Banking, Finance, Economics, customer service