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Finance and Technology Specialist (BS)
Louisville, KY 40222

Business Developer experienced in Sales Operations, Account Management, Mortgage Banking & Finance, Information Technology and Customer Relations. An aggressive, military disciplined... show more

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I recently befriended Mr. Pora through social media. We have both shared many business opinions, thought and ideas with each other. I own a small startup IT company that specializes in SEO/SEM....

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Work experience
KC Developments - Internet Reputations
Internet Consultant and SEO Specialist

•Employ social media analytics to identify harmful information about businesses & individuals.
•Craft custom strategies that positively shape and influence client's online perception.
•Interact with Webmasters to de-index, suppress or remove negative content from search engines.
•Monitor changes in online reputations and adjust strategies to triage immediate problems.
•Optimize Websites via Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to uptick page rank.

Strategic Wealth Designers
Finance Specialist

•Guided retirees through financial planning services, ensuring seamless business operations.
•On-boarded and strengthened new client rapport through all channels of communications.
•Supported Advisors via attentive account management and assertive contract preparation.
•Opened, processed, closed and optimized new & existing financial applications.
*Life and Health Insurance licenses in progress/pending.

Team Stream Craft Outfitting
Professional Stream Guide - Seasonal

•Guide, outfit and instructed groups on Lake Erie's "World Class" Tributary Streams.
•Targeted Trophy Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout and Salmon.
•Provided professional digital photography and video for clients.
•Generated customers via online and digital marketing campaigns.
•Delivered instructional presentations and seminars at state/national tradeshows.

Northwest Bank
Customer Relations Specialist

•Established high-level customer relations via telephone, Internet and email.
•Troubleshot Online/Mobile Banking and Debit/Credit Card Transactions.
•Identified customer needs and cross-sold relevant bank products and services.

Taylor, Bean and Whitaker Mortgage Corporation
Account Executive

•Spearheaded TB&W to an uncharted territory consisting of KY, OH and IN.
•Promoted TB&W to become one of the top Wholesale Mortgage Companies in the nation.
•Contracted 100+ Community Banks and Credit Unions to active business agreements.
•Achieved a top 15% rank out of TB&W’s 100 AE’s by maintaining an average $35Mil/mo pipeline.
•Conducted presentations to educate customer base on TB&W's full in-house software suite.
•Generated a total $1.35 Billion of closed and funded investment grade residential mortgage loans.

United States Army Reserves
MILITARY SERVICE

•Basic Combat Training 1997 - Ft. Jackson, SC.
•Logistics Supply Specialist (MOS-77 F) 1998 - Ft. Lee, VA.
•Transportation Specialist (MOS-88 M) 2000 - Ft. Knox, KY.
•Honorable Discharge 2005.
*Multiple Service Awards.

Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
IT Project Supervisor

•Orchestrated a hardware conversion from IBM to Dell products for 2500 users.
•Accelerated user’s systems for optimal success within their departments.
•Troubleshot work orders and installed applicable software and hardware.

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Education
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Bachelors, Information Technology/Business

Courses include applications of microcomputers, data communications, system analysis, networking, programming, social media & database management.

Major has high emphasis in the College of Business Admin including management, finance, economics, marketing, business law, probabilities/statistics & accounting.

Cathedral Preparatory School
High School, College Preparations

Cathedral Preparatory School is a Christ-centered, Men's college preparatory school of the Diocese of Erie.
With a foundation of faith, family, excellence, and tradition of developing men of vision in spirit, mind, and body.

Certifications & licenses
*See below.
Skills
  • Business Services
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Information Technologies
  • Account Managment
  • Sales Operations
  • Social Media
  • Military Leadership
  • Customer Services
  • SEO
  • Negotioans
  • Technical Training
  • Retail Banking
  • Communcations
  • Community Banks
  • Credit Unions
  • Debit/Credit Card Managment
  • Online Reputations
  • Search Engines
  • Finance
  • Google Suite
  • Digital Marketing
  • Websites
  • Salesforce
  • SaaS
  • IaaS
  • PaaS
  • SEM
Volunteering
Veterans Miracle Center
General Operations

Offer Veterans solutions that enhance their lives by providing them with free goods and services.

S.O.N.S of Lake Erie
Youth Fishing Mentor

Helping under privileged children get "hooked" on fishing instead of drugs and alcohol.

Links
Clarion University of Pennsylvania - Official Site.

Alumni Profile.

Team Stream Craft Outfitting Website

Professional Stream Fishing Guide.

Kevin Pora - SPC, Internet Consultant, Army Reserve | RallyPoint

View the military profile of Kevin Pora, previously a SPC 88M: Motor Transport Operator in the Army Reserve, on RallyPoint.

More information

Certifications:

•Google Adwords
•Google Advanced Ads
•Google Advanced Analytics
•Google Digital Sales Certification
•Google Online Marketing
•CompTIA Internet Professional i-NET+
•Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW)
•CompTIA Certified Web Designer (CWD)
•Certified E-Commerce Designer
•Certified Mortgage Planner (CMP)
•FEMA Military Response & Support
•FEMA Workplace Security
•First Aid/CPR/AED