Resume for Joseph Cherepon

Joseph Cherepon

(860)617-5121 • www.linkedin.com/in/Joseph-EL-Cherepon [email protected]

I am looking for a challenging entry-level position to break into the analytics field. Eager to enter the workforce, I am looking forward to using my skills to contribute to an organization whose mission is consistent with my personal values and beliefs in assisting the effort to make the world a more fair, equal, and overall better place.

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst                                     

Master of Science in Business & Analytics, GPA: 3.94/4.00                                                                                                        05/2019

  • Relevant Coursework: Business Intelligence & Analytics; Data Management for Business Leaders; Operations Management; Financial & Managerial Accounting; Corporate Finance; Marketing Strategy
  • Member of National Honor Societies: Alpha Lambda Delta; Sigma Alpha Pi; Phi Kappa Phi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Mu Alpha Theta (Professional Honor Society for Mathematics)

Bachelor of Arts in Communication, GPA: 3.90/4.00                                                                                                                      05/2018

ACADEMIC PROJECTS                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Predictive Analytics & Visualization                                                                                                                                03/2019 – 05/2019

Excel Data Mining – Regression Analysis, Tableau, Logistic Regression, Classification Tree

Determined which variables were the best at predicting the listing price on the gray market website using both logistic regression and Classification Trees

  • With the MS Excel add-on XLMiner we used multiple linear regression and the resulting table of coefficients to determine that the US Price was the best indicator of List Price on the gray market website

Market Growth                                                                                                                                                                         01/2019 – 05/2019

Qualtrics, Google Analytics

Gathered market data on a local company and made recommendations on how to improve business

  • We studied the trends of moviegoers at the local Cinemark and, based off these observations, came up with 4 innovations the movie theater could implement to expand their audience

Data Analysis                                                                                                                                                                             05/2018 – 06/2018

Excel Macros, VBA

Collected data on the crime rate, population, high and low temperatures, snowfall, hospitals in each city, and cost of living index for 10 American cities to determine the best place to live in the U.S.

  • Created an interactive dashboard using Excel Macros and VBA. With the use of pivot tables, charts, and slicers, the results showed that different cities ranked best on different factors

EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Volunteer, Ashford, CT                                                                                                                                                                     02/2020-2021

  • While seeking full-time employment, I have volunteered and assisted seniors around my hometown with groceries, lawn care, and similar odd jobs

Resident Assistant, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA                                                                           08/2017 – 05/2018

  • Enhanced residential community by coordinating 5-6 social and educational events each semester
  • Managed a budget to fund leadership and team-building activities
  • Used creative thinking, conflict resolution, teamwork, and problem solving to create a safe living environment

Production Intern, Media Education Foundation,Northampton, MA                                                                 04/2017 – 08/2017

  • Helped create educational documentaries; Great White Hoax, Constructing the Terrorist Threat, and others
  • Used Phonetizer and Subtitle Edit Pro to transcribe and subtitle film dialogue, researched archival film data

Intern, PW Power Systems, LLC, Glastonbury, CT                                                                                                        06/2015 – 08/2015

  • Utilized Microsoft Office and specialized engineering software (e.g. GAP)

SKILLS & INTERESTS                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Technical Proficiency: Hands-on experience with MS Excel (advanced), vlookups, macros, pivot tables, VBA; XLMiner; Access; SQL; Teradata SQL Assistant; ERDPlus; Tableau, SAP Business Objects Analysis; SAP BEx Query Designer; R; Bloomberg; BASIC; GAP; Qualtrics; Trello; Google Analytics; Google Adwords; HRManagement;

Logic Pro X; Reaper; Audacity; DaVinci Resolve; Phonetizer; Subtitle Edit Pro; Handbrake; MakeMKV; BDLot DVD ISO

Languages: Basic Spanish

Professionally trained in Guitar; Trombone; Bass Trombone; Piano; Banjo; Slide Guitar; Bass Guitar; Harmonica; Vocals

Oversaw construction of personal home arcade cabinet, or MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator)

Certified Black Belt Instructor, Shaolin Kempo Karate