Resume for Abe Siliman

Abe Siliman           203.651.9900            [email protected]


Education (University of Hartford)


2016                Masters of Business Administration (3.90/4.0GPA)  

                        Capstone project on the strategic and financial acumen of 3M

                        Nominated for Regents Award (most inspiring graduate student) in academic excellence


2015                Double Bachelors, Economics/Finance & Business Management (3.34/4.0GPA)

                        Featured for philanthropic work in the Aurora Foundation Annual Newsletter

                        Emily J. Panik Award Recipient: Economics/Finance Academic Excellence (2014)


Occupational Experience


Data and Procurement Analyst (June 2017 – Present)

Connecticut Water, Clinton, CT

Propose, implement and monitor process improvements aligned to procurement’s vision statement and guiding principles as well as the Company’s corporate strategy. Respond to inquiries from internal and external customers regarding appropriate supplier selection for order placements. Uphold process compliance and provide feedback, support and training to improve execution of the purchasing process. Prepare and communicate reports on the purchasing spend, vendor performance and other relevant data.

·         Maintain the contract system for WICA construction projects ($18 million budget in 2017)

·         Research, analyze, prepare, and communicate reports on the infrastructure process and internal controls


Organization Supervisor Fraternal Life (April 2015 – December 2016)

University of Hartford,West Hartford, CT

Managed 8 person dedicated staff and supervised over 250 fraternal student community members. Responsible for managing all fraternity and sorority related events and activities on campus. Delegated tasks to staff, managed project timelines, ensured a smooth-running department with high morale. Achieved 96% student retention rate among fraternity members, 22% higher than University benchmark.

·         Executive Controller of a $20,000-$30,000 annual department budget, and had final say over all purchasing for the division

·         Engaged with the President and Vice President of the University on matters relating to the department acting as a liaison between the student body and University management


Product and Business Development Intern (June 2015-September 2015)

One Beacon Insurance Group, Farmington CT


Claims Analyst (June 2014-January 2015)

Chubb Specialty Insurance, Simsbury CT


Skillsets and Philanthropy

High Level experience in JDE, SAS, SQL, Project, Excel, Visio, Access, PowerPoint and SharePoint

Time spent as a mediator and conflict manager

Organizer of the inaugural University of Hartford Breast Cancer Walk

Organizer of the inaugural ‘Water for Flint’ bottle donation program through the University of Hartford

Volunteer high school basketball coach for the past 6 years (Cheshire, CT)

Conversational in Arabic and Spanish