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Robert Isho

1417 Lila Drive, Troy, Michigan 48085
248-918-7993
Isho.Robert@gmail.com

Experience
Maize Microfinance Group
May 2014 – Present
A student run organization providing interest free microloans to entrepreneurs in developing
countries.
 President and Co-founder
o Identified potential sponsors for the fund, developed a business case and
presented to executive boards. This raised $10,000+ in funds since inception
o Identified a secure online platform to execute the loans, developed a business
case, presented to representatives and successfully gained access to the
platform
o Identified a pool of potential entrepreneurs seeking loans, developed a set of
criteria to evaluate the shortlisted candidates and applied the criteria to identify
the candidates that had the most creative ideas, the biggest impacts on their
communities, lowest risk rating and highest possibility of repaying. This led to
80+ loans in the first operating month
o Established 60 of the 150+ loans, liaised with the entrepreneurs to set
repayment guidelines, tracked repayments, and maintained a 98% repayment
rate
Umentor
June 2015 - Present
iOS based application that matches first year students with experienced mentors
 Founder and Operations Management Consultant
o Developed the app using an interest based matching algorithm which allows first
year students to find a mentor that best suits their needs
o Identified and linked with multiple mentorship programs within the University of
Michigan
o Simplified the contacting process for mentorship program directors and
administrators
o Managed schedules, calendars, and events based on student interests and needs
ANCOR – Information Management Systems
June 2011 – December 2011
An outsourcing provider of customized print and electronic document services for a wide
variety of member and communication programs
 Quality Control and Procurement Services Intern
o Developed and executed data migration plans for warehouse inventory as part of
a large-scale plan. This enabled a smooth transition to the new inventory system
o Improved warehouse operations by developing a set of criteria to store products
based on certain specifications. This reduced inventory search time, achieved
faster product retrieval, and reduced obsolete inventory costs
o Managed relationships with suppliers in North America and Europe, leveraged
economies of scale in product orders and maintained optimal inventory levels

Education
University of Michigan
January 2014 – December 2016
College of Literature, Science, and Arts
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, minor in Applied Statistics
Oakland Community College
GPA: 3.85
January 2011 – May 2013
References available upon request

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Activities and Societies
Maize Microfinance Group, Umentor, Optimize, Michigan Economics Society, Chaldean
American Student Association

Skills
SAP ERP, SPSS, R, Microsoft Excel, Inventory Management, Quality Control, Communication,
Process Improvement, Team Leadership, Social Networking, Management, Public Speaking,
Data Analysis, Inventory Management