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DAMIEN A.

RICHBURG
Pflugerville, TX 78660 512.297.3769 damien.richburg@ymail.com

Experienced professional, capable of versatile leadership as well implementing change management in diverse and complicated
environments. Expertise includes budget analysis, process improvement and creating unique solutions to complex problems.
EXPERIENCE
TEAM Walker Inc. (Non-profit focused on community development and education)
Vice President of Operations

Jersey City, NJ
Nov 2013 Present

Led and cultivated staff, developed organizational strategies and vision, and managed all aspects of daily operations

Ensured receipt of $300,000 educational STEM grant by analyzing our programs effects on in-school testing, identifying priority areas
for development, and demonstrating viability by improving in-school performance of 77% of our programs students
Responsible for the training, development, allocation and management of staff of 25 in companys afterschool and summer programs
that cater to over 375 students annually. Includes effectively managing overall organizational budget
Created and implemented program critical child care process utilizing strategic change management strategies.
Turned 25% annual funding deficit into 5% surplus through cost management, contractor negotiations and strategic alignment of
resources with organizational objectives.
Increased organizations community presence and funding eligibility by building relationships and creating functional partnerships with
city officials and local educational and business leaders.
Implemented procedures to prepare for external audits using internal usage testing, systematic data retention and process controls

T3 Trading Group, LLC (Multi-million dollar proprietary trading firm)


Proprietary Stock Trader

New York, NY
Jan 2012 Oct 2013
Used financial analysis and market expertise to trade stock and options while navigating young traders through equity market acclimation process.
Developed proprietary trading strategy to analyze trading risk using rule based, objective entry and exits creating a minimum 3:1
implied risk/reward ratio
Drove execution of mentoring program for 13 new traders that emphasized money management and trade identification, resulting in
85% of mentee accounts remaining viable longer than the average beginner trading account
Analyzed market conditions and company financials to identify optimal opportunities in an autonomous trading environment
Citigroup Global Markets (Capital markets and investing banking division of Citigroup global bank)
US Technology Equities Trader
International Equities Trading Assistant

Cultivated client relationships while analyzing domestic and foreign equity markets and company specific financials.

Managed and cultivated client relationships; analyzed company fundamentals, priced and negotiated risk transactions, recommended
trading strategies, and executed more than 3 million shares daily
Reduced client related P&L losses by more than 30% via the use of strategic stock and option hedges
Generated 17% increase in commission based revenue by working with a five person team to deliver improved client offerings based
on client sourced surveys
Increased individual trade profitability 70% by analyzing opportunities, back testing using historical data, and providing concise and
thorough stock movement contingencies

Freescale Semiconductor ($12B leading global semiconductor manufacturer & Motorola spinoff)
Probe Process Engineer
NPI Device Engineer
Product Advocate

Resolved issues, improved processes, and created best practices for new products introduced to global clients.

Austin, TX
May 2005 Jul 2006
Jan 2004 Apr 2005
Jun 2001Dec 2003

Generated $124 million in cost saving by leading six person cross functional team in developing and implementing cutting edge
processes that significantly improved new product manufacturing
Reduced customer returns by 37% during 12-month period by synchronizing and managing global and local team efforts to eliminate
product defects
Condensed development time by 33% for $137 million product launch by creating optimized qualification plans and guidelines
Directed $280 million dynamic manufacturing process integration (semiconductor technologies) and provided 24/7 coverage
Trained and managed Beijing staff (traveled to China) to create a uniform testing process across all global testing facilities

EDUCATION
The University of Texas at Austin: McCombs School of Business
Master of Business Administration (Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Fellow)
CFA Level 3 Candidate
Virginia Tech
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

New York, NY
Jan 2010 Jun 2011
Aug 2008Jan 2010

Austin, TX
May 2008
Blacksburg, VA
May 2001

OTHER
Skills/Certifications: Microsoft: Word, Excel and Power Point, Series 7 Licensed , SAT Math Instructor
Organizations: NBMBAA, Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, MBA Jump Start, Alpha Phi Alpha, IF&FAMM