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RICHARD BURKHARDT 1721 Graniteway Lane Columbus, Ohio 43229 (614) 841-9798 - Home rbd395de@westpost.

net SUMMARY: Banking and brokerage operations specialist with over 24 years of exper ience with skills in processing mandatory reorganizations and class actions and reconciling accounts. Expertise in Microsoft Excel and working knowledge of Micr osoft Word and Lotus Notes. Dependable hard worker with attention to detail who m is able to work without supervision. Good communication and problem solving sk ills and an effective team member. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1995 to 2009 Huntington National Bank, Columbus, Ohio TRUST SPECIALIST Processed mandatory reorganization items in a timely manner on a daily basis. Th ese included full and partial calls, stock dividend, splits and spin-offs; and m ergers. Processed class actions and reconciled general ledger accounts. * Designed and implemented a system that replaced multiple individual general le dger ticket submissions with an Excel spreadsheet, saving between one and two ho urs a day. * Developed an automated process for crediting class action checks received, whi ch saved between 4 and 10 hours on each large volume payout. * Assisted in developing an automated process for posting cost basis adjustments on large security spin-offs, reducing the posting time from several days to thr ee to four hours. * Provided both internal and external customer service on a daily basis, using t elephone, e-mail and personal contact. 1989 to 1995 Alex Brown and Sons, Washington, D.C. WIRE OPERATOR/ASSISTANT CASHIER Transmitted live trades from the Washington D.C. office to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Assistant cashier duties included but not limited to receiv ing and posting payments from customers; issuing checks; and processing securiti es received. 1985 to 1989 Bellamah, Neuhauser and Barrett, Washington, D.C. ASSISTANT CASHIER Duties included but not limited to transferring money market funds by computer, receiving customer payments, and processing reorg actions including tender offer s. Entered purchase and sale trades on the computer; checked confirmations for accuracy before mailing; reconciled checks mailed to customers against checks ca shed; served as backup in the trading area, did semi-annual box count of securit ies held by firm. 1979 to 1985 Roll Call Newspaper, Washington, D.C. REPORTER General assignment reporter for paper that covered the inner workings of Congres s. Types of events covered included but not limited to primary and general elect ions, Congressional committee meetings, features and profiles on both Members of Congress and Congressional staff. Also performed copy editing and proofreading

duties. * Covered the Senate Rules and Administration Committee hearings regarding wheth er to put the Senate on TV. * Reported on national House and Senate elections. * Wrote short biographies of incoming Members of Congress. * Covered the President's annual State of the Union Address. * Wrote feature articles on several Members of Congress, including House Minorit y Leader Bob Michel (R-ILL) and Sen. Jennings Randolph (D-WVA). * Reported on House Administration Committee hearings that included such issues as the Master Plan for the U.S. Capitol and funding for the internal operations of Congress. EDUCATION Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Arts in journalism and political science MILITARY EXPERIENCE Served in the United States Navy. Attained the rank of Boiler Technician Third C lass. Honorably discharged upon completion of enlistment.