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Renda Orgill | (177) 528-3212 | 221B Baker Street,


I am a professional trader with over 5 years of experience in the industry. I have a proven track record of success and profitability, and I am confident in my ability to generate consistent profits in any market conditions. I specialize in technical analysis and day trading, and I have an intimate knowledge of all major financial markets. My risk management skills are impeccable, and I always maintain strict discipline when trading. I am looking for a position as a full-time trader at a reputable firm where I can continue to grow professionally while helping the company achieve its financial goals.


Senior Trader at A.I.M. Mutual Insurance Company, MAMar 2022 - Present

  • Achieved a 20% return on investment for the year.
  • Increased trading volume by 30%.
  • Generated $10 million in revenue for the firm.
  • Completed 100 trades per day on average.
  • Managed a team of 5 junior traders.

Trader at Amica Mutual Insurance Company, MAAug 2017 - Jan 2022

  • Generated $100 million in revenue for the company through successful trades.
  • Grew the trading desk by 20% through recruitment and training of new traders.
  • Developed a new trading strategy that increased profits by 30%.
  • Negotiated favorable contracts with vendors and suppliers, resulting in a 10% cost reduction.
  • Analyzed market trends to identify opportunities and make profitable trades.


Bachelor of Science in Economics at Harvard University, MAAug 2012 - May 2017

I have learned to think critically, solve problems, and communicate effectively.


  • Financial analysis
  • Portfolio management
  • Risk management
  • Trading strategies
  • Technical analysis
  • Fundamental analysis

Tranell Maren | (772) 004-9957 | 4602 N 22nd St, Tampa, FL 33610


I am a trader with over 5 years' experience in the industry. I have worked with various clients, including institutional investors and hedge funds. I have a deep understanding of financial markets and instruments, and use this knowledge to make informed trading decisions. I take a disciplined approach to my work, which has resulted in consistent profitability. My goal is to continue to grow my career by making successful trades and contributing to the success of my firm.


Senior Trader at Smith Trading Company, IDApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 5 traders and generated $2.3 million in profit.
  • Averaged trading profits of $300,000 per month.
  • Consistently ranked as one of the top 3 traders in the company.
  • Traded successfully for 10 years without any major losses.
  • Managed risk effectively and always met margin requirements.

Trader at John Trading Company, IDAug 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and executed trades with clients, generating $12 million in revenue for the company.
  • Developed strong relationships with key clients, resulting in repeat business.
  • Monitored market trends and adjusted trading strategies accordingly to maximize profits.
  • Actively managed a portfolio of 50+ client accounts worth over $100 million.
  • Achieved consistent annual profitability for 3 years straight.


Bachelor of Science in Economics at UCLASep 2012 - May 2017

Some skills I've learned are economic analysis and research, communication and presentation skills, teamwork, and time management.


  • Trading
  • Financial analysis
  • Portfolio management
  • Risk management
  • Derivatives trading
  • Commodities trading
  • Foreign exchange (FX) trading