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Marissa Lee Friscia

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Previous positions

  • Business Analyst at Corelation, Inc.
  • Financial Analyst at Penn National Gaming and Hollywood Casinos

Education

Florida Gulf Coast University, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Mathematics

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Background

Summary

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Cum Laude with 5 years experience as a Business Analyst and Financial Analyst. Demonstrated track record taking initiative, researching facts, and analyzing data. Highly analytical and a strong problem-solver. Key Accomplishments: • Filtered data sources from multiple systems into comprehensive analyses through SQL and Excel making them more relevant • Faced with filtering excessive data from multiple sources, conducted statistical analysis, resulting in filtering out irrelevant data. This improved the efficiency of using the data for analysis and decision-making. • Consistently solve mathematical problems faster than others • Used as a resource who were trying to understand the application of a variety of mathematical formulae • Independently learned SQL and Java

Experience

  • Software Developer

    Corelation, Inc.

    May 2019 – Present(5 months)

    • Transitioned to the Software Developer position with the Support & Integration team

  • Business Analyst

    Corelation, Inc.

    July 2017 – May 2019(1 year 10 months)San Diego, California

    • Conduct meetings to Credit Unions and Vendors for requirements gathering, technical design, and data mapping • Work closely with developers on technical specifications and documentations, using JIRA • Assign JIRA ticket requests that involve emergency requests to developers as necessary • Lead two developers specialized in forms on JIRA ticket requests for KeyStone Forms embedded into the KeyStone system that involve enhancement requests and emergency requests to our Core database • Create dashboards on JIRA with visualizations, statistics, and tables for KeyStone Forms to see completion activities on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis • Create pages on Confluence based on priority of projects and unassigned projects that require attention to the developer • Participate in estimate and sprint meetings that involve planning and analysis for interfaces and batch scripts on a bi-weekly basis • Identify gap and contractual items through planning and analysis to Vendors • Work with new vendors to gather data information on new interfaces by helping them input and output data fields to produce their product on KeyStone

  • Financial Analyst

    Penn National Gaming and Hollywood Casinos

    May 2016 – 2017(1 year 5 months)Greater San Diego Area

    • Opened a $450M casino while acted as the liaison between all departments and senior management to ensure maximum efficiency in the budgeting and forecasting processes • Developed daily labor reports to senior management that impacted 1,000 employees by creating PivotTables • Improved cost efficiency in labor costs while creating data models, performing data analysis, and grouping data to make daily, weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly comparisons through PowerPivot • Increased revenue by leveraging customer data to improve customer service through Power BI • Completed all tasks under time constraints with PivotTables to all departments, senior management, and Penn National Gaming through optimizing data collection procedures and maintaining an $389M annual budget

  • Associate Member of Technical Staff

    The Aerospace Corporation

    February 2015 – April 2016(1 year 2 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area

    • Conducted an analysis on Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) Discrepancy Report (DR) data using descriptive statistics, correlation, regression, probability, and statistical inference • Examined and reduced large amounts of OCX DR data using pivot tables and data analyses to contain costs for Global Positioning System ground systems • Built discrete event models through the four phases of software development process (requirements development, design, implementation, and test) in the ExtendSim simulation tool • Worked with colleagues to create workflows and algorithms, perform analyses, and identify data trends for commercial data analytics and architecture • Incorporated advanced analytics and commercial technologies related to National Institute of Standards and Technology Reference Architecture and Tableau software • Researched ground capabilities for a Software Systems Engineering Department study team to summarize the unique tools and capabilities Aerospace used from the past ten years • Developed the briefing summarizing the results to the Engineering and Technology Group management and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration program office customer

  • Intern

    U.S. Department of State

    September 2014 – November 2014(2 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area

    • Researched, collected, and assembled data from the parking permit survey into databases • Provided statistical consulting to the supervisor, as well as analysis and interpretation of parking permit data • Reported findings and provided recommendations to The Office of Allowances to enhance the parking services to employees • Created and presented a parking permit briefing with data findings to the supervisor, division chief, and program analyst • Formulated statistical methodology section for parking permit study, wrote statistical analysis proposals, performed statistical analysis, and drafted statistical reports to an assistant secretary

  • Business Analyst Intern

    SymMetric Revenue Solutions

    May 2014 – August 2014(3 months)Fort Myers, Florida Area

    • Analyzed insurance plan coding data to help identify areas of potential change and improvement in an effort to enhance accuracy of information • Increased revenues through the re-classification and correction of coding data • Evaluated and worked to improve the metrics to enhance the revenue forecasting models • Collaborated with the supervisor and colleagues to revise the methodology for forecasting revenues from self-pay patients in health sharing organizations • Assembled and analyzed forecast for insurance reimbursements through collection and organization of the relevant data, analysis, and identification of data trends

Education

Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Spanish

    Elementary proficiency

Projects

  • Statistical Analysis of Childhood Obesity

    January 2014 – April 2014

    • Worked independently on a “Senior Seminar” project concerning Childhood Obesity, distributing and collecting information taken at a local Middle School in Fort Myers, Florida • Gathered and evaluated information from the surveys to measure diet, levels of physical activity and daily routines. Analyzed data and created charts using R and SAS.

    Team Members (1):
    • Marissa Lee Friscia

Skills & Expertise

  • Statistics
  • Matlab
  • Business Analysis
  • JIRA
  • DAX
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Data Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
  • Regression Analysis
  • Microsoft Office
  • Survey Designs
  • Cognos
  • Correlation
  • Tableau
  • Confluence
  • Power BI
  • Mathematics
  • R
  • Kronos
  • Java
  • Calculus
  • Great Plains
  • SQL

Courses

Independent Coursework

  • Statistical Methods(STA 2023)
  • Intro to Regression Analysis(STA 4234)
  • Operations Research(MAP 3163)
  • Senior Seminar(MAT 4937)

Honors & Awards

  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

    April 2011

    • Inducted into this Freshman Honor Society with over a 3.50 GPA

  • The National Society of Leadership and Success

    November 2013

    • Inducted into this Honor Society

  • Awards

    • President’s List • Dean’s List

Organizations

  • Math Club

    Present

  • Phi Mu Fraternity

    Founding Member of Theta Nu Chapter

    Present

  • Leadership Summit

    Present

  • Leadership Academy

    Present

  • FGCU Dance Company

    Present

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Market Boss

    ProduceGood

    October 2018 – Present(1 year)Health

  • Volunteer

    Susan G. Komen

    PresentHealth

  • 5k Race Competitor

    Wounded Warrior Project

    PresentHealth

  • Volunteer

    Harry Chapin Food Bank

    Health

  • Volunteer

    The Bridge Youth Center

    Children

  • Volunteer

    Stars Complex

    Education

  • Volunteer

    Habitat for Humanity ReStore

    Social Services

  • Volunteer

    FGCU Food Forest

    Health

Causes Marissa Lee cares about:

  • Health
  • Science and Technology