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Morgan Stanley Wealth Management - Financial Advisor Resume Example

Allison Flores
Professional Summary

Seasoned Financial Executive with more than 20 years of experience in client-oriented environments. Excellent analytical and communication skills. Proven track record in financial planning, investment management and using structured products to achieve financial goals.

  • Analytical and creative financial thinker, with a distinguished 20 year career with global top-tier financial institutions.
  • High-energy, hands-on style, proven ability to deliver results to Hedge Fund and Retail clients alike.
  • Comfortable working in deadline-driven, multi-tasking, fast-paced environments.
  • Detail-oriented with keen organization and presentation skills, able to use innovative financing instruments that consistently maximize profits while minimizing risk.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial evaluation/modeling methodologies and ability to synthesize and communicate complex quantitative and qualitative data to create effective financing solutions..
Financial Advisor Feb 2008Present Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Florham Park, NJ
  • Engage in client acquisition by networking, referral and cold walking. Focus on high net worth women, female executives, small business owners and 401K plans.
  • Interview clients to determine their current income, expenses, assets, liabilities,  insurance coverage, tax status, financial objectives, risk tolerance, or other information needed to develop a financial plan.
  • Recommend to clients strategies in retirement planning, liability management, annuities and insurance coverage, or other areas to help them achieve their financial goals.
  • Implement financial planning recommendations, contact clients periodically to determine any changes in their financial status.
  • Make presentations on financial services to groups to attract new clients.
Vice President, Equity Swaps Jun 1994Mar 1999 Merrill Lynch & Co. (now Bank of America) New York, NY


  • Co-founded and grew Equity Financial Swaps Group, with full accountability for trading book P&L and interest rate management.
  • Traded and managed $1B notional value portfolio in Equity Swaps. Strategies included convertible bond arbitrage, merger arbitrage, long/short equity, custom basket and single stock swaps.
  • Daily direct contact with Hedge Fund clients included executing detailed trading instructions of underlying equities. 
  • Partnered with Global Equity Derivative Sales, Program Trading, Convertibles Sales and Trading, Institutional Global Equity Trading, Corporate Legal and Corporate Credit to structure ISDA one-off transactions.
  • Executed box trades on CBOE and AMEX using S&P- and Russell-listed Euro style options.
  • Identified stocks for and traded Conversions and Reverse Conversions.
  • Executed interest rate futures contracts on Chicago Merc to hedge swap book net interest rate exposure.


Vice President, Treasurer's Office; Manager Long-Term Debt and Equity Jun 1987May 1994 Paine Webber Group Inc. (now UBS AG) New York, NY
  • Created Annual Financial Plan for Treasurer's presentation to Board of Directors.
  • Directed daily activities for 3-person team accountable for Long-Term financing needs.
  • Created Medium-Term Note Program to raise debt quickly and efficiently, reduced cost of capital, improved ROE by reducing overall firm borrowing costs.
  • Recommended, negotiated, and implemented 3:2 common stock stock split to improve common equity liquidity and float in wake of October 1987 market crash. Increased daily trading volume of Paine Webber stock by 10%.
  • Issued $300 million preferred stock private placement to Japanese investor, increasing liquidity at critical time, after October 1987 crash.
MBA : Finance May 1986 The Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business, UVA Charlottesville, VA
Bachelor of Science : Economics and Finance May 1982 The Wharton Undergraduate School of Business, UPenn Philadelphia, PA
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Previous Companies:

  • Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Merrill Lynch & Co now Bank of America
  • Paine Webber Group Inc now UBS AG

Previous Job Positions:

  • Financial Advisor
  • Vice President
  • Equity Swaps
  • Treasurers Office
  • Manager Long Term Debt and Equity


  • The Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business, UVA
  • The Wharton Undergraduate School of Business, UPenn

Level of Education:

  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science

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