Dan Paltzer joins the B2E program with a background in sales and teaching. Dan possess strong analytical skills and can offer solutions to complex needs. He is an independent thinker who can work effectively within a team or alone. Dan is looking forward to jump starting his new career path with the B2E program.
Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall
Soft Skills: Highly Organized, Persuasive, Adaptable, Strong Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
Relevant Experience: Project Management, Customer Service, Development
Software: Microsoft Office, SharePoint
Education & Training
York Solutions’ Barriers to Entry Program – Concentration: Project Management (in process)
University of Minnesota, Ph.D. – History, Early Modern England, 2008-2014
Vanderbilt University, M.A. Political Science, Political Theory, 2006-2008
Lawrence University, B.A.
Professional Experience Highlights
Communicated with customers to understand their mortgage needs and collected necessary documentation.
Followed underwriting procedures to identify programs for which the customer could obtain qualification.
Connected customers with vehicles after understanding their automotive needs.
Assisted in explaining financing or leasing options.
Promoted from sales floor to internet lead department at both dealerships. Leveraged CRM and sales resources to improve customer contact and increased traffic and sales.
Graduate Instructor/Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota,
Planned, researched, wrote, and edited historical publications including doctoral dissertation and pieces for academic journals.
Participated in graduate student and faculty writing workshops to both give and receive feedback on historical writing.
Taught historical analysis and writing to students;
Reader Grader/Research Assistant, Vanderbilt University
Graded student papers and provided feedback on writing.
Reviewed Congressional testimonies, coded and input data for statistical research and analysis.