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Michael L. Metcalf - United States Peace Corps Cameroon, Africa, 1997-1998, Feasibility Consultant
Michael L. Metcalf
322 West 11th Street, Apt. 12
New York, NY 10014
Education: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY New York, NY
Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Master of Business Administration, May 2002
Emphasis in Finance/International Business
Digital Economy Initiative
Vice President, Liaison Affairs, Net Impact
Member, Emerging Markets Association and Technology and New Media Group (TANG)
Washington University St. Louis, MO
Bachelor of Arts, Economics/Anthropology, May 1995
Experience: Urban Business Assistance Corporation (UBAC) New York, NY 2000-Present Consultant
Work with consulting team to prepare strategic business plan for minority-owned media company.
1999-2000 The IRIS Center University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Researched capital markets for the Bulgarian Securities and Stock Exchange Commission (BSSEC) to assure an efficient securities market.
Analyzed BSSEC project reports, monitored project work plan, forecasted budget expenditures, prepared subcontractor invoices and financial payments.
Created financial reporting system for and managed reporting requirements for 18 projects under $26 million USAID contract.
Prepared budgets, past performance references, and IRIS technical qualifications for USAID, World Bank, and Inter-American Development Bank proposals totaling over $65 million.
Led Outreach and Marketing team project to establish IRIS proposal resources database.
1998-1999 Sterling International Group, Inc. Washington, DC
Authored and edited international privatization research reports.
Designed management strategies and co-authored World Bank report for African portfolio management unit.
Identified potential investors for Latin American telecommunications privatization.
1998-1998 BASICS Arlington, VA
Monitored in-country expenditures for USAID project.
Prepared budgets, salary disbursements, and expense reports for Honduras and Guatemala offices.
United States Peace Corps Cameroon, Africa 1997-1998 Feasibility Consultant
Selected to establish technical feasibility of new Peace Corps agroforestry project.
Completed comprehensive report based on analysis of government research, collaborative organizations, and agricultural conditions.
1995-1997 Agroforestry Extension Agent Cameroon, Africa
Conducted group presentations in French and led farmers to adopt improved land management and soil conservation practices by using agroforestry techniques.
Designed training sessions for 20 Peace Corps trainees.
Established fund, budget, and arranged Cameroonian contracts for volunteer transit house.
Additional: Proficient in French, basic knowledge of Spanish
Traveled in more than 30 countries throughout Europe, Africa, North America, and Asia.
Bestowed the traditional title of nobility by the Chief of Bapa, Cameroon.