CEO, President’s Resume (Example)

Below is an actual resume of a CEO President of a major wall street firm commanding a $2,500,000 annual salary. The key theme that stands out here is his absolute aggressive progression to his current position. This shares with his prospective employers that he is very driven and he will likely be their most valuable asset. Also notice the his CV style, it is to bold format each key position he has held, provide a short profile of the company, i.e. public, private, non-profit, and to state the relative size of the company in terms of the number of employees.

We have made some minor changes i.e. dates and names, to his resume for privacy concerns. Download this Resume Example as a Word Document.

Joshua Martins

CEO/President Major Wall Street Firm

1234 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 96521


To leverage significant executive level network and experience from the financial services industry, potentially branching into the tech and pc industry. Interested in board directorships and/or executive positions.


11/2003 – Present
Confidential Investment Bank, New York, NY
(Privately Held; 1001-2000 employees)

Chief Executive Officer of this privately-held investment bank.

Director and Chairman of the Board
4/2002 – Present
Confidential Corporation New York, NY

Industry: Sports/Recreation
(Privately Held; 11-50 employees)
Chairman of the Board of Directors of this privately-held, independent Confidential company. Based in California, USA, Confidential manufactures Confidential for the fast growing Confidential segment.

6/1996 – Oct/2004
Confidential Investment Firm and Institutional Market Services New York, NY
Industry: Financial Services Industry

Head of Confidential Investment Firm portfolio of global institutional markets businesses, and responsible for directing all aspects of the strategy, growth, and world-wide expansion of Confidential Investment Firm businesses in the institutional investor market and mutual fund segments. Specific business unit concentrations in institutional equities, sales and trading, and retail investment advisors. Responsible for approximately $250 million in annual revenue, including Confidential Investment Firms broker/dealer, Confidential Investment Firm Securities, Inc. Managed more than 1250 employees globally.

President of Confidential Investment Firms B division;
Former head of Confidential Investment Firm’s global product development group for; created, developed, and launched a number of high-profile, internet-based, business-to-business financial services, as well as traditionally-delivered content-based businesses, such as Confidential Investment Firm credit rating services.

Managing Partner
8/1994 – 8/1996
Confidential Management Consulting New York, NY
Industry: Management Consulting Industry
(Partnership; 1-10 employees)

Sold and delivered management consulting services to a wide variety of clients, focusing primarily although not exclusively on the strategic use of operations and technology. Offered services included turnaround strategy, business process improvement/redesign, operations cost management, financial operations and advisory services, technology assessment and system selection, business continuity/disaster recovery planning, risk management, and investor relations. Managed all aspects of consulting organization.
Clients included leaders in financial services, manufacturing, technology, research and development, and public sector/not-for-profit organizations.
Significant contact and client list at the senior most levels of America’s and Europe’s leading technology and media companies

Vice President
7/1992 – 8/1994
Confidential Banking Company New York, NY
Industry: Banking/Finance
(Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees)

Sold and managed consulting projects for Confidential Banking Company’s internal clients. Client areas included most all of Confidential Banking Company’s major divisions and senior executives both in the U.S. and abroad. Involvement from inception of projects through implementation of recommendations was not uncommon, and primary responsibilities included consulting team staff selection, client interface, project leadership, and solution generation.
Management of financial services consulting engagements has included functional areas such as new product development, financial analysis, reengineering (from both operational and technological angles), strategy, technology architecture and redesign, disaster recovery and business continuity, management information systems, derivative financial products, and risk management.

Vice President
7/1989 – 6/1992
Confidential Leading Financial Institution, New York, NY
Industry: Banking/Finance
(Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees)

Operating cost management: Eliminated millions of dollars of expenses from investment banking group, sales and trading departments, and support divisions. Created and implemented improved expense reporting methodologies to facilitate ongoing cost reduction. Identified and eliminated poor or redundant technologies.

Management process improvement: Assisted leaders of technology, operations, and production areas with project management and planning techniques, resource prioritization tools, and performance and measurement criteria. Encouraged widespread use of client-vendor model as basis for the relationship between internal service providers and business units.
Firm strategy development: Participated in the construction of multiple components of firm strategic direction for technology and operations. Leveraged operational knowledge and expertise to increase complementary business opportunities.

Senior Manager
1/1986 – 7/1989
Confidential & Co., Inc. New York, NY
Industry: Consulting Services

Initiated and participated in sales of management consulting services to a broad range of industries. Led and participated in numerous engagements in the following functional areas:
Operations review and improvement: Performed overall reviews, created emergency contingency plans, and coordinated production of operating policies and procedures for third-world federal reserve banks, international commercial banks, and domestic investment banks.
Advanced technology systems planning: Designed systems, network strategies, and expert systems for airlines, hotel chains, and governments. Planned optical storage data retrieval systems.
Business management and strategy: Designed long-term client corporate strategies, provided strategic advice on day-to-day management issues, and improved project management techniques.

9/1984 – 12/1985
Confidential Major Computer Firm New York, NY
Industry: IT- Software Systems & Design
(Public Company; 10,001 or more employees)

A joint venture of Major Computer Firm and Ivy League Business School. Wrote high level curriculum software. Worked with business school professors of all specialties to convert abstract financial and economic models to program packages suitable for professors’ in-class use.

4/1981 – 9/1984
Confidential Consulting Firm, New York, NY
Industry: Consulting Services
(Partnership; 1-10 employees)

Founder of this computer programming and consulting firm, serving commercial banks and light industry throughout New York State. Principal services included directing startup of regional bank controllers’ computer operations, improving automated accounting operations, and performing statistical analyses.


6/1983 Ivy League Business School US-NY-New York
Master’s Degree
Masters of Business Administration – Emphasis Intl Finance

6/1982 Ivy League College US-NY-New York
Bachelor’s Degree
Major in Computer Science and Minor in Philosophy.


8/1998 – Present
Club Member     
Ok Confidential

8/1995 – Present
Great Conf Club


Oil Painting     Novice          Current         15 years
Ski Instructor Intermediate   10 years ago  5 years
Fluent French Expert           Current         20 years


French, German, Spanish


Holds patents and marks on software and firmware and is an avid sports gamer. Lives in both New York and the California. Holds securities licenses: Series 5, 43, 21.

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