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President & Founder, Import/Export Merchant

President & Founder, Import/Export Merchant at Lawal Trading, Inc

Brooklyn, NY


Accounting major with a concentration in Taxation and Law. A self-starter and highly motivated with 
excellent interpersonal communication skills. President and Founder of Lawal Trading, an exporting and 
importing trading company specialized in the international shipping of goods and merchandise.

Work Experience

President & Founder, Import/Export Merchant

Lawal Trading, Inc
Brooklyn, NY

August 2007 to Present

Specialized in international shipping of all types of goods (i.e., vehicles, textiles, electronics, etc.) 
Consistently maintained a high-standard of service, follow-through, and specific attention to detail 
Analyzed complex situations, designed practical solutions, and negotiated with shippers to secure 
competitive rates for customers 
Provide solutions to customer inquiries while up-selling other shipping services 
Maintained financial records in Quickens 
Secured license through NYS

Executive Assistant


March 2004 to April 2005

Executive assistant to the Board of Directors and senior managerial staff 
Prepared account and budget spreadsheets in Excel 
Organized and maintained appointments 
Prepared documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations in PowerPoint 
Liaison to clients, suppliers and other staff 
Arranged travel and accommodations


Master of Science in Accounting

Long Island University
Brooklyn, NY

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Long Island University
Brooklyn, NY

Additional Information

Proficient in Microsoft Office XP (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) 
Excellent in office management and organization 
Excellent communication skills (i.e., email etiquette, memo writing, etc.) 
Able to multi-tusk and works well under pressure 
Completes assignments within specified time frames 
Responds to new demands and challenges with efficiency