Ms. Solovyeva, Research Analyst, joined Wurts and Associates in 2010. Her primary responsibilities include generating quantitative analysis for client portfolios and supporting the consulting staff. Elena has over nine years of experience in finance, credit risk, and marketing.
Prior to Wurts, Ms. Solovyeva held Finance Manager positions at Consumer Division of Citibank and Jordan Industries Russia (JIR) where she coordinated planning and budgeting processes, designed financial models to forecast performance of new products, reviewed and analyzed trends of key business drivers, completed scenario analyses and conducted performance reports for regional subsidiaries. Before these roles, she worked as a Senior Credit Risk Analyst in Conseco Finance to which she was primarily responsible for strategy design and ongoing evaluation of private label credit card and mortgage portfolios. Ms. Solovyeva started her career as a Research Analyst in the Business Intelligence department with Fingerhut.
Ms. Solovyeva has a Masters degree in Applied Mathematics from Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia and a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with Honors from North Dakota State University with emphases in Finance and Accounting. She is a recipient of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Seattle.