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ERIC SCHNUR, CFA

Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807


908-500-7501 schnur.eric@yahoo.com
www.linkedin.com/in/ericschnur
INVESTMENT RESEARCH ANALYST
Knowledgeable financial analyst with over 20 years of experience guiding investment decision-making
through skilled primary research and due diligence.
Advanced expertise in financial analysis, valuation, and reporting in diverse range of industries
including energy, chemicals, paper, food manufacturing, insurance, broadcasting and media.
Experience executing profitable turnaround of struggling companies and implementing cost
accounting and reporting systems that produce measurable improvements.
Talent for recruiting, building, training, and mentoring elite cross-functional teams.
Primary Investment Research Financial Analysis & Reporting Cash Flow & Liquidity Analysis
Corporate Accounting Due Diligence Investment Strategy Business Development Pricing Strategy
Equity Financing Revenue Growth Project Management Buy-Side Credit Research Partner &
Vendor Relations Cost Accounting Financial Modeling Business Valuation Cost Control
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
NOTE: 2014-Present: Took sabbatical to manage death in family while keeping CFA certification current.
Details upon request.
INTRAVEST, Springfield, New Jersey 2012-2014
Family-owned life insurance sales and brokerage company.
Sales Professional: Promoted and sold life insurance products to retail customers.
Doubled revenue and number of written policies company-wide within 24 months.
Improved sales results by developing proprietary database including client information and
methodologies for identifying high-potential sales prospects.
W.R. HUFF ASSET MANAGEMENT, Morristown, New Jersey 1993-2012
Asset management company specializing in high-yield bonds and private equity.
Principal, Huff Alternative Fund, LP 2010-2012: Chosen to serve as Executive VP and Acting CFO of
Lisy Corp., a wholly-owned spice manufacturer based in Miami, Florida. Executed dramatic turnaround of
struggling company. Coordinated working capital, payroll operations, and product pricing. Managed
vendor relationships. Established new processes and procedures to lay firm foundation for future growth.
Developed new cost accounting system reallocating production and distribution costs while
facilitating new product pricing strategies, maximizing revenue growth.
Eliminated waste in sales organization by implementing strict cost controls.
Persuaded key sponsor to provide $2 million equity cash infusion; coordinated merger of back
office and sales operations with profitable sister company to stabilize cost structure.
Transformed key markets from direct-to-store delivery to independent distributor model,
eliminating high costs in warehousing, transportation, and personnel.
Principal, Huff Energy Fund LP 2006-2012: Performed due diligence on onshore and offshore
exploration and production companies; led placement of $400 million in committed capital for $500 million
private equity fund dedicated to energy investments. Communicated with subject matter experts in
geology, geophysics, and petroleum development and extraction. Analyzed reserve reports, AFEs, drilling
agreements, and leases. Attended industry events including IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium,
COGA, and NAPE.
Improved performance by expanding proprietary database of transaction valuation data.
Appointed to serve as key member of Board of Directors for portfolio companies based in
Houston, Texas and Calgary, Canada.
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Co-Director of Research 2000-2006: Acted as key point of communication between analysts, portfolio
managers, and traders in managing institutional high-yield bond portfolio worth over $15 billion. Reviewed
and analyzed research reports; supervised, mentored and trained team of more than 20 accounting and
financial analysts.
Participated in issuance of high yield bonds to finance more than 200 companies.
Ensured high levels of competence and appropriate certification of staff by teaching in-depth
seminars in accounting, financial statement analysis, and CFA test preparation.
Forged partnerships at leading business schools to recruit top-level analyst candidates.
Research Analyst 1993-2000: Delivered buy and sell recommendations on high-yield bonds, public
equities, and bank loans within institutional portfolio worth over $15 billion. Managed coverage lists of
approximately 30 companies spanning energy, chemicals, paper, food manufacturing, broadcasting and
media. Identified market and industry trends, competitive positioning, and economic factors; reviewed
company filings and communicated regularly with competitors, suppliers, customers, regulators, and
senior-level management. Analyzed creditworthiness of key issuers through detailed financial projections.
Performed valuation analysis of potential investments.
Played key role in supporting successful investment strategy through development of detailed
and comprehensive research reports.
Established expert reputation in financial modeling and due diligence.
NOTE: Additional experience includes Senior Tax Associate and Audit Associate at Coopers & Lybrand.
Details upon request.
EDUCATION
Master of Business Administration: Taxation
Master of Science in Accounting
New York University Stern School of Business
Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Cum Laude)
Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
Semester Abroad at University of Copenhagen
CERTIFICATIONS
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA): Retired
New Jersey Insurance Producer: Life & Health
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
CFA Institute
TECHNICAL SKILLS
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint Bloomberg

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