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Aakash Sharma

Budget & Operations Specialist (Sociology and Anthropology)

Aakash Sharma is a finance and technology enthusiast, currently serving as the Budget and Operations Specialist for the Sociology and Anthropology Department. He has a strong educational background and diverse professional experience.

Aakash earned a Master of Science in Finance from the University of Miami Herbert Business School. His coursework included Financial Investment, Corporate Finance, Quantitative Finance, and Financial Modeling. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.

Aakash monitors and updates non-salary operating budget accounts, manages personnel-related tasks, and processes various financial documents. His detailed-oriented approach ensures smooth operations.

Previously, Aakash worked as a Credit Analyst II at First Horizon Bank in Raleigh, NC, where he interpreted financial statements, participated in transaction structuring, and managed commercial loan portfolios. His career began at Pearson Education in Boston, MA, as an Associate Developer, where he created and reviewed assessment content for economics textbooks and digital platforms.

Aakash is proficient in Microsoft Excel and Python. He holds certifications in Bloomberg Market Concepts and Agile Fundamentals.

Aakash’s career reflects his perseverance and dedication. From studying finance at the University of Miami to his ongoing journey at Northeastern University, he continuously seeks to expand his knowledge and skills.