Kimberly Aardsma

Chicago, IL

Kimberly Aardsma

(708) 248-5189

I am a recent graduate from the top of my class at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business and am looking to start my career as an entry level financial analyst. I am looking for a position where I can be a real asset to the firm as I grow into the financial analyst role.


Loyola University Chicago, Quinlan School of Business Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Finance May 2013
3.7 GPA Overall 4.0 GPA in Major Magna Cum Laude
Relevant Coursework: Business Finance, Cases in Corporate Finance, Economic Principles, Microeconomics, Managerial Accounting, Investments, Business Law, International Financial Management, Macroeconomics, and Financial Accounting

Relevant Work Experience:

Aflac: Associate: La Grange, IL: September 2012 - Current
Secured and conducted meetings with business owners, H.R. managers, office managers, etc.
Gave presentations to employees in groups and one-on-one.
Worked in a self motivated manner with limited direction.

Primerica Financial Services: Representative: Oak Brook, IL: March 2007 – July 2009
Analyzed families’ financial situations and developed personalized strategies for their financial security offering Primerica financial products.
Maintained Series 6 and 63 Limited Securities Licenses while employed by company.
Participated in hiring and development of new representatives.

Professional Skills and Development:

Member of Investment Banking Financial Management Association (IBFMA).
Audited cash drawers and safe while working at Winn-Dixie in 2004.
Quantified tax savings to business owners while working at Aflac in 2012/13.
Identified financial risk areas for families while working at Primerica Financial Services in 2007/09.
Have frequently helped in training and development of new employees in nearly all positions.
Advanced computer skills (Excel, Access, Word, etc).
Naturally strong analytical skills strengthened while at Loyola.
Developed strong ability to manage my own work effort at Aflac in 2012/13.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Naturally strong organization skills developed while working a

  • Education
    • Loyola University Chicago