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Elliott Zakem

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Director, Merrill Lynch. Previously Associate, JPMorgan Chase & Co..

Director, Merrill Lynch. Previously Associate, JPMorgan Chase & Co..

8 vouches

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Director Merrill Lynch May 2011 - present
Associate JPMorgan Chase & Co. June 2005 - April 2011


University of Notre Dame Finance and Business Economics 2001 - 2005
West Catholic High School 1997 - 2001

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Financial Services
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel
  • • Transportation
  • • Sports
  • • TV

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Key Strengths

Finance • Cash Management • Emerging Markets • Foreign currency hedging • Risk Management • Capital Markets • Derivatives • interest rate hedging

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Matthew Jicha
We worked together  •  Director, Merrill Lynch. Previously Associate, J.P. Morgan. Northwestern grad.
Elliott is one of the smartest, hardest working, most trustworthy people I've ever worked with - he will do great at anything he chooses to ... pursue
Sherwin Parkhurst
We worked together  •  Vice President, Bank of America. Previously Vice President, Bank of America.
Elliott is a first class individual in all regards. He works hard, is thoughtful, and dedicated to building something that not only can succ ... eed but do so on a lasting basis.
Chuck Brobst
We worked together  •  Managing Partner, CEO, GFM Solutions Group, LLC / GFM Resero Global and Adjunct Instructor, DePaul University. University of Chicago grad.
Elliott's combination of people and technical skills is rare. He's pragmatic, candid and works well with teammates.
Jennifer Le
We worked together  •  Brand Ambassador, Doctor On Demand. Previously Assistant Vice President, Sr. Client Manager Associate, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Elliott is a client-focused self-starter who possesses strong communication, strategic and analytical skills. He's a significant asset who c ... an add value to any team/organization.
Wes Wilson
We worked together  •  Director, Bank of America. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.
Elliott is an excellent problem solver that is very strategic and analytical in his thinking yet maintains a strong focus on details.
Dan Benittah
We worked together  •  Previously Sr. Treasury Analyst, Herbalife. Previously Pricing Analyst, Herbalife.
Elliott is very knowledgeable on everything that touches international markets. He is very keen with numerous derivative products and he has ... been a resource and a go to person every time I needed some insight regarding foreign markets or economic and political developments that could affect the currency profile of such and such countries. He's helped me protect my company against foreign exchange risk by providing important analyses, financial tools and has always been available to take my calls. I would definitely recommend him as an expert advisor to whomever seeking to take their business to the next level on the international scene.
Evan Lintz
They're my school  •  Private Equity - Technology, ICONIQ Capital. Previously Investment Banking - Technology, Thomas Weisel Partners.
I have known Elliott for over 10 years. Has always gone out of his way to be helpful and is an all around great guy. Fun, smart and extremel ... y thoughtful that does whatever it takes to get things done.
Trevor Renfield
We worked together  •  Chief Financial Officer, DivX, LLC. Previously Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Entropic Communications.
Elliot has been extremely helpful throughout the implementation of our Company's foreign currency and has been a great advisor to our compan ... y on various foreign currency matters.