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Vahe Hovankimian
Advisory Board Member

advisory_board_vahe_jan_2011_1aVahe Hovakimian is an Advisory Board Member with About The Kids Foundation. Hovakimian brings a few solid years of finance and accounting experience to About The Kids Foundation. Hovakimian is currently consulting in the areas of finance and accounting. 

Prior to consulting in finance, he worked as a Bookkeeper for Merchants Accounts Services, Inc., in Oakland, California, where he was responsible for generating financial statements in accordance with GAAP: profit and loss, income, cash flow, performed bank reconciliations and met government compliance deadlines. Prior to Merchants Accounts Services, Inc., Hovakimian worked for Merrill Lynch, in San Diego, California, where he supported the financial advisers with calculating client portfolios while maintaining  the departments proficiency with statistical tools needed to develop robust signals from real-time market data.

Hovakimian received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California San Diego, California, where he also completed course work in Financial Risk Management, Financial Investments and Econometrics Currently Hovakimian is attending University California Berkeley Extension, Berkeley, California, where he is working towards Accounting for Financial and Business Analysts Specialization.