Joseph R. Pryor, Jr.
3751 N. Kenmore Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613
2016-Present: Manager for Wrigley Rooftops. Participate in the long-term planning of the operation as well as deal with the day-to-day minutiae of running a busy restaurant/bar.
2014-2015: Sales Representative for Phoenix Media Corporation. Conduct interviews with C-Level Executives of companies with revenues greater than $30 million resulting in published content for a business-to-business magazine. Successful interviews result in detailed lists of subcontractors, vendors and suppliers for advertising purposes as well as future interview possibilities. Top five representative in profit generation in first three months and fulfilled annual sales quota by end of 3rd quarter.
2010-present: Quantitative Analyst for “In The Black” newsletter. Edit content to assure accuracy and practicability. Instrumental in forming a proprietary trading group. Successfully completed the Series 56 Proprietary Trading and Compliance Exam.
2006-present: Independent Trader for own account. Trade a variety of commodity futures and equities using Trade Station, Trading Technologies, Photon and E-Trade trading platforms while implementing numerous trading strategies, including Elliot Wave Theory, Market Profile and Fibonacci Retracements. Furthering education in technical analysis via research and seminars.
2002-2005: Customer Liaison at The Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Specialized in Interest Rate Futures Products. Engaged in price discovery in multiple contracts. Increased customer base 30% in first six months.
1987-2001: Held virtually every position while working my way up through the futures pits at The Chicago Board of Trade culminating in the performance of brokerage duties, management of employees and the formation of trading groups in various emerging market pits including The Dollar Index, The German Bund and The Dow Jones Futures contracts.
Bachelor of Arts, Southern Illinois University, 1987