Preston Ferguson


Utah State University – Jon M. Huntsman School of Business – Logan, Utah
B.S., Finance, 2011-2013
Small Enterprise Education and Development , Finance & Economics Club
GPA: 3.6
L.D.S. Business College – Salt Lake City, Utah
A.S. Business, A.S. Financial and Managerial Accounting, 2009-2011
Dean’s List, Honors Society


Wasatch Social Ventures                                                                                                   Trujillo, Peru                                                                                                                   
Small Enterprise Education and Development Adviser                                       Dec 2011 – Jan 2013
·         Contributed to creation of a 3 phase curriculum program (300+ pages) that condensed a 1 year program rotation to 3 months.
·         Taught bi-weekly classes to Peruvian entrepreneurs while helping them to perform market research.
·         Wrote business plans and forecasted cash flows for presentation to board members.
·         Advised in daily operations of more than 10 projects to cut costs, increase revenues, and improve reporting methods.

Utah State University Dean’s Office of Engineering                                                            Logan, UT                                                                                
Accounting Assistant                                                                                            Aug 2011 – July 2012                                                                                                                         
Assisted in tracking scholarships, salary accounts, and expense account
Created and improved reports of accounts for management

Farm Bureau Financial Services                                                                                             Orem, UT                                                                                                                 
Service Agent                                                                                                       Mar 2011 – Aug 2011                                                                                                                                  
·         Internship in the insurance industry
·         Earned the State of Utah Certification for Property and Casualty Insurance

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints                                                  Anaheim, California 
Service Volunteer                                                                                                  Sep 2006 – Sep 2008
·         Led between 2-18 volunteers in training, door to door experience, and service projects

Skills and Certifications

Spanish (Professional Working)
Team Work
Problem Solving
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign

Bloomberg Essentials
Bloomberg        December 2011
Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3)
Certiport        September 2005
Utah Property and Casualty Insurance
Prometric          May 2010 – May 2011

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