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Mark Downey


Role and Company

CFO and COO, Algodon Group


27 years experience in financial services


Garden City, NY

About Mark

Financial services and private equity executive with proven experience in enhancing financial operations, controlling costs, managing risk, increasing revenues and improving client relationships. Skilled specialist in leading global initiatives as a CPA and Series 27 – Financial and Operations Principal. Highly analytical, strategic and tactical thinker, quantitative problem solver, client focused and a skilled team manager and team player.

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Articles by Mark

5 years ago

Interview Technique - Article 1 of 4 - "Win Every Interview with these 6 Steps"

I've written a series of articles that will help prepare you for the questions that may be asked during an...

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5 years ago

Interview Technique - Article 2 of 4 - "Interview Tips and Suggestions"

Do your homework and check out the potential employer's website. Ask around. Find out as much as possible about the...

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5 years ago

Interview Techniques - Article 3 of 4 - "Outside the box Questions"

Here are some outside the box questions to prepare for in your next interview as indicated in my first article.


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5 years ago

Interview Techniques - Article 4 of 4 - "Ways Candidates Strike Out on Interviews, Get Hired for The Job You Want and Good Questions to Ask"

These are 34 ways candidates strike out on interviews:

  1. Poor personal appearance.
  2. Lack of interest and enthusiasm. (Passive and indifferent)
  3. Over...

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Mark's Recent Answers

7 years ago

Is the one page resume a must?

Jesse, A one page is a must for someone with that amount of experience. As someone who has reviewed a...

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7 years ago

Any feedback on my LinkedIn Summary Review?

Bennet, All of these suggestions are very good. A few ideas I would strongly recommend. In LinkedIn, when you make...

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