Résumé of Dr. Dean G. "Gordy" Fairchild

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Extensive senior experience in putting statistics to business use and managing technical people. Seasoned modeler and SAS programmer familiar with designing, automating, and executing performance checks on models for compliance. Adept at collaborating across diverse roles: econometricians, auditors/accountants, actuarial reviewers, and senior management. Personable and persuasive oral, written, and online communicator capable of reaching varied audiences. IT and programming skills honed through years of experience on practical problems. Excellent soft skills in hiring, managing and developing people.

Specialties: econometrics/statistics, loyalty and rewards program effectiveness, credit scoring, market research, time series forecasting, modeling with panel data, managing people.


Sr. Director, Analytics
Cognilytics, Inc.
February 2010--Present (5 years 1 month) Phoenix, Arizona, Area & San Francisco, California
Provide analytical lead, programming, and project lead skills to Silicon Valley startup consulting firm. Work has concentrated around financial services (payment) industry problems such as portfolio optimization across the business and consumer book, credit and debit card model governance, targeted segmentation, and loyalty/rewards analyses.
Director of Analytics, Membership Rewards Finance
American Express
July 2004--January 2010 (5 years 7 months)
Project Manager ICPM HQ MR Finance
American Express
July 2002--July 2004 (2 years 1 month)
Consulting Econometrician at American Express MR Finance
CDI Information Services
January 2002--July 2002 (7 months)
Consulting Econometrician at American Express
CDI Business Solutions
May 2001--July 2002 (1 year 3 months)
Telecommunications Infrastructure Consultant
Market Research Center, IFAS-FRED, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
May 2000--May 2001 (1 year 1 month)
Business Internet Sales, e-business Trainer
Safari Internet
1997--1998 (1 year)