Absalom Carlisle
3 min readSep 29, 2021


Absalom Carlisle is a customer-focused leader in operations, data analytics, project management and business development. Drives process improvements to contain costs, increase productivity and grow revenue through data analysis using-Python, SQL and Excel. Creates strategies and allocates resources through competitive analysis and business intelligence insights with visualizations using Tableau and Power-BI. Excellent presentation, analytical, communication and problem-solving-skills. Develops strong relationships with stakeholders to mitigate issues and to foster change. Nashville Software School will enhance and help me acquire new skills from a competitive program with unparalleled instructions. Working on individual & Group projects using real data set from local companies is invaluable. The agile remote-working environment-has/will continue to solidify my expertise as I prepare my journey to join Data Analytics career path.


Querying Databases with SQL
Indexing and Query Tuning
Report Design W/Data Sets and Aggregates
Sub-Reports-Parameters and Filters
Data Visualization W/Tableau and Power-BI

Report Deployment
Metadata Repository
Data Warehousing-Delivery Process
Data Warehouse Schemas
Star Schemas-Snowflakes Schemas

Quantrell Auto Group

Director of Operations | 2016- 2020
• Fostered strong partnerships with business leaders, senior business managers, and business vendors.
• Analyzed business vendor performances using Excel data with Tableau to create reports and dashboards for insights that helped implement vendor specific plans, garnering monthly savings of $25K.
• Managed and worked with high profile Contractors and architecture firms that delivered 3 new $7M construction building projects for Subaru, Volvo and Cadillac on time and under budget.
• Led energy savings initiative that updated HVAC systems, installed LED lighting though-out campus, introduced and managed remote controlled meters — reducing monthly costs from $38K to $18K and gaining $34K in energy rebate from the utility company- as a result, the company received Green Dealer Award recognition nationally.
• Collected, tracked and organized data to evaluate current business and market trends using Tableau.
• Conducted in-depth research of vehicle segments and presented to Sr. management recommendations to improve accuracy of residual values forecasts by 25%.
• Identified inefficiencies in equipment values forecasts and recommended improved policies.
• Manipulated residual values segment data and rankings using pivot tables, pivot charts.
• Created routine and ad-hoc reports for internal and for external customer’s requests.
• Provided project budgeting and cost estimation for proposal submission.
• Established weekly short-term vehicle forecast based on historical data sets, enabling better anticipation capacity.
• Selected by management to head the operational integration of Avaya Telecommunication system, Cisco Meraki Cloud network system and the Printer install project.
• Scheduled and completed 14 Cisco Meraki inspections to 16 buildings, contributing 99% network up-time.
• Following design plans, installed and configured 112 workstations and Cisco Meraki Switches, fulfilling 100% user needs.

Clayton Healthcare Services
Founder | 2009–2015

• Successfully managed home healthcare business from zero to six-figure annual revenues. Drove growth through strategic planning, budgeting, and business development.
• Built a competent team from scratch as a startup company.
• Built strategic marketing and business development plans.
• Built and managed basic finance, bookkeeping, and accounting functions using excel.
• Processed, audited and maintained daily, monthly payable-related activities, including data entry of payables and related processing, self-auditing of work product, reviews and processing of employee’s reimbursements, and policy/procedure compliance.
• Increased market share through innovative marketing strategies and excellent customer service.

JP Morgan Chase
Portfolio Analyst 2006–2009

• Researched potential equity, fixed income, and alternative investments for high net-worth individuals and institutional clients.
• Analyzed quarterly performance data to identify trends in operations using Alteryx and Excel.
• SME in providing recommendations for Equity Solutions programs to enable portfolio managers to buy securities at their own discretion.
• Created ad-hoc reports to facilitate executive-level decision making
• Maintained and monitored offered operational support for key performance indicators and trends dashboards

Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics 2011 Washington University
St. Louis, MO
Project Management Certification 2014
St. Louis University
Microsoft BI Full Stack Certification
St. Louis, MO
Data Science/Analytics Jan 2021
Nashville Software School
Nashville, TN

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Absalom Carlisle

Absalom Carlisle is a specialist in strategic planning, project management, marketing, and business development, dedicated to deliver results.