Brent Tharp

Freelance Content Writer & SEO Freelancer

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Location:San Diego, California, United States
Phone: 858-222-3747
Website: http://www.atlaspublishing.biz
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/brenttharp
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Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
EXPERIENCE
ATLAS PUBLISHING LLC—San Diego, CA
May 2012 to Present
Writer and Editor—Fiction, Non-Fiction, Freelance, Ghostwriting, Blogging, Technical
— Freelance writer and editor—proofreading, copyediting, ghostwriting, and rewriting; includes manuscripts, academic texts, websites, blogs and social media.
— Staff writer, Reviewer Magazine—live and studio music reviews, interviews and critique.
— Writing technical documents for laypeople on an Android development site with 4,000+ members.
— Adept at changing voice and style to match audience and intended message. An “author’s copy editor.”

GE CAPITAL, HEALTHCARE REAL ESTATE FINANCE—San Diego, CA
April 2004 to May 2012
Senior Vice President, Origination—Debt Origination, Healthcare Properties
— Marketed and structured commercial debt products for all healthcare property types.
— Wrote articles for real estate periodicals; spoke on and moderated industry panels.

HANOVER FINANCIAL COMPANY—Denver, CO and Los Angeles, CA
March 2001 to April 2004
Director of Originations—Equity Investing, Privately Held Equity Fund
— Managed Denver regional office, marketing and underwriting equity JVs for commercial properties. Coordinated relationships with fund’s institutional investors as primary asset-management liaison.

J.P. MORGAN CHASE & CO.—Denver, CO
March 1999 to March 2001
Vice President, Senior Loan Officer—Conduit Lending
— Opened Denver office, managing three-person staff and day-to-day operations. Marketed and underwrote commercial debt products, and wrote and presented credit memorandums.

HELLER FINANCIAL, INC.—Denver, CO and Los Angeles, CA
November 1990 to March 1999
Managing Director, Senior Investment Officer—Direct Lending and Portfolio Management
— Started up Denver regional office, managing six-person staff and day-to-day operations. Marketed, underwrote, and negotiated commercial equity and debt facilities; wrote and presented credit memorandums.
— Prior to origination position, was Regional Portfolio Manager - Western Region, managing five-person portfolio staff and $750-million, 101-transaction commercial loan portfolio.

ROBERT CHARLES LESSER & CO.—Beverly Hills, CA
November 1988 to November 1990
Associate—Market and Financial Analysis for Real Estate Consulting Firm
— Project experience with all real property types, including single-family subdivisions and condominiums.

EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO—San Diego, CA
June 2014
Professional Copyediting Certificate
Cumulative GPA: 4.0

UCLA ANDERSON SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT—Los Angeles, CA Conferred 1995
MBA, Finance
Cumulative GPA: 3.8

OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE—Los Angeles, CA
Conferred 1988
BA, Economics
Cumulative GPA: 3.4 (top 15%)
— Recipient of Bennett Schwartz Outstanding Senior Thesis Award, for "AT&T and Deregulation in the U.S. Telecommunications Industry: An Economic Analysis of the 1982 Consent Decree.”
— Resident advisor; all-conference and varsity track and cross-country; participated in NCAA Division III Men’s Cross-Country Championship.
Skills (2) Rating
Content Writing
SEO