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Vanessa (Wenye) Xiao

Vanessa (Wenye) Xiao

Administrative Assistant

Tennessee American Chinese Chamber of Commerce

Student at Vanderbilt University


Tennessee American Chinese Chamber of Commerce

Administrative Assistant

• Participated in startup of the organization which serves as the platform for communication between Chinese and American firms
• Helped organize the Debut Party of TAC3 that over 50 business leaders in Tennessee participated and fundraised $5000 in the event
• Work closely with COO and other organization members in a team environment
• Led a team of four people and created a new internship program for TAC3, responsibilities including communicating with the career centers of universities, marketing and organizing the recruitment event that over 40 people participated and recruiting 10 qualified interns
• Communicated with the administrators of Chinese and American firms, formed a deep understanding of the cooperation and investment opportunities between the firms of China and US
• Constructed and revised documents such as bylaws and brochures

Career medium 05
Career medium 06

Vanderbilt University

VUcept Board member (International Relations Chair), VUceptor

• Designed, organized and led weekly 1-hour events for a group of 20 diverse freshmen students throughout a semester to help them adapt to the college life, events include discussions and open sessions events
• Communicated with the 20 freshmen students on a daily basis and served as their 24/7 student mentor
• Worked closely with professors, other VUceptors, student organizations and the office of first-year student dean as a team
• Selected as a member of the executive board of Spring 2014 that leads 100 VUceptors due to responsibility and good communication skills shown in work and thorough understanding of VUcept team


Shenyin & Wanguo Securities Mitsubishi Mutual Funds Company

Product development and Marketing Intern

• Finished independently two in-depth research projects: the calculation methods and structures of global stock indexes, and the retirement fund market in US and how it applies to the Chinese market, which contributed to the launch of a new retirement fund product
• Analyzed around 200 stock indexes and 50 retirement funds in US market
• Attended the inner conferences of SWSMU and exchange forums between funds companies, securities companies and trustee companies
• Studied the operation of stock and finance market and formed a deep understanding of the needs and current situation of Chinese retirement fund market
• Gained proficiency with Bloomberg and Microsoft Excel and advanced functions

Career medium 06
Career medium 01

Vanderbilt University Dining Hall

Student worker

• Served as the cashier, omelette maker and food deliverer
• Worked in a fast-paced atmosphere and communicated with 60 customers on a daily basis
• Worked closely with the Campus dining team and other student workers


Vandyhustler School Newspaper

Staff Writer

• Wrote fifteen 500-word articles for the Hustler Newspaper, print & online
• Contacted and interviewed related people and institutions regarding their stories

Vanderbilt University

Bachelor of Science (BS), Economics; Financial Economics


Inside an Investment Bank (Sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch), Finance

Training the Street

Corporation valuation and financial accounting

Shanghai Foreign Language School

High school