Nick Lyman 2018-04-24T01:45:10+00:00

Nick Lyman

Company Manager, Show Director

EDUCATION

University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management 2012-2014

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) at University of Massachusetts, Amherst Isenberg School of Management
  • Cumulative GPA of 4.0

Framingham State University – Framingham, MA 2004-2008

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at Framingham State University, 
  • Honors Program
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.7
  • Magna Cum Laude graduate
  • Completed major courses including Financial and Managerial Accounting, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Quantitative Economics, Applied Organizational Theory and Management, Legal Environment of Business, Managerial Finance I and II, Marketing Principles, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics Theory courses, and Information Technology courses, Business Policy and Strategy, International Finance, and Investments
  • Completed Honor’s Program senior thesis paper on the Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy
  • Dean’s List every semester
  • President’s List (Dean’s List three consecutive semesters)
  • Accepted as a member of the Framingham State University Chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon, International Honor Society in Economics

WORK EXPERIENCE

Entertainment

Water Ski Shows, Inc. at Legoland, FL – September 2011 – Current

  • Company Manager and Show Director – July 2012 – Current
  • Ski Lead April 2012 – July 2012
  • Named Skier of the Year in 2013 by teammates

Professional and Entrepreneurial

Wolf & Company, P.C. Boston, MA – September2008-September 2011

  • Internal Auditor for Wolf & Company, P.C. specializing in risk management services and consulting for financial institutions throughout New England and New York
  • Developed expertise in the operations and inner workings of financial institutions, including operations in accounting, numerous aspects of lending, human resources, electronic payments systems, investments, deposit operations, risk management, asset liability management, branch operations, and trust operations
  • Developed audit programs and internal control questionnaires in the above areas which are currently used by Wolf & Company in executing audits
  • Obtained the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) certification, specialized certification in the field of
  • Automated Clearing House (ACH). First employee in the 100 year history of Wolf & Company to obtain this certification
  • Experience training new employees

The Commonwealth Market – October 2008-Current

  • Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of the Commonwealth Market, a nonprofit organization in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Coordinated with Commonwealth Market President to develop and execute business plans, develop relationships throughout the nonprofit sector in the United States, and fundraise $19,000 from a local foundation. Additionally, assisted with outcomes focused training and Social Value Assessments for several local nonprofits and the development of the online marketplace

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, CLUBS, AND ACTIVITIES

Show Skiing

  • Competed with the 2014 USA Water Ski Show Team in the World Show Ski Championship in Janesville, WI.
  • Selected as one of 35 skiing team members. Earned first place amongst five international teams.
  • Selected for the 2016 USA Water Ski Show Team to compete in the World Show Ski Championship in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Selected as one of 35 skiing members.
  • Member of the Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team – 2012 – Current
  • Member of the Holland Aqua Riders Water Ski Show Team – 1999 – 2011

Professional and Academic

  • Accredited ACH Professional (AAP), recognized for expertise in the electronic payments and ACH (Automated Clearing House) network
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), an internationally recognized guidance-setting body of internal auditors
  • Member of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • Member of the Framingham State College division of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Honor Society in Economics

Other Athletics

  • Collegiate varsity athlete for four years (soccer)
  • Three sport varsity high school athlete for four years, including a captain position