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Christian M.
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Christian M.
Honolulu, Hawaii
Professional poker player during college, experience playing on TV in European Poker Tournament
I was a professional poker player during college. I played in a European Poker Tournament in Barcelona and was selected to play on the TV table. I am a native speaker of English with years of teaching experience. I have taught around the world in actual classrooms and online. I graduated from a top 10 business school in the United States, and my experience thus far is teaching finance, modeling, programming, and business English. I am conversational in Portuguese and Argentinean Spanish, and I am elementary in Chinese (basic conversational phrases, numbers, dates, time, etc.). I have a degree in Finance and Economic Consulting from the IU Bloomington School of Business, and I graduated from perhaps the most prestigious finance program in the world, the Kelley Undergraduate Investment Banking Network Seminar. I have taught professional Business English to global organizations such as the World Bank Group and IFC. I have a 170-hour TEFL & TESOL certification from ITA (International TEFL Academy). I have tremendous experience in financial modeling and Excel. I have taught classes in modeling, advanced Excel, SQL, and even web programming (Python, PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript). I have built and launched web apps available on the Google Play store. I am a graduate of the Johnson & Johnson Finance Leadership Development Program and have worked as a senior financial analyst and manager at various Fortune 500 companies and PE firms.
About Christian M.

I am a native speaker of English with years of teaching experience. I have taught around the world in actual classrooms and online. I graduated from a top business school in the United States, and my experience thus far is teaching finance, Excel modeling, programming, English, and various other subjects -- even poker here on TakeLessons. I attended UGA - Athens, and have a degree in Finance and Economic Consulting from the IU Bloomington School of Business, where I graduated from perhaps the most prestigious undergraduate finance program in the world, the Kelley Undergraduate Investment Banking Network Seminar. While at IU, I helped teach within the classrooms of two Excel classes and one Access database class as an in-class tutor. I have taught professional Business English to global organizations through Mango Live, including clients from the World Bank Group / IFC and various publicly traded companies. I have a 170-hour TEFL & TESOL certification from ITA (International TEFL Academy). I have tremendous experience in financial modeling and Excel. I have taught classes in modeling, advanced Excel, SQL, and even web programming (Python, PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript). I have built and launched web apps available on the Google Play store. I am a graduate of the Johnson & Johnson Finance Leadership Development Program and have worked as a senior financial analyst and manager at various Fortune 500 companies and PE firms. In my teens and early 20s, I was a professional poker player, spending summers in South Florida while playing at Indian reservations in my late teens and funding months of traveling around Europe in my 20s. I was actually on TV in a European poker tournament. I have been teaching and coaching since becoming a Certified Personal Trainer at the age of 19, obtaining licenses in professional certifications such as NASM and WITS, including nutrition. Currently, I am a global nutritionist and own an online wellness company. I started Manage My Nutrition LLC in January 2014 after leaving Johnson & Johnson voluntarily and obtaining my final automatic promotion as part of the two-year leadership program. I then returned to my passion of creating wellness through proper diagnoses and nutrition, as modern day American healthcare often involves covering up nutritional and societal mistakes and preventing people from getting cured through proper diagnoses. A bit about me as an individual, my genetics are mostly French even though my name comes from my maternal roots, which was originally Mancuso, but changed to Moncuso due to mafia stereotypes and racist attacks. I am conversational in Portuguese and Spanish (Spain/Argentina/Uruguay), am elementary in Chinese (basic conversational phrases, numbers, dates, time, etc.), and am a student of Malay. I reside in Southeast Asia, where I am a business owner. I only drive a motorcycle for financial reasons, and I enjoy surfing.

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Jan 2016 - Present
Various
Taught online and in classrooms in various countries with students of all age groups and skill levels. English, Business, and Tech Instructor.
Wellness Coach and Certified Personal Trainer
Jan 2009 - Present
Various including Work Out World
NASM, WITS certified including nutrition
International Leadership Development Program
Jul 2011 - May 2013
Johnson & Johnson
Various
Jan 2009 - May 2011
Indiana University - Bloomington
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Mandarin Chinese
Limited Proficiency
Portuguese
Professional Proficiency
Spanish
Professional Proficiency
TEFL & TESOL
Jan 2018
ITA (International TEFL Academy)
170-hour

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Poker
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Teaches Online
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Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
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30 minutes
$18
45 minutes
$24
60 minutes
$28
90 minutes
$40
120 minutes
$52
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30
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