TJ McDowell is a visionary financial technology professional & enthusiast, non-profit leader, and entrepreneur. His academic background in science & business exemplify deep intellectual motivation, curiosity, and sense of adventure when it comes to the intersection of economics and tech.

Highlights from his professional experience demonstrate adaptability and focus; from executing precise corporate objectives to holistic, grassroots operations design and management. Shifting from a decade long career in human services, he brings invaluable interpersonal assets and skills to working within your professional team.

Financial Technologist

MBA, LPC, MS, FinTech Cert.

Skill Set


IDE: JupyterLab - VS Code - GitBash

Languages: Python - SQL - Markdown

Libraries: Pandas - MatPlotLib - PyViz - Plotly - Qiskit

Areas: Data Cleaning & Analysis - API - Blockchain - Statistical Modeling - Smart Contract

Misc. Tech: Windows - Office Suite - Google Docs - AWS


Public Speaking - Research & Reporting - Presentation Design - Client Interfacing - Project Management

Education and Credentials

FinTech Bootcamp Certificate: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - (In Progress)

Master of Business Administration: Alvernia University, Reading, PA - 2020

Licensed Professional Counselor: License Number PC011498, State Board SW, Pennsylvania - 2018

MS Clinical Counseling: Neumann University, Aston, PA - 2017

BS Physics: Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ - 2008

Employment History

TJ McDowell LLC


Multifaceted personality-branded small business focused on mental health counseling and personal consulting.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Designed integrated platform for appointment scheduling, payments, and confidentiality-conscious video / audio counseling sessions. 

  • Sole Proprietor & Founder handling every aspect of business including web design & marketing, program development, and client engagement & retention.


Richard J Caron Foundation


Promoted into several roles at a world class behavioral health treatment center during a career spanning nearly a decade.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Spearheaded alumni community app development initiative. 

  • Selected to build and maintain relations with alumni with high capacity for donorship.

  • Regularly called upon to create & present lectures and speeches to the inpatient population as well as broader interested communities outside of the organization.