In your own words, describe your role at the bank:
As a Commercial Relationship Manager, my primary focus is on facilitating solutions for businesses. I assess creditworthiness, structure loan packages and provide invaluable financial guidance. Through this work, I also prioritize building strong, long-lasting relationships with businesses in the community, ensuring that I become a trusted financial partner in their journey toward success.
How did you get into banking?
During my time with the Omaha Men's Soccer Program and pursuing my finance degree, I decided to explore the world of banking. That pivotal decision led me to interview for an internship at a community bank. During this time, I saw the opportunity to build meaningful connections with clients and colleagues. Banking isn't just about numbers; it's about people. I found myself working closely with individuals and businesses, understanding their unique needs and providing tailored financial solutions.
Why is banking a great career?
Banking is all about the meaningful relationships you build with your coworkers and business partners. Alongside these connections, the vast opportunities for career growth make it a rewarding journey of personal and professional development.
Share your favorite book, podcast or quote. Why is it your favorite?
"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." - Tim Notke
This quote resonates deeply with me as an immigrant who arrived in this country at just one year old. My parents, both shining examples of relentless dedication, instilled in me the belief that working hard is the key to achieving my dreams.
Through their unwavering commitment and sacrifices, I not only had the privilege of playing soccer at a Division 1 level, but also became a first-generation college graduate. Now, as a Commercial Relationship Manager, I can continue to rely on my grit, determination and unyielding work ethic to reach new heights in my career and life.
Is there anything you'd like to add about your family heritage or what Hispanic Heritage Month means to you?
As I reflect on my journey to success, I can't help but recognize the profound influence of my Hispanic Heritage. It's a heritage deeply rooted in resilience, family values and a strong work ethic that has propelled me forward.