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Hope Kinney

Hope Kinney

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Hope's work combines: Business, Technology, and Helping People

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Day In The Life

Universal Branch Associate

I open accounts, help with issues on existing accounts, and assist on the teller line.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    East Meadow High

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Fashion/Apparel Design

    Fashion Institute of Technology

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a New Accounts Clerks:

High School

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    I went to college for fashion design. I then worked in the garment center for 10 years in NYC.

  • 2.

    After I had my children I did not want to commute to NYC for work in the garment industry.

  • 3.

    My husband had his own business which was selling bakery products. I worked for him.

  • 4.

    I worked in sales and in the office. When going to the bank each week, the manager offered me a job.

  • 5.

    So I worked part time for husband & the bank as a teller. I did that for 9 years.

  • 6.

    I've now taken a new position as a Universal Branch Associate working full time at the bank.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Myself:

    The discouragement I had was that my parents could not afford to pay for my college. I took out student loans and recieved my college degree. I paid back the loans and I feel good that I did it myself.

  • How I responded:

    I took out student loans to get my degree, you can do what you set your mind on.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • I paid for college with student loans because my parents could not afford to.