David Gordon

David Gordon

Relationship Banker


Capital One

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
My first job was in sales.
I really enjoyed helping people achieve their goals.
I was promoted to manager at the largest big box store in the state.
I had several staff members promoted from me.
I trained several new managers into the company.
I was invited to my district managers house 1 month into working for being a top performer.

Education

High School
Bachelor
Business Administration and Management, General
Rutgers University-Newark

Career

Relationship Banker

I work with people to help establish and meet their financial goals.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Business
Entrepreneurship
Helping People

Day to Day

A great day includes a steady flow of customers from appointments and walk ins. I enjoy being able to provide them with an exceptional level of service so they will walk out happy with more knowledge of how to obtain their goals, and with the tools that we offer to help get them there.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

The biggest thing you must have to do this type of work is the ability to be a people person. You need to be able to talk and actively listen to customers. You will never stop learning in this job, as the financial environment is always changing and so are peoples lives.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Having a college degree will help you establish yourself as a person with knowledge and the ability to help them out. This is a sales job which you can begin elsewhere to bring your skills together.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Business Administration and Management, General

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"You can do more then just this."

Challenges I Overcame

Financial
Physical Issues