Victor Betancourt

Victor Betancourt

Branch Manager


Capital One

Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
Needed a part time job, and spoke to friend who was a teller at a nearby bank. Always had an interest.
Began working as a part time teller. Took every opportunity to learn something new from Lead Tellers.
After spending time as a Lead teller, I began shadowing the relationship bankers and learning their role.
Transitioned into a Banker role. Understood and exceeded the expectations of branch set goals.
I began to shadow the Branch manager and volunteered for opportunities which would help in growth.
Promoted to Branch Manager. I have adopted an experienced mentor to assist in being great in my role.
Keep following my journey

Education

High School
Adlai E Stevenson HS
Associate's Degree
Accounting
Berkeley College-New York

Career

Branch Manager

Growing the company brand, while aiding in the growth of fellow associates.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Business
Entrepreneurship
Accomplishing Goals

Day to Day

Ensuring the Branch is operationally sound, adhering to all bank regulations. Assisting in the professional growth of my associates. Acquiring new relationships through a joint effort with my associates and I. Maintaining and deepening current relationships.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Effective communication skills, multi-tasking, good decision-making and experience in customer service and retail.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Begin by speaking to individuals who work at different levels at a bank. Uncover what is needed, as well as what their roles entail. Start with a part time position to get a better feel for the industry.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:

undergrad
Bachelor
Business Administration and Management, General

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

"There is no future in Banking. You will never be able to advance."

Challenges I Overcame

Financial