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Jerel Butler

Jerel Butler

Capital One

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Jerel's work combines: Business, Numbers, and Accomplishing Goals

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Day In The Life

Financial Analyst

I provide financial analysis support to help our business partners become successful.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Finance, General

    Southeastern Louisiana University

  • Graduate Degree

    Finance, General

    Clark Atlanta University

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Financial Risk Specialists:

High School

Bachelor's Degree: Finance, General

Graduate Degree: Finance, General

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    First, I majored in Finance.

  • 2.

    Then I graduated from undergrad.

  • 3.

    Then I went to graduate school to get an MBA.

  • 4.

    Then I improved my interviewing skills.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Myself:

    You have to look or be a certain way to have that type of job.

  • How I responded:

    Always stay positive and look at the glass half-full. Adversity builds character.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • I grew up in a low income household. Take advantage of the struggle and use it as fuel to overcome.

  • I am a first generation college graduate. To overcome this, make sure you keep your grades up to earn a scholarship and stay on track to graduate.