Senior Vice President
Consumer & Business Banking Market Leader
Type of Business: Financial Institution
Based In: Las Vegas, NV
Hails From: Abilene, TX
Years Co. Has Been in Nevada: 82
Months with Company in Nevada: 19
Employees with Company: 683
What was you First Job?
Sonic Drive-In (Roller Skating Car Hop).
Who has been Instrumental to your Success?
My grandfather, a WWII veteran and my hero.
What is an Issue Facing your Industry an Outside Observer might not Know?
The pace of innovation is exhilarating, but with more banks and non-banks getting involved in financial services it is critical for the protection of consumers to have all participants following a consistent set of rules.
What do you Want your Legacy to be?
Shining a light on others, helping them see their strengths and the value they bring.
What Career Advice Would you Give to your Teenage Self?
Embrace your failures and understand they, too, have a purpose
What is your Motto?
“Don’t take life too seriously, none of us are getting out of here alive. Enjoy the ride and share a smile.”
What Work Event are you Excited About in the Next Few Months?
Our U.S. Bank Coaching & Growth Center is getting a physical residency at the Vegas Chamber of Commerce. We announced the partnership right before the pandemic and are really excited to rollout the in-person aspect and help local businesses.
What Would be the Title of your Autobiography?
“The Humble Bee.”
What was the Toughest Lesson You’ve Learned in your Career?
Not everyone works with passion, purpose, heart and for the greater good of others.
What is your Favorite Thing about Living in Nevada?
The diversity, entertainment and the weather.