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Kirsten Micco

Kirsten Micco

Capital One

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Kirsten's work combines: Business, Numbers, and Teaching / Mentoring

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Day In The Life

District Manager

I lead individual teams of retail banking professionals.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

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

High School

Bachelor's Degree

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Didn't really know what career path to take. A friend encouraged me to give banking a try.

  • 2.

    I became a Teller and had a lot of fun helping customers and I was good at it!

  • 3.

    I learned the role and responsibilities of a Lead Teller and within a year was promoted.

  • 4.

    I continued to excel in customer service and within a year was promoted to Relationship Banker.

  • 5.

    After several years and learning a lot about managing, I was promoted to Asst Manager.

  • 6.

    Within a year, I was promoted to Branch Manager.

  • 7.

    I joined another company who provided me an Area Manager position overseeing 3 branches.

  • 8.

    In 2002, I was promoted to District Manager of the Hudson County Market.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Society in general:

    A woman in business will never be taken seriously. Men don't like to do business with women.

  • How I responded:

    Try to understand where the discouragement is coming from (culture, generation, industry, etc) and prepare for the challenges you may face.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • My mother suffered from severe depression making my highschool years very difficult. I put all of my energy into becoming independent at an early age, building a career, and being happy.