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Robert Stimpson

Robert Stimpson

Capital One

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Robert's work combines: Business, Education, and Helping People

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Day In The Life

Branch Manager & A.V.P.

Lead a team of bankers in assisting our customers to meet their financial needs.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Scarsdale High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Business Administration and Management, General

    University of Dayton

  • Graduate Degree


    University of Dayton

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

High School

Bachelor's Degree: Small Business Administration/Management

Graduate Degree: Law

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Interested in both law and business as careers in high school.

  • 2.

    Picked a college with a strong business degree program as a way towards law school.

  • 3.

    Went to law school and decided its not for me.

  • 4.

    Talked to a neighbor who was in banking and applied for a management training program job.

  • 5.

    Worked my way up from management trainee to Branch Manager and Assistant Vice President.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Family:

    You're out of your mind to give up law school, you don't know what you're doing. After all that work, are you kidding?

  • How I responded:

    The average person "out there" changes careers several times over the course of a lifetime. Life is like a suit of clothes, if it doesn't fit - make alterations. After all, you're going to be in it for a long time.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • Money was really tight growing up, but you can find it if you are willing to work hard. I worked construction, lifeguarded, and mopped floors to make the money I needed to pay for school.