Jerel Butler

Jerel Butler

Financial Analyst


Capital One

Milestones

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
First, I majored in Finance.
Then I graduated from undergrad.
Then I went to graduate school to get an MBA.
Then I improved my interviewing skills.
Education

Education

highschool
High School
undergrad
Bachelor
Finance, General
Southeastern Louisiana University
graduate
Graduate
Finance, General
Clark Atlanta University
Career

Career

Financial Analyst

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

Career Roadmap

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

Day to Day

A good day at work would be having the opportunity to analyze the work I have been doing, and getting a chance to present it to leadership and making a great impression.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

You need great communication skills, both verbal and written, be insightful, curious, and good with excel. Teamwork is also important.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Start to identify mathematical concepts and become comfortable with them. This will make the transition to business and finance classes much easier.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Finance, General
graduate
Graduate
Finance, General
Hurdles

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

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

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

Challenges I Overcame

Financial
Financial

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

First-Generation College Student
First-Generation College Student

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.