Briefly describe your daily job duties.
I handle members money and help sure that all Ascent Credit Union members are satisfied.
As a person who stutters, share the most challenging part of your job.
The most challenging part of my job is communicating with my coworkers and members.
Did you self-disclose your stuttering during the job hiring process?
Yes, I did. I let them know that I stuttered before I started the interview. When it comes to my coworkers just let them ask me.
Describe how stuttering makes you a better, more valued contributor at work.
I believe my stutter helps me better relate to members that have a stutter or something similar.
What is your proudest moment at your current company?
One moment that comes to mind was helping a member fix a fraud on their account.
What are your long-term career aspirations?
I want to eventually go back to school and become a teacher.
What’s your best advice for people who stutter just entering the workplace and for those in a career striving to achieve greater success?
Don’t let your stutter hold you back. If anything, stuttering makes you more of a valuable worker. You are unique and special. Believe it!