Today’s guest is Sean McCauley. Sean is a very well respected Business Development Officer with Citizens Bank, but his story is very different from that of other commercial lenders. Sean started his career with a small thrift (savings and loan), Home Federal Savings Bank, located in Lakewood, Ohio. He spent some time in IT and systems and, once the bank was acquired by Charter One, he began helping with acquisition integration. He saw this as an opportunity to get closer to the lending side of the bank and used his IT knowledge to become the go-to guy between the bank products and programmers. After that he spent 10 years as an asset based lender, which is where he really learned the middle market banking business and excelled.
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If you are looking to make a move, Sean's story should be an inspiration to you. He tells us about the struggles of trying to move into an area where people don’t think he fit. People were t