chats with a customer from her
desk at D.L. Evans Bank
Knowing her clients both professionally and personally can be tricky, but Young says working with people using her head and heart gives her extra job satisfaction.
"I remember going into the bank and the manager was just this bigger-than-life guy," said Kelli Young, manager of the Hailey Branch of D. L. Evans Bank.
Young and fellow D. L. Evans Manager Susan Morgan Share had slightly different experiences.
agrees female success is about setting a goal and determining to meet it.
"It's the journey you want to go on," she
also said she
worked various jobs before her
current role, though not all of them in banking.
first job was at the Mercantile in Hailey, where she
waited on many employees of the First Security Bank
down the street.
"They liked my personality," she
said, and when she
went into the bank to make a truck payment for her
dad in 1979, she
was offered a job.
didn't consider it her
"I thought, 'Oh, this will be something fun to learn,'" she
said that sometimes making financial decisions about people whom she
knows personally could pose a problem, but she
always steps back and looks at the problem professionally.
"Sometimes, I have to step back and say, 'I have to think with my head and not my heart,'" she