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Lisa DavisProgram Associate-LeadershipPhone: 501-519-5472Email: email@example.com
by Lisa Davis - November 22, 2021
In the November Leadership Lunch and Learn session, Miguel Lopez, senior vice president
and community outreach officer for Encore Bank, shared his personal story and how
networking has impacted his life.
As a young boy, Lopez moved from Mexico to Sherwood, Arkansas. Community members welcomed
him and his family and from that experience he always knew he wanted to expand his
connections in the community and help others.
Along the way, his mother gave him great advice, “Write your path in pencil and your
purpose in pen.”
His mother's advice guided Lopez throughout his career that began in a nonprofit organization,
followed by an economic development position at a Chamber of Commerce, and now has
transitioned to working in the banking industry.
During the presentation, Lopez provided three tips to improve networking and influencing
He closed the presentation with more words of wisdom from his mother, “When you get
to the top, send an elevator back down.”
View the recorded session here.
The next session in the Leadership Lunch and Learn (LLL) series takes place at 12:15
p.m. on Jan. 26, 2022. The topic is “Emotional Intelligence” presented by Jared Morrison,
Ohio State University.