7 Questions With Courtney Acosta, SVP/Director of Development & Strategic Projects at Crescent Bank

7 Questions With Courtney Acosta, SVP/Director of Development & Strategic Projects at Crescent Bank

7 Questions With Courtney Acosta, SVP/Director of Development & Strategic Projects at Crescent Bank

Courtney has served as SVP/Director of Development & Strategic Projects at Crescent Bank since 2006. He received a BS CMPS with a minor in Mathematics from NSU. Other positions he’s had include a director for a computer game software company, an IT manager at a financial institution, and the owner of a computer consulting service.

What’s your #1 business priority for 2015?

Support growth of institution with new technology: Telephony (IVR/Dialer/WFM/QA) and SHAW 5.3/5.4 implementation

The leading characteristic of a financial services organization?

Providing sound financial instruments and advice for customers.

Your top piece of advice for future financial services executives?

Cautiously embracing new technology/services to position your institution to meet the desires of the “future”!

When you were 20, what did you envision for your career?

Writing games in a very relaxed and open work environment. I guess I was just 30 years ahead of my time.

The most unusual job you’ve ever had?

Mechanical Engineer – I ran the snowball machine at 14 making $0.85/hour.

Your favorite book or movie?

Citizen Kane

Favorite quote or motto?

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.