Vice President/CAO, St. Cloud Financial Credit Union
2019 Women Of Influence Summit | Dear Younger Me
As we prepare for #Summit2019 we thought it would be fun for all you to get to know our speakers. So we've interviewed each one to share a little about them and what they are looking forward to at this years Women of Influence Summit! Read below to learn a little about Sarah Mason!
Tell us about your education and career path:
I started in banking as a teller at age seventeen, excited to no longer work at Kentucky Fried Chicken! I put myself through college during those years, and realized that I felt a passion for the credit union model. I have followed my heart throughout the years, with the result being that I kept getting promoted. I discovered talents and strengths along the way into my current position as an EVP.
What is the best part of your job?
That our mission is authentic to make a meaningful difference!
What’s one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I am an open book, not much!
What is your favorite family tradition?
That we go out to a beautiful restaurant for Christmas Day!
What would you name the autobiography of your life?
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
Where is the best place you’ve traveled to and why?
Italy. Each city is unique and I love the culture.
What is your favorite meal?
How do you keep a healthy work-life balance?
Meditate and exercise daily.
What’s the best gift you’ve ever received?
What book do you most often recommend to others and why?
The Alchemist because we tend to think our journey is outside ourselves.
How has Next Monday been of value to you and your career?
Next Monday has connected me with kind, giving and wise women!
What is your favorite memory from past Summit events?
To my surprise, this was no typical leadership experience.
What are you looking forward to at the 2019 Women of Influence Summit?
Being in the presence of so many amazing women.