Michelle LaQuan Wilson

Company: Bank of America

Position: Senior Financial Analyst

Age: 27

 

WHERE WERE YOU BORN?

Beaufort, SC

HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED IN CHARLOTTE AREA?

4 years

TELL US A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT YOU?  

I am an Accounting and Finance Professional

  • Founder of 501c3 nonprofit Time 4 Change, Inc.
  • Member of Junior League of Charlotte & Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
  • CEO of The Millennial Woman Brand
  • Engaged and soon to be married
  • Lover of music, purple, good food & vibes

DURING YOUR TIME VOLUNTEERING FOR A COMMUNITY ACTIVITY OR PROJECT, WHAT IS YOUR MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT?

One of my most memorable moments was hosting my first back to school event for the youth. This event provided free school supplies, food and entertainment to ~100 kids. To plan this event under my nonprofit meant a lot as well as securing community partners to donate.

IN YOUR OPINION, HOW DO YOU CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMMUNITY? PLEASE BE AS DETAILED AS YOU CAN.

I feel that I contribute to the community by being a … for educational development through my non-profit Time 4 Change, community development through my volunteer efforts with the Junior League, Delta Sigma Theta and my place of employment, and economic development as I am currently making a plan to obtain my first rental property.

Through Time 4 Change, we also mentor the youth on topics such as finance, mental and physical health, networking, community involvement and career choices.

PLEASE LET US KNOW ANY AWARDS OR RECOGNITIONS YOU’VE RECEIVED IN YOUR PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

During my two year tenure at Belk, I was awarded multiple high five awards, 1 coming from the Controller. Since being hired at Bank of America, I’ve been awarded a Gold Recognition award from a Senior Vice President for my efforts toward the forecast for the Global Risk Management group as well as Global Recognition awards from peers and business partners for my work efforts.

WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES OR INTEREST?

I enjoy spending time with family and friends, baking, reading about finances and planning events.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE THAT YOU STAND BY?

Be the change you wish to see in the world – Ghandi

WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 5 YEARS? 10 YEARS?

5 years – Married with 2 children, entering the real estate market through providing rental properties and a manager at Bank of America. 10 years – Building on my real estate venture and potentially a second business that will allow me to work for myself.

CAN YOUR SHARE ONE THING THAT IS ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

To visit Africa

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU USED YOUR PASSPORT?

As a child. Most international trips as an adult I took on a cruise

WHAT IS A FUN FACT ABOUT YOURSELF THAT NO ONE KNOWS?

Someone in my life knows a little bit of everything about me.

WHO IS YOUR HERO?

My mother

WHAT WAS THE LAST BOOK YOU READ?

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

WHAT WAS THE LAST MOVIE YOU SAW?

The Big Short

WHAT WAS THE LAST CONCERT YOU SAW?

Mary J. Blige

 

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