(1). A bank employee who’s not exactly a lawyer, but not exactly a broker. He receives no commission for bringing in new business and often is required to say “no” to his clients for seemingly mundane requests. He … oh, who cares? Just think Jane Hathaway from The Beverly Hillbillies and you’ve got the idea.
“So, Eugene … you’re a trust officer … okay, so what exactly does a trust officer do … ? Hmm … I’m not sure those skills translate to anything we are looking for right now. Thanks for coming by, though, I’m sure you’re a valued part of the team over there at [insert bank name].”
(1). A really, really complicated way to say slamming the barn door after the horse is gone.
“Alright, now that we’ve converted to the new accounting system, we need to go through our post-implementation review process to make sure it’s going to work. Somehow, I feel we should have asked more questions up front…oh well, too late now!”