(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 marketing event for which your company is too cheap to spring for food.
“So, we’re all really excited about next Tuesday’s brown bag lunch. We have a couple of speakers lined up … well, me and Jim here … and we’re hoping for a great turnout. Just remind all the people you invited that there’s a Subway across the street … *sigh* ….”