(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). To have drifted (maybe significantly) from what your colleagues may consider “normal behavior”.
“Yeah, so I think Patty may have gone off the reservation a bit on this one. She’s been telling everyone we can get it done in two weeks. Since I’m not exactly sure we can get it done at all, I’m a little concerned about her timeline.”