Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Carl Willers, Vice president

40 Under 40 Carl Willers

Carl Willers works for TD Bank and has been selected for the Burlington 40 Under 40 class of 2014.


What high school/college did you attend, and what did you study?

Delran High School & Greensboro College, Economics and Marketing

What community organizations to you spend time on/with?

YMCA & United Way

What single characteristic do you feel every leader should possess?

A great leader must be a visionary.

What is your most fulfilling professional experience or accomplishment?

My growth with TD Bank. TD Bank has given me the opportunity to grow into my current position of vice president store manager and the resources to further develop my career.

What one person, living or dead, would you want to spend a day with and why?

Thomas Jefferson, because of my love of history and his vision to create something new.

Tell us something that most people don’t know about you.

I had three beautiful girls in 18 months and I am better person for it more and more everyday.

Advice for future community leaders?

A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent. —Douglas MacArthur

Tell us your own personal mission statement.

It is not a tragedy to die without dreams unfilled, but it is a tragedy to live without dreams.

Fiction or non-fiction? Why?

Fiction. You cannot deepen you mind when your imagination is out of focus.

If there was a movie being produced about you, what would the title be?

”Lead By Example”

Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?

Being a great father/husband and helping my customers and teammates fulfill their dreams

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