Will Christoferson

Age: 33

 

Business: First Financial Bank

 

Job title: Senior Vice President of Advertising and Marketing

 

Why are you working in this industry? Community banks are the purveyor of the American Dream…we help people buy their dream homes, start their own businesses, and fund their future. It’s a very noble profession, and I’m happy to play a part in one of the most successful banks in the world. 

 

What are three daily habits that have helped you to become successful? Prayer, Choosing Happiness, Reading

 

What is the best advice you have ever received? Everything is a choice. Make the choice every day to fall in love with your spouse, the choice that you will be happy, the choice that you will have a great day.

 

What was your first summer job? Selling advertising and commercials for my dad’s radio stations.

 

Where will we find you enjoying your hard-earned time off? A sandy beach reading a book.

 

Describe yourself in one word. Driven

 

If you were to give one piece of advice to someone starting out in your field what would it be? Find ways to bring value to your Company and coworkers outside of your normal job function. Adding value and influence outside of your job function will propel your career forward in ways you couldn’t imagine.

 

Community Involvement:

  • Abilene Chamber of Commerce (Leadership Abilene Class of 2019)

  • Abilene Young Professionals - Member

  • United Way of Abilene – Board Member

 

Your family:

Wife: Laura
Children (ShihTzus): Delilah (Age 13), Piper (Age 4)