Cynthia Escalante uses her financial savvy as a financial planner to help people with their finances from saving money to opening their own businesses. She is the first in her family to go to college and get a degree. She is a go-getter who is dedicated to accomplishing every goal she sets for herself. Today, she has five wonderful kids, a husband and she runs her very own business.
Name: Cynthia Escalante
Position & Title: Regional VIP/Business Owner
Employer: Escalante & Associates Primerica Financial Services
City/State: El Paso, TX
What are some of your job responsibilities?
I help people with their finances. I help them save money, get out of debt, make financial plans and start their own business.
How did you find your current job?
I wanted to take my career to the next level.
What did you do to prepare for this career?
Learned to talk effectively with people through public speaking and networking.
What is your favorite part of your job?
Helping people manage finances.
What is the most challenging part of your job?
I have no boss, so that requires staying self-motivated.
What advice would you give to help a girl prepare for a job like yours?
Learn to take advantage of opportunities, learn to fail-forward and learn from your mistakes.
What do you do for fun when you aren’t working?
I’m a mom of five and enjoy running marathons.
What advice to share with Latinitas?
“No is just another word, be a go getter and get it yourself.”