A Wall Street Banker Turned to Comedy for Happiness and a Career Change
“Wall Street doesn’t change,” she says on the show, which is full of anecdotes from her early years of working at a Wall Street bank.
She has a soft gravelly voice, and her mannerisms are more like those of a bartender than a seasoned Wall Street trader.
But as she speaks on the show, she wears a big smile. And I can tell she really does love her job.
“I do not like the Wall Street business model,” says the host, who goes by the name “Vinny” on the show. “I don’t like the Wall Street mentality. I don’t like the way people think. … I like my business and I like my job.”
Her show is the most popular on the TV channel’s morning news program, “Today.” It comes after the day’s top 10 show that looks at the economy, politics and tech.
In fact, the “Today” show’s morning shows have been so popular that the network put a lot of their original shows, such as the “Today” show’s morning news shows, on Amazon in the past decade.
But the show I was on the other day was the only one on the program that wasn’t hosted by someone with an advanced degree.
“Vinny” is from Ohio but grew up in San Diego, California, and was a college freshman before moving on to become an editor at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
“I had no idea what I wanted to do when I grew up,” she says on the show. “I had a lot of questions about what I wanted to be when I grew up. I didn’t have a lot of money and didn’t have the connections to have what I wanted.”
So she turned to her college friends and they each suggested something.
“I looked online and found a really big Wall Street bank here in San Diego. I called them and said, ‘There’s this Wall Street bank that’s opening a new branch near me,’” she says on the show.
“So I was like, ‘I’m not going to be going to