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Tricia Mininger, Business Banker, PNC Bank

Tricia Mininger, business banker for PNC Bank, manages business and nonprofit banking relationships for clients in the Greater Washington, DC, market. She excels at finding solutions for her clients’ cash-flow needs and is an expert in deposit and lending services.

Tricia also is a certified Women’s Business Advocate for PNC, one of 500 bankers in the company educated to better understand the challenges and opportunities for women in business. Tricia holds bachelor’s degrees in Marketing and Hispanic Languages and Literature from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently pursuing an MBA at George Washington University. She resides in Arlington, Virginia.

For more information, contact Tricia at patricia.mininger@pnc.com, or by phone at 202 835-2673.

About PNC Bank

PNC, one of the nation’s largest diversified financial services organizations, provides deposit, lending, cash management, and investment services to more than five million consumer and small business customers across 15 states and the District of Columbia.

As part of its longstanding commitment to offering financial advice and solutions to women-owned businesses, PNC recently commissioned a national survey of women business owners. The survey found that while most owners are pleased with their financial results, they are far more optimistic about their own company than the regional or U.S. economy.

More information, including detailed results of the survey, can be found on the PNC website at www.pnc.com.

They who give have all things. They who withhold have nothing.”

– Hindu Proverb

Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!”

– Andrew Carnegie

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make Me Feel Important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.”

– Mary Kay Ash

Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.”

– Arthur Rubinstein

Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves. We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen.”

– Sarah Ban Breathnach

We are all of us born with a letter inside us, and that only if we are true to ourselves, may we be allowed to read it before we die.”

– Douglas Coupland

There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.”

– Leonard Cohen

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”

– Carl Rogers

I will pay more for the ability to deal with people than any other ability under the sun.”

– John D. Rockefeller

It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.”

– Alfred Adler

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.”

– President Calvin Coolidge

The gem cannot be polished without friction; nor man perfected without trials.”

– Chinese proverb

When I was younger I thought success was being a star, driving nice cars, having groupies. But today I think the most important thing is to live your life with integrity.

– Ellen DeGeneres

When you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”

– Carl Rogers

Running that first shop taught me business is not financial science; it’s about trading.”

– Anita Roddick, founder, The Body Shop

‎That which grows fast withers as rapidly; that which grows slowly endures.”

– J.G. Holland, novelist

The world I believed in, back in my most innocent, uninformed, childish mind—is real.”

– Martha Beck

The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.”

– Andrew Carnegie

You must have chaos within you, to create a dancing star.”

– Frederic Nietzsche

You take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
 A terrible thing: no one to blame.”

– Erica Jong

Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.”

– E.B. White

Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity.”

– Ray Bradbury

There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be…”

– John Lennon

The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.”

– Bruce Lee

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.”

– Albert Einstein

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

– Leonardo da Vinci

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”

– Groucho Marx

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly,
 what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.”

– Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”

– Robert Louis Stevenson

If you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.”

– Oprah Winfrey

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.”

– Thomas Carlyle

If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.”

– Jesse Jackson

We are not meant to resolve all contradictions, but to live with them and rise above them.”

– William Blake

The follow-your-gut mentality of the entrepreneur has the potential to take you anywhere you want to go or run you right out of business.”

– Bill Rancic, "The Apprentice"

Entrepreneurs need to search purposefully for the sources of innovation that indicate opportunities for success.”

– Peter F. Drucker

Whatever you do may seem insignificant, but it is most important that you do it.”

– Gandi

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”

– T.S. Eliot

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

As each woman realizes her power, she transforms the world.”

– Patrice Wynne, WomanSpirit Sourcebook

The only dream worth having is to live while you’re alive and die only when you’re dead.”

– Arundhati Roy

If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more.
 If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”

– Oprah Winfrey

A people who mean to be their Governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

– James Madison

Why am I whispering when I have something to say?”

– Eve Ensler

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.”

– Joseph Addison

The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.”

– Henry Miller

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.”

– Robert H. Schuller

Ripeness is all.”

– William Shakespeare

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”

– Joseph Campbell