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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.

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

I have spent a good part of my life convincing people that a blank sheet of paper is the greatest opportunity in the world, and not frightening at all.”

– Marty Skler, executive vp, Walt Disney Imagineering

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which obstacles vanish.”

– John Quincy Adams

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

– T.S. Eliot

Many people prefer to play it safe when it comes to business matters. Are you willing to take risks in the pursuit of entrepreneurial success?”

– Steven Schussler

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

– John D. Rockefeller

If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.”

– Robert Fritz

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

– T.S. Eliot

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”

– Leo Jozef Suenens

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.”

– Albert Schweitzer

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"

If you want to be busy, keep trying to be perfect. If you want to be happy, focus on making a difference.”

– Lisa Earle McLeod

Some things are destined to be—it just takes us a couple of tries
to get there.”

– J.R. Ward, Lover Mine

I can’t go back to yesterday—because I was a different person then.”

– Lewis Carroll

‎The biggest flaw in our existing theory of capitalism lies in its misrepresentation of human nature.”

– Muhammad Yunus

We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.”

– General Omar Bradley

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”

– Winston Churchill

Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.”

– Anthony Trollope

When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”

– Audre Lorde

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams, for when dreams go, life is a barren field frozen with snow.”

– Langston Hughes

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

– Jesse Jackson

The quality of your life is directly related to the amount of uncertainty you can comfortably live with.”

– Tony Robbins

You’ve got to be willing to crash and burn. If you’re afraid of failing, you won’t get very far.”

– Steve Jobs

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

– Frederic Nietzsche

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.”

– Thomas Dunn

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

– Thomas Edison

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

– Gandi

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

– Thomas Carlyle

A man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out.”

– Chinese Proverb

The great use of life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.”

– William James

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”

– Dalai Lama

The biggest flaw in our existing theory of capitalism lies in its misrepresentation of human nature.”

– Muhammad Yunus

I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.”

– Thomas Edison

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

– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The good ideas are all hammered out in agony by individuals, not spewed out by groups.”

– Charles Brower, Advertising Hall of Fame

I always maintained that the greatest obstacle in life isn’t danger, it’s boredom. The battle against it is responsible for most of the events in the world — good or ill.”

– Dr. Evelyn Vogel, Dexter

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love.”

– Jalaluddin Rumi

Women once had the goal of being Superwoman; I think most of us now simply strive to have a super day.”

– Author, Activist Lee Woodruff

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

– Albert Einstein

Inspiration and genius — one and the same.”

– Victor Hugo

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

– Arundhati Roy

If you do not tell the truth about yourself
, you cannot tell it about other people.”

– Virginia Woolf

The journey is the reward.”

– Greg Norman

I was taught at a very young age that you can do whatever you want to, but you have to make it happen — not just talk about it.”

– Kathleen Jo Ryan

Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.”

– Lord Chesterfield

‎Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.”

– Booker T. Washington

When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.”

– Audre Lorde

The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.”

– Cecil B. DeMille

No longer talk at all about the kind of man a good man ought to be, but be such.”

– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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

– Ralph Waldo Emerson