James Pace, Trust Administrative Assistant, has worked at Quad City Bank & Trust for 1 ½ years. James shares his thoughts on the company culture and what he loves to do in the Quad Cities.
What is the best / your favorite part about working at QCBT/QCRH?
What I enjoy most is being part of company that does not treat you like a number but instead treats you like family and genuinely cares about your well-being.
What does QCBT mean to you?
It means trying to consistently provide the highest level of service to fellow employees, clients, and the community.
How would you describe the company culture?
I would describe the culture of QCBT as one that has a solid foundation of core values that are not only talked about but executed on a daily basis.
What is one thing people may not know about your job or the company?
One thing that people may not know or a fun fact is that there are several individuals who I have met/ worked with that started working here when the bank first started and still work here to this day which speaks to how much QCBT values employees.
What are some goals you have in life or work?
One of my main goals is to take pride in my job and always be willing to continue to learn so that I can be the best that I can possibly be in my career.
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
I enjoy watching sports and going to sporting events mainly high school/college/NFL football. I enjoy traveling and trying new restaurants/coffee shops.
What is one thing you love to do in the Quad Cities?
Try new restaurants and coffee shops that I have not been to. Get Whitey’s ice cream.
What is a fun fact about yourself?
I am the 3rd James Pace in my family making me James Pace III named after my dad. I played football in College at St. Ambrose University.
What is your favorite sports team?
St. Louis Cardinals
Do you have any pets?
If you could go to any vacation destination, where would it be and why?
I would like to go to New York City to experience what it is like to live in the biggest City in the U.S.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
If I could have one superpower it would be to fly because I could get anywhere that I would like quickly and flying seems like a really cool thing to be able to do.
Do you have any favorite quotes?
If people aren’t laughing at your dreams, then you aren’t dreaming big enough.
What is the best advice you’ve received?
When doing any job big or small, always give your best attitude and effort.