Antonio Nieves lives a double life – personal banker by day, pro boxer by night.
Nieves began boxing as a child when he attended a boxing program for inner-city youth, but he didn’t take it seriously until he graduated from college. He turned pro in 2011 and is ranked seventh in the world in his weight class
He rises every morning at 5:30 to run four miles. And for the past five years he has worked at PNC during the day, currently as a personal banker counseling people on how to build a better financial future. After work, he trades in his tie for a pair of boxing gloves so he can train for two to three hours before going home to his wife and two kids.
Life in the ring can be challenging. It takes hard work, dedication, help from others and sometimes, tough choices must be made to stay in the fight. So, it’s a lot like life.
Nieves has learned a few lessons in the boxing ring that can help his clients prepare for a hook to the right that life may throw.
Nieves often helps his clients set goals and achieve them. All they need to do is follow the steps above and they can be on the road to long-term financial stability and success.
Though he has a passion for boxing, Nieves has no plans to give up banking. His daytime career enables him to prepare for the future and gives him the tools to help others in his neighborhood.
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