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BRIDGETON, Mo. — Christopher Ford said what he thought would be 10 weeks of mundane filing and cold calling actually turned out to be a real-world learning experience during a summer internship at Vantage Credit Union.

Ford, a senior at the University of Missouri-Columbia majoring in personal financial planning, considered several internship offers in the spring, including a few at brokerage firms. It was an encounter with Rosie Holub, president/CEO of the Missouri Credit Union Association, that led him to come aboard the investment services group at the $543 million Vantage.

Holub serves on the board of advisors at the university’s Department of Personal Financial Planning. She happened to sit next to Ford at a meeting of students close to completing their studies. When she asked the St. Louis native what his career goals were, Holub said, she was blown away with his focus.

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