When setting out to prepare her acceptance speech for American Banker's Lifetime Achievement award for Women in Banking, former Capital One Bank President Lynn Carter felt inclined to focus on how her career was influenced by others.

"The journey has always been about the teams I've been a part of," Carter said in an interview prior to the Women in Banking gala in New York Tuesday. "It's about amazing people who have been role models for me and their impact collectively."

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