Graduated from ODTÜ Business Administration Department. In 1995, and started her career at Pamukbank Financial Analysis Department. Yalcinkaya, worked as Manager at Finansbank in Financial Analysis and Credits Departments in SME, Commercial and Corporate segments. From 2010 to 2012 Yalcinkaya worked as a trainer / consultant in the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in the SELP project for European Union credit for mobile. She has shared her experiences as an instructor / consultant in Credit Academy Education Consultancy firm, which has been a founder since 2012. Improvement of the lending processes, reorganization, loans, automation, etc. are included in project
Started her career as a Management Trainee at Akbank in 2003 after education at Hacettepe University Business Administration (English) Department. Until 2007, Cakir, responsible for sectoral expertise, product development and product performance, has made sector specific development studies. In 2007, Cakir transferred to the Turkish Economy Bank and worked at the Head Quarter. Within the scope of strategy planning activities, Cakir, who has accomplished the preparation of budgets, analysis of P&L statements and action plans, human resource follow-up and corporate communication studies, has gained expertise in performance follow up, campaign and customer management studies in communication field. In 2009, Cakir joined Eurobank Tekfen's Retail Banking served as Head of Department. Çakır, who is also responsible for the Retail Banking and Banks Insurance departments as well as the SME Banking Department, was in the process of selling to the Burgan Bank in 2013. From 2014 onwards, companies providing consultancy services are working on marketing and process development projects with the aim of company productivity and profitability. Within this scope, after the analyzes, Cakir provided advisory services to the companies regarding profitability proposals, preparation and presentation of feasibilities, making and reporting of sector analyzes.
In 2015, transferred to Demirören Holding as the Director of Executive Board Strategy Planning and has undertaken strategic studies in the media, gas, energy, oil and tourism sectors within the Holding.
Graduated from Middle East Technical University, Political Science & Public Administration Department in 1993.
In the same year started his career in Ziraat Bankası, then worked in Çukurova Steel Industries company in industry sector.
In the following years, worked in Kentbank, Anadolubank, Finansbank and Burgan Bank as Credit Analyst and Manager/ Regional Manager.
Between 2016-2017 he shared his experiences as an instructor / consultant in Kredi Akademi Education Consultancy firm which he was a partner.
Before returning to Kredi Akademi in 2021/4, he worked in Pasha Investment Bank as Deputy CEO responsible from Credits, Information Tecnologies & Security, Change Management & Project Management Office.
He took part in many projects such as Loans BPM Project, Creation of Credit Processes, Core Banking System, Credit Disbursement System, Rating System, Establishment of Early Warning System, Change Leaders Project, Education Leaders Training Program. He has given many trainings as an internal trainer.