Welcome to our latest instalment of our Meet the Team blog series, where we shine a spotlight on the talented individuals who make Gallowglass event crew the industry leader it is today.
Introducing Doris Demiri, our Financial Controller. As a key player behind the scenes, she ensures the seamless operation of our financial machinery, allowing us to continue delivering outstanding services to our clients. Join us as we delve into Doris's journey, expertise, and the vital role she plays in the success of Gallowglass Event Crew.
Could you offer a brief introduction of yourself?
Hi, I’m Doris, an accountant who adores crunching numbers and unravelling financial mysteries. Beyond the spreadsheets, I'm a passionate cook, exploring global cuisines in my kitchen. Travelling is my other love, as I enjoy soaking in diverse cultures and experiences. My life strikes a balance between meticulous calculations and the art of cooking and adventure!
What led you to apply for a role with the company?
I was instantly drawn to Gallowglass – a remarkable company with nearly three decades of proven excellence. As a market leader, its track record speaks volumes about its commitment to innovation and success. The forward-thinking culture profoundly resonates with me, as it embraces change and paves the way for future generations' career growth. Joining a team that blends rich experience with visionary ideas excites me beyond measure. It's a privilege to contribute to a legacy of achievement while shaping a bright path for myself and those who follow.
Describe a typical day in your job.
I love catching up with my team in the mornings and aligning our daily priorities. Some days are a whirlwind of meetings, where collaboration takes the forefront, while others allow me to dive deep into numbers and analysis. The beauty is that each part of the month can bring a fresh perspective and a different workload.
What do you find most challenging about your role?
I thrive on diving into complex numbers, untangling their intricacies, and crafting clear, actionable insights – it's like solving a puzzle, where patterns emerge to guide innovative solutions.
If your colleagues could describe you in three words, what would they be?
Calm, approachable and capable.
Do you enjoy any hobbies outside of work?
I find immense fulfilment in my various hobbies: travelling, cooking, and reading. My travels unveil new horizons and cultures, enriching my experiences. My Italian heritage comes alive in the kitchen as I craft meals from fresh ingredients. Through reading, I expand my mind with diverse ideas and perspectives, fostering a continuous journey of growth.
What do you enjoy most about working for Gallowglass?
The people of Gallowglass are undeniably its primary asset, and this very essence is what makes working here such a delight for me. The strong emphasis on valuing individuals fosters a supportive, collaborative environment that drives the company’s success and ensures that each day I spend here is rewarding and fulfilling.
Tell us a story from your experiences during your time at Gallowglass?
Being near a professional rehearsal studio adds an element of excitement. The moments when Blur was rehearsing stand out as highlights, even though I must admit to hearing 'Tender' a hundred times!
Thank you to Doris for taking the time to share with us her experiences prior to and since joining Gallowglass. Her passion for numbers, commitment to excellence and her ability to navigate the intricate world of finance are essential in ensuring the seamless operation of Gallowglass.
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