Director of Finance
How long have you been with Origlio Beverage? On July 1st it will be 17 years.
What positions have you held within the company? Controller and Director of Finance.
What does your current job entail? I am involved in many things including: insurance, taxes, audits, financial reporting, cash management, budgets, retirement programs, accounts receivable, accounts payable and the preparation of financial statements.
What do you like most about your job? I am mostly on the defensive side of the ball, so my job is not always glamorous. But I do enjoy the beer business and the ongoing challenges we face. Although we are in a mature industry, it is changing and there are obstacles to overcome each day. It never gets boring. I also work with a great group of people. The finance staff works very hard and they’re all good people.
What does it take to be a top-notch Director of Finance? One of the main priorities of my job is to protect the assets of the company. Therefore, I need to have a set of eyes on everything. There are literally millions of transactions that need to be maintained throughout the year. I utilize our internal systems to extract information that will help manage the future of our operations. I need to be able to adapt to our changing environment.
What do you like to do when you’re not working? I enjoy playing golf, relaxing on the beach and spending time with my family.