April 24, 2024

Our distinctive staff members are the driving pressure behind all that we do at Distillery, and so they actually deserve recognition!

In our “Meet Distillery” sequence, we introduce you to a few of the gifted specialists who assist us (and our companions) deliver concepts to life.

Right this moment, we’d prefer to introduce Torie, our wonderful World Head of Finance!

Introduce your self, your background/experience, and your place at Distillery

I’m a finance and accounting skilled with 18 years of expertise, 13 years {of professional} providers expertise. I’ve been a marketing consultant and have Huge 4 expertise.  I maintain a CPA license however have a deep love for Finance. I’m Distillery’s World Head of Finance. The Accounting and Finance capabilities roll as much as me. I joined Distillery October 2022.

Given your work expertise, what are your largest strengths that you simply deliver to your position at Distillery?

Efficiency and course of enchancment are my best strengths that I deliver to Distillery. My capability to evaluate an organization’s present state, future objectives and create a plan that addresses quick time period and long run dangers, prices, and advantages is one thing an organization in progress stage wants.

What has been your favourite half about being on the Distillery staff?

The folks. I’ve an incredible staff of direct stories and my friends have been a pleasure to work with. 

What are some abilities or matters you’re studying about proper now?

Inflation/economics in LaTam

What’s your secret work-related “pet peeve” associated to your position/trade that doesn’t actually matter however drives you loopy?

Identical day conferences. I usually have already got my day deliberate earlier than everybody else will get up. 

Espresso or tea? What number of cups in a typical workday? 

I like each however my default is espresso. I eat a number of cups a day. On common about 3.

What do you take pleasure in doing exterior of labor? 

I take pleasure in aggressive bowling. I’m at the moment working with a bowling coach to proceed to enhance my bowling in order that I carry out higher at tournaments. 

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What’s your favourite e book (or what are you at the moment studying)?

I’m at the moment studying The Misadventures of Awkward Black Woman

What’s your preferrred trip (or what trip did you final take)?

My preferrred trip includes a seashore and nice seafood. I don’t want any excursions. Simply napping on a seashore with meals and refreshing drinks in between. My final trip was to Punta Cana, DR

What languages are you able to communicate?

English and AAVE

For those who might stay in any metropolis, the place would it not be?

I don’t know however I’m concerned about residing in a number of totally different cities for 3-4 months over the following few years to find out the place my husband and I’ll stay as soon as the youngsters are out of the home. We’re open to strategies so as to add to our checklist. Portugal is without doubt one of the international locations to probe for now.


Distillery is fortunate to have somebody like Torie on our staff. She brings not solely a ardour for Funds, but additionally a deep dedication to taking her position to new heights. We will’t wait to see all of the wonderful issues she is going to proceed to perform and contribute to our progress and success. Thanks for being such an superior a part of our staff, Torie!