In part 34 of our 'Meet the Team' series, I got the chance to speak with Corrine DePinto, the A/P Supervisor. Corrine has been with A.H. Harris for over 11 years and plays a large role in organization and projects, among many other things. Corrine never fails to keep her co-workers smiling with her upbeat spirit and sense of humor. She's a perfect example of what A.H. Harris is all about. Now, let's hear it from Corrine!
Here's Corrine pictured with her team! (Corrine - back row, middle)
What is your role at Harris?I was hired as the A/P supervisor, I pride myself on being a strong team leader and mentor. I feel that the payable department is an amazing team!
How long have you been with the company?
11 + years
What was your first job ever?
I started out at Weathervane Retail Corp (21 years) as an A/P clerk, moved into Import Coordinator then later becoming Import Manager. All job duties with my new position were related to payables one way or another. A.H. Harris and Weathervane Retail had very similar back grounds. Both were founded in New Britain Connecticut and owned and run by family for many years!
Describe Harris in 3 words:
Best in industry!
What do you feel has been your biggest accomplishment at Harris?
I would have to say that being presented with the award for Finance Excellence and given the Humanitarian award.
What is something working at Harris has taught you?
To be my best every day. I am always willing to help someone. I am not afraid to say “I don’t know the answer - but let me see who can get you the answer for you.” No question is too small to help with. I come to work knowing that I love what I do!
What is your favorite memory at Harris?
Of course the vendor expo and seeing all the work and planning that goes into making this event so spectacular! I really enjoyed meeting the vendors as well as other Harris associates. I like putting faces to the names, emails and to the voices on the phone.
What does Harris Pride mean to you?
To me, Harris pride means feeling like you are an important part of a wonderful team and being excited to come to work every day! I like having the “I CAN DO” attitude.
Anything else you’d like to share?
Most of Harris employees have the best interest of the company at heart. We are getting Bigger, Better and “Stronger together” because of our leadership and our loyal and dedicated associates. Some consider this as just a job; But MANY of us consider this a family. We strive to be the best in what we do and we do not compromise who we are in doing so!