Welcome to another interview of the series Meet our Geek Team. In this opportunities we talk to Kris Alvarado, which is in charge of making sure all finances are making sense at company level.
She is from Golfito which is a in the Southeast cost of Costa Rica. She likes new challenges, that why besides doing all the numbers work she is always trying to learn different ways to help the company in different areas.
She studied at some point pharmacy, so she is the first person we ask if we don’t feel well, Kris always knows about what we can take to feel better.
How will you describe yourself?
I consider myself a quiet and reserved person, kind, a little clueless, but brave and dedicated to take on challenges and be in the work area as the personal area.
What do you do in your free time?
In my free time I like to read, watch a movie or series with my daughter also I like to go out for a walk.
Best series you have ever watched?
- Two and a half Men
- Law and order
- The Big bang teory
Mountain or Beach ?
I do prefer the mountain, because I really like the sound of the wind among the trees, the humidity, the smell of its colors and animals.
Do you do sports (adventure, extreme, endurance) ?
I am currently in the gym but I like to ride a bicycle a lot.
Which type of music do you like?
I have no favorite singers or genres, I like a little of everything.
What are your top 5 books of all the time ?
- One hundred years of solitude
- In memories of my sad whores
- Don Quijote
What are your top 5 movies of all the time ?
I really like science fiction and fantasy movies, so my favorites are Harry Potter, Lord of the rings, The Hobbit and all of Marvel productions.
What is the most excited part of being Finances manager ?
Besides doing just finances, which really is not an excited position. I really love to put myself on the process of selecting new collaborators and organizing small events so that the team stays together.
What is the most challenging situation you had faced in your current position ?
Learn a new idiom.
Which is the best part of being part of 4Geeks team ?
I have met excellent people in different roles, put into practice the knowledge I have acquired and that this has helped other people on the team.
What are your goals for this year?
Train and acquire new knowledge in my area and in others.
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