Here at Membersy, we understand that our industry-leading dental membership management and billing platform would be nothing without our incredible employees. Each month, we nominate one of our talented employees who have worked tirelessly to build Membersy from a small startup in 2015 to the company it is today. This month, our employee under the spotlight is Andy Roberts, Data Analyst.
Q: How long have you been with Membersy? How has the company changed since you’ve been here?
A: I have been at the company for two years, during which time there has been growth in headcount across every department. This increase in quantity pales in comparison to the increase in quality that these new team members bring to the organization.
Q: What does your typical day look like?
A: It usually consists of delivering and implementing data-related requests from various departments, conducting analysis to unearth opportunities for potential strategic initiatives, as well as helping build out the capabilities of our burgeoning analytics team.
Q: What is your favorite part about working for Membersy?
A: I am thankful to have a role that exposes me to virtually every department throughout Membersy. This exposure results in a greater understanding and appreciation for the intellect and creativity that permeates this organization and drives our success.
Q: What is a fact that would surprise your coworkers?
A: I previously worked as a geologist in the energy industry.
Q: How did you become interested in the field of data analysis, and what motivated you to pursue this career path?
A: Coming from a technical background as a geologist, I have always enjoyed utilizing data to solve difficult problems. While the subject matter and tools used may have changed, I am still able to employ critical thinking to tackle an ever-evolving set of challenges in my day-to-day.
Q: What is something that’s on your bucket list?
A: Heli-skiing in British Columbia
Q: If you could have dinner with any historical figure, who would it be, and why?
A: Teddy Roosevelt - His sense of determination and love for adventure would yield many good stories.
Q: Who were your top artists on Spotify this year?
A: My Morning Jacket, Billy Strings, Tyler Childers, Odesza, Rufus Du Sol
Q: Do you have a favorite quote or mantra that inspires you, either personally or professionally?
A: Comparison is the thief of joy (thanks Teddy Roosevelt)
Q: If you could instantly master one skill, what would it be and why?
A: Cooking - I love food and sharing it with friends
Q: What's your go-to comfort food or meal that never fails to make your day better?
A: Enchiladas with chili con carne
Q: What's the most memorable vacation or travel experience you've had?
A: The Dolomites in Italy with my wife last summer will be hard to beat.