Spotlight on…. Kerry Corden




Hi Kerry, let’s start with work; what does a ‘normal’ day constitute for you?

Mainly client appointments and conducting financial reviews which is my favourite part of the job. I love helping people to achieve their financial goals, whatever they may be.

How long have you been with the company? How did you get started?

I joined Jones-Sheridan 6 months ago, it was a company I wanted to work for. I have been a financial adviser for 16 years.

When you were a child, what job did you want to do?

A police women or an accountant.

Work in silence or with music, background chatter and noise?

I prefer to work in silence! I can get a lot more done with no distractions.

What’s been your greatest moment working here so far?

Working with a brilliant team and meeting lovely clients.

What’s your drink of choice while you’re working?

I’d say it would be coffee in the morning and tea in the afternoon.

And when you’re not working?

I enjoy a nice glass of red wine.

Name the best place you’ve ever visited.

It would have to be New York for Christmas and New Year.

And how about the place that’s currently top of your ‘to visit’ list?

The Caribbean.

If you have the choice between staying in and going out, which do you normally choose and what do you normally do?

Staying in! I like to spend quality time with my family.

What’s the one talent you have that people in your office are unaware of?

Nothing too exciting, however I am a good cook, even if I do say so myself! I don’t like any convenience food. I enjoy cooking everything from scratch.

What would your ‘Desert Island’ disc, film and book be?

Disc:- Oasis

Film:-  The Notebook

Book:- Wuthering Heights

Do you prepare well in advance or are you a ‘last minute’ person?

A mixture really, but I always try to prepare well in advance.

Who’d play you in the film of your life?

Renée Zellweger.

DIY or call an expert?

Call an expert. I’m useless at DIY.

If you had to compete at the Olympics, in any event, real or fake, what would you choose?

Ten pin bowling.

Do you ‘do’ Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn? Are they useful?

Personal use:- Facebook.  Business:- Linkedin.

Physical book or e-book? Do you still buy a paper? Which one?

I like to read a Physical book. I don’t buy a newspaper – I read the news online as it’s quicker.

On a scale of 1-10, 1 being ‘not at all’, how clued up on technology do you feel you are?