Introducing… Shelby Gillespie

At work

When did you join Prest? One year ago in June!

What is your role here? Administration Team Leader

How would you explain what you do for a living to an eight-year-old? I help people make the best use of their money.

What has been your proudest moment while working for Prest? Being promoted in such a short time working for the company.

About you

What was your first job? A shop assistant in a small retail shop on Stockport market when I was 13.

What is your go-to karaoke song? Abba, Dancing Queen – classic!

What is the most embarrassing item of clothing you have ever bought? A union jack dress, however, it did come in handy for a fancy dress costume.

What is the best gift you have ever received? A trip to Las Vegas for my 21st birthday.

At home

What are your three favourite pastimes? Watching Game of Thrones, scrolling through social media and cleaning (I secretly love it).

What was the last book you read? The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.

What is your favourite song? Somebody Else’s Guy by Jocelyn Brown.

What is your favourite film? Either Bridesmaids or Shawshank Redemption.

Which celebrity do you find the most annoying? All celebrities from Made in Chelsea.

What food do you most dislike? Fish!!

Out and about

What is your favourite holiday destination? I love Thailand.

What is your favourite place to eat out? Tom Yam in Poynton – I also love Thai food!

What was the last day trip you took? A long trip to Durham for a well-deserved spa day .

If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be? With all the choices available, I would still choose my Nanna – she’s definitely the most interesting and fun person to have dinner with.

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