Employee Spotlight: Courtney Gallant, Purchasing Manager
Welcome back to another installment of our “Thrive Spotlight” blog series.
Our featured Thrive Employee is Courtney Gallant, Purchasing Manager at Thrive.
As Purchasing Manager, Courtney oversees the acquisition of all hardware, software and project equipment for Thrive’s customers. She also maintains a close relationship with Thrive’s suppliers that help balance costs and stock availability to meet project deadlines. In addition, Courtney works with the finance team to develop invoices and resolve any discrepancies.
Originally from Lakeville, MA, Courtney now lives in Attleboro, MA with her fiancé where you can often find her on the lake with her two dogs or on the hiking trails. She is a sports enthusiast and, depending on the season, enjoys wakeboarding, snowboarding and kiteboarding.
Hi Courtney! Can you tell us about your background and how you came to Thrive?
I previously worked at BJ Headquarters in the merchandising procurement department. In that role, I became inspired to learn more about technology in addition to advancing my procurement skills. I also have experience in the promotional products industry and spent time working at a calendar supply company. I have been with Thrive for almost four years.
Where did you go to school or get training?
I graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities.
What do you most enjoy about working for Thrive?
My team! I feel very fortunate to have a steady team that works closely together and communicates every day. Working at Thrive has given me a better understanding of how to accomplish tasks as a team while adjusting to new processes that help make our work more efficient.
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