Sally is a founder partner of Smart Office Services and now the Principal Director. She started her career with a food manufacturing company in Banbury who sponsored her training through college. During her career she has worked in a great many sectors including: MAFF, A Social Sciences Publisher, Computer Systems Company and a Pub Management Company; all as PA to Director and Chief Executive level. Sally is married with three sons and during her time at home ran a bed and breakfast business. She is actively involved with the Inner Wheel Club in Buckingham, raising money for local charities. She has a small house in France and is trying to improve her French.
Lynn joined the company in the early part of 2008. She has held many previous accounts positions working for both Chartered Accountants and companies in the private sector taking responsibility for the control of both sales & purchase ledger. Lynn, a Senior Account Manager, is a quiet, calm member of the accounts team and handles & advises clients on both bookkeeping and payroll. Like the other members of the accounts team she is experienced in Sage and Quickbooks software – she is also skilled in Flexible payroll software. Lynn has no spare time as she is married with four sons.
Lorna joined the SOS team in June 2005 and has been the main ‘face’ of the company ever since. She is very likely to be your first port of call and is excellent at handling and dealing with the public. Lorna previously worked at CIS Insurance for six years and Coughlan General Insurance where she was communicating with the public at all levels. She then joined Puratos in their Sales Dept and was involved with all aspects customer service until she left to start a family and now has a young daughter & son.
Barbara has been employed at SOS since September 2003. She worked for Barclays Bank Plc for more than 20 years, and spent the first ten years travelling to London’s West End before accepting the position of Secretary/PA to the Manager of the Business Centre at Finchley Central. Barbara handles telephone calls but is also an excellent typist and is experienced in both shorthand and audio. Barbara enjoys meeting people and is a valued member of the team.
Helen joined Smart Office Services in May 2009 to set up a Telemarketing Department. She has many years of experience in Telemarketing and provides an intelligent, non pushy, non scripted telesales and marketing service. In fact she was used on the other side of the fence when Smart Office Services first set up and was instrumental in obtaining good, solid, appointments. The clients met at that time are still with SOS today. Helen is married with two grown up children.
After taking a break from work, Jodi joined Helen in the Telemarketing team in July 2014. Jodi grew up in South Buckinghamshire, moving to Buckingham itself in 2007. Jodi’s background is in Human Resources. She worked in HR in the IT industry for 10 years gaining invaluable experience in many key areas although specialising in recruitment whilst also taking on responsibility for Health and Safety and Payroll. She left her role in HR to start a family and now has 2 young sons. Outside of work, Jodi enjoys stand-up comedy, live music and literature.