Chief Financial Officer
Plugged in: August 18, 2003
Gaby spends a lot of time with numbers. Some people might find it boring, but she loves it. Balancing accounts is one thing, but balancing on top of buildings, she’ll pass, choosing to be stabilized instead.
Excel super user, spoiling her kids
Gaby is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida and a member of the American and Florida Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. She was born in Nurnberg, Germany and moved to Pensacola, Florida at the age of six. While growing up in Pensacola, she participated in many activities including dance, swimming and band.
Gaby graduated Valedictorian of her high school class and went on to study at Florida State University. She holds a Masters of Accounting degree (1995), as well as Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Finance degrees (1993) from the Florida State University.
She married Allen in 1998 and they have three children. The girls, Anna and Morgan, are active in competitive dance and enjoy going to as many shows and concerts as possible. Ryan is the youngest and is a huge Disney fan. The family has season passes to Walt Disney World and enjoy spending lots of time with Mickey at the theme parks. They are also huge Seminole fans and love traveling to Tallahassee for tailgating and football in the fall.
How do you explain your job to people who know very little about the Internet?
I conduct the financial aspects such as accounting for DiscoverTec.
Who is your favorite Internet celebrity?
I’m not that big into internet celebrities but if I had to pick, Alan Steremberg, co-founder of weather underground.
What unique quality do you possess that you believe makes you good at your job?
I’m very team oriented and focused on tasks at hand.
What is your favorite thing about the Suite 400 space?
I welcome the flexibility of the work environment and how it provides different outlets and stations for people to work.
Tell us one unique fact about your hometown, the place your family is originally from or a place you have lived in over the years.
Germany's most famous Christmas Market, the Nurnberg Christkindlesmarkt, is held annually right in middle of my hometown and offers wonderful foods, drinks and holiday decorations.