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Carolina Small Business Spotlight: Meryl Olson

October 10, 2017 / Carolina Small Business / Staff Spotlight

This month, we’re spotlighting Meryl Olson, serving as Assistant Controller for Carolina Small Business Development Fund. Meryl brings with her an array of accounting experience and brings passion to her role at CSBDF.

Here are Meryl’s fun facts:

What’s your alma mater? The University of Findlay.

Where is your hometown? Silver Spring Maryland.

What is your personal philosophy? Focus on the big picture and don’t sweat the small stuff.

Where is your favorite place to be? Traveling somewhere new!

What is your favorite thing to do? Hiking in the mountains.

What do you like most about working at Carolina Small Business Development Fund? Working with a great team in order to make a difference in my community.

If you could interview one person (dead or alive) who would it be? Franklin Roosevelt

How do you define success? With how happy it makes me.

What is the best book you have ever read? All the Harry Potter books!

What is your favorite meal/food? I’m a big sushi fan.

Who or what inspires you to do the work that you do?  Our borrowers, I love hearing how our support helped someone achieve their dream.