Staff Spotlight Interview with Denise Givens

As part of our new blog series, we’re doing Staff Spotlights! This time, we talked to Denise Givens, who just celebrated her 5th anniversary with Harbor Wealth Management!


What did you want to be growing up?

I always wanted to be a math teacher– I even got a bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics!


What is the one weirdest job you’ve ever had? 

My very first job ever as a switchboard operator at a family-owned department store.


Where is your favorite place in the world?

Amalfi, Italy


What’s a fun fact about you that many people may not know?  

I lived and worked in Dublin, Ireland for 2 years and met my husband there.


What is your favorite food?

I love a good linguine with clams or a paella!


What is your favorite movie you could watch a million times?

A Good Year


What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

Make sure you tell people what they need to hear, not just what they want to hear. Otherwise, how can they make a good decision?