Rhia McGrady, is shortlisted as a Finalist for ‘Rising Star of the Year – Provider’ the 20/20 Credit Awards 2019

By April 15, 2019news

Data Interconnect’s, Rhia McGrady, is shortlisted as a Finalist for ‘Rising Star of the Year – Provider’, in the UK’s most significant awards ceremony of the year for the credit industry, the 20/20 Credit Awards 2019

Rhia McGrady, Business Analyst at Data Interconnect Limited, Watchfield, Swindon, 16th April 2019, has been shortlisted as a Finalist for the 20/20 Credit Awards 2019, in the category of Rising Start of the Year – Provider. The awards ceremony will be held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on 16th May 2019.

The Credit Awards and Credit Strategy have been at the heart of Credit for 20 years.

Credit Strategy is celebrating its 20th anniversary as the credit industry’s publication-of-record after its launch in October 1998.

The Credit Awards take over 12 months of detailed planning followed by a vigorous shortlisting process. The winners are selected by an independent judging panel; all hand selected titans of the industry, who have continuously and relentlessly worked to ensure that each decision is fair and impartial.

The awards recognise the excellent work carried out by the individuals, teams and organisations that make up a vital part of the UK financial services sector. On the 16th May, the industry celebrates and enjoy the “Oscars” of the credit industry.

Data Interconnect’s, Rhia McGrady, was shortlisted as a finalist due to her impressive achievements as a business analyst. Rhia, 31 years of age, originally started her career as a chef and worked her way up through a few organisations in junior technical roles before becoming a Business Analyst at Data Interconnect Ltd.  Her commitment and determination to do well, in her BCS The Chartered Institute for IT studies which are the domain of students from more traditional STEM background; impressed the judges.  Rhia McGrady comments “I was astounded by the nomination for this award. This is an achievement not only for me but a reminder to anyone thinking of changing career, that it is never too late. I’m grateful to Data Interconnect for all the opportunities and support they have provided for me to be able to demonstrate what I am capable of doing.” Harry Dodd-Noble, Head of Product and Rhia’s Line Manager at Data Interconnect remarks; “Rhia applied for a Business Analyst job and the energetic and pro-active nature of her cover letter made her a must to interview even if her experience was limited in the area we were looking for. During the interview, she made a great impression and we have never looked back. Her progression goes to show that companies should always look beyond experience when recruiting as personality and aptitude is just as important, if not more so.”

Rhia is a fantastic role model for young women wishing to pursue a career in the field of Science and Technology. We are immensely proud of Rhia’s determination, dedication and strength of character in what is a highly competitive and challenging industry”.

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Press contacts: 

Carolyn Arnold
Head of Marketing
Carolyna@datainterconnect.co.uk
Tel: 01367 245770

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