Our mission at Vcheck Global is a significant one: to protect our clients by providing more information about the companies and people that they do business with. In the spirit of that mission, we have started an Employee Spotlight series, to feature more information about the ambitious, charming, and diligent team working to make Vcheck Global a success.
Today we’re featuring one of our team leads, Dianne Ruiz. Dianne serves the company by managing our team of quality control associates, who perform final reviews of our due diligence reports for thoroughness and accuracy. In this interview, she addresses her goals for her team, how she deals with adversity, and her recommendations to new hires.
How long have you worked for Vcheck?
I first joined the team in September of 2018.
Before working at Vcheck, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
The most interesting job I had prior to working in the investigative field was writing for a local magazine based in Los Angeles, California. I covered the entertainment segment, therefore I was given the opportunity to attend the Oscars, LA Fashion Week, musicals, and several elite restaurants, to name a few. In addition, I had the pleasure of meeting some of the most profound business owners of upcoming businesses throughout the city. It was a great opportunity for me in my professional development, as it allowed me to hone my networking skills and foster everlasting relationships with some of my greatest mentors that continue to thrive in the entertainment industry.
How did you end up coming to work for Vcheck?
I was looking for an opportunity to be a part of a growing company. I knew Vcheck would be the perfect fit. It was the best decision I made professionally, as they truly valued my professional aspirations and allowed me to grow within the company.
How has Vcheck changed since you joined?
Since joining Vcheck, I have seen the company continuously grow. It’s exciting to work alongside such a talented team. As we continue to scale, I firmly believe it’s important for Vcheck to continue to differentiate themselves as a company in the industry.
What has been your most memorable moment at Vcheck?
There are several memorable moments at Vcheck that I have experienced personally, however, what never fails to stand out most for me has been discovering everyone’s success stories.
What do you enjoy most about your role?
Everyday I am reminded that my roles and responsibilities impact more than one person. Therefore, I ensure that there is full transparency within my team. What I enjoy most is leading a strong team of highly skilled individuals that I continue to learn from. My goal is to create processes that not only help facilitate our duties internally, but also ensure that we continue to cultivate a collaborative environment. My personal goal in to ensure every team member feels valued and appreciated.
What do you find most challenging about your role at Vcheck?
Challenges remind us that there is always room for growth. Knowing that the company’s reputation is heavily dependent on the quality of service that we provide to our clients, there are high expectations in place. Therefore, I make it a goal to ensure that the QC department remains knowledgeable in the industry and continues to deliver top quality reports. Although there are days that do seem challenging, I never feel discouraged when I am faced with any form of adversity, because I know that there is always a solution. It’s important to have a solution-based mentality and communicate in the most effective way.
What advice would you give to recent new hires?
I would encourage new hires to remain inquisitive and always be a team player!
What are three career lessons you have learned thus far?
- Never stop investing in your future.
- Surround yourself with positive influences who are not afraid to challenge you.
- Displaying emotional intelligence goes much further than you think.
Do you have a motto or personal mantra?
Yes – I am inspired by this great quote: “Character is the real foundation of all worthwhile success.”