March 4, 2020
Name: Samantha Pennington
Job Title: Practice Manager
1.What is your role at Tayntons?
I am a Practice Manager. My role includes overseeing the practice management of the firm on a daily basis including developing and improving policies and procedures.
2. What led you to this career?
I wanted to be part of a profession which delivered a service to clients which had lots of variety and professionalism.
3. What training have you undertaken for your role?
I have a National Diploma of Higher Education which I studied for at the University of Gloucestershire in 2012. I am also a member of the Institute of Leadership Supervisory Management.
4. What is a typical day in the life of a Practice Manager?
A typical day would involve going through all the emails and post I have received, answering queries and dealing with policy/procedure changes. Looking for new innovative ways to improve the way we work so that we add value to clients.
5. What do you enjoy most about your role?
I love being a valued resource and a ‘go to’ person for helping get ideas and results. I love that I have a great degree of control and freedom within my job.
6. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
I enjoy spending time with my family, travelling abroad, attending concerts and fundraising for charities close to my heart. I am also an avid Gloucester Rugby fan!!
I’m also on the committee for the Cheltenham Luncheon Business Club and the Henry Trinder testimonial year. I am also Honorary Secretary and Treasurer for the Gloucestershire Root Fruit & Grain.