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Meet Scott Rulkowski: Business Operations Manager, Yogi, and... Red Wings Fan?!

Posted by Datasource on Jan 7, 2019 3:20:48 PM

This is the next interview in a new series in which we ask our unique and diverse Datasource Consulting staff to share a bit about themselves, both professionally and personally. We're amazed and inspired at their talents, hobbies, and aspirations, and we hope you are, too! 

Scott
 

Name: Scott Rulkowski
Title: Business Operations Manager
Years with Datasource: <1
Total Years Industry Experience: 9
Current Home City: Denver, CO
 

Tell us about your experience with Datasource Consulting (DSC), including types of projects and positions held: 

Our team is responsible for producing monthly revenue forecasts and client invoices. I create a lot of financial analyses and reports related to organizational performance. We’re currently developing various recurring reports and dashboards. I spend a lot of time in Excel and our ERP system. We also work to establish/improve internal processes whenever possible.

 

Describe life at Datasource with three unique words.

Challenging, Rewarding, Global

Tell us what you like most about working at Datasource.

The people and culture! Datasource has a great work environment filled with many of the brightest minds in the industry. We have a great team here that makes me excited to come into work every day. I am constantly exposed to different problems and challenges every day, and enjoy working to solve them. I love that my role allows me to work with a lot of different people across the organization.

What challenges you the most and what motivates you the most at Datasource?

My biggest challenge has been creating a master data set to use for my reports and analyses. It took a few iterations to determine all of the data points I need to maintain on a regular basis.

I am motivated by the opportunity to work as a team to improve our monthly performance on our responsibilities (revenue forecast accuracy, invoice turnaround time, etc.). I am also motivated to develop and improve our financial reporting and analyses to help support the growth of the business.

What is on your bucket list?

  • Spend as much time in Switzerland as possible
  • Heli-ski in Alaska and British Columbia
  • Start a side photography business
  • Become a certified yoga instructor
  • Attend Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals (preferably with a Red Wings victory)

What are you proudest accomplishments?

I ran my first half-marathon in October. I’m planning to run in a few more races in 2019.

What are your hobbies outside of work? 

I’m a very active person – I love skiing, yoga, running, hiking, and climbing, among other things. I try to travel to new places as much as possible and love taking tons of pictures on my adventures. I enjoy reading books and playing guitar when I have some down time.

What is your hidden talent?

I can strike a few yoga poses.

 

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