Staff Spotlight: Aubrey

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Aubrey Margolis, Owner

How long have you been at Danali?
I worked at Danali on Bell Ave for 2 years in 1982-83 before purchasing the store in August of 1986. So 35 years total.

What is your favourite part of working at Danali and why?
I love the relationships that I have been privileged to make over the years. It is an honour to be myself in a work environment I created for the enjoyment of our clients. I feel like I am the most blessed, fortunate person to find the right career for me, so that work doesn’t feel like work. I love being here and what I do - surrounded by family and friends in a welcoming setting, every day. I am so proud of each and every one of my staff and the steps they have taken to get here, and what those who have moved on have accomplished since. I believe the values and ethics embodied by Danali are reflected not only in myself, but within each member of our team and that level of respect lasts throughout a lifetime.

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What are your favourite places in Winnipeg?
My kitchen. My backyard. Leo Mol Sculpture Garden and 529 patio in the summertime.

Who is your biggest inspiration?
My family. I love and cherish the amount of time I get to spend with them, whether together at work or on our regular travels together.

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Some Words of Inspiration to Young Entrepreneurs…
Be willing to put the work in to make your dreams come true. I was 23 without much of an education when I took this leap and have never looked back. Through hard work and determination to succeed, Danali is the continually growing success that I envisioned when I began.

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