Name: Mary Dhanji
Hometown: Greendale, Wisconsin
When did you begin working at Damian & Valori, LLP | Culmo Trial Attorneys? I have been with DVC since its founding in 2004.
In a nutshell, what do you do your in role (one sentence or less)? I am the main administrator for the firm, and oversees personnel, billing, and office operations. From accounts receivable to helping to sell receivership assets, she manages and handles all the logistics for the firm.
What is a project you are working on? To help keep us stay connected while we are all distant, I have organized a virtual beer tasting for the firm and will be delivering beers to all our attorneys and employees!
Why did you choose this profession? I began doing accounting and bookkeeping at 16 years old for my parents’ company. This helped launch my own catering business and led me to a career in accounting.
What do you like most about your job? I love that I get to create different projects and do different things every day.
What do you like most about DVC? Our corporate culture if very loving, warm, and family oriented.
Family Snapshot? My husband and I have 2 kids, one boy and one girl. I also come from a very large family of four sisters and three brothers.
Word that describes you: Calm deep waters
What’s on your Netflix list: Stranger Things, Cobra Kai.
First paying job: Cashier at a grocery store at 16.
Your proudest accomplishment: Raising children in the 21st Century and during COVID.
What do you do when you are not working? I like camping, being outdoor and exercise but my favorite thing is hanging out with my family.
Recommend an article or a book: The Universe has Got Your Back – Non-fiction and The Hate U Give – Fiction.