Employee Spotlight: Cherry Durand

Employee Spotlight: Cherry Durand

Cherry Durand has been selling Hot Spring Spas for almost 30 years including the past nine at Georgia Spa Company. An award-winning sales person, Cherry is a true people person who provides excellent customer service to everyone who visits her at our Buford location. Every year, she enjoys taking a vacation with her husband, Pete, to relax and enjoy quality time together.

What is your favorite Hot Tub?
The Envoy because it has strategically placed jets and salt water capability. Everyone has plenty of foot room.

What was your first job?
Selling Avon door-to-door. I have always been in sales.

How long have you been selling Hot Spring Spas?
Almost 30 years, worked for Georgia Spa Company for almost 9 years.

What’s your favorite place you’ve ever visited?
Brussels, Belgium.

Describe your dream vacation.
A trip to Spain, I love to visit Spain.

What personality trait do you most attribute your success to, and why?
Being a people person. I love customer interaction. It makes my day when a customer walks in the store.

What would we most likely find you doing on the weekend?
Shopping, watching movies – especially war movies, spend time with my grandson, or reading nonfiction books.

Are you a dog person or a cat person (or neither)?
A dog person. I have one dog that was a rescue.

Cherry Durand at her desk. What’s your favorite sport to watch and which team do you root for?
College basketball. The University of Virginia and Virginia Tech.

What’s your favorite TV show – the one you’re always watching on repeat?
The Voice and American Idol.

Do you have any kids?
Four kids and five grandkids.

What is your favorite band?
The Beatles.

What are three things still left on your bucket list?
Take a cruise around the world, travel up to the northeast – New England area, and move to the beach.

Who had the most influence on you growing up?
My father. He was always positive and a wonderful roll model. We spent a lot of quality time spent together.