Here at Central, people are at the heart of the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of everything we do.
We started out on our IT journey back in 1991, and our mission and ethos haven’t changed. We’re a family-run firm that pride ourselves on our integrity, honesty, and objectivity – and we make IT stress free by keeping it as simple as possible.
But it’s our people who make this all possible. Get to know them more in our staff spotlight.
Name: Darren Crompton
Job title: Finance and business manager
I ensure that the key core functions of the business operate at optimum efficiency. I manage the finances for Central as well as implement effective in-house processes and procedures.
2. What three words would your colleagues use to describe you?
Loyal, trustworthy, and helpful.
3. And what do you enjoy most about your job?
I enjoy working with figures and Excel spreadsheets.
4. Check your phone, what was the last emoji you sent?
The red heart emoji–♥
5. Who was or is your biggest inspiration?
My Dad, he was always there for me when I needed him, and he always looked out for others.
6. You’re hosting a three-course dinner party, what’s on the menu?
For starters, it would have to be a classic prawn cocktail, followed by a medallion of fillet steak with new potatoes and salad, for the main. And for dessert, I’d choose something refreshing like lemon posset – all of it made by yours truly, of course!
7. Back to Central, what makes the company stand out?
We are a close-knit organisation, and everyone pulls together to get the job completed to the customers’ requirements in a timely fashion.
8. Tell us a fun fact about yourself we might not know:
During the first lockdown, I took up whittling for a short time. I am also an avid fan of bonsai trees!
9. What would the title of your autobiography be?
Going the extra mile.
10. Central’s mission is to ‘restore faith in IT’ – tell us more about what this means to you
With technology evolving at such a rapid rate, the Central team are here to help our customers face these ever-increasing challenges with ease – helping and supporting them every step of the way, with a truly thoughtful and personable approach.
Central Networks are a strategic technology partner. Excellent technology is a given, customer service, trust and long-term relationships are what drive our business. We support CEOs, Heads of IT, IT technicians and transformation directors to ensure technology provides an edge to their organisations.