Meet the Garber Metrology Staff: Doug Peifer

by Garber Metrology

Hometown: Ephrata, PA

Title/Position: Chief Financial Officer

Number of years with current company: 5

What do you do in your position?

Prepare the company’s financials and help to manage the accounting functions. I also help to manage the Human Resources for Garber Metrology. Other areas that I provide some oversight in are security, maintenance and some IT functions.

What interested you originally to do the work that you do?

I was always good at math and working with numbers.

What is your favorite part of the work you do?

Budgeting, I like to plan for the future years and like when budgets and projections turn out close to what actually happens.

What are your favorite things to do when you’re not working?

I like riding mountain bike on various trails, golf and doing things with family.

What is your favorite childhood memory?

Going to the beach in July every year.

What is your favorite food?

I love many different foods and like trying different types of food. I would put seafood on the top of the list though.

What is your favorite beverage? 

I enjoy trying all kinds of beer form the many micro brews that exist today.

What are your 3 favorite movies?

Star Wars (A New Hope), The Da Vinci Code, and Gladiator

What are your 3 favorite bands?

If I went with All Time! Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones and Def Leppard

What are your 3 favorite restaurants?

Blue Pacific, Lily’s on Main in Ephrata, the BullsHead in Lititz

Have you ever wanted to throw a calibration weight through a wall?

No, I know I would hurt myself.

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