Lancashire Times
Weekend Edition
7:00 AM 6th December 2019

Christmas Spotlight: Rachel McElroy

Year after year, our festive spotlights prove very popular on our business pages. So, our advent calendar of business people is once again back for 2019! For every day of December, we’ll be putting a notable name from the region through their paces, with 12 quickfire ‘one word’ questions…

Rachel McElroy
Rachel McElroy
Next up, it’s Rachel McElroy, chief marketing officer at Solutionize Global.

Sum up 2019 for your business, in one word


And a word that summarises how you expect 2020 to pan out?


What’s the one word from this year you’re sick of hearing?


And the one you hope to hear more of in the 12 months ahead?

Deal – in every sense!

Which fellow northern business has impressed you this year?

Data Shed.

If you could have one present for Christmas what would it be?

Plane tickets to see my far-flung family.

What’s the best Christmas gift you’ve ever bought for someone else?

Tickets, because memories beat ‘things’!

What do you think is the most under-rated thing on your Christmas dinner plate?


How many people will be around your table on Christmas day?


And which word would you use to sum up the ambience?


Your favourite Christmas tipple?


And a message to your friends, family, colleagues and peers as they welcome in 2020? (you can have more than one word for this one!)

Thanks for being part of the journey and stay amazing!