What is your role at NyRAD?
I am an Industrial Participation Consultant and play an active role in both the ITB management side of NyRad’s business as well the Capture side of things. I help support NyRad’s clients in everything from day-to-day ITB management activities, like transaction development and reporting, to bid support. I get to take part in so many aspects of the business. I enjoy getting to know each client’s specific needs and developing strong, trusting relationships. What I love most about my role is that each and every day is different, bringing new challenges and opportunities to the table.
I previously held the role of ITB/Offsets Manager at a large defence company and absolutely fell in love with the subject matter and the challenges that came along with managing offset obligations. In my role as ITB manager, I had the opportunity to work with Stephanie, Leigha and the NyRad team. I was instantly taken by their level of knowledge and expertise, but also by their professionalism and in turn ability to build lasting relationships. When I made the decision to join the NyRad team, it felt like I was joining a family where no task was too big or too small. As a young female in a male dominated industry, there is something that feels refreshing about joining a successful company led by two of the best in the business (who also happen to be female!).
What is your differentiator?
Coming from a large defence company, I have first-hand experience in managing the opportunities and challenges facing an ITB/Offset manager today. Having managed large obligations both in Canada and abroad, I know all too well what it takes to gain corporate buy-in and effectively fulfill industrial obligations. Furthermore, my education is in accounting and I’ve held previous roles in customer service and account management, which I believe in combination, brings a unique set of skills to NyRad. These skills help me look at challenges from multiple angles and make decisions best suited for each client.
Tell us something our clients might not know about you.
Before starting my professional career, I attended St. Francis Xavier University where I played four years for the Varsity Women’s Hockey Team while pursuing my degree in accounting. I am not shy about showing off my X-Ring (look it up if you’re unsure of what I am talking about!) or bragging about how incredible the east coast of Canada is! When I am not working, you will find me on the golf course all summer long and in the hockey rinks all winter long!
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