Four Questions with Lindsay Ortega, Human Resources Manager

By August 17, 2020 Four Questions

How would you describe your role at Avnan?

My role is to oversee the HR functions of the organization, while playing a key role in developing and managing the talent that empowers the needs of our business.

What is your favourite part of working at Avnan?

Definitely the people. Our teams are filled with problem solvers. I have worked 15 years in HR, and another 10 years prior to that in the media industry. At Avnan, I love being surrounded by diverse, smart professionals who genuinely care about the work they do, and each other.

What is your favourite way to unwind outside of work?

Basketball. From the Raptors, CEBL, NCAA, Team Canada – I enjoy the game. I also enjoy spending time with my family on various musical and creative pursuits.

What advice would you give someone just starting at Avnan?

  • Think outside the box – We are always trying to find ways to do things better, get better results, be more efficient.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask questions – You will be able to work closely with people with a lot of experience, who are also more than happy to share their knowledge. It is a great place to learn!
  • Embrace change – We succeed by always being nimble, to be able to respond to the needs of customers who depend on us.