Amy Porteous, VP of public affairs, planning and family medicine, Bruyère Continuing Care

Amy Porteous

 

Each year, OBJ and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce choose 40 of the region’s top young entrepreneurs and business executives and recognize them for their professional achievements, expertise and community service.

 

In these profiles, OBJ highlights some of this year’s recipients – their impressive accomplishments, what drives them and how they like to spend their downtime away from the business world.

 

See the full list of recipient profiles here and be sure to check out OBJ’s coverage of the 2018 gala here.

Birthplace: Ottawa

Company: Academic organization providing health care to the vulnerable and medically complex

Education: Master in health administration, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa (2004)

Charitable involvement: Bruyère Continuing Care

Biggest biz achievement: Supporting the development of the Bruyère Village.

First job: Retail clerk at a sports store

Advice I’d give the younger me: Always ask questions and never stop learning.

Favourite pastimes: Playing golf and volleyball

Favourite local pro sports team: Ottawa Redblacks

Favourite local summer event: Canada Day

Preferred social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook

Twitter handle: @aporteous17