Company: Chartered professional accounting firm
Education: Bachelor of business administration, major in marketing, St. Francis Xavier University (2007)
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Charitable involvement: Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
Biggest biz achievement: Raising the brand profile for Welch LLP to the point that we were the recipients of the Best Business award at the 2017 Best Ottawa Business Awards.
Biggest obstacle overcome: Growing up with social media and not letting it ruin my professional career.
Biggest influence: Welch managing partner Micheal Burch, he’s been a mentor and true leader.
Biggest lesson learned: Hire people that are smarter than me.
First job: Counsellor at Canadian Hockey Enterprises (hockey camp)
Advice I’d give the younger me: Just keep doing you (except for the baggy pants).
What’s left to do: Enjoy family time with my wife and kids and go swimming with the sharks.
Favourite pastimes: #dadcertified and waterskiing with Garth Steele
Favourite movie: Role Models
Favourite song: Wins & Losses by Meek Mill
Favourite local pro sports team: Ottawa Senators
Favourite local summer event: Ottawa Bluesfest
Preferred social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Snapchat, Instagram
Twitter handle: @kyleaturk