Business: Logistics technology
Biggest business achievement: Leading the value capture stream of a transformational acquisition that resulted in more than $100 million of annual run rate synergies.
You would be hard-pressed to find someone living in Ottawa who hasn’t had a slice of Gabriel Pizza. Served up in 42 restaurants in Ontario and Quebec, at events including
This holiday season, let’s make sure everyone in our community gets to experience the sense of joy and optimism associated with this special time of year. When we think ‘support
Biggest obstacle overcome: Acquiring and integrating strategically important companies, including Mitel’s purchase of ShoreTel and Descartes’ acquisition of ShipTrack.
Biggest influences: My father. He taught me the work ethic and grit required to achieve goals at our family restaurant, where he worked 363 days a year.
Biggest lesson learned during COVID-19: Always order another drink for last call, because tomorrow could be the start of a pandemic lockdown! On a serious note, I was reminded that the most valuable thing to me is not just time, but time spent with family and friends
Charitable involvement: I spent more than eight years volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa
First job: Takeout packer at family restaurant
Advice I’d give the younger me: Things rarely work out the way you plan, but they will usually work out. So enjoy the moment a bit more.
Favourite pastime: Travelling and foodie adventures