Area retail licensee
What do you like most about your job?
I am very passionate about the retail world. I hold a master’s degree in finance and that helps me assess the health of my business on a daily basis. I truly enjoy the fast-paced environment, constant learning, and best of service to the community.
What was the biggest challenge of your career?
The biggest challenge was to find the right people who would represent the brand as I do! With my strong HR skills and experience I have been able to overcome this challenge by ensuring they have the genuine passion and dedication for the Petro-Canada brand.
What's the best advice you ever received?
Retail is detail.
What's your career highlight or proudest achievement?
I am proud to be featured on the brand page of the live by the leaf campaign from Petro-Canada.
What are you most proud of during the last year?
I am truly proud of my business area expansion from six to 11 locations including an addition of a quick-service restaurant, A&W.
How do you define yourself as a leader?
I lead by example and live by the leaf every day. I firmly believe in what you sow is what you reap, and that always inspires me to be involved with various community initiatives in my area throughout the year.
What is your management or leadership philosophy or approach?
My focus as a leader has always been on building a magnetic culture that ensures my team is engaged and energized every day. It has immensely helped me build a strong and exceptional team with a growth mindset and increased productivity.
Anything else you would like readers to know?
I ensure I take care of my health by investing one hour of my day into fitness (running and strength training). A healthy mind and body always radiate positivity, and as a leader, I feel it’s my responsibility to build a positive work culture.