Work & Education

Certified Salesforce Admin (expected)

September 30, 2017

Certified Salesforce Admin (expected)

One area of my profile that I think needs strengthening is professional designations. Salesforce is something I’ve been interested in for a while so I’ve decided to start here.

Moved to Toronto, Canada

August 29, 2016

Moved to Toronto, Canada

At the end of the summer I returned to Toronto and after some time to catch up with friends and family, began my job search for full time work.

Travel!

April 1, 2016

Knowing that I wouldn’t be returning to Europe for a long time, I decided to take advantage of my proximity and spent the summer traveling and visiting friends in Rome, Lisbon, Vienna, Prague, London, Barcelona, Budapest, and Dublin.

Left Booking.com

March 31, 2016

Left Booking.com

After a bit over 3 years in Europe, I decided that I was ready to return home to my friends and family in Canada and start working towards my long term goals.

Started Work at Booking.com

March 23, 2015

Started Work at Booking.com

Originally applying for a Senior Product Owner role beyond my experience, I was taken for interview and later passed to the global IT support manager for an undefined role.  This role evolved into a primarily reporting and data analysis role.

Moved to Amsterdam, Netherlands

January 1, 2015

Moved to Amsterdam, Netherlands

Learning that Canadians could also get a working holiday visa in the Netherlands without returning to Canada, I flew to Amsterdam.

Left Judo Payments

December 31, 2014

Left Judo Payments

Unfortunately, my working holiday visa expired and I was unable to stay with judo.  However, not feeling ready to leave Europe, I began exploring other options.

Started Work at Judo Payments

December 23, 2013

Started Work at Judo Payments

While at judo I worked in a very diverse role, revamping their documentation, acting as first line customer service and developer support, improving process and system utilization, and helping to manage a product backlog.

Left Easyroommate

December 13, 2013

Left Easyroommate

Following my contract with ERM I pursued a permanent role with a year old start up in West London, Judo Payments.

Started Work at Easyroommate

February 4, 2013

Started Work at Easyroommate

Another 1 year contract put me on the product team at Easyroommate, a flatsharing website intended to connect renters with owners.  Here I took features from inception to release, working with developers, designers, and testers both locally and remotely in the USA, Ukraine, India, and Phillipines.

Moved to London, United Kingdom

January 11, 2013

Moved to London, United Kingdom

At the beginning of 2013, I flew to London and continued my job search.

Left Loblaw Companies Limited

September 1, 2012

Left Loblaw Companies Limited

At the end of my contract I decided that I wanted to gain experience abroad and began the research and application process for acquiring a working holiday visa in the UK.

Started Work at Loblaw Companies Limited

September 1, 2011

Started Work at Loblaw Companies Limited

In a 1 year contract I joined the largest SAP Implementation in the world.  As part of the stores team my focus was on writing and executing FUT scripts, reporting on testing progress and defects, and training end users on our test management tool (HPQC) for UAT.

Bachelor of Commerce

April 29, 2011

Bachelor of Commerce

Focusing on process improvement, systems analysis, knowledge management, and more.  Our capstone project involved acting as consultants for a mid sized company in Toronto to review their systems and processes and propose a recommended solution.

Left Yfactor

February 1, 2011

Left Yfactor

After graduating I began seeking full time opportunities and ceased performing contract work for Yfactor.

Started Work at Yfactor

April 27, 2009

Started Work at Yfactor

In an unpaid internship I performed content management, junior web dev responsibilities, email marketing, and search engine optimization. I continued doing contract work for them while attending university at Ryerson.

Advanced Business Administration Diploma

April 25, 2008

Advanced Business Administration Diploma

Attended Sheridan College for E-Commerce management, covering basic business admin: Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, supply chain management, as well as customer relationship management, ERP software, and some level of skills in HTML, CSS, Javascript, and systems analysis.