Company: Ottawa Tourism leads and grows tourism in the capital region.
Education: Tourism and hospitality program, Algonquin College (2001)
Charitable involvement: Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Biggest biz achievement: Co-chairing the 2016 One Young World Summit.
Biggest influence: My parents were always passionately involved in all they did for both their careers and their interests. They never made it seem like work, but rather their civic duty.
First job: Co-op student at the Delta Ottawa Hotel
Advice I’d give the younger me: Don't take life so seriously!
Favourite local pro sports team: Ottawa RedBlacks
Favourite local summer event: Ottawa Bluesfest
Preferred social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat
Twitter handle: @ottawalesley