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Ginger Desk Welcomes Joanna Buczkowska-McCumber To The Team!

We have been taking some massive leaps lately here at Team Ginger. As you know, Ginger Desk has been growing and expanding a lot over the past almost two years. This is because we have BIG goals to achieve.

Over the next 12 months:

👩‍💻 Our plan is to more than double our team by the end of the year;

🍎 Expand our Virtual Assistant and team training to ensure that our team’s skillset evolves with the highest needs of our practitioners’ and their patients

🩺 We aim to serve over 2000 practitioners by December 🚀

At Ginger Desk, we select new team members carefully, based on values, with a lot of due diligence, and also with a touch of intuition. In the spirit of growth and building out our dream team with the best possible people I could ever imagine the honour of working with, I’d like to introduce you to the newest member of Team Ginger ✨  

Please meet, Joanna Buczkowska-McCumber, Ginger Desk’s new Chief Operating Officer 🌟 

Joanna has been working alongside me for almost a year, as our business advisor. Joanna has been instrumental in creating Ginger Desk’s growth strategy and supporting me in bringing Ginger Desk’s vision to life!

I am thrilled and honoured beyond words that Joanna has officially accepted a permanent in-house position with us. Joanna is joining us on this exciting Ginger Desk journey!

In her past experience, Joanna helped to guide hundreds of start-ups toward success. 

Joanna has spent the past 15 years building accelerators where startup can thrive – specifically focused on under represented founders and impact focused ideas, and working with those startups to help them scale 💚Joanna actively advises start ups on growth and sustainability strategies 🏫Joanna is also the Executive in Residence for University of Victoria Innovation Centre for Climate and Health Startups and Women Entrepreneurs 📚

Joanna often teaches on the topics of entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability including at SFU and Emily Carr 💻 She has built remote teams and developed remote training for several companies and organizations – the first training Joanna built was built on a CD ROM 💿 …if you remember what those were! 

Some fun facts: 

🌳 Joanna lives in Victoria, BC with her husband and two 🧒🧒 boys!

 🩺 Joanna was actually a Medical Office Assistant for a General Surgery Clinic for 2.5 years early in her career 🪡 Joanna loves arts and crafts including painting, weaving and sewing 

🎾 Joanna used to be a semi pro tennis player – a long time ago

We are in excellent hands and company🔥 I am honoured beyond words to now be officially working alongside this bright, incredible woman. And I am so excited to see what amazing things we will do for Ginger Desk’s evolution together! 

Welcome, Joanna Buczkowska-McCumber! 🎉 ✨

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