Chief People Officer
Ria joined Online in 1998 in a recruiting role. She progressed to Manager, Human Resources, and most recently, held the position of Director, People Care, responsible for overseeing Online’s human resources, recruiting, and immigration functions. In 2016, Ria was named Chief People Officer. In addition to continuing to oversee Online’s People Care team, she has taken on responsibility for programs that help Onliners grow and develop their technical and leaderships skills, and programs that help maintain and strengthen Online’s culture.
Ria’s background is in Marketing and Human Resources in the professional services, petroleum, and manufacturing industries. Currently residing in Minneapolis, she is originally from Winnipeg, where she obtained her B.Comm. degree from the University of Manitoba. Over the years, she has been involved in local charities such as the Frasier Institute and Junior Achievement.