I want to thank everyone for welcoming me to the A.S.P. Family on June 1st. In my short time here, I have been welcomed by an extraordinary group of leaders and employees that exhibit a strong belief in teamwork.
I am excited to work with each of you to continue to see A.S.P. grow and deliver exceptional service to our clients.
For over 20 years, A.S.P. has been what I would call a winning organization, one that prides itself on a culture of integrity, accountability and transparency with our partners and clients as well as our teams. These pillars of success are grounded in strong communication, steadfast training, exceptional service and most importantly the strength and dedication of the people that are part of the team.
As A.S.P. grew over the last 20 years into the strong team they are today, I had the privilege of working for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. (MLSE), as their Head of Venue Operations. For over 22 years, I learned the value of strong and genuine leadership and the utmost importance of a talented group of people in delivering exceptional service.
As mentioned, the first pillar of success is strong leadership. A.S.P. is extremely fortunate to have excellent leaders working together to build a strong team. I joined A.S.P. during an unprecedented time in the world and I have witnessed a group of people working resolutely together to plan, respond and develop critical strategies for our organization. Like many companies, A.S.P. has had to adjust and reforecast as the world continues to learn and adapt to an extraordinary situation. These leaders have been planning for our staff during this pandemic while always thinking of the future and making sure we are ready to come out of this stronger than ever!
A second pillar that has helped A.S.P. survive and succeed in this unprecedented time has been all of you. An organization will only succeed with leaders who believe in developing a strong team. We are lucky to work with talented individuals that share the same beliefs and are committed to A.S.P. Although times have been very tough for each of you, I believe that with our shared dedication and commitment to A.S.P., we will weather this storm together and be ready to accept our next challenge, both stronger and wiser than ever.
Many parallels exist between MLSE and A.S.P. Each organization has strong values and an unwavering culture that guides all employees with a winning attitude. I am honoured to have worked for MLSE for over 22 years, and I am privileged and excited to now work with each and every one of you.