stew·ard·ship

/ˈst(y)o͞oərdˌSHip/

Noun

The careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one’s care.

In a ‘normal’ world, there are so many areas of our personal and professional lives that require stewardship. In this current operating environment, we are seeing a heightened level of need for this mindset.

Personally, many…


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Finance + Ops Leader — I manage the business of the business: the people, the processes and the numbers

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