Whitney Nahanee-Groves | Office Manager
As the Office Manager of a fast-paced growing organization, Whitney is responsible for ensuring that all office and staff needs are met on a daily basis, in order for operations to be functionally supported. Whitney is the first point of contact for people calling in or visiting the office. She displays a genuine warmth when managing guests and team member inquiries. Her responsibilities include greeting guests, prioritizing support inquiries, and juggling multiple projects. She works with all departments to ensure smooth office operations, assists in company programs and events, and optimizes key operational processes to ensure a high level of integrity when handling data and confidential information.
Whitney is a member of the Squamish Nation, with matrilineal ties to Lilwat Nation, who is also part Irish, Italian, and Hawaiian. She is married to a member of the Kluane First Nation, has one daughter and three dogs. She enjoys spending time learning new things, being outdoors, and sharing her knowledge in Coast Salish Weaving of wool and cedar, beading, sewing, and food preservation.
Whitney completed her certificate in Business Fundamentals from Capilano University in 2012. She brings with her 10 years of Administrative Services and Management knowledge, 8 years of working alongside or within First Nations organizations, 16 years of Customer Service Experience, and 15 years of leadership and instructional cultural experience.