ITAC is excited to welcome Leslie Garcia to ITAC’s Nashville team! As an Associate Recruiter, Leslie is eager to build relationships and, ultimately, connect candidates with fitting client companies and careers. Leslie graduated from DePaul University and moved to Nashville from Chicago three years ago. To learn more about Leslie, check out the Q&A below!
What made you want to work for ITAC?
I’ve always wanted to help people. Prior to this position, I helped recruit people in education. I wanted to be a bigger change agent and help people find that perfect fit in their career. At ITAC, I saw the opportunity to really connect with and help people in a reputable way.
What are you most excited about/looking forward to in your new position?
I’m really excited to start building relationships and making an impact.
What’s one thing you want candidates to know about you?
I want everyone to know I’ll be their personal cheerleader and will give it my all!
What will your desk look like in six months?
Lots of snacks, thank you cards from candidates that I have helped (hopefully), and pictures of my friends and family.
Who’s your biggest role model?
My mom and sisters. They all have strong, go-getter attitudes and are always really supportive of me and my choices.
What’s your favorite quote or saying?
“We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” -Carlos Castaneda
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
Don’t give up AND be patient. Also, live with intention.
What are three words that describe you?
Loyal. Outgoing. Compassionate.
What’s your favorite summer activity?
Riding bikes to outdoor concerts!
What’s something most people would be surprised to learn about you?
I backpacked in Europe after college for a month. I’ve also been skydiving and hang gliding!
Where’s your favorite spot to hangout in Nashville?
Dino’s is my favorite bar in East Nashville.
Anything you want to add about family, pets, hobbies or personal life?
I love doing yoga, being outdoors and gardening! I also have a Bluetick Coonhound named Bowie.
ITAC Solutions is a recruiting firm headquartered in Birmingham with additional offices in Atlanta, Huntsville, Mobile and Nashville. ITAC specializes in the temporary, contract, and direct placement of accounting, information technology, corporate and administrative professionals.