Name: Ineta Svedaite

Company: Fazenda Rodizio Bar & Grill

Job Title: Relationships & Events Manager

What does the business do: Home to the ultimate gaúcho experience, Fazenda Rodizio Bar & Grill brings a taste of South America to the heart of Birmingham.

What are three words to describe yourself: Energetic, friendly & ambitious.

What do you love about working from home: Music on the highest volume all the time and yoga breaks.

Favourite sports team: Basketball Club Zalgiris from my home town Kaunas, Lithuania.

Favourite Book: ‘Atomic Habits’ by James Clear.

Favourite Podcast: The Mindset Mentor with Rob Dial.

Favourite Band/Artist: Scary Pockets.

Best business moment in your life: I joined Fazenda as a Receptionist, got promoted to Reception Manager in two months.. couple months later after finishing my final Marketing exam at the University I got offered Relationships & Events manager position. So far, that’s the best business moment for me.

What advice would you give to 18-year-old you: Always believe in yourself and do not experiment with your hair colour. Stay blonde.

If you were allowed to have 5 people, living or dead, in lockdown with you, who would they be: Easy. Lewis Capaldi, my partner (he is quite funny as well), Gary Vaynerchuk, Sofia Vergara, Kristen Bell.

What restaurant are you most looking forward to returning to: The Wilderness.

Celebrity Crush: Not so much celebrity crush, but Phil Dunphy (fictional character) from ‘Modern Family’.

Your Business Heroes are: Gary Vaynerchuk, Sophia Amoruso & Maria Hatzistefanis.

What superhero would you be: Deadpool.

Why Downtown: Always supportive and understanding. It’s more than just a networking organisation and meeting new contacts, it’s finding friends.