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.