Meet The Founders
Olivia Villalta is a former HR and Operations professional turned startup CEO. With a passion for business at a global scale, Olivia studied International Business at the University of Ottawa, graduating in 2014. After completing internships in finance with uOttawa as well as global integrated marketing both locally and in Paris, Olivia returned to Ottawa where she forged a career as an Operations Manager for Eastern and Central Canada with a global leader in recruitment and HR services. While in her corporate role, Olivia confirmed her passion for operations, developing vision and growth strategies, and finding creative solutions to solve challenges. This passion inspired Gift Better Co., which solves problems for the customers that Olivia knows best: top stakeholders of Canada’s leading organizations. When she’s not working on the business, Olivia can usually be found either travelling abroad (barring global pandemics) or planning her next adventure.