Kyle Thorn | Inside Building Operations
James Ashley connects with Kyle Thorn.
Kyle is the Operations Manager at BentallGreenOak in Toronto. In 2020, his team at 10 Dundas won the prestigious national TOBY award for retail. He has climbed his way up through the ranks for over a decade, from Building Operator to Operations Manager. He has worked for a number of reputable firms along the way – including Dream, 20 Vic and Cushman and Wakefield.
Kyle believes strongly in the power of knowledge and so he has invested much of his spare time in furthering his education to learn the ins and outs of building operations.
In this episode we discuss the following;
- Why Building Operations?
- The courses and programs to help you succeed
- The value of good mentors
- TBMOA and BOMA
- The enjoyment factor
- Hiring for personality
- The challenges and hard lessons
- The 5-year Goal
- The power of communication
- Top Gun
- Life behind the lens