In our next team member profile, we talk to Lalitha Ratan, Data Steward and Team Lead with Zenith Investment Partners, to get a deeper look into her role and her professional journey so far.
So Lalitha, how long have you been at Zenith Investment Partners (Zenith)?
How time flies! It feels like yesterday that I started working with Zenith, but it has actually been five amazing years.
What is your role at Zenith?
As a Data Steward, Team Lead, my role oversees different levels of data collection, maintenance, and analysis of various internal and external reports. It’s my role to ensure all our data is presented accurately and reliably for our research and consulting clients.
What is it like to work for Zenith?
I really enjoy working at Zenith. There’s a positive workplace culture that fosters open communication and out of the box thinking. One of the things that stands out the most is that they really embrace new ideas. Working here has been one of my best work experiences. I’ve felt that I’ve really grown and developed both professionally and personally over the past five years.
What is your biggest motivator at work?
The biggest motivators for me are an optimistic work culture and a collaborative environment. I believe that working alongside your peers and promoting personal growth and genuine feedback can make the most impact on your career. I also feel this is a strength of mine, and an attribute that I feel is valued and appreciated by my team. As a Team Lead, I keep my team on track with our tasks and ensure we meet our deadlines.
What advice would you give your younger self?
If I had to give my younger self some advice, I think it would be “Don’t wait for opportunities to come to you. You have to make them happen”.