As a Portfolio and Closing Assistant, Ailleen handles administrative tasks and serves as office manager for the Bahrain office. She works closely with Mr. Sundip Patel and the AVANA team to service the current portfolio of loans and institutional investors in the MENA region.
Between 2011 and 2016, Ailleen worked with Bahrain Airport Company’s Quality, Health and Safety department, providing assistance to the QHSE Director on compliance with audit procedures and international commercial standardization as well as providing assistance to the CEO executive office on the Airport Modernization Project.
Previously, Ailleen served as executive secretary to the Managing Partner of Grant Thornton Audit Firm and worked as an Office Manager for Symmetry Global’s office in Bahrain.
Ailleen brings to AVANA Capital, seven years of extensive administrative and customer service experience.
Ailleen received her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication with a focus on Broadcast Media at the University of the Philippines earning a University Scholar distinction award.
Typical Ailleen: Tactful and level headed. Takes her coffee black.
Past Itineraries: Climbed most mountains in South East Asia above 4,000 feet, explored Scotland's Glen Nevis National Park; historic tour of the Vikings' life in York; enjoyed Singapore's theme parks with her daughter Ghabe..
Passionate About: Her eight year old daughter, Ghabe.
Guilty Pleasure: Anything with dark chocolate in it!
Personal Motto: It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.
Favorite Quote: “Quality is much better than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.” -Steve Jobs