With an extensive professional background in the high-tech industry, Yvonne provides leadership to Metropolitan Group’s Human Resources, Administration, Finance and Information Technology departments. Serving as the glue for MG’s day-to-day operations, Yvonne strives to ensure organizational and operating objectives are met and are in line with the needs, vision and mission of the organization.
Prior to joining MG in 2013, Yvonne worked for a SaaS-based technology company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the UK-based information, insight, and analytics giant, IHS Markit. During her time at IHS Markit, Yvonne supported their Environmental, Health, and Safety & Sustainability division on offerings that included corporate responsibility, chemical life cycle management, and supply chain compliance with regulations such as REACH and GHS. She worked on a local sustainability project that eventually led to the implementation of a company-wide sustainability program.
Originally from Kenya, Yvonne is fluent in several languages, including Luo. She has spent her time living in the United States on the East Coast, and now resides in the Portland area. Yvonne and her husband, Jeff enjoy their free time traveling, camping and brewing beer. They are also avid Oregon State football fans.