Meet the Team: Yeabsera Jirata

by Susan Mullin

We’re excited to introduce a recent addition to the TorchLight team: Yeabsera Jirata! A business development specialist, Yeabsera joined us earlier in 2022. Read on to learn more about him…

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TorchLight Business Development Specialist: Yeabsera Jirata

Where are you from? 

I am originally from Ethiopia. I came here when I was 7 years old. Since then, I have spent most of my life in Germantown, Maryland.  

What did you study and how did you get into the recruiting space? 

I attended University of North Carolina Greensboro as an undergrad and moved back to Maryland afterwards. I worked with a recruiting client as a business development consultant at my previous job. From there on, I knew this was a field I could enjoy working in.  

What are some of your previous jobs? 

I was a marketing manager for a few companies and an account executive in my previous role. 

What’s your dream travel destination and why? 

Corfu, Greece! I wouldn’t consider it a dream destination per se since I have been there before, but it is my happy place.  

What’s your favorite thing to do during your free time? 

I play and coach soccer in my free time. It is a passion of mine and something I could never get tired of.  

What’s the best part of working remotely? 

The flexibility it provides you to get things done. I am also able to coach on some weekdays that I wouldn’t be able to do if I didn’t have the option for remote work.  

Finally, what do you like most about your job at  TorchLight? 

My co-workers have been the best part of working here so far. Everyone is so understanding and always available to help out. 

Learn more about Yeabsera Jirata and the entire TorchLight team.

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