Vanessa Ford has 5 years of post-secondary teaching experience and began teaching the Hospitality Management Curriculum at Vancouver Premier College in 2017. Prior to joining Vancouver Premier College, Vanessa spent 5 years in the international luxury hotel and hospitality industries including assuming the roles of Human Resource Coordinator at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, and Human Resources Manager at the Shangri-La Hotel in Vancouver.
Vanessa is currently the Human Resource Manager at Vancouver Premier College and is focused on delivering excellence in human resource management services for the benefit of students, faculty and staff at Vancouver Premier College. Accordingly, her teaching-related responsibilities are limited to substituting for instructors as needed.
Vanessa holds a Master of Business Administration in Executive Management with a Specialization in Personal & Professional Leadership from Royal Roads University. And she also holds a Bachelor of Hospitality Management from Vancouver Community College.
Vanessa is also a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).
CPHR Chartered Professional in Human Resources
MBA in Executive Management with a Specialization in Personal & Professional Leadership, Royal Roads University
BA Hospitality Management, Vancouver Community College
BMI Professional Development Training