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  • Seamus O’Prey
    Seamus O’Prey
    Chief Executive
  • Sean Toal
    Sean Toal
    Manager, Ortus Property Services
  • Margaret Martin
    Margaret Martin
    Finance Manager
  • Catherine McClelland
    Catherine McClelland
    Manager, Business Services
  • Laura Slevin
    Laura Slevin
    Manager, Flex Language Services
  • Mandy Copeland
    Mandy Copeland
    Property Executive
  • Chris Shaw
    Chris Shaw
    Property Executive
  • Margaret McCabe
    Margaret McCabe
    Business Services Executive
  • Stephanie Reid
    Stephanie Reid
    Business Services Executive
  • Noel Rooney
    Noel Rooney
    Property Executive
  • Katarzyna Skroban
    Katarzyna Skroban
    Booking Administrator
  • Coleen O’Neill
    Coleen O’Neill
    Administration and Recruitment Manager
  • Denise Dos Santos
    Denise Dos Santos
    Finance Administrator
  • Danielle Woods
    Danielle Woods
    Finance Manager
  • Clare McLaughlin
    Clare McLaughlin
    Bookings Manager
  • Rebecca Dougherty
    Rebecca Dougherty
    Booking Co-ordinator
  • Fin Moreland
    Fin Moreland
    Finance Assistant
  • Victoria Lenaghan
    Victoria Lenaghan
    Receptionist
  • Bill Dudley
    Bill Dudley
    Maintenance
  • Sheila Harper
    Sheila Harper
    Marketing & Communications
Seamus O’Prey
Chief Executive

    Started with Ortus:

    May 2002

    What is your job?

    Chief Executive

    What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

    My favourite part of working in Ortus is actually being part of an amazing team. The camaraderie and friends within the team make going to work so much easier.

    Fun Fact about You:

    I love to scuba dive and have dived all across the world.

    Your business / inspirational quote?

    “Lions do not lose sleep over the opinions of sheep.”

    Sean Toal
    Manager, Ortus Property Services

      Started with Ortus:

      2001

      What is your job?

      Property and Facilities Manager. Managing a team of property professionals to develop the commercial property and assist in the socio economic benefits of creating opportunities of business growth, development and employment.

      What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

      Ortus is a dynamic company commercially driven with charitable purpose.  It is the commercially driven company with a social objective which makes it a great place to work.

      Fun Fact about You:

      Work hard Play hard

       

      Your business / inspirational quote?

      “Don’t work harder work smarter.”

      Margaret Martin
      Finance Manager

        Started with Ortus:

        May 2002

        What is your job?

        Finance Manager. I enjoy spending someone else’s money. I work with figures of all shapes and sizes.

        What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

        The camaraderie.

        Fun Fact about You:

        Motherly

         

        Your business / inspirational quote?

        “Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs”

        Catherine McClelland
        Manager, Business Services

          Started with Ortus:

          2001

          What is your job?

          Business Services Manager

          What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

          Being able to help our clients reach their entrepreneurial dreams …. And of course being apart of the amazing family that is ‘team Ortus’

          Fun fact

          As well as managing the business services department I also run my own business and have 3 ‘crazy’ sons under the age of 6.

           

          Your business / inspirational quote?

          “The secret to success? Stop wishing, start doing!”

          Laura Slevin
          Manager, Flex Language Services

            Started with Ortus:

            December 2012

            What is your job?

            Manager of FLEX Language Services. Working hard to make FLEX Language Services the most successful Language Agency in the world!

             

            What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

            Working with Ortus allows me to have full operational control for FLEX. This means I am free to explore new procedures, ideas and markets without limitations, but also knowing that Ortus will support the FLEX team when it is required.

             

            Fun Fact about You:

            I’m a shopaholic!

            Your inspirational quote?

            “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” — Steve Jobs

            Mandy Copeland
            Property Executive

              Started with Ortus:

              1989

              What is your job?

              Key Role – Centre Manager for the Dairy Farm Shopping Centre. I look after the day to day management of the centre. Responsibilities include, tenant management, debt management, contract & maintenance management, personnel management, marketing, promotion & event management.

              There’s never a dull moment, I could be up a ladder one minute or dancing with customers in the mall the next minute!

              What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

              Variety of Work

              Fun Fact about You:

              At times can be referred to as a bossy and a perfectionist but always with a big smile!

               

              Your business / inspirational quote?

              “If it doesn’t challenge you it won’t change you”

              Chris Shaw
              Property Executive

                Started with Ortus:

                May 2005

                What is your job?

                Day-to-day running of the company properties, lettings, repairs & maintenance, health & safety.

                What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                No two days are ever the same. It offers good variety and keeps things interesting.

                Fun Fact about You:

                Recently retired from one of the most successful Malone junior rugby teams for many years.

                 

                Your business / inspirational quote?

                “Often the simplest of ideas produces the greatest of results”

                Margaret McCabe
                Business Services Executive

                  Started with Ortus:

                  May 2016

                  What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                  My Key Word is OPPORTUNITY

                  Fun Fact about You:

                  I always have sweets hidden in my car from my husband and kids!

                   

                  Your business / inspirational quote?

                  “If ‘Plan A’ didn’t work. The Alphabet has 25 more letters! Stay Cool.”

                  Stephanie Reid
                  Business Services Executive

                    Started with Ortus:

                    September 2011

                    What is your job?

                    Business Services Executive, my passion is helping people set up their business be it a Social Enterprise, private business or as a sole trader.

                    What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                    The fact that we all like to help and support people achieve their dreams no matter how small or big.

                    Fun Fact about You:

                    Short, Ginger and Funny

                     

                    Your business / inspirational quote?

                    “Believe in yourself”

                    Noel Rooney
                    Property Executive

                      Started with Ortus:

                      October 2012

                      What is your job?

                      • Property Executive
                      • Property Management
                      • Develop Opportunities
                      • Create Success
                      • Fire Risk Assessor

                      What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                      • Fun enjoyable vibrant team
                      • Every day is different

                      Fun Fact about You:

                      I’m the best golfer in Ortus

                       

                      Your business / inspirational quote?

                      “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

                      Katarzyna Skroban
                      Booking Administrator

                        Started with Ortus:

                        September 2014

                         

                        What is your job?

                        FLEX Booking Administrator

                         

                        What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                        Team Ortus are very hard-working and generous, always looking for ways to give back to the local communities. Through investment, business development services, affordable premises and its support for local charities Ortus empowers the communities to flourish and build a better future for everyone.

                         

                        Fun Fact about You:

                        I met my husband in Belfast, on our friends’ blind date. We are both Polish, but our chances of meeting in Poland would be very slim since we come from towns 240 miles apart!

                        Your inspirational quote?

                        “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu.”

                        Coleen O’Neill
                        Administration and Recruitment Manager

                          Started with Ortus:

                          August 2012

                           

                          What is your job?

                          I am in charge of the recruitment of Interpreters and the administration of all security checks in relation to this. I also organise training sessions for Interpreters. Eg: OCN, DOJ Courses etc.

                          What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                          My Favourite part of working with team Ortus, is exactly that, We are a Team! We actually feel more like a family some times.

                          Fun Fact about You:

                          I’m a chatterbox.

                          Your inspirational quote?

                          “Success is in a can, not in a can’t.”
                          Denise Dos Santos
                          Finance Administrator

                            Started with Ortus:

                            September 2014

                             

                            What is your job?

                            Finance Administrator

                             

                            What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                            My favourite part of working with Ortus is to be part of a very professional and friendly environment, where the term Team work definitely stands out.

                             

                            Fun Fact about You:

                            My family calls me butter hands, I think I’ve lost every single keys I’ve had!

                             

                            Your inspirational quote?

                            “In order to succeed we must first believe that we can.”

                            Danielle Woods
                            Finance Manager

                              Started with Ortus:

                              September 2011

                               

                              What is your job?

                              Finance Manager – I look after the finance for FLEX and get to speak to people from a lot of different companies plus our Interpreters and Translators on a daily basis.

                               

                              What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                              I enjoy being part of an amazing team!  We work together to ensure that Flex provide an excellent service to our customers and Interpreters. Ortus are always giving back to the local community.  We organise a number of events each year to raise money for charity.  We provide sponsorship for community groups and organise fun days for local children.

                               

                              Fun Fact about You:

                              For my 30th birthday I went on a helicopter tour of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and landed in the Grand Canyon for a champagne picnic.

                              Your inspirational quote?

                              “If you can dream it, you can do it!”

                              Clare McLaughlin
                              Bookings Manager

                                Started with Ortus:

                                January 2014

                                 

                                What is your job?

                                Bookings Manager – On a daily basis we get to talk to so many different people. Contracted clients, private clients, interpreters and translators from all over Northern Ireland. It is great dealing with such a variety of people, requests and queries. There is never a dull moment!

                                 

                                What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                                I am delighted to be part of Ortus; as a Social Enterprise we reinvest our profits back into the local community and so when we profit it is great to know the community will also benefit.

                                 

                                Fun Fact about You:

                                After a fall a few years ago, I broke my humorous and now have a metal elbow. As a result I cannot fully straighten my left arm.

                                Your inspirational quote?

                                “Do something today that your future self will thank you for”

                                Rebecca Dougherty
                                Booking Co-ordinator

                                  Started with Ortus:

                                  June 2014

                                   

                                  What is your job?

                                  Bookings Co-Ordinator – responsible for several client contracts and the bookings of interpreters and translators.

                                   

                                  What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                                  The main reason would be the people within Ortus that make it great. The positive energy and teamwork drives us to do well and keep up the reputation of the company.

                                   

                                  Fun Fact about You:

                                  I once ran over a jellyfish on a jet ski in the Balearic sea.

                                  Your inspirational quote?

                                  “The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.”

                                  Fin Moreland
                                  Finance Assistant

                                    Started with Ortus:

                                    June 2015

                                    What is your job?

                                    Finance Assistant.

                                    What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                                    The Ortus team were very welcoming when I joined. Everyone is always willing to help each other out. They taught me how a friendly office environment and a strong team spirit make a great deal of difference.

                                    Fun Fact about You:

                                    When I was 6, my mum and I got stuck in a lift during a tornado. I now prefer to take the stairs.

                                     

                                    Your business / inspirational quote?

                                    “A very small man can cast a very large shadow” Varys, Game of Thrones

                                    Victoria Lenaghan
                                    Receptionist

                                      Started with Ortus:

                                      January 2013

                                      What is your job?

                                      Front of House Receptionist, face everyone sees first, the friendly voice on the telephone.

                                      What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                                      My favourite part of working with Team Ortus is the team. Coming into the office with a smile on my face and leaving the office with a smile on my face is one of the reasons I love working at Ortus.

                                      Fun Fact about You:

                                      I got a personal birthday video from Daniel O’Donnell

                                       

                                      Your business / inspirational quote?

                                      “Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try”

                                      Bill Dudley
                                      Maintenance

                                        Started with Ortus:

                                        November 2013

                                        What is your job?

                                        Maintenance Officer

                                        What is your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                                        Dealing with lots of different situations day to day – and always with a smile!

                                        Fun Fact about you?

                                        I’m the best golfer in Ortus (Don’t believe Noel!!)

                                        Inspirational Quote:

                                        Go forward as a team or be left behind as an individual

                                        Sheila Harper
                                        Marketing & Communications

                                          Started with Ortus:

                                          November 2015

                                          What is your job?

                                          I’m the Marketing and Communications Executive for The Ortus Group. Its great fun and very diverse managing all 7 of our brands. I also run the City Business Hub and my aim is to bring the most up to date workshops possible from some of the best businesses across Belfast and beyond! Interested? Just get in touch!

                                          What’s your favourite part of working with Team Ortus?

                                          I love how it’s just non-stop in Ortus! Everyday there is something new going on and although it’s hard work it’s a fun, creative and supportive environment where you feel you’re making a difference!

                                          Fun Fact about You:

                                          I sing with Belfast Community Gospel Choir and do their marketing for them too – so when I’m not in work I’m usually at a gig (or on social media)!!

                                           

                                          Your business / inspirational quote?

                                          “When everything goes right – turn left!”