Foundation Automotive Team

Natalia Oates

Human Resources Director
Natalia’s drive and passion for people through relationship building, hands-on, roll-up sleeves approach, and attitude are evident by her ability to lead an environment that is results-driven.  As a seasoned Human Resources Professional with over 15 years of experience, she believes in empowering leaders with the tools to drive a successful culture and employee experience.
Prior to joining the Foundation Auto Team, Natalia lead the US HR Department for Element Six, a De Beers group of companies within the CVD and Oil & Gas division. Natalia holds an MBA from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.
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“The growth potential is huge at Foundation. We are aggressive in the market regarding our growth strategy. Coming into this industry was a huge shift for me, I love that there is a lot of openness for disruption. People are generally open-minded and welcome new ideas and change.”