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Virtual Team, Incredible Culture: An Interview with Tricia Sciortino

The outset of the pandemic forced us all to be quick learners at a new work-from-home reality, but Tricia Sciortino and her team at Belay have been setting best practices for remote work for the last 10 years. Not only that, but their team culture is extraordinary. Belay has been repeatedly recognized as an exemplary workplace, including recently being named one of Inc Magazine’s Best Workplaces of 2020. This conversation between Jenni and Tricia is beneficial for any leader who is wondering how their team culture can survive this unpredictable season intact.


In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • what the 3rd option is and why it matters
  • who should be responsible for leadership development
  • how to create an organizational culture people are dying to work for
  • practical tips for virtual team building
  • where culture should show up in your workplace



About Tricia:
Tricia Sciortino is the CEO of BELAY, which provides Virtual Specialists – assistants, bookkeepers, copywriters, social media strategists and webmasters – to pastors and business leaders across the country. Their innovative staffing model equips companies with specialists dedicated to growing the organization efficiently. They match companies to specialists based on factors like: personality, work style, and business needs.

Tricia obtained her B.A in Business from University of Hartford in Hartford, CT.  Prior to joining BELAY, Tricia successfully lead teams in retail management. Tricia became BELAY’s very first employee and first virtual assistant. She has been an integral part of the team since the very beginning, growing to serve as Director, Vice President, President, COO, and now CEO. Along the way, she helped create the culture of service and the standards each virtual specialist carries out today.

Originally from New York, Tricia currently resides in Charlotte, NC, with her husband, two daughters and stepson. When she is not working, you’ll find her near water — pool, lake or beach.


Connect with Tricia:

Instagram: @triciamsciortino

Linkedin: /in/triciasciortino/

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