Managers Stories
Abi Lucas

Role: Learning and Development Manager

Location: Support Centre Member

Recruited: Imported

Length of service: 3 years


When I was approached to join TGI Fridays in 2014 as Learning & Development Manager, I was instantly excited by the opportunities that working for such a well-established worldwide brand could bring. From the moment I joined the Fridays Family I immediately felt immersed in the unique, fun culture that makes TGI Fridays so special.

Working in an environment where you are encouraged to show off your personality is so rare & refreshing; it creates a fantastic atmosphere where I have been able to explore and develop my abilities and creativity in every aspect of my role. The pride and passion from everyone in Fridays to excel at all we do is second to none.

I love that I am 100% trusted to create, deliver and drive L&D initiatives that I believe will make a difference to every level within the business and although I may not have grown up within the Fridays Family, being encouraged to tap into the knowledge and experience from any person within the company from the top on down is a firm example of TGI Fridays commitment to excellence as a team.

I joined TGI Fridays for a new challenge but found so much more - family, friends, support, and the opportunity to learn and make an amazing difference not only in my own career development but to all those I come in contact with. Simply put Fridays for me is the perfect blend of culture and challenge. TGIF!


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