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The Haskayne Alumni Bull-e-tin

The monthly Bulletin is an excellent source for timely, relevant news from the business school, and also provides a link to Haskayne students, faculty and alumni.

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Alumni Spotlight

Kelly Fitzsimmons, BComm’09

Kelly is one of Canada’s top modern pentathletes. After graduating with her BComm in 2009, she switched gears from academic competition to multi-sport training and competition.

As a top athlete, Kelly is a master scheduler. In order to balance her athletic and business lives, Kelly moved from the corporate world (she began her career at FGL Sports, and most recently worked with international agency Sapient Nitro) to pursue her own business as a freelance strategist for start-up clients. As social entrepreneur, she continues to volunteer with Enactus Canada (formerly ACE Calgary), a student organization dedicated to creating opportunity through entrepreneurial action.


To learn more about Enactus Calgary, click here.


Combining her diverse business background and pentathlon training, Kelly finds a balance between her venture consulting work and six to seven days a week of training across five different sports.

Kelly is a completely self-funded amateur athlete who is on the nomination list for this year’s Pan Am Games in Toronto. Through her Art4Athletics campaign, Kelly paints and draws to help support her journey as a Canadian Athlete. Since attending her first World Cup in 2012, Kelly has represented Canada internationally at competitions such as the Hungarian Open Pentathlon, Swiss Open Pentathlon, New York Women’s Grand Prix Fencing, World Masters Swimming Championships and most recently, the 2014 Pentathlon World Championships in Warsaw, Poland.

You can follow her journey at 


View previous alumni spotlights here

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Alumni Connections

Learn more about Haskayne alumni and their impact on our community in the most recent issue of Alumni Connections.

Alumni Networks

EMBA Alumni Network

The Alberta/Haskayne EMBA Alumni Alliance brings together all graduates and current students of the program to promote and strengthen business networks within Alberta.

Visit the EMBA Alumni Network here.


Contact the Alumni Network

eMBA Alumni Alliance

Lynette Lefsrud, President







Stay In Touch

Please stay in touch with Alumni Relations and make sure your information is up-to-date so we can send you details of upcoming events.

You can do this in three ways:

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  2. E-mail with your update information
  3. Contact Daniel Osorio at or 403-210-8426

Stay connected and make sure your information is up-to-date so we can send you details of upcoming events.







Contact Alumni Relations

Rita Egizii Kendall McKenzie    Daniel J. Osorio Vargas    
Director, Alumni Relations Alumni Relations CoordinatorAlumni Relations Officer
403.220.2699    403.220.3674403.210.8426