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November 2016

Alumni Spotlight
Sarine Mustapha, BComm’00

Investment Advisor, mother of three, and community volunteer are just three of the hats Sarine Mustapha (BComm’00) balances with excellence on a regular basis. Currently a senior vice-president and associate portfolio manager with BMO Nesbitt Burns, Sarine successfully manages assets for high net worth individuals and institutional clients. She actively mentors youth about finance, volunteers her time with numerous charitable organizations and serves on the Dean’s Management Advisory Council at the Haskayne School of Business. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Hull Services and committees at The Alberta Children’s Hospital and The United Way of Calgary. Sarine is a member of the Haskayne Founders' Circle as well as the Institute for Corporate Directors.

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Points of Pride
Larry Shelley named 2016 Management Alumni Excellence Award Recipient

Larry Shelley (BComm’80) discusses the importance of community involvement early in his career.

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Turning Tragedy into Legacy

Colton Lewis (BComm’15) receives a Spirit of Giving award for establishing The Brett Wiese Memorial Scholarship Endowment fund to honour his friend and help future Haskayne students.

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Top 30 under 30 in Sustainability

Samanta Jovanovic (BComm’11) was named among Corporate Knight’s Top 30 Under 30 in Sustainability for her work integrating sustainability into business.

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Maintaining Competitive Edge in Economic Downturn

Kevin Krausert (GEEMBA’13) applies lessons from Haskayne’s Executive Education entrepreneurial thinking course to pivot Beaver Drilling’s strategy.

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In the News
The pitfalls of office politics – and how to avoid them

Haskayne’s Tunde Ogunfowora discusses the positive impact, unforeseen consequences, and practical solutions of organizational politics.

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Alberta companies make slow progress on board diversity

Lauren Falkenberg points to concerns with slow progress on board diversity.

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Stay Connected
Energy New Venture Competition Applications Open

Are you involved with a seed-stage company looking for exposure to more than 200 investors, industry leaders and start-up money? Apply to be part of the 2017 New Venture Energy Competition before November 23.

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Calling EMBA Grads!

Want to strengthen your EMBA alumni network? We are seeking five EMBA Alumni Alliance council members from various cohorts to help develop strategies to bring together EMBA alumni.

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