Advisory Council

About Haskayne School of Business

The Haskayne School of Business would like to thank the following volunteers who serve on our advisory councils. The advice we receive from these business leaders enriches the School and we are very grateful for the time and effort these council members contribute to help make Haskayne a top business school.

Management Advisory Council (MAC)

The Management Advisory Council (MAC) provides advice on strategic planning and building Haskayne's reputation as a world-class business school. This advice helps Haskayne proactively prepare students with the necessary skills to succeed in future business challenges. Members of MAC are senior business leaders who represent a diverse range of industries that have an economic and operational impact on the practice of business locally, regionally and internationally.

Keith Brown
Chair, CEO and Founder, Lamont Brown Group

Rob Allen           
CEO, Aligned Outcomes Corporation

Lori Bacon
Founder and Former CEO, Swimco

Mark Blackwell
Partner, Builders VC

Lesley Conway
Chairman, First Row Investment Corp.

Jerilynn Daniels
Regional Director, Community Marketing/Citizenship, RBC, Alberta and Territories.

Marie Delorme
CEO, The Imagination Group of Companies

Janet Denhamer             
President, Palliser Capital Management Ltd.

Jim Dewald       
Dean, Haskayne School of Business

Trent Edwards  
COO, Alberta, Brookfield Residential (Alberta) LP

Savannah Ethier
Business Planning and Performance Management,  TC Energy

Eva Friesen
President and CEO, Calgary Foundation 

Alexander Fritsche
Regional Director (Economics), Bank of Canada 

John Gordon     
Director, Topaz Energy Corp.

Jason Hardy
President, Chatterson Drive Inc.

Derrick Hunter
President and CEO, Blue Sky Equities Ltd. 

Gordon Kerr      
Director, Pembina Pipeline Corporation

Gary Kovacs
CEO, Accela

Patrick Lor
Managing Partner, Panache Ventures

Karen Macdonald
COO, Viewpoint

Sheila McIntosh
Former Executive VP, Environment and Corporate Affairs, Cenovus

Mauro Meneghetti
President, Action Leaders

Sarine Mustapha            
Senior VP, Portfolio Manager, BMO Nesbitt Burns

Colleen Pound
CEO and Head Strategist, POUND Global

Whitney Rockley
Co-founder and Managing Partner, McRock Capital

Kendra Scurfield
Brand and Communications Manager, Banff Sunshine Village

Shahauna Siddiqui         
Partner, DHR International

Arlene Strom
Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel,  Suncor Energy Inc.

Chad Van Norman           
Co-Head, Institutional Management- Canada, Jarislowsky Fraser

Allison Warkentin
Senior Staff, Strategy, Cenovus Energy Inc.

Advisory Councils

Advisory councils provide support and strategic planning advice to the various centres and groups at Haskayne. This advice and support plays a key role in helping to build our reputation as a world-class business school.

Gordon Graham
Canadian Senior Client Service Partner – Assurance, Ernst & Young LLP

Reynold Tetzlaff
Managing Partner, PwC

Rhonda Bashnick
Chief Financial Officer, Long View Systems

Roberto A. Geremia
President, Boardwalk REIT

Steven Douglas
Partner and Business Unit Leader, Audit, KPMG

Tanya Causgrove
Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director, ARC Financial

Graham McFarlane (Chair)
Industry Research Fellow, Haskayne School of Business

Rob Allen
CEO, Aligned Outcomes Corporation

Rick Bankes
VP, Information Technology, Mark’s Work Wearhouse and FGL Sports

Don Bialik
CEO, Long View Systems

Monty Carter
President and Senior VP, TELUS Enterprise Solutions

Alex Federucci
VP, People and Business Process Integration and Optimization, TransCanada Corporation

Peter Garrett
President and CEO, Innovate Calgary

Laura Hartwell
Director, Canadian Energy Sector, IBM Canada Ltd.

Vaughn Ravenscroft       
Executive VP, Information Technology, Walton Global Investments Ltd.

Michael Sikorsky              
CEO, Robots and Pencils

Janet Topic
Senior VP, Corporate Services and CIO, Trimac Transportation

Bill Trafford
Owner, Private Advisory and Consulting

Mac Van Wielingen (Chair)
Founder and Director, ARC Financial Corp.

Kevin Brown     
Co-CEO and Director, ARC Financial Corp.

John Dielwart
Vice-Chairman Director, ARC Financial Corp.

Terry Gill (*until Dec. 2015)        
Former Senior VP, ARC Resources Ltd.

Hal Kvisle
Chairman, ARC Resources Ltd.

Lisa Olsen (*since Jan. 2016)       
VP, Human Resources, ARC Resources Ltd.

Ruth Ramsden-Wood    
Former President, United Way of Calgary and Area

Joule Bergerson               
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering

Linda Coady
Chief Sustainability Officer, Enbridge Inc.

Loren Falkenberg
Associate Dean, Research, Haskayne School of Business

Amir Radnejad
PhD Student, Strategy and Global Management, Haskayne School of Business

Neil Symington
Senior Advisor, Sustainable Integration, Suncor Energy

John Van Ham  
Manager, Environment and Sustainable Development - Oil Sands, ConocoPhillips Canada

Zeid Ayoub (Chair)
Past President, Commerce Undergraduate Society

Lisa Chen

Brian Etienne
Associate, Birch Hill Equity Partners

Kenneth Heinbecker
VP, Marketing, Heavy Industries

Kathleen Hosfield
Hydrocarbon Deal Analyst, Trading and Supply, Shell Canada

Trevor Sawatzky
Director of Development, Shepard Development Corporation

Al Duerr (Chair)
Founder, CEO and Director, General Magnetic International Inc.

Lesley Conway 
Managing Director, Hopewell Residential Board of Directors

Jim Dewald        
Dean, Haskayne School of Business

Linda Hohol       
Corporate Director, Canadian Western Bank Board, EllisDon Construction Board, and NAV Canada Board

Adam Legge      
President and CEO, Calgary Chamber of Commerce

Alan Norris         
President and CEO, Brookfield Residential Properties Inc.

Greg Pocherewny
Partner, Odgers Berndtson

Michael Tims    
Vice-Chairman, Matco Investments Ltd.

Luke West, Co-Chair
Cofounder, Management Advisory Group

Gregor Neilson, Co-Chair
Senior Director, Projects, ATCO Structures & Logistic

John Mortimer
VP Technology, OPIsystems Inc.

Chris Woods
Business Development Manager, Willbros Canada

Irf Moledina (Chair)
Partner, RMI and Associates Accounting Company

Elizabeth Allen
Associate Director, Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Ildi Arlette         
President, Results Continuum Inc.

Rita Egizii
Director and Co-Founder, IMAGE Consulting Inc.

Colin Jackson    
Chair of the Board, imagiNation 150

Anne Kleffner
Professor, Risk Management and Insurance, Haskayne School of Business

Christiana Manzocco     
Residence Life Coordinator, University of Calgary

Paul Murphy     
Director of Growth and Strategy, North American Upstream, Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems, Inc.

Manson Ng         
Tax Manager, KPMG

Murray Ord        
(Retired) President, Alberta Film Commission

Houston Peschl
Instructor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Haskayne School of Business

Scott Radford
Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning, Haskayne School of Business

Shelly Smith      
Director, Telus WISE, Telus Corporate Communications

Brent Snider     
Senior Instructor, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Haskayne School of Business

Tim Pickering (Chair)
Founder and CIO, Auspice Capital Advisors

Derek Wheatley
Managing Director, Co-Head of TPH Canada

Gordon Graham
Canadian Senior Client Service Partner – Assurance, Ernst & Young LLP

Rhonda Bashnick
Chief Financial Officer, Long View Systems

Sarine Mustapha 
Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, BMO Nesbitt Burns

Chris Carlson (Chair)
Chief Information Officer, Brightsquid

Michael Makinson (Chair)
VP, Finance and CFO, Northern Blizzard Resources

Paris Aden
Partner and Co-Founder, Valitas Capital Partners

Janet Denhamer              
President, Palliser Capital Management

Bruce Fiell
Director, Palisade Capital Management

Kirby Gavelin
Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

John Gordon
Canadian Managing Partner, Quality and Risk Management, KPMG

Bruce Pachkowski                             
Principal, Trident Capital Partners

Fred Pynn
Partner, Richmond Equity Management

Bob Schulz
Professor, Business and Environment Petroleum Land Management Strategy and Global Management, Haskayne School of Business

Steve Wilson
UCalgary Board of Governors, University of Calgary

Wayne Henuset (Chair)
President and Owner, Willow Park Wines and Spirits

Jeff Boyd              
Regional President, Alberta and the Territories, Royal Bank of Canada

Keith Brown      
CEO and Founder, Lamont Brown Group

Jim Dewald       
Dean, Haskayne School of Business

Doug Hunter
Chairman, Bluesky Equities Ltd.

Charlie Locke
President and Proprietor, The Lake Louise Ski Area

Jeff Robson
President and CEO, Vada Capital

Eve Beauchamp
Executive Director, Jarislowsky Foundation

Jim Dewald        
Dean, Haskayne School of Business

Martin  Glynn
Former President and CEO, HSBC Bank of Canada and USA

Alexandra Haluschuk
Account Executive, Procter & Gamble

Stephen Jarislowsky      
Founder and Chairman of the Board, Jarislowsky Fraser Limited

Chad Van Norman           
Partner, Institutional and Private Wealth Management and Portfolio Manager, Institutional and Private Clients, Jarislowsky Fraser Limited

Nick Hansford (Chair)

Brian Etienne

Jeremy Gilman

Melissa Oblea

Rosalynn Peschl

Lucibelle Tan

Tom Buchanan
Senior Managing Partner, NewStreet Infrastructure Partners

Christopher Carlson
Chief Information Officer, Brightsquid

Eva Friesen         
President and CEO, The Calgary Foundation

Ken McKinnon
Managing Partner, Citrus Capital Partners Ltd.

Sarine Mustapha
Senior Vice President, Investment Advisor, BMO Nesbitt Burns

Curtis Probst
Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute           

Kai Hochhausen (Chair)
Sales and Marketing Consultant, Hoch-Eye Solutions

Trevor Sterner 
Senior Finance Manager, ATB Financial

Judy Eng-Hum  
Executive Director, Alberta's Promise

Kelly Lai
Senior Strategy Consultant, Ernst & Young LLP

Prem Eruvus
Director, Eruvs Corp.

Dexter Lam       
Principal, sei thinking

Safia Nathoo
Manager, Graduate Enrolment, University of Calgary

Eric Kahler
Logistician, Director and Senior Policy Advisor  

Nauman Anwar
Project Management Professional

Norma Nielson (Chair)
Insurance and Risk Management, Haskayne School of Business

Robert McCullagh, Co-Chair
Financial Advisor, Benefit Planners Inc.

Joe Restoule, Co-Chair
President and Director, William H. McGannon Foundation

Jim Brownlee
VP, Wealth and Estate Planning Group, Freedom 55 Financial

Tim Gale              
Managing Director, Marsh Canada Limited

Peter Hohman 
President and CEO, Insurance Institute of Canada

Jana Keirstead 
Communications Advisor, Encana Corporation

Bob Moore        
Managing Director, North America, Charles Taylor Adjusting

Sean Murphy    
President, Lloyd's Canada

David Richards 
CEO, JLT Canada

Neil Ringrose    
Canadian National Manager, SCOR Global P&C Business Solutions

Michel Rousseau             
Western Regional Manager and Senior VP, Chubb Insurance Company of Canada

Ted Singeris       
VP, Client Relationships and Business Development, Sun Life Financial

Don Barrineau 
President, Calgary Division, Mattamy Homes Limited

Jeff Bowling*    
VP and Branch Manager, Canadian Western Bank

Wayne Chiu       
Founder and CEO, Trico Homes Inc.

Peter Cohos
President and Board Member, Copez Properties

Lesley Conway 
Managing Director, Hopewell Residential Board of Directors

Cheryl DePaoli*
Executive Director, Alberta Real Estate Foundation

Donald  Douglas
Chief Executive Officer, Jetstream Capital Corp

Trent Edwards*
Chief Operating Officer, Albert, Brookfield Residential

Michael Evans  
President, Atlas Development Corp.

Randy Ferguson
COO, Strategic Group

Melvin  Foht
President and COO, Royop Development Corporation

Robert  Fooks* 
Partner, McLeod Law LLP

David Forbes
Principal, Enright Capital Ltd.

Rob Geremia
Executive Director, Geremia Charitable Trust

Tim Gillespie
VP, Real Estate & Diversified Industries, ATB Corporate Financial Services

Jason G. Hardy*
President, Chatterson Drive, Inc.

Michael Hoffman             
Director, Real Estate Group, ATB Financial

R. Scott Hutcheson         
Chairman and CEO, Aspen Properties Ltd.

Ronald Ghitter*
Chairman, Certus Developments Inc.

William (Bill) Lister*      
President, Securfund Development

Don Jakul            
President, Stormtec Inc.

Russell Kalmacoff             
President and CEO, Rockmount Financial Corporation

Paul Kennedy   
President, Pickens Holdings Limited

Grant Kosowan
Regional President, BLJC Orange

Greg Kwong       
Regional Managing Director, CBRE Limited

Corinne Lyall     
President, CREB® Board of Directors

Robert (Bob) MacDougall             
Senior Managing Director, Cushman and Wakefield

Riaz Mamdani  
CEO, Strategic Group

Andrew Melton               
Executive Vice-Chairman, Melcor Developments Ltd.

Ian Parker           
Senior VP, Asset Management, Brookfield Canada Office Properties

John Plastiras   
Executive VP, Real Estate, Walton Development and Management LP

Robert Proud   
CIO and Managing Director, Triovest Realty Advisors Inc.

Mark Purdy*     
Senior VP, Investment and General Manager, San Francisco, Grosvenor Canada Limited

Ron Renaud       
President, Rencor Developments Inc.

Marc Staniloff  
Chairman and CEO, Superior Lodging Corp.

Alan Tennant* 

Todd Throndson*             
Partner, Office, Avison Young Commercial Real Estate Alberta

Jay Westman    
Chairman and CEO, Jayman Master Builder Inc.

Mark Zivot
President, Hartel Holding Co Ltd.

*2016 Advisory Committee Member. In January 2016, the Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies transitioned to a ten member external advisory committee.