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

Lori Bacon

Evelyn Bailey
Global Managing Director, IBM

Mark Blackwell,
Partner, Builders VC

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

Marie Delorme
CEO, The Imagination Group of Companies

Jim Dewald        
Dean, Haskayne School of Business

Alicia Dubois
CEO, Royal BC Museum

Savannah Ethier 
Business Planning and Performance Management, Canada Gas at TransCanada

Eva Friesen 
President and CEO, Calgary Foundation 

Alexander Fritsche
Regional Director (Economics), Bank of Canada 

Kirby Gavelin
Retired, RBC

Jason Hardy
Founder and President, Chatterson Drive Inc.

Lesley Hutcheson
Chairman, First Row Investment Corporation


Patrick Lor
Managing Partner, Panache Ventures

Thomas Lui
EVP, Brookfield Properties

Karen Macdonald 
COO, Viewpoint Group 

Mauro Meneghetti
President, Action Leaders

Chris Montes
Barrister and Solicitor, Felesky Flynn

Byron Neiles
Exec VP, Enbridge

Bettina Pierre-Gilles
President and CEO, Phasis

Colleen Pound
Partner, Mid-Market Consulting Leader, Prairie Region, Deloitte Canada

Whitney Rockley
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, McRock Capital

Kendra Scurfield
Brand and Communications Manager, Banff Sunshine Village

Shahauna Siddiqui          
Partner, DHR International

John Snow
Minister, Pacific Mountain Region, United Church of Canada

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

Chad Van Norman           
Managing Director and 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.

Tanya Causgrove
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Managing Director, ARC Financial Corp

Ghalib Abdulla
Founding Partner, GNA Chartered Professional Accountants LLP

Rhonda Bashnick
Chief Financial Officer, Long View Systems (Retired)

Steve Douglas
Partner In-Charge, Calgary Audit, KPMG

Rob Geremia
President, Boardwalk (Retired)

Gord Graham
Canadian Senior Client Service Partner - Assurance, Ernst & Young LLP

Jon McKenzie
Executive VP & CFO, Cenovus

Reynold Tetzlaff
Alberta Regional Managing Partner, PwC

Nicole Torgrimson
Managing Partner, Prairie Region, Deloitte

Sean Wallace
Executive VP, Prairie Region, MNP

Richard Arthurs
Partner, National Leader – Data and Information Dynamics, Enterprise Risk Services, MNP

Alexandra Nuth
Co-Founder, Now or Never Ventures

John Pirie
Managing Director, Robots and Pencils

Don Bialik
Chairman, Longview Systems

Maureen Higgins
Partner, IT Advisory, EY

Chris Terris
VP, Global Strategy, TELUS Agriculture

Justin Abel
Partner, Risk Assurance Services, PWC

Patti Blackstaffe
CEO and Transformation Specialist, GlobalSway

Elka Walsh
National Skills & Education Lead, Microsoft

Simon Graham
Director, Information Systems, Crescent Point Energy

Alfredo Tan
Senior VP, Strategy, Data, & Partnerships, Rogers Sports & Media

Terry Rock
CEO, Platform Calgary

Dean Fedechko
Director, Information Services, Seventh Generation Energy

Nancy Smith (Chair)
Managing Director, ARC Financial Corp.

Mac Van Wielingen
Founder and Director, ARC Financial Corp.

Kevin Brown
Executive Chairman and Director, ARC Financial Corp.

John Dielwart
Vice-Chairman and Director, ARC Financial Corp; Founder and Director, ARC Resources Ltd.

Hal Kvisle
Chairman, ARC Resources Ltd.

Lisa Olsen      
VP, Human Resources, ARC Resources Ltd.

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

James Cairns
Senior VP, Rail Centric Supply Chain, CN

Daniele Gorla
Director Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing, Shaw Communications

Matt Faure
CEO, Trimac

Terrance Kutryk
Independent, Former CEO, Alliance Pipeline Ltd.

Vineeta Maguire
VP, Supply Management Services, Encana

Peter Wallis
Independent, Peter Wallis Consulting Limited

Allan Ingelson (Chair)
Associate Professor, Haskayne School of Business, Faculty of Law

Joule Bergerson
Associate Professor, Schulich School of Engineering

Sandi Morrisseau
Indigenous Relations Advisor, Strad Energy

Neil Symington          
Senior Advisor, Strategic Issues & Risk, Suncor Energy

John Van Ham
Executive Director, InnoTech Albert

Jennifer Varey
Director, Strategy Response, Enbridge

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

Leslie O’Donoghue
Distinguished Business Leader Award Recipient (2017)

Alan Norris    
Distinguished Business Leader Award Recipient (2013)

Mike Tims
Distinguished Business Leader Award Recipient (2007)

Sue Riddell Rose
Distinguished Business Leader Award Recipient (2012)

Jim Dinning
Former Chancellor, University of Calgary

Shahauna Siddiqui
Partner, DHR International

Lesley Conway           
Director, Section 23, Developments

Sarah Urbanowski
Director, Business Transformation, Alberta Golf

Dan Ugricic
Canadian Sales Manager, Borets Canada Ltd.

Justyna Kos-Fairless
Manager - Strategic Projects, Syncrude Canada Ltd.

Angela Baird
Self Care Consumption Nurse, Sheldon Chumir

Geoff Robertson
Planning Specialist, Husky Energy

Jordan Lypchuk
Senior Commercial Marketing & Business Development, Husky Energy

Robert Wiedemann
Principal, Senior Environmental Geoscientist, EBM Geoscience Inc.

Michael Yutadco
Implementation Lead, Connect Care - Calgary Zone, Alberta Health Service

Ian Hedgeland
President, Jot Digital Inc.

Laura Whitton
Associate VP, The Sheridan Group

Jan Zwiers
Managing Partner, Honey Meadows

Meghan Vallance-Morin
Associate VP, In-Store Experience, Mark's

Luke West
Managing Principal, Lucas Cale & Associates

Imran Mavany
Former Programmer Analyst, Mt. Royal University

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

Rhonda Bashnick
Chief Financial Officer, Long View Systems (Retired)

Jason Cormack
Director, Herschel Supply Company

Gord Graham
Canadian Senior Client Service Partner - Assurance, Ernst & Young LLP

Rod Heard
Founder & CEO at SmartBe Wealth Inc.

Michael Lang
Chairman at Stonebridge Equity Partners

Allison Maher
Co-Founder, Family Wealth Coach Planning Services

Michael Tims
Vice Chairman, Matco Investment

Derek Wheatley
Managing Director and Co-Head of TPH Canada

Sarine Mustapha
Senior VP, Investment Advisor, BMO Nesbitt Burns

Mark Blackwell
Partner, Builders VC

Eleanor Chiu
Chief Financial Officer, Trico Homes

Derrick Hunter
President & CEO, Bluesky Equities Ltd.

Patrick Lor
Managing Partner, Panache Ventures

Thomas Lui
Executive VP & Chief Financial Officer, Brookfield Residential

Karen MacDonald
Chief Operating Officer, Viewpoint Group

Doug Hunter
Chairman, Bluesky Equities Ltd. 

Susan Brattberg
Founder and Chief Customer Officer, Global eTraining

Derrick Hunter
President and CEO, Bluesky Equities Ltd.

Tasha Brown
VP Commercial Financial Services, RBC Royal Bank

Charlie Locke
President and Proprietor, Locke, Stock & Barrel Company/ Lake Louise Ski Area

Jeff Robson
President and CEO, Vada Capital

Shahauna Siddiqui
Partner, DHR International

Cara Wolf
Founder and CEO, Ammolite Analytx

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

Andy Barker
Partner & Team Lead, Iridium Risk Services Inc.

Tim Gale
Executive Vice President - Axis Insurance Managers

Peter Hohman
President and CEO, Insurance Institute of Canada

Scott Holden
Group/Benefit Consultant, Insurance and Financial Planner, Holden Financial Services

Stephen Howard
Assistant VP, Senior Underwriter, SCOR Business Solutions

Erik Johnson
Deputy Active Underwriter, Victor Insurance Holdings

Laura Lynch
Senior Director, Client Management at Willis Towers Watson

Kathy Seliga
VP Strategy, Platform Development and Analytics, Digital Health Solutions, Sun Life Financial

Sara Williams
Manager - Transformation and Governance, CNA Insurance

Stephen Jarislowsky 
Founder, Director and Chairman Emeritus, Jarislowsky Fraser Limited

Eve Beauchamp
Executive Director, Jarislowsky Foundation

John Brussa
Partner and Chairman, Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer (Past - Fellow)

Chad Van Norman
Managing Director, Jarislowsky Fraser

Jim Dewald    
Dean, Haskayne School of Business

Glenda Reynolds
Director, Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business

Catherine Heggerud
Director, Strategic Initiatives

Gladys Loo
Associate Director of Development, Haskayne School of Business

Matt Knox
President, Haskayne MBA Society

Abhinav Khanna
Manager - System Implementation, Student Wellness Services, University of Calgary

Brad Gaulin
Chief Evolution Officer, CEvO Solutions Inc.

David Tse
Manager of Digital Innovation, Enmax

John Pitchko
Associate Dean, School of Information and Communications Technologies, SAIT

Kai Hochhausen
Director of Business Development, SERVPRO of Calgary South

Miriam Ortega
Managing Partner, Vermax Group Inc.

Nauman Anwar
Manager, PMO Governance, Enmax

Stephen Wan
Operations Director, Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network

SueAnne Fu-Joncic
Senior Advisor, Organizational Effectiveness, Suncor

Elena Storle
Director, Client Services, Critical Control Energy Services

Edmee Moojen
Project Analyst, CETAC West

Krista Goranson
Account Manager, Asset Management - Risk Management, ATB Financial

Amie Blanchette
Manager, Strategy & Business Operations Real Estate & Development Services, The City of Calgary

Ron Ghitter
(Co-Founder and Honorary Member), Chairman, Certus Developments

John Fisher
Senior VP, CBRE

Jason Hardy
Founder & President, Chatterson Drive

Chris Jones
President, CNJ Developments

Jeff Kitteringham
Chief Financial Officer, Brookfield Residential

Bill Lister
(Co-Founder and Honorary Member), Owner, Securfund Development

Eileen Stan
VP of Development, Matco Development Corp.