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

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.

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

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

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

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.

Ghalib Abdulla
Partner, GNA Chartered Professional Accountants LLP

Chris Anderson
VP Chief Compliance Officer, ARC Financial Corp.

Jacqueline Baecker
Operations & Talent Audit Leader, Western Canada, EY

Andrew Coutts
Partner and co-member with Nicole Torgrimson, Deloitte LLP

Roberto Geremia
President, Boardwalk Group (Retired)

Gord Graham
Chair of Acctg Advisory Council, Ernst & Young LLP (Retired)

Ryan McKay
Senior Partner, Assurance practice, PwC

Jon McKenzie
CEO, Cenovus

Alison Pearl
Partner, Private Enterprise, MNP

Nicole Torgrimson 
Managing Partner, Prairie Region, Deloitte LLP

Danielle Wong
Partner, KPMG Canada

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

Alisa Porter (co-chair)
Founder & CEO, My Move Canada

Korrina Warners (co-chair)
Manager, Marketing & Communications, Strike Group

Terry Cunha
Strategic Communications Consultant, TPC Strategies

Ron Minks
President, RLM Consulting

Liza Tsimbal
Director, Supply Chain Management, TransAlta

Kim Turner
PMO Practice Lead, ReVisionz Inc.

Sarah Urbanowski
Senior Advisor, Brand Marketing, Rümi

Rob Wiedemann
Principal & Senior Geoscientist, EBM Geoscience

Rebecca Yohemas
Strategic Director, Rheumatology, Novartis

Jordan Zboya
Sales Account Manager, Automated Rig Technologies

Melanie Zimmer
Program Specialist, Haskayne School of Business

Jon Zwiers
Managing Partner, Honey Meadows

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

Jason Brooks
President & Founder, Invico Capital Corporation

Ali Charanek
Director, Strategic Initiatives, Roynat Capital

Mauro Meneghetti
President & CEO, Action Leaders

Chris Montes
Partner, Felesky Flynn LLP

Alisa Porter
Founder & CEO, My Move Canada

Allison Taylor
CEO & Founder, Invico Capital Corporation

Audra Stevenson
Principal, Fresh Angles Inc.

Korrina Warners
Manager, Marketing & Communications, Strike 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

SueAnne Fu-Joncic (co-chair)
Senior Manager, KPMG Canada

Kai Hochhausen (co-chair)
Director of Marketing and Business Development, SERVPRO Calgary South

Rob Antle 
Supervisor – Performance Analysis, CNRL

Jeremy Butt 
Senior Practice Lead – Operational Best Practices, Alberta Health Services

AJ Gates 
Manager, Finance & Planning, Suncor

Brad Gaulin 
Chief Evolution Officer, CEvO Solutions Inc.

Andrew Issa 
Senior Advisor, Corporate Development, Cenovus Energy

Gillian Lueke 
Manager, Health & Safety, OneWest Event Design

Sudeepta Mohapatra 
Senior Analyst, Market Research, Nutrien

John Pitchko 
Engineering Manager, Chord Commerce

Anna Skripets 
Senior Data Analyst, Benevity

David Tse 
Senior Director, Software Development, Cymax Group Technologies

Brielle Pelletier (co-chair)
Strategy and Culture Manager, PCC Integrate Inc

James Akinola (co-chair)
Member Services Specialist, Federation of Calgary Communities

Stephanie Bauer

Curtis Birch-Lucas
OSP Designer, Engineer-in-Training, Ledcor

Gillian Chick
Advisor, MC Consulting Inc

Catherine Chow

Joshua Idowu
Cost Controller, Stantec

Arpita Roy

Yati Tomar
Customer Service Analyst, Credit App

Jacob Turnbull
Software Developer, Absorb Software

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.