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Alumni in the lead

The Man Behind Véronic DiCaire’s Voices

  It’s mid-winter in Las Vegas, sunny and warm, and uOttawa graduate Rémon Boulerice (BCom 1995) and Véronic DiCaire are on a roll. While Céline Dion’s name is on the marquis at Caesar’s Palace, right across the street, at Bally’s Casino, it’s “Veronic: Voices.” DiCaire’s concerts, featuring pitch-perfect impressions of fifty female singers from Edith   …Continue Reading

Rob Ashe (BCom 1982) is Inducted to the Order of Ottawa

Mayor Jim Watson today announced the 15 residents who will be inducted into the Order of Ottawa during a formal ceremony at City Hall on November 21. This prestigious civic award was established in 2012 by the Mayor and Members of City Council. This year’s recipients of the Order of Ottawa were chosen by a   …Continue Reading

Shopify’s Telfer alumni entrepreneurs are Venturing into a new kind of business

Twenty-four year old Brennan Loh meets me at 9 a.m. in the reception area of Shopify’s new office space in the heart of the Byward Market. He walks me through the colourful hallways covered with floor-to-ceiling chalkboards, neon green paint, random drawings and a life-size cut-out of Chuck Norris. Shopify employees get an annual allowance   …Continue Reading

Congratulations to Five Remarkable Alumni!

Five remarkable alumni were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the world of business, the community and their alma mater. The Trudeau Medals, the Young Achiever's Award and the Dean's Philos Award were presented at the 2013 Telfer School of Management Alumni Association Gala of Excellence, which was held at the Ottawa Convention Centre on   …Continue Reading

Telfer Alumni in the 2013 OBJ Forty Under 40

Once a year, the Ottawa Business Journal nominates professionals for their business achievements to be in their forty under 40 list.  Among this years’ nominees, eight are University of Ottawa’s alumni from which four studied at the Telfer School of Management. For this achievement, the Telfer School would like to congratulate:    Luc Richard, MBA   …Continue Reading

Phill Côté (BCom 2003): 2013 Gee-Gees Football Hall of Fame inductee

  A Samuel-Genest high school graduate, Phill Cote (BCom 2003) began his Gee-Gee football career in 1996 and had an outstanding four years from 1996 to 2000. A three-time All-Canadian quarterback (1998-2000) and three-time nominee for the Hec Crighton Trophy as Canada's most outstanding university player, Phill took home the prestigious award in 2000. Phill is   …Continue Reading

Linda Eagen (EMBA 2002) is One of the 2013 Alumni Association Awards of Excellence winners

Linda Eagen has had a distinguished association with the University of Ottawa and the Telfer School of Management. One of Canada’s most respected and successful fundraising professionals, she served as director of development for the University of Ottawa for three years. In this role, she led programs that raised more than $10 million as part   …Continue Reading

Kanika Gupta (BCom 2008) and Anne Marie Hubert (BAdm 1984) Among Most Powerful Women in Canada

Kanika Gupta (BCom 2008) has received one of the Telus Future Leaders Award and thus secured a place in Canada’s Most Powerful Women’s Top 100. Kanika was inspired to start SoJo, a social enterprise technology company, after more than a decade of building and growing other social ventures. The company builds e-learning tools that guide   …Continue Reading

Alumni in the Lead: Roma Tretiak, MHA 1994

When Roma Tretiak graduated from the Telfer School of Management with her Masters in Health Administration (MHA) back in 1994, she had no idea she would one day find herself working in New York City for the world’s largest pharmaceutical company, Pfizer Inc.   After graduation, Roma helped launch the opening of the Canadian office   …Continue Reading

Alumni in the Lead: Audrey Robinson, MBA 1982

Ms. Robinson has been an active member of the Canadian investment industry for over twenty‐five years. She has unparalleled experience in investment management due diligence and monitoring, and building comprehensive multi‐manager investment platforms geared to the unique needs of private clients. Her experience has also included managing the portfolios and relationships of both private clients and institutions including not‐for‐profit   …Continue Reading