Skip to content


Mark Farrell, BAdm
President & CEO, The Futura Loyalty Group Inc - Toronto, ON, Canada

Mark Farrell

Mark is co-owner and President of Inspire Developments – a private corporation that owns and manages 94 rental units in the Ottawa area as well as develops unique infill real estate projects.  Currently the company is developing a 31 unit condominium project near the Ottawa Train Yards as well as a 3 unit townhouse project in Centertown.

Until the spring of 2012, Mark lived in Toronto for 10 years where he was President and CEO of The Futura Loyalty Group, a strategic services and technology provider to the leading rewards program operators in North America including Aeroplan, Delta Sky Miles, American Advantage Miles and US Airways Miles. 

Key experiences in this role included:
  • Raised $34 million in venture capital financing through both equity and debt instruments.
  • Recruiting, structuring and implementing numerous strategic partnerships with large, public entities.
  • Day to day oversight and management of a team of as many as 50 staff.

Mark is a down to earth, transparent, results oriented manager who enjoys interacting with all stakeholders in a business environment.   

Mark is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Telfer School.


The Futura Loyalty Group markets a suite of loyalty products to mid size retail and service businesses in Canada.  The Company promotes coalition rewards programs Futura Rewards™, proprietary cash rewards program, as well as Aeroplan®.  The company also licenses its proprietary technology solutions to companies and organizations looking to operate private label rewards programs as well as transaction driven marketing initiatives.

Mark has served as Chief Executive Officer since its inception in June 2000 and brings a business background and leadership skills to the Company gained through owning and operating several successful businesses in the packaged goods and consumer service sectors. Mark is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa where he studied.  He is also President of the foundation board of Child Development Institute – a United Way supported children’s charity based in Toronto.  Mark lives in Toronto with his wife and two young daughters. 

Leader Grid

Michelle Pickett
Candace Enman
Dobrila Rancic-Moogk
Francoys Bourgon
Éric Charette
Christopher Sisto
Michael Runia
Cory Young
Janet LeBlanc
Greg Fougère
Sherry Noble
Tyler Steeves
Chantal Courchesne
Angela Vanikiotis
Alain-Michel Sékula
Guy Laflamme
Jon Bartlett
Andre Bolduc
Geneviève Bonin
Jennifer Garrett
Paul Knudsen
Dan Hilton
Jonathan Martin
Frederic Michel
Mona Fortier
Majella Morin
Nick Quain
Charles Chamberlain
Ricky Chau
Andrew Zadarnowski
Carol T Culhane
Chantal Backman
Jason Yeung
Stéphane Bisson
Emily Jones
Vincent Douville
James Yersh
Jamil Bhuya
Daniel Levac
Christa Casey
Stéphane Ouellet
Saurabh R.  Popat
Chris Rotolo
Joanne Lefebvre
Paul Vallée
Kathleen Kemp
Christine Kincaid
Ian Telfer
Peter Hollett
Tim Ragan
Robert D'Aoust
Richard Bazinet
Sean Murphy
Ronnie Gavsie
Matthew Spoke
Greg Matthews
Alexander Leslie
Brennan Loh
Greg Cayen
Huw Williams
Dwight Mihalicz
Steven Drover
Robert Boutin
Sarah Asad
Gabriela Golumbovici
Tom Philpott
Billy Triantafilos
Kim Ades
Jean-Claude Bergeron
Drew Huffman
Greg Tarasco
Rekha Krishnamurthi
Mimi Lowi-Young
Robert White
Denis Kingsley
Sean Murphy
Herbert Strongeagle
Charla O'Connor
Yves Bastien
Dinakar Vaidya
Peter Leuzinger
Mary-Ann Massad
Jean Desgagne
Sarwar Qureshi
Russ Morgan
Jean-Pierre Soublière
Michel Cadieux
Jay Wong
Sarah Newell
George Gritziotis
Justine Hendricks
Geoff Lebano
Robert Hyams
Art Slaughter
Racha Farah
Michael Burch
David Mosley
Candace Tierney
Bilge Balci
Maxime Lazard
Marc Malouin
Harley Finkelstein
Gabriel Di Primio
Jonathan Simon
Alain Doucet
Fares El Sabbagh
Angsuman Rudra
Anie Rouleau
Mark Farrell
Marcela Szucko
Martin Lalonde
Wooi Seong Cheam
Russ McLeod
Michel Houle
Paul Pinkus
François Julien
Anil Dilawri
John Duncan
Dennise Albrecht
Jean L. Laporte
Patricia McCarron
Dr. Steve Pelletier
Patrick Brizay
Bernie Ashe
Dan Moorcroft
Michel Lavigne
Christian Coulombe
Phil White
Jean F. Laurin
Chris Finlay
Mike Carson
Alexandre Lefebvre
Hatem Soltani
Sebastien Dignard
Marc Dupuis-Désormeaux
Amy Karam, IMBA
Dany Gagnon
Christian Dion
Jason Kerr
Satheesh Gopalan
Bryan Belanger
Nadia Scornaienchi
Roger Farley
John-Paul Cody-Cox
Rob Hyams
Sean Moher
Kevin Smiley
Ian Sinclair
Dinesh Kandanchatha
Jennifer Butson
Vik Chaudhary
John Kurvink
Hugh Faloon
Louise Tardif
Chaohui Peng
Wanda MacDonald
Mike Groves
Dan Hawes
John Hastings
Jean Marc Leclerc
Cathy Lewis
Luc Fortin
Michael Chambers
Anne-Marie Hubert
Michael McFaul
Lydia Di Francesco
Luc Cardinal
Serge Casault
Chetan Baweja
Christopher Wilson
Okenge Yuma Morisho
Paul S. Crampton
Richard Zhang
Kyle Braatz
Stacey Metulynsky
Pedro Carrasco
Déric G. Dubien
Simon Nasr
David Sharpley
Linda Eagen
Khusro Malik
Lee Fraser
Benoit Bazoge
Pamela Baxter
Christophe Richon
Alain Villemure
Vani Edwardson

Alumni Leaders: Get on the map!

Add your profile to this site

Telfer School Programs

The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) provides students a complete business education: academic excellence, a rewarding student life, and distinctive personal and career development opportunities.

Stats: 17478 Alumni

Program site

The Telfer MBA gives students the power to outperform: lead people, take charge of organizations, allocate resources effectively and articulate a strategic vision—all fundamental skills of high-performing business leaders.

Stats: 4860 Alumni

Program site

Our Executive MBA Program provides a uniquely stimulating and rigorous professional development experience that will enhance your general management capabilities. The program opens up global, practical and relevant business experiences for ambitious professionals—experiences these students use to explore international business, experience management through hands-on consulting projects and gain the leadership skills necessary for success in today’s global economy.

Stats: 1017 Alumni

Program site

Our Master of Health Administration (MHA) provides students with the expert knowledge, practical skills and hands-on training they need to translate their passion for health into genuine results for Canadians.

Stats: 961 Alumni

Program site

Our Master of Science in Management (MSc) equips students with the knowledge and skills to examine management challenges from a variety of viewpoints, conduct informed research, and uncover findings that can be used by managers to solve pressing problems.

Program site

Our Master of Science in Health Systems (MSc) prepares students to help healthcare practitioners and managers achieve the most vital outcomes of modern healthcare: lower costs, better patient outcomes and improved healthcare services. This program trains them to “think differently” and become an agent of change.

Program site

The Telfer PhD in Management is unique and focused, designed to create the depth and breadth that makes an impact in business – and the world. Our unique approach surrounds our students with unusual and exceptional opportunities for learning and development – just one of the many reasons we are so proud of our PhD in Management program.

Program site