Tamara Sam

Work History

Work History
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Consulting Project - Hult Capstone Consulting Program

Financial Times
  • Consulted with Financial Times Sr. Executives to develop a revenue generating solution to increase profits by 100% in two years.
  • Awarded first place out of all Hult MBA student teams competing simultaneously in London, Dubai & Boston by providing the most innovative, sustainable and actionable consulting solution.
  • Additional Details - See "Projects" Section
2009 - 2010

Executive Committee

Hult Global Case Challenge
  • Launched and implemented the inaugural Global Case Challenge, developped to crowd-source innovative ideas by MBA student teams from global business schools around the world (London Business School, Harvard, MIT, Rotman, INSEAD, etc.) competing to solve a major social challenge.
  • Developed and rolled-out a global marketing strategy achieving 100% enrollment, propelling the GCC to become a $1,000,000 initiative in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative and Water.org.
  • Additional Details - See "Projects" Section
Aug 2007 - Jun 2009

Business Development and Marketing Consultant

TAPE Educational Services

TAPE Educational Services is a provider of Continuing Education programs and professional consulting services in affiliation with the Division of Continuing Education at the University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto. 

  • Exceeded sales targets through individual product sales winning contracts of up to $100,000.
  • Managed client accounts providing organizations with solutions to address human performance gaps.
  • Improved and implemented new marketing strategies, proposals, presentations, legal contracts, and progress reports.
  • Produced client need assessments using market and customer research to identify effective service delivery systems.
  • Negotiated variations in price, cost calculations, delivery and terms of contracts to close sales while working closely with TAPE’s C.E.O. and Director of Education.
Apr 2005 - Aug 2007

Marketing and Sponsorships, Assistant Manager

Canada Basketball

Canada Basketball is the National Governing body for the sport in Canada. Canada Basketball represents all basketball interests, provides leadership, coordination and direction in all areas of the sport of basketball.

  • Managed accounts with key stakeholders including companies such as the NBA, Nike, Daimler Chrysler, Priszm Income Funds, and Molson Canada.
  • Generated over $500,000 in revenue for Canada Basketball through large-scale events, sponsorship, international team hosting and product sales.
  • Lead direct marketing and brand management campaigns including print, radio and TV ads for various events (such as NBA Grassroots Initiatives, the Molson Genuine Drive Golf Tournament, Steve Nash Youth Basketball, etc).
  • Promoted from Marketing & Events Coordinator to Assistant Manager, Marketing & Sponsorships within 6 months of start date.


Aug 2010 - Present


Hult International Business School

Hult's Master of Finance provides a highly relevant and rigorous education for professionals who are serious about pursing a career in international finance or business. 

Coursework Includes:  Investment Management, Capital Markets, Analysis & Valuation, Enterprise Risk Management, Entrepreneurial Finance, Global Trading, etc.

Aug 2009 - Aug 2010


Hult International Business School

Hult International Business School is a top-ranked business education institution, offering MBA, Master and Undergraduate  programs in five locations around the globe. It was Ranked the 27th best business education in the world, and the 17th best business school in the U.S. by the Economist Intelligence Unit. The Financial Times has also recognized it as one of the Top 100 business schools worldwide.

Aug 1999 - Jun 2004

Bachelor of Arts

McGill University

McGill University is one of Canada's best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the country's leading research-intensive universities.  McGill is currently ranked #1 in Canada.


Bilingual MBA graduate and Master of Finance candidate, with extensive international experience in consulting and business development within the not-for-profit, education and professional sporting sectors.Proven ability to multi-task and execute projects from conception to completion on schedule and within budget.Capacity to effectively influence stakeholders at all levels, in domestic and multi-national settings. Results-oriented, dynamic and passionate professional with the drive to succeed, seeking a position in Management & Strategy Consulting.



English (native language), French (fluent), Italian (intermediate), Mandarin (basic).

Honors & Awards:

Nominated for MBA Valedictorian

Nominated for Board of Director’s Presentation

Hult Student Council - Elected Co-President

Hult Consulting Club - Elected Executive

Innovation Olympics ALP* Global Winner – First Place

Global Case Challenge Co-founder & Organizer

Hult Global Spokesperson

Campus Rotation Program to Shanghai & London (4 Months Each)

Additional Leadership:

High Performance Innovation Certificate (GIM Institute)

Hult Marketing Club

85 Broads Member

National Association of Women MBA’s (NAWMBA)

National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA)

McGill Outdoors Association

McGill Caribbean Students Society

Big Brothers Big Sisters Society Leader

Toronto Soccer Association Soccer Team Captain



Hult Innovation Olympics (www.ixl-center.com) - Boston, USAJuly-August 2010

Capstone Consulting Program (Financial Times, London UK)

  • Action Learning Program in collaboration with one of 35 world-class organizations to provide a Sustainable and Innovative Business Plan.
  • Collaborated with the Financial Times Sr. Executives to develop, plan, and recommend a revenue generating solution to increase profits by 100% in two years.
  • Competed with 35 teams of MBA students simultaneously across three global campuses (London, Dubai & Boston) and was awarded first place.

Hult International Business School Consulting Club - Boston, USA Aug. 2009 – Aug. 2010

Elected Secretary Hult Consulting Club (HCC)

  • Managed the largest and most active student club at Hult International Business School with over 70 members.
  • Initiated Consulting projects and activities to create a delivery platform for providing management consulting. practice to HCC members as well as services to a wide array of industries across the globe under the guidance of the Center for Innovation, Excellence and Leadership (IXL-Center).

Global Case Challenge (www.globalcasechallenge.com) - Boston, USAAug. 2009 – Aug. 2010

Non-Profit Business Process Consulting Initiative (One Laptop Per Child (OLPC))

  • Hosted, developed and implemented the first Global Case Challenge with MBA student teams from various global business schools simultaneously from around the world to compete to solve a major problem faced by a leading non-profit organization.
  • Recruited and enrolled over 25 student teams to participate from leading Universities in the USA and Canada.
  • Developed and launched a global marketing strategy and content materials to promote event.