Student at Wilfrid Laurier University studying Economics and Philosophy. Actively involved in student life at Laurier with AIESEC, the School of Business & Economics Students' Society (SBESS) and the Atrium Media Group. I have a strong interest in International Economics, Policy, Business, Trade, and Finance.
Objective to obtain a position in a professional International economics, policy, finance, or business environment that will provide me with the potential to utilize and improve upon my current skill set as well as the opportunity to progress.
Sep 2009 - Present
VP of Alumni Relations
Build a strong relationship with the AIESEC Alumni Association.Promote interaction and improve relations between the University, administration, current students and alumni.Help identify and recruit potential alumni leaders and other volunteers. Oversee mission and goals of alumni programs.Guide strategic planning and budgeting of alumni programs and services. Shape communications programs that promote alumni programs and general support of the university.Organize and attending alumni events.Responsible for launching the Alumni Mentorship Program.
Mar 2008 - Present
Team Leader CCAS - Response Centre
Providing leadership to supervise and coach individuals on a daily basis.Ensure company policies, federal legislation and settlement terms are followed accurately and completely.Provide training and motivation to individuals as well as evaluate performance and progress.Providing analysis on client data and assisting in completion of reports.Receive escalated calls from high-risk individuals and handle in a calm, compassionate manner.
May 2010 - Present
Executive Vice President of External Affairs
Responsible for the management and organization of relationships and activities external to the School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier. These external organizations include, but are not limited to Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union, SBE Presidents’ Council, SBE Clubs, SBE Conferences and Competitions, WLU and SBE Administration, SBE Alumni, and Not-for-Profit Organizations such as CIBC Run for the Cure, 5 Days for the Homeless, and other community involvement initiatives.
Dec 2009 - Present
Vice President of Corporate Relations
Responsible for providing marketing training and guidance to all team members. Leading weekly meetings with the Corporate Relations team and consulting regularly with other Local Committees, the Member Committee and the members of the Board of Advisors. Also responsible for obtaining up-to-date knowledge of the local business environment, and taking advantage of opportunities for raising internships. Actively seek out local marketing opportunities through cold calling and attend marketing meetings in order to promote AIESEC’s Global Internship Program and generate an awareness of AIESEC in the community.
Apr 2010 - Present
Assistant Editor - Atrium Magazine
Assist Managing Editors with developing vision and proofreading articles, Contribute articles to SBE Atrium Magazine and AMG Website, Assist in hiring of student writers and columnists, Recruit external contributors to provide articles for the issue in order to include variety of content.
May 2009 - Apr 2010
Columnist and Blogger, Atrium Magazine
Write various articles for Atrium Magazine on a variety of topics with special interest to business, academics and current affairs.Contribute weekly or bi-weekly blog posts to the Atrium Magazine website with thoughts about various topics, including business, academics and current affairs.
May 2009 - Apr 2010
Academic Programs Coordinator
Responsible for the management and organization of student oriented academic services in the School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier. My portfolio includes the First Year Mentorship Program, SBE Lunch and Learn Sessions, and Laurier Orientation Day.
Dec 2005 - Feb 2007
Annuity Technician and FundSERV Specialist
Administer and process a variety of investment products through outlined procedures and legislation.Use multiple control processes to validate accuracy of data reconciliation. Provide excellent customer service in an accurate, efficient, friendly and courteous manner.Assist Finance and Investment Departments in resolving accounting issues from several lines of business.Manage all FundSERV business, testing, training and procedures, including assuming a project manager role for implementation of several standards and operational upgrades.
Jun 2001 - Aug 2005
Assistant Restaurant Manager and Regional Business Development Manager
General Management of restaurant operations including: Inventory control, banking, human resources, and management of staff; financial analysis and many other duties related to this position.Conduct assessments of marketing opportunities, gathering information on competition and customers, generating leads, drafting and proposing policies and processes, present formal proposals and assist in business development models.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma
Collingwood Collegiate Institute
2005 - Present
B.Ec and B.A.
Activities and Societies:
Executive VP of External Affairs - SBESS
Assistant Editor - Atrium Media Group
Participant - 5 Days for the Homeless
AIESEC - VP of Alumni Relations
Academic Programs Coordinator - SBESS
Atrium Media Group - Columnist and Blogger
Laurier Economic Council
Laurier School of Business and Economics Council
Mayor's Student Advisory Council
WLU Student Union Elections - Deputy Returning Officer
Note Taker - WLU Accessible Learning Centre