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CONGRATULATIONS TO FIVE REMARKABLE ALUMNI

 
 
Five notable alumni will be recognized by the Telfer School at the 2017 Gala of Excellence for their outstanding contributions to the world of business, healthcare, their community and their alma mater. 
Congratulations to Trudeau Medal winners:
  • Bryan Belanger (EMBA 2007), Vice President of Technology, Ideal Protein
  • Justine Hendricks (MBA 2004), Vice President, Working Capital Solutions, Guarantee and Bonding Programs, Export Development Canada
  • Wanda MacDonald (MHA 1981), CEO, Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
Young Achiever's Award winner:
  • Billy Triantafilos (BCom 2007), Owner, TC United Group
Dean's Philos Award winner:
  • Christine Kincaid (BAdm 1981, BCom 1984), Vice President and COO, Mediaplus Advertising. 

The 2017 Gala of Excellence will be held at the Shaw Centre on Saturday, October 21st, 2017. For more information or to purchase a ticket, please click here.
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