Class Notes – August 2017

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Rae Shungur, MBA ’13, as Manager, Business Development, Western Canada for Design Group Staffing. Rae has the privilege of helping his long-time employer to grow and expand their recruitment and consultant management services in the IT and energy sectors. His position marks an exciting opportunity to make new friends, explore new territories and solve a key problem (or two) for his Clients.

Ian Brown, MBA ’04 has recently been promoted to Vice President, Forestry Operations at Ledcor Resources & Transportation (LRT). In his new role, Ian is responsible for the oversight, administration and daily operations for the Trucking, Reload, Biomass and Woodland Operations business units within LRT.

Teresa Mrozek, MBA ’16 has recently been promoted to the position of Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM), within the Department of Health in Manitoba. She is excited to take on the challenge of providing leadership, oversight and strategic direction to the Department of Health, regional health authorities and provincial organizations regarding policy, funding and legislation in the healthcare system.

Jamal El Ali, MBA ’06, PMP, CTT+, has just started a new contract with TD Bank in the HR-Project Management Office. In this role, Jamal is the Senior Project Manager on multiple strategic and regulatory projects dealing with HR activities. Jamal has worked in the past at other financial institutions such as CIBC. He joined Ryerson University in 2013 as a part-time instructor.

Angeline Wong, MBA ’16 joined Capital One as a Senior Associate Process Manager. She will build business cases using big data and customer insights to identify process improvement opportunities. She will also lead agile teams in executing projects that will drive efficiencies and achieve cost savings. Angeline will particularly focus on creating effortless and digital customer experiences as part of the company’s vision to be the leading financial technology company in the industry.

Jan Arciszewski, MBA ’10 recently joined ZCL Composites Inc. as Vice President, Water & Wastewater Markets.  In his new role, Jan’s leadership drives the company’s sustainable impact within the water sector. Based in Edmonton, ZCL Composites Inc. is a leading innovator in composite tank engineering with operations across North America and worldwide.

Andra Gilchrist, MBA ’10 started with Rogers Communications Inc. in June as Manager, Corporate Real Estate, Service Delivery and Supplier Management.  She will be responsible for multi-vendor core services governance and contract management for the Corporate Real Estate Portfolio at Rogers.

Tara Lerer, B.Comm ‘17 has recently started as a Financial Analyst at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Tara’s new role allows her to use her professional and academic expertise to provide accounting support for the organization’s leading edge research into chronic disease, cancer, neuroscience, and other medical fields.