Class Notes – June 2017

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Michael Fox, MBA ITM ’10, has recently joined Coast Travelers Group (CTG), part of Coast Capital Savings, as VP Sales Canada. In this role, Michael will be responsible for all commercial activity in Canada for CTG. CTG is a leading company in the equipment financing industry with offices across Canada. They specialize in financing assets for the transportation and construction industries.

Cindy Ratzlaff, MBA ’05, has recently been appointed as Chief Operating Officer for Applied Computer Technologies (“ACT”) in Bermuda. ACT is the largest IT Solutions Provider in the region and provides IT solutions and services to the diverse international insurance and financial business community. 

Wes Sauder, MBA ’07, has recently accepted the role of Marketing Data Scientist at Ceridian. In this role, he provides strategic insight into the business using advanced analytics and modelling techniques. This helps drive decisions to maximize quality, marketing and sales effectiveness. He has returned to Athabasca University and is completing a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Data Analytics. Ceridian is a global human capital management technology company.

Anthony Grey, MBA ITM ’03, joined Nikia Dx as the Chief Information & Operations Officer and Co-Founder. Nikia Dx is a new division of Nikia LLC, established to bridge the gap between emerging technology companies and established enterprises through a secure connected cloud. Nikia Dx curates the best new technology solutions, defines their business value, and finally delivers the solution as a service through a connected eco-system delivering cost-effective innovation.

Peter C. Chan, P.Eng., MBA ’16, LEED AP, has recently been appointed as the President of ONEC Building Systems Inc. His role is to lead the multi-discipline engineering consulting firm to provide professional engineering services to various clients on all kinds of building related projects.

Bakar Mansaray, MBA ’06, has published a new book, My Afro-Canadian Chronicle. The autobiography helps the author to establish a sense of personal identity and sheds light on the effects of underdevelopment in a country that went through civil war.

Reece Tomlinson, MBA ’10, has recently stepped into the position of President at Casana Furniture Company Ltd.