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Smith Advisory Board

Smith School of Business has a large network of advisors who share their knowledge and expertise with School leaders. They support the School's mission and vision in a wide variety of ways: offering advice, making connections, providing financial support, recruiting graduates, sponsoring research, and more.

Attaie, Frank

Frank Attaie, MBA'11
General Manager
IBM Canada

Chalmers, Leigh

Leigh Chalmers, BCom'95
SVP & CFO Wealth and Insurance

Chinaloy, Chris

Chris Chinaloy, BCom'00
Chief Growth Officer

Cooper, Shawn

Shawn Cooper, BCom'87
Managing Director and Regional Leader, Latin America/Canada
Russell Reynolds Associates

Epstein, Honourable Gloria J.

Honourable Gloria J. Epstein, BCom'72
Independent Reviewer
Arbitration Place

Federau, Monika

Monika Federau, MBA’88
Former Senior VP and Chief Strategy Officer
Intact Financial

Hungerford, Andrew

Andrew Hungerford, BCom'96
Hungerford Properties

Laryea, Edlynne

Edlynne Laryea, BCom'00
Managing Director, Consumer Packaged Goods

MacMillan, Katherine

Katherine MacMillan, BA’91
President & CEO

Mann, Valerie

Valerie Mann, BCom'86
Senior Partner
Lawson Lundell LLP

Moor, Andrew

Andrew Moor
President and CEO
Equitable Bank

Morgan, Vanessa

Vanessa Morgan, BCom’87
President and CEO
Morgan Meighen & Associates

Onuoha, Eme

Eme Onuoha, Executive MBA'08
Managing Director, International Public Affairs
CPP Investment Board

Quinn, Mike

Mike Quinn, BCom’88
Principal, Senior Advisor (former CIO)
RP Investment Advisors LP

Romanow, Michele

Michele Romanow, BSc(Eng)’07, MBA’08
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman - Clearbanc; Dragon on Dragons' Den

Sellery, Bruce

Bruce Sellery, BCom '93
Credit Canada

Shaw, Candace G.

Candace G. Shaw, MBA’87
Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Private Fixed Income
Sun Life Institutional Investments (Canada) Inc

Shugart, Patti

Patti Shugart, BCom’86
Managing Director and Head, Global Corporate Banking
RBC Capital Markets

Sinclair, Duncan

Duncan Sinclair
Deloitte Canada and Chile

Smith, Stephen J.R.

Stephen J.R. Smith, BSc(Eng)’72, LLD ‘17
Chairman and CEO, First National Financial Corp. & Chairman and Co-owner, Canada Guaranty Mortgage Insurance
Canada Guaranty Mortgage Insurance

Sotak, Andrea

Andrea Sotak, MBA’03
Founder and CEO
Foray Healthcare Advisors

Upadhya, Gaurav

Gaurav Upadhya, BCom’91
Global Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer
Foresters Financial

van Biesen, Tanya

Tanya van Biesen, BCom’91
Managing Partner, Board and CEO Practice
Korn Ferry

Vasilevski, Helen

Helen Vasilevski, Bcom'92
Managing Director, FLECT

Wong, Eva

Eva Wong, BCom’00
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer

Wright, Jay

Jay Wright, BCom’81
Retired President and CEO
Arterra Wines Canada

Smith Advisory Board members offer advice to the Dean on Smith's strategy and initiatives, while providing a vital link with the business community.

The Board's role is to:

  • Offer the Dean and the School an outside perspective on issues affecting business that may have educational or research implications
  • Provide assistance and advice on School strategy and execution
  • Be ambassadors for the School: with the broader Queen's community; with Smith alumni; and other external associations and organizations
  • Aid the School in recruiting students into degree programs and non-degree executive education programs, as well as in placing students upon graduation
  • Assist the School with its financial development needs