Having had the amazing opportunity to work as a Marketing Intern for Dairy Queen, Matei is on to even sweeter things as Marketing Intern this summer for Mars in the Chocolate division.
Since his first days at Queen’s, QBET has on been on Matei’s mind. From his second month of university, Matei was an avid delegate at QBET 2014. This lead him to then become Sponsorship Coordinator in 2015, followed by Marketing Coordinator in 2016. This year, Matei is thrilled to oversee Canada’s oldest & most innovative student-run conference, ensuring utmost value for all delegates, sponsors and speakers.
This past summer, Shirley had the incredible privilege of working with TD’s Private Wealth Management team in Toronto. With her curiosity and interest for gaining new experiences in various industries, Shirley is extremely excited to be joining IBM this summer as a Sales intern.
Shirley is confident to say that QBET’s 41st annual conference will surpass all expectations – this is an exceptional event you will not want to miss!
Kathryn grew up in the small town of Courtice ON where she worked as a lifeguard and swimming instructor. Her passion for dance has been exemplified in her twelve years as a studio trained competitive dancer and past year spent as the Co-Outreach Director on the Queen’s Dance Club Executive Team. Characteristic of her millennial peers, Kathryn is determined to secure a career that grants sufficient work-life balance, allowing her to continue to exercise her love of dance. Kathryn aspires to pursue a career in the Finance industry, hoping to apply all that she has learned from QBET to the intricate world of business.
Interestingly enough, Nick was actually born in Bogota, Colombia and speaks Spanish as his first language. Nick is passionate about world events and the ongoing business landscape and so looks to pursue a career that allows him to be part of something at a global scale. Nick is also an avid soccer player, runner, and loves to travel. As a millennial, Nick’s global outlook and mindset to always continue to learn and experience new things make him unique, and he is excited to celebrate push QBET to new heights.
Taylor is currently the QBET Marketing Director, and her former QBET positions include Logistics Director and Frosh Representative. Taylor’s main goal for QBET 2017 is to successfully market our conference in order to secure the most delegates possible. As a millennial, Taylor is unique because she is a woman. Millennial women face a significantly smaller gender wage gap than previous generations. However, the work is not done and Taylor plans to face this issue head on by advocating equal pay for equal work.
Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Madeline is a avid skier and horseback rider. This summer, she will be completing an internship in the Commercial and Trading Department at PetroChina Canada, Ltd. Madeline is thrilled to be working with this year’s executive team, and looks forward to attracting new, innovative sponsors to inspire delegates at QBET 2017!
Cierra is pursuing a career in digital strategy consulting, as this aligns with her excitement for innovation and technology. Outside of business, she enjoys travelling, cooking and practicing yoga. Cierra looks forward to introducing new, disruptive companies as corporate sponsors for the 41st QBET conference.
Ben is pursuing a career in financial services, but is passionate about all areas of business. In addition to his interest in business, Ben is passionate about sports and was the Captain of his high school's Golf and Hockey Teams. Given his interest in all areas of Business, Ben is looking forward to getting to know a vast range of Sponsors from several different industries.
Jacob is looking to pursue a career in either consulting or accounting, but is not set on one career path as of yet. He has a passion for sports such as golf, snowboarding and squash as well as business. Jacob looks forward to bringing in interesting and cutting edge sponsors that will make QBET 2017 the best conference yet.
Julia’s dream job is to tour the world as a rock star but she has also agreed to settle for a job in accounting or finance if her music debut falls short of stardom. Besides completing her homework, Julia has also featured in a high school musical promotional campaign video and has come face to face with a shark! Julia’s strong will and dedication will not only help her in escaping sharks but also help ensure QBET 2017 gives delegates a weekend to remember.
Julia’s dream job would find itself in the field of corporate law, but is currently focusing on exploring her interest in commerce. In her spare time, Julia loves playing music and spending time with friends. She looks forward to working with a group of passionate students to make QBET 2017 a conference to remember!
Growing up in Etobicoke, Umar developed interest in business studied in his gap year. Umar aspires to pursue in a career either in accounting or finance. Interestingly, Umar is fluent in three languages, enjoys basketball and is developing an interest in the game of hockey. In his spare time, Umar loves to watch TV shows, his favorite shows including The Wire and The Sopranos. As a millennial, you will always see Umar in Goodes Hall wearing his earphones, enjoying to tunes from his Iphone.
In the future, Alisa sees herself pursuing a career in Real Estate or Marketing, although is still exploring all the opportunities a career in business has to offer. Beyond the walls of Goodes hall, Alisa is passionate about music and has played the violin since the age of 5. Alisa is excited to work alongside the rest of the QBET Exec to bring together an amazing conference for the 2017 school year.
Loving all things real estate, Katelyn is co-chair for Queen’s Real Estate Association. This summer she has the fantastic opportunity to build upon her knowledge of industry as an Investments Intern for Dream Unlimited in Toronto.
Having held the positions of first year representative, special events coordinator and sponsorship coordinator the QBET veteran is back to join the team for her fourth year as finance and alumni director. She is thrilled to bring 40 years of QBET alumni together to help add value for past, present and future QBETers!
Outside the classroom, Jenn loves to spend time with her friends or lose herself in a game of basketball. As a millennial, Jenn is constantly exploring new ways to develop her skill set in many different business industries. This summer, she will have the pleasure of joining the Nestle Canada team as a Marketing Intern. Outside the classroom, you can find her spending time with her friends, or on the basketball courts. This year, Jenn plans to help make the 41st Queen’s Conference on the Business Environment Today the best one yet!
Jacob has loved being involved with QBET over the years and is so excited to see where this new exec takes QBET as it goes into its’ 41st year as a conference. Jacob might not be the most tech-savvy individual, but his “work hard, play hard” mentality makes him a fun-loving and carefree millennial.