Kathryn McCoy
As a second generation Queen’s student, Kathryn is thrilled to be in her fourth year at the Smith School of Business. Her interest in current business trends lead her straight to QBET, where she was the Frosh Representative of 2015, Special Events Coordinator of 2016, and Logistics Director of 2017. Her love for QBET continues to flourish as she leads the Executive Team in preparing QBET’s 42nd annual conference. She strives to grant all delegates the experience of a lifetime and is sure that QBET 2018 will be the best conference yet! As a loyal customer to the company, Kathryn inspiration to pursue both physical and mental health and wellness is renewed through her frequent interactions with employees and the online services of LuluLemon. She is excited to lead conversations focused on how corporations are utilizing personal experiences and automation to differentiate and gain loyal customers. 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 Sponsorship Director on the Queen’s Dance Club Executive Team. Kathryn is excited to pursue a career in the Accounting industry, hoping to apply all that she has learned from QBET to her internship at Ernst and Young.


Evan Metelski
After spending a semester abroad studying at EMLYON in France, Evan is ready to return to Queen's to lead the 42nd installment of QBET this November! From the small, vibrant city of Stratford, Ontario, Evan is in his fourth year of the commerce program and aspires to work in both sales and finance. He will be completing an internship at Mackenzie Investments in the Sales and Distribution division in Toronto this summer. Outside of all things Commerce, Evan fills his free time being active with friends, learning new languages, and keeping up with all things sports! Evan is also an avid traveler, visiting over a dozen countries over the past 6 years. His favourite country to visit is France, where he can eat as many baguettes as he wants without being judged. Evan is thrilled to oversee Canada’s oldest & most innovative student-run conference this year, ensuring utmost value for all delegates, sponsors, and speakers!


Alisa Torano
Alisa was born and raised in Oakville, Ontario and is currently a second year Commerce student at Queen’s University. She started her time on QBET as the 2016 Frosh Rep and is looking forward to taking on the role of Logistics Director for this year! She can’t wait to plan an amazing 43rd conference for this year’s delegates!

In the future, Alisa sees herself pursuing a career in 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. The best customer experience Alisa has had was at Aritzia. The sales reps are always friendly and if anything goes wrong with your purchase, they will send you a gift card in the mail! Alisa is excited to work alongside the rest of the QBET Exec to bring together an incredible conference for the 2018 school year.


Sarah Fay
Sarah is a proud 2nd year Queen’s Commerce student from Ajax, Ontario. This is her first year on QBET and she holds the position of Logistics Coordinator and Finance Director. Her main goal in this role is to facilitate a smooth, well-run conference and produce a well-formulated, comprehensive budget. Sarah plans to pursue a career in accounting or finance and hopes her summer internship with RBC will help to support her decision. She is also looking forward to her exchange in Belgium during the winter semester of 2019, partly because of her great love of Belgian Waffles. Sarah feels passionate about the fact that the consumer experience at McDonald’s has become increasingly superb over recent years, thanks to the introduction of the automated ordering process and table delivery gadgets.


Madeline Jackson
Maddie is thrilled to be a part of QBET’s 42nd year as the Delegates and Socials Coordinator. From Oakville, Ontario, Maddie is in her second year at the Smith School of Business. After coming to QBET as a delegate last year, she plans to help take QBET to new heights! A main focus for her year on QBET will be spreading brand awareness at external schools through growing the QBET Brand Ambassador Program. This upcoming year, Maddie will be embarking on exchange to Brussels, Belgium and looks forward to indulging in lots of chocolate and waffles. Maddie looks forward to working alongside the rest of the QBET Executive and can’t wait to show delegates what’s in store for QBET 2018!


Jacob Wolfe
From the small, scenic city of Stratford, Ontario, Jacob is entering his third year as a commerce student at the Smith School of Business. Jacob’s dream is to be a professional golfer, but given the deterioration of his skills similar to that of a 2013 Tiger Woods, he aspires for a career in consulting or real estate. Jacob has a passion for basically every sport, with his favourites being golf, squash and basketball. He is extremely excited to be on exchange at the Stockholm School of Economics for the winter of 2019. This is his second year on QBET, where he is helping to lead the sponsorship team in attracting interesting and cutting edge sponsors for this year’s event. Jacob looks forward to helping create an unforgettable weekend for delegates, sponsors and speakers alike!


Julia Yang
Originally from Ottawa, Ontario, Julia is currently a second year student at Queen’s Smith School of Business. Throughout her time in the commerce program, Julia has developed a strong interest in marketing and sales, and could not be more excited to explore her passion this summer as an intern at Procter & Gamble. Next winter, Julia will be studying in Czech Republic where she will be visiting every single artisan cafe that Prague has to offer. After two incredible years on the QBET executive team as First Year Representative in 2016 and Special Events Coordinator in 2017, Julia is extremely excited to take on the role of Sponsorship Coordinator for QBET’s upcoming 42nd conference. Julia is looking forward to bringing industry leading companies together with the country’s brightest students for an unforgettable weekend!


Ian Morrison
Born and raised in the small and spirited Rothesay, New Brunswick, Ian is a first year commerce student at the Smith School of Business. He is a first time member of the QBET executive, working as one of two sponsorship coordinators for the conference. Ian is passionate about pursuing a career in either finance or consulting and will continue exploring both in hopes of deciding between the two. On top of his studies, he is also an athlete on the Queen’s Varsity Rowing Team and has been rowing for almost 5 years now. Ian is determined and excited to work with the sponsorship team to help QBET achieve another tremendously successful year. As a consistent and committed customer to Uber, Ian is looking to help bring the company to this year’s conference for added insight into consumer experience.


Nina Li
Nina is a 2nd year commerce student from Ottawa, Ontario. Her interest in the marketing industry led her to QBET, as she wants to learn more about how evolving business trends affect the marketing landscape and consumer behaviour. She is also excited to explore the buying side of the business industry, as she will be interning at Costco corporate again over the summer. In her spare time, you can find Nina pursuing her passion for dance as a member of the Queen’s Competitive Dance Team and teacher for the Queen’s Dance Club, and coming up with new ways of promoting taco Tuesdays at Ale. After acting as a speakers coordinator for QMA, she is excited to bring her experience and knowledge into her role as a speakers coordinator for QBET’s 2018 conference. Nina hopes to bring a new and exciting lineup of speakers that will generate value and interest for all delegates!


Sarah de Souza
Sarah is currently in her second year at Smith School of Business, and loving it. In the past two years she has developed her interest in marketing and tech, and is hoping to pursue a career in data analytics. This summer she will be learning more about technology as an intern with SAP. Coming from Oakville, Ontario, Sarah loves travelling, and has been to over 20 countries, and she can’t wait for her exchange in Mannheim, Germany in Winter 2019. After attending QBET as a delegate twice, she is excited to make her debut on the QBET executive team as Speakers Coordinator, and bring in speakers who will spark interesting conversations about the future of business. She would love to see students find their passion at QBET 2018.


Caitlyn Baillie
Caitlyn Baillie hails from Oakville, Ontario. However, she will continuously tell you she is from Toronto. She is in her First Year at the Smith School of Business and is still exploring various career options. However, she is looking forward to working in Real Estate this coming summer at First National. Caitlyn peaked when she fainted in her class picture in Grade 5. But, she is super excited to be a Speakers Coordinator for this years conference after being a First Year Representative and absolutely loving every minute. Caitlyn wishes to land the best speakers QBET has ever seen. She hopes to have speakers from various industries to create diversity throughout the conference.


Julia Principe
Born and raised in Toronto, Julia is a third year student at the Smith School of Business. As the Special Events Director, she is excited to work with top business professionals to make QBET 2018 the best one 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 2018 gives delegates a weekend to remember.


Jessica Izard
A west coast girl, Jessica comes to QBET from Victoria BC where she brags of spotting 6 whales while on her kayak adventures. She joined the executive after an incredible experience as a delegate in first year. Forever looking to speculate over the future of the business world, Jessica loved helping to formulate this year’s conference theme; she is a strategy fiend and hopes to pursue a career in sales or marketing. Jessica lives to learn and is currently preparing for exchange in Brazil by learning Portuguese as her fourth language. As Events Coordinator, she is excited to watch our 2018 delegates wow business professionals during our signature QBET events!


Costner Morrison
As a native of North Vancouver, BC, Costner is stoked to join QBET for its 42nd annual conference following an incredible experience as a delegate in 2017. He is currently a second-year student at the Smith School of Business and is aspiring to make his career in the finance industry. As a member of the Special Events Team, Costner is committed to organizing creative, engaging, and educational events in order to provide the best possible QBET experience to its quality delegates. Aside from business, Costner is passionate about music as he plays three instruments and is a “name-that-tune” legend. His perseverance is demonstrated as he continues to be a die-hard Canucks fan, in spite of their recent 29th-place performance. He has always been impressed with WestJet’s customer experience; when its flight attendants ask, “Pretzels or Cookies,” he asks for both and they happily accommodate.


Jennifer Liu
From Mississauga, Ontario, Jenn is currently in her third year at Queen’s Smith School of Business. Jenn is currently on exchange in the south of France, studying at SKEMA business school. She is more than excited to come back to her second year as a QBET executive. As Publications/IT Officer last year and Marketing Coordinator this year, Jenn hopes to bring the QBET brand to the next level this year! Jenn has always had a strong passion for Marketing, especially everything digital. In the past, Jenn has had pursued her marketing passions through experiences with brand marketing at a CPG company, and starting her own online clothing business. She is more than excited to see everyone at the 42nd annual conference!


Michelle Kong
Hailing from Newmarket, Ontario Michelle is taking Kingston by storm as she is entering her second year at the Smith School of Business. Michelle is excited to be taking on the role of Marketing Coordinator for QBET’s 42nd annual conference. She hopes to communicate to students the unique and unparalleled experience delegates get at QBET. She is looking forward to being part of Canada’s oldest student-run conference for the second time. Michelle previously worked with this amazing executive team as First Year Representative at the 2017 conference. Michelle loves to travel and experience different cultures and their cuisine. She aspires to one day have a career which allows her to pursue her passion for traveling. As an avid shopper Michelle admires the customer experience Lululemon provides.


Jacob Neufang
Jacob is a passionate commerce student, originally from overseas in Germany. He is interested in all aspects of business but tends to enjoy the finance stream the most and sees a potential career in finance either in Canada or Germany. Jacob loves dancing and spending time with friends and family. Currently holding the position of the Alumni Director, he is working on expanding the QBET Alumni base and plan a summer alumni event in Toronto. The main goal for this role on the QBET 2018 exec is to make the summer event a huge success and enjoyable for all attendants.


Michaela Wiederick
Michaela is a third generation Queen’s Student currently in her fourth year of Computer Engineering. She is thrilled to be a part of the QBET Executive team as the Publications & IT Coordinator. Her unique technology-based degree will allow her to bring a unique perspective to the conference as trends related to technology and business are explored. With a passion for business and technology, she plans to pursue a career in technology consulting and will be starting this venture this summer as an IT Advisory Intern at Ernst & Young.

Throughout her time at Queen’s she has also had the opportunity to explore many other passions including her love of dance. As a competitive dancer since the age of 10, Michaela refused to stop dancing when she came to university. She not only has continued to dance but also became a part of Canada’s Largest Student run club the Queen’s Dance Club through the Service Director and Operations Director executive positions.