The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics Alumni Awards gala celebrates the outstanding achievements of our undergraduate and graduate alumni.
Each year, we recognize extraordinary alumni for their community service, career achievements and contributions to the Laurier community. With more than 30,000 alumni, and growing, the Lazaridis School continues to prepare exceptional leaders for today and tomorrow.
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Date: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m. Reception | 7 p.m. Dinner | 8 p.m. Awards
Location: Lazaridis Hall, Wilfrid Laurier University
Ticket Price: $60 Early Bird | $80 after Sept. 8 | purchase tickets
Presented by Lynn and Tom Oldfield
Dan Einwechter, BBA '77 - Founder, Chairman, CEO, and President, Challenger Motor Freight Inc.
Pat Krajewski, DBA '89, MBA '90 - Retired Senior Vice President, Scotiabank
Michael Devlin, MBA '03 - President, ECHO Payment Systems
Presented by POI Business Interiors and Steelcase
Sarah Au, BBA '09 – Senior Brand Manager and Shopper Marketing Lead, The Clorox Company
Presented by TD
Graduate – Jennifer Smith, EMTM '12 - (most recently) Executive Vice President, Global Market Solutions and Engineering, Christie Digital Systems
Undergraduate – Aaron Bast, BBA '06 - Associate Director, The Investment Accelerator, MaRS Discovery District
Presented by KPMG
Graduate – Don Kaluzny, MBA '15 – Creator, Make Your Robot Move
Undergraduate –Srin Sridharan, BBA '14 - Partner, Alcielo Capital Management
Matt Schnarr, DBA '98 - Founder and Managing Partner, AWAKE Chocolate
Awards are now closed for 2017.
Awarded to two Lazaridis School alumni as the highest honour given by the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics. This award recognizes leadership, initiative and contributions to the business world, the community and their alma mater. This award is selected by the alumni selection committee.
Sponsored by Tom and Lynn Oldfield
Awarded to a Lazaridis MBA alumnus/a who has achieved career success and demonstrated a pattern of exceptional leadership and service.
The Young Alumnus/a of the Year Award honours those individuals (under the age of 35) who have made exceptional accomplishments in their professional career and/or community throughout their first 10 years of alumni status. This award is selected by the alumni selection committee.
Recognizes two Lazaridis School alumni, one from a graduate level and one undergraduate level program, who embody an entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen, and who have demonstrated innovative business achievement.
Recognizes two Lazaridis School alumni, one from a graduate level and one undergraduate level program, who have demonstrated exceptional generosity and outstanding charitable responsibility, and whose goodwill encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles in the community.
This award recognizes an alumnus/a of the school who has furthered the interests of the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics through significant support, commitment and service to the school. All alumni of the Lazaridis School are eligible for this award. The award winner is selected by the Dean, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics.
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