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.
For more information or to learn about sponsorship opportunities at the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics Alumni Awards, please contact Graham McCormick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date: Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018
Time: 5 p.m. Reception | 6 p.m. Dinner and Awards
Location: Lazaridis Hall, Wilfrid Laurier University
Ticket Price: $60 Early Bird | $80 after Oct. 6 | Purchase tickets.
Presented by Lynn and Tom Oldfield
Jason McDonell, BBA '96
President, PepsiCo Foods Canada
Ray Tanguay, DIPL '83, LLD HC ’12
Former Chair and President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.
Marina Garabetian, MBA '05
Chief Operating Officer, Raffi Jewellers Inc.
Founder, MODALINA Media Group Inc.
Presented by POI Business Interiors
Sinead Bovell, BBA '11
CEO and Founder, Weekly Advice for Young Entrepreneurs
David Ceolin, BBA '89
General Partner, Innovation Grade Ventures
Presented by KPMG
Elise Gasbarrino, BBA '07
Brand Manager, Burberry
Founder, Pink Pearl Foundation
Executive Director at Nutrition for Learning, Waterloo Region
Nominations are closed for 2018.
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 a Lazaridis School alumni who embodies an entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen, and who has demonstrated innovative business achievement.
Recognizes a Lazaridis School alumni who has 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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