Thrive in Business

Meet Our Alumni

Graduate Alumni

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Full Time MBA

Tiago Morelli Crespo

Canadian International Resources and Development Institute

I really liked the small class size as it allowed me to have more support and more productive relationships with faculty.


Morenike Akinyemi

Provincial Health Services Authority

I always saw myself working beyond clinical pharmacy. I felt that I could also shine on the business side of healthcare. I knew that with my...


Phil VanLaar

BDC Advisory Services

I wanted to make a career change. I knew that if I invested in myself with an MBA that it would give me the mobility I was looking for to pi...


Part Time MBA

Oliver Zihlmann

UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Part-Time MBA was excellent. It gave me exactly what I expected to receive, and I think that is the highest compliment you can pay a pro...


Vanessa Fors

Mustang Survival

My education allowed me to gain a more holistic view of the concerns of stakeholders and other departments, in order to be more critical in ...


Robert Tang

BC College of Nursing Professionals

The part-time MBA program solidified what I wanted to do with my career. I saw the value of my health care background but also wanted to div...


Management of Technology MBA

Matthew Grunert


The comprehensive simulations provided the greatest learning for me. They helped change my mindset and connect the different areas of learni...


Bill Lakeland

Spexi Geospatial Inc.

The MOT MBA has given me an edge and helped me grow beyond my familiarity.


Allison McFarland


I realized my worth after getting the Management of Technology MBA. I think bigger now, I know what I bring to the table, and I'm more confi...


Jonny Van Dyck

Technology Brewing Corporation

I believed this would give me the confidence to take on more senior positions. I also liked that the MOT had a technology focus.


Kate Klassen

Coastal Drone Co

The connections you make and the relationships you build interacting with the professionals in your cohort, and within the university, are a...


Executive MBA

Bobbie Dhillon

G&F Financial Group

My key lessons from the program were learning how to effectively frame and structure a problem or situation, manage a tight schedule, know w...


JC Fraser


These doors would have never been opened for me if not for the EMBA.


Jennifer Killam


The wisdom, talent and energy of the cohort was inspiring. I learned so much from each person in the cohort, and they have all become lifeti...


Geoff Teoli

City of Vancouver

I benefitted from working with experienced professionals from diverse backgrounds outside of the industry I was involved with—which was mult...


Indigenous Business and Leadership MBA

Wanda Rockthunder

Cree, a citizen of the Muskowekwan First Nation, Saskatchewan

The learners I work with are 95% Indigenous, and I find that they become more interested and retain information more, when we speak and lear...


Connie Davis

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

Every one of us has a different perspective, but the EMBA IBL program connects them within an Indigenous context. To be able to bring the to...


Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Percival Chang

PH&N Investment Services

The immediate impact of the GDBA has been a change in the way I approach my day professionally. I am equipped to make better decisions. My c...


Kelly Williams

Waterslide Engineering at WhiteWater West Industries Ltd.

The GDBA changed the way I think and approach complex problems. Being able to see clarity where other people are struggling with a little bi...


Katherine Cowie

Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University

The GDBA program was a perfect fit for me, as I was curious about a business education but was uncertain if it was the right path. Starting ...


Alecsandra Dragne

Government of Canada

The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) program was excellent—personally and professionally. I’ve been able to adapt to diffe...


Theresa Li

BC Hydro

I wasn't ready to earn an MBA yet so I decided to 'dip a toe' into the world of business and finance through SFU Beedie's GDBA program.


Invention to Innovation

Finlay MacNab

Simon Fraser University

The ability to communicate with investors, and with partners who don’t have a background in science, is critical to bringing a technology fr...


Elena Groppa

University of British Columbia Biomedical Research Centre

The i2I program is perfect for people like me who are deeply involved in science, and who want to look for opportunities in the business wor...


Master of Science in Finance

Christine Jakshoej


The MSc Finance program gave me the technical foundation that I couldn’t function without. I work with clients in very senior roles, and i...


Peter Grypma


If I can somehow make the finance world a little better and more responsible, then I’m happy.”


Tim Dinger

BMO Capital Markets

SFU Beedie’s great reputation in the business and finance community opens doors. It is up to each graduate to capitalize on that, and SFU Be...


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