Alumni Profiles

The Faculty of Business Administration is privileged to have alumni achieving great successes all over the world. In this section, you’ll learn more about some of our top alumni and how their business studies have helped to shape their career paths.

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Allison Byrne, B. Comm. (Co-op) (Hons.), 2002

Chief Operating Officer
Rocky Mountain Liquor Inc., Edmonton, AB

Nora Duke, B. Comm. (Co-op) (Hons.), 1983, MBA, 1989

President and Chief Executive Officer
Fortis Properties Corporation, St. John’s, NL

Deanne Fisher, B. Comm. (Co-op), 1995, MBA, 2003

Executive Director, Marketing and Development
The Rooms Corporation, St. John’s, NL

Dr. Behzad Hezarkhani, PhD, 2011

Post-doctoral Fellow
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Earl Ludlow, MBA, 1994

President & CEO, Newfoundland Power
St. John’s, NL

Brendan Paddick, B. Comm. (Co-op), 1986, MBA, 1994

CEO, Columbus International Inc.

Joseph Power, BBA, 2000

Brand Manager Lucentis
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
Dorval, QC

Gregory Roberts, B. Comm., 1996

Chief Executive Officer and Owner
Mary Brown’s Famous Chicken and Taters

Matt Wright, B. Comm., 2011

St. John’s, NL