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ABOUT THE DIGITAL SERVICE SQUAD

The Alberta School of Business Consulting Group was founded in 2014 to give students an opportunity to learn practical skills to complement their academic career and help develop the business community in return. The Consulting Group educates students through hands-on learning while providing students with insight into their career paths. Over 200 students have completed the program and have gone on to have rewarding careers. The Consulting Group is part of the Centre for Cities and Communities, which is home to an advisory board that represents the leaders and founders of the real estate, retail and city building community.

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MEET YOUR TEAM

Our services are provided by talented Bachelor of Commerce students at the University of Alberta School of Business. Each of our Digital Consultants is trained in digital marketing, branding, and consulting in order to provide you with a high-quality and insightful experience. Meet our team below!

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Heather Thomson

​Executive Director

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  • History: one of the first people hired at Lululemon Athletica in Alberta in 2003, been with UofA SOR since 2018. Passionate about business and communities.

  • Fun fact: Insane sense of direction, dual citizen, been to Disneyworld/land 18 times.

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Michael Dreger-Smylie

Senior Digital Consultant

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  • Major: Operations Management

  • After graduating: I hope to continue in the world of consulting or work somewhere in the sports industry. 

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Ashley Clark

Senior Digital Consultant

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  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating: I would love to start a business doing brand design/graphic design while incorporating my marketing skills! 

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Ayesha Pandey

Digital Consultant

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  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating:  I want to become a brand manager someday, and also get into digital design.

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Nick Balkan

Digital Consultant

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  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating: I am planning on either going into marketing or real estate once I graduate but I haven't decided yet.

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Junaid Suthar

Digital Consultant

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  • Major: Business Technology Management

  • After graduating: I'm hoping to land a job as an IT Consultant or IT Security Analyst. I am super passionate about food and sports, so acquiring such jobs in any of those industries will be an accomplishment!

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Evan Saunders

Digital Consultant

  • LinkedIn
  • Major: Finance

  • After graduating: I hope to work in marketing and brand research as a data analyst.

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Muneeb Ahsan Mian

Digital Consultant

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  • Major: Business Technology Management

  • After graduating: I want to help organizations drive value through innovative technology solutions and be cyber resilient

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Sayem Talukder

Digital Consultant

  • LinkedIn
  • Major: Finance

  • After graduating: I plan to go into real estate development and continue my crypto trading journey. 

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Juan David

Digital Consultant

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  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating: I would like to be able to travel for a while, before settling down and working a Marketing job abroad. 

  • If Juan was an animal he'd be an "eagle so I can fly around and travel for free!"

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Mostafa Gheblawi

Digital Consultant

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  • Major: Finance

  • After graduating: To be determined!

  • If Mostafa was an animal he'd be an "axolotl. I'd be able to regenerate limbs and organs while smiling at you."

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Emaad Hussain

Digital Consultant

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  • Major: Accounting

  • After graduating: I hope to work on the business side within a professional sports organizations, preferably the Toronto Raptors.

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Ebun Olaolu-Oyeyemi

Digital Consultant

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  • Major: Business Technology Management

  • After graduating: After graduation I want to work in the tech industry in a role where I collaborate on projects to better user experiences.

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