Enactus Canada

Regional Exposition

March 12 – 19, 2021

Enactus Alumni Spotlight Series

Atlantic Canada: Monday, March 15 | 2-2:30PM ET
Emily Bland

Emily Bland

SeedEO (CEO), SucSeed

After Emily led her team to 2nd place at the Enactus World Cup with Project SucSeed, she transitioned the social enterprise into a stand-alone food security program that still operates today.

Nick Hounsell

Nick Hounsell

Branch Manager, Royal Bank of Canada

After his time with Enactus Memorial, Nick was able to connect with one of Enactus Canada’s most prestigious partners RBC and landed multiple roles within the organization throughout the years before landing his current role as the Branch Manager at RBC in Halifax.

Akram Al-Otumi

Akram Al-Otumi

CEO & Founder, Spritely Technologies Inc. / Principal Consultant, Alotumi Innovation Consulting / Director, ShiftkeyLabs

As a former Dalhousie University Alumnus, Akram went on to wear many hats in his career. Having founded 3 companies, he definitely wins the title of seasoned entrepreneur. Currently Akram is a university lecturer, an innovations consultant and a builder of innovation ecosystems. He does lectures in innovation and entrepreneurship at Dalhousie University and is the Director of Shiftkey Labs, a software innovation hub.

Central Canada: Tuesday, March 16 | 2-2:30PM ET
Stefany Nieto

Stefany Nieto

Chief Operating Officer, Gwella & Executive Director, Green Iglu

After Stefany’s work with Enactus Ryerson, she transitioned the Green Iglu Project and became Founder & Executive Director of the award-winning food-security startup that builds food production facilities in remote communities across Canada.

Rohan Sharma

Rohan Sharma

Senior Manager, Financial Institutions Audit

As President of Enactus Ryerson, Rohan led his team to a national victory in 2009 and represented the nation as Team Canada at the Enactus World Cup in Los Angeles. Today, Rohan is a CPA Chartered Accountant with KPMG with the financial institutions audit practice in Toronto.

Preston Aitken

Preston Aitken

Strategic Account Executive, Blackbaud

After Preston’s time with the Enactus Memorial University team, he served as the National Program Director for Enactus Canada. Today he has built a career in technology and social change and is currently a Strategic Account Executive for Blackbaud, the world’s largest software company powering the social good community.

Western Canada: Wednesday, March 17 | 2-2:30PM ET
Andrew Chau

Andrew Chau

CEO & Co-Founder, Neo Financial 

After years with Enactus University of Saskatchewan, Andrew Chau co-founded SkipTheDishes in 2012 and recently co-founded the Calgary-based fintech venture, Neo Financial.

Jamie Berling

Jamie Berling

Assistant Manager, Scotiabank

Jamie was involved with Enactus from 2012 through 2014, transitioning from Project lead to President of her Enactus Team while studying Business Economics. Through Enactus, Jamie was recruited by Scotiabank, and six years later still works with them as an Assistant Manager.

Acacia Pangilinan

Acacia Pangilinan

Executive Director, Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

As a former student President of her Enactus team while attending Thompson Rivers University, she was named and awarded the HSBC’s Woman Leader of Tomorrow in 2015. Acacia has gone on and become the Executive Director of the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce, where she leads an exceptional Board of Directors and a vivacious staff team.