Your go-to local coffee shop gal pal, Michelle is probably sipping on her iced coffee at the local Starbucks with Photoshop opened. She is entering her 5th year of Marketing Management at the University of Guelph and has spent her co-op terms at Kellogg Canada Inc., Samsung Electronics Canada, and RBC. Michelle’s work revolves around integrating digital media into business and marketing where she is continuously trying to make an impact in the digital and tech community. Her side hobbies include graphic design and music producing. You can get in touch with her at email@example.com
VP Projects + EVP
Moosa is at Laurier for his double degree in Computer Science and Math. Moosa founded Laurier’s first ever MLH official Hackathon, StartHacks and is currently part of the prestigious entrepreneurial program The Next 36 working on his startup & wrapping up his co-op at RBC. He can be found in the Velocity Garage working on his start-up called SmartLines!
Mauricio is entering his 3rd year of Accounting at the University of Guelph. He previously completed his co-op at the Canada Revenue Agency. Mauricio is also a massive soccer fan, so feel free to test his knowledge and debate him with all things soccer; beware, he will tell you that he won his World Cup soccer pool out of thousands of participants. On the side, he loves adidas and all things footwear, always keeping up with the latest styles and releases. .
VP Chapter Development
A washed-up junior hockey player, and self-proclaimed travel guru, Max is entering his sixth year of DECA, and final year of Commerce at Humber College. He recently returned from studying in Ireland, and is currently completing his internship term at Thales as a Project Management Intern. In his spare time, Max can be found exploring the streets of Toronto or stuck in traffic. If you’re looking for some fun travel facts from his time living in Europe or top picks for your fantasy hockey lineup, Max is your guy.
Victoria is entering her 4th year of Laurier BBA with a specialization in Finance and a double minor in Entrepreneurship and Economics. She previously completed her co-op term as a Sales Strategy Analyst at Blackberry and will be joining RBC in the fall as a Project Management Intern. When not working, Victoria can be found napping at home, or spending her entire paycheque at Aritzia or Lululemon. She recently decided to become a vegan, and enjoys watching documentaries about animals, food, and fitness, in her spare time.
Mellisa is entering her 4th and final year at York University as an iBBA student specializing in Finance. She is also entering her 8th year in DECA, as she’s been a part of the organization since 9th grade! She’s spent the last couple of months as a Quantitative Research Analyst intern at Blue Sky Asset Management practising her excel and coding skills. When Mellisa is not doing something DECA or finance related, you can find her passionately watching Jeopardy! and fostering her love for trivia or debating controversial topics and current events. Fun Fact: Mellisa had a conversation on Twitter with Michael Bilow (a 3 day Jeopardy! Champion)..and yes he was a part of DECA too!
Ishan is studying Finance at the Goodman School of Business. He was previously the President of the Brock Finance and Investment Group and is currently working at TD as a Finance Services Representative. Ishan is an avid shopaholic and fashionista. Besides his arsenal of suits, he has a very big watch problem and spends majority of his mornings picking the right watch to wear.. He is your personal fashion guru that’s available whenever you need him.
VP Delegate Experience
Simran is entering her 5th year completing her Bachelor of Accounting at the Goodman School of Business. She was previously the President of Goodman DECA and has completed all of her co-op terms at Grant Thornton. Simran is a Professional Foodie and thoroughly enjoys binge watching Netflix. When she’s not too busy avoiding the gym, she loves stalking Benedict Cumberbatch and is a true detective at heart! She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org if you ever need Netflix suggestions because she knows the struggle!
Jinwu is an incoming first-year who will be studying Computer Science at the University of Waterloo this fall. By joining the board of directors in his inaugural year as a member of DECA U, he hopes to bring a unique perspective and voice to the board, having just finished a one-year term as the President of DECA Ontario’s high school division. While not working, you can probably find him at the gym or playing volleyball. Feel free to reach him at email@example.com if you would like to discuss fantasy basketball or simply chat.