Meet our Team

 
Heather Headshot 2021.jpg
IMG_7574.jpg
IMG_5835_edited.jpg
Paige Lutz.jpg

Heather Thomson

​Executive Director

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • 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.

Jillyka Julianda

Project Lead

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • MBA Candidate

  • After graduating: I want to work with executives on their most challenging business problems.

  • Fun fact: I am a foodie and I enjoy riding my motorcycle!

Brooklyn St. Louis

Project Coordinator

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Major: Operations Management 

  • After graduating: I would like to work in data analytics/visualization!

  • Fun fact: I grew up on a grain, sheep and beef farm an hour north of Edmonton

Paige Lutz

Digital Consultant

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Major: Business Economics & Law

  • After graduating: After my undergraduate degree, I plan to move on to law school!

  • Fun fact: I can name all the countries in the world! I get super excited whenever there’s a geography question on Jeopardy.

Eddie_headshot.jpg
Ayesha_edited.jpg
michael_edited.jpg

Eddie Lee

Digital Consultant

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Major: Business Technology Management

  • After graduating: I hope to find a fulfilling job where I’m able to utilize my creativity.

  • Fun fact: You can spell my entire name, upside down, with the numbers 0,1, 3 and 7!

Selin Simsek

Digital Consultant

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating: I want to get into Product Design and start my own furniture business!

  • Fun fact: My roommate and I foster up to 13 animals each year. It is very rewarding!

Ayesha Pandey

Digital Consultant

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Major: Marketing

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

  • Fun fact: I gained two inches in height after my scoliosis surgery in grade 9!

Michael Dreger-Smylie

Digital Consultant

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Major: Operations Management

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

  • Fun fact: Part of my last name (Smylie) is on the Stanley Cup

Abyad%20-%20Headshot_edited.jpg
IMG_3227.JPG
David Dang Headshot.jpg

Abyad Rahman

Digital Consultant

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Sadhya Gulhati

Digital Consultant

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

David Dang

Digital Consultant

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Major: Accounting

  • After graduating: I want to work as a tech/strategy consultant in the fintech industry!

  • Fun fact: I love morning smoothies and I am always looking for new ingredients for them! Give me ideas!

  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating:  I want to continue working in marketing and doing graphic design! 

  • Fun fact: One time Ted Baker introduced himself to me while I was in a Ted Baker store and I laughed in his face because I thought he was lying. 

  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating:  I want to work in the sports industry and hopefully land a marketing role with a pro-sports team down the road

  • Fun fact: I have rewatched Avengers Endgame more than 10 times!

Headshot_AshleyClark.png

Ashley Clark

Digital Consultant

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Major: Marketing

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

  • Fun fact: I danced competitively for 13 years!

JASON LI Headshot.jpg

Jason Li

Digital Consultant

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating: I plan to continue in digital marketing, either at an agency or a private firm!

  • Fun fact: I am a big foodie, and I like trying out new food places!