Alumni

Alumni Profiles

Kaelyn Boyes

Behind the scenes of a video game developer

Kaelyn has a cool job. Kaelyn develops video games. How has an EMBA helped Kaelyn innovate and transform her business?
Sofia Colucci

Get to know Sofia Colucci

Get to know a bit more about DeGroote alumna Sofia Colucci, Global Vice President for the Miller Family of Brands.
Kristen McDonald

The life of a global technology leader

Kristen is a global technology leader. How has an EMBA helped Kristen enable the future of work?
Lisa Sutherland

Through the looking glass of a 25-year career in technology

Lisa is a changemaker. How has an EMBA helped Lisa shape the digital future of her company?
Get to Know DeGroote

Get to know Sarah Hartkorn & Kate Dickson

Get to know a bit more about DeGroote alumni Sarah Hartkorn and Kate Dickson: co-founders of Primped.
Tanvir Bhangoo

Get to know Tanvir Bhangoo

Get to know a bit more about DeGroote alumnus Tanvir Bhangoo: Digital transformation thought leader, advisor, and speaker.
Melody Adhami

Melody Adhami: Billion Dollar Woman

Melody Adhami, MBA ’07, CEO of Havas Canada, is challenging the status quo and formulating new technologies to enhance the human experience.

Mac grad chosen for International Horatio Alger Award

Walter Schroeder, MBA ’69, is following in the footsteps of Wayne Gretzky — not on the ice, but as a champion of higher education.
Adam Felesky Scholarship

Felesky Advice: Diversify your experiences and work on your weaknesses

Adam Felesky and MBA alumna and inaugural winner, Jessica Marangos, have a candid interview about business and education.

Back where it all began: Executive and entrepreneur Teresa Cascioli to receive honorary degree from McMaster

Cascioli, BCom '83, was the first member of her family to attend university. Now, she's receiving an honorary degree from her alma mater.
Mary Lou Maher

Small-town roots, big-city dreams: Mary Lou Maher receives Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award

Coming out as a gay woman was an important step along her path to becoming a leader in fostering inclusion and diversity at KPMG.

Distinguished Alumni

The Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to DeGroote alumni whose personal accomplishments, reputation, and character have enhanced the reputation of McMaster University.


  • Dino Trevisani
    BCom ’87 | 2018 Recipient
  • Michael G. DeGroote
    McMaster Honourary Degree 1992 | 2017 Recipient
  • Michael Latimer
    BCom ’76 | 2016 Recipient
  • Gino Scapillati
    BCom ’81 | 2015 Recipient

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Our Global Network

Canada is home to about 90% of our alumni, but DeGroote graduates can be found in almost 100 countries around the world.

DeGroote Around the Globe (2013)