Alumni

Alumni Profiles

Kim Pho is employing a digital-first model in health care

As sales manager at Boehringer Ingelheim, EMBA candidate Kim Pho is accelerating the transition to virtual customer engagement.
DSB Champions Dreamers with Kelvin Ewald

Kelvin Ewald is mobilizing the transition to a green economy

As vice president at the Macquarie Group, Kelvin Ewald (BCom'13) is empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.
Get to know Nav Nanwa

Get to know Nav Nanwa

Get to know a bit more about DeGroote alumnus Nav Nanwa, who has turned his passion into a career in marketing and media.
Jon Selig

Get to know Jon Selig

Get to know a bit more about DeGroote alumnus Jon Selig, who helps sellers create punchlines that build pipeline.
Quentin Broad

Taking a path less travelled

Quentin Broad's reputation and character underpins his recognition as the 2020 recipient of the Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award.
DSB Champions Challengers: Ashley Hum

The secret to alumna Ashley Hum’s staying power

As an executive leadership recruiter at Google, Ashley Hum (BCom'10) is helping source the next best talent for Google Cloud.
Welo Probiotics

Get to know Katie McKinnon, Jack Baker, and Stef Prodea of Welo Probiotics

Get to know a bit more about DeGroote alumni Katie McKinnon, Jack Baker, and Stef Prodea of Welo Probiotics.
DSB Champions Fixers with Sam Samad

How Sam Samad forged his career as a technology leader

As a strategic account director at Adobe, Sam Samad (MBA'14) is helping to change the world through digital experiences.
Corporate governance

The course that changed Polly Sancharoen’s career path

DeGroote Master of Finance (MFIN) graduate Polly Sancharoen discovers a passion for corporate governance in finance.
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?
Get to Know DeGroote with 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?

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)