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Current students are invited to stop by The Wave, grab a coffee and
engage in some casual career conversation with guest alumni networkers.
This is the perfect place to ask questions and start making some
There is no cost to attend this complimentary event, and the coffee
and treats are on us. Students are requested to register online.
Want to attend but unsure what to ask our guest networkers? Make the most of the event experience by reviewing this quick module prepared specifically for Careers and Coffee event attendees. Once logged into OWL, click the "Join this network now" button.
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Guest alumni for October 21, 2015:
Stephanie Ciccarelli, BMus'06, Co-Founder and CMO, Voices.com
Ciccarelli is Co-Founder and CMO of Voices.com, the industry-leading
website that connects businesses with professional voice talent.
Classically trained in voice, piano, violin and musical theatre, this
respected mentor and industry speaker graduated with a Bachelor of
Musical Arts from the Don Wright Faculty of Music at the University of
Western Ontario. Stephanie has found a unique way to apply her education
to the field of voice-over, bringing a fresh perspective to the
Tames Irvine, BSc'01 BEd'15, Teacher
Tames Irvine first graduated from Western in 2001 with a BSc, honours specialization in genetics. He then worked in a research lab at Robarts Research Institute in Biotherapeutics from 2003-2005, where he cloned the open reading frames of the myxoma virus. Tames also worked in a Physiology & Pharmacology lab, researching ILK in skin cancer.
After many years in research, Tames went on to pursue a BEd in Intermediate/Senior education (grade 7-12), and graduated from Althouse College in 2015. Tames was awarded the Harold Dene Webber Award for Science Teaching Education in 2015. Along with a career in both research and teaching, Tames is the founder of Inquiring Minds – inquiry based learning groups. More recently, Tames has been hired by Mad Science and the Blyth Academy in London to do in-school science programming, teaching grade 10 Science.
Don Evans, MBA'82, Vice President Finance, Culliton Inc.
Don Evans currently holds the position of Vice President of Finance at Culliton Inc., a mid-sized Construction Company. Don’s key responsibilities include financial reporting and analysis, cash management, collections, accounts payable, costing systems, internal controls, taxes, insurance, payroll, benefits administration, and information technology. Throughout his career, Don has worked in both large and small organizations and has also headed his own consulting firm. Along with his experience in finance, Don has also worked in sales, marketing, distribution, manufacturing, and quality improvements.
Mark Groulx, BA'86, Operations Support NCO, RCMP
Mark Groulx is a member of the RCMP with almost 30 years of service. He is currently the Operations Support NCO (Non-Commissioned Officer) for the RCMP in London and also teaches the Canadian Criminal Justice course within the continuing education program at Fanshawe College. After completing his undergrad in Physical and Health Education in 1986, Mark had a yearning to travel to British Columbia, which led him to apply to the RCMP.
Upon graduating from the RCMP Academy in July 1987, he was posted to British Columbia, where he spent seventeen years moving to different posts within the province. With the RCMP in British Columbia, Mark served in a variety of different roles, including general duty uniform officer, plain clothes general investigations, and school liaison officer. When posted to Ontario in 2004, he worked in Proceeds of Crime Investigations, drug investigations as well as General Federal enforcement.