L-R: Alexandre Dumouchel, TJ Smith, Charlene Marion (Coach), Zoe Whitfield, Samuel Beanland, Bill Robson (Coach)
Raised in a small town on the south shore of Montreal, Alexandre is a 4th year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a double concentration in International Business and Marketing. During his third year, Alexandre spent two semesters abroad, one semester at Ca’ Foscari University of Venezia and one semester at Hogeschool van Amsterdam. During his semester in Amsterdam, Alexandre worked as a student consultant for AZ Alkmaar, a soccer club of the Eredivisie. Alexandre has a passion for International Marketing, Sponsorship, and the business aspect of the rapidly growing Esports industry. He also has been on the executive for the Charity Fashion Show as well as Winter Fest.
Tyler Jensen (TJ) Smith
TJ is from a small town near Ottawa, Ontario. He is finishing a Bachelor Business Administration in Accounting & Economics and is pursuing a CPA designation nest year. TJ is the president of the Bishop’s University Commerce Society and will be joining PwC in Risk Assurance & Advisory in the Fall. He has competed in many case competitions, most notably the Asian Business Case Competition in Singapore this past September.
Born in Calgary, Zoë is a 4th year Bachelor of Business Administration student concentrating in Finance with a passion for international business strategy. Throughout her 3rd year of school, she led a team of 15 individuals as elected President of the Bishop’s University Commerce Society. This year she visited Singapore for the Asian Business Case Competition. Moreover, she also established and currently leads the Bishop’s Case Competition and Consulting Club. Zoe is also a prolific golfer, playing all four years on the BU varsity golf team with two MVP titles under her belt and a hole in one. In her downtime, Zoe loves to travel and cook for her friends and family.
Originally from New Zealand, Sam is finishing his BBA in Accounting and currently works for an international transport and logistics company. In the summer of 2018, Sam attended some short courses at the University of Cambridge in strategic management. Sam has a passion for case competitions and has represented Bishop’s in Rotterdam, Halifax, Toronto, and will go to Seattle this spring. Sam was captain of the Bishop’s delegation to JDC Central in Guelph this year. Following graduation, Sam is excited about the upcoming birth of his first child and continuing his career development.
Charlene Marion (Coach)
Charlene is originally from a small town in Eastern Quebec. She came to Bishop’s to study Human Resources many years ago, which she competed on the 2006 Championship NIBS team in Oslo. Charlene is passionate about experiential learning and currently completing her Master’s degree in that subject. She also has graduate work in change management. In her spare time, she coaches basketball, bakes cupcakes, and spends time her little girl.
Bill Robson (Coach)
A NIBS coach since the beginning of time, Bill has also been a strategy and human resources professor at Bishop’s for over 30 years. Although retired, he still teaches courses for fun in Change Management, Innovation, Business Policy, and Case Preparation. In his spare time, Bill oversees operations for the men’s rugby team at Bishop’s (a team he coached for decades), enjoys story telling, and cooking up a storm.