University of Guelph-Humber, Canada


Left to right: Emma Lal, Conor Kelly, Justin Medak (coach), Cristina Morrone, and Pankush Jhamat

About the Team

Emma Lal.  Born in Toronto, Emma is a fourth-year student, majoring in International Business. Since 2014, she has been involved in DECA, a not-for-profit organization that emphasizes professional development through case competitions, networking sessions, and professional development workshops. Emma plans to pursue a career in the field of law, and holds a special interest in the study of international law.

Conor Kelly.  Born in Toronto, Conor is a third-year student, majoring in International Business. He has experience in a wide variety of student competitions, including the 2017 Dalhousie Ethics in Action case competition. Currently, Conor is completing an internship at a Toronto-based logistics management firm and hopes to become a management consultant. He holds dual Canadian and Irish citizenship and is very interested in travel.

Justin Medak (Coach).  Born in Toronto, Justin is the Assistant Program Head of Business at the University of Guelph-Humber. He has a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University, an MBA from McMaster University, a CA and CPA from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ontario and a PMP designation from the Project Management Institute. Prior to working as a University administrator, Justin spent 5+ years at Deloitte working in the Enterprise Risk practice, specializing in Internal Audit Services, Project Management and Data Governance.

Cristina Morrone.  Born in Toronto, Cristina is a third-year student, with a focus in Accounting. Currently, she is the Vice President of Operations on the University of Guelph-Humber’s DECA chapter. Cristina is currently employed by Humber College where she empowers students to further their studies through enrolling in continuing education classes. She has international experience travelling to Spain and Ireland, and plans to further develop her business acumen and pursue a career within the area of strategy.

Pankush Jhamat.  Born in Toronto, Pankush is a third-year student majoring in International Business. Currently, he works as a general manager at Supreme Wire Products, a manufacturing business that specializes in metal displays. He is focusing on sales growth, project management, project financing and the development of old and new customer relationships. In 2017, Pankush participated in and achieved first place in a national ethics case competition sponsored by Scotiabank. He plans on pursuing a career within the manufacturing and retail sales industry on an international platform.