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ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF RETAILING

The University of Alberta School of Retailing was founded in 1994 and has been committed to providing students with the guidance and tools to meet their professional aspirations in the retail industry. The School of Retailing was created to educate students through hands-on-learning while providing students with insight into their career paths. Over 200 students have completed the program and have gone on to have rewarding careers in the retail industry. The School of Retailing is home to an advisory board that represented 15 CEOs and founders from Retail Organizations across Canada.

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Ashley Clark

Digital Consultant

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Jeffrey Baglinit

Digital Consultant

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Selin Simsek

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Meet the Team

Our services are provided by talented Bachelor of Commerce students at the University of Alberta School of Business. Each of our Digital Consultants is trained in digital marketing, branding, and consulting in order to provide you with a high-quality and insightful experience. Meet our team below!

Digital Consultant

  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating: I would love to start a business doing brand design/graphic design while incorporating my marketing skills!

  • Fun fact: I danced competitively for 13 years!

  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating: I want to work with a team of nerds and continue to support brands

  • Fun fact: I find Esports really cool and I compete in the Hip Hop dance style of Breaking.

  • Major: Marketing

  • After graduating: I want to get into Product Design, more specifically Furniture design and start my own Furniture business!

  • Fun fact: My roommate and I foster up to 13 animals each year. It is very rewarding!

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Heather Thomson

​Executive Director

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  • History: one of the first people hired at Lululemon Athletica in Alberta in 2003, been with UofA SOR since 2018. Passionate about business and communities.

  • Fun fact: Insane sense of direction, dual citizen, been to Disneyworld/land 18 times.

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Jillyka Julianda

Project Lead

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  • MBA Candidate

  • After graduating: I want to work with executives on their most challenging business problems.

  • Fun fact: I am a foodie and I enjoy riding my motorcycle!

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Brooklyn St Louis

Project Coordinator

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  • Major: Operations Management 

  • After graduating: I would like to work in data analytics/visualization!

  • Fun fact: I grew up on a grain, sheep and beef farm an hour north of Edmonton