Intouch alumni magazine is distributed twice a year  in the spring and fall — to all Ivey Business School HBA, MSc, MBA, EMBA, and PhD graduates and students, as well as to faculty, staff, and friends of the School. Published by the Advancement Department, it provides readers with School news, Ivey Alumni Network updates, class notes, faculty research, and the accomplishments of a broad array of alumni.

Edgeworth Intouch Fall 2016
September 06, 2016

Clicks & Mortar

Ivey alums are leading in the ever-changing retail world. They share how they’re adapting, and what it takes to ensure a great online shopping experience for customers.

Coleman Intouch Fall 2016
September 06, 2016

Buy Small, Grow Big

Ivey graduates explain why they bought existing companies (instead of starting their own), and how they’ve revitalized these businesses into thriving successes.

Duet Intouch Fall 2016
September 06, 2016

Duet: Diane-Laure Arjaliès & Vaughan Radcliffe

Diane-Laure Arjaliès and Vaughan Radcliffe strive to make accounting interesting for their students through effective teaching, guidance—and not telling them what to think.

Lois Intouch Fall 2016
September 06, 2016

Left Turn: Lois Nahirney, MBA ’90

Lois Nahirney, MBA ’90, traded a career as an executive in the oil and gas sector for an entrepreneurial role as CEO of dnaPower, one of Canada’s first lifestyle DNA companies.

Braga Intouch Fall 2016
September 06, 2016

Passions: Margherita Braga, HBA ’09

Margherita Braga, HBA ’09, is part of Deloitte’s Human Capital Consulting group in Toronto—but in her spare time, she’s leading her rowing team as the “coxie” for their boat.

Troosts Intouch Fall 2016
September 06, 2016

Giving to Ivey: Quality Counts

Bill Troost, MBA ’75, and his wife Kathleen recognize the vital role scholarships, teaching and research play in attracting top students.

Classof Intouch Fall 2016
September 06, 2016

Bird’s-Eye View: Class of 2016 (PDF)

See our recently graduated class of 2016 from a new perspective. Get the full picture on our programs and graduates. How does it all stack up to your time at Ivey?

Ablitt Intouch Fall 2016
September 06, 2016

Going Viral: Diply.com

Taylor Ablitt, HBA ’10, runs the second-largest social entertainment website in the world.

Bouk Intouch Fall 2016
September 06, 2016

On the Right Side of the Curve

Tony Bouk, MBA ’05, enjoys solving problems—and with his company GreenBug Energy, he’s doing just that through ancient technology.

Class Liaisons Intouch Fall 2016
September 06, 2016

Connecting Classmates

Some Ivey classes are missing out on the benefits of having an engaged Class Liaison due to vacant volunteer roles that need filling. Is your class "orphaned?'

Dangerous Hobbies Jump Intouch Spring 2016
March 09, 2016

Limitless: Dangerous Hobbies

These Ivey graduates are risk takers who push the limits in their spare time, pursuing dangerous hobbies for more than just the thrills.

David Schned Intouch Spring 2016
March 09, 2016

Getting Better: Healthcare Innovation

Technological innovation is changing the face of healthcare, and Ivey alumni are helping make it happen.

Danielle The Intouch Spring 2016
March 09, 2016

Coder with a Cause

Danielle Thé, MSc ’12, is building technology solutions that improve the lives of people in developing countries.

Doug Woywitka Intouch Spring 2016
March 09, 2016

Left Turn: Doug Woywitka, MBA ’93

Doug Woywitka, MBA ’93, left a career in the telecom industry to run a horse farm. He and his wife now breed and train some of the top sport horses in North America.

Duet Intouch Spring 2016
March 09, 2016

Duet: Yasser Rahrovani & Derrick Neufeld, PhD ’97

Yasser Rahrovani recently joined Ivey’s faculty, bringing with him fresh ideas. Professor Derrick Neufeld, PhD ’97, is showing Rahrovani the ropes.

Tim Godfrey Intouch Spring 2016
March 09, 2016

Passions: Tim Godfrey, MBA ’79

Tim Godfrey, MBA ’79, is taking his one-man show on tour, playing for Ontario seniors who share his love of music and make him feel like the rock star he once wanted to be.

Dsa Awards Intouch Spring 2016
March 09, 2016

Inspired: Meet Ivey’s Top Alumni Award Recipients for 2015

Each year, the Ivey Alumni Network presents awards to deserving individuals at Homecoming. Meet our 2015 award recipients.

Skai Intouch Spring 2016
March 09, 2016

A Taste for Adventure

Skai Dalziel, HBA ’04, finds the road less travelled leads to a Canadian first.

Duet Intouch Fall 2015 Thumb
September 01, 2015

Duet: Michael King & Craig Dunbar

Craig Dunbar and Michael King share a passion for finance and a talent for repartee. Oh, and they both agree that Monopoly is not a metaphor for the world of high finance.

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September 01, 2015

Left Turn: Rami Helali, HBA ’10

The simple joy of a perfect T-shirt—soft, well cut, quietly cool. Rami Helali, HBA ’10, is delivering the goods, and helping revive the Egyptian cotton industry in the process. Helali left his “dream job” to develop a business selling gloriously soft Egyptian cotton clothing.

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September 01, 2015

Passions: Kyra Huntington, HBA ’11

When a career in consulting was wearing her down, Kyra Huntington, HBA ’11, re-energized by volunteering her skills for six months in Tanzania, Africa with the Clinton Health Access Initiative.

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September 01, 2015

Make or Break

From high-end jewelry, medications and cardboard, to steel containers and adhesives, Ivey alumni are making it, making things. By focusing on innovation, quality and customers, they’re keeping their enterprises successful during a time of change.

Museums Intouch Fall 2015
September 01, 2015

Day at the Museum

They come. They see. They learn. They buy (maybe). Museums and art galleries are special places—the keepers of our culture and heritage, and sometimes highly successful enterprises. Seven alumni talk about why museums and art galleries matter.

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September 01, 2015

Class of 2015

The unique Ivey experience starts when you walk through the door for the first time. And doesn’t end with graduation, or perhaps even with retirement. Students graduating in 2015 reflect on where it all started and what they will take with them from the School.

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September 01, 2015

Ladies Helping Ladies Learn to Code

Heather Payne, HBA ’09, and Melissa Sariffodeen, HBA ’10, are working to bridge the technology gender gap.

Tiesthatbind Intouch Fall 2016
September 01, 2015

The Ties That Bind

Class Liaisons Juliet Atha, HBA ’85, MBA ’91, and Mary Lou Hukezalie, EMBA ’02, have kept their classmates in contact over the years.

Lynn Andreas Winter2015intouch
March 16, 2015

Duet: Lynn Imai & Andreas Schotter, EMBA ’04, PhD ’09

Lynn Imai and Andreas Schotter, EMBA ’04, PhD ’09, are globe-trotters with a passion for international business.

Leftturn Winter2015intouch
March 16, 2015

Left Turn: Laura Rietveld, MBA ’04

Laura Rietveld, MBA ’04, left a successful career in publishing to become a writer and director. Her first documentary, Okpik’s Dream, will be shown on national television this year.

Passions Winter2015intouch
March 16, 2015

Passions: Wendy Liu, BESc/HBA’13

Wendy Liu, BESc/HBA ’13, has built an online following of thousands for her quick and easy sewing lessons.

Upwardly Mobile Winter2015intouch
March 16, 2015

Upwardly Mobile

Mobile phones that know you better than you know yourself. Drones that can track a lost pet. Mobile scanners that sound like a Star Trek Tricorder. The mobile revolution is under way, and the sky may not be the limit.

Fight Club Winter2015intouch
March 16, 2015

Fight Club

They say that business is war. But these Ivey alumni have experienced both war and business and have a more nuanced perspective.