The Intouch Editorial Board operates exclusively for the advancement of the Ivey Business School and its alumni magazine, Intouch, by fostering mutual communication and support between the School and its alumni body and by providing valuable feedback to improve the alumni experience through the publication. It has an advisory capacity for the editorial staff in the Ivey Alumni Relations department.
Peter Furnish, HBA 1992
Peter Furnish serves as Vice-President of Marketing at Cineplex Inc, one of Canada’s leading entertainment companies. Prior to that he held progressively senior roles on category leading brands HBO, Virgin Mobile, Budweiser (Labatt Breweries), and the Walt Disney Company. Peter currently serves on the board of the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) and is also a member of the Board of Governors at Royal St. George’s College in Toronto.
Terri Garton, Director, Alumni Relations, Ivey Business School
With over 15 years of progressive Alumni Relations experience at the Ivey Business School, Terri Garton has had the privilege to work with the Ivey Alumni Network Board of Directors, the Intouch Editorial Board, and the Advancement team to build a world-class alumni program. With more than 40 per cent alumni engagement year over year, the strength and depth of the Alumni Network is clearly unique to Ivey and is considered by many to be a differentiator in the market.
Katherine Scarrow, EMBA 2015
Before moving into the role of digital strategist for the Globe and Mail’s content studio, Katherine Scarrow was the editor of the Report on Small Business section. She is also the chief marketing officer of BareBones Bartending and has served as a branding consultant to tech startup Nanolytix.
Katherine completed her EMBA at the Ivey Business School in 2016.
Luke Sklar, HBA 1978
As the founder of Sklar Wilton & Associates, Luke has spent almost 30 years working to create a place, where smart people can come to work and make a real difference in the lives of their clients.
He embodies the SW&A mantra of helping others succeed and primarily does it by holding up a mirror to his and his clients’ business to get to the guts of the issue.
Luke Began his career at General Foods in 1978. Today Sklar Wilton & Associates helps companies like Mars, Canadian Tire, and Tim Horton’s make smarter, fact-based decisions.
Luke was inducted into the AMA Marketing Hall of Legends in 2015.
Jeff Weiss, HBA 1986, MBA 1991
With over 25 years of marketing experience on both the client and agency sides of the business, Jeff has a solid understanding of what it takes to be successful in marketing to women. His stints at Pepsi, Gillette, Dannon and Sprint Canada helped to hone his marketing and business skills, while working with clients including Kraft, KitchenAid, Unilever and the Dairy Farmers of Canada ensures that the agency develops and executes brand-building programs that resonate with women.
In addition to running Harbinger, Jeff is also an active Board Member for the Toronto Santa Claus Parade and a member of the Editorial Board for the Ivey’s alumni magazine. In his spare time, Jeff can often be seen on the tennis court with his family.