OUR TEAM

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The Sobey School of Business Commerce Society is a student run society at Saint Mary’s University whose goal is to provide students with networking opportunities, as well as business and university resources, while helping to inspire peer to peer engagement. Our executive team is comprised of volunteer undergraduate students pursuing a degree at Saint Mary's University.

Logan Waters
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Co-President

 
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Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Logan is a fourth-year Bachelor of Commerce student pursuing a double major in management and entrepreneurship. He is excited to take on his new role as the Co-President for the 2022-2023 academic year. During his time as Co-President Logan intends to continue the growth of the Commerce Society along with streamlining how the society operates. He looks forward to this opportunity to further develop his leadership and management skills while gaining real life experience in his fields of study. Logan also has a passion for entrepreneurship and small business and hopes to foster ethical business values and an entrepreneurial spirit within the Sobey School of Business and Saint Mary’s University community.

Manav Khera, known commonly as MK is a fourth-year Bachelor of Commerce student majoring in Global Business Management. Manav was born in India and left his home country in 2018 in order to challenge himself and achieve. He loves to work in a team setting and reach a common goal while motivating his peers. As the Co-President this year, he is looking forward to enhancing the growth of the society as well as helping other students to reach their maximum potential. He loves to play and discuss about sports so that can be an icebreaker if you see him!

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Manav Khera (MK)
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Co-President

 
Queen-Esther Okundonor
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Vice-President

 
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Queen-Esther is a third-year student double majoring in Finance and Marketing. She grew up in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and is also called Omoye. As the Vice President this year, she is looking forward to getting out of her comfort zone, stepping up as a student leader, and helping other students do the same. Her main goal is to make the Commerce Society a safe group that offers all-round development to students. You will probably find her with a camera somewhere or volunteering with other SMU groups like SAGA, Pack Leaders (SMUSA) and the African society so feel free to say hi!

Ishaan is an international student originally from Chandigarh, India. He is a third-year Bachelor of Commerce student majoring in Finance and Entrepreneurship. He has been involved with the commerce society for the past 3 years and has taken the role of Financial Director for the current year. Ishaan can be seen actively involved in on-campus activities such as being a part of the SMU IMPACT Fund team and Bcomm Advising Centre. In his free time, Ishaan enjoys playing and watching sports and is always up for a conversation about his favorite teams.  

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Ishaan Singh
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Financial Director

 
Tia Chew
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Volunteer and Fundraising Coordinator

 
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Tia is a fourth-year Bachelor of Commerce Student from Taiwan pursuing a double major in Finance and Management. She is excited to be active in the Commerce Society as the Volunteer and Fundraising Coordinator for the 2022-2023 academic year. Tia intends to seek out valuable opportunities for members of the Commerce society. She is excited to develop her networking skills with the community as an executive member this year and hopes to create sustainable change in the future.

Jay was born and raised in North West River, NL, and is a second-year Bachelor of Commerce student with an intended major in Finance. He is looking forward to interacting with both new and familiar faces, along with gaining valuable experience by working with a team. Jay is passionate about creating events that keep people excited but intends to bring only professional writing in his role of Communications Director in the 2022-2023 academic year. He wishes to someday work in a position that will allow him to educate or support others with their Finances.

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Jay Blake
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Communications
Director

 
Hannah Birru
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External Engagement Officer
 
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Hannah was born in Ethiopia but grew up in mostly England and Canada. She is a third-year Bachelor of Commerce Student, with a double major in Economics and Finance. As the External Engagement Officer for the Commerce Society, Hannah is excited to grow in her role and connect with fellow peers. In her free time, Hannah enjoys hiking or swimming, or Netflix marathons on rainy days.

Carmen is a fourth-year Commerce student majoring in Global Business Management. She grew up in Riverview, New Brunswick and hopes to work in Corporate Social Responsibility in the future. During her time at SMU, Carmen is enrolled in the Co-op program, involved with the Commerce Society while also playing for the women's Field Hockey Team. She is excited to re-join the team as the Social Media Director and looks forward to engaging with fellow students

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Carmen Scott
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Social Media Director
 
Adrianna Timmons
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Event Coordinator
 
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Adrianna is a second-year Bachelor of Commerce student from Halifax with an intended double major in Management and Economics. As Event Coordinator for the 2022-2023 academic year, she hopes to promote professional development by creating events that aid to facilitate networking opportunities and highlight all that the Sobey School of Business and the surrounding Halifax business community have to offer. Along with her position in the Commerce Society, Adrianna is also a TA for the Intro to Business Management course and is looking forward to harnessing her organizational skills and becoming more involved in the Saint Mary’s Community.

Shayné is a fourth-year Bachelor of Commerce student from Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean who is pursuing a double major in Accounting and Economics. Shayné is happy and excited to be a part of the executive team as the Internal Engagement Officer. As the Internal Engagement officer, she would be responsible for getting students and staff engaged in society. She values growth and development and being a part of the team would allow her to provide resources and opportunities to others for their growth. She likes engaging and meeting new people and looks forward to a great academic year

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Shayné Edwards
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Internal Engagement Officer
Apoorva Dadwal
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IT Director

 
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Apoorva is a second-year international student from India pursuing a bachelor of commerce degree with a major in accounting and finance. Apoorva can be actively seen on campus volunteering with SMU SAGA and SMU WUSC society. Her role as an I.T. Director is to update the website and design the media content for the events.