How Did They Get There?
How Did They Get There?
An Alumni Panel
Choosing a career path can be hard. Come listen to Brock graduates talk about their personal education/ career paths and industry experience. Panelists will discuss industry trends and advise students on strategies for getting a job in their chosen field.
Neil Culp (BA '04, MBA '06)
HR Solutions Consultant, Niagara Region
Neil Culp is a Manager in the Human Resources division of the Niagara Region, working as a Strategic HR Business Partner for the Region's largest department. In this role, Neil is responsible for supporting the Senior Management Team, of the Community Services Department, for the development and execution of their HR Strategy, and consults with managers on daily HR operational issues of all varieties.
In the six years since earning his Masters in Business, Neil has worked in progressively senior HR roles in a number of industries, with most of his time focusing on Labour Relations within multi-union environments, Compensation Management and Human Capital Analytics. Neil has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, an MBA with a focus in Human Resource Management, and his Certified Human Resources Professional Designation. As well, Neil has been published in multiple academic peer reviewed journals, has been a part-time instructor for the past 5 years at the now Goodman School of Business, and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Niagara Chapter of the Human Resources Professionals Association.
Michael Kemp (BBA '08)
Financial Security Advisor, Kemp Financial
Michael Kemp was born and raised in Niagara Falls. In 2003, Michael left Canada to pursue a baseball scholarship in Virginia at George Mason University. After dealing with a nagging shoulder injury for two years, he came back home and decided to finish his Business Degree with Brock University. While at Brock, Michael was a member of the Men’s Varsity Basketball Team, who were fortunate enough to win the National Championship in 2008. Upon graduation Michael left Niagara to take on a sales position with Cintas Canada in Toronto for 2 years. In 2010, he came back to Niagara to help grow his family business. At Kemp Financial Group, their mission is to help young professionals, athletes, business owners, and families with their financial security; ensuring that they are building upon their financial future in the most productive and stable ways possible. Working in this industry allows Michael to build relationships with great people, watching their plan grow as they build and grow with it. For Michael, it is so satisfying to know that one person can have such an impact on peoples’ lives on a daily and long term basis.
Sara Glover (BA ,09)
Prospect Researcher, Wilfred Laurier University
Dave Mammoliti (BA '07)
Business Development Administrator, Executive Education, DeGroote School of Business
Allen McKay (BA '91, BBA '03)
Associate Director, Niagara Emergency Medical Services
Adrian Thiessen (BA '09)
President Fourgrounds Media Inc