Young alumni recognized by Avenue Magazine

    Six School of Business alumni make “Top 40 Under 40” lists of Alberta entrepreneurs, innovators, researchers and artists.

    November 4, 2019

    Avenue Edmonton and Avenue Calgary have released their annual “Top 40 Under 40” lists, and once again, the Alberta School of Business is well represented. Six Business alumni made the annual celebration of the province’s younger movers and shakers, topping all other faculties at the U of A. Congratulations!

    Adam Brown (‘12 BCom, '18 MBA)

    CEO, Nanolog Audio, Inc.

    Why he’s a 2019 Top 40 Under 40: He uses music to advance the work of scientists and business knowledge to advance the work of musicians. Continue reading about Adam.

    Adam Brown

    Photograph by Daniel Wood


    Sheldon Croome (‘10 BCom)

    President and CEO, Atlas Biotechnologies

    Why he’s a 2019 Top 40 Under 40: He facilitates groundbreaking research related to medical cannabis. Continue reading about Sheldon.

    Sheldon Croome

    Photograph by Curtis Trent


    Laura Kinghorn (‘07 BCom)

    Director, Tiffany & Co. Edmonton

    Why she’s a 2019 Top 40 Under 40: She directs one of the world’s most iconic brands and advocates for the retail industry. Continue reading about Laura.

    Laura Kinghorn

    Photograph by Aaron Pedersen


    Jillene Lakevold (‘06 BCom)

    Vice President Manufacturing, All Weather Windows

    Why she’s a 2019 Top 40 Under 40: She’s a trailblazer in charitable works and the manufacturing business. Continue reading about Jillene.

    Jillene Lakevold

    Photograph by Aaron Pedersen


    Qaasim Mian (‘18 MBA)

    Resident Physician, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta

    Why he’s a 2019 Top 40 Under 40: “He develops solutions for health issues in developing nations.” Continue reading about Qaasim.

    Qaasim Mian

    Photograph by Curtis Trent


    Naomi Stefura (‘03 BCom)

    Chief Financial Officer, Melcor Developments and Melcor REIT

    Why she’s a 2019 Top 40 Under 40: “She helps her company and city grow.” Continue reading about Naomi.

    Naomi Stefura

    Photograph by Aaron Pedersen