Alumni Spotlight: Rosemary Yeremian ’93

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BVG Alumni Rosemary Yeremian '93 and her X-energy Canada team won the 2021 Balance Means Business Award

Congratulations to Rosemary Yeremian ’93 and her X-energy Canada team on winning the 2021 Balance Means Business Award presented by the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries for “helping the nuclear industry to advance equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and for being a leader in demonstrating the value of gender diversity in enhancing business excellence.” Rosemary is the Vice President Corporate Strategy at X-energy and has over 20 years of executive experience in the nuclear, aerospace and military sectors.

Alumni Spotlight: Terence Yeung ’20

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BVG Alumni Spotlight Terence Yeung '20

Congratulations to Terence Yeung ’20 on winning the Silver Medal in U19 Singles representing Canada at the Pan American Youth Table Tennis Championships 2021 held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in September 2021. Terence made history by taking the highest podium in singles among Canadians in this tournament since its 2016 debut. In October 2021, Terence reached the podium again with a Bronze medal in Table Tennis Men Singles at the 2021 Canadian Championships held in Laval, Québec.

In December 2021, Terence competed at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Youth Championships held in Porto, Portugal representing Canada and reached quarterfinals with his U19 Mixed Doubles partner Amy Wang from the United States. Terence also played in Doubles and Singles in the U19 Boys division and was one of 32 boys and 32 girls in the world qualified to play in individual events at this annual prestigious event. Terence was the only Canadian and one of 4 North Americans invited for the U19 categories. With his Mixed Doubles pair reaching quarterfinals, Terence made history of having reached the highest placement for Canada in any categories at World Youth Championships since 2007. He also achieved his own personal high at #6 for Mixed Doubles pair and #15 for Mixed Doubles individual in the World Youth Ranking.

Additionally, Terence is honoured to be invited by Commonwealth Games Foundation of Canada to get involved in a fundraising project for Team Canada. The bracelets will be used in the official Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022. The official promotion will be distributed widely ahead of the Games, and Terence was featured in the November 2021 issue of the JoLee Magazine as the first promotion for this project. Please join us in recognizing Terence and help to support Team Canada in its journey to the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

We are very proud of Terence’s remarkable accomplishments in his table tennis career, and wish him many more success ahead as he continues his post-secondary studies at Western University while training and preparing for the championships.

Photo Source: Table Tennis Canada Facebook Page

Alumni Spotlight: Connor Mahony ’13

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BVG Career Breakfast alumni speaker Connor Mahony '13

Connor Mahony attended Bayview Glen from 2005 to 2012 and graduated from the Ivey Business School at Western University in 2017. After graduation, Connor worked as a management consultant at Deloitte, where he specialized in strategic planning, operating model design, customer experience design and digital transformation. Connor has advised clients in Canada and the U.S., working primarily with organizations in financial services, health care and the public sector. After four years in consulting, Connor recently joined Buf, an early stage technology start-up, where he currently manages operations and finance.

Alumni Spotlight: Kyle Trahair ’11

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BVG Career Breakfast alumni speaker Kyle Trahair '11

Kyle Trahair graduated from Bayview Glen in 2011 and is a Toronto-based Principal with the Boston Consulting Group. He spent 10 years at Bayview Glen, enjoying his experiences on the cross-country, tennis & swimming teams as well as the opportunity to enroll in several AP courses in his grade 11 and 12 years. Following his graduation from BVG he pursued his undergraduate degree at Western University, graduating from the Ivey School of Business in 2015. Following this, Kyle joined the Boston Consulting Group where he now specializes in advising consumer retail clients on strategic issues and opportunities to improve their operations with advanced analytics.

Alumni Spotlight: Christine Cruz-Clarke ’98

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BVG Alumna Christine Cruz-Clarke '98

Congratulations to #BVGAlumni Christine Cruz-Clarke ’98 on her new appointment as Chief Executive Officer at Balzac’s Coffee Roasters. Prior to joining Balzac’s, Christine spent over 18 years leading businesses and teams in CPG, Management Consulting and Sustainability in both Canada and Europe. Christine is a proud parent with two sons currently studying at Bayview Glen. We wish Christine continued success in her new career journey.

Click here to read the official press release from Balzac’s Coffee Roasters.

Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Jerjian ’06

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Career Breakfast Alumni Speaker Andrew Jerjian '05

Andrew Jerjian graduated from Bayview Glen in 2006 and is a Toronto-based associate in the Global Infrastructure & Projects Group at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. He has experience acting for lenders, export credit agencies, equity investors, sponsors and borrowers on a wide variety of international project development, finance and M&A transactions in the energy, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. Andrew has advised on transactions in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia in sectors including wind, solar PV, nuclear, oil & gas, shipping and smart metering. Andrew has been a lawyer at international law firms Clifford Chance LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP in London, UK. While in the UK, Andrew was seconded to HSBC as in-house counsel, where he worked on export, asset and infrastructure finance transactions. Andrew is a dual-qualified lawyer in New York and England. Prior to qualifying as a lawyer in England, Andrew pursued a two-year training contract at Clifford Chance LLP in London, UK. During his training contract, he worked in the corporate/M&A, energy & infrastructure and capital markets groups, as well as in the international arbitration group in Paris, France.

Alumni Spotlight: Ashley McKenzie ’05

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Career Breakfast Alumni Speaker Ashley McKenzie '05

Ashley McKenzie graduated from Bayview Glen in 2005 and is counsel for the Government of Ontario. She is currently counsel for the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. She has also acted as litigation counsel in the Constitutional Law Branch and legal counsel to the Deputy Attorney General. Ashley has extensive experience advising, acting for and representing the Crown across various subject areas. She has represented the Crown in constitutional litigation regarding carbon tax stickers, bargaining rights and minimum vision requirements for bus drivers. She had the unique opportunity to negotiate agreements to support the first Indigenous self-government arrangements in Ontario. She also advises on and drafts bills for consideration by the Legislature. As legal counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, Ashley’s portfolio included Indigenous justice, justice modernization initiatives and all civil legal advice and representation for the Province. Ashley graduated from the University of Toronto (Trinity College) with a Bachelor of Sciences (Hon.) in 2009, and from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2012. She started working for the Ontario government as a summer law student in 2010, where she focussed on criminal law and general civil litigation services.