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About us

The John Molson School of Business (JMSB) Career Management Services (CMS) philosophy is based on value creation to help students and alumni reach professional success. The CMS team is also dedicated to building sustainable relationships with our partners in the business community.

We proactively coach our students to enhance the necessary skills to build one’s confidence and to effectively navigate today’s complex and competitive marketplace. We develop key strategic alliances with our alumni community, our faculty members, our Concordia University executive, and other business schools across Canada, to stay abreast on current industry trends and employer needs.

CMS is proud to offer an extensive variety of career management services to all current JMSB students and alumni. Users of our services are expected to adhere to professional standards of conduct at all times to help maintain the school and career centre’s reputation. By accepting the Principles of Professional Conduct framework, you can openly and fairly use our services and experience a rewarding career management process. As well, our clients will fully appreciate the JMSB experience as one that encapsulates true professionalism across our students and institution.

Read the full description of the Principles of Professional Conduct in English.

Meet our staff

Claudio Ciampanelli
Claudio Ciampanelli, Department Assistant

Front line contact for operational and technical support to the department and JMSB Career Management Services stakeholder groups.



Tammy Buononno
Tamilia (Tammy) Buonanno-Marcheschi, Employer Relations 

Career Experience: Tammy has several years of experience in Talent acquisition as well managing employer activities and events related to campus recruitment. Her professional experience includes mandates completed at CIBC, BMO, Aerotek and McGill University.

Education: Bachelor of Commerce (Management), JMSB - Concordia University


Celia Johnston
Celia Johnston, Marketing and Events Assistant

Education: Bachelor of Commerce (BComm), Double Major in Marketing and Human Resource Management, Concordia University


Mai-Gee Hum
Mai-Gee Hum, Director

Career Experience: Mai-Gee joined JMSB in 2007 as Associate Director of Recruitment, Graduate Programs, and developed effective student recruitment strategies and program awareness campaigns. Until recently, Mai-Gee was JMSB's Communications Officer. In that role, she contributed to branding efforts through increased media presence and the creation of compelling communications materials to showcase JMSB's research and academic excellence.

Education: MSc (Management), HEC Montreal; BA (Distinction), Major: Psychology, Minor: East Asian Studies, McGill University

Contact for: Consultation with employers, and students of all levels of the JMSB community.


Louise Côté
Louise Côté, Business Development Manager

Career Experience: Louise has several years experience in management, client relations, business development and training in the private and non-profit sectors, at both regional and international levels.  Prior to joining the JMSB CMS team, Louise worked at IATA’s Training and Development Institute as Manager – Channel Partners Business Development.

 BAdmin minor in MIS, Concordia University

Contact for: Consultation with employers, and JMSB alumni.


Mary Wargachuk
Mary Wargachuk, Career Advisor

Career Experience: Mary has several years of experience in management, event planning, talent acquisition, training and development as well as employer relations. 

Education: M.A. Educational Studies, Concordia University; Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP); BComm Major: Human Resources Management, Minor: Education, JMSB - Concordia University

Advisor for: BComm Accounting, Human Resource Management, and Economics undergraduate students.


Susanne Thorup
Susanne Thorup, Career Advisor

Career Experience: Susanne has extensive experience working in Career Advising, Career Counselling, and Human Resources both in Canada and the U.S. Prior to joining Concordia, Susanne worked as the Assistant Director for Internship Programs at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend Indiana.

Education: MSc (Counselling and Human Services) Indiana University,: BA Major: International Relations, Minor: French, California State University, Chico

Advisor for International Student Programs, BComm Finance and International Business Students


Career Advisor

Advisor for B.Admin, Business Technology Management, Management,  Marketing, Supply Chain Operations 


Bob Menard
Bob Menard, Graduate Career Advisor

Career Experience: Bob has been advising graduate-level students at JMSB for the last fifteen years. He spent nine years working in the private education sector.

 MBA, Schulich School of Business; BComm, McGill University

Advisor for: MBA, MSc, DIA/DSA, CPA and GDBA/GCBA students.


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