New faculty for Sheridan School of Business programs
Greg Ball joins the Sheridan School of Business from a successful pharmaceutical marketing career with primary teaching as professor in Sheridan’s Marketing program. Most recently Ball was a principal with Isis Management Consulting where his projects included work in oncology strategy, commercial assessment of vaccine, biotech strategic options, strategic planning for a drug discovery company, and launch team management for biologicals.
Prior to this, Ball was with Bayer Healthcare where he was senior Vice-president, head, institutional (specialist) business, pharmaceuticals division and earlier at Bayer he was Vice-president, marketing, pharmaceuticals division, where he was responsible for a product management group of 23 employees and $234 million in annual sales.
Ball’s education includes an MBA in Marketing and Finance from York University, and a B.A. in Economics and English Literature also from York University. He has completed the Canadian Securities course and the Canadian Investment Management course.
Professor Golnaz Golnaraghi is a Student Advisor for the Sheridan Marketing program and is dedicated to student success and retention.
As part of her past experience she worked as manager of external relations for the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council. Golnaraghi’s prior positions were as Senior Marketing Manager for KPMG, a Commercial Account Manager for RBC Financial and as a Marketing Coordinator for Arthur Andersen.
Professor Golnaraghi is currently a pre-doctoral candidate in Business Administration with Athabasca University. She has an interest in cultural diversity and one of her recent assignments on this topic is being considered for publication. Golnaz has an MBA in Strategic Management from the University Of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing also from the University of British Columbia.
As an executive managing human resources teams, Tim O’Shea has worked in the U.K., North America, Europe, and the Caribbean. Professor O’Shea has helped fashion collective bargaining agreements in Canada and Cuba, as well as bargain face-to-face with different unions in a plant closure situation in Ontario. O’Shea is a hands-on human resources executive with experience that will greatly benefit our Human Resource Management program students.
Tim’s experience most recently includes being the Senior Director of Human Resources with AstraZeneca PLC in Canada, the U.K. and the USA. Prior to this O`Shea was the Industrial Relations Manager – Re-engagement, for Labatt Breweries of Canada / AMBEV – where he managed the industrial relations portfolio. Prior to that O`Shea was the Director of Human Resources in Toronto and Cuba for Labatt Breweries of Canada.
His former position was Vice-president of Human Resources & Corporate Leader-coach in Toronto with National Trust Company, a member of the Scotiabank Group. While there he was Team Leader, managing strategic and operational planning processes and an HR business plan of $185 million.
His previous position was Director of Corporate Human Resources for the famous Canadian icon J.D. Irving Limited, in New Brunswick, a family-owned diversified maritime manufacturing conglomerate with a 125-year history in Canada.
Tim has a Master of Arts degree, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences from Royal Roads University in British Columbia. Tim is a fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers, he has completed the Canadian Securities course and is a graduate of the Canadian Outward Bound Mountain School 14 day senior course in wilderness survival & teambuilding.
Sarah was a full-time professor at Sheridan College for 13 years from 1986 to 1999 in the School of English and General Arts & Science and returns to Sheridan in the School of Business as our professor of Business Communications. Most recently since 2008 Sarah has been a partial-load professor in the School Of Business at the Davis campus.
Professor Carter’s previous position was as a Learning Skills Counselor at the University of Western Ontario.
Prior to this Sarah worked in the U.K. as a Consultant Assessor in the Centre For Enabling And Learning Technologies for the University of Southampton in England. Her previous position was as an English teacher in the Bellemoor School and as a Learning Assistant at the county unit for visually challenged students at the Toynbee School in Southampton U.K.
Prior to originally joining Sheridan College, Sarah worked as a study skills instructor and counsellor at the universities of Waterloo, Guelph and at Wilfrid Laurier University. Professor Carter has master’s degrees and honours B.A. degrees in History and in English from the University of Guelph.