New professors welcomed to Sheridan’s Faculty of Business

Ashley Bennington

Ashley Bennington is located mainly at the Hazel McCallion Campus and will teach in the Human Resources programs. Ashley Bennington is a Certified HR Professional (CHRP) and holds an MBA and a BBA from Simon Fraser University, where he was an Adjunct Professor the last 5 years. Ashley has extensive experience in HR consulting to the Fraser Health Authority, BC Hydro, the BC Government, and the Canada Revenue Agency. He is a specialist in HR metrics, business intelligence, research, workforce planning, and strategy.

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Brent Bertrand

Brent Bertrand is located at the Hazel McCallion Campus and will teach in the Accounting programs.  At the University of Toronto Brent taught financial and management accounting in the Commerce, MBA, and Master of Management and Professional Accounting programs. After his CA designation, Brent worked as Controller and Chief Financial Officer of several companies, and in 1992 set up his own consulting practice.  Brent holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University and an MBA from the University of Toronto.

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Anthony Celani

Anthony Celani is located mainly at the Hazel McCallion Campus and will teach in the Human Resources programs. Celani received a Ph.D in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management from McMaster University, and a Master of Industrial Relations from Queen’s University.  Anthony has experience in Labour Relations, Human Resources Management, and Organizational Development at Siemens Canada Limited, Loblaw Companies Limited, and McMaster University.

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Lorraine Cipparrone

Lorraine Cipparrone is located mainly at the Hazel McCallion Campus and will teach in the Accounting programs.  Lorraine Cipparrone is a Certified General Accountant (CGA), an entrepreneur and an educator with experience in a variety of industries. Principal in the firm, Lorraine Cipparrone CGA, she provides accounting and taxation services to both personal and corporate clients. Cipparrone is also President of SunStorm Consulting Inc., a company that provides information system consulting services with emphasis on bridging the gap between accounting and information technology.

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Jeff Fairley

Jeff Fairly is located mainly at the Trafalgar Campus and will teach in the Finance programs.  After completing his B. Comm at McGill, Jeff worked for the BMO Nesbitt Burns brokerage firm at the Toronto Stock Exchange. He received a Masters in Finance at the London School of Economics and joined the Bank of Nova Scotia in investment banking. Fairley spent 12 years in Tokyo, running the trading rooms of both the bank and its Scotia McLeod brokerage subsidiary.

Jeff left Scotiabank to start his own finance company which provides short term funding to small and mid-sized companies. Along the way Jeff also earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation and became a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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Alison Feierabend

Alison Feierabend is located mainly at the Davis Campus and will teach in the Accounting programs. She holds a Masters of Business Administration,  Athabasca University, CMA designation, Teaching the Adult Learner Certificate,  Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, Recreation and Leisure Services Honours Diploma,  Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Accounting Major McMaster University.

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Olga Kaminer

Olga Kaminer is located mainly at the Hazel McCallion Campus and will teach in the Business Process Management programs. Kaminer holds a Ph.D. – Business Administration, 2010, Operations Management and Information Systems Department, Schulich School of Business, M.Sc. (Cum Laude) – Industrial Engineering, 2003, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, The William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management.

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Michael Meehan

Michael Meehan is located mainly at the Davis Campus and will teach in the Accounting programs.Meehan holds an MBA and CMA and has held a number of different roles including auditor, tax consultant, manager of budgeting and planning, and financial systems implementation consultant. Meehan has worked closely with a number of senior management teams in manufacturing, wholesaling, marketing as well as service organizations. His focus has generally been on the delivery of management information to support the analysis and planning needs of an organization.

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Natasha Pshenitsyna

Natasha Pshenitsyna is located mainly at the Davis Campus and will teach Math.  Pshenitsyna holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia and Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France and a MSc in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Laboratory of Computational Mathematics, Department of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, Russia.

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Vik Singh

Vik Singh is located mainly at the Davis Campus and will teach in the Accounting programs.  Vik holds a MBA in Finance from Schulich School of Business at York University and a MA in Economics from University of Regina as well as industry certifications including CSC and LLQP. He is currently pursuing the CAIA and the CFA program. An avid writer and publisher, Vik is featured as a national research expert with the Canadian Black Book.

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