Tim Field, the Advisor to the MBA Case Competition Program, joined Concordia University in 2000. Currently he is teaching in the Management Department in the areas of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics in the MBA, EMBA and undergraduate programs. In addition, to his teaching, he is a Partner at KOMAND Consulting (komand.ca). His industry experience includes, ten years in the Aerospace industry, five years as an entrepreneur in both the automotive and marketing fields and currently as a management consultant having provided services to the Retail, Biotechnology, Telecommunications, Aerospace, Manufacturing, IT and Brewing industries.
Bethea Clarke – President.
Bethea was excited about participating in case competitions even before applying for her MBA! Since joining the program, she has competed in competitions hosted by ICOP, HEC, SFU and MCC, which her team won. After completing her BA in Political Science, Bethea made it her mission to travel the world, visiting over 60 countries. Passionate about tourism, she has worked in this field for 15 years across 8 Canadian provinces. As President of the CCC, Bethea’s mission will be to encourage as many students as possible to discover the enriching learning and teamwork experiences that come with participating in case competitions.
Anastasia Baikouskaya – Vice President, Finance.
Anastasia has 4 years of experience in the healthcare field. She has always had analytical mindset and participated in numerous projects aimed at improving patient outcomes and optimizing day-to-day workflow of nurses. As VP of Finance and Analytics, Anastasia aims to maintain financial soundness and transparency and use data to make CCC the club that plays an important role in helping students achieve their personal and professional goals.
Aravindhan Balasubramanian– Vice President, Logistics.
With a Bachelor’s in electrical engineering, Aravindhan has around three years of experience working in diverse industries such as an Ed-Tech-based Startup, IT software development MNC, and a law firm. The drive to become a consultant propelled him to compete in Case Competitions. Securing a Semi-Final berth at the Retail Innovation Challenge hosted by McGill University further enticed him to compete in more such competitions. As VP Logistics at CCC, he would like to share his passion towards case competition and cater to the needs of fellow students who are willing to be part of the awesome case cracking experience.
Aswin Thiru Puram – Vice President, Marketing.
Aswin is a Mechanical Engineer with 10 years of experience in sales and business development. Prior to business school, he worked as a Key Account Manager for South Asia in the Automotive segment. Endlessly fascinated by the scope of growing businesses through digital marketing; he is also a travel enthusiast on a mission to see the world on his plate- one city and café at a time. Aswin was hooked to case competitions ever since his first bootcamp. Not only were they a super fun way to apply classroom concepts in real world scenarios, it also was a great way to e-meet more of his cohort and collaborate on cases. His vision for the VP Marketing role is two-fold: To raise awareness amongst the audience regarding the learning as well as fun aspects of case competitions; and to transfer the collective wisdom of the club to the cohort as analysis and presentations are meta skills that are applicable pretty much anywhere.
Bharti Krishna – Vice President, Communications.
Bharti is an electrical engineer with over four years of experience in Information Technology and Management Consulting. She is enthusiastic about leveraging her leadership and teamwork skills towards sustainable business practices and believes means are as important as the end. The MBACCC provides a promising platform to further hone her business skills. As VP Communications she aims to ensure effective communication between the Committee and the students and further strengthen the relationship between the club and its corporate partners.
Sraddha Manda – Vice President, Internal Events.
A computer science engineer by background and a music enthusiast at heart, Sraddha has been a part of the technology industry as an SAP consultant for a little over 9 years prior to joining the John Molson School of Business. Since the beginning of her MBA journey, she was fascinated by case competitions and believes it to be synonymous to teamwork, learning and networking. As VP Internal events she wants to encourage more and more students to engage in case competitions and make CCC a go to club for all things learning, feedback and fun.