Since Top Ad
where are they now?

Bram Warshafsky

Smith School of Business, Queen’s Universiry
2010  Top Ad Winner 

Named as one of the 2014 “Top 30 Under 30” by Marketing Magazine, Bram Warshafsky is the co-founder of 5Crowd, a Canadian startup that connects marketing departments with top freelance professionals in over 150 cities. 5Crowd is a trusted partner to clients like Labatt, Microsoft, Telus, and McDonald’s and the company was recently acquired by sgsco, a global leader in marketing production owned by ONEX. Bram is also a software developer and is currently leading a team at sgsco that is tackling intrapreneurial technology-based projects. Before taking the entrepreneurial leap, he held various roles within brand management and digital marketing at Johnson & Johnson.

Mark Scattolan

DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University 2010 Top Ad Winner

Since the competition Mark has appeared on CBC’s Dragon’s Den, scoring a $120,000 investment for “Hangry”. One glance at Mark’s resume and you’ll quickly realize that this bright and talented individual does not accept the status quo – making him a fierce entrepreneur.

Ryan Moran

DeGroote School of Bsuiness, McMaster University 2012 Top Ad Winner

Since the competition Ryan became the Senior Manager of Marketing with the Niagara Parks Commission, as well as the Vice-President of CoMotion Group. 

Alumni Testimonials

“You get so much more out of it than you put into it.”

David Sherrard, McMaster University, 2nd Place 2007

National Manager, Product Management, Mercedes-Benz Canada

“Going through this program single-handedly changed the course of my own career and where I ended up. “

Maya Cieszynska, University of Alberta, Winner 2011

Brand Manager, Zoom Media

“I came for the car, stayed for the experience; and left with a job!”

Alex Dias, Ryerson University, Winner 2014

District Manager , General Motors

Career Beginnings

Kennedy Crawford

2013 Top Ad Winner 

 Account Supervisor – Ogilvy & Mather

Kailee Jamieson

2012 Top Ad Winner 

Zones Sale Leader – PepsiCo.

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