Meet The Team.

Welcome! We are delighted to introduce you to the talented and dedicated individuals behind Signify 2023. Each team member brings their unique skills, expertise, and passion to the table, working collaboratively to make this event exceptional. Get to know the faces and stories that make our team exceptional and discover what drives them in their pursuit of excellence.

Project Manager and Logistics Leads

George Mirion

Project Manager

“I joined the team because I wanted the opportunity to collaborate on a project with my peers and challenge myself by taking on a leadership role. Being part of Signify 2023 has been great! This year’s Signify team is so talented that they all bring something unique. Collaborating with them is an honour, and I am excited about the event!”

Jordan Luu

Logistics Lead

“Throughout my professional and academic career, I’ve had the chance to work on many wonderful events. From student events to professional conferences, event planning that is catered towards higher education is something I never expected to grow enthusiasm for. It is the one type of communication-related work where you see the final product and everyone’s reaction to it live in a single space. This event has given me the opportunity to support my colleagues and their professional portfolios for one last time before graduation! I’m excited to lead the event logistics and planning this year, both in-person and virtually, for signify 2023!

Marketing and Social Media Leads

Liam Shapiro

Marketing Lead

“To me, solving problems is one of the best feelings on the planet. Signify presented a lot of unique challenge for me, and I am absolutely delighted to show everyone what we’ve been working on, and hopefully, someone else will be inspired by my work.”

Abby Waldman

Social Media Lead

“I am so excited to be the social media lead for Signify this year! I was excited to join and help promote the event and all the great work of the students in the program while also working with other students who are equally passionate about the event. I’ve really enjoyed working with the team, and I can’t wait to see how the event turns out!”

Industry Leads

Amanda Pablo

Industry Lead

“I’m very excited to be an Industry Leader on this year signify team. I am passionate about cultivating a community for signify which as included networking to bring in industry professionals. Additionally, I’ve really enjoyed collaborating with our team and the extended Signify leaders, it’s been a great learning experience. Looking forward to the show!”

Madeline Bower

Industry Lead

“I am one of the industry leads for the 2023 Signify event. I joined the team as I found it a great opportunity to make friends, learn new skills, and collaborate with my peers on something incredible. I have had a blast working with the whole Signify team and I am looking forward to the event!”

Jessica Hupalo

Industry Lead

“I became a Signify Industry lead because I wanted to create a space for my peers to network and connect with multidisciplinary industry members. In my role, I was instrumental in mobilizing a diverse range of industry members to attend Signify. My hope for this year’s Signify is to elicit impactful conversations with various industry members, peers and TMU faculty and help students feel confident with entering the job force after school.”

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Leads

Sydney Garden

EDI Lead

“I am passionate about social justice and will pursue a Master’s in Human Resource Management with a focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the University of Stirling in Scotland this fall. Though my background is in marketing, I volunteered as the EDI co-lead for ProCom’s Signify and actively contributed to the capstone showcase, reinforcing my career direction. I’m excited to continue my journey in EDI and make a positive impact in the field.”

Mark Johnson

EDI lead

“I am very passionate about human rights. I have an extensive background in the hospitality and food service industries, and I plan on honing my communication skills to work in a non-profit sector in the near-future. I joined Signify to ensure that anyone from any background feels welcomed and encouraged at this year’s event. I have learned so much, and I hope to explore even more of the EDI field for years to come!”.