The University of Manitoba Finance Organization

Plays a major role in the career preparation of students by providing access to relevant investment and financial skills, various networking opportunities and career workshops.

UMFO Executives

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President

Isaiah Cockerill

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Isaiah is currently completing his degree with a double major in Finance and Marketing. His goal as President is to help students who are passionate about finance break into their desired careers. Isaiah has experience interning with Colliers International and CI Investments. This past summer he completed an internship with TD Securities in Capital Markets Risk Management. Isaiah enjoys golfing, fashion, and playing guitar. His favourite band is Blink-182.

Sebastian Nacionales

Co-Vice President

Sebastian is currently in his last year at the Asper School of Business with a double major in Finance and Marketing. As the Co-VP of UMFO he hopes to assist others that are passionate in finance to realize the many opportunities in the industry. In his free time Sebastian enjoys playing and watching sports (primarily hockey), watching films and being the manager of his slo-pitch team "The Ball Bangers."

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Carter Butterfield

Co-Vice President

Carter is in his final year at the Asper School of Business where he is pursuing majors in Finance and Marketing. Prior to being elected as Vice President, Carter served as Director of Corporate Relations for both UMFO and CSA. His goal for UMFO is to build real opportunities for students and corporate partners to connect. In his free time, Carter enjoys working out, playing guitar, and meeting new people.

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Justin Li

Director of Finance

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Justin is currently in his final year at the Asper School of Business pursuing a double major in Finance and Marketing. Following graduation, he plans to establish a career in the financial services industry. This summer, he will be completing an internship with RBC. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, music, and losing money betting on sports.

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Jay Muller

Director of Operations

Jay is pursuing a major in finance and logistics and supply chain management. He is passionate about working with others to grow their experience and break into the finance industry. In his free time he likes to play hockey, fish and snowboard.

Shea Philippe

Director of Corporate Relations

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Shea is currently completing her degree at the Asper School of Business with a double major in Accounting and Finance. Prior to being elected at Director of Corporate Relations, Shea served as Manager of Corporate Relations for the CSA. Her goal this year is to facilitate connections between finance students and the business community. In her spare time, Shea enjoys hiking, camping, and spending time with friends.

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Matheu Workum

Director of Corporate Relations

Mat is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Commerce degree at Apser with a major in Finance. His goal as a part of UMFO is to meet like-minded individuals and learn more about the finance industry. In his free time, Mat loves exercising, watching sports, playing golf, and listening to Luke Combs on a nice day outside.

Edward Glass

Director of Corporate Relations

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Edward is currently completing his degree at the Asper School of Business with a major in Finance. His goal for UMFO is to continue building strong relationships with key organizations across Canada, to maximize the networking opportunities for UMFO members. This summer he completed an internship with TD Securities (Toronto). Outside of school Edward enjoys golf, squash, and learning foreign languages. 

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Jarah Al Dabous

Director of Corporate Relations

Jarah is a Co-op student who is entering his last year at the Asper School of Business pursuing a double major in Finance and Entrepreneurship. He has prior experience interning at the Treasury Board Secretariat, and most recently completed his second Co-op placement with Deloitte’s Financial Advisory team. His goal as Director of Corporate Relations is to help share his strong passion for finance with others! In his free time, Jarah enjoys watching/playing sports (go Eagles!) and is an avid reader of non-fiction books.

Erica Forbes

Director of Events & Logistics

Erica is currently in her fourth year at the Asper School of Business with a double major in Marketing and Human Resources. Prior acting as Director of Events and Logistics for UMFO, Erica also served as Manager of Corporate Relations for the Commerce Students Association. During her term on UMFO Erica hopes to build and foster positive relationships between finance students and the greater business community. In her free time, Erica enjoys the occasional game of golf, a good home renovation DIY and, of course, country music. 

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Aman Mir

Director of Events & Logistics

Aman is in his third year at the Asper School of Business. Currently, he is pursuing double majors in Accounting and Finance. Aman is very passionate about Capital Markets and his goal for this year is to guide and support UMFO members to explore diverse careers paths within Accounting and Finance. He has also previously served as the International Engagement Coordinator for CSA and Director of Events and Logistics for UMFO. Aman has also done two internships at Canada Life in the Accounting and Finance division. In his free time, Aman likes to read books, watch space and science documentaries, and play soccer.

Laura Mickey

Director of Events & Logistics

Laura is currently completing her degree in Finance at the Asper School of Business. As the Director of Events and Logistics, she hopes to create opportunities for students to learn more about careers within the finance industry. She has experience in real estate and commercial leasing. This fall she will be interning with Burgundy Asset Management. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and trying new local restaurants. 

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Amara Richmond

Director of Events & Logistics

Amara is in her final year at the Asper School of Business where she is currently completing a double major in Finance and Marketing. As Director of Events and Logistics, Amara is looking forward to connecting with students who are passionate about finance and creating opportunities for them to network with industry leaders. Her goal for the 2021-2022 academic year is to help Asper students explore different finance careers and opportunities within the industry. In her free time, Amara can be found at a local coffee shop with a book in hand, at the dog park with one of her two dogs, or watching a film. 

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Isaiah Deguzman

Director of Marketing & Communications

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Isaiah is currently pursuing his degree with a major in Finance and Marketing at the Asper School of Business. He aims to encourage goals and visions towards the success of the UMFO organization. In his free time, Isaiah enjoys playing basketball, listening to music, and traveling.

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Connor Spratt

Director of Marketing & Communications

Connor is currently in his second year at the Asper School of Business where he is completing a major in Finance. He is excited to help UMFO promote opportunities in finance to those who are enthusiastic about pursuing a career in the field. In his free time, Connor enjoys playing hockey and golf, camping with his friends, and spending time with family.