SBSS Announces 2018-2019 Executive Team

This post has been updated. The original version of this post was published on February 12, 2018.

The Sprott Business Students' Society is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 SBSS Executive Team! Through a rigorous hiring and interview process, the new executives were selected by the president-elect following careful consideration and advisory from faculty at the Sprott School of Business.

Over the upcoming three months, the incoming executives will work closely with the outgoing executives to transition into their roles, and will make their first debut as a team at the annual SBSS Gala on Friday, March 23, 2018. Details regarding the 2018 SBSS Gala will be released later this week. The incoming team will begin their term as executives on May 1, 2018.

The outgoing members of this year's Executive Team would like to extend their most enthusiastic congratulations to the new and returning members.

Meet the 2018-2019 Executive Team below!

Hanna Di Virgilio


Hanna is a third year Bachelor of Commerce student concentrating in Marketing and International Business. Returning for her second term as President, Hanna is excited to revamp the SBSS by implementing new and refreshing events! Furthermore, her dedication to connect Sprott students to the external business community will provide students with ample networking opportunities. The upcoming academic year is going to be the best year the SBSS has seen to date!

Briauna Bowen

Vice President Internal Relations

Briauna is a third year Bachelor of Commerce student concentrating in Marketing, with a minor in Spanish. She first joined the SBSS in her third year as the Academics Director, and has been a member of Carleton DECA, Carleton Field Hockey and JDCC. Briauna has loved the opportunities and all the friendships she developed through these experiences and is excited for even more next year. As Vice President Internal, Briauna is excited to connect with more of the Sprott community, continue the friendly council environment and enhance the Sprott student experience.

Julia DeMarinis

Vice President External Relations

Julia is a third year Bachelor of Commerce student studying a double concentration in Management and International Business. Julia first joined the SBSS in her first year as a Formals Committee member. She then worked her way up to Co-Formals Director the next year, and Vice President Internal Relations this past year. Julia loves all the opportunities that the SBSS has provided her, and wants to ensure that all Sprott students have access to the same kinds of opportunities.

Delante Brown

Vice President Finance

Delante is a third year Bachelor of Commerce student concentrating in Finance and minoring in Economics. Del currently serves as the President of the Sprott Finance Students' Association. Del is super excited to work with this amazing SBSS team to help make Sprott the best it's ever been!

Lindsay Bell

Vice President Marketing

Lindsay is a third year Bachelor of Commerce student double concentrating in Marketing and Management, Lindsay is currently enjoying life to the fullest on her exchange in Scotland! When not spending her days travelling throughout the United Kingdom and Europe, she enjoys the great nightlife that Glasgow has to offer. Lindsay loves to stay active through going to the gym or playing sports. Her favourite pastimes include hanging out with friends, basking in the sun and of course, eating cheesecake! Lindsay is very excited to be a part of next year’s SBSS executive team and hopes to contribute to another successful year as VP Marketing.

Elias Papoulias

Vice President Student Life

Elias is a third year Bachelor of Commerce student, concentrating in Marketing. He is returning for his second term as Vice President Student Life. He is extremely excited to provide a mix of new and staple events for the student body. His dedication to people, and the development of SBSS lead to a successful and enjoyable year for all.

Andrea Wells

Vice President Academics

Andrea is a third year International Business student concentrating in Global Finance and minoring in French. She is currently studying in Paris, France on her year abroad. Andrea joined the SBSS in her first year as the First Year Representative and then as the Corporate Relations Director in her second year. Andrea looks forward to growing the Academics portfolio and developing new initiatives to support the SBSS in a successful upcoming academic year.

February 20, 2018 - The SBSS executive team congratulates Harry Jay on his new role as JDCC Co-Captain for the 2018-2019 academic year! With his appointment to this position, Harry will no longer be returning as Vice President Academics for the upcoming academic year. The executive team supports Harry in this decision and wishes him the best in this new role.

Harry has a few words he would like to share regarding this decision: “My time with the SBSS has allowed me the opportunity to meet so many like-minded business students, while helping to create a positive and inclusive environment at Sprott. Although I am truly saddened to be leaving the society, I know I will be able to continue to make an impact through our promising JDCC program. Cheers, HJ”

In light of this, applications for the Vice President Academics position were reopened and Andrea Wells has been hired to replace Harry. Any questions or concerns can be directed to President Hanna Di Virgilio at

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