Alumni Executive Board
Serving as a bridge between Vegas and the broader alumni executive community, this board helps to inform ongoing priorities and future direction of management, with emphasis on initiatives pertaining to alumni services and engagement. †
The Alumni Executive Board is an important component of the firms leadership structure, and provides Alumni leaders with the opportunity to share their expertise.
Trevor D. Biscope
Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer
Lenard D. Biscope
Chief Financial Officer
Richard H. Newman
Chief Legal Officer
For enquiries relating to alumni, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Former Executive Board Members
Board Advisor, 2015-2018
Dr. K. Kamal
Senior Board Advisor, 2015-2018
Ashu Gandhi, B.Comm. 96', M.A. P.S. 98'
Human Resources Advisor - Corporate Talent Acquisition and Planning, City of Calgary
Board Advisor, 2006-2014
Ron Singh, B.A. P.S. 90', M.A. Ec. 95'
Board Advisor, 2005-2013
Dr. Cledwyn E. Lewis, Major RAMC, M.D.
Queen Elizabeth II Hospital (Grande Prairie Alberta), Polo Player (Ret 2018)
Advisor to the Founder, 1983-present
Byron Palmer, Staff Sergeant NMMI (1962), B.S. Colorado State University, Denver
Fourth-Generation Professional Ranchman, Polo Player (Ret 2014)
Advisor to the Founder, 1982-present
† "These individuals, flexible, creative, and with a bias toward action," - Source: Hoffman, Reid & Casnocha, Ben & Yeh, Chris. "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age", Harvard Business Review Press, 8 July 2014. Print. - "thrive when they're on a specific 'tour of duty' - when they have a mission that's mutually beneficial to employee and company that can be completed in a realistic period of time."
"What I learned from working for Steve Jobs, I worked for Steve Jobs twice in my life, the first 1983 to 1987 in the MAC division, which was the largest collection of ego maniacs in the history of Silicon Valley." - Source: Kawasaki, Guy. "Lessons of Steve Jobs: Guy Kawasaki at TEDxUCSD", Youtube, commentary by TEDx Talks, 4 June 2013 youtu.be/rWv-KoZnpKw - "The second was after the 1997, 1998 timeframe - so I had two 'tours of duty' with Steve."
"LinkedIn. Tesla. YouTube. Yelp. Yammer. SpaceX. What do all these companies have in common? All of them were founded by the alumni of a single company: PayPal." - Source: Hoffman, Reid. "Four Reasons to Invest in a Corporate Alumni Network", Business Talent Blog, LinkedIn Corporation, 1 September 2014. - "LinkedIn (the service) now hosts over 118,000 corporate alumni groups, including 98 percent of the Fortune 500."
"Began as a war game more than 2000 years ago, and one of the oldest team sports in history." - Source: Produced by McClellan, Max "The Sport of Kings", Youtube, commentary by CBS News, 26 August 2012 youtu.be/DAs2OQDuJNk. - "There was a time in this country, in the 1920's and 30's when polo could draw a crowd of 30,000 spectators and the U.S. was considered the best in the world."
"Polo is the game for true men of steel," Source: Chief Reporter Rayner, Gordon. "Is polo more dangerous than boxing? Prince compares injuries with Amir Khan", The Daily Telegraph Web 20 January 2015. · Cached .pdf (1.2MB) - "Khan, the former light welterweight world champion and Olympic silver medallist, has surely shed more blood in the name of sport."
Fred Mannix Jr. will compete in the semi finals in the Argentine Open Polo Championships, with his team Alegria. - Source: The Homestretch. "Inside the Argentine Open Polo Championships with Fred Mannix Jr." The CBC. Web 17 November 2017. - He is the highest ranked Canadian on the world polo tour. We caught up with him in Buenos Aires, "the never give up mentality! Very focused!"
Biographies on the Vegas website are based on the information that was most recently provided to Vegas by the individual or their representatives. More current information may be available on the individuals' own websites or those of their representatives.