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Nitesh Dass

Co-op Panel Director

Co-op Panel Director

Hon. B. Comm, Accounting (2017)

Helping students learn more about the co-op program during our annual panel, organizing mock interview sessions with our sponsors, giving back to the Sprott community as a Sprott Ambassador, DECA Competitor, and Shinerama fundraiser are only few of the activities that Nitesh has been part of at Sprott. Nitesh has experience in both taxation and corporate projects as a staff accountant at a small firm. This September, Nitesh is looking for a New Grad position with a goal of pursuing his CPA and gaining exposure to different industries and projects. Nitesh is also interested in CISA and CFP designations. In his spare time, Nitesh enjoys playing sports, exploring different genres of music, hanging out with friends, and spending quality time with his family.

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Giacomo Oliviero

Pub n' Pool Director

Pub n' Pool Director

Hon. B.Comm, Accounting, Cooperative Education, Candidate (2018)

Giacomo joins SASA as this year’s Pub n’ Pool director. Previously, Giacomo was a first year representative on SASA, making sure incoming Sprott students knew about the benefits of joining SASA. In his free time, he enjoys photography, cooking, staying active, and most importantly, teaching martial arts. This September, Giacomo is looking for a January co-op and plans to pursue his CPA designation.

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Alex Sykes

Tax Clinic Co-director

Tax Clinic Co-Director

Hon. B. Comm, Accounting, Cooperative Education, Candidate (2019)

As a Tax Clinic co-director, Alex makes sure that students have the opportunity to file their taxes on campus. In addition to being involved with SASA, Alex has been an active member of Sprott community as a Sprott Ambassador, DECA Carleton competitor, and Fall Orientation with SBSS. She is also one of the friendly faces that teaches swimming at Dovercourt Recreation. In her free time, Alex enjoys playing tennis, downhill skiing, running, travelling, and or playing the piano. This September, Alex is looking for a January co-op, and in the future, she plans to pursue her CPA designation.

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Aleks Colic

Tax Clinic Co-Director

Tax Clinic Co-Director

Hon. B. Comm, Accounting and Finance with Co-operative Education, 2018.

As our Tax Clinic Co-director, Aleks brings in a wealth of professional taxation experience to help out our volunteers from a technical perspective. Professionally, Aleks has completed his co-ops as a Tax Accountant at EY in the Business Tax Services and at the CRA in the Collections Branch. In his spare time, Aleks enjoys staying active, travelling, and learning about niche topics. Following graduation, Aleks plans to pursue his CPA and CBV designations.

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Naomi Fernando

Summer BBQ Director

Summer BBQ Director

Hon. B. Comm, Accounting , Candidate (2017)

As a creator of our new Summer BBQ event, Naomi brings in a wealth of professional and volunteer experience to SASA. In addition to her studies, Naomi has been an active volunteer at Dress for Success Ottawa, an organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing professional development tools and a supportive network. In her free time, Naomi likes to explore new fitness classes, spend quality time with friends, and read. This September, she is looking for a January New Grad position, and plans to pursue her CPA designation upon graduation.

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Rob Fetzer

Social Media Director

Social Media Director

Hon. B. Comm, Accounting, Cooperative Education, Candidate (2018)

Rob is responsible for creating and managing all of our Social Media channels. This year in addition to being involved at SASA, Rob is a Sprosh Manager. Previously, Rob helped to organize SBSS events, as a part of the formals committee. In his spare time, you will find him playing various sports or guitar, and catching up on Netflix releases. This September, Rob will be looking for an eight month co-op beginning in January, preferably in Audit.

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Julia Weber

Wine and Cheese Director

Wine & Cheese Director

Hon. B. Comm, Accounting, Cooperative Education, Candidate (2017)

As our Wine and Cheese director, Julia is responsible for the success of our most-well known event. Julia has been involved at Sprott in many ways, most notably, as a Accounting Teaching Assistant. Professionally, Julia has completed her co-op as a Staff Accountant (Assurance and Advisory) at Ottawa’s Deloitte office. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, travelling, and spending time with her family and friends. Upon graduation, Julia hopes to pursue her CPA Designation by completing Sprott’s Master’s of Accounting program.

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Betsaleel Joseph

Marketing Director

Marketing Director

Hon. B.Comm, Accounting & Minor in Spanish , Cooperative Education, Candidate (2018)

Betsaleel is the person behind the redesign of SASA’s website. Since starting his post-secondary education, he has been an integral member of the Sprott School of Business and Carleton University Student Association. He has a passion for strategy and innovation which enabled him in accomplish  entrepreneurship initiatives over the years. In his spare time, you will find Bets engage exploring new part of this beautiful city and doing some physical activities. As a matter of fact, he challenged himself this year in starting CrossFit. On a slow day, you will find him catching on the latest TV shows – he does not miss one episode of HTGAWM or Suits!  In this upcoming winter, he will be returning  for a second co-op term at Deloitte in the Audit service line. Upon his graduation, he looks forward to pursuing his CPA designation.

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Varunn Mital

Alumni Night Director

Alumni Night Director

Hon. B.Comm, Accounting and Finance, Cooperative Education, Candidate (2020)

In addition to planning and hosting our Alumni night, Varun is actively involved in the Sprott community through Fall Orientation as well as competing as a member of DECA Carleton. On the weekends, you are likely to find him out exploring new places in Ottawa or cheering on some of his favourite teams such as the Blue Jays, Senators and RedBlacks. This September, Varun will be looking for a co-op term, and upon graduation would like to pursue his CPA designation.

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Kien Nguyen

Bowling Director

Bowling Director

Hon. B.Comm Accounting (2018)

Joining SASA as a Bowling Director has been one of the first adventures at Sprott for Kien. In addition to organizing Bowling night, Kien is also a dedicated Public Servant at the Government of Canada. In his free time, you are likely to find him golfing, hiking, playing basketball, or checking out new Netflix releases. Upon graduation, Kien would like to pursue his Master’s of Accounting to lead him into his CPA, and later his CISA designation.

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Amy Fong

Visual Identity Director

Visual Identity Director

Hon. B. Comm, Accounting, Cooperative Education, Candidate (2019)

Amy is responsible for the visual identity of SASA. In addition to her studies, she enjoys swimming, exploring Ottawa by biking and running, as well as catching up to the latest documentaries and tv shows. This September, she is looking for a January co-op position, and plans to pursue her CPA designation upon graduation.