Caroline Andrewes, P.Eng., CPA, CMA
President and CEO
A registered Professional Engineer and Chartered Professional Accountant, Caroline has more than two decades of experience with multi-national, high-tech companies with roles in engineering, finance, supply chain, corporate administration, and risk management.
Most recently, Caroline was a Director with Creation Technologies, Chief Financial Officer for Ekona Power, and operated as an independent management consultant.
An accomplished Professional Engineer with over 15 years of experience, Marcie is well versed in leading multi-disciplinary project teams in both technical and project management roles, and delivering a wide range of infrastructure and business improvement projects.
In 2019, Marcie received the Chancellor’s Award for highest academic excellence from the Royal Roads School of Business and was nominated for the Governor General’s Gold Medal for Top Masters Level Student Thesis (2018) for her research on the retention of women in engineering.
Ben Abbasipour, BBA
Marketing and Communications Leader
A creative and results-driven marketing professional, Ben has over six years of experience leading and coordinating marketing and communications initiatives in small business and corporate environments.
Passionate about helping people and companies communicate their products and brands, Ben’s diverse background includes digital marketing, communication, branding, content marketing, and web design.
Alla has over 20 years of experience, holds a Computer Science university degree from Russia, and is a graduate of the “Financial Management and Professional Accounting option” program from the BCIT.
Over the past 15 years, Alla has been responsible for the day-to-day accounting of ACEC-BC, which includes financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll, tax, and more. In addition to Accounting, Alla also helps organize over 60 ACEC-BC events per year.
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