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REF NO.: 147
SUBJECT: Celebrating business leaders
DATE: April 4,2007
Mr. Marshall, B.Comm. (co-op) (hons.) ’84, has been a long time supporter of the Faculty of Business. As a student in the faculty, he was class valedictorian, Dean’s Award recipient, and played on the varsity soccer and hockey teams. After earning his MBA at Dalhousie in 1985, Mr. Marshall returned to Memorial to work as a lecturer in the Faculty of Business. He is a member of the Faculty of Business Advisory Board, and has been a great supporter of students within the Faculty of Business. For over 10 years he has been volunteering regularly to judge student case competitions as teams prepare for competition.
Leonard Pecore of Genoa Design International was honoured with the P.J. Gardiner Institute’s 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Mr. Pecore started Genoa Design International after graduating from the Marine Institute’s diploma in naval architecture technology in 1995. Since that time, Genoa has grown into an internationally recognized organization with 20 employees. Genoa Design International provides detail production design and drafting, 3D modeling, lofting and nesting to the shipbuilding and offshore industries across the United States and Canada. This Newfoundland-based company has worked on major projects, including the production design for New York City’s Staten Island ferries.
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