Business & consulting
David Brown (ArtSci’85 with distinction - Econ)
Partner, WeirFoulds LLP
David is now a recognized practitioner in the area of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance. He handles all manner of M&A and private equity transactions. David sits on the board of a number of public, private and charitable endeavours. David was the co-founder and past chairman of the Toronto Venture Group, co-founder and former member of the Executive Committee of the Toronto Angel Group (now the Maple Leaf Angels), an association of "high net worth" private investors, and is the founding president and current director of the Private Capital Markets Association of Canada. David also serves as a director of the Pinball Clemons Foundation and a director of Angel Investors Ontario.
Carol Ann Budd, Sci’89
Financial Consultant, IG Wealth Management
A member of the Sagamok Anishawbek First Nation, Carol Ann remains a mentor, role model and a strong supporter of Aboriginal programs and initiatives at Queen’s. Carol Ann now works as a financial consultant with Investors Group in Kingston.
David Kincaid, Artsci’81 (Political Studies)
Managing Partner, Founder, LEVEL5 Strategy Group
David Kincaid is among the most recognized and respected opinion leaders in the North American marketing industry. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of LEVEL5 Strategy Group, one of Canada’s leading strategic brand consultancies. Prior to starting LEVEL5, David was Chief Marketing Officer at Corus Entertainment where he helped set the organization’s corporate vision, values and positioning.
Jacqueline Dinsmore, ArtsSci ’96 (Psychology)
Owner of Internationally recognized Kids’ brand and Co-Owner of a Revolutionary Law Firm for Entrepreneurs
Jacqueline Dinsmore graduated from Queen’s University with her BAH in Psychology. During her time at Queen’s, she could be found acting as a student constable at football games, working at Alfie’s and AJ’s Hanger (now the Alehouse) and playing tons of intramural sports- including innertube water polo, of course. Since convocation, Jacqueline graduated from law school, worked as Assistant General Counsel at The Toronto Star and launched two companies: FlapJackKids, a company that focuses on all reversible products for kids- now found in 2000+ stores and also founded Caravel Law, a revolutionary law firm that has set out to disrupt the legal profession, by making Bay Street trained lawyers financially accessible to entrepreneurs.