June 19, 2012

Principals

Arianna Marcano

Arianna worked in finance advising clients on investments, credit and risk. As a board member for the RBC NextGen initiative she developed and implemented regional and national strategies to influence a large market on mentorship and professional development. Arianna also worked in several customer engagements creating strategies to increase sales, client loyalty, and adoption of new technology. Arianna holds a degree in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing from the University of Calgary.

Austin Lam

Austin is a business technologist with seven years of experience in spearheading financial technology initiatives in Toronto and New York. He managed real-time institutional trading platforms for sales and trading teams and launched major system upgrades to enable operational efficiency. He also served as co-chair of technology & innovation in an employee-led initiative where he advised senior executives on developing future leaders, and designed training workshops to facilitate cross-discipline learning. Austin graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Engineering Science, specializing in Computer Engineering.

Carson Kotnyek

Prior to beginning Impact, Carson worked in real estate development and construction management, collaborating with clients through the entire process to bring projects to life. As a project manager, Carson has delivered a wide range of projects from health care facilities to transit infrastructure. He has also shared his expertise on the integration of technology and sustainability in development through presenting at a broad range of conferences, including last years Norton Rose Fulbright Motion annual conference. Carson holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a Professional Engineer.

Dustin Ashley

Prior to Impact, Dustin worked for two years as an investment banking analyst for RBC Capital Markets in New York. During his time with RBC, Dustin worked on an array of buy- and sell-side mergers and acquisitions transactions, in addition to debt financings, within the industrial and diversified services industry. Dustin holds a degree in Political Science from Duke University.

Norman Dobravsky

Norman Dobravsky joins Impact after nearly 4 years of experience in Strategy and Operations Consulting and in Financial Services. For close to 3 years, Norman was working on Business Model Transformation Projects in a variety of industries, from financial services to manufacturing and consumer packaged goods helping clients through strategic analysis redesigning business models. He also worked as an Anti-Money Laundering Manager in Citibanamex where he focused on strategic initiatives to decrease company exposure to anti-money laundering activities. Norman holds an undergraduate degree in International Business from the Tec de Monterrey.