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Graduated from SFU in 1990
Degrees Received: BSc, MBA
CCPE (Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education)
COC (Canadian Olympic Committee)
ACC (Alpine Club of Canada)
Tracey is currently the Regional Sales Manager at IDEXX.
Tracey is a life long learner and is passionate about creating wellness in the life’s of humans and pets. Her career has spanned decades in the pharmaceutical industry in various sectors of medicine. Tracey currently works in the veterinary diagnostics business where innovation is improving the lives of pets globally. As an ICF certified organizational coach she also practices values based leadership and helps clients and teams uncover their true potential.
1) What is your current position? What does a typical work day look like for you?
I manage all of western Canada in a remote environment. This involves travel as well as many virtual meetings depending on the current climate and safety for in person meetings.
2) How did your education in BPK influence your career?
This degree allowed me to get my start in pharmaceuticals which embodies constant change and learning as medicine is always evolving. Being in an innovative industry with a lot of growth and opportunities allowed for a long, successful and satisfying career where I believe I contribute to making a difference in peoples’ lives.
3) Who in BPK had an impact on you and why?
I would say Darleen Bemister, the Program Manager of BPK and HSCI Co-op, is my favourite person as she is such an advocate for students to show them all the possibilities this degree can provide.
4) What is your favourite memory of your time at SFU as an undergraduate?
Being an athlete at SFU on the swim team I knew I had found my community, we all supported each other as we lived on campus. Thursday pub nights were always a highlight!
5) What advice would you give to today’s BPK student?
This is a degree that can take you anywhere! It is a springboard into many opportunities in the healthcare industry and business sector. Follow your passion, stay curious, and explore what your possibilities.