Laura Graham-Prentice, MBA

Laura
Graham-Prentice
, MBA
Professor
Biography

Laura Graham-Prentice is a business communications professional with over 25 years’ experience. She has led incredible teams at top companies such as the YMCA GTA, Heart & Stroke Foundation, LCBO and Harry Rosen Menswear. Focused on building brand leadership and market growth, Laura has designed award-winning campaigns, launched new digital platforms and implemented leading consumer-centric, data-driven marketing programs. Laura is committed to helping coach and advise both for-profit and nonprofit companies on strategic business planning and is a sought-after public speaker. Laura holds an MBA from Ivey Business School and teaches part-time.

Academic Credentials

Master of Business Administration, Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, 2003

Areas of Specialization

Marketing Communications Management

Advertising

Non-Profit Marketing

Sports & Event Marketing

Areas of Expertise

Strategic Planning

Coaching

Innovation

Public Speaking

Public Relations

Community Engagement

Customer Experience

Management Consulting

Digital Solutions

Market Research

Fundraising

Content/Social Media Strategy

Career Highlights

2016-Present – Principal, Brand Rewire

2016-Present – Volunteer Consultant, MASadvise

2014-Present – Professor, George Brown College, Centre for Business

2010-2016 – Vice-President, Communications & Marketing, YMCA GTA

2004-2010 – Director, Parent Brand Communications, Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario (HSFO)

1996-2004 – Director, Marketing Communications, LCBO

Other Activities

IABC Gold Quill Award, 2011 (for YMCA Annual Report)

IABC Gold Quill Award, 2009 (for HSFO Annual Report)