Hometown: Toronto, ON
University: Wilfrid Laurier University
Year and Field of Study: 2nd Year, Honours Economics and Management
Roman Grod is enrolled in second year Honours Economics & Management at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is also the President & Co-founder of Classfeed.ca, an exchange platform that enables students to share resources and information to succeed in post-secondary education. Roman’s work experience includes, Financial Analyst with CIBC and Program Manager with the Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce. Within the community, Roman is involved in the Laurier Global Markets Club as Director of Marketing, Laurier Economics Club, Kitchener/Waterloo Ukrainian Association of Students, and an executive member and counsellor with the Ukrainian Youth Association. Roman is also actively engaged in helping orphans, handicapped youth and families of war veterans in Ukraine as a volunteer with Help Us Help the Children (HUHTC), both in Ukraine and Canada. For HUHTC he has been involved as a camp counsellor, fundraising, as well as collecting and shipping donations of clothing, bicycles and other goods. Roman has a broad network of SUSK alumni and is excited to work with SUSK to help build a strong network within the community.