Marian Gayed has served as the Vice President of Business Development at NorQuest College since 2016, bringing with her a wealth of experience in both leadership and consulting in a wide array of sectors, including education, healthcare, and construction. Marian attended the University of Alberta, where she earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a Master of Business Administration.
Before joining the NorQuest College team, Marian Gayed served as the Program Director at University of Alberta, Alberta Executive Education, where she worked alongside many national and international organizations and partners. Marian consulted with a wide variety of public, private, and non-profit organizations and boards on designing and developing governance, strategy, and leadership development opportunities.
Marian currently serves as a board member for both E4C and the Firefly Theatre & Circus, and also sits on a number of advisory committees. Prior to her tenure at the University of Alberta, in Marian served as the Research Lead at the Health Organization Studies Centre where she managed healthcare research grants with nine healthcare regions prior to the amalgamated AHS. She has also worked in sales and marketing at Brookfield Residential in Edmonton.