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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
December 7, 2016
Canadian Excellence

Kelly Murumets, '96

President and CEO, ParticipACTION

Kelly Murumets graduated from Laurier in 1996, earning a masterís degree in Social Work, the Gold Medal Award for her faculty, and the Governor Generalís Academic Medal.

In 2007, she became President and Chief Executive Officer of ParticipACTION, an iconic Canadian brand since 1971. ParticipACTION is the national voice of physical activity and sport participation in the country.

Prior to joining ParticipACTION, Kelly was the President of a publicly traded American telecommunications company, where she oversaw the integration of four bankrupt, or nearly bankrupt, companies into one thriving organization that ranked seventh in Deloitteís Technology Fast 50 Program.

Kelly is a valued member of the Laurier School of Business & Economics Deanís Advisory Council, is a popular speaker at Laurier events, and was named as one of Laurierís 100 Alumni of Achievement in 2011.

Degrees: BA, Bishopís University; MSW, Wilfrid Laurier University; MBA, University of Western Ontario