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Tracy Olmos
VP External

Tracy is a passionate Bachelor of Commerce student with a major in Finance and a candidate of both the Real Estate Certificate and Leadership Certificate Programs. Tracy's experience as a property management assistance for Interurban Developments INC. is what first instigated her passion for real estate. This passion has continued to formulate as she dives deeper into the opportunistic and profitable world that Real Estate is. Through UARC, Tracy has built lasting connections with both like-minded students and professionals across all facets of real estate. Currently, Tracy is a JLL Intern working alongside the Edmonton Industrial team. With her two years of UARC experience, she hopes to utilize her professional connections to amplify UARC'S partnerships with prospective industry firms. When Tracy is not in school, she spends her time looking through a camera lens, hiking mountains, and running races in support of charitable organizations.

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Sebastian Gingerich
External Associate

Sebastian is a second-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Business Economics & Law combined with a Real Estate Certificate. He discovered his interest for real estate while working as an analyst over the summer and jumped at the opportunity to apply for UARC. Sebastian looks forward to meeting and working with like-minded individuals while learning valuable life and industry skills. Outside of school, Sebastian enjoys swimming, running, and partaking in water-sports during the summer months.

Sebastian loves to travel, with his favourite place being Colombia.

 What he likes about real estate is that it is like solving a puzzle or board game, each project is unique!  

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Nicole McKay
VP External

Nicole is currently in the final year of her Bachelor of Commerce, with a major in Finance and a Certificate in Real Estate. Her passion for the real estate industry has continued to grow throughout her degree, as she is currently the Conveyance officer at Omada Commercial. She is also captain of the Pandas Varsity Soccer Team, where she leads by example and constantly looks for ways to help her teammates succeed.  As VP External, Nicole hopes to further develop strong relationships not only with industry professionals, but with her team members as well. UARC has provided Nicole the opportunity to further enhance her interpersonal skills along with sharing her passion for the industry with like-minded students. Outside of school, Nicole enjoys hiking, skiing, reading the latest mystery novel, and spending time with her family at the lake. 

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Spencer Chekerda
External Associate

Spencer Chekerda is a fourth year Operations Management student who is also pursing the Real Estate Certificate at the University of Alberta. As an External Associate in UARC, he is eager to help connect industry professionals with students. Spencer became interested in real estate after listening to investing podcasts, ultimately convincing him to pursue a career in commercial real estate. He currently works as a student with the commercial Property Management team at Avison Young, learning various aspects of the operations of CRE. Outside of school, Spencer enjoys frequent trips to the mountains for hiking, skiing, and downhill mountain biking.