Ted Hanlon, Founding Donor
"Every part of our lives has taken on a global perspective. The inspiration for the Anluan/Hanlon centre came from involvement in the energy sector. However be it agriculture, energy, fertilizer or politics, one must be aware of the need for education in the developing parts of our planet and the importance in our own education system for the understanding of cultures and the requirement for assistance everywhere." %7e Ted Hanlon
Ted Hanlon, a Saskatchewan native, graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1956. His interests led him to pursue his own public accounting firm in Swift Current where he practiced for a few years. After his time in Swift Current, Ted decided to pursue a career as an entrepreneur in the Saskatchewan oil industry; an industry in which he remains a part of to this day. Ted is currently the President of The Sage Group Inc. in Calgary. In addition to his role in The Sage Group Inc., Ted has maintained involvement over the years as a board member of several organizations.
He is currently serving or has served as a board member and/or chairman on the boards of the following organizations:
Ted's commitment to business and education is also showcased through his generosity to the Edwards School of Business. In 2008, he signed a gift agreement with the business school to increase international student enrollment and provide students with international opportunities. From this, The Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies was created and bears his name in recognition of the gift. Ted has always been a strong supporter of the Edwards School of Business as an annual giver of time, resources, and support.
Interview with Ted Hanlon