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Angie Garmaise

Annie Tarzi

Professor, Advertising & Marketing Communications Management

Annie Tarzi is a full time Professor of Advertising & Marketing Communications Management in the Pilon School of Business. She has over 25 years of teaching and industry experience, both in the US and in Canada. Annie has held positions in Brand Management in various Quick Service Restaurants, most notably with A&W restaurants, Little Caesars and Tim Hortons. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Michigan and a Master of Science in Business Administration from Madonna University, Michigan. Annie also completed a graduate certificate in Research Studies from Griffith University, Australia. She has been working at Sheridan since 2005, teaching various classes from Marketing, Consumer Research, Advertising, Professional Development and Creative Learning Portfolios. Annie is certified in both Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Step I & II and Values Perspectives.

Annie’s research interests are varied and include topics such as ‘Money and Motivation”, “Conspicuous Consumption” and more recently Universal Design for Learning.

In addition to teaching, Annie has held various roles such as academic advisor, program coordinator, as well as being involved in various activities and committees, such as the Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition as a coach and team manager, and the Local Academic Council and Teaching and Learning committees.

Annie was born and raised in Livonia, Michigan and has lived in Mississauga for the past 20 years.