Our People

Kevin Smiley is currently a full-time MBA student at the University of Ottawa and founder of SuraiTea Inc. Born and raised in Ottawa, he took environmental engineering at Queen's University in Kingston and worked previously in renewable power and sustainable real estate development. Kevin has a passion for helping others and is intrinsically motivated to do his part to create positive social and environmental change in the world. He is a mentor to youth and volunteers as a tutor to high school students in math, science and business on a weekly basis. He is an organic vegetable gardener, enjoys cooking, believes in paying it forward and believes that everybody can make a difference. Kevin currently lives in Ottawa with his fiancé who is a physician that focuses on women's issues and delivering babies. Feel free to reach out to him by email (kevinanthonysmiley@gmail.com). 

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