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May 3-5 2017
May 3-5 2017
Aviva Abraham, B.S. Accounting, CPACreative Financial Planning Group, TorontoPaying too much for your healthcare coverage? Or.... don't have any coverage at all?
Aviva shows self employed and small business owners how to minimize out of pocket medical expenses- providing affordable, customized healthcare solutions which save you money today on existing medical expenses, and protect your finances and your business for the future.
Anna Aceto-GuerinClear Path, CambridgeClear Path is an HR consulting firm that specializes in disability claims management. The Clear Path team helps employers navigate through the bureaucratic maze, improve health outcomes for their workers, and reduce WSIB/WCB claim costs. We exceed our client’s expectations with our extensive knowledge, exceptional customer service, and the impressive results we achieve for them.Christina AdamsAntenna Social Media & Design, St. John'sChristina, a digital media expert for over a decade, oversees operations, client relations, and strategic direction for Antenna – leading the team to award winning results. She provides marketing insight to all projects with her inimitable sunny disposition.
Jacqueline Armstrong GatesGowling WLG , KitchenerWith twenty years of litigation experience, Jacqueline recently completed her term as head of the WLG's Waterloo Region office's advocacy department. Jacqueline's broad commercial litigation practice emphasizes commercial and banking litigation, injunctions, shareholder and partnership disputes, negligence actions, construction liens, leasing disputes, product liability, title insurance and the defence of general insurance matters, including personal injury, third-party property damage, wrap-up, and construction and transportation issues.Megan Babienko, CPA, CAKPMG, CalgaryMegan is partner at KPMG Enterprise with more than 11 years of experience providing business, accounting and tax advisory services to private company owners and professionals. She is passionate about working with entrepreneurs, family businesses and emerging fast growing companies from a wide variety of industries and backgrounds. Megan loves to build long lasting relationships with her clients and help see them succeed in their business. Madeleine BakerTELUS, VancouverMaddy has had a broad and exciting career within the Procurement & Supply Chain field. Prior to joining TELUS in 2016, she held progressive roles within GlaxoSmithKline in Europe and North America, ultimately holding the position of Head of Procurement, United States, including responsibility for delivering the organisation’s Supplier Diversity commitment. Within TELUS, Maddy and her team are responsible for leading the future state strategy, processes and policy within the function, in addition to operational management of compliance, risk, offshore support, Supplier Diversity, technology, and data intelligence. There is a strong commitment within TELUS towards Supplier Diversity, and a recognition that our programme delivers an improved and innovative customer experience by taking proactive steps to provide equal access to a supply base that reflects the diversity of where we live, work, and serve. Liz BandelinNu-Tea Company, AbbotsfordLiz Bandelin is the president and founder of Nu-Tea Company, a Canadian specialty tea company. She created the Tega Organic Tea brand, loved for its unique packaging and delicious fair trade organic ingredients. Tega Tea is sold in Canada, the US and Asia. Tracy BellLa Belle Fleur Floral Boutique Ltd., Surrey-White RockSurrey’s trusted professional retail florist since 1997. Delivering worldwide or around the corner. Winner of the 2008 Surrey Board of Trade Business Excellence Award and 2014 Surrey Board of Trade Surrey Women in Business Award.Nancy BenettonCameraworks Productions International, VaughanNancy is President and CEO of Cameraworks Productions International, a full-service and fully-equipped video production company producing creative and engaging videos for clients in diverse industry sectors: Corporate, Small Business, Energy/Industrial, Non-Profit and Government. Whether you need a corporate video, promotional video, explainer video, training video, corporate event video, social media video or aerial video, Cameraworks helps your business communicate through the POWER OF VIDEO!Laural CarrImpagination Inc. , TorontoLaural Carr is an award-winning, 30-year creative business development expert at her Toronto-based firm, Impagination Inc. She works alongside successful service businesses who want to increase results by improving the three “R’s”; revenue, reputation and (ROI) return on investment.
She is the creator of the Persona Maker™ Approach and the Impact Formula™, proprietary tools for building marketing and branding strategies with guaranteed impact. Vicki CoombesYour Bright Horizons, LondonCurious as to whether you are a Hummingbird? Tired of being told to ‘find your passion’, to ‘just choose one thing’? Are you struggling with the challenges of having a diverse AND successful career, great relationships AND many interests, a fulfilling AND meaningful life? Vikki leads personal growth programmes for people who are driven by their curiosity to pursue their ever-changing widely varying interests. She empowers them to value themselves and to bring that value into their work, relationships and communities. Melanie CrockerRubyRose Beauty Bar, St. John'sMelanie, a former Communications and PR professional, is the founder of RubyRose Beauty Bar. While she was on maternity leave with her second daughter, she got the idea to create a place for kick-ass women to gather and enjoy one another's company, and to unapologetically indulge in time away from the hassles of daily life. Sandra D’Souza CPA, CASandstone Solutions Group Inc., MississaugaSandra is the founder and Managing Director of Sandstone Solutions Group Inc., a boutique executive search firm. As a CPA, CA with over 20 years of experience in both senior finance and recruiting roles, Sandra is able to work with her clients to help clarify their hiring needs, and find the right people to expand their finance and head office teams.Susan DayThe Office Yogi, St. John'sSusan is a full time yoga teacher with over 15 years of experience in the IT world as an analyst and project manager. Susan created The Office Yogi as a way to make yoga accessible to the business world. The Office Yogi is a subscription based website offering short, workplace focused yoga videos that can be done at your desk and in work clothing, allowing you seamlessly incorporate movement and breath work into your day. Joanne DeretaStonegate Private Counsel, TorontoManaging Director and Principal; MBA, CFP, RFP, CIM, TEP. Joanne manages wealth for successful Canadians, transforming their financial lives from chaos to confidence. Tania DeSaTania DeSa International, TorontoWe are on a mission to inspire women and underrepresented minorities to find voice and visibility in corporate boardrooms, so that they amplify their impact and get promoted. When there is more diversity in C-Suite, we all win. We specialize in helping Fortune 500 employees build relationship capital through workshops & group training on 3 continents.Chala DincoyCoachtactics, MississaugaChala Dincoy is the CEO and Founder of Coachtactics, www.coachtactics.com. She’s a brand marketing expert who helps small businesses feel like a NATIONAL BRAND (without paying the big bucks!)Kathleen DwyerKCD Web Services, St. John'sKathleen is a WordPress specialist and owner of KCD Web Services. In addition to creating beautifully designed websites for businesses and organizations, KCD Web Services offers WordPress training and WordPress Rescue Maintenance plans for existing sites. If you've got the website blues, Kathleen can help. Kate ElliotUp Public Relations, HalifaxKate Elliot, Owner of Up Public Relations, helps clients achieve tangible marketing and communications goals while establishing trusted and valuable relationships. Specializing in social media strategy and implementation, event conception and management, as well as traditional marketing and communications development, Kate strives to bring an innovative, authentic and flexible approach to every project.Michelle FelixMichelle Felix Group, LondonLooking for fun fitness activities for your disabled clients – seated, supported or standing?
Michelle Felix inspires clients to greater fitness and well-being. . She creates a journey of spatial and self-discovery as part of a fun filled full-body workout; providing rich audio description for your blind clients, visual enhancements for your clients with low vision and the kinaesthetic feel good factor for all ages and abilities.Megan FerrisDog Utopia Daycare & Spa, Surrey- White RockDog Utopia was created to enhance the well-being and happiness of dogs and their families by providing a reliable and comfortable experience, as all dogs need mental as well as physical stimulation to keep them happy and healthy. Our goal is to create a calm experience for each dog we care for and treat each dog as an individual and not a member.Heather FriedmanBMO Bank of Montreal, TorontoAs a Commercial Account Manager with BMO Bank of Montreal, I offer professional experience, industry insights and financial solutions you can depend on to help manage your business successfully. Whether you’re just starting up a business or looking for ways to run your business efficiently and cost effectively, I can help you choose the best solutions for your goals.Natalie FrieseNature's Vibe, CambridgeNature's Vibe is family owned and staff-energized Natural Health Center, Store & Smoothie bar. When you walk into the Vibe you can talk to a professional natural healthcare practitioner, grab a delicious and nutritious smoothie and be guided through our large dispensary of vitamins, supplements, essential oils, herbs, teas and homeopathic remedies. You will then be empowered to learn more yourself through our educational tools like our social media channels, website and wellness workshops. Our team has 60+ years in alternative health experience. This, coupled with our genuine desire to help, is what has helped us develop a solid reputation - a place where you can not only easily get answers to your question, but also the care you had hoped for and the product quality you need.Catherine GardinerCG Marketing and Communications, Calgary #1As a results-driven Senior MarCom Advisor with 25 years of achievement, Catherine brings a broad cross-industry perspective and tactile delivery of new and disruptive products to her diversified project base. Experienced in multi-dimensional organizations with both B2B and B2C product streams, she focuses on strategic action, purposed growth measurable results.
For more than a decade, she has been immersed in the dynamic world of innovation, cutting-edge technologies and new-market applications, constantly challenged by a competitive landscape and ancillary tech advances. It’s an addictive world where social media breeds today’s thought leader and where UX (user experience) and price are in constant battle for purchase decision dominance.
Equally intriguing for her is championing varied, new business initiatives – a constant thread throughout her career. She has driven innovative and practical execution of end-to-end corporate strategy and marketing for ULP wireless, wearables, oil & gas, Professional services, agriculture, wellness, sport & fitness, and not-for-profits.
She offers great familiarity with multi-tiered stakeholders (internal and external) and a mixed customer base – all requiring targeted, bottom-line value and clear, demystified communications. In all scenarios, realities of product production often demand quick realignment of the overall commercial rollout, product positioning, sales channels, and customer engagement and retention.Shirley GarrettLeaps & Bounds Personal Training & Clinical Exercise Inc., Surrey- White RockWe care about your health and fitness as much as you do. You receive safe and effective fitness training and support to ensure optimum Health, Function and Fitness. Services include Personal Training and Small Groups, Corporate Wellness programs, Cooking lessons, Health Coaching, Rehabilitation and Injury management programs and much more in our semi-private training.Ruth GatesRuth Gates Boutique | Atomy Gates Health and Wellness, OttawaEssential daily products that are of highest quality, at the lowest price.
Global company that you are able to shop on line any time.
Kimberley GillBMO, CalgaryAs a Commercial Banking Analyst at BMO Bank of Montreal I help find creative and customized solutions for Businesses to finance their Operations. We provide Commercial lending, deposits and cash management services to a wide range of small, medium and large sized Commercial clients.
Sharon Gilmour-GloverLight-Core Inc., Kitchener-WaterlooSharon is an experienced consultant, speaker and adult educator specializing in leadership, strategy and transformational change. She has unique skills as a business strategist leveraging research in human behaviour and organizational dynamics. In her work with clients, Sharon simplifies complex and seemingly impossible business problems by providing clients with practical, easy-to-use tools that improve their results exponentially. Maggie GoldAgora Regeneration Clinics, VancouverMaggie is the founder of Agora Regeneration Clinics Ltd. which provides unique naturopathic treatments to help people with drug and alcohol issues, specialising in people withdrawing from prescription drugs. She is looking to license this protocol into the US at this time. website:agoraforlife.net
In addition, she wishes to start a wellness resort in BC to provide residential treatments and emotional support for those suffering from diabetes, heart disease, cancer, fibromyalgia, PTSD, and more. There will be detox/cleanse retreats as well as educational workshops and classes, in a forest/lake setting on 300+ acres.
Executive summary available for potential collaborators.Karen GrantK!ERS Marketing Group, FrederictonKaren Grant, President of Kiers Marketing Group, a full service creative marketing firm, has been a member of the Fredericton business community since 1984. Karen’s involvement in the local business community includes being a member of the board and various committees of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce; a member of the organizing committee for Ability New Brunswick's Feast in the Field fundraising event, as a member of the Fredericton Women in Business Network in its early years, and part of the executive for three years, planning sessions for the network including topics for meetings, speakers, annual trade show and silent auction fundraiser for local charities.Kate Hodgson9 to 5 Narrative, TorontoEveryone has a story. What's yours? Kate helps professionals and teams to discover, develop and deliver their unique life experiences in a compelling story format that connects authentically with their target audience. Share your story of "the why" behind what you do, in a way that inspires and motivates. Kate offers individual coaching and group workshops that help professionals reach their goals by leveraging the power story in business.Yvonne HogenesMalary’s Fashion Network, Surrey-White RockMalary’s offers high end boutique selection of evening wear and local designers along with over the top servicing. I also design and manufacture the TAB Custom-fitted Bras to fit what every “body” needs. Firma Energywear offers an innovative line of compression clothing for men and women in the active world - ”Where Health Meets Fashion!”Linda HorowitzNeville Park Business Solutions, Kitchener-WaterlooLinda Horowitz is an Operations professional with over 20 years of experience in retail, training, marketing, and organizational design. She has been recognized for her ability to apply creative business solutions to meet changing environments and accomplish strategic goals. Cathy HumeCHF Investor Relations | Capital Markets, TorontoCathy's background as a stock broker was the perfect training ground for her career as an investor relations professional. Her prolific skills in pitching stories have helped clients raise over $100 million to expand their business. CHF has played a major role in taking private companies public; helping them navigate the often turbulent, unforgiving markets.Joan JablonBMO Harris Bank, Paradise ValleyJoan joined BMO Harris Bank as the Branch Manager for their Paradise Valley location and builds strong relationships with the community surrounding her branch location. Joan is very passionate about teaching bankers to deliver excellent customer service through a consultative approach that provides holistic advice and guidance to every client they meet!Shelley JacksonBuena Vista Massage, Surrey-White RockAs a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) since 1997, and the sole proprietor of Buena Vista Massage Therapy Clinic in White Rock since 2005, Shelley is committed to providing safe, smart, and effective health care services and improving health outcomes.Bridget JensenBetter Bedtime Infant & Child Sleep Solutions, CambridgeAs a Sleep Consultant, I help families struggling with their children’s sleep. I provide a gentle, custom-sleep plan and in-home support to get children into healthy sleep habits that last.Irene (Yechen) JiTurnerMoore, MarkhamDon’t lose sleep over your nightmares about Revenue Canada. Complete accounting solutions for small business. Specializing in financial statements, tax planning and preparation, bookkeeping and auditing.Susan KandalaftExecutive Solutions, CalgaryExecutive Solutions has been serving Calgary businesses since 1986, providing clientele with high performance team members in temporary and permanent placement services within their organizations. In addition, we pride ourselves on our long term relationships with both our clients and our candidates which has allowed us to stay at the top of our game, achieving a 95% placement success rate!Zenitta Kassim-LakhaHabsons Jewellers Supplies, VancouverA locally owned and operated wholesaler of jewellery findings, tools, equipment, stones and supplies.Jennifer KellyNew Initiatives Marketing, TorontoWant results from your marketing? Call us in for marketing project management services that accelerate the growth of your company. Specializing in the implementation and execution of marketing strategy.Jennifer Kirby, BA,CFP,CHS,CLU,GBAVital Partners Inc., CalgaryJennifer is an employee benefits and insurance consultant and a Principal with Vital Partners Inc. Jennifer has a passion for helping companies and individuals to find innovative and cost-effective employee benefits and insurance programs. Jennifer works in collaboration with clients to understand their business and unique situation, and she has been a trusted resource to individuals, entrepreneurs, professionals across Western Canada for over 20 years.Anna KuzmenkoLiving Assistance Services, TorontoAs an independent owner of Living Assistance Services in Etobicoke area, Anna is dedicated to delivering the best possible home care services, providing seniors and their families with support, safety, comfort and encouragement at a time of great need.Cathy LafeeWaddell & Reed, PhoenixThirty years on Wall and Bay Streets, understanding how the world economy works and what drives markets and currencies; why fortunes are made and lost; Institutional Equity Trader and Head Trader of a Hedge Fund – this experience and my resources, combined with ongoing research and training are the foundation of the wisdom I share with my clients. I am dedicated to helping individuals create the right financial strategy.Susan LaheySL Home Support for Seniors, NewmarketSusan is dedicated to helping elderly loved ones live independently by providing practical non-medical support and personal encouragement to maintain freedom and comfort at home. These services are invaluable to adult children who juggle busy work schedules or who may not live close to their loved ones. Susan and her team currently serve York region and the GTA. Susan is also a specialist in the fine and decorative arts of Asia so she speaks Mandarin, and reads and writes Chinese. These additional skills provide great comfort to her Asian clientele. Susan is a nominee for East Gwillimbury Chambers of Commerce Women in Business 2016 award.Dana LeComteTugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery , VictoriaDana and partner Bob Liptrot started the Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery with a passion for bees, producing the finest honeys and hand-crafted mead from the local Sooke area on Vancouver Island, BC. Visit the ocean view tasting room and learn more about the world of bees, honey and mead.Bev LewisSave on Divorce Experts, BarrieSave on Divorce Experts offers mediation and divorce services to couples across Ontario
wanting professional guidance to reach an amicable resolution to their marriage breakdown.Joni LienSupperWorks, MississaugaBusy? Want to Eat Well? Let us Help You!
At SupperWorks, we shop, wash, chop, grate, slice, dice and clean up so you don’t have to!
Simplify your life with fresh & healthy meal delivery, pickup, or in-store sessions. Joanna LovettJoanna Lovett Sterling Ltd., Vancouver Joanna designs and creates all her sterling silver and gold jewelry by hand. The pieces she produces are smooth, wearable and evocative of her home on the West Coast. Joanna has been selling her pieces to customers and galleries across Canada and the United States for over ten years and has created many devoted collectors and lasting connections.Rosa LupoGowling WLG, Kitchener-WaterlooRosa Lupo is a partner in the Corporate Commercial Group based in Gowling WLG's Waterloo Region office. With nearly two decades of experience, Rosa practises in all areas of corporate commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, licensing and distribution agreements, and real estate. She is in demand for those seeking practical, strategic advice from a lawyer who will get the job done efficiently and on time. Rosa serves on several boards and contributes tirelessly to a number of organizations to help make her community a better place to work and live.Cristine MacDonaldWild Mouse Art Studio, AbbotsfordAs the Principal at Wild Mouse Art Studio, Cristine conceptualizes and designs all kinds of marketing materials for both large and small businesses. Cristine has been working in the design industry for 25 years and has won many awards for her unique and distinctive art work. Melanie MacKinnonNulantic Water Inc., HalifaxMelanie is a third-generation entrepreneur to work with municipalities and industries in Atlantic Canada to help protect their essential resource – water. Nulantic Water Inc., supplies equipment for water and wastewater processes to treat, disinfect and monitor. In an industry that has rapidly become more complex, we work with our customers to meet their unique needs. Our focus is: Water Solutions. Clarified.Jenny MacLeanJenn and Larry's Brittle and Shakes, Kitchener-WaterlooJenny launched her Peanut Brittle business in 1999. A favorite for locals and visitors alike, her brittle sells out where ever it's available. From 1967-1974, Jenny's parents operated Larry and Gail's Drive In, which was famous for its delicious homemade milkshakes. In 2010, Jenny and her father merged ice-cream and brittle at Jenn and Larry's Brittle and Shakes, 49 York Street, Stratford, Ontario. Now sole owner of the shop, Jenny derives great joy from making life a little sweeter for everyone. Drop in for some brittle or the Best Malt Milkshake*Dr. Wanda Lee MacPhee BSc, DCThe Centre for Epigenetic Expression, HalifaxDr. Wanda Lee MacPhee has been a family chiropractor for over 20 years. As CEO of The Centre for Epigenetic Expression, she is co-host of Beyond Your Wildest Genes podcast, The Pain Relief Project and The Longevity and AntiAging Project. She sits as the NS representative on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Chiropractic Association. Fiona Macrae BFAMacrae Creative, TorontoRunning a successful communication and design company for over 25 years, Fiona is an expert who knows exactly what to say and how to say it for unprecedented successful marketing campaigns. Her strong and cohesive team engages its audience by building effective and relevant visual messages.Linda MakinsMakinsachange, MississaugaA professional Interior Designer for over 30 yrs, specializing in corporate and retail design and renovations to large scale condominium buildings. Her design philosophy is simple, ‘When we seek to ‘make a change’ we are expressing out innermost desire to align with the space in which we live work and play. Design speaks to our inner soul.Christine ManningManning Canning Kitchens , TorontoManning Canning is a rentable commercial kitchen for small food entrepreneurs. On the preserves side of the business, they make assortment of award winning jams, jellies, pickles and marmalades available both on line and through an assortment of specialty retailers. At the kitchen they provide small entrepreneurs with kitchen access and consulting services so they can create, grow and expand their businesses.Laura MarciniweTeletek Structures Inc., Kitchener-WaterlooLaura has 19 years of experience in the telecommunication wireless industry, and is President and Founder of Teletek Structures Inc., a company specializing in communication towers. Laura has taken projects from concept to completion and provided project management, design and construction management services for tower installations. Heather Marriott360traction, HalifaxBased on 30 years of consulting in various sectors , Heather has developed 360traction. This is a learning and linking process that integrates the value proposition, the business model and the key business metrics to help organizations stop the fire fighting and crisis management that distracts time and resources from building greater traction at each stage of the business lifecycle. 360traction enables companies to see the organization from the 100 foot view to pinpoint the issues that derail progress and success. Heather believes in the value of continuously updating our understanding of business management practices and has most recently participated in the Strategyzer business model generation masterclass in London , England. Maureen McCabe, Marketing ConsultantMcCabe Marketing, TorontoHow do you attract more customers? With a marketing strategy and action roadmap that work. Our team works with established business owners to create and manage successful marketing projects that generate more sales leads. Request FREE report: Marketing Mistakes that Reduce ProfitsJulia Miessner, CPA, CFF, CGMABeachFleischman , Paradise ValleyJulia has 20 years of public accounting experience with a diverse background in audit, accounting, tax and litigation. Since 2002, Ms. Miessner has specialized in the area of litigation support services. As a forensic accountant, she has authored reports and offered testimony as an expert witness in connection with numerous civil litigation cases involving marital dissolution, probate and trust accounting issues, lost profits and various types of economic damages. She has also conducted investigations involving allegations of financial mismanagement and fraud. Joanne MogridgeCocoa West Chocolatier , VancouverCocoa West Chocolatier is a Metro Vancouver based Artisan Chocolatier. Our mission is to use only certified organic ingredients whenever possible in our delicious Chocolate Truffles, Hot Chocolates and Chocolate Bars. We offer white label services to corporate clients. "Let us make your job easier and make you look good doing it.”Lucy MrakawaWoolrich Group Design & Construction, CalgaryAs Manager of Operations Lucy is responsible for analyzing and continuing to develop new plans to drive the company’s growth and nurture new business opportunities. Lucy is excited to work with a great team of likeminded professionals focused on delighting our customers with their design, renovation and construction projects. Anthea MumbyMumby Insurance Brokers, WaterlooMumby Insurance Brokers, Inc. has been providing personal and business insurance solutions to Canadians since 1975. Meet Anthea on her website and find out what sets her company apart. While you are there, she invites you to download our book, "Insurance Exposed -- What You Need to Know."Sherri MunroMunro Consulting Services, MississaugaSherri Munro is the founder of Munro Consulting Services, specializing in working with women entrepreneurs, and as a result, enabling them to feel prepared, knowledgeable and confident to grow their business. Through one-on-one coaching, skill-building sessions, and comprehensive discussions about their business, finances and market, Sherri collaborates with established business owners to formulate the right approach to raise capital.Gina Murphy-DarlingMrs. Green's World, PhoenixGina Murphy-Darling is the founder and CEO of Mrs. Green’s World. She was born to inform and to engage individuals and businesses in the movement toward global sustainability. As the creator and voice of Mrs. Green’s World Radio Network, Murphy-Darling is a trusted voice in the sustainability movement among experts and mainstream Americans.Holly MyersAquaCleanse Colonic Hydrotherapy Inc., HalifaxHolly’s focus is on “the bottom line,” because a healthy body begins – and ends – in the colon. Colon hydrotherapy is an important part of your self-care – something you can do for you. Whether you feel great and want to keep it that way, or you’re sick and tired of being sick, this safe and therapeutic practice can be life changing. Working with both Naturopathic and Conventional medicine and doctors, Colon hydrotherapy can be an effective treatment for constipation, bloating, dietary issues, IBS, stress, anxiety, depression, trauma and surgery preparation.Rajini Nagendran, MBABMO Bank of Montreal, TorontoAs a Vice President, Commercial Banking with BMO Bank of Montreal, Rajini brings twenty years of professional experience and leads a team of Commercial Account Managers who offer banking solutions you can depend on to help manage your business successfully. Whether you are just starting up a business or looking for ways to run your business efficiently and cost effectively, Rajini and her team can help you choose the best solutions for your goals. Rajini is also passionate about the advancement of women in business and represents BMO at various forums to promote BMO as the bank of choice for women entrepreneurs.Marjorie NeilsonRadically Creative, AuroraI help businesses elevate their brand, from logo design, rebranding, printed and online materials, to social media and more. What’s hot in graphic design? LinkedIn packages (photo & background), Social Media banners, and custom PowerPoint design (not old-fashioned template with just your logo). If you’re a GTA member, you’ve likely seen me taking photos at events.Dr. Kimberly NembhardGreySuits® Advisors Inc., TorontoKimberly is a Co-Founder and Partner at GreySuits® Advisors Inc. She works closely with the firm’s team of CFOs, Controllers, Accounting Administrators and Bookkeepers who provide entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with tailored part-time, on or off-site, scalable financial and operational solutions to address its clients' specific business needs. To learn more about what GreySuits® can do to help your business grow, contact us today at 647-888-7872. Larissa NevilleClearline Chartered Accountants, Surrey-White RockLarissa Neville is a chartered professional accountant with a passion for working with small business owners to help them achieve greater success. Larissa has extensive experience in accounting, taxation and auditing with a keen interest in developing relationships and working closely with her clients, understanding their needs to ensure that they are on the right track for financial success.Jan NighswanderJ. Nighswander & Associates Inc., Calgary #1Jan Nighswander is an organizational development and human resources specialist with 30 years of experience working in Alberta's energy industry, private health care businesses and management consulting practices. Through her experience working in and with dynamic companies in senior leadership roles, Jan brings a straightforward, practical approach to helping leaders and organizations find solid solutions that support their business success.Colleen O’BrienPractical Solutions Vocational Services, LondonPractical Solutions was created in 2005, based on Colleen O’Brien’s own experience with personal and professional transition, as well as the belief that we all have employability potential even during a divorce, injury, or other life changing circumstances. Colleen works closely with clients to provide a comprehensive vocational assessment to determine income potential, realistic occupation options and fair spousal support. Colleen believes that introducing this process early in the divorce or trauma process can help all parties to minimize feeling overwhelmed and gain a sense of control over their own future.Kathleen O’GradyKathleen O’Grady Design/grady bleu, SaskatoonKathleen, designer and creative director makes clothing for women who appreciate style, quality and authentic simplicity in their dress. Promoting awareness of the 'slow clothing' movement, she uses mostly natural fabrics such as silk, wool, cotton, linen and hemp.Rhonda PageKnow Your Difference, TorontoRhonda has 30 years experience building global brands for companies like Kraft and Coca Cola. She works with consultants, coaches, and creative professionals to get them clear on the ONE THING that makes them different, so they can get great clients and keep them long term. Her online classes attract students from all over the world. Nicole PereiraCambridge Honda Centre, Kitchener-WaterlooI am in the car business, but I think of myself as being in the “people business”. At Cambridge Centre Honda, our customers know they will receive exceptional customer service at our dealership, and that is what keeps them coming back. Audrey PleMagenta Marketing, VancouverWhat gets us excited at Magenta is an opportunity to develop great brands, write compelling content, and build marketing programs to drive results. We’re a team of marketing pros with tons of experience and creative energy. From marketing strategies, to planning and execution, we take care of getting our clients noticed.Angelika PodgorskaMcQuarrie Hunter LLP’s Litigation Practice Group, VancouverAngelika works in McQuarrie Hunter LLP’s Litigation Practice Group, focusing primarily on family law and employment law (non-union), with experience in general civil litigation, property/real estate litigation, estate litigation, commercial litigation, plaintiff’s injury and ICBC defense work.Liza ProvenzanoSparkHR, MississaugaLiza Provenzano is Founder of SparkHR, a human resources firm that focuses on helping businesses to become more successful through the performance of aligned, capable and engaged teams. Liza is an experienced HR professional, bringing twenty years of practical HR perspectives and insights to the solutions that SparkHR offers clients. With the depth of HR experience Liza brings to the table, she is able to work as a trusted advisor to implement the HR actions businesses need to achieve their business plans.Kathleen RakeClick Media Works, AbbotsfordKathleen Rake is founder of Click Media Works, a Fraser Valley-based hands-on communications firm where she and her team of professional writers, editors, and media specialists work to help you deliver your message to your audience, quickly and with impact. Theresa Reno-EnouenVice President, Senior Commercial Relationship Manager in Phoenix, Arizona BMO Harris Bank , Paradise ValleyOver 30 years in the financial services industry specializing in commercial lending, treasury management and providing outstanding client services and relationships. Joanne RichardsonMNP LLP, AbbotsfordJoanne is an accountant with over 20 years experience in assisting individuals and their businesses with accounting, tax and business consulting needs.
Though Joanne serves a wide range of industries, she also specializes in serving health care and other professionals.
Joanne excels at creating cohesive tax plans that suit client needs and she provides a high level of responsiveness and caring.
Judith RichardsonGroYourBiz Ltd., PONO Consultants International Inc., C-Level Executive Solutions , HalifaxAs founder of PONO Consultants International Inc., and active member of C-Level Executive Solutions (CEO, COO, Strategist), and Board Chair of Halifax GroYourBiz, “it’s about change and growth!” Judith knows how to make things happen. She is an expert in bringing the right players together so clients reach and even exceed their business objectives.Cayley RoddPavey Law LLP, CambridgeCayley is a lawyer and partner at her law firm serving the Waterloo Region and Cambridge in particular. Her practice focuses on corporate work for owner operated businesses, ranging from sole proprietorships to corporations with hundreds of employees. She also works with a number of local not for profit and charitable groups, handles real estate law (both residential and commercial) and wills and estates. She is a Rotarian, loves cycling and is active in the community, currently serving as the Board Chair for the local women’s shelters. Jas SalhHollisWealth, a division of Scotia Capital Inc., SurreyJas provides clients holistic financial solutions allowing them to make informed decisions regarding their Investments, Retirement and Estate Planning. Jas works with you, managing your financial journey at every stage of your life and connecting you with other professionals as needs arise.Dorothea SautterRoyal LePage Benchmark, CalgaryDorothea provides residential and commercial real estate services to clients in the greater Calgary area, striving to create client relationships built on trust and confidence. Her goal: a business built entirely upon referrals from clients who are completely satisfied with the professional and caring service they received. Charlene Savoie B.A., R.T.C., E.F.T.Peaceful Families & Peace Within Me , MonctonPeaceful Families & Peace Within Me is here to assist you to tap into your inner peace. The owner, Charlene Savoie, does this as she guides you to either release stress and anxiety through Emotional Freedom Techniques (a.k.a. tapping) or helps you to be a more mindful parent as a Parenting & Family Coach. Either way, more peace within is her goal. Jaci ScullyJaci Scully Creative, PhoenixFreelance creative with extensive experience in marketing
and branding. Strategist, thinker and communicator
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Linda also knows how lonely it can be at the top! To be able to call a law firm for advice on any matter, trivial or traumatic gives an entrepreneur peace of mind and LegalShield makes this possible.Brenda SibleySinglePoint Staffing, PhoenixBrenda is the CEO and Co-Founder of SinglePoint Staffing, a cost-effective, flexible, enterprise-wide staffing solution for sourcing, screening and placing top talent for our customers. This talent includes a wide range of professionals from mid-level specialists to executive level managers and directors in a variety of fields. We are the Single source for your hiring needs.Alison SilgardoPacifica Treatment Centre, VancouverPacifica Treatment Centre is the oldest addictions treatment centre in BC and the only treatment centre in Vancouver for low income individuals. Our integrated program includes bio psycho social and spiritual elements. We believe in citizenship and invite all residents to be a citizen of our community with all the rights and responsibilities. Given the increasing need of our services and the reduction in government funding, we are constantly exploring options to work collaboratively and are open to hearing how we can work together. Roberta SniderPersonal Edge Training, Kitchener-WaterlooRoberta Snider owns and operates a highly successful personal training studio in Kitchener called Personal Edge Training. For the past 14 years, they have specialized in helping people change their lives through safe and effective assessment, customized programming and implementation of exercise and nutrition programs.Marnie SohnRussel + Sohn Photography, TorontoRussel + Sohn is the premier photography studio for successful professionals and entrepreneurs who want to take their business to the next level. Our in-depth approach guarantees executive portraits and headshots that look great, feel authentically like you, and that you will be proud to to have representing you and your brand.Jill Stairs, CPA, CGAEPR Daye Kelly & Associates, FrederictonJill is a partner with EPR Daye Kelly & Associates in Fredericton, NB and enjoys working with a diverse group of clients, providing business advisory, assurance, and tax services for individuals, not-for profits, municipalities, and small businesses across a wide range of industries. Jill has a professional background in the IT and Energy sectors, and is actively engaged in several non-profit and charitable organizations in Fredericton, which help her to build strong, meaningful relationships in the community.Cindy StradlingTHRIVE by Cindy Stradling, MarkhamFacilitator, coach, speaker, sales consultant and author, Cindy Stradling has developed unwavering resilience through her journey and has developed her THRIVE program to show others how they can too. Through her THRIVE program and personal coaching, Cindy helps clients move through their immediate challenges and build personal resilience to thrive through the next challenges life presents. Myrlene SundbergUrban Mode Furniture Boutique, TorontoCreated 40 years ago, Urban Mode is a modern furniture boutique showcasing such innovative brands as Blu Dot, Softline, Muuto, Normann, Hay, DellaRobbia & Pablo. Voted Best Furniture Store in Toronto for the 4 years. Experts in sourcing for hospitality, corporate, retail and residential. Athena TaddeiLittle Fish Big Pond Inc., BurlingtonAll businesses have one common thread... CUSTOMERS, and we are OBSESSED with designing AMAZING Customer Experiences. We are a team of CREATIVE and STRATEGIC problem solvers who help organizations of all sizes, sectors, and industries achieve successful OUTCOMES through: CORPORATE CULTURE, EMPLOYEE AMBASSADORS, PROCESSES, SALES and CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING, STRATEGIC MARKETING, BRANDING, DESIGN and much, much more. Looi TanMusica Academy-Yamaha School Ltd, CalgaryEstablished in 2001, Musica Academy is an authorized Yamaha music school in Calgary. We offer high standard music lessons in keyboard, piano, violin, guitar, flute, music history and music theory. Music classes are available in both group and private settings at two locations - NW Calgary and SW Calgary.
Angie TsaiBIOESQUE CORPORATION, VancouverTo create the products that deliver visible results, BIOESQUE® looked towards science and nature. Our elegant formulations are derived from pure, powerful natural ingredients, because we understand a product can only be as good as what’s inside.
At, BIOESQUE®, beauty is more than just skin deep. It’s a way of life.Laura ValvasoriGood to Grow Marketing & Flying Solo Academy, BurlingtonAs the owner of Good to Grow Marketing, Laura helps business-to-business companies overcome the overwhelm of marketing through better strategy and planning. As the Founder of Flying Solo Academy, Laura helps people from the corporate world become successful solo consultants and create a life they love. Dr. Irit Van-HamOlliane, AuroraOlliane was created in order to offer non-toxic, highly effective, all natural, and personalized skincare products. It was created as an alternative to traditional products that contain potentially harmful ingredients that may damage your skin and affect your health. Olliane creates customized products that are formulated to match your personal needs and preferences with the ideal combination of active plant-based ingredients.Angelika VanceTELUS Communications Inc., Surrey/White RockAngelica Vance is Director of Product & Services for Small Business Marketing at TELUS, a leading national telecommunications company that provides innovative communications, information, and entertainment solutions for customers at home, at work, and on the go. She and her team are passionate about helping businesses succeed by developing and delivering solutions that meet their evolving needs.Wendy VineyardVineyard & Associates, TorontoReady to avoid premature aging? Wendy inspires and guides women to look and feel 10 years younger naturally! She’s the author of Powerful Habits to Grow Younger Every Day, a speaker, workshop leader, and a transformational coach. Book your free session now: https://www.timetrade.com/book/YNHJR Donna Vocaturo CohenDoctorCare PLLC & Business Office Suites LLC, PhoenixDonna is the owner and manager of the professional executive suite rentals conveniently located in the heart of upscale Kierland, Scottsdale. Donna also wears a second hat -- that of the CFO, Administrator and co-owner of DoctorCare, a valley-wide Primary Care medical practice that offers housecalls. Insurance and Private Pay patients accepted. Ronalda WalshRevel Communications, St. John'sRonalda understands the importance of growing your business, protecting reputations, and building trust. She has 20 years of experience developing corporate strategies in media relations, public affairs, crisis communications, internal communications, video marketing, presentation and media training.Katie Welch, M.A., SPHRBeachFleischman, PhoenixKatie Welch is a Senior Human Resources Consultant within BeachFleischman's Strategic Operations and Advisory Resources group, and serves as the human resources consulting practice leader in Phoenix, AZ. BeachFleischman is one of Arizona's largest locally-owned public accounting and management consulting firms, offering a wide range of consulting and compliance services to help organizations align operations, attract and retain staff, support growth, improve accountability and achieve compliance. Katie leads the firm’s dedicated HR Consulting practice in Phoenix, helping clients of all sizes and industries achieve their business goals through robust human resource strategies and programs. Korean WhitneyWorld Financial Group, LondonKorean Whitney is a Financial Advisor and Educator. Her passion for the past 16 years has been Financial Literacy - bringing Canadians a financial education they never had, but always deserved! She prides herself on teaching financial concepts and strategies to serve and empower all walks of life to fully engage in and understand their personal financial future. After all, how long do we need money in our life?!Lynn WilliamsThe Lifestyle Protector, VancouverThe Lifestyle Protector is a boutique financial advising practice helping business owners, lawyers and health professionals build, protect and preserve wealth so they flourish financially.Diane WoodenDiane Wooden Consulting, HalifaxI provide clarity for employers with their people issues. These services include conflict resolution, recruitment, retention, termination, performance management, facilitation, HR strategies and processes.Lee WoodwardWoman in Disguise, PhoenixWoman in Disguise provides a transformative experience that will make a woman feel beautiful, confident, and authentic every time she puts on her wig.Cecily WoolrichWoolrich Group, CalgaryAs principal and lead project coordinator of Woolrich Group Design and Construction, Cecily is passionate about working to make the renovation experience for the client as effortless as possible. Her extensive experience has taught her how critical it is to integrate the design and construction process; hence building a dedicated team of Woolrich Group.
Jackie WszalekSplash Printing, Marketing and Design, PhoenixSplash Printing, Marketing and Design empowers innovative business leaders with creative, marketing strategies and tools to meet their sales goals with great business cards, brochures, banners, etc. Communicate your message well with great design, content and quality collateral.