Sherry Isnor: Design Marketing

Sherry Isnor

Sherry Isnor is President of Design Marketing, a consultant and supplier of promotional products, apparel and workwear, located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. After working in sales at Design Marketing for 10 years, Sherry acquired the business in 2012. It was the greatest moment in her life and she set out with a clear vision of…

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Rosa Turchio: Cargo Partners International

Rosa Turchio Cargo Partners Intl Inc.

Rosa Turchio is President and CEO of Cargo Partners International Inc., a freight forwarding company based in Mississauga Ontario with a second office in Detroit, which just opened in February of this year. Rosa’s story is one of incredible strength amidst adversity, passion for her business and an unwavering belief in herself with the help…

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Maryse Benhoff: BG Communications International Inc.

Maryse Benhoff

Maryse Benhoff is President of BG Communications International Inc. based in Montreal.  Founded in 1994 Maryse had a hunch that with globalization an increasing reality in the business world, multilingual translation would be the business of the future. And she was right.  BG Communications International Inc. has a staff of 20, 2.5 thousand translators world…

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Shirley Smith: Buckland

Shirley Smith

Shirley Smith is President of Buckland, a logistics and trade services partner offering customs brokerage services as well as a multitude of trade related services. Buckland was established in 1945 and  Shirley is the third generation at the helm of this family owned and operated business headquartered in St. Thomas, Ontario. As well as a…

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Mandy Rennehan: Blue-Collar CEO™

Mandy Rennehan

Mandy Rennehan is a Founder & CEO of Freshco (not the grocery store), WBE Canada certified business. Mandy is a highly regarded leader with many accolades, including WXN’s Top 100 Canadian Women and Profit Magazine’s Top 100. In 2017 she received RBC’s Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Award. Mandy came from humble beginnings as the daughter of…

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Sarah White: Strong Women Networks Are Critical For Business Success

Sarah White - Fairware

Sarah White is the COO and co-founder of Fairware,a small size company (10-99 employees) working in the promotional products industry. The company was founded in 2005 when Sarah joined forces with her business partner Denise Taschereau. They became WBE certified in 2010. WBE Canada: Why did you go into this business? Sarah: My business partner…

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Shannon Bowen-Smed: 2018 WBE of the Year Award Winner

Shannon Bowen-Smed Bowen Group

Shannon Bowen-Smed is the President & CEO of BOWEN Group, the leading independent Canadian recruitment and contractor management firm headquartered in Calgary, AB. Shannon was recently awarded 2018 WBE of the Year award and WBE Canada team was so impressed with her accomplishments and impact on the community that we decided to ask Shannon couple questions to…

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