PROFIT/Chatelaine W100

From the 2012 W100 Ranking

Overview

Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs

Average 3-year revenue growth: 156%

The entrepreneurs honoured in the 14th annual PROFIT/Chatelaine ranking of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs run firms that are among the country's most thriving businesses.

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W100 Rank Senior Executive(s) Company 2011 Revenue 3-year Revenue Growth (%) Employees Exports (% of revenue)
1 Kelsey Ramsden Belvedere Place Development Ltd. $25-50 million 804 36 0
2 Shannon Rogers Global Relay Communications Inc. $15-25 million 171 200 95
3 Amiee Chan Norsat International Inc. US $25-50 million 112 172 78
4 Shaemin Ukani Arrow Professional Services Inc. $10-15 million 953 55 0
5 Allison Byrne Rocky Mountain Liquor Inc. $50-75 million 196 165 0
6 Meighen Nehme The Job Shoppe Inc. $5-10 million 286 550 5
7 Victoria Sopik | Jennifer Nashmi Kids & Company Ltd. $25-50 million 107 844 0
8 Sally Daub ViXS Systems Inc. US $50-75 million 115 285 100
9 Marion Witz Elizabeth Grant International Inc. $15-25 million 100 105 51
10 Susan Niczowski Summer Fresh Salads Inc. $75-$100 million 36 265 20
11 Shannon Bowen-Smed Bowen Workforce Solutions Inc. $50-75 million 76 39 0
12 Teresa Spinelli Italian Centre Shop Ltd. $25-50 million 29 165 1
13 Janis Grantham Eagle Professional Resources Inc. $100-$250 million 36 89 0
14 Corin Mullins HapiFoods Group Inc. $2-5 million 1,942 16 5
15 Lorna Vanderhaeghe Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions Inc. $2-5 million 763 22 5
16 Marla Schwartz Benecaid Health Benefit Solutions Inc. $5-10 million 72 44 0
17 Neena Kanwar KMH Cardiology and Diagnostic Centres $25-50 million 22 148 10
18 Tracey Bochner Paradigm Public Relations Inc. $2-5 million 476 26 1
19 PJ Ferguson | Jill Dee Ferguson ABL Employment Inc. & ABL London Inc. $15-25 million 79 27 0
20 Amelia Warren | Sylvie Rochette Epicure Selections $25-50 million 28 145 0
21 Madeleine Paquin Logistec Corp. $100-$250 million -2 1,156 22
22 Sherri Stevens SRG (Stevens Resource Group Inc.) $15-25 million 54 358 0
23 Lulu Cohen-Farnell Real Food for Real Kids Inc. $5-10 million 127 64 0
24 Taylor Thoen BTV Business Television (Milky Way Marketing Inc.) $5-10 million 120 18 6
25 Mandy Gilbert Creative Niche Inc. $5-10 million 110 22 10
26 Samantha (Sammie) Kennedy Booty Camp Fitness Inc. & Femme Fitale Fitness Inc. $2-5 million 383 53 5
27 Julie Cole | Julie Ellis | Tricia Mumby | Cynthia Esp Mabel's Labels Inc. $5-10 million 180 48 43
28 Kim Shannon Sionna Investment Managers Inc. $5-10 million 36 20 0
29 Grail Noble Yellow House Events Inc. $2-5 million 429 10 57
30 Sabine Veit Bäckerhaus Veit Ltd. $25-50 million 8 170 56
31 Tamara Barker Watson Whitestone Developments Ltd. $5-10 million 28 56 0
32 Eveline Charles EvelineCharles Salon | Spa | Beauty MD | Academy $15-25 million 5 207 0
33 Shelby Austin ATD Legal Services PC $2-5 million 336 20 0
34 Tara Kelly Splice Software Inc. $2-5 million 1,021 14 70
35 Joanne Granoski WCI Whyte Communication and Fleet Services Inc. $5-10 million 75 19 0
36 Barbara Kovensky Experchem Laboratories Inc. $5-10 million 20 75 60
37 Corrine Sandler Fresh Intelligence Research Corp. $2-5 million 452 19 19
38 Mandy Farmer Accent Inns Ltd. $10-15 million -20 170 7
39 Bonnie Derry Infotel Multimedia (Endymion Holdings Ltd.) $5-10 million 10 37 0
40 Soula Chronopoulos Taimma Communications Inc. $2-5 million 178 60 95
41 Viive Tamm Tamm + Kit (Tamm Communications Inc.) $10-15 million 14 26 0
42 Laura Araneda Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling Inc. $5-10 million 9 101 3
43 Joanne McLean Fern Hill School $5-10 million 11 67 0
44 Margaret Skinner West Central Pelleting Ltd. $10-15 million 2 26 0
45 Mary Beth Denomy Free For All Marketing Inc. $2-5 million 87 95 0
46 Maureen Lucas LucasWorks! Inc. $5-10 million 39 240 0
47 Jane Gowing Gowing Contractors Ltd. $10-15 million 28 30 0
48 Georgia Lloyd Always Home Homecare Services Ltd. $2-5 million 227 102 0
49 Lakshmi Raj Replicon Inc. $15-25 million 10 306 87
50 Linda Collier Tri-ad International Ltd. $15-25 million 2 66 44
51 Janice Rubin | Christine Thomlinson Rubin Thomlinson LLP $2-5 million 70 12 0
52 Monique Janower | Lori Billey RED The Agency Inc. $2-5 million 69 30 0
53 Gina Rizhanovsky PCMusic (PCM Technologies Inc.) $5-10 million 26 42 60
54 Marla Kott | Ellen Flanders | Kristin MacMillan Imprint Plus (Illen Products Ltd.) $5-10 million 3 55 82
55 Ellen Kral Kenilworth Publishing Inc. & Kenilworth Media Inc. $5-10 million 2 44 40
56 Johanne Devin NovAxis Solutions Inc. $1-2 million 427 17 90
57 Sue Bennett Bennett Design Associates Inc. $2-5 million 126 16 20
58 Pat McNamara APEX Public Relations Inc. $5-10 million -6 29 0
59 Jean (Bobi) Smith C.W. Smith Crane Services (2009) Ltd. $2-5 million 22 22 0
60 Delores Lawrence NHI Nursing & Homemakers Inc. $5-10 million -6 275 0
61 Trish Ronan ENJO Cleaning Canada Inc. $2-5 million 157 9 2
62 Ruth Douglas News Canada Inc. $5-10 million 9 39 3
63 Susan Wortzman Wortzman Nickle Professional Corp. $2-5 million 31 74 5
64 Lilia Fraser Pump House Brewery Ltd. $5-10 million 25 46 0
65 Cheryl Ng FouFou Dog $2-5 million 271 15 55
66 Lorie Legault Jertyne Interior Services Ltd. $15-25 million -26 145 0
67 Marnie Walker 401 Bay Centre Offices Inc. $1-2 million 233 5 0
68 Kim Weimer Fastener Warehouse Ltd. $10-15 million -14 49 10
69 Adele Salvagne All Languages Ltd. $5-10 million -10 184 5
70 Orit Koren Trillium FSB Inc. / First Class Financial Services Inc. $2-5 million 81 12 0
71 Penny Green Bacchus Law Corp. $2-5 million 43 16 15
72 Nancy Mudford Spa Boutique Ltd. $2-5 million 497 14 0
73 Tara Longo The Healthy Butcher (Ambrosia Gourmet Inc.) $2-5 million 48 43 0
74 Heather Angel Trumps Fine Food Merchants & Wholesalers $2-5 million 16 35 15
75 Tammy MacKay Moulding Warehouse Ltd. $2-5 million 34 11 5
76 Liz Falconer Brees Communications Inc. $2-5 million 55 9 0
77 Jane Wood Bug in a Rug Canada Inc. $2-5 million 181 9 3
78 Natasha Koifman NKPR Inc. $2-5 million 92 28 5
79 Lynn Cooke 360 Visibility Inc. $2-5 million 43 15 15
80 Dunya Marijan-Winterson wm+a & AlphaBee $5-10 million 2 185 0
81 Denise Taschereau | Sarah White Fairware Promotional Products Ltd. $2-5 million 123 9 17
82 Patrizia Trapasso Locomotive Marketing Inc. $2-5 million 71 4 0
83 Ema Dantas Language Marketplace Inc. $2-5 million 52 113 9
84 Lourdes Gant Manatee Holdings Ltd. $1-2 million 77 4 80
85 Linda Farha Zenergy Communications North America Inc. $2-5 million 73 14 47
86 Debra Lykkemark Culinary Capers Catering Inc. $5-10 million -16 95 0
87 Nancy Peterson HomeStars (Home Stars Directory Inc.) $1-2 million 450 21 5
88 Karina Birch Rocky Mountain Soap Co. Inc. $2-5 million 6 75 1
89 Chandra Clarke Scribendi.com US $1-2 million 119 99 76
90 Sandra Murre Jordan Engineering Inc. US $2-5 million 34 19 0
91 Cybele Negris Webnames.ca Inc. $2-5 million 4 27 15
92 Amber Hall Equator Coffee Roasters Inc. $1-2 million 43 16 0
93 Laura Hansen Image Group Inc. $5-10 million -33 22 1
94 Robin McCulloch HiTech Athletic Bracing and Orthotic Services Ltd. $1-2 million 29 5 10
95 Monica Noren Business Pro Computers (BPC Business Pro Computer Products Ltd.) $5-10 million -14 13 0
96 Lesley de Repentigny KnowledgeSurge Learning Solutions Inc. $2-5 million 28 22 10
97 Jody Steinhauer Bargains Group Ltd. $2-5 million 7 25 0
98 Joana Barbulescu AXIS Technical Services Corp. $2-5 million 12 22 0
99 Geneviève Gagnon La Fourmi Bionique Inc. $1-2 million 57 14 2
100 Shelley Fleckenstein Kings Physiotherapy Clinic Ltd. (CBI Health Group) $2-5 million 2 22 0