PROFIT/Chatelaine W100

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Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs for 2013

222% Average 3-year revenue growth You'll find engrossing stories in the following pages about underdogs, grinders, comeback artists and trailblazers who have built flourishing firms. You'll also find a wealth of proven strategies that you can apply in your own role as a business leader.

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W100 Rank Senior Executive(s) Company Revenue 3-year Revenue Growth (%) Employees Exports (% of revenue)
1 Kelsey Ramsden Belvedere Place Development Ltd. 25-50M 192 158 0
2 Shaemin Ukani Arrow Professional Services Inc. 15-25M 1,545 111 0
3 Shannon Rogers Global Relay Communications Inc. 25-50M 141 270 97
4 Janet Stimpson White House Design Co. Inc. 10-15M 192 111 53
5 Lorna Vanderhaeghe Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions Inc. 5-10M 643 16 0
6 Caroline Néron Groupe Boutique Néron 9853341 610 70 3
7 Amiee Chan Norsat International Inc. US 25-50M 100 163 82
8 Shannon Bowen-Smed Bowen Workforce Solutions Inc. 50-75M 123 44 0
9 Meighen Nehme The Job Shoppe Inc. 5-10M 371 500 2
10 Janet Zhang VancouverABC New Immigrants Information Services Inc. 2-5M 2,305 33 0
11 Victoria Sopik / Jennifer Nashmi Kids & Company Ltd. 25-50M 103 869 0
12 PJ Ferguson / Jill Dee Ferguson ABL Employment Inc. & ABL London Inc. 15-25M 163 37 1
13 Janis Grantham Eagle Professional Resources Inc. 100-250M 73 94 0
14 Ersilia Serafini Summerhill 15-25M 106 53 0
15 Tonia Jahshan Steeped Tea Inc. 5-10M 925 43 1
16 Orit Koren Trillium FSB Inc. 5-10M 475 12 0
17 Julie Cole / Julie Ellis / Cynthia Esp / Tricia Mumby Mabel's Labels Inc. 5-10M 106 47 40
18 Teresa Spinelli Italian Centre Shop Ltd. 25-50M 25 213 0
19 Madeleine Paquin Logistec Corp. 250860000 17 1,000 25
20 Mary Beth Denomy Free For All Marketing Inc. 5-10M 183 120 0
21 Amelia Warren / Sylvie Rochette Victoria Epicure Inc., Epicure Selections 50-75M 40 164 0
22 Colleen Hurst Personnel by ProStaff 5-10M 311 225 3
23 Lakshmi Raj Replicon Inc. 15-25M 36 360 89
24 Michele Romanow Buytopia.ca 5-10M 3,163 55 0
25 Gina Rizhanovsky PCMusic (PCM Technologies Inc.) 5-10M 46 59 65
26 Kim Shannon Sionna Investment Managers Inc. 5-10M 49 21 0
27 Monique Janower / Lori Billey RED The Agency Inc. 5-10M 134 40 0
28 Marla Schwartz Benecaid Health Benefit Solutions Inc. 9525742 64 42 0
29 Susan Niczowski Summer Fresh Salads Inc. 75-100M 6 280 20
30 Margaret Skinner West Central Pelleting Ltd. 15-25M 53 29 0
31 Sherri Stevens SRG (Stevens Resource Group Inc.) 25-50M 40 450 16
32 Cheryl Ng / Lillian Ng / Jennifer Ng FouFou Dog 2-5M 348 10 33
33 Tracey Bochner Paradigm Public Relations Inc. 2-5M 152 28 2
34 Sonya Meloff Sales Talent Agency Inc. 2-5M 266 28 10
35 Sydney Ryan / Cindy Roma Telelink Call Centre 5-10M 123 138 40
36 Viive Tamm Tamm + Kit (Tamm Communications Inc.) 10-15M 72 24 0
37 Arlene Flock Flagworks Inc. 5-10M 41 40 5
38 Karina Birch Rocky Mountain Soap Co. Inc. 5-10M 59 90 2
39 Corrine Sandler Fresh Intelligence Research Corp. 2-5M 605 19 41
40 Marion Witz Elizabeth Grant International Inc. 15-25M 19 155 76
41 Mandy Gilbert Creative Niche Inc. 5-10M 110 18 25
42 Farah Perelmuter Speakers' Spotlight 15-25M 28 30 10
43 Maria Vandenhurk Banyan Work Health Solutions 10-15M 4 107 1
44 Sandra Fradet RobotShop Distribution Inc. 5-10M 112 23 75
45 Virginia Poly Poly Services Group 2-5M 148 70 0
46 Sally Daub ViXS Systems Inc. US 25-50M -38 161 100
47 Delores Lawrence NHI Nursing & Homemakers Inc. 5-10M 45 303 0
48 Jean (Bobi) Smith C.W. Smith Crane Services (2009) Ltd. 5-10M 48 15 0
49 Nathalie Lacoste Équation Humaine 2539711 1,170 43 6
50 Lee Meagher Scootaround Inc. 4687832 42 54 75
51 Mandy Farmer Accent Inns Ltd. 10-15M -7 173 3
52 Marla Kott / Ellen Flanders / Kristin MacMillan Imprint Plus (Illen Products Ltd.) 5-10M 25 58 83
53 Ann Kaplan iFinance Canada Inc. 15-25M -2 63 0
54 Ruth Douglas News Canada Inc. 5-10M 5 45 3
55 Stephanie Ciccarelli Voices.com 2-5M 446 27 92
56 Tamara Barker Watson Whitestone Developments Ltd. 10-15M 17 76 0
57 Kim Weimer Fastener Warehouse Ltd. 10-15M 14 55 10
58 Jennifer Carscallen Arletta Environmental Consulting Inc. 1-2M 795 17 0
59 Meryl Rosenthal HirePower Inc. 2-5M 72 49 3
60 Nancy Mudford Spa Boutique Ltd. 2-5M 422 24 0
61 Alina Martin Danatec Educational Services Ltd. 2-5M 28 15 10
62 Grail Noble Yellow House Events Inc. 2-5M 155 24 76
63 Marie-Josée Gagnon / Carolyn Ray / Annick Bélanger CASACOM 3415714 84 25 21
64 Amanda Stewart Eventive Marketing Inc. 2-5M 281 8 0
65 Tara Kelly Splice Software Inc. 2-5M 209 21 0
66 Linda Collier-Shaw Tri-ad International Freight Forwarding Ltd. 10-15M 8 49 22
67 Charline LeBlanc The Placement Office 2-5M 134 400 100
68 Eveline Charles EvelineCharles Salon | Spa | Beauty MD | Academy 15-25M 2 237 0
69 Leah Lipkowitz Montreal Home, Maison Montréal, Toronto Home, Vancouver Home 1-2M 395 20 0
70 Melanie Lang NAKAI Group 2-5M 221 45 0
71 Claudia Sjoberg Atlantis Programs Inc., Pedalheads Bike Camps Inc. 2-5M 61 262 2
72 Jane Gowing Gowing Contractors Ltd. 10-15M -7 31 0
73 Trish Renna Zado LOFT Communications + Events Inc. 2-5M 95 10 0
74 Pat McNamara APEX Public Relations Inc. 5-10M 10 27 2
75 Lara Murphy / Karen Ryan Ryan Murphy Construction Inc. 1-2M 502 5 1
76 Patrizia Trapasso Locomotive Marketing Inc. 2-5M 157 5 0
77 Sandra Oliver Impact Coaches 1-2M 283 13 43
78 Laura Araneda Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling Inc. 5-10M -7 101 3
79 Marnie Walker 401 Bay Centre Offices Inc. 1-2M 226 4 0
80 Heather Angel Trumps Fine Food Merchants & Wholesalers 2-5M 21 30 25
81 Jane Wood Bug in a Rug Canada Inc. 2-5M 125 8 2
82 Joanna Duong Henkaa Inc. 1-2M 461 21 63
83 Chandra Clarke Scribendi.com 2-5M 107 191 93
84 Marja Hillis Molok North America Ltd. 2-5M 170 13 0
85 Susan Wortzman Wortzman Nickle Professional Corp. 2-5M 12 48 3
86 Rose Keunen Henro Dairy Farms 2-5M 17 7 0
87 Trish Ronan ENJO Canada Inc. 2-5M 35 157 0
88 Lilia Fraser Pump House Brewery Ltd. 5-10M 15 55 0
89 Dale Morris Ascribe Marketing Communications Inc. 1-2M 141 7 7
90 Laura Hansen IG Image Group Inc. 5-10M 18 21 6
91 Cynthia Richards / Zora Kriz Event Spectrum Inc. 5-10M 2 21 0
92 Natasha Koifman NKPR Inc. 2-5M 74 20 10
93 Maureen Lucas LucasWorks! Inc. 5-10M -4 13 0
94 Shantal Feltham Stiris Research Inc. 2-5M 29 29 73
95 Louisa Chiaramonte Ad Vendors International Inc. 2-5M 50 7 0
96 Nancy Peterson HomeStars 2-5M 244 35 0
97 Andrea Pyman Pyman Media Group, Pyman Productions, Pyman Broadcast Centre, Tri-Lite TV 1-2M 99 11 15
98 Shelley Fleckenstein Kings Physiotherapy Clinic Ltd. (CBI Health Group) 2-5M 31 23 0
99 Sarah White / Denise Taschereau Fairware Promotional Products Ltd. 2-5M 119 9 22
100 Alexandra Messinis Sundance Ski & Board Shop 2-5M 74 17 2