PROFIT/Chatelaine W100

#28

Jane Gowing

President

Company Profile

Company: Gowing Contractors Head Office: St. George, Ont. Website: www.gowingcontractors.com

Company Financials

3-year revenue growth (%): 75 2015 Revenue: $10M-$20M Employees: 39

Spotlight

What her company does: Manufactures water and waste water systems

What you can learn from her: When she had trouble financing the expansion of her business—lenders often see construction as high-risk—Gowing hired a CFO and forged strategic partnerships with other firms. The changes helped secure the cash.