PROFIT/Chatelaine W100


Cathy Buckingham

President & CEO

Company Profile

Company: TNR Industrial Doors Head Office: Barrie, Ont. Website:

Company Financials

3-year revenue growth (%): 51 2015 Revenue: $10M-$20M Employees: 66


What her company does: Makes and sells industrial roll-up doors

What you can learn from her: Buckingham has had plenty of risks pay off: buying out her venture capital partner in 2012, for one, or doubling capacity to win foreign business, for another. But she is no cheerleader for recklessness. “The challenge is to grow at a good speed, but not too fast,” she says. “You can overdrive your headlights.”