2019 Business Excellence Awards

Wednesday April 24, 2019 - Caesars Windsor, Augustus Ballrooms

Photos from Mike Kovaliv Photography

Celebrating Business Excellence in Windsor and Essex County

Congratulations to the 29th Annual Business Excellence Award Recipients!

2019 ATHENA Award
Sherrilynn Colley-Vegh, Director of Leadership Development & Training – United Way

2019 Believe Windsor Essex Award
Alan Quesnel, President – The Alan Quesnel Family Foundation

2019 Entrepreneur of the Year
Peter Valente, President – Valente Development Corporation

2019 Large Company of the Year
Vistaprint

2019 Mid-Size Company of the Year
Monarch Basics

2019 New Business of the Year
Xperience Home Health Care

2019 Pillars of our Community
John McGivney Children’s Centre

2019 Professional of the Year
Allison Hawkins, Partner/Owner – Hawkins & Company Accounting Professional Corporation

2019 Small Company of the Year
Head of the Class

2019 Tourism & Hospitality
Urban Surf Company

2019 Young Professional of the Year
Celso Oliveira, Manager Business Centre – Business Development Bank of Canada

Thank you to our generous sponsors, we could not host the BEA’s without your support!

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29th Annual Business Excellence Awards Finalists

The 2019 BEA Finalists include:

Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists

Katelynn Garvin, Owner – The Schoolhouse Early Learning Centre/The School House Academy
Radu Bogdanel, President – Fulger Transport Inc.
Peter Valente, President – Valente Development Corporation

Large Company of the Year Finalists
Contract Glaziers Corporation
Reliance Home Comfort
Vistaprint

Mid-Size Company of the Year Finalists
Deerbrook Realty
Fahrhall Home Comfort Specialists
Monarch Basics

New Business of the Year Finalists
RFG Plumbing
The Hungry Pooch
Xperience Home Health Care

Pillars of our Community Finalists
In Honour of the Ones We Love
John McGivney Children’s Centre
The Multicultural Council of Windsor Essex County

Professional of the Year Finalists
Allison Hawkins, Partner/Owner – Hawkins & Company Accounting Professional Corporation
Dr. Kelly Upcott, Naturopathic Doctor – Lifetime Wellness Center/Origins Naturopathic Retreat
Leigh Vachon, Executive Director – Victoria Manor Supportive Housing

Small Company of the Year Finalists
Head of the Class
Macro Foods
Windsor Circus School

Tourism & Hospitality Finalists
Jack’s Group
The Grove Hotel & Brew House
Urban Surf Company

Young Professional of the Year Finalists
Dr. Maxwell Abraham, Orthodontist, Owner – Abraham Orthodontics
Celso Oliveira, Manager Business Centre – Business Development Bank of Canada
Matthew Thibert, Pharmacist/Owner – Shopper Drug Mart

ATHENA Award Recipient
Sherrilynn Colley-Vegh, Director of Leadership Development & Training – United Way

Believe Windsor Essex Award Recipient
Alan Quesnel, President – The Alan Quesnel Family Foundation