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2022 Business Excellence Awards

Presented by Windsor Star

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Congratulations to all Finalists and
Award Recipients!

bea 22 ATHENA Nazzani and Demarco
2022 ATHENA Leadership Award
Federica Nazzani, Founder and Managing Partner of Capital Assist (Valuation) Inc.(right)

Award presented by Lena Demarco, Regional Director, Community Affairs - Bell. (left)

BEA 22 Believe Niforos and Woodfull

Believe Windsor-Essex Award  
Van Niforos, Penalty Box Windsor (left)

Award presented by David Woodfull, Vice President, Commercial Services - WFCU Credit Union (right)

BEA 22 Entrepreneur Blanken and Todorovic re_

Entrepreneur of the Year Award  
Goran Todorovic, Team Goran, RE/MAX CARE Realty

Award presented by John Blanken, Principal, Grant Thornton (left)

BEA 22 Green Innovation Gordon and Rogers

Green Innovation Award  
Green Heart Kitchen (right)

Award presented by Dr. Robert Gordon, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Windsor (left) to Dennis Rogers, Owner (right)

BEA 22 Large Company France and Dimenna

Large Company of the Year Award 
Red Sun Farms

Award presented by Patti France, President, St. Clair College (left) to Jim DiMenna, President & CEO, Red Sun Farms (right)

BEA 22 Mid-Size Janisse Lockwood Mundy

 Mid-Size Company of the Year Award 
Windsor Chapel Funeral and Cremation

Award presented by Marc Mundy, Vice President, Commercial Financial Services (right) to Scott Lockwood, CEO - Windsor Chapel (centre) and Leon Janisse, Principal CEO -Windsor Chapel (left)

BEA 22 Brian Chauvin Jenna Tolmie

New Company of the Year Award 
SPARK Pediatric Services

Award presented by Brian Chauvin Manager of Operations Windsor Essex and Chatham Kent - Enbridge (left) to Jenna Tolmie, Partner, SPARK Pediatric Services (right)

BEA 22 Pillars Schincariol, Chantelle, Iain

Pillars of our Community Award 
Fight Like Mason Foundation

Award presented by Steve Schincariol, VP of Commercial Operations - Motor City Community Credit Union (left) to Chantelle Bacon (centre) and Iain Macri (right)

BEA 22 Professional Rumfeldt and Coughlin

Professional of the Year Award
Fiona Coughlin, Habitat for Humanity Windsor-Essex

Award presented by Robert Rumfeldt, District Vice President, TD Commercial Banking (left)

BEA 22 Small Company Matthews, Hazzard

Small Company of the Year Award 
Absolute Comfort Control Services

Award presented by Jennifer Wells, General Manager – Families First Funeral Home (left) to Bryan and Kristine Hazzard, Owners of Absolute Comfort Control Services

BEA 22 Tourism and Hospitality Devine, Moldovan, Lepine

Tourism and Hospitality Award 
Wolfhead Distillery

Award presented by Kathleen Devine, Sr. Municipal Relations Manager, Government & Stakeholder Relations, OLG (left) and Natalie Lepine, Director, Hotel Sales and Hotel Operations, Caesars Windsor (right) to Danielle Moldovan, Director, Marketing & Events at Wolfhead Distillery (centre)

BEA 22 Young Pro Telegdy and Atkinson

Young Professional of the Year Award
Sawyer Telegdy, Shred Shop Wellness Complex

Award presented by Lori Atkinson, Regional Manager – Windsor Essex, Libro Credit Union (right)

2022 Award Finalists

Entrepreneur of the Year - sponsored by Grant Thornton 

Goran Todorovic, Broker/Owner, Team Goran, Re/Max Care Realty
Markie Tuckett, President/Designer, Timber + Plumb Kitchens and Cabinetry
Ryan Wise, CEO, Mosquito Man

New Company of the Year - sponsored by Enbridge

SPARK Pediatric Services
Wedding in the Woods
Windsor Creative

Professional of the Year - sponsored by TD Commercial Banking

Dr. Nadia Al-Aasm, Dentist/Owner, Cabana Dental
Fiona Coughlin, Executive Director, CEO, Habitat For Humanity Windsor-Essex
Dr. Phillip Olla, CEO, Audacia Bioscience

Tourism & Hospitality Award - sponsored by Caesars Windsor and OLG 

F+B Hospitality Group
The Grove Hotel and The Grove Bike House
Wolfhead Distillery

ATHENA® Leadership Award - sponsored by Bell 

Ms. Federica Nazzani
Founder and Managing Partner
Capital Assist (Valuation) Inc.


Believe Windsor-Essex Award - sponsored by WFCU Credit Union 

Mr. Van Niforos
The Penalty Box Restaurant 

Green Innovation Award - sponsored by University of Windsor and University of Windsor Alumni Association 

Contents Processing Centre
Green Heart Kitchen
Green Sun Rising

Pillars of our Community - sponsored by Motor City Community Credit Union 

Janet Brown, Windsor Public Library, John Muir Branch
Build A Dream
Fight Like Mason Foundation

Small Company of the Year - sponsored by Families First

Absolute Comfort Control Services
JEM Glamorganic Spa and Academy
RARE Butcher Shop


Mid-Size Company of the Year - sponsored by RBC

LFX Supply Centre
Sequel Tool and Mold
Windsor Chapel Funeral & Cremation


Large Company of the Year - sponsored by St. Clair College

Max Die Group
Red Sun Farms

Young Professional of the Year - sponsored by Libro Credit Union

Frazier Fathers, Institutional Strategic Planning Project Manager/Independent Consultant/Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Windsor and Community Policy Solutions
Jordyn Severin, Owner and Lead Instructor, Marie-Rose Music Studio
Sawyer Telegdy, Owner/Trainer/Nutritional Coach, The Shred Shop Wellness Complex