2010 Winners

Sault Ste. Marie | Private Sector

Marian Theriault

Marian Theriault

Life is to be lived, says Marian Theriault, owner of Ithaka.
It took a leap of faith to jump back into it again after leaving a 30-year marriage with few earnings in the bank and a son to help through law school.

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North Bay | Public Sector

Judy Sharpe

Judy Sharpe

It really is all about the children for Judy Sharpe, executive director of One Kids Place Children’s Treatment Centre in North Bay.

“This work excites me,” says the Public Sector Award winner adding that, “it is meaningful work and it has been a true privilege.”

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Sudbury | Young Entrepreneur

Teri Treftlin

Darby-Reed Massimiliano & Brenna Massimiliano

Fric and Frac. It is a term of endearment used by Brenna and Darby-Reed’s mother, Sarah, when she refers to her two girls in a fun-loving way. Little did the family know one day it would be on their business cards.

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Thunder Bay | Private Sector

Cindy Maki

Cindy Maki

Cindy Maki’s main objective in her business, True Vision, is to awaken a deeper level of curiosity, wonder and adventure in people.

“How do you want life to be? Your day? How do you want your energy best spent?” probes Maki of her clients

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Fort Frances | Public Sector

Angela Halvorsen

Angela Halvorsen

There is no specific training for a business investment officer. Sure, you can take counselling courses, but not everyone can truly see if someone has what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.

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Thunder Bay | Young Entrepreneur

Lindsey Beaulne

Lindsey Beaulne

Nobody can deny Lindsey Beaulne’s determination and passion.

When Moravia, the company she used to work for, required a demonstration pilot, Beaulne decided to take flight lessons and become a pilot.

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Thunder Bay | Aspiring Achiever Scholarship

Brittney Marshall

Brittney Marshall

For as long as Joanne Marshall can remember, her daughter Brittney has
always set the bar high for herself.

“Brittney has always been an overachiever,” says Joanne. “From day one, if the teacher told her to do something for homework and all she had to do was fill in the blanks, she’d make sure the whole page was coloured.

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