Interview with a CEO

Apr 16, 2019

NuGround - Co-Founder, Julian Quinones

Hey! My name is Julian Quinones and I’m the co-founder of NuGround. A local moving and junk removal company. Growing up, I was always fascinated with the idea of being an entrepreneur. To me, it meant...
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Mar 6, 2019

strEATS Kitchen - CEO, Joe Klassen

Joe Klassen, the founder and CEO of strEATS Kitchen, started with Joey’s Only Seafood Restaurants in 1985 and started franchising his then 9 stores in 1992. Joe is involved daily with Joey’s...
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Feb 26, 2019

Maid 4 Ironing - CEO, Carlos Costa Tell us about the Maid 4 Ironing concept. Carlos Costa: Nearly 96% of North American households own laundry appliances at home and almost everyone needs to iron / press / fold...
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Jan 21, 2019

GetintheLoop - CEO, Matt Crowell What’s the story behind GetintheLoop? Matt Crowell: GetintheLoop started out as a project to help connect golf courses to local golfers in Kelowna through their mobile phones...
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Dec 31, 2018

Clean-a-PEEL - CEO, Wayne Jackson Tell us about the Clean-a-PEEL concept. Wayne Jackson: Clean-a-PEEL is a product that was developed in Australia almost 20 years ago and is used widely there and throughout...
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Sep 6, 2018

Funtopia - Yasen Nikolov, CEO What’s the story behind Funtopia? Yasen Nikolov: Funtopia was created out of a desire to provide a new type of entertainment that would be an alternative to today’s...
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Jul 13, 2018

MVP Modern Barbers - Brian Bonsma, CEO What’s the story behind MVP Modern Barbers? Brian Bonsma: MVP Modern Barbers opened their first location in Calgary in 2004. It was built on the simple idea that men were looking...
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Jun 14, 2018

Senior Helpers - Ray Gasparet, COO

Ray Gasparet, Senior Helpers' COO Ray has held the position of COO since November of 2016. Prior to joining the team at Senior Helpers, Ray enjoyed a reputation of being a highly motivated...
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May 16, 2018

Prohibition - Christopher Mennillo, VP Tell us about the PROHIBITION concept. Christopher Mennillo: Prohibition is the obvious choice for all smokers in Canada. We take pride in supplying a vast selection of quality...
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