Meet The Maker

Welcome to this space where we celebrate our Members. Come to know their stories and see why they are difference makers.

Kara

Kara

Founder

Kara Isert launched Sparkplug Coffee in 2014 out of a personal quest to share her love of really, really...

Veneise

Veneise

Founder

As a busy Mom of two, Veneise started up her sauce business so families could enjoy her Jamaican...

Sandra Flores

Sandra Flores

Founder

The original “Sauce Lady Boss” Sandra Flores, was first introduced to the world of Mexican hot...

Bridget Love

Bridget Love

CEO & Founder

Bridget Love is the CEO & Founder of Care/Of, a B2B consultancy that helps build stronger work teams through...

Irene

Irene

Founder

With an idea ahead of it’s time, Irene started Meal In A Jar from her home kitchen. Like many families...

Paloma Lara

Paloma Lara

Founder

Talk about a career pivot…after working for more than a decade in the fashion industries of Italy and Brazil

Ksenya von Shlezinger

Ksenya von Shlezinger

Portrait Photographer

Ksenya has been cooking from an early age on her organic family farm. Inspired by the vegetables, herbs..

Catherine Chen

Catherine Chen

Founder

A trailblazer and innovator, Catherine Chen (CC) once held the first non-lawyering leadership position...

Heather

Heather

Founder

For Heather Shouldice of BUFF, life has a funny way of getting you to exactly where you’re supposed to...

Azrah Manji-Savin

Azrah Manji-Savin

CEO & Co-Founder

Azrah Manji-Savin is the CEO & Co-Founder of the kitchen marketplace app Syzl, which enables gig economy...

Ana

Ana

Co-Founder

In 2013, Ana and her husband Drew started a family-run business in Oshawa, Ontario born out of a love...

Sonia Thapar

Sonia Thapar

Founder

With a background in business and marketing, Chef Sonia first founded her Personal Chef & Catering...

Sabrina Boulkheir

Sabrina Boulkheir

Founder

Originally from Paris, France – Sabrina has embarked on an exciting new entrepreneurial journey to share..

Suzanne Schmidt

Suzanne Schmidt

Founder

Born in England and raised in Guyana, Suzanne’s food journey began when she wanted to make her own...

Andrea Watson

Andrea Watson

Founder

Andrea Watson, The Chief Taste Tester of FreshWagon and Nature Knows – really does know a thing....

Elisabeth

Elisabeth

Founder

Elisabeth could’ve started any business, she’s travelled the world, and worked in the world of...

Michele Revivo

Michele Revivo

Founder

Michele Revivo, Founder of Better Snack. Better You.™ spent the last year developing an innovative snack...

Sabina Batelman

Sabina Batelman

Co-Founder

Sabina Batelman is the co-founder of Lunchers, a Toronto-based company that makes single-portioned...

Dawn Chapman

Dawn Chapman

Founder

It was in 2011, when Dawn leveraged her past experience managing cafés in the U.K. to open Lazy Daisy’s..

Cheryl Haskett

Cheryl Haskett

Founder

Many people might know how the farm is open-to-the public where you can learn about agriculture...