Some of Jody’s various awards include: Toronto Region Board of Trade’s Business Leader of the Year Award (2014), Rotman Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year (2001), Canada’s Top 40 under 40 (2001), Business Excellence Award in the Community, Presented by The Toronto Board of Trade (2005), Kaufman Community Award (2005), Humanitarian of the Year, Promotional Product Professionals of Canada Association (2010), and Local Hero Award, Women of Influence (2011). POWER Mentor Excellence Award (2013), Canada’s Profit W100 Award (2012), TD Bank: Paul Croutch Award (2012), FLARE Magazine Volunteer of the Year Award-finalist (2007 & 2008), Retail Council of Canada – Most Promising Student (1986)
Jody lives in Toronto with two wonderful children, who are raised with a “Give Back where You Live” philosophy.
She is also often sought out for speaking engagements due to her successful entrepreneurial business experience, and has been featured in various media outlets. This video highlights key themes and topics that Jody’s can speak to.