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Biggest B.C. Businesses Owned by Women in 2019

Lisa Ridgedale and the team at Hakemi & Ridgedale LLP would like to congratulate their good friends and colleagues, Leslie Meingast of TPD and Heather Angel of Trumps Fine Food Merchants & Wholesalers, who were recently announced on the list of Biggest B.C. Businesses Owned by Women in 2019 published in Business in Vancouver. Read article.

TPD and Trumps Fine Food Merchants & Wholesalers are successful businesses run by responsible, imaginative, and results-focused women. Lisa Ridgedale and her team are proud to know and support Leslie Meingast and Heather Angel in their commitment to excellence and positive change in the way they conduct business in Vancouver and internationally.

TPD employs 1,150 people in B.C. and offers HR managed services (payroll, benefits management, outplacement), HR consulting, HR technology, insourced talent acquisition, temporary staffing, permanent recruiting, and contingent workforce management. TPD understands the rapidly changing landscapes in business and HR and provides cutting edge solutions and hands-on expertise to support these changes. TPD has been operating since 1980 and provides tailored and scalable solutions to organizations that are experiencing growth and change, and are focused on the pursuit of a positive employee culture.

Trumps Fine Food Merchants & Wholesalers employs 30 people in B.C. and creates a range of 200 desserts for major hotels, country clubs, café chains, restaurants, institutional food service, food distributors, and grocery store chains. Trumps has been around since 1987, is GMP-accredited, and has been the supplier of baked goods for Starbucks Canada for 21 years. Trumps celebrates diversity and positively contributes to the community and environment through numerous organizations including Friends for Life and Loving Spoon Full. 

Lisa Ridgedale and her team wish Leslie Meingast and Heather Angel continued success in their respective paths of extraordinary achievement.