2019 Keynote Sponsor
Lecturer at Schulich School of Business, Co-Founder at Maple Leaf Angels
Marnie’s passion is entrepreneurship. A serial entrepreneur she has founded, grown and sold 2 successful companies. The first was Student Express a special needs school bus company that she grew from a start up to a muliti-million-dollar company with a fleet of 250 buses and 300 employees. The most recent venture, 401 Bay Centre which she sold in 2015 was an executive office centre located in the heart of downtown Toronto.
She has received many awards and acknowledgments for her entrepreneurial achievements including Canada’s Women Entrepreneur of the Year, Extraordinary Women of the Year and inclusion in the W100 Top Women Business Leaders in Canada for over 10 years.
She co-founded Maple Leaf Angels, an angel investment group composed of high net worth investors that invest in start-up and early stage high potential companies.
Marnie has taught entrepreneurship at the Schulich School of Business and spoken widely on entrepreneurship. She reviews business plans for funding for Ontario Centres of Excellence and sits on the advisory boards of various high growth companies.