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Author Archives: J.D. Booth
J.D. Booth, our Publisher/Editor, has extensive experience in journalism and corporate communications. A resident of the Sarnia area since 1985, he has worked in industry and media. He was the founding editor and principal writer for a business oriented magazine between 2002 and 2006.
When people talk about engineering, especially if they life in Sarnia-Lambton, there’s a better than average chance that they actually know someone who’s actually an engineer, a member of the Professional Engineers Ontario, the licensing and regulating body in the province.
We last spoke with Nathan Colquhoun about two years ago, when the (still) young entrepreneur had, with a few friends, started Refined Fool, a craft brewing operation with a location on Davis Street.
It wasn’t long into a conversation with Lisa Isaac, who runs Lisa Isaac HR Professional Services from her base in Sarnia-Lambton, that she proved insight into the need for the scope of services she provides—and, more to the point, how she’s saving her clients time AND money over the long term.
News that the City of Sarnia is about to embark on a full-scale review of various regulations in every department, the idea being to reduce or eliminate red tape, is a good start and one to be commended.
Kathleen Mundy has certainly made her mark in the community, having built a career from the ground up and taken it to heights even she may not have foreseen from her beginnings growing up in Petrolia.
Josh Lines surely has one of Sarnia-Lambton’s most intriguing entrepreneurial stories, one that he hopes will eventually see the product he has branded becoming a “cross Canada” phenomenon in a very specific category: hot sauce.
Winning any of the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Achievement Awards categories is no small feat but being the first to take home a new award—Tech-Novation—is particularly special in the mind of Mat Berube, co-founder of LEADWAVE Technologies.
As we sat down for a chat with Patrick Podolinsky and his sister, Deanna Valiquette, it was in the wake of the firm the pair help lead—Podolinsky Equipment Ltd.—having won the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business of the Year award at the Outstanding Business Achievement Awards gala.
Dave Watson has had a good life. A very good life.