Murray Hogarth, Founder Pioneer Gas Stations
Murray Hogarth launched the first Pioneer gas station in 1956. Today there are more than 150 Pioneer gas stations across Ontario.
- Pioneer donates 1% of profits – not revenue to charity.
- Murray Hogarth was instrumental in the formation of CAFE – the Canadian Association of Family Enterprises.
- Pioneer is the largest independant gas station chain.
- Murray Hogarth was voted the Entrepreneur of the Year by the Burlington Economic Development Corporation for 2010.
Who is Bruce McDougall?
He is the founder and president of The McDougall Group, a financial planning company in Burlington, Ontario. A past president of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce he is a long time active Rotarian. He is a marathon runner, tri-athlete, a past competitive racquetball player and an avid golfer.
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Kathy Bardswick, The Co-Operators Group
Kathy Bardswick has been with the Co-Operators for 32 years. She worked her way through various roles with the company. A working mom with four children she was inspired by her own mother (with six children) who encouraged her to pursue her dreams. Kathy earned her MBA at McMaster University.
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