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Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Marketing from UBC
Extensive business background in all aspects of Retailing for a large national Department Store (Hudson’s Bay Company)
42 years in middle and senior regional management covering such areas as Store Management, Buying, Merchandise Management, Supply Chain Management, Special Projects, Building Management, and Operations
Special Projects included Development of a special transfer system for the Lower Mainland Bay Stores; Store Renovations throughout BC, Closing down of discontinued stores throughout Western Canada, Screening/Hiring of management candidates throughout
Ken is now retired and helps Anne on the administrative side of the business.
The journey to find what you are good at AND what you are passionate about is what defines "Good Work". Graduating with a BA in Psychology from the University of Winnipeg, it took a few years to gain work experience with other companies as a Social Worker in Toronto, HR Manager in Winnipeg, Food Service Manager and Sales Executive in Vancouver for Anne to finally venture out on her own. Aiming to give her customers outstanding service and peace of mind, she incorporated Say It NOW Promotional Products in Coquitlam, BC in 2004.
Joining the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce 3 years ago, she has and continues to help several members, now loyal clients, meet their promotional needs.
Joining the TC C of C Toastmasters Club in Fall 2017 to improve her speaking skills, Anne has become a major contributor to the growth of the club, currently as Treasurer and shared VP Education
To keep healthy and "well oiled", Anne cycles at 360 Cycle early mornings 5 times a week adding a hot yoga class 4 times a month.
Believing that DIVERSITY is a MUST today for any successful entrepreneur, Anne dipped her toe into the world of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency in 2014. Now she works with a team of experts that help mentor her business partners diversify their incomes.