Starts: 2016-06-02 Ends: 2016-06-02
Startup Talks celebrates local entrepreneurs
and success stories.
Hear from local entrepreneurs and local success stories. Get inspired by what can be achieved, and how they did it! Join us at Startup Talks to network with other entrepreneurs and community leaders - and celebrate our local talent and success!
FEATURED GUEST SPEAKER - JOE RUSCIO
Joe Ruscio is a Chartered Professional Accountant and began his professional career in 1992 with KPMG. In 2001, he became a partner in Calam Ruscio Rossi Chartered Accountants LLP, operating for 10 years.
His passion for business led him to start a real estate development company with his brother under Ruscio Developments Inc. Today Joe has ownership in over 15 related companies, employing more than 200 people, and spanning commercial, multi-residential, big box retail, self-storage, service stations, residential subdivisions and more. Joe is also a partner in Quattro Hotel, Conference Centre and Vinotecca.
Joe continues to practice public accounting through Joe Ruscio Professional Corporation. He has been practicing as a sole proprietor for the past 5 years and has grown in staff from 1 employee to 14 during that period. His focus is small and medium sized business, assurance and personal/corporate taxation.
Joe is a true entrepreneur and risk-taker, and has found significant success over the years.
He strives to give back to the community through his involvement in Rotary, and at his Catholic Church, participation in the soup kitchen and St. Vincent Place fundraising events.
Joe was awarded the 2014 Chamber of Commerce Paul Dalseg Award, recognizing his exemplary interest in the community, and in so doing, has made a major, outstanding and unique achievement or contribution to the life of the community. It is intended to recognize the leadership and community-mindedness of businesspersons and professionals.
Learn more about Joe Ruscio's entrepreneurial journey June 2nd @ Millworks!