Biggest B.C. businesses owned by women in 2021

 

Ranked by total number of employees in B.C. in 2021

Published August 9, 2021. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '21 Company Owner(s) Top executive(s) Products or services Year founded No. B.C. staff '21/'20
1

Macdonald Real Estate Group
2105 38th Ave W, Vancouver V6M 1R8
P: 604-263-1911 F: 604-266-3514 macrealty.com

Lynn Hsu

Lynn Hsu, CEO, Dan Scarrow, president

Residential sales, commercial sales and leasing, property management, strata management, project marketing, relocation

1944

1,150
1,100 (1)

2

TPD
595 Burrard St Suite 1600, Vancouver V7X 1L4
P: 604-685-3530 F: NP tpd.com

Leslie Meingast (65%), Paul Tournier (35%)

Paul Tournier, president, Leslie Meingast, founder and board chair

Human resources (HR) managed services (payroll, benefits management, outplacement, etc), HR consulting, HR technology, insourced talent acquisition, temporary staffing, permanent recruiting, contingent workforce management

1980

1,150 (2)
1,150 (2)

3

SimpeQ Care Inc
1221 Lonsdale Ave Suite 200, North Vancouver V7M 2H5
P: 604-988-3103 F: 604-988-3105 simpeq.ca

Gerry Clayford-Beckie

Gerry Clayford-Beckie, owner and director of operations

Staffing, management and education at seniors' facilities and at long-term care and assisted-living sites

2003

725
727

4

Purdys Chocolatier
8330 Chester St, Vancouver V5X 3Y7
P: 604-454-2777 F: 604-301-4402 purdys.com

Karen Flavelle

Karen Flavelle, CEO

Chocolates, nuts, ice cream and seasonal gifts

1907

682 (3)
682

5

Herbaland Naturals Inc
13330 Maycrest Way, Richmond V6V 2J7
P: 604-284-5050 F: 604-285-0606 herbaland.com

Aisha Yang (50%)
Musharaf Syed (50%)

Musharaf Syed, co-founder and CEO, Aisha Yang, co-founder, sales and marketing director

Manufacturing and distribution of healthy nutritional gummies worldwide

2009

210
135

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