Voices CMO & Co-Founder Named on 15th Annual W100 Ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs
London, ON | October 16, 2013
Stephanie Ciccarelli, Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder of Voices, has been named one of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs as part of the 15th annual W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs, produced by PROFIT Magazine and Chatelaine. With over 1 million female entrepreneurs in Canada, PROFIT and Chatelaine ranked the top 100, with Stephanie coming in at number 55.
Established in 2004, Voices is the industry leading website that connects companies with professional voice talent. The company was founded by Stephanie and her husband, David Ciccarelli, who serves as Chief Executive Officer. Their unique combination of technical and artistic skills, as well as their passion for the industry, is demonstrated by their decade of service and dedication. The award-winning company has grown into an internationally-recognized brand, and Stephanie is considered one of the most connected people in the industry.
“What an honour to be among such wonderful women on the W100! The talent is immense and I’m pleased to see my fellow TechWomen Canada alumna, Tara Kelly of Splice Software Inc. also gracing the list. Thank you to PROFIT Magazine and Chatelaine for the opportunity and recognition.”
Ranking Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs on a composite score based on the size, growth rate and profitability of their businesses, the W100 profiles the country’s most successful female business owners. Published in the November issue of PROFIT and the December issue of Chatelaine and online at PROFITguide.com and chatelaine.com, the W100 is Canada’s largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement by women.
“This year’s W100 are a dream group of ambitious, forward-thinking entrepreneurs who defy outdated notions of female entrepreneurship,” said Ian Portsmouth, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of PROFIT. “They are running sophisticated and sizeable businesses in challenging industries, and finding new ways to operate and innovate for growth and sustainability.”
The details on Stephanie, her ranking, and the company she helped establish, can be found on PROFITguide.com at http://www.profitguide.com/microsite/profitw100/2013/ranking/55-voices-com alongside a full listing of the women featured on the W100 viewable here: http://www.profitguide.com/microsite/profitw100/2013. Chatelaine will also be producing a feature on the powerful female entrepreneurs featured in this year’s ranking in the coming weeks.
For daily updates and insight from Stephanie, follow her on Twitter at @StephCiccarelli
About Stephanie Ciccarelli
A graduate of the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University, Stephanie has studied music intensively at conservatory and at the varsity level, winning awards for academic achievement and vocal performance. Possessing a great love for imparting knowledge and empowering others, Stephanie co-founded Voices in 2004. She is the author of the recently released Voice Acting For Dummies book (Wiley 2013), and is the CMO of Voices. Stephanie has been heard on radio, appeared on television and contributed to articles in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Success Magazine, and CNNMoney.
About PROFIT Magazine
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada’s preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid–? sized businesses. For 31 years, Canadian entrepreneurs and senior managers across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it’s a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. PROFIT is owned and operated by Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications. Visit PROFIT online at www.PROFITguide.com.
About Chatelaine and chatelaine.com
The country’s leading women’s media brand, Chatelaine makes “Everyday Extraordinary” for Canadian women and has been doing so for more than 85 years. Today, Chatelaine is a six–?platform brand: available on television, radio, tablet and smartphone, plus in print and online. Chatelaine has a lively presence on social media sites, and Chatelaine.com is Canada’s most engaged digital community for women 18+. With a team of “extraordinary” experts, Chatelaine brings together the very best of food (from The Chatelaine Kitchen powered by GE Café), style, decor, health and real life for women who want to look good, do good, feel great and make every day a little bit special. Chatelaine is owned and operated by Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications.
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