Debbie McGrath,’s CEO, is Ranked as One of Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs by Canada’s PROFIT Magazine

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The 6th annual PROFIT W100 ranking proves that women not only build thriving businesses but also grow them as well.’s CEO is Ranked as One of Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs by Canada’s PROFIT Magazine. The 6th annual PROFIT W100 ranking proves that women not only build thriving businesses but also grow them as well’s Debbie McGrath is named in the 6th annual PROFIT W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs by PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success. Ranking Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs by the annual revenue of their firms, the PROFIT W100 profiles the country’s most successful female business owners. Published in the November issue of PROFIT and online at, the PROFIT W100 is Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement by women.

"We’re happy to welcome the 2004 PROFIT W100 winners to this distinguished group of peers," says Ian Portsmouth, editor. "Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs are generating economic growth both at home and abroad."

According to the magazine, "PROFIT W100 women leverage their unique strengths to build successful growing businesses across Canada. These go-getters have dared to dream big, and are determined to succeed their own way. Indeed, in a competitive economy in which winning increasingly depends on the strength of partnerships and alliances, this 'female' management style may be the new paradigm in leadership." Annual revenues among this year's companies have grown by more than 150% over the past three years. is the number one Web site catering to Human Resources professionals. McGrath started her venture in 1999 and has since had her business grow to more than 135,000 members. People who come to the site can access news, articles, research, online web casts, careers, conferences and more. The site covers compensation, benefits, human resources management, labor relations, HRIS, legal, organizational development, outsourcing, training and leadership issues.

"We worked very hard to achieve this milestone," says McGrath. "I’m constantly on the lookout for more exciting ideas that deal with HR and leadership. In fact, by the year's end, there will be new functionalities, features and forums added to the site to better serve the needs of our present and future members."

Prior to starting, McGrath had another very successful company, The CEO Group, Inc., which she sold to the Washington Post.


People are the key to a company’s success. Today’s executives know the true value of including their senior Human Resource (HR) professionals in the big boardrooms, as they offer viable and valuable solutions to issues like leadership, hiring practices, HR technology, benefit cost containment, performance management, and much more. And where does HR turn for the expertise they need? is the #1 resource for strategic HR professionals in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Its mandate is to educate and inform the HR community a host of different ways: an online magazine with over 10,000 articles (including regular columns with Thought Leaders, Industry Experts and Analysts), free educational online learning seminars, annual gala events (Power of People Series), in-depth research reports, a network of practitioners, and much more. Positive response in the marketplace has led to’s success and growth, and will continue to do so in the years ahead.

About PROFIT Magazine

PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success offers news, strategies, tips, interviews and other resources to entrepreneurs leading Canada’s fastest-growing companies. Each year PROFIT – which currently reaches more than 467,000 readers nationally – hosts a number of events that bring together business leaders in the fast-growth segment and champions the interests of those leaders. PROFIT was founded in April 1982 as Canada’s first national magazine geared to entrepreneurs. Visit


Debbie McGrath, CEO

1-877-472-6648, ext. 104

Suneel Khanna, Director of Public Relations

Rogers Publishing


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