The Entrepreneurs’ Organization changes the trajectories of member businesses – and members’ lives. In #EOstories, members from across Canada share why they joined, why they’ve stayed, their greatest challenges and their biggest opportunities – and the ways in which EO has helped them find greater personal and professional success.

When COVID hit, my forum really talked me off the ledge.

When COVID shut down in-person events, entertainment and event company Trixstar was hit HARD. Company founder Mike Anderson faced a pretty dark time – both professionally and personally. It was only with support from his peers in EO that he made it through. We talked to him about being an EO member, surviving those dark […]


When other gyms were shutting down, I opened two new locations.

In 2021, when lockdowns were putting so many gyms out of business, Connie McInnes expanded R Studios Fitness from three locations to five – despite having closed her doors for 6 months. She credits EO with giving her that growth mindset and having her fellow Atlantic Canada chapter members to support her along the way. […]


These are people I can count on, no matter what.

Mike Schoenberger is the founder of Sunco,  a company that keeps businesses connected with telecom solutions. Thanks to strong leadership and a clear vision, the company has grown an average of 15- 20% a year since their inception. Schoenberger credits much of that success to his membership in  Entrepreneurs’ Organization and other peer groups. We […]


EO has given me a safe place to be real – in business and in life.

Candice Rookes is a powerhouse entrepreneur who credits her EO membership with the values-driven culture at Recruitment Partners Inc., a recruiter with offices in Edmonton and Calgary. She’s also the president of EO’s Edmonton chapter – one who is dedicated to giving back to an organization that has been so instrumental in her own success. […]


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