Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation
Closing the Gap Healthcare Group is fully accredited by Accreditation Canada (previously the Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation), having undergone successful surveys in 2004 and 2007. We look forward to our next survey in 2010.
Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100
For three consecutive years beginning in 2007, Connie Clerici has been named one of the Women’s Executive Network’s “Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100” in the “Entrepreneurs” category. Women’s Executive Network is Canada’s most influential female audience and the country’s leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of executive-minded women in the workplace.
Healthy Workplace Wellness Award
Closing the Gap Healthcare Group’s Huntsville, Ontario office was awarded a Bronze Level for the Healthy Workplace Wellness Award by the Simcoe County Workplace Wellness Network. The Award recognizes employers and employees who “have demonstrated a commitment to workplace health by promoting and supporting healthy lifestyles for their employees.”
Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs
Since 2004, Connie Clerici has ranked in the top 25 in PROFIT Magazine’s “Annual Profit W100 Ranking of Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs”: Your Guide to Business Success magazine. Canada’s largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement by women, the Profit W100 profiles the country’s most successful female business owners.
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
In October 2007, Connie Clerici was honoured as a finalist in the Health Sciences category of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2007 Ontario program. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program honours entrepreneurs who, through ingenuity, perseverance, and hard work, have demonstrated excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, teamwork, company development, personal integrity, financial performance and commitment to their businesses and communities. Submissions are reviewed by an independent judging panel composed of distinguished Canadian business leaders and previous award recipients.
RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year
In 2007, Connie Clerici was honoured with one of five annual RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. The RBC Momentum Award is granted to an entrepreneur who has successfully overcome obstacles and capitalized on opportunities to deliver profitable growth for more than five years through expanded management, empowered employees and demonstrated excellence.
Regional Finalist for Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies
Closing the Gap Healthcare Group was a Regional (South-Western Ontario) finalist in the “Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies” awards program (sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC Commercial Banking, National Post and Queen’s School of Business). This program celebrates the practices and people of homegrown, world-class success stories by recognizing companies operating at the highest levels of business performance, including achievement of healthy financials and focus on core vision, creation of stakeholder value and excellence in the global economy.