Meet the Team

  • Kara

    Nick names: Deane, Deano, KD, Eagle Eyes
    Favorite movie: Slum Dog Millionaire…D) it is written
    I crave: Chocolate, Shish Taouk (the garlic sauce), Costco hot dogs
    Business Mantra: Act like a lady, think like a boss
    Zodiac Sign: Taurus
    Drink of choice: Bloody Caesar’s…extra spicy
    My anthem: Ne-Yo – Miss Independent REMIX ft. Kanye West, Jay-Z & Lil Wayne
    Best trip: Backpacking in Asia
    Pet Peeves: When people don’t say thank you, typos
    Deal breakers: Smoking
    Prized Possession: Canon Rebel T3i
    Things on my Bucket List: Hot air balloon ride, volunteer or build a house abroad, go to India
    Gutsiest thing I’ve done: Been up for bid in a charity auction
    Words to live by: Do something that scares you everyday
    I don’t: believe in coincidence…everything happens for a reason
    I was: petrified of snakes…until I touched a 9-ft Burmese python

  • Katrina

    If you could throw any kind of party, what would it be like and what would it be for? Neon Nineties themed danced party (with mandatory dress code!)
    If you could paint a picture of any scenery you’ve seen before, what would you paint? The northern coastline of Newfoundland (Twillingate)…but that would never happen since I can’t paint.
    If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? A really great Hip-Hop dance or Jazz Ballet routine
    If you had to work on only one project for the next year, what would it be? I’d either build a log cabin or organize my closet!
    If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? African Safari
    If you were reincarnated as an ice cream flavor, what would it be? Brou Ha! Ha! from Le Glacier Bilboquet ( a mix of vanilla ice cream with brownies, almonds, caramel pieces and caramel swirl…perfection!!)
    If you could be any fictional character, whom would you choose? Minnie Mouse
    Melting Point: puppies, kitties and chubby babies
    Boiling Point: Rude people!
    The last books you read that made you tear up: A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry and Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
    What was the last experience that made you a stronger person? Bikram Yoga 60 day challenge
    Favourite smells: Freshly baked chocolate chip cookies AND the Cupcake Doll I got for my 8th birthday (the cherry/strawberry one!)

  • Olivia

    I wanted to be… a news anchor
    But I’m glad I became… an entrepreneur and successful business woman
    My favorite Travel Destinations: Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, St-Barts, Anguilla
    Must see list by 2015: Fiji, India, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Paris
    I’m afraid of: creepy crawlies
    Words to live by: Keep Calm and Carry On
    Never… give a cheap/flimsy handshake, doubt your abilities or strength
    Always… smile at strangers, take a risk even if your brain and heart don’t agree
    The Book I’m reading now: The Dream: How I Learned the Risks and Rewards of Entrepreneurship and Made Millions (by Gurbaksh Chahal)
    I’m Secretly obsessed with: TLC’s My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, Russian Matryoshka dolls, monkeys
    I crave: anything with cheese (preferably melted), olives
    What I miss most about my childhood: my Cabbage Patch Kid Wilbert (Willy) and family camping trips
    Success is… Living your passion and being excited about your life
    My Favorite album: Fugees, The Score 1996
    What inspires me… surpassing people’s expectations
    Little known fact: I’m too witty for my own good
    Drink of choice: Whiskey ginger
    I wish I had… A pet monkey

  • Tasha

    Favorite song: Stir It Up – Bob Marley
    Style is: confidence and knowing how to accessorize
    Favorite places I’ve visited: all over Italy, South of France, Greek Isles
    Business mantra: “Work hard, play hard.”
    If I won the lottery I would: Donate 10% then travel all over the world doing culinary/wine tours
    Book: The Enlightened Millionaire
    Drink of choice: Definitely champagne, without a doubt!
    Obsessed with: Traveling, hot sauce, candles, pugs & eating out
    My life goal: To be a whole and balanced person, to me, that is true success
    Never: Put yourself down, it’s bad PR
    Always: Show kindness
    Words to live by: Gandhi was very insightful, these are two of my favorites:
    You must be the change you wish to see in the world
    A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes