Massimo IannirubertoKINGSTON, ONTARIO (February 10, 2014) – Massimo Ianniruberto, owner of The HGMI Group and full-time student at Queen’s University,  and Veronica Lockyer, owner of Glass Tower Offices Corporation and full-time student at Loyalist College, have been named Ontario’s 2014 Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champions. Provincial Champions coast to coast were named by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and proud program supporter, the John Dobson Foundation, as part of the Student Entrepreneur National Competition.

Ianniruberto and Lockyer received the title of Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion because of their ability to balance the demands of a full time university course load with the trials and tribulations of running a company.

The HGMI Group establishes connections between company and customer that allows for collaboration and better learning by both parties  through the use of sales force automation and CRM strategies.

Veronica Hendrick-Lockyer 1Together with community, Glass Tower Offices Corporation is supporting the efforts of hard working women who have fallen through the cracks in society by ensuring they have a safe, positive home, an accountable goal structure and a renewed belief that their value is respected by the local and the global community.

Ianniruberto and Lockyer will showcase their business and personal accomplishments as entrepreneurs at the Enactus Canada Regional Exposition – Central Canada in Toronto on March 14, where they will compete for the title of Regional Champion.

“Massimo and Veronica highlight the young, innovative talent in the province of Ontario,” explains Enactus Canada president Nicole Almond. “This entrepreneurial spirit is what built this country and we want to encourage and celebrate this in students across Canada.”

Ianniruberto and Lockyer will compete against two other Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champions from Central Canada for the regional title and the chance to move on to the 2014 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Calgary, Alberta taking place April 28-30. The National Champion will receive a $10,000 cash prize and take home the John Dobson Cup.


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