6309 Monarch Park Place, Suite 203
Niwot, CO 80503, USA
Phone (303) 443-5060
Toll free (888) 742-5060
During her career as one of Western Canada's most prominent businesswomen, Mrs. McDonald has received numerous awards and accolades from her industry and business peers. She was elected Chair of the Vancouver Board of Trade in 1990, the first woman to hold that position in its 103-year history.
In 1995, Mrs. McDonald received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Simon Fraser University. For her lifelong contribution to industry, commerce and business in British Columbia, she was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in February 1997.
In May 1998, Mrs. McDonald traveled to London, England to receive recognition as a Leading Women Entrepreneur of the World". She was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year in the Master Category for the Pacific Region in October 1999, and was selected as the National Finalist representing the Pacific Region.
In 2001, the Consumer's Choice Awards recognized Wendy as "Business Woman of the Year". Throughout her career, Mrs. McDonald has also found time to devote to community service and other organizations. She remains a Governor of the Vancouver Board of Trade, an organization for which she holds a special affection, and has served on the BCIT Board of Governors. She is also Chair Emeritus of the Canadian Council for the Americas (BC Chapter), Chair of PACE (Pacific Corridor Enterprise Council) and Director of the B.C. Paraplegic Association.
Widowed three times, she has raised a total of 10 children, four of who are major shareholders in The BC Bearing Group.