Calgary entrepreneur pulls off hat trick PROFIT 500 award

CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked ProStar Cleaning and Restoration Inc., "ProStar", of Calgary & Canmore, No. 267 on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

"It's been a stellar year at ProStar and to rank for the 3rd consecutive year on the PROFIT 500 is such an honour" says Jodi Scarlett, President and Haskayne Business School MBA graduate.  "It is humbling to be recognized for growth in such challenging economic times.  I am proud of our team for realizing this hat trick achievement."

"Companies become a part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit," says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. "These firms demonstrate what Canadian entrepreneurs can achieve, both at home and across the globe."

ProStar Cleaning and Restoration was founded in 2002 and is based in Calgary & Canmore, Alberta, employing more than 65 employees. "From emergency services to contents processing and full re-build, ProStar is proud to be a one-stop-shop for clients," Scarlett adds "ProStar strives for industry leadership.  We are very proud of our recent ISO 9001:2008 certification – an excellent example of our commitment to best practices and a Job done right."

About ProStar Cleaning & Restoration Inc. & President, Jodi Scarlett

ProStar Cleaning & Restoration Inc. ( is a one-stop shop, for everything from Emergency Services to Reconstruction and Cleaning. Started in 2002, Haskayne Business School MBA graduate, Jodi Scarlett founded ProStar days after her graduation. ProStar evolved from humble residential maid service beginnings, with an average sale of $180, to a full scale 24/7/365 construction firm completing projects up to $3 Million in size. The company now employs over 65 individuals with revenues exceeding $10 Million annually.

About PROFIT and
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 34 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a total brand readership of more than 1.1 million, it is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.

SOURCE ProStar Cleaning & Restoration

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For further information: Media Contact: Sheena DeVries-Brown, Marketing Manager, ProStar Cleaning & Restoration,, 403-234-STAR (7827)


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