Filipina Nurse among Canada’s Top 40 under 40 2010 Awards List

By on Jan 23, 2011 in Announcement, Business, Current Events, North America, World Comments

Filipina nurse, Marilyn Senador is one of the awardees for the ‘Business in Vancouver 2010 Forty under 40,’ according to The BIV‘s top 40 under 40 list is British Columbia‘s way of recognizing the up and coming business stars for more than 20 years.

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Reports say that Senador went to Canada in 1999 and previously worked as a nurse at the Vancouver General Hospital for five years. While working in the hospital, she came up with an idea to setup Saltgrass Health Incorporated. The business aims to provide nursing care to hospitals, nursing homes, seniors’ facilities and private residents. It proved to be a profitable business for Senador as Saltgrass has managed to have a net income of  $250,000 in the past five years. She is currently the Director of Saltgrass Health Inc.

The 39-year old Filipina nurse followed up his nursing business by establishing two (2) group homes for people with brain injuries, the Jasper Crescent Care Home and Thornhill Care Home.

Senador spends her free time by joining the Multicultural Helping House Society as a volunteer, that seeks to help newcomers in Canada. She is also a member of the audit committee of the One Filipino Cooperative of BC.

Below is the complete list of BIV 2010 Forty under 40 awardees.

  • Natacha Belm
  • Christopher Bennett
  • Wendy Chu
  • Traci Costa
  • Melissa Coughlan
  • Jeff Duncan
  • Jill Earthy
  • Troy Fimrite
  • Christopher Flett
  • Markus Frind
  • Nicole Garton Jones
  • Cameron Good
  • Jason Goto
  • Dan Gunn
  • Colby Harder
  • Kelly Jablonski
  • Dan Kriznic
  • Arnold Leung
  • Adam Levine
  • Thomas Ligocki
  • Chris O’Donohue
  • Michael Parrish
  • Andrew Ramio
  • Catherine Runnals
  • Peter Schouten
  • Marilyn Senador
  • Todd Senft
  • Shannon Shaw
  • Jeff Smith
  • John Starkey
  • Robert Tham
  • Todd Towers
  • Michael Trotman
  • Niels Veldhuis
  • Shaun Walker
  • Boris Wertz
  • Ben West
  • Jeffrey Whiting
  • Matthew Young
  • Todd Yuen

The detailed information about the awardees can be seen at the  BIV 2010 Forty under 40 special edition.

The awarding ceremony for the ‘Business in Vancouver 2010 Forty under 40‘ will be held on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, 6:30pm – 9:00pm at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 West Georgia Street.

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