ON THE COVER – Page 18. “40 Leaders Under 40” Awards – 40 civic-minded community leaders who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to Windsor and Essex County by selflessly undertaking goodwill activities and/or providing community service for the betterment of the region, have been recognized by Leadership Windsor/Essex. The recipients of the “40 Leaders Under 40” Awards will be honoured at an awards night on March 28, 2018 but first we celebrate each of them in our cover story by listing the names and bios of these diverse, talented and innovative young leaders.
table of contents – march 2018 – volume 21 • issue 3
Deborah Jones – Publisher of Biz X Magazine Deborah Jones graduated from the University of Windsor with an Honours Degree in Communication Studies and was employed at two other local magazines shortly after for a few years learning all she could about writing, advertising, public relations and more. She made the jump in 1998 to go out on her own to publish Biz X magazine and has worked in the publishing industry since 1990. In 2007, she earned the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award from the Windsor & District Chamber of Commerce. To date, she is the ONLY woman so far to receive this award. In 2013, she received one of the first “Windsor Women of the Year” awards from the Ladies Exclusive Alliance. Her most recent achievement is a “2016 Vocational Service Award” from the Rotary Club of Windsor Roseland. Deborah is proud to live in Windsor and truly cares about each and every business and strives to make Windsor Essex the best place to live, work and play.