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Wish Group Appoints Ezio D’Onofrio as President and COO for Wish Group of Companies

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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 17, 2013) – The Wish Group, one of Canada’s largest diversified provider of business solutions through its several award winning high growth businesses, announces the appointment of Ezio D’Onofrio as President and COO. “I have worked with Ezio since 2001 while he was President & COO of Globalive Communications, a partner of Enunciate Conferencing. Having built and then divested of what turned out to be a true Canadian business success story, we grew to be close business associates and friends. Adding somebody of Ezio’s values and experience to an already strong team of leading entrepreneurs positions The Wish Group strongly for its next stage of business growth,” said Frank Cianciulli, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Wish Group. Ezio will be based out of Toronto, Canada, and has a proven track record of increasing top and bottom line growth within an existing lean organizational culture. In addition, he brings over 24 years of international, operational, business development, finance, customer service and M&A experience that will be essential to The Wish Group’s future success. “I’m excited to be working with Frank again and to continue our track record, which is highly regarded, of building successful and profitable businesses. I’m also honored to join a professional team with talented and dedicated people, and look forward to working with them to continue expanding the company’s operational effectiveness, revenue and profits,” said Ezio D’Onofrio. Ezio joined Globalive in 2001 and during his tenure, Globalive was recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies from 2004-2009, ranked as the Fastest Growing Company in Canada in 2004 and was named to Deloitte’s prestigious Canadian Technology Fast 50 in 2005. Prior to Globalive Ezio was the Vice President of Operations at Novus Communications, where he oversaw start-up operations in both Vancouver and Toronto. Ezio’s telecom experience includes positions at Rogers Cable in Toronto, and Le Groupe Vidéotron, where he was involved in the start-up of their cable TV/telephony/Internet network in the United Kingdom and the U.S.

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Wish Group Qualifies for the 2013 Profit 500

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PROFIT Magazine today ranked The Wish Group No. 396 on the 25th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the summer issue of PROFIT Magazine and online at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years.

The Wish Group of Companies, one of Canada’s leading producer of high growth businesses made the PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 107%.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Fastest-Growing Companies in Canada, the PROFIT 500 has expanded to recognize the entrepreneurial achievements of more than 500 Canadian companies,” says Ian Portsmouth, Editor-in-Chief of PROFIT magazine. “PROFIT is proud to now showcase Canada’s forward-thinking small business entrepreneurs and honour their talents and innovations.”

“The Wish Group is honoured to be on the PROFIT 500 ranking,” says CEO Frank Cianciulli. “The past few years have been challenging given the economic uncertainty and pressures from lending institutions, to have more than doubled our revenues during that period is a testament to the passion and dedication of our entire company”.

Through innovation and creative thought, the Wish Group provides products and services through their network of partnerships, ensuring unsurpassable quality and customer care. The Wish Group has received 13 PROFIT Magazine HOT 50 and TOP 100 awards across 6 businesses, 2 Great Places to Work honours and 4 National Best Employers awards as well as countless other honours in the GTA.

The Streaming Network Partners with ON24

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ON24 Partners With the Streaming Network

ON24 Selects Canada’s Leading Online Events Producer as Strategic Canadian Distributor

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — (Marketwire) — 09/25/12 — ON24, Inc., the global leader in webcasting and virtual event solutions, today announced that it has partnered with the Streaming Network, Canada’s market leader in virtual and online event services. Read more >>

Peoplesource ranks 8th Best Small & Medium Employer in Canada!

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February 11th – Toronto 2010 (Marketwire)
PEOPLEsource Staffing Solutions is pleased to be named among the Top 50 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada. PEOPLEsource proudly ranked 8th, yet another testament to their unwavering dedication not only to their clients, but their employees. The study, now in its sixth year, is published in the Globe and Mail and PROFIT Magazine.

 “Being in the Top 10 Small & Medium Employers in Canada is an achievement that represents the infectious entrepreneurial culture that is PEOPLEsource” said Frank Cianciulli, Chairman & CEO. “With our STAR awards, party picnics and late-till-8 pizza nights, it is no wonder a PEOPLEsource employee is a happy one and we are proud to be recognized”.

Becoming a Top Best Small and Medium Employer is a very detailed and competitive process. This national awards program recognizes top employers with between 50 and 400 employees. This study mirrors the renowned Best Employer in Canada initiative run by partner, Hewitt Associates; however, caters to smaller businesses.

The rankings are primarily determined using the results from Employee Opinion Surveys. Here, 21 key engagement drivers are detailed and analyzed. The evaluation process also includes the assessment of organization practices and perspectives from the leadership team. This year, more than 200 companies across Canada registered to participate in the study.

Study partners include Queen’s School of Business, Queen’s Centre for Business Venturing and Hewitt Associates. More information about the Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada is available online at 

The list was published in the Globe and Mail February 11th and the article can be seen at:
About PEOPLEsource Staffing Solutions:
PEOPLEsource Staffing Solutions is a Canadian owned and operated staffing agency who helps companies deploy human resources to improve their bottom line. PEOPLEsource delivers solutions tailor-made to fit each client’s unique staffing requirements. Frank Cianciulli, Chairman and CEO, founded PEOPLEsource in September 2003 with the intent of changing industry standards. Today PEOPLEsource is known for their prestigious wins on HOT PROFIT 50, PROFIT 100, as a Great Place to Work, and now a Best Small and Medium Employer in Canada. PEOPLEsource is a proud member of the Wish Group, a consortium of high growth HR, communication and technology companies, whose overall goal is to continually set the bar in each industry they enter.  Visit PEOPLEsource online at

The Streaming Network Ranks 4th on PROFIT Magazine’s PROFIT ‘HOT 50’

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The Streaming Network, an enhanced communications specialist, has been recognized as one of Canada’s top emerging growth companies for 2009.

TORONTO (September 8th, 2009) – The Streaming Network,  a leader in event webcasting, virtual event management and video conferencing solutions, announced today that it has placed 4th in the 10th annual PROFIT HOT 50 ranking presented to Canada’s top emerging growth companies.

The Streaming Network was selected by PROFIT Magazine for exceptional two-year revenue growth. Since its start-up in 2006, The SN has emerged as a leader in providing turn-key solutions that allow companies to leverage rich media in their communications efforts delivered on Canada’s leading event webcasting and streaming delivery platform, the SN Webcast Center. Supported by a number of professional service offerings the SN has become the trusted partner to many of Canada’s largest companies.

SN also boasts a unique Video Conferencing suite of services ranging from hardware solutions to managed network and helpdesk support.

“The PROFIT HOT 50 have achieved phenomenal growth rates despite a battered economy. Their success is a testament to their innovative approaches to satisfying the demands of the marketplace and managing their own companies” said Ian Portsmouth, editor of PROFIT Magazine.

The Streaming Network posted 2,565 percent increase in revenue over a two year period.  “We are a successful company because we help solve our customer’s complex business problems by delivering high quality and dynamic communication solutions, ensuring the message is delivered with simplicity and clarity” said Matthew Ley, Director of Sales. “It is truly an honor to be ranked among some of the most innovative and aggressive players in the market “said Matt.

The Streaming Network is one of many successful companies under the Wish Group umbrella.   “Matt and his team display passion, dedication and innovation with every project set before them. These factors are what encompass the Wish Groups goal as a parent company, to be known as a name to trust” said Frank Cianciulli, Chairman & CEO of the Wish Group.

With Canada’s abundance of new companies on the horizon, the Streaming Network not only aims to change the face of business locally, but globally.

About The Streaming Network:
The Streaming Network is an enhanced communications provider offering Event Level Webcasting, Event Conferencing,  and IP video conferencing services.  Founded by Frank Cianciulli, Chairman and CEO of the Wish Group and good friend Matt Ley, The Streaming Network (SN) has operated providing services to North American Corporate Clients since 2006.

SN’s future lies in setting industry standards amongst the webcasting and IP video conferencing arena and is currently working to accomplish this monumental task one successful project at a time. Visit the Streaming Network online at

About PROFIT Magazine:
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success, is Canada’s preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For more than 25 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 increase their revenues, boost their profitability and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Published six times a year by Rogers Publishing Ltd., PROFIT is distributed almost exclusively to the chief executives of companies with 5-250 employees and annual revenue of $1 million to $25 million, reaching more than $300,000 readers across Canada. Visit PROFIT online at

Peoplesource ranks 8th on PROFIT 100

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PEOPLEsource does it again and claims the title as Canada’s Fastest Growing Staffing Company

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June 2nd,  2009 –Toronto (Marketwire)

PEOPLEsource Staffing Solutions, one of the fastest growing staffing companies in Canada, announced today that they have been named to the prestigious annual PROFIT 100 ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies. PEOPLEsource proudly ranked 8th,  a testament to their unwavering commitment to building relationships with the leaders, both client and candidate, of tomorrow.

Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 100 profiles the country’s most successful growth companies. Published in the June issue of PROFIT and online at, the PROFIT 100 is Canada’s largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement.

“The PROFIT 100 are an inspiration to entrepreneurs at all stages of growth, from startup to major corporations,” says Ian Portsmouth, editor of PROFIT. “Their business practices and product innovations are exemplary of how businesses can succeed in uncertain times.”

“We are truly honored to be included in this elite group of Canadian businesses. Ranking on the PROFIT 100 validates the compelling value of our services and inspires us to continue to work hard to deliver the ultimate staffing solution.” said Frank Cianciulli, Chairman & CEO of PEOPLEsource Staffing Solutions.

PEOPLEsource Staffing Solutions was also recently ranked 9th on the Best Workplaces 2009 list. Coupled with their PROFIT 100 win, there is no denying PEOPLEsource has the formula for success.  “We attribute this prestigious award to our employee’s.  We simply just have an amazing team of motivated people.”

Part of PEOPLEsource’s success has been due to Frank’s emphasis on recognition in the workplace and through the creation of the STAR program and President’s Club, Frank has managed to build a culture that is rewarded for solid work ethic. “There is no substitute for hard work but there is nothing better than knowing you’re appreciated for it” says Frank.

PEOPLEsource has stayed strong in the economy by not resting on past successes but always looking for ways to develop and improve.  Employees are continuously being trained both internally and externally with an open door policy to higher management.  With fun quarterly meetings, birthdays off, mentorship programs and the ability to make an espresso in the cafeteria on a whim, it is no wonder the synergy between PEOPLEsource employees makes the company a successful one.


About PEOPLEsource Staffing Solutions:
PEOPLEsource is a privately held Staffing firm, which was founded by John Nalli and Frank Cianciulli in September 2003. John was frustrated with the industry’s lack of attention to the needs of different clients and Frank was a serial entrepreneur looking to begin another successful venture. John with his industry savvy skills and Frank with this acute business acumen, identified this market need and addressed it by creating a recruiting firm with an entrepreneurial approach. Not only in the way that ensures its own success as a business, but also in the way that it drives both the job seekers and the employers towards the same objective. PEOPLEsource does not just match people to jobs. They develop a partnership with the customer, determining what the customer defines as success along the way, all while investing time in and attention to the relationship. Visit PEOPLEsource online at


About PROFIT 100:
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success, is Canada’s preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For more than 25 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 increase their revenues, boost their profitability and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Published six times a year by Rogers Publishing Ltd., PROFIT is distributed almost exclusively to the chief executives of companies with 5 to 250 employees and annual revenue of $1 million to $25 million, reaching 306,000 readers across Canada. Visit PROFIT online at: