Each year, OBJ and the Ottawa Board of Trade honour 40 of the region’s top young entrepreneurs, business executives and civic leaders and recognize them for their professional achievements, expertise and community service.
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Since she was 15 years old, Monica Kunstadt-Landon has played a role in her family-run business, Kunstadt Sports. However, in the last few years as CFO, she has guided the company into a new era of success and expansion.
The year 2019 was big for the company and for Kunstadt-Landon personally. She completed a multimillion-dollar commercial banking change for the business, while also assisting in the purchase of new real estate property for the company – which now has four locations.
Through opening more stores and reaching a broader audience, Kunstadt-Landon also played a major role in the company’s double-digit revenue growth in the same year.
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Outside of the family business, she is the director of the Ottawa Ski, Snowboard and Travel Show, which she has also expanded by securing 20 new vendors. She is the organizational brain behind the event, securing locations and registering more than 150 exhibitors every year and acting as the main contact for communications and logistics planning.
She continues to share her passion for sport and activity with the broader community, serving as the program director at the Calabogie Ski Club for the last four years and devoting her time to a local children’s football club, serving as the team manager.