Thola Rusike is a serial entrepreneur and her latest venture is co-founder and CFO at Northern Security Services INC. Although her journey as an entrepreneur began in Zimbabwe, she carried those bootstrapping skills and launched a total of 5 businesses in Canada. Thola’s time with Northern Security has seen tremendous growth and her vision and drive helped it be the only security company across all three territories.
Along her notable entrepreneurial journey, Thola has found her service to others as fulfilling. She has been involved with the local soup kitchens, seniors’ programs and is a very active member of Yellowknife Rotary Club, YK Chamber of Commerce and many other community organizations.
As a minority woman in the north running her own business, she has faced many challenges in a very male dominated industry. These challenges have helped shape her into the woman she is today and she aims to continue to provide inspiration for her children, grandchildren and many other young women.