She stared her business in 2017 as a 15 year old entrepreneur. She started it due to her passion for animals and desire to helping shelters. Her bandannas were her first product line, which she won 2 business pitch competitions. She then became mentored by Emma Harris, CEO of Healthy Pets IO. She has since expanded her product line to now include pet accessories, pet supplies, Bow Ties, Poop Bags, Bandannas, Snap Hound, Scrunchies and Memory Pillows. She has big plans for her business!
She is not only the Director of Operations but she is the mother to Grace and the founder of AssisTAP. She has guided Grace through her passion for starting businesses and helping others.
Colleen was awarded Spirited Assist Achiever from the Uxbridge Chamber of Commerce, and Friend Sponsor for her dedication to the Town of Ajax.
She introduced Grace to Frank Auddino who quickly became her business coach. Colleen believes in personal communications and encouraged Grace to pursue introductions, this resulted in the interview with
MP Jamie Schmale.
Colleen supports Grace by accompanying her at shows/events and together design new products.
Tails Boutiques, proudly supports animal shelters by providing bandannas that promote finding them a home. Humane Society of Durham Region was provided with "Adopt Me" Bandannas. She continues to work with other shelters to encourage the pets find their forever home.
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