Steal From the Best is a podcast to help listeners succeed in both business and life by stealing invaluable ideas and experiences from the best in class.
Meet the Hosts
Brad founded a leading Canadian Employment Agency, Pure Staffing Solutions in 2003 and has since been assisting a solid base of clients looking for top talent in the Manufacturing/Production/Oil & Gas/Resource industries. Since inception, Pure Staffing Solutions has been recognized with numerous awards including Growth 500, Globe & Mail Report on Business Canada’s Top Growing Companies, Profit 100, Profit Hot 50, the ACSESS Community Service Award, and the ACSESS Corporate Social Responsibility Award. In 2017, in conjunction with Pure Staffing Solutions, Brad founded Bumsa, an outsourcing company based in Chennai, India to provide cost-effective business solutions for the Canadian marketplace.
Andrew Hodd is the President of Vantage Venues. The company was founded by his father in 1987, which they now co-own. In an industry mostly dominated by hotels, schools and large convention centres, Vantage is in the unique segment of non-residential day centres. Andrew joined the company in 2001, when they moved into the old board of director space for Sun Life Financial. This opportunity allowed them to reengineer the business, by becoming a one-stop-shop operator. Andrew has doubled their square footage and quadrupled sales. In 2018 Andrew launched Lob Toronto, which provides his clientele with fun team-building events. Andrew sits on the Americas Board of the International Association of Conference Centres.