Trico Homes Named an 11-Time Canada’s Best Managed Company

  • Trico Awards & News
  • Friday, March 13, 2015

Trico Homes was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2014 for excellence in business performance. Sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums, the Best Managed award recognizes Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million for sustained growth, financial performance, management practices and the efforts of the entire organization.

Trico Homes has developed an enduring story and culture based on a profound and clear vision, combined with firm values that are deeply embraced and shared by the entire organization. Creativity, innovation and a culture of Ownership Thinking are integral to the success of Trico’s Vision.

The company has an impressive history of achieving ambitious corporate, financial and growth-oriented goals and notably advancing their commitment to creating value for their stakeholders and the community. The founders’ desire to create a legacy company has driven Trico’s growth, philosophy and culture.

Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs that recognizes Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways. Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel on how they address various business challenges, including new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems, and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.

The staff and management couldn’t be more thrilled about this, Trico’s 11th consecutive year being recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and a Platinum member.

‘The Trico Homes’ team is proud, we are inspired, and we have an ambitious vision. Our company has worked hard to develop smart business practices backed by a strong leadership team and an elevated corporate culture, tools that are fuelling our success. It feels great to have a team that makes our business a recognized best managed company again.” says Wanda Palmer, VP Marketing.

2014 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award, along with the Gold Standard winners, Requalified and Platinum Club members will be honoured at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on March 31, 2015. On the same date, the symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today’s business leaders.

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified member (repeat winners retain the Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully reapplied for the designation. Companies may requalify for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review; 4) Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of six consecutive years). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visit

About Trico Homes

Established in 1992, over the past 23 years Trico Homes has grown and developed into a well-respected and successful builder. To date the company has built over 8,500 quality single- and multi-family homes in Calgary and the surrounding communities.

Trico has an enviable history of creating residences and communities that enrich the quality of life of its customers, and their families. Their vision extends beyond home designs; it reaches into the communities they build in, and throughout their organization to our values, culture, processes and stakeholder partnerships. Trico’s team brings passion, collaboration, integrity, expertise and innovative thinking to every venture they are involved in.

Trico Homes is recognized as an 11-time Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and a nine-time member of Canada’s Best Workplaces – and that says a lot about the both company’s management and its culture.

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