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Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Awards Shannon Susko Of Metronome United As One Of Canada’s Most Powerful Women Of 2020

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Women’s Executive Network and Presenting Partner KPMG, announced on December 1, 2020 that Metronome United's Shannon Byrne Susko of Whistler, BC has been named 2020 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners. WXN and KPMG recognized 106 outstanding women across Canada who advocate for workforce diversity and inspire tomorrow’s leaders.

“In a difficult year, we’ve been inspired by Canada’s highest achieving women who unite those around them and help us all rise above our challenges,” said Sherri Stevens, Owner and CEO of WXN. “These powerful women continue to lead the way, which is why it’s important to celebrate their achievements.”

The Top 100 Awards span the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, with the winners selected by WXN's Diversity Council of Canada.

"KPMG is proud to support WXN as they fiercely advocate for the development, advancement and recognition of women across Canada," said Elio Luongo, CEO and Senior Partner, KPMG in Canada. "It takes an inclusive community, sharing their strength and voices to make a change. Together we can ensure the successful achievement of women everywhere.”

This is the second time Shannon has been included in this distinguished list of powerful and successful women. In 2018, Shannon was nominated and the recipient of the RBC Champions – a category recognizing the impact a person has made on growing opportunities for women in Canada. This year Shannon is an award recipient in the BMO Entrepreneurs category.

“It is a profound and deeply exciting honour to be part of this growing community of strong leaders,” says Metronome United Founder and CEO Shannon Susko. “It is through this type of recognition that women can continue to challenge the norm, inspire one another, and open new pathways for emerging leaders. When we build each other up, we continue to see stronger and brighter communities for everyone. WXN has done a fantastic job bringing together some of the most incredible leaders in Canada. I am deeply humbled to be included. Congratulations to all the Top 100!!”

Shannon is originally from Nova Scotia and has called Whistler her home for over 30 years. Shannon’s personal story of success is the best way she impacts women and men around her. Shannon is a serial entrepreneur growing up and selling two high growth FINTECH firms less than 6 years apart.  Her current passion is the coaching community at Metronome United.  Over 70 international coaches use Shannon’s Compound Growth System, resources, and story to impact thousands of high growth companies all over the world. Metronome United has grown into more than just a coaching business, it is a community of like-minded coaches and leaders that are adopting the most effective and proven systems and frameworks to help their clients “grow up” businesses with ease, speed and confidence!

This year’s list includes a new category, Women of Courage, which honours women who stand up for Canada’s values across diverse causes with courage and compassion, even when it means risking their lives, careers and reputations.

The awards are presented to remarkable women in 13 categories:

  • Arts, Sports and Entertainment
  • Canada’s Most Powerful CEOs, presented by KPMG
  • KPMG C-Suite Executives
  • Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders
  • BMO Entrepreneurs
  • CIBC Executive Leaders
  • RBC Future Launch Future Leaders
  • Inclusion Vanguard, presented by Accenture
  • Intact Professionals
  • Manulife Science and Technology
  • CP Skilled Trades
  • Women of Courage
  • WXN Hall of Fame

 For a full list of winners, please visit

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