Rockwood Custom Homes President Allison Grafton named as one of  Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner
03 December 2013

Rockwood Custom Homes President Allison Grafton named as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner


Press Release:  December 3, 2013 - Calgary, Alberta


Rockwood Custom Homes is pleased to announce that Allison Grafton was revealed as a recipient of the Women's Executive Network’s (WXN) 2013 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards.  Allison was one of seven accomplished women who were selected in the Entrepreneurs category. Co-Presented by Scotiabank and KPMG, these awards celebrate and highlight the professional achievements of women across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Since its inception in 1997, WXN has created and delivered innovative networking, mentoring and professional and personal development opportunities for women in leadership roles, growing into a sizable community of more than 19,000 members strong across Canada and Ireland.  As of today, WXN has honoured 728 of Canada’s most powerful women and inducted 93 of these women into the Top 100 Hall of Fame.

“We couldn’t be more proud of Allison,” said Grainger Nimmo of his partner and the president of Rockwood Custom Homes. “Through her hard work, dedication and passion, Allison has been instrumental in elevating Rockwood to be Calgary’s premier custom luxury home builder.”

Winners will be recognized at this year’s Top 100 Leadership Summit and Awards Gala on December 4 at Toronto’s Sheraton Centre. Top 100 Award Winners will provide insights on how they managed to become leaders in their sectors to inspire more than 400 women in attendance, including the next generation of female leaders. 

"Every year we see the high quality of female leadership in this country as we review the applications for these Awards,” said Pamela Jeffery, WXN Founder.  “The 2013 Top 100 Winners are a testament to the broad range of talent and leadership found in Canada and we believe that by recognizing and sharing the accomplishments of these women, we are encouraging the next generation to reach higher so that one day there will be no ceiling, just possibility.”

The full list of WXN’s 2013 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners can be found at https://www.wxnetwork.com/top-100/top-100-women/. More information and details are available at wxnetwork.com or top100women.ca.

Read the coverage of Allison’s and Rockwood’s success in Financial Post and Financial Post Magazine:

Women In Power: Canada’s 100 most powerful women

Success built on financial metrics

Rockwood founder brings a fresh perspective to home-building