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When Frank Prosia went straight from his final exam at Sheridan to a job interview, he didn realize he was mapping out his career path for the next three decades. Not only did Frank land the job with transportation company TNT Overland Express, he enjoyed the business so much he eventually opened his own company. As President and Founder of TransPro Freight Systems Ltd. Frank has a lot to celebrate. The Milton based company was named Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in 1991 and 1992, Small Business of the Year in 1998, Top 20 Trucking Company by the Trucking Association of America and the 10 Trucking Companies to Drive For by Trucking HR Canada. TransPro has been chosen for four consecutive years by Canada Shippers as Best Service Provider for International Trucking and was a finalist for Best Privately Managed Companies The company customers include Adidas, Lowes Stores, Magna, Maple Leaf, Revlon and TJX Winners Canada. One of TransPro first customers, NuStef Foods, is owned by Sheridan Business alumnus and fellow Hall of Fame member Ces Nucci. Closer to home, TransPro has partnered with the community to promote the town of Milton, Toronto 2008 Olympic bid, and has regularly raised funds for local charities.
“Sheridan Business School provided me with the skills for decision making and taught me to be an entrepreneur. The numerous case studies in the program introduced me to the same problem solving techniques that I use today in running my business.” Frank Prosia