Scootaround's Lee Meagher Named One of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs

Published on November 6, 2013

Scooter Rental Company Created 15 years ago to Assist Her Father

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA - Scootaround Inc. is pleased to announce CEO Lee Meagher's inclusion in the 2013 W100 ranking of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs, produced by PROFIT Magazine and Chatelaine.

"We are very proud of Lee and her inclusion as 50 of the top W100 along with such a select group of women entrepreneurs who have achieved great success in their respective businesses." said company President Kerry Renaud.

The W100 ranks Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs on a composite score based on the size, growth rate and profitability of their businesses. Published in both the print and online versions of PROFIT and Chatelaine magazines, the W100 profiles the country's most successful female business owners and is Canada's largest annual celebration of their entrepreneurial achievement.

Lee Meagher founded Scootaround Inc. in 1997 as a home-based business, and has been instrumental in seeing Scootaround grow into an international company that provides scooter and wheelchair rentals to thousands of travelling customers, event attendees, and business travelers each year as well, as the contracted service requirements for many of the major airlines for passenger assistive devices damaged in transit. Scootaround has expanded its coverage and service offerings each year and continues to develop partnerships with some of the biggest companies in the industry in growing their business internationally.


"Lee is part of an impressive group of ambitious, forward-thinking entrepreneurs who think outside the box." says Renaud. "The North American travel market has realized the positive effects of our service, and this is in the greatest part, due to Lee's original vision and her ability to meet new challenges in our industry with creative and compelling solutions. As a result, Scootaround continues to innovate while setting the bar for exemplary service for traveling customers with mobility needs."


 About Scootaround Inc.:  Since 1997, Scootaround Inc. has been North America's only nationwide mobility equipment company, providing personal transport rentals and sales to all customer types from individual travelers through to Fortune 500 companies. They also provide mobility enhancement services for conventions and tradeshows through fleet rentals and onsite-programs as well as a nationwide airline-related mobility equipment repair service. Scootaround is a proud sponsor of the Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH) and an accredited member of both the ARA and CRA Rental Associations.

 Scootaround special needs services include rentals for motorized scooter, wheel chair, ECV, and powerchair equipment types. Disability services are available for the elderly and those with mobility issues for convention, vacation, business, cruise and convention travel. For more information, please visit


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