Humber College, 2000
Anthony Longo, President and Chief Executive Officer of Longo's, has established quality, freshness and service as hallmarks of his grocery store chain, now comprising 12 stores. In 1999, through a partnership with GroceryGateway.com, Longo's became the first grocer in Ontario to allow customers to shop online. Anthony also established the unique "Longo College," a 15-month training program at Humber College. He is chairman of the Executive Committee, Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers. Anthony supports charities designed to help children become healthy, productive, independent adults. In 2000, Longo's was named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Private Companies.