Industrial Utility Efficiency

Leslie Enright Selected as WCVC Networking Group Executive Council Member

Best Practices Magazines & EXPO is excited to announce the selection of Leslie Enright as an Executive Council Member of the Women in Compressed Air, Vacuum & Cooling (WCVC) Networking Group. Leslie is a Principal with Canuck Industrial Group located in Toronto, Canada. As a forward-thinking operations executive, Leslie’s career encompasses over 25 years of expertise in strategic planning, IT, and operations. Having worked at several of Canada’s large corporations, she developed a strong understanding of the business and financial world.  Leslie ventured into the compressed air industry nine years ago as an entrepreneur, utilizing her corporate experience and skillset to bring a unique perspective to her new business. She continues to leverage her skills to bring new vision and new growth strategies to Canuck Industrial. You can often find her at conferences and trade shows reminding people that “Air is free… Until you compress it!”


Leslie Enright, Owner at Canuck Industrial, was selected as Executive Council Member, WCVC Networking Group.


When accepting this role, Ms. Enright commented, “I am thrilled and honored to have been selected for this position. The compressed air industry is constantly evolving, and I look forward to contributing my insights and expertise to help women grow and succeed. I am very excited to see this Executive Council form and highlight the growing importance of access for women in the industry. I am proud to represent women in the compressed air, vacuum and cooling industry and help create more opportunities for women to excel in this field. One of the keys to success in this field is creating strong connections with colleagues and partners and I look forward to collaborating and building relationships with other industry leaders to help move our industry forward.” 

Ms. Enright will chair the conference session Maintenance & Food Hygiene Collaboration for SQF-Compliant Compressed Air Quality at the upcoming Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference. The lineup of presentations and speakers is the following:

  • Verifying Compressed Air Purity Compliance with SQF and BRC Food Safety & Quality Requirements System. Maria Sandoval, Laboratory Director, Trace Analytics
  • Compressed Air and Cooling Water Systems: The Forgotten Additives/Ingredients in Dairy ProductsAlex O’Brien – CGA, Food Safety / Quality Coordinator, Center for Dairy Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Microbiological Issues in Food & Beverage Compressed & High Risk Ambient Air Systems. Charles Giambrone, Food Safety Programs Coordinator, Rochester Midland Corp.
  • Preventative vs. Proactive Compressed Air System Maintenance for Consistency and Quality. Leslie Enright, Owner, Canuck Industrial Group

She also contributed to the organization of the The Women in Compressed Air, Vacuum & Cooling Networking Group Luncheon at the Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference. The Luncheon will feature the keynote presentation, The Story of Jody & Jill: A True Story of Women Working Together presented by Jokima L. Hiller, Ph.D., MBA, CHE, Assistant Professor in Management, School of Business and Economics, Indiana University Northwest.

Full Conference Schedule.

Join us in our mission to provide women with personal and professional development opportunities including the ability to establish meaningful connections with their peers, gain valuable industry insight to further their careers and improve their leadership and communication skills. Apply for your free membership today at Join our LinkedIn group at If you are interested in a leadership role within the group and would like to become a member of the WCVC Executive Council, please send an email to Kimberly Vickman, WCVC Secretary at


About WCVC Networking Group

The Women in Compressed Air, Vacuum and Cooling (WCVC) Networking Group provides support to women who have chosen or are thinking of choosing a career in the compressed air, vacuum or cooling industries and welcomes individuals from every job function – engineering, marketing, sales, human resources, finance, production and every job in between. The WCVC Networking Group offers quarterly virtual meetings and networking opportunities in the hopes of empowering women in the compressed air, vacuum and cooling sectors. The group will meet in-person annually at the Best Practices EXPO & Conference. For more information, visit

About Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference

The Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference is the leading North American event focused on Sustainable, Safe & Reliable On-Site Utilities Powering Automation. Co-Located with Process Expo, the event takes place October 23-25, 2023 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Attendees come from engineering firms, manufacturing plants and equipment companies responsible for specifying, purchasing, operating, selling and maintaining on-site utility equipment in industrial compressed air, vacuum and cooling water systems. For more information visit