March 22, 2019

Grant Russell

Ultimate Source Solutions

Phone: 905-824-2276

Fun Facts

Profession before the promotional products industry?

  • National Sales Manager – Fruit of the Loom Canada

How many years have you been in the promotional products industry?

  • 20 + years but less than Leslie!  LOL

Suppliers you served while on your path…

  • Puma, Russell Athletic, CCM, Fruit of the Loom, American Needle, Bench Craft Leather, Borgfeldt, King Fashions, Bonica, Whiteridge Outfitters, Bob Dale Gloves, TZ Case, St. John’s Trophies, Kobe Sportswear, Winfield, Promobilia, PVH Corporate Outfitters, Alexander, Secrid, Peugeot, Hub Pen & Omni Apparel (ZORREL)

What are your hobbies/passions outside of Promo Expo?

  • Alpine Skiing, biking, hiking, swimming & travelling but most important are the special times enjoyed with family & friends!!

Where were you born and what town/city are you living in now?

  • Birthplace – Montreal, QC and current residence – Mississauga, ON

If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

  • Somewhere in the mountains.   They keep calling me for some reason.  Other notable locations include Baie Ste. Paul, QC / Kelowna, BC / Georgian Bay, ON / Mendoza, Argentina would be very cool!

Who are your favorite musicians/bands?

  • ? Bryan Adams, Earth, Wind & Fire, George Benson, & Santana

If you could join any past or current music group who would you join?

  • Rolling Stones

What is your favorite movie?

  • Bourne Identity with anything Marvel related a close second.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

  • Sandwhich – Egg, tuna or salmon…..yum!

As a child what did you want to be when you grew up?

  • Center for the Montreal Canadiens.  Jean Beliveau & Guy Lafleur were my heroes…..maybe Dave Keon also J

What is your favourite game, or sport to watch and play?

  • See above question for possible clue however NFL is also very special

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

  • “Warped Sense of Humor….beware please handle with extreme caution”

What is the best part of your job?

  • Building business with creative & talented people and having lots of fun at it.