Vanessa Richter (née: Pinelli) graduated from the University of Waterloo; while attending school Vanessa worked at her father’s manufacturing and construction company, gaining knowledge in the operations of a successful construction / cabinet manufacturing firm.
In 2012 Vanessa co-founded Troico and today serves as it's COO. Prior to co-founding Troico Vanessa worked in the finance and real estate industry and now applies that to her role at Troico, creating and improving the systems that deliver Troico’s products and services. Vanessa was a 2014 recipient of the highly coveted National Kitchen and Bath Association’s (NKBA) Top 30 Under 30 award. In 2015 Vanessa was recognized by the University of Waterloo with the Young Alumni Award for her professional achievements after graduation.
Vanessa is a past board member of the NKBA British Columbia Chapter. She resides in Vancouver with her husband and 2 small boys.