Jess Tetu is a Canadian serial entrepreneur making waves across the country in the beauty & spa industry while making an impact on her community through her dedication to philanthropy!
Jess Tetu is a Canadian serial entrepreneur making waves across the country in the beauty and spa industry while making an impact on her community through her dedication to philanthropy! Overcoming adversity at a very young age, she began her adult life on her own at the age of 15 years old and through dedication, determination and hard work has become a national award winning philanthropist and entrepreneur.
Jessica is the sole owner of four Just For You Day Spas in Saskatchewan & Alberta, Founder & CEO of Lia Reese Canada, (Saskatchewan’s Beauty Brand), Co-Founder of Entrepreneur306 Mentorship & Consulting and Founder & CEO of 4seventyone Recovery Resources, a non-for-profit charity she created.
She was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, awarded the SK Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Community Leadership award, honoured with the YWCA Women of Distinction Award and most recently received one of Canada’s most coveted awards when she was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women.
Follow Jess's monthly column in Toast Magazine where she's sharing her 7 Steps to Entrepreneurial Success!
PART 1 | Goal Writing
PART 2 | Be Tenacious & Commit Deeply!
PART 3 | Education
PART 4 |Stress Management & Support Systems
PART 5 | Network
PART 6 | Stay Inspired - Coming Soon!
PART 7 | Give Back - Coming Soon!
Awards & Acknowledgements
2019 - Named one Canada’s Most Powerful Women
2019 - Woman of Achievement Award, WESK Celebration of Achievement Awards
2019 - Communications & Leadership Award, Toastmasters Canada
2019 - Finalist, Community Involvement Award, YWCA Women of Distinction Awards
2019 - Official Gift Lounge Sponsor of the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
2019 - Community Builder Award, NSBA Business Builder Awards
2018 - Canada's Top 40 Under 40 Award Recipient
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 - Winner, Best Beauty Line, Refined Magazine, Canada
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 - Winner, Best Saskatoon Spa, Refined Magazine, Canada
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 - Winner, Best Spa, Prairie Dog Magazine, Regina, Sk
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 - Winner, Best Spa, Planet S Magazine, Saskatoon, Sk
2017 - Recipient of the Women of Distinction Award for Entrepreneurship, YWCA
2017 - Recipient Of The Volunteer Of The Year Award, Saskatoon Chamber Of Commerce
2017 – Named A Top Spa In Canada For Facials, Flare Magazine
2016 - Finalist, Young Entrepreneur Of The Year, Abex Awards, Saskatchewan Chamber Of Commerce
2015 - Finalist, Customer Service, Sabex Awards, Saskatoon Chamber Of Commerce
2015 - Finalist, Young Entrepreneur, Paragon Awards- Regina & District Chamber Of Commerce
2015 - Finalist/honoree, Entrepreneurship, Women Of Distinction Awards, Ywca
2014 - Recipient, Young Entrepreneur Of The Year, Abex Awards, Saskatchewan Chamber Of Commerce
2014 - 2nd Place / Top 3 Young Entrepreneurs Of The Year, Paragon Awards, Regina & District Chamber Of Commerce
2013 - Finalist / Top 3 Young Entrepreneurs Of The Year, Paragon Awards, Regina & District Chamber Of Commerce
2013 - Finalist, Young Entrepreneur Of The Year, Abex Awards, Saskatchewan Chamber Of Commerce
2012 - Present - Member Of The International Women's Leadership Association
What They're Saying
“…Jess Tetu has one of the most inspirational stories of any I’ve heard…”
“…After hearing Jess speak today, it is clear that you can be successful even when people are telling you not to go for your goals…”
“…You could only leave the room realizing that you can accomplish more than what you believed you ever could…”
“…I am inspired to dig deep and move my business forward…”
“…She is a great example of how hard work pays off and you can accomplish your dreams…”
“…Her message revealed that with drive and work ethic, we all have an innate skill to overcome adversity, take chances, and to step out of our comfort zone for the sake of our passions!…”
“…Through her poise and ability to humanize her story, she told a story of always wanting to make the world better for at least one person. I think it is fair to say she has impacted and helped hundreds of people…”
“…You can’t help but feel like you can accomplish more with your life and situation after having listened to her speak…”
“…She was so passionate as she spoke about the importance of business mentors, having big audacious goals, supporting your community and that being different is a very good thing…”
“…Her message and they way she delivers it is captivating…”
“…She turned an uncertain future for herself into a passion for the beauty and spa industry through a lot of hard work…”
“…I would recommend her to any event where you want your guests leaving inspired that they too can make a difference in the lives of others…”
“…I will be goal planning every Monday now, thanks to Jess, to help me get to my goals and dreams faster…”
“…Her message to get involved and help people in one’s community is a timely one given today’s social climate and will have a very positive effect in communities that hear her message…”
“…It was one of the best events we held for our members, inspiring everyone who attended, and left them talking about it for some time. Highly recommended…”
“…Absolutely INSPIRING!! Contagious energy, she will have you hanging off of every word…”
“…In hearing her speak people can’t help but feel they can overcome obstacles and accomplish great things…”
“…The bravery and courage with which Jess shares her story is truly awe-inspiring…”
“…her enthusiasm for her business and life is contagious. Everyone left her presentation feeling extremely inspired and excited to apply what we learned to our own businesses…”
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