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Founded from experience

Led by founders Joe Resnick and John Thornton, Top Shelf is a boutique agency with the primary objective of providing superior personalized service to its talent. Since established in 2007, Top Shelf has negotiated over $500 million worth of contracts.

RBC partnered with The Economist to interview Resnick’s philosophies managing client, John-Michael Liles.

Reinforced by education

Education is a key prerequisite for success. Resnick earned his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA) designation, along with Thornton’s Juris Doctor (JD) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA).

Resnick was selected as 1 of 4 CPAs across Canada to provide insights on the value of being a CPA.

Credible through success

Top Shelf understands the commitment and team effort required to take talent to the next level. Top Shelf utilizes a quality versus quantity approach such that its talent receives the necessary time required to help turn their dreams and goals into reality.

We are elite.