Veronica Rita Vescio-Wrigley decided to take early retirement from the corporate world of 28 years at TD Canada Trust. Commencing her career as a front-line customer service representative, Manager of Customer Service in the branch environment, People Manager, lastly Coach and Mentor in the corporate world.

Veronica Rita utilizes her knowledge and experiences from her corporate world including her training and experience facilitating Mental Health groups suffering from various types of depression, anxiety, as well as clients suffering from chronic pain and depression. Her vision to work in her community as a female contractor opening her painting and decorating business provided her with the opportunity to meet, mentor and help residents get back on their feet suffering from illnesses, loss of work, single and couples requiring assistance with painting and minor repairs. Veronica Rita soon realized there was a need for introducing Aging in Place/Universal Designs to Simcoe County. She and her husband David Wrigley became Certified Aging in Place Specialists in 2017 bringing awareness for the need to support Wasaga Beach and surrounding area residents to stay in their home longer with comfort, ease, safety and the ability to live independently.

Veronica Rita is passionate about serving her community. She volunteered her time to the Wasaga Beach Women’s Business Association, BNI Thrive, Wasaga Beach Lion’s Club and Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce Board Member, VCARS, Victims Crisis Assistance Referral Services for the Ontario Provincial Police.

Living in a small community of Wasaga Beach, Veronica Rita came to understand the need to support the Ontario Provincial Police. She trained as a Victim Crisis Responder for VCARS volunteer and Team Lead servicing all of Simcoe County, Midland, Barrie, Collingwood and Innisfil.

Veronica Rita continues to look for ways to making a difference within her community, bringing compassion, creativity and love for the well being of her community of Wasaga Beach and surrounding areas as a Certified Aging In Place Specialist with her husband David.