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Our Team

The Economic Development Department assists existing businesses, prospective investors, and community partners with business growth and development related initiatives. Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Investment attraction, development facilitation and investment aftercare;
  • Business retention and expansion;
  • Government liaison to support business and help facilitate innovation and growth, market development, export and trade opportunities;
  • Municipal marketing, promotion and community familiarization;
  • Municipal industrial land sale marketing and facilitation;
  • Sector specific capacity development initiatives;
  • Film & TV production attraction, support, and municipal permit administration;
  • Supporting workforce development, capacity, resiliency, job creation and skills building, including immigration and talent attraction;
  • Support for small business and entrepreneurs (Small Business Enterprise Centre partnership with Province); and
  • Community development, capacity and marketing partnership projects.

Meet our dedicated team of professionals, ready to assist you in starting, growing, and relocating your business to North Bay. Our team is uniquely positioned to help guide you through programs and funding support. Take the first step by connecting with us, we're here to help.

Manager of Economic Development

Erin Richmond

Investment, Growth and Strategic Partnerships
705-474-0400 ext. 2527

Economic Development Officer

Fran Hanover

Local Business Retention & Expansion (BR&E)
705-474-0400 ext. 2424

Economic Development Officer

Marcus Tignanelli

New Investment and Company Attraction
705.474.0400 ext. 2418


Economic Development Officer

Adrienne Mazzuchelli

Film, Television, and Creative Sector Development
705-474-0400 ext. 2318


Economic Development Officer

Natasha Penn

Talent Attraction and Community Development
705.474.0400 ext. 2431

Administrative Assistant

Annemarie Rhindress

General Inquiries and Support
705-474-0400 ext. 2417

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