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Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC)
PO Box 800
Suite 701, 34 Cumberland Street North
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada P7C 5K4
Tel: (807) 625-3960
Toll Free: 1-800-668-9360 (North America)
Fax: (807) 623-3962

Email: develop@thunderbay.ca
Website: www.ThunderBayCEDC.ca

Send us a Message

Economic Development

Eric Zakrewski
Chief Executive Officer
Ph: (807) 625- 3960
Email: eric.zakrewski@thunderbay.ca

Piero Pucci
Supervisor – Economic Development
Sector/area of expertise: Knowledge Based Sectors & Business Retention and Expansion
Tel: (807) 625-3965
Email: piero.pucci@thunderbay.ca

Jamie Lee Yawney
Project Manager
Tel: (807) 633-2566
Email: jamielee.yawney@thunderbay.ca

John Mason
Project Manager, Mining Services
Sector/area of expertise: Mining and Exploration
Tel: (807) 625-2480
Email: john.mason@thunderbay.ca

Entrepreneur Centre

Ryan Moore
Development Officer
Sector/area of expertise: Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Youth Entrepreneurship
Tel: (807) 625-3972
Email: ryan.moore@thunderbay.ca

Kirsten Kabernick
Program Coordinator
Starter Company Plus, Summer Company & MAT Fund
Tel: (807) 625-3963
Email: kirsten.kabernick@thunderbay.ca

Finance and Administration

Marketing and Information

Tracy Hamalainen
Supervisor Finance and Administration
Tel: (807) 625-3962
Email: tracy.hamalainen@thunderbay.ca

Madeline Dennhardt
Marketing & Information Officer
Tel: (807) 684-3823
Email: madeline.dennhardt@thunderbay.ca


Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program

Mari Beaton
Development Clerk/Receptionist
Tel: (807) 625-3960
Email: Develop@thunderbay.ca

Emily Lauzon
Workforce Development Officer
RNIP Program
Tel: (807) 625-3960

Thunder Bay Health Sciences Recruiter

Lexie Penko
Community Health Sciences Recruiter
Tel: (807) 625-2541
Email: lexie.penko@thunderbay.ca


Paul Pepe
Manager, Tourism Thunder Bay
Tel: (807) 625-3880
Email: paul.pepe@thunderbay.ca 

John Cameron
Tourism Development Officer
Tel: (807) 625-3231
Email: john.cameron@thunderbay.ca

Karen Martin
Partnership Marketing Officer 
Tel: (807) 625-3969
Email: karen.martin@thunderbay.ca

Jennifer Grundy
Convention and Visitor Services Coordinator
Tel: (807) 625-2149
Email: jennifer.grundy@thunderbay.ca

Erin Simmons
Digital & Travel Media Officer
Tel: (807) 632-7825
E-mail: erin.simmons@thunderbay.ca

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