Regional Business Centre Coordinator

(705) 674-4455 x2482

As the Coordinator of the Regional Business Centre, Josée is responsible for the overall management and coordination of programs, services, staff and partnerships; and represents economic and business interests for the City of Greater Sudbury.  Josée graduated from the Computer Engineering Technologist program at Collège Boréal. Following graduation, she completed an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Laurentian University. She has worked at the Regional Business Centre since 2009 and has also taught computer and business courses part-time at Collège Boréal since 2006.


  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Management
  • Community Partnerships
  • Program Delivery
  • Human Resources

Youth Strategy Coordinator

(705) 674-4455 x4645

Imran is responsible for assisting clients with their business startup needs and supporting the Centre with the delivery of youth entrepreneurship programs. Imran was raised in Sudbury and has studied in Guelph, Toronto, Ottawa, and London (England). He has a Master in Nonprofit Leadership and Management and undergraduate background in ethics and health sciences. Imran brings a professional background in consulting, evaluation, and youth programming to the Regional Business Centre team.

  • Youth Programs
  • Consultations
  • Startups

Junior Business Officer

(705) 674-4455 x4415

Elizabeth completed a Master of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Humanities: Interpretation and Values from Laurentian University after graduating with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Carleton University. She has previously worked for the Ottawa Art Gallery, Carleton University, Greater Sudbury Utilities, Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, Sudbury Community Foundation and Greater Sudbury Police Service.



  • Business Startups
  • Consultations
  • Seminars and Events
  • Program Delivery
  • Communications

Small Business Specialist

(705) 674-4455 x4639 

Brianne advises clients through business planning, marketing, advertising, and business start-up procedures at various stages of business development and expansion. She is also responsible for overseeing the Starter Company Plus program at the Regional Business Centre. Brianne has an Honours Bachelor Degree in Communications and Business and has over 7 years experience in client services. She has previously worked at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and at a local marketing agency where she worked in Business Development and Account Management.


  • Business Plan Development
  • Advanced Start-ups
  • Consultations
  • Starter Company Plus Programs
  • Community Outreach