Small Business Specialist

(705) 674-4455 x4413

Ted.Pugliese@greatersudbury.ca

Ted is an entrepreneur at heart and is passionate about small business in the North. Previously, Ted was the Director of Marketing for a local public accounting firm. Growing up in the family business encouraged his completion of an Honours Bachelor of Commerce at Laurentian University. He is a Certified Marketing Management Professional through the International Institute of Marketing Professionals and is currently completing his Masters of Business Administration. Ted is also looking forward to completing his certification in Corporate Strategic Management and Leadership through Michigan State University.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Starter Company Plus administration
  • Program and seminar development
  • Business plan review
  • Small business consultations

Business Information Officer

(705) 674-4455 x4431

eric.lavergne-giroux@greatersudbury.ca

Eric graduated from Laurentian University in 2015 with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce and is currently completing his Masters in Business Administration. He has previous work experience as an Event Coordinator with the Goodman School of Mines at Laurentian University as well as entrepreneurial experience as the owner of a College Pro Painters franchise. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Seminars & Special Events
  • Marketing & website
  • Consultations
  • Start-ups

Junior Business Officer

(705) 674-4455 x4415
elizabeth.aho@sudbury.ca

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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Startups
  • Business Centre Support
  • Starter Company Program Support

Regional Business Centre Coordinator

(705) 674-4455 x4632

 eleethea.savage@sudbury.ca

As the Coordinator of the Regional Business Centre, Eleethea 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.  Eleethea has nearly two decades of experience in all aspects of community economic development ranging from business development, business retention and expansion, research and innovation, small business and entrepreneurship.

 

Responsibilities:

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