Aug 24, 2019
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Lennox & Addington County Businesses Receive Eastern Ontario Development Program Support
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Bryon Friesen
Social Finance Specialist

Bryon is a former institutional equity sales trader with CIBC World Markets, proprietary trade and market maker with W.D. Latimer and head trader at J.C. Clark. Bryon is a professor of entrepreneurship and has taught entrepreneurial skills in the local college system. Bryon holds the designation of Chartered Investment Manager (CIM). 

Bryon's contact information:

Phone: (613) 354-0162

Dominique Jones
Social Finance Specialist

Dominique has been a successful entrepreneur who has worked in several financial roles at chartered banks. She distinguished herself with her work as a financial advisor at TD and Scotiabank. Dominique is a Queen's University alumni who has fallen in love with Prince Edward County and its close-knit community. Whether it is a glass of local wine, a run through PEC's many parks, or even catching a film at the regent theatre, Dominique is passionate about all that Prince Edward has to offer and has the expertise to help your business grow. 

Dominique's contact information:

Phone: (613) 476-7901 x 208

Trevor Brookes
Social Finance Specialist & Program Manager, Grants

Raised in Prince Edward County, Trevor learned early the value of hard work. He has been involved in Prince Edward County's start-up ecosystem as a systems builder and communications specialist. After attaining his BAH from Queen's University, Trevor also worked in Ottawa's tech scene. Returning to the County, Trevor now manages our grants program.

Trevor's contact information:

Phone: (613) 476-7901 x 205


Lori McGinnis
Office Manager

Lori is a native of Prince Edward County with extensive knowledge of the community, and has been with the organization since 1990.

Lori’s contact information:

Phone: (613) 476-7901 x 202


Wendy Hollingsworth

A graduate of Ontario Business College, Wendy has over  25 years of experience in office  administration, and is a first point of contact and the PEC New Venture Centre, a shared, collaborative space in Picton for organizations that support community and business development for Prince Edward County.

Wendy’s contact information:

Phone: (613) 476-7901 x 200


Eoin Callan
Executive Director

Eoin leads our equity fund and social impact fund and works closely with regional, provincial, and federal partners to advance sustainable development goals. A graduate of the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management's Board Education Program for Long-Horizon Investment Institutions, Eoin was a trustee of a large Ontario pension plan, and served on the investment committee of its $70-billion fund. A former foreign correspondent, Eoin has appeared as a guest analyst on the BBC, CBC, NBC, CNBC and Fox News.

Eoin’s contact information:

Phone: (613) 476-7901 x 201


Nick Belmont
Communications Specialist

Nick’s contact information:

Phone: (613) 476-7901



“Dealing with the EODP was incredibly easy and the process required minimal time.  Staff was very helpful." - Howard Mahon, Wilton Tack
“Without PELA CFDC's support we would not have had the ability to take those much needed first big steps. You believed in us at a time when few did.” - Quincy Emmons, Fire X Protection
“We recommend the EODP funding to any business that believes in continuous improvement and development, and who is looking to fast forward business growth.” - Angela Lees, Calderwood Automation
"The connections I made and support system that was available during and after the program really helped. - Renia Tyminski, Hallowell Gardens Centre
"The in class portion of the Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program was the most beneficial for me... I was given the resources and one-on-one guidance I needed to map out a successful plan. - Rob Fenwick, Former SEB Client