OUR STAFF

We are a small team of dedicated professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.

Bryon Friesen

Social Finance Specialist

Bryon is a former institutional equity sales trader with CIBC World Markets, proprietary trader 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).

Email: bfriesen@pelacfdc.ca

Phone: (613) 354-0162

Dominique Jones

Social Finance Specialist

Dominique Jones has worked in several financial roles at chartered banks and distinguished herself with her work as a financial advisor at TD and Scotiabank. In addition to being an advisor Dominique held the role of branch compliance officer to ensure the branch was in compliance of the bank act, and lead operations in a managerial capacity. Dominique is also a Queen’s University alumni.

Email: djones@pelacfdc.ca

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.

Email: tbrookes@pelacfdc.ca

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.

Email: info@pelacfdc.ca

Phone: (613) 476-7901 x 202

Wendy Hollingsworth

Receptionist

A graduate of Ontario Business College, Wendy has over 25 years of experience in office administration, and is a first point 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.

Email: wh@pelacfdc.ca

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 dollar fund. A former foreign correspondent, Eoin has appeared as a guest analyst on BBC, CBC, NBC, CNBC, and Fox News.

Email: eoin@uppercanadaequityfund.ca

Phone: (613) 476-7901 x 201


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