Our Team – Regional Business Our Team – Regional Business

Our Team

Josee Pharand (Bilingual)
Business Centre Coordinator
Telephone: (705) 688-7582
Direct: (705) 674-4455 ext. 2482
[email protected]

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.

Responsibilities:

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

Ken Bonder (Bilingual)

Small Business Specialist
Telephone: (705) 688-7582
Direct: (705) 674-4455 ext. 4415
[email protected]


Caitlin Thompson
Youth Programs Officer
Telephone: (705) 688-7582
Direct: (705) 674-4455 ext. 4636
[email protected]