In her role as Business Development Officer, Joanna is responsible for developing relationships with existing businesses, understanding their needs, and developing and delivering best practices in business retention and expansion initiatives.
Joanna has worked across many industries gaining extensive experience in stakeholder relations, community development, project management, public relations and marketing including: telecommunications, project and facilities management, industrial construction, commercial and residential construction, bioenergy and the public sector. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree from UVIC – economics major, a master’s certificate in project management from UNBC and she is a registered project management professional (PMP).
Joanna is passionate about Prince George, with deep roots in the Cariboo. She moved to Prince George seven years ago to raise her two sons and find greater economic stability. She is an ambassador for this region, the amazing community, quality of life and the all the opportunities found here.