Contact Halton Region's Economic Development Division

Meet Our Team

Our experienced team members are able to assist you with all your business needs.

Please feel free to contact us:

John Davidson
Ext. 7828
As Director of Economic Development, John is responsible for the implementation of economic development programs and activities outlined in Halton Region's Strategic Plan and Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy. John also oversees personnel and operational activities for the Division.


Sandra Nuhn
Manager, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Ext. 7228
Sandra is responsible for the Division's services to the rapidly growing community of small business and entrepreneurs in Halton. In addition, Sandra oversees the development of strategic partnerships that support Halton Region's Small Business Centre and broader Regional economic development objectives including the Regional Innovation Centre, HalTech.
Bethany Moir
Manager, Economic Development
Ext. 7955
Bethany manages the team responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating programs, activities and actions to support the Region's Economic Development Strategic Implementation Plan. Key areas of focus include Investment Attraction and Retention, Employment Land Development, Research, Marketing and Communications, and Tourism.  Bethany also works closely with the Region's strategic Economic Development partners.
Christine Carrington
Economic Development Research Analyst
Ext. 7132
Christine is responsible for the Division's research and economic analysis program including sector research, small business and enterprise and development activity research and monitoring of the Region's economic performance.
Catharine Frith
Business Consultant
Ext. 7732
Catharine has over 20 years of business experience.  Catharine advises both new and existing businesses at the Halton Region Small Business Centre.  Catharine also delivers business seminars and works with young entrepreneurs through the Centre's Youth Entrepreneurship programs.
Claudia Nachevski
Program Assistant
Ext. 7900
Claudia is the first contact for small business inquiries at the Small Business Centre. Claudia provides information and resources and assists clients with business registrations and inquiries.  Claudia also facilitates our Getting Started Information Sessions.


Nancy Malloy
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 7514
Nancy provides administrative and clerical support to the Director and the Division. Nancy also implements and monitors administrative projects and procedures and assists with the Division's events and budgets.
Robert Manning 
Business Consultant
Robert has over 20 years of experience providing business consultation services to start up and existing businesses both large and small in Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia as well as the U.S.  Robert grew up in Toronto and is a graduate from the University of Western Ontario. He has worked on export development programs for expanding businesses to the US markets.  He has also instructed at the post secondary level in business communications and marketing.  He takes a practical look at business issues, working them down into manageable pieces to assist entrepreneurs in making sound decisions while moving forward from inception to implementation.
Nancy Field
Tourism Specialist
Ext. 7740
The Tourism Specialist focuses foremost on working in collaboration with Municipal partners to implement the Agri-tourism/Culinary Tourism Action Plan and develop products in the areas of garden tourism, culture and outdoor sport. Package development with local tourism partners is an on-going focus. 
Stephanie Mazhari
Economic Development Officer - Investment
Ext. 7229
Stephanie is responsible for actions related to employment land development, investment attraction and retention and sector development as set out in the Region's Economic Development Strategic Implementation Plan.  Stephanie develops programming and materials for investment attraction stakeholders including site selectors, industrial and commercial real estate brokers and developers and senior levels of government.
Angela Sugden Praysner
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Ext. 7929
Angela works with the Halton Region Physician Recruitment Program to recruit family physicians to Halton and retain Halton's existing physicians.  Angela works with both the medical community and the community at large to address Halton's physician needs through marketing and network programs.
Cameron Tulloch
Business Consultant
Ext. 7550

As a Small Business Consultant, Cameron has helped many people navigate their big picture ideas as well as the intricate details of starting or growing a small business.  At the Small Business Centre, Cam advises both new and existing businesses.  He also delivers business seminars and works with young entrepreneurs through the Centre's Youth Entrepreneurship programs.

Our Location:

Halton Region Economic Development Division
1151 Bronte Road view map
Oakville, Ontario
L6M 3L1
Telephone: 905-825-6000
Toll Free: 1-866-4HALTON
TTY: 905-827-9833
Fax: 905-825-8839

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Business Registrations:
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4pm