GSDC Board

The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) is the economic development arm of the City of Greater Sudbury. Consisting of an 18-member board of directors and supported by City staff, the GSDC acts as a catalyst for economic development initiatives and supports the attraction, development and retention of business in the community. 

GSDC Board of Directors

GSDC Board Chair
Brian Valliancourt, Vice-President – Business Development, Collège Boréal

GSDC Board 1st Vice Chair
Dr. Pierre Zundel, Interim President and Vice-Chancellor, Laurentian University

GSDC Board Members

Brent Battistelli
President 
Battistelli’s Independent Grocer

Brian Bigger
Mayor 
City of Greater Sudbury

Erin Danyliw 
General Manager
Copy Copy Printing

Joanne Gervais 
Directrice générale 
ACFO du grand Sudbury

Yonaniko Grenon 
Senior Communications Specialist  
Glencore Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations

Karen Hourtovenko 
Founder
Lifezone Inc.

Andrée Lacroix 
Partner
Lacroix Lawyers/Avocats

Mike Ladyk
Partner
3rdLine Studios

Marett McCulloch 
Sales/Marketing Manager
CTV Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie and North Bay

Deb McIntosh 
Municipal Councillor
City of Greater Sudbury

Daran Moxam 
Portfolio Manager and Partner with Moxam Cassio Wealth Management and
Director of Wealth Management at
 ScotiaMcLeod  

Peter Nykilchuk
General Manager 
Hampton Inn by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton

David Paquette 
President 
Paquette Management Services

Lynne Reynolds 
Ward 11 Municipal Councillor
City of Greater Sudbury

Mark Signoretti 
Ward 1 Municipal Councillor
City of Greater Sudbury

Wendy Watson
Director of Communications
Greater Sudbury Utilities