New Executive Director Announced for CDC

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The CDC of Sault Ste. Marie & Area announces that Dan Friyia has joined their organization as their new Executive Director. Dan will be replacing Brian Irwin who recently retired after providing many years of excellent service.

Dan joins the CDC with a wealth of experience in the field of Community Economic and Business Development. For the past 24 years Dan was working at the Superior East Community Futures Corporation centered in Wawa as their General Manager. “I am excited to join the CDC team as they already have an excellent staff in place and a strong Board of Directors to provide guidance and insight into community issues. I also look forward to working with the business community and other stakeholders in building a stronger economy for Sault Ste. Marie & Area.”

Janice Beatty, Chairperson of the CDC commented that “the Board of Directors are very pleased to have Dan join their organization. His extensive experience in Community Development will ensure that the CDC continues in its mission to help build our economy through high quality delivery of our products and services.”