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Paul Wiest

Columbia-Kootenay-Boundary, Fraser Valley

Paul Wiest was born and raised in the Kootenays. For the past 30 years, Paul has worked in the field of business and economic development with organization such as Community Futures, GO Productivity, the BC Chamber, the Nelson & Area Economic Development Partnership and Community Futures BC. Prior to that, he worked in the banking industry. Paul delivers board training, facilitates strategic planning and project feasibility assessments, and carries out stakeholder consultations. Clients range from large international corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, non-profit agencies and government.

Since June of 2020, Paul has been working with ETSI-BC, first on their Stakeholder Consultations, then facilitating the Board strategic planning session. Paul is now a Business & Economic Development Consultant for ETSI-BC, serving the Columbia, Kootenay and Boundary regions plus the part of the Fraser Valley RD that is in the ETSI-BC territory.