1000 Islands CDC Staff
Mr. Tom Russell, Executive Director, is responsible for the daily operation of the 1000 Islands CDC. His duties include office administration, financial control/management, budgeting, human resources, program management, loan fund oversight, public relations, board liaison, program reporting, funding proposal preparation and so on. He participates with numerous boards and committees throughout the region, sits on the Ontario Trillium Fund Quinte Area Grant Review Team, was instrumental in raising $1,200,000 for the Gord Brown Memorial Canada 150 Outdoor Rink, helped raise over $1,800,000 for the expansion of the Brockville Public Library and has worked on countless important local initiatives. He has been employed by the 1000 Islands CDC since 1990.
613-345-6216 ext 102
Business Loans Officer
Ms. Candace Fox, Business Loans Officer, is responsible for review, recommendation and file management for all 1000 Islands CDC loan clients. She also offers business start up and counselling advice to a large base of customers. She has an extensive banking background, primarily as a mortgage specialist, and has been actively involved in the community for many years. She is also our primary liaison with the Leeds & Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre. Candace joined staff of the 1000 Islands CDC in 2023.
613-345-6216 ext 103
Ms. Janice Lawrence, Office Administrator, is responsible for office administration of the 1000 Islands CDC. She administers corporate financial records, maintains client files, organizes meetings, prepares reports and works with clients on a daily basis. She is regularly involved in community events and is well known in many social circles. Janice joined the 1000 Islands CDC staff in 2003.
613-345-6216 ext 101