Litchfield, March 19, 2021 – The MRC Pontiac has hired a business support and attraction consultant
Within the framework of a FARR project (Regional Relief and Recovery Fund), the MRC Pontiac has retained the services of a business support and attraction consultant.
Ms. Cyndy Phillips, Director of Economic Development, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. David Cyr, Economic and Business Development Consultant.
“Attracting business is a continuous effort, which requires experience and expertise. I am confident that Mr. Cyr will bring his many years of experience in the public and private sectors to the task of fostering business development in the Pontiac,” expressed Cyndy Phillips.
Coming from the business community, Mr. Cyr worked for nearly 30 years before joining the municipal economic development community. He has founded six small and medium-sized businesses in fields as diverse as property management, tourism, hospitality, retail and events.
Although he is now a consultant, he will act as Senior Advisor for Business Support & Attraction for the MRC Pontiac until at least December of 2021.
In addition to devoting himself to the preparation and attraction of businesses, a component of his mandate is to support and advise entrepreneurs, whether it is for the consolidation of their assets, in the phases of expansion or even for the accompaniment in the sale or succession of their business.
“I am an entrepreneur at heart and contributing to the economic vitality of the Pontiac is a wonderful opportunity,” says David Cyr. “Motivated by challenges and innovation, I can’t help but see that the region’s potential and geographic location make it a playground that offers unprecedented growth potential.”