Read press release from the Region of Queens announcing the hiring of Richard Lane as Economic Development Officer.
Economic Development Officer Brings Diverse Business Background
September 30, 2013 – Liverpool, NS: A broad range of skills and expertise in a variety of business sectors, as well as a strong knowledge of the business community in Queens were key factors in hiring Richard Lane who joins the Region of Queens Municipality’s staff as Economic Development Officer on Sept. 30.
“Richard will be working as part of the Economic Development team,” said Jill Cruikshank, Director of Economic Development. “Having owned and operated his own web development business since 1996, as well as his work experience as a business consultant, and his involvement with the business community through his work with the CBDC, Richard is well positioned well to understand the climate of the business community in Queens.”
Lane joins a team within the Region to further strengthen and diversify the local base. His experience and skills in project management, strategic planning, effective communication, and relationship building are a good fit for the Region’s strategic direction.
Lane lives in the Caledonia area, and since his arrival has immersed himself in the development of his community, serving as a director of the North Queens Board of Trade, and working actively with the group to further the North Queens Innovation Centre.
“I’m really delighted to have been offered the position of Economic Development Officer for the Region of Queens Municipality. There is a growing sense of opportunity and renewal in the community, and it is an exciting time to become part of the Council’s team,” said Lane. “I’ll be adding my energy and enthusiasm to help bring those opportunities to fruition, and to support new ideas for business innovation.”
For further information, please contact:
Heather Cook, Community Development Coordinator
Region of Queens Municipality
Phone: (902) 354-5741