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Community Futures East Central

Box 727, 601 Edmonton Street, Broadview, SK - Phone: (306) 696-2443

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About Us - Staff & Mandate

Craig Geisler, General Manager

Craig joined East Central Development Corporation in May of 2019 as the new General Manager. Previously he was the CAO of the Town of Balcarres.

Craig Graduated from Mayville State University (2001) with a Business Administration Degree with minors in Management, Marketing and Real Estate.


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Kathleen Trithardt, Loans Administrator

Kathleen Melnyk joined the staff of East Central in February of 2006. She attended SIAST Wascana Campus in Regina where she completed the Office Education Program.

 In 2006, Kathleen held the position of receptionist/office assistant.  In April 2009, she took on the responsibilities of Lending Administrative Assistant.  In January of 2011, she took on the role of Loans Administrator.  She is involved with all aspects of loan support services, Board Development and Corporate Communications.


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Kimberley Simpson, Office Administrator

Kim was hired at East Central in July 2009 as Office Assistant.  In April 2010, she took on the responsibilities of Accounting Clerk.  In February of 2011, she took on the role of Office Administrator and is responsible for accounting and general office administration procedures.
Kim has previous work experience as Parish Secretary, Preschool Instructor and Liaison Officer for the Aspen Grove School Division.

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Our Mandate

To enhance economic development by assisting businesses through the provision of financial and technical services.