Kimberley’s Kevin Wilson now Business Development Manager at Nupqu

We wish Kevin Wilson much success in his new position with the Nupqu Development Corporation.

Kevin Wilson, business development manager at the Nupqu Development Corporation.

Kevin Wilson, business development manager at the Nupqu Development Corporation. — Photo Kootenay Business

Kimberley’s Kevin Wilson has moved to a new career, he is now business development manager at the Nupqu Development Corporation.  Kevin made the move earlier in the new year.

He has been the Economic Development Officer for the City of Kimberley since November 2016, prior to that Kevin was an economist/policy analyst for Western Economic Diversification Canada based out of Edmonton.

Some of the successes Kevin enjoyed while at the City of Kimberley included securing funding for these projects:

• $2M for Mark Creek Stream Restoration and Flood Management
• $110,000 for Mark Creek Restoration Environmental Enhancements, Pathways, and Education
• $4.5M for Gerry Sorenson Way road reconstruction
• $90,000 for Centre 64 Theatre fire suppression and HVAC upgrades

He also oversaw contracts with the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Kimberley, among others. And created events like the Kimberley Business Expo and the Investment Opportunities Tour.

Nupqu Development Corporation is a Ktunaxa Nation owned business with over 15 years of experience in natural resource based consulting and contracting. Nupqu is the Ktunaxa word for black bear, which was chosen to represent the powerful and resourceful nature of the organization. Nupqu Development Corporation is a company proudly owned by the communities of the Ktunaxa Nation.

We wish Kevin Wilson much success in his new position with the Nupqu Development Corporation.

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