Grand Forks: Who’s who in business
Information for business in Grand Forks and the Boundary Region, B.C., including contacts, award winners and listings.
While Grand Forks is the largest community in the Boundary region, the entire area offers its residents community-focused living and a quality lifestyle. The Boundary also holds communities such as Christina Lake, Greenwood, Midway and Rock Creek. The city of Grand Forks is only a few hours away from both Kelowna, B.C., and Spokane in Washington and provides the benefit of being situated on a major highway while still offering a small-town feel.
City of Grand Forks
- Frank Konrad, Mayor
- Julia Butler
- Christine Thompson
- Chris Hammett
- Neil Krog
- Michael Wirischagin
- Colleen Ross
One-on-one with the Mayor
To Frank Konrad, the new mayor of Grand Forks, B.C., it’s important to consider the community’s long-term wellbeing.Read full article
Grand Forks branding and tourism
Every year Kootenay Business lists of Top 110 employers in the Kootenays. The companies that made this year’s list are based in Grand Forks and reflect the industrial side of the Boundary.
- International Forest Products Limited
- School District 51, Boundary (230)
- Roxul Inc. (204)
- Grand Forks Credit Union (50)
- Unifab Industries Ltd. (40 - 50)
- Boundary Electric Ltd. (30 - 35)
Top business people in Grand Forks
The following business individuals have shown dedication to business and their communities. They have been recognized on the Kootenay Business list of Top 10 business people for various years.
A great staff and a customer-oriented business philosophy helps Mikki Hamagami run Morrissey Creek Building Supplies in Grand Forks.Read full article
For Chris-Anne and Lawrence Gilmore, work is all about getting to do the fun stuff.Read full article
Saving his town's sawmill was just something that Doug McMynn saw needed to be done.Read full article
Longtime Businesses of Grand Forks
After half a century, B&F Sales & Service is something of a landmark in Grand Forks, B.C.Read full article
Do you own a business in Grand Forks? We'd like to hear more about you. Please contact us if you're a successful long-time business owner in the area, or if you think you would qualify as a top employer in the Kootenays.