Community Futures Thompson Country announced this week the appointment of David Arsenault as their new General Manager.
Community Futures Thompson Country (CFTC) established in 1987 has successfully been delivering entrepreneurial programs by supporting the growth of locally owned businesses through training, business advisory services and small business loans.
“Mr. Arsenault comes to our organization with an excellent understanding of the Community Futures network and its philosophy as he held the same position of General Manager in the Boundary for eight years from 1997 to 2005”, said Mr. Ken White, Chair.
David holds a MBA in Business, an Associate Degree in Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Human Performance. He authored and developed the South Okanagan Regional Growth Strategy as well as the City of Penticton’s, Economic Investment Zone Strategy and was a Professor in the Okanagan College School of Business in Penticton.
Over the course of 20 years in business both in the private and public sectors David Arsenault has built a solid reputation of working with organizations to maximize their people and potential.
His professional experience includes the development and delivery of numerous funding proposals for economic initiatives, communication strategies, marketing plans, operations plans and strategic development for business initiatives.
In addition to this experience he has also worked with local community groups, First Nations, municipalities, provincial ministries and the federal government where he developed a solid reputation of providing creative solutions to complex business and economic issues.