Our Team

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  • Rainer Paull – Executive Director

    Rainer was born in England, but has spent all of his life in Sudbury with the exception of several years in Chapleau and Kingston while employed in a management role by the Bank of Montreal. Graduated from Laurentian University with a B.A.

    He identifies strongly with the needs of entrepreneurs as he grew up in a family business and operated a business for 12 years with his wife. Commercial credit experience, all in Sudbury as Commercial Account manager with CIBC for 2 years, Senior Manager at BDC for 9 years and Senior Manager Mid Market at BMO.

    Rainer’s community involvement includes volunteer work with the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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  • Jason Sullivan– Senior Loans Manager

    Jason was born in Sudbury and has lived in Greater Sudbury for most of his life.   Jason graduated with honours from Laurentian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce.

    Jason comes to Nickel Basin with a varied and extensive background in economic development and banking.  His more than 12 years in banking consists of commercial, retail and audit experience.  Jason’s previous employers include le Conseil de la Coopération de l’Ontario, The Regional Business Centre, BDC, Scotiabank and various positions within the Desjardins Movement.

    For years Jason was a board member of the local chapter of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation which is a testament to his interest in economic development and in his devotion to the success of local entrepreneurship.