Our staff

Community Futures Nadina's small business specialists are dedicated to taking the time to really understand your business ideas – and then rolling up their sleeves to help you make them happen. We can help you apply for business loans, write a business plan, understand your cash flow and access new markets. We have in-depth knowledge of the unique characteristics of this region's local and regional economies and active partnerships with business and community leaders, local government, educational institutions, other business lenders and not-for-profits.

Call or email us today to get your business dreams moving forward.

Kim Martinsen
General Manager

Kim brings over 25 years experience in community economic development, extensive knowledge in management and administration, direct project management, and financial administration to the Nadina team. She has been a business owner, served on numerous local, regional and provincial board over the years including two term School District 54 Trustee and two term Director Smithers and District Chamber of Commerce.  Kim holds Community Economic Development for Professional Certification, Simon Fraser University; Public Administration Certification, Coast Mountain College; Local Government Management Executive Certification Courses, Capilano University; Real Estate Salesperson and Sub mortgage Broker Pre-Licensing, University of BC; Red Seal Journeyman Cook Trades Qualification, BC Institute of Technology.

Sarah Fitzmaurice
Business Development Analyst

Sarah has been a shareholder and board member of two companies and has most recently held the role of Managing Director for Toronto-based Flight Level Media Ltd. She has sold and delivered large scale content and software development projects for airlines including Lufthansa, Delta and United, as well as inflight entertainment system leaders Panasonic Avionics and Thales. Prior to this, Sarah was Managing Partner at Vancouver-based New World Multimedia working with clients such as Air Canada, Bugaboos Eyewear, Island Savings and 1-800-GOT-JUNK. She holds a diploma from the McKay School of Design and the Business Management Training Program at the University of Toronto.

Ais Sheridan
Reception, Administrative Assistant

Ais joined the Community Futures Nadina team as the Administrative Assistant in 2015. Ais grew up in the Northwest and returned in 2011 to formally study business administration. She has worked for several years in administration and business management and development roles. Ais strongly believes in providing clients with impeccable customer service and in her role, she provides fellow staff members, management, and Board members with administrative support while creating a friendly environment for clients.

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Communities Served

Burns Lake, Granisle, Houston, Telkwa, Topley, Smithers

CONTACT US

Community Futures Nadina
2430 Butler Avenue, Unit A
PO Box 236
Houston, BC
V0J 1Z0

T: 250.845.2522