The Board of Directors of Community Futures Nicola Valley made it official this week with the announcement that Business Development Officer Patrick Flanagan has accepted the position of Operations Manager at Community Futures.
Patrick will now officially be taking over from Patrick Lindsay who recently retired. He and his wife Ruth came to Merritt in 2005 from Winnipeg.
Flanagan has been employed by Community Futures since March 2006 and has been responsible for the administration and management of the Lending and Business Consulting functions of CFNV.
He was previously employed by the Federal Government's Western Economic Diversification and held various senior management positions.
He also worked with Saskatchewan's Department of Tourism and Small Business for a number of years.