YES! Personnel

Executive/Corporate Team

Vince Barletta

Leader, YES! Winnipeg

Vince leads the YES! Winnipeg initiative and is a senior executive of Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. Vince offers a powerful combination of knowledge and experience gained from working in the public and private sectors. Vince is responsible for promoting YES! Winnipeg’s stakeholder engagement with investors, developing and maintaining strong relationships with key collaborator organizations, building and retaining a strong team, and ensuring designated targets for job creation and capital investment attraction are achieved.

YES! Winnipeg Team

Sonya Muraro

Director, Business Development

Sectors: Aerospace, Advanced Manufacturing - Sonya proactively identifies new prospects to attract to Winnipeg by developing positive relationships with leading site selector consultants and informing them of Winnipeg's strong value proposition. She also represents YES! Winnipeg on international business missions, welcomes incoming international delegations and serves as the business development professional for the city's aerospace sector.

Bill Coulter

Senior Manager, Business Development

Sectors: Creative Industries, Energy & Environment , ICT, Financial Services - Bill proactively identifies new prospects within his sectors of responsibility and advances each prospect to a successful conclusion by understanding what assistance they require and engaging appropriate collaborators to deliver what the client needs.

Jocelyn Advent

Manager, Business Development

Sectors: Agriculture, Transportation & Distribution, Life Sciences - Jocelyn finds new prospects within her sectors of responsibility and advances each prospect to a successful conclusion by understanding what assistance they require and engaging appropriate collaborators to deliver what the client needs.

Geoff Westdal

Business Development Coordinator

Geoff assists the business development professionals by researching potential opportunities, developing proposals and presentations, arranging appointments and meetings, and ensuring the accuracy and delivery of projects on time and on budget.

Whitney Moir

Investor and Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator

Whitney is responsible for leading the coordination of events, communications and activities with YES! Winnipeg’s investor network in conjunction with EDW's president and CEO, Dayna Spiring, and YES! Winnipeg's leader, Vince Barletta.