Learn more about the Team

The staff of the Norfolk District Business Development Corporation is ready to help you with whatever business challenges you have.
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Gordon Potts
General Manager

Gord has been with Venture Norfolk since its inception in 1988. With a background in agriculture and international development, he provides assistance to small businesses in areas of financing and consulting, especially in the agricultural sector, while overseeing the general operations of the Corporation.

Dawn Barron-Bommarito
Administrative Assistant

Involved with Venture Norfolk since 2003, Dawn brings skills from private businesses and non-profit organizations to the Corporation. She is the front-line contact for visitors and clients, assisting them with their information needs, while handling the loan administration for Venture Norfolk.

Albert Madill
Loans Analyst

Albert has been with Venture Norfolk since 2006 after a career in the legal field. He assists entrepreneurs in managing the operational decisions of their businesses. Albert monitors the loan portfolio of Venture Norfolk to help clients maintain a repayment plan for their loans.

Carolyn Wall
Business Consultant

With extensive experience in banking and commercial property management, Carolyn can provide a range of input into the financing needs of Norfolk small business owners, assisting them through the loan application process. Carolyn joined the staff in March 2013.