City of Cornwall
Bob Peters is the Division Manager of Economic Development for the City of Cornwall. He is responsible for overseeing the Economic Development efforts for Cornwall, which includes investment attraction, business retention and expansion, tourism, community improvement programs, resident attraction. This includes marketing the City to prospective commercial investors and new residents via a variety of marketing tactics, including the ChooseCornwall.ca website. Mr. Peters is an active member of the Ontario East Economic Development Commission, helping to promote Eastern Ontario as a good region to invest in. In addition to his current role on the Board, he has previously held the roles of President, Marketing Director and Logistics Chair with Ontario East. Prior to rejoining the City in 2007, Mr. Peters ran WEBtech, a web design company located in Cornwall, Ontario. Mr. Peters has given seminars and workshops to a variety of groups, typically on marketing topics. He has also served as a guest lecturer at St. Lawrence College.