Barrie BIA Managing Director Heading to Hospital Foundation

Craig Stevens Resigns as BIA Managing Director

After over a dozen years with the Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA), Craig Stevens is hanging it up.

At its Tuesday evening meeting, Stevens submitted a letter of resignation to the Barrie BIA, having served as Managing Director for a number of years. “In considering my 14 years of service with the BIA and all the great work that was completed with many great local business and community leaders,” said Stevens, “I felt it was the right time to move onto my next chapter.”

Stevens is heading to a new role within the RVH Foundation. “We are very pleased to have Craig Stevens joining the RVH Foundation team.” said the Foundation’s CEO, Eric Dean, “Craig’s knowledge and understanding of the business community will be a great addition as we raise funds to support RVH in expanding services and enhancing technology to meet the health care needs of our rapidly growing community.”

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Stevens’ resignation comes during a rocky time for the Barrie BIA, having faced a number of resignations in recent weeks. The BIA is currently seeking six new board members.

Banner photo courtesy Barrie BIA