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Our Team

Our Team

We’re here to help you succeed

Ontario wants your business and our staff wants to help make that happen. Everyone in the Ontario Economic Development Department is available to answer your questions, address any issues and make the process of starting, expanding or relocating your business as easy, efficient and economical as possible. 

Our Team

Jennifer McLain Hiramoto

Executive Director Economic Development Agency

Charity Hernandez

Real Estate Administrative Director

Karen Khukoyan

Project Manager

Peter Pallesen

Project Manager

Karla Tavera

Administrative Officer

Miranda Watkins

Economic Development Analyst

Amber Cruz

Economic Development Coordinator

Sandra Rodriguez

Economic Development Coordinator

Denise De La Pena

Economic Development Specialist

David J. Sweeney

Economic Development Intern