Heather Stokes, Account Manager at Export Development Canada (EDC), has managed portfolios consisting of start-up companies to under $300 million in revenues in both Ontario and BC. Heather graduated with a BA from the University of Ottawa and completed a post-graduate program in International Business where she received her Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation. Prior to EDC, she worked in Sales at ArcelorMittal Dofasco, which is an international steel company in Hamilton, ON. Heather has been part of the business community in Vancouver for over three years and is constantly fascinated by the entrepreneurialism and export-focus of BC Businesses. She speaks French and Spanish and likes to keep active in her spare time by skiing, playing sports and taking advantage of BC’s beautiful outdoors.