Andrea Thomas

Manager, Corridor Development

Island Corridor Foundation

Originally from Vancouver, having moved to Nanaimo in 2014. Andrea is the Manager, Corridor Development for the Island Corridor Foundation. She is working alongside the CEO to restore Passenger Rail Service from Victoria to Courtenay and from Nanaimo to Port Alberni.

Andrea was a Fine Dining Restaurant Manager and Sommelier in Vancouver prior to working for the Island Railway as well as a freelance Wine Writer. She is an artist and has created many works of art, some of which were donated to the Nanaimo Foundation's Covid Community Response Fund for auction where her 12 paintings raised over $14,000. She serves the community in many ways by sitting on the committee for the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock, fundraising for TdR as well as the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive and is a new member of the YPN Board of Directors.
ICF Instagram: @island_rail_corridor
Art Instagram: @andreathomas_artist

Balraj Maan

Mortgage Broker

The Mortgage Maan

Balraj is a mortgage advisor who focuses on developing long-term client relationships built on trust, sound mortgage advice, and exemplary service.

Courtney Prosser, CPA

Business Advisor


Courtney is a Manager with the Private Enterprise Group at MNP Nanaimo

She works primarily with small and medium sized owner-managed businesses looking to plan for the future (and of course minimize tax & tax audit risk)

She can help with personal and corporate tax compliance & strategic planning, as well as compilation or review engagements and various other tax matters. She deals primarily with the real estate and construction industry, but has experience with companies from a wide variety of other industries

Feel free to call or email any time to set up a free consultation
(250) 734-4162

Henry Yuan

Business Account Manager


Henry Yuan is a business account manager at RBC Royal Bank with many years of successful business results and strong relationships within the community. Henry has also provided personal financial advice to his clients before taking on the current role at RBC. He actively attends community events and Young Professional Nanaimo networking sessions. A strong believer in travelling makes one modest, Henry has studied, worked and travelled many places around the world. His travelling journey will continue with his professional development. Henry enjoys a good Netflix binge but can also be found on tennis courts and bowling alleys during the weekends.

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Julien Prevost


RE/MAX - Charlie Parker Team

Julien is Realtor at RE/MAX and is excited to be a part of the next generation of real estate professionals poised to lead the industry for years to come. With the goal to build lifelong clients, Julien concentrates on providing information/advice as well as an exceptional client service experience.

Don't hesitate to call, text or email if you ever have questions about Real Estate. Whether you are looking to buy/sell or just have questions in general, I am happy to help with all your Real Estate needs.

Cell: 778-269-1043

Katelin Wyness, MCP, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Covalent Health Consulting

I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor working in private practice in Nanaimo BC. I work with children, youth, adults, and couples with client centred approaches to improving mental health. I love working with people and feel very grateful to hear my client's stories.

When I am not working I love spending time outdoors exploring this beautiful island or hunting down the best ice cream in town.

Check out my website: for more information on counselling services.

Sarah L. Dion, BBA

Registered Representative

UB Wealth Management Inc.

A Registered Representative with Aligned Capital Partners Inc. and specializing in personal and corporate insurance solutions, Sarah graduated as co-valedictorian from Vancouver Island University with a bachelor in Business Administration (Finance). Sarah collaborates with clients on life goals and creates financial road maps to get clients 'on track' via cash flow management. She also gives back to her community actively via boards such a the Young Professionals of Nanaimo.
Office: 250-585-8696

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