Editorial Team

Frank Miele, BES, MAES, CMMIII


Frank is the Founding Editor of the Economic Development Journal of Canada and has taught Economic Development for three decades. Frank has over 40 years of senior-level municipal experience as a Commissioner of Economic Development and a CAO with six Ontario communities. A graduate of Waterloo University in Urban and Regional Planning and Master’s Degree in Local Economic Development. He received several national and international professional awards including Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his outstanding contribution to his communities and Canada. His particular interests and focus are on local government policy, local economic development and planning, local politics and administration, organizational management, and strategic planning. He is married to Pat and has four children and two grandchildren.

Editorial Board Members

Delia Reiche

Development Coordinator, Brant County (former EDCO President)

Karol Murillo

Sr. Business Development Consultant, Urban Renewal & Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Industries, City of Hamilton

Laura Miele and Iana Lanceta - Assistant Editors