Commerce Management Group is a leading consulting firm that specializes in business development and project management. For more than 25 years, we have helped clients across Northern Ontario achieve success.

Our business consulting services can help with all aspects of your business or organization. Our team specializes in advising clients on business start-ups, strategic alignment, project management, community development and facilitation.

We have Northern reach—an extensive network of industry contacts across Northern Ontario. Our network gives our clients the advantage needed for their projects to succeed.


Commerce Management Group offers unparalleled insight into the economic and social mechanism of Northern Ontario. Our expertise is based on years of serving the economic development needs of the region.

We are dedicated to being up-to-date with the latest economic trends. We are thorough in our research, active in educating our team, and progressive in building our network—adding value to the services we offer.

Commerce Management Group has extensive experience and expertise in Forestry, Mineral Sector and Mining Supply, Business, Commercial and Industrial Development, Municipal and Regional Economic Development and First Nations Economic Development.




Robert Manseau, Senior Economic Development Consultant & Principal

Robert has been providing consulting services to businesses, industries, communities and all levels of government in Ontario since 1989. Robert is bilingual and has a sharp business sense, a strong dedication to critical financial and market analysis, and is a firm believer in the value of a comprehensive project plan with realistic achievable goals. Robert has also authored macro/micro economic impact analyses for the communities across Northeastern Ontario.

Murray Morello, Senior Associate

Murray has spent most of his career working under both Federal and Provincial Governments prior to joining Commerce Management Group. Murray is extremely knowledgeable of government economic development programs and has an extensive network to assist in developing customized solutions to the many challenges faced by Northern Ontario to grow and diversify the economy. Murray completed his post-secondary studies in Economics at McMaster University.

Allen Reid, Senior Associate

Allan joined Commerce Management Group in October 2017 shortly after retiring from Ontario Power Generation. Born and raised in Northern Ontario, Allan Reid holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Athabasca University, a Bachelor of Science degree from Laurentian University and a Diploma in Electronic Engineering Technology from Northern College.
Allan spent over 35 years working in the Electrical Power Generation Business. His experience includes working from the ground up in Ontario Hydro and Ontario Power Generation serving in many positions. His experiences encompass Project Management, Asset and Technical Services, Vice President Operations in Central Operations and Niagara Operations and Chief Operating Officer for the Renewable generation and Power Marketing division of Ontario Power Generation. Through these positions, Allan has developed a strong understanding of Ontario’s energy sector and the intricacies of the province’s power and energy generations.As a member of Commerce Management Group’s dynamic team, Allan contributes by providing insight to project operations and acts as project lead on all energy and power generation related projects. Mr. Reid operates out of and resides in North Bay, Ontario.

Evan Lennon, Business Consultant

Evan joined Commerce Management Group in 2015, bringing with him a strong theoretical background combined with hands-on experience in management practices and economics. Evan has extensive knowledge of government funding programs to support new businesses and has proven himself as a highly capable governmental and financial market researcher. Evan has been instrumental in helping numerous enterprises understand the economic realities surrounding their businesses and accessing pertinent statistical information required to make accurate and timely decisions. Evan resides in Northern Ontario after completing his Honours Degree in Commerce from the University of Ottawa.

Jeremy Elomaa, Business Consultant

Jeremy joined Commerce Management Group in 2017. Prior to joining Commerce Management Group, Jeremy provided guidance and assistance to numerous businesses, and was instrumental in creating comprehensive plans that promoted strategic business growth while remaining true to the company’s mission and vision. Jeremy brings to the team both theoretical and practical knowledge pertaining to economic concepts, financial analysis, and business planning. Jeremy is a graduate from Nipissing University’s Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Economics Stream, and was a participant of Innovation Initiatives Ontario North’s (IION) 2015 Youth Entrepreneurial Placement Program (YEPP).

Michael Burton, Junior Business Consultant

Michael joined Commerce Management Group in 2017 with a substantial background and practical experience in accounting and financial management. As a member of CMG’s dynamic consulting team, Michael contributes to financial analysis, the development of financial models and financial plans, financial and economic analysis and business planning. After graduating from Nipissing University’s Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting Stream with a major in Economics, Michael now resides in Northern Ontario. Prior to joining CMG’s team, Michael was instrumental in developing and implementing strategic plans designed to aid companies transition to digital- based accounting. Additionally, Michael has been instrumental in creating and managing his own business. This exposed Michael to the realities of business giving him invaluable experience.

Matthieu Quirion, Researcher.

Matthieu brings a strong multi-disciplinary theoretical background acquired throughout his post-secondary education in engineering, project management and accounting. The hands-on experience gained through multiple construction jobs gives him a unique perspective of project management as he truly understands the entire process from planning, budgeting and execution. Matthieu studied in accounting at the University of Ottawa’s Honors Bachelor of Commerce program and holds a college diploma in accounting from Algonquin College. Throughout his education, he researched, analyzed and developed financial information which has refined his business sense and ability to forecast financial models to determine viability for a project. Prior to joining Commerce Management Group’s dynamic consultant team in 2018, Matthieu worked in the field of public accounting in Northern Ontario which exposed him to multiple businesses and a strong connection to the north.

Rose-Anne Magnan, Office Manager/Bookeeper

Rose-Anne has been a member of Commerce Management Group since 2012 bringing with her over 20 years of practical bookkeeping, tax filing, and consulting experience. As part of the Commerce Management Group team, Rose-Anne contributes in managing the office, providing bookkeeping services, aiding the consultants by sharing her knowledge of accounting services, and designing and implementing accounting training programs for small businesses. Rose-Anne has completed her Cost Management Accounting diploma, in addition to a certificate program for Administration Business Management with an Accounting Specialization from Northern College.


“Commerce Management Group has been contracted for the past 5 years to create economic opportunities and benefits for the members of our community. Commerce Management Group has assisted us in bringing our project concepts to reality; from new business concepts, business expansions and corporate strategies. The CMG team always provides unparalleled support along the way and delivers professional services that drive results.”

Randy Chase, CFO, Moose Cree Group of Companies Limited Partnership, a division of Moose Cree First Nation

“We have had a professional working relationship with Commerce Management Group since 1993. Commerce Management Group has worked alongside our organization to assist in reaching our corporate goals ensuring that we have a sustainable growth plan for the future. CMG understands the Northern Ontario market and their team has incredible expertise regarding the industries that drive our Northern economy, and use this knowledge to position our organization for success.”

Michel Vezeau, President, CGV Builders

“Our relationship with Commerce Management Group has allowed us to drive our Economic Development initiatives and effectively assist local businesses, community organizations and the municipality work towards reaching its goals. Commerce Management Group’s experience with community economic development has allowed our community to create realizable community plans that facilitate the Township’s mission and vision for the community.”

Alain Robichaud, Economic Development Officer, Municipalities of Val Rita-Harty & Opasatika



46 Pine Street South
Timmins, ON P4N 2J8

Tel: 705.268.8308

Fax: 705.264.2541

Toll Free: 1.800.339.4414



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Sudbury, ON P3E 1W4

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