Our Mentors

Our mentors

All of our mentors have acquired extensive business experience from a variety of industries… The following introduces our mentors:

John W. Arsenault
 
Mentor since 2011
Recognition: Silver
Industry: Manufacturing
Areas of expertise:
Management
Manufacturing operations

Gilles Bélanger

Mentor since 2015
Industries: Manufacturing, Service
Areas of expertise:
Logistics
Retail
E-business
Supply Chain

Maurice Bernier

Megantic Cell
Mentor since 2016
Industry:  Economic Development
Areas of expertise: Public administration
Human Ressources

Hugh Bieber

Mentor since 2005
Co-Lead Mentor 2006-2010
Special mention 2009
Recognition: Diamond
Industry: Manufacturing
Areas of expertise:
Business management
Venture creation

Renaud-Pierre Boucher

Mentor since 2008
Recognition: Silver
Industry: Agricultural
Areas of expertise:
Field crops
Vegetable production

Guy Boulanger

Mentor since 2004
Recognition: Diamond
Industry: Banking, Service
Areas of expertise:
Financial management
Banking

Roger Charbonneau

Mentor since 2015
Mégantic Cell
Industries: Distribution, Manufacturing
Areas of expertise:
Accounting
Exports
Finances

André Chartier

Mentor since 2010
Recognition: Silver
Industries: Manufacturing, Social economy
Areas of expertise:
Management (HR)
Quality control

Lise Compagna

Mentor since 2014
Industry: Manufacturing
Areas of expertise:
Management
Sales and Marketing
Production
Procurement
Computerisation

André Couture

Mentor since 2008
Recognition: Bronze
Industry: Agricultural
Expertise:
Dairy production

Pierre Dagenais

Mentor since 2012
Recognition: Bronze
Industries: Manufacturing, Public administration
Areas of expertise:
Finances
Exportation
Retail
Market development

Réal Jr. Desautels

Mentor since 2013
Industries: Co-operative, Social economy
Areas of expertise:
Administration
Personnel Management
Organizational Development

Benoit des Ligneries

Mentor since 2016

Industries: Information Technology
Areas of expertise:
Infrastructure
Sales BtoB
Marketing
Strategy

Jean Des Rosiers

Mentor since 2009
Recognition: Silver
Industries: Manufacturing, Social economy, Environment
Areas of expertise:
Sales & Marketing
Management
Market development
Business start-up

Marc Dumas

Mentor since 2012
Industries: Service, Tourism
Areas of expertise:
Notary, Legal
Retail
Management
Businesses succession

Guy Falardeau

Mentor since 2004
Co-Lead Mentor 2010
Recognition: Diamond
Industry: Information technology
Areas of expertise:
Management
Customer service
Human resources

Jean-Marc Gagnon

Mentor since 2010
Recognition: Bronze
Mégantic Cell
Industry: Manufacturing
Areas of expertise:
Strategic Development
Management

Barry Hull

Mentor since 2008
Co-Lead Mentor since 2010
Recognition: Diamond
Industries: Information technology & Agricultural
Areas of expertise:
Corporate Management
Farmer (cattle)

Isabelle Langlois

Mentor since 2016

Industry: Management – administration

Areas of expertise: Business restructuring – finance

Keenan Lapierre

Mentor since 2016
Industry: Business Law
Areas of expertise: Business Law
Business sales & acquisition
Franchise

Alain Leclair

Mentor since 2016

Industries:
Areas of expertise:

Jean-Yves Lefebvre

Mentor since 2012
Recognition: Silver
Industry: Food
Areas of expertise:
Retail sales
Marketing
Human resources
Management
Collective union negotiation

Yolande Lemire

Mentor since 2009
Recognition: Silver
Industry: Agriculture
Areas of expertise:
Human resources
Management
Business succession

Claudette Lessard

Mentor since 2010
Mégantic cell
Recognition: Bronze
Industry: Retail
Areas of expertise:
Horticulture
Operations Management

Marcel Marcotte

Mentor since 2006
Recognition: Diamond
Industry: Telecommunications
Areas of expertise:
Marketing

Jean-Luc Mercier

Mentor since 2010
Recognition: Silver
Industry: Financial Services
Areas of expertise:
Marketing
Sales development

R. André Nadeau, CPA, CMA

Mentor since 2006
Special mention 2009
Industry: Service
Areas of expertise:
Accounting
Cost accounting

Gilles Pouliot

Mentor since 2006
Recognition: Gold
Industry: Distribution
Areas of expertise:
Customer service
Retail

Jean Richard

Mentor since 2009
Recognition: Gold
Industry: Manufacturing
Areas of expertise:
Management
Human resources
Operations
Market development

Stephen Rocke

Mentor since 2013
Industry: Manufacturing
Areas of expertise:
Marketing
Export
Market Development (China)

Marc Rolland

Mentor since 2014
Industry: Manufacturing
Areas of expertise:
Marketing
Product Development

Denis Roy

Megantic Cell
Mentor since 2016
Industry: Municipal Administration
Tax Expert
Wood sector

Areas of expertise: Production, Sales
Management
Exportation
Human Ressources

Étienne Royer

Distinguished mentor
Mentor since 2004
Co-Lead Mentor 2008-2010
Recognition: Diamond
Industry: Manufacturing
Areas of expertise:
Intellectual property
Management

Hermann G. Ruf

Mentor since 2012
Recognition: Silver
Industry: Administration, Finance
Areas of expertise:
Marketing
Finances

Faruk Seyrek

Mentor since 2012
Recognition: Bronze
Industry: Manufacturing, Exportation
Areas of expertise:
Financial management (small and large businesses)

Danièle Simard

Mentor since 2007
Recognition: Gold
Industry: Banking
Areas of expertise:
Consolidation
Credit and Collections
Marketing

Alec van Zuiden

Mentor since 2006
Recognition: Gold
Industry: Manufacturing
Areas of expertise:
Market development
Exportation