Our Mentors

Our mentors

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

Maryse Armando

Industry: Communication

Areas of expertise:

  • Human ressources
  • Performance management
  • Strategic communication (external and internal)
  • Strategic change

John Aylen

Industry: Communications

Areas of expertise:

  • SME management
  • marketing communication

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

Renaud-Pierre Boucher

Mentor since 2008
Recognition: Silver
Industry: Agricultural

Areas of expertise:

  • Field crops
  • Vegetable production

Roger Charbonneau

Mentor since 2015
Mégantic Cell
Industries: Distribution, Manufacturing

Areas of expertise:

  • Accounting
  • Exports
  • Finances

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

Areas of expertise:

  • Dairy production

Charles Crawford

Industruy: A wide range of industries including distilled spirits industry

Area of expertise:

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Strategic planning
  • New product development
  • International distribution
  • Operations and finance.

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

Jocelyna Dubuc

Industry: Helth Centre & Spa

Area of expertise:

  • Financial statements
  • Manufacturing
  • Cost price
  • Internet et social media
  • R&D and marketing

Anne Marie Dumas

Industry: Restaurant business, Tourism

Area of expertise:

  • Business admin.
  • business development
  • customer service
  • HR & training

Marc Dumas

Mentor since 2012
Industries: Service, Tourism

Areas of expertise:

  • Notary
  • Legal
  • Retail
  • Management
  • Businesses succession

Jean-Marc Gagnon

Mentor since 2010
Recognition: Bronze
Mégantic Cell
Industry: Manufacturing

Areas of expertise:

  • Strategic Development
  • Management

Michel Lamontagne

Industry: Health & finance

Areas of expertise:

  • Health
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Natural resources
  • Governance

Isabelle Langlois

Mentor since 2016

Industry: Management – administration

Areas of expertise:

  • Business restructuring
  • Finance

François Lapointe

Industry: Finance

Areas of expertise:

  • Strategic vision
  • Market development
  • Finance

Alain Leclair

Mentor since 2016
Industries: industrial

Areas of expertise:

  • Production
  • Lean management
  • Stratégies opérationnelles
  • R&D

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

Serge Matte

Industry: Automotive – TV station management

Areas of expertise:

  • Sales service management
  • Performance evaluation
  • Territory development
  • Employee recruitment

Peter McAuslan

Industry: Brewery

Areas of expertise:

  • Management

R. André Nadeau, CPA, CMA

Mentor since 2006
Special mention 2009
Industry: Service

Areas of expertise:

  • Accounting
  • Cost accounting

Nathalie Nasseri

Industry: Retail sales

Areas of expertise:

  • Marketing
  • Heath-beauty

Michel Proteau

Industry: Financial services

Areas of expertise:

  • Business & sales development
  • Planning

Gaston Provencher

Industry: Construction

Areas of expertise:

  • Wholesales
  • Retail
  • Construction

Stephen Rocke

Mentor since 2013
Industry: Manufacturing

Areas of expertise:

  • Marketing
  • Export
  • Market Development (China)

Denis Roy

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

Areas of expertise:

  • Production, Sales
  • Management
  • Exportation
  • Human Ressources

Hermann G. Ruf

Mentor since 2012
Recognition: Silver
Industry: Administration, Finance

Areas of expertise:

  • Marketing
  • Finances

Michel Saikali

Industry: Human Ressources

Areas of expertise:

  • Human ressources management
  • Organizational development
  • Strategic planning

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

Michel Tousignant

Industry: IT consulting, software developement

Areas of expertise:

  • Partnership development
  • Marketing strategy