Sylvain Bertrand is president of BBL Construction, a general contractor in construction. He is a member of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants of Quebec, specializes in management accounting, graduated in commerce with a major in finance and accounting from McGill University and obtained his MBA from the University of Ottawa. He brings his expertise to his clients in the construction field, particularly in turnkey and design-built projects. He will bring to the Institut Innovation Gatineau his 30 years of experience.




Ludo Guerpillon is president and founder of SOLEXOM, a consulting services firm specializing in business development and strategic management of SMEs with high growth potential. A recognized business strategist in North America and Europe, he specializes in the development of multilateral partnerships, high-level executive networking and corporate finance. Mr. Guerpillon was recognized employer of the year in 2012 by the University of Ottawa.




Mikael Charrette is President of Well Asia Group, the COO of the WEllfunded Enterprise investment fund. He is also director of international business development at the Institut Innovation Gatineau. He studied Law at the University of Ottawa and completed a Bachelor of Common Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria in 2003. Mikael also completed his Master of Laws at City University of Hong Kong . He has served on several boards of directors and has a lot of experience with Chinese investors. Mikael is from Gatineau.

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Luc Labbé has been a partner at Marcil Lavallée since January 2010. He has more than 13 years of experience as a chartered professional accountant, acquired mainly from clients working in various sectors or groups, public organizations and government agencies. Outside the professional field, Mr. Labbé is involved in the community on a voluntary basis in several non-profit organizations and by serving on several boards of directors.

éric déry

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Passionate about business and business development, Eric Déry has served and financed businesses of all types for almost 14 years, mainly at BDC. His experience also includes high-level negotiation, as director of strategic accounts for a firm with contracts throughout North America, Asia and Africa, where he had the chance to go to negotiate contracts and carry out development presentations. Eric is a graduate of the University of Sherbrooke in business administration, with a minor in economics, and is from Val d'Or.




 Steve Johnston is an electrical engineer with a Masters in Project Management (MGP) from the University of Quebec in Outaouais, as well as a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) completed at the University of Ottawa. He is a recognized entrepreneur with the ability to align technological investments and business vision, co-founder of three companies in three distinct fields, experienced information technology strategist and award-winning advisor. Its objective is to help the most companies to take advantage of technological tools, regardless of the sector of activity.



Hugo Larouche Trottier holds a bachelor's degree in biology and a master's degree in ecology. He taught at Cégep for 7 years. In his pre-teaching life, he started his catering business, working for several years in SMEs and in a family business context. He knows the supervision of projects and young people in apprenticeship, as well as the particular context of starting a business. Since December 2018, he has been in charge of LABoite, the innovation and entrepreneurship center of the Cégep de l'Outaouais.






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Annie Drouin is General Manager at Simbol Test Systems Inc. An electrical engineer by training, she has held various management positions in the telecommunications industry. After twenty years in a large company, she made the leap to the SME and tamed the retail trade in the start-up and management of the operations of a center of garden equipment and rental of tools. Having completed her training as a certified company administrator (ASC), mentoring and corporate governance are two avenues that she favors in her professional activities.




BBL Construction opère comme entrepreneur général dans les domaines de la construction commerciale et institutionnelle dans la grande région de l’Outaouais. Deux partenaires d’affaires qui ont vu naître plusieurs projets offrent une satisfaction inégalée à leurs clients en mettant à profit leurs compétences respectives.



Le maître-électricien Éric Kingsbury et son équipe sont une référence régionale dans leur domaine. « La diversité et l’ampleur des projets que nous réalisons permettent à notre entreprise d’offrir une expertise complète. Les travaux d’électricité dans les secteurs industriel, commercial et résidentiel exigent une grande rigueur; notre personnel à la fois compétent et polyvalent y est préparé. »



Contribuer au mieux-être économique et social des personnes et des collectivités dans les limites compatibles de notre champ d'action : en développant un réseau coopératif intégré de services financiers sécuritaires et rentables, sur une base permanente, propriété des membres et administré par eux, et un réseau d'entreprises financières complémentaires, à rendement concurrentiel et contrôlé par eux. en faisant l'éducation à la démocratie, à l'économie, à la solidarité et à la responsabilité individuelle et collective, particulièrement auprès de nos membres, de nos dirigeants et de nos employés.