Our team

Partners for success

Thanks to their complimentary expertise, our team of professionals can provide you with proper and effective support at any stage of your business’ growth.

Direction

Sylvain Durocher

M. Sc., MBA

Executive Director

819 821-5577 ext. 122

Sylvain Durocher

M. Sc., MBA

Executive Director

819 821-5577 ext. 122

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Business Services

Marie-France Audet

B.B.A.

Director, Business Services – Financing

819 821-5577 ext. 203
819 570-0653

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Marie-France Audet

B.B.A.

Director, Business Services – Financing

819 821-5577 ext. 203
819 570-0653

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Marie-France plays a vital role… she holds the purse strings. She is always eager to loosen them for innovative projects that promise growth and success.

Passions: cooking and enjoying good times with friends, singing, reading, watching good movies with her family

Myriam Bélisle

B. Sc., MBA

Director, Business Services – Cleantech

819 821-5577 ext. 113
819 452-1234

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Myriam Bélisle

B. Sc., MBA

Director, Business Services – Cleantech

819 821-5577 ext. 113
819 452-1234

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Myriam lays the groundwork conducive to your success: She will link you to her business environment, enhance your project with her sector-based expertise, and help you focus your energy (renewable) on priorities, for performance and sustainable growth.

Passions : horseback riding, nature, fishing, scuba diving, hockey, travelling

Martine Courtemanche

Director, Business Services – Life Sciences and Micro-Nanotechnologies

819 821-5577 ext. 131
819 239-6850

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Martine Courtemanche

Director, Business Services – Life Sciences and Micro-Nanotechnologies

819 821-5577 ext. 131
819 239-6850

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With her numerous combinations of expertise: Science & business, pharmaceuticals & medical technologies, start-ups & expansions, marketing & financing… Martine is a detective on the search for contacts, and for creative and pragmatic solutions.

Passions: reading detective novels, cooking appetizers and desserts, discovering new regions

Marc-Henri Faure

Director, Business Services – Information Technology

819 821-5577 ext. 130
819 578-7258

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Marc-Henri Faure

Director, Business Services – Information Technology

819 821-5577 ext. 130
819 578-7258

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Marc-Henri is an agent of change, his favourite subjects being entrepreneurship and technologies. A former entrepreneur, he is passionate about the smart cities and open data movement, as well as the social responsibility and sustainable development of businesses.

Passions: splitboarding, hiking, swimming, great food, and family

Nathalie Prince

B.B.A., Ec. D.

Director, Business Services – Advanced Manufacturing

819 821-5577 ext. 201
819 820-6272

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Nathalie Prince

B.B.A., Ec. D.

Director, Business Services – Advanced Manufacturing

819 821-5577 ext. 201
819 820-6272

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Nathalie has been working for Sherbrooke manufacturing companies for more than 20 years. She welcomes new businesses and helps them with their implementation efforts, in addition to supporting local companies with their projects to grow, relocate, innovate, etc.

Passions: the outdoors (hiking, skiing, sailing…), travelling, having good times with family and friends

Éric Asselin

PMP

Project Manager

819 821-5577 ext. 114

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Éric Asselin

PMP

Project Manager

819 821-5577 ext. 114

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Éric is a creative soul. Always seeking out innovation and original ways of attaining objectives, he is a jack-of-all-trades and has a wide variety of interests. His motivation: getting results for people, in partnership with them.

His passions include watching movies, hiking up mountain trails, and fine dining (with a good bottle of wine).

Jérémy Laplante-Chapdelaine

M. Sc.

Project Manager – Parcours Innova

819 821-5577 ext. 132

Jérémy Laplante-Chapdelaine

M. Sc.

Project Manager – Parcours Innova

819 821-5577 ext. 132

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Jean-Marie LeVasseur

CD, B. Sc., MBA

Advisor, Business Services – Advanced Manufacturing

819 821-5577 ext. 123

Jean-Marie LeVasseur

CD, B. Sc., MBA

Advisor, Business Services – Advanced Manufacturing

819 821-5577 ext. 123

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Marleen Purcell

Real Estate Advisor

819 821-5577 ext. 227
819 574-8504

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Marleen Purcell

Real Estate Advisor

819 821-5577 ext. 227
819 574-8504

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In sprint or marathon mode, Marlene will contribute to the success of your site location plans. From an existing space to a new building, she will provide support all along the way and make each step of your journey easier.

Passions: running, mountain hiking, kayaking, travelling, singing, reading, and… rabbits

Nathalie Saint-Pierre

M. Sc.

Advisor, Business Services – Financing

819 821-5577 ext. 112

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Nathalie Saint-Pierre

M. Sc.

Advisor, Business Services – Financing

819 821-5577 ext. 112

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An avid economist whose professional experience has been focused on technological SMEs, Nathalie oversees Sherbrooke Innopole’s investment portfolio.

Passions: reading, music, yoga, and animals

Project Management

Christine Poulin

Project Management Coordinator

819 821-5577 ext. 127

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Christine Poulin

Project Management Coordinator

819 821-5577 ext. 127

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Christine is a communications artist. With poetry and flair, she sculpts ambitious projects from A to Z– from events to videos, including their design and marketing… all at the same time.

Passions: music, photography, movies, cooking, family!

Florence Béland

Project Manager

819 821-5577 ext. 306

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Florence Béland

Project Manager

819 821-5577 ext. 306

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Florence is a creative ball of energy who adds flair to all her projects. Passionate about event organisation and communications, she loves taking on challenges, with a big smile on her face!

Her passions include improv, theatre, downhill skiing, visual arts, and photography.

Anne-Marie Côté

Project Manager – J’adopte l’Estrie

819 821-5577 ext. 128

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Anne-Marie Côté

Project Manager – J’adopte l’Estrie

819 821-5577 ext. 128

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Anne-Marie is a very wise person. She informs, supports, and advises students from all disciplines on their way to exciting careers in the Estrie region, by providing them with tools to success. Nothing pertaining to employability and education escapes her; she is also a master of acronyms.

Passions: music, cheesy old stuff, acronyms, and her son

Michelle Dallaire

Business Mentoring Coordinator

819 452-4242

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Michelle Dallaire

Business Mentoring Coordinator

819 452-4242

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Michelle loves people and strongly motivates them to attain their full potential. Her days are devoted to event organization, coordination, and promotion.

Passions: family, travelling, cooking, attending shows (comedy, plays, music), creative projects, and renovating

Josiane Guay

Communications and Public Relations Agent

819 821-5577 ext. 111

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Josiane Guay

Communications and Public Relations Agent

819 821-5577 ext. 111

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Josiane is a multidisciplinary acrobat, always juggling social networks, the web, writing, graphic design, logistics…, and the unexpected, with creativity, efficiency, and effectiveness.

Passions: travelling, reading, discovering, cooking… and eating well and slo-w-ly

Myriam Gagnon-Couture

M. Sc., CHRP

Advisor, Talent Attraction

819 821-5577 ext. 126

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Myriam Gagnon-Couture

M. Sc., CHRP

Advisor, Talent Attraction

819 821-5577 ext. 126

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Myriam tackles labour issues as a seasoned rock climber would climb a wall. She brims with creativity when it’s time to search for innovative solutions to a talent shortage. A globetrotter, she goes all around the world to find the best candidates.

Passions: travelling, cooking and winemaking, climbing

Administrative Services

Line Breault

Administrative Services Agent

819 821-5577 ext. 105

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Line Breault

Administrative Services Agent

819 821-5577 ext. 105

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Line is discreet by nature. She tackles mountains of numbers and prepares month ends with resolve, in a superb work environment.

Passions: hiking, horticulture, travelling, and family

Julie Lachapelle

Executive Assistant

819 821-5577 ext. 103

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Julie Lachapelle

Executive Assistant

819 821-5577 ext. 103

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Julie is the team’s most senior member; she knows all of the organization’s greatest secrets. She is the “specialist” when it comes to complicated puzzles to solve, like agenda management, and meeting organization.

Passions: family, volleyball, golf, walking, patio-BBQ-pool (to relax of course!)

June Ellyson

Receptionist and Office Clerk

819 821-5577 ext. 101

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June Ellyson

Receptionist and Office Clerk

819 821-5577 ext. 101

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June’s name suits her well! She has a sunny disposition and a warm smile for everyone, whether they are an employee, a client or a partner calling or walking through the front door. Like a ninja, she gets a hundred and one things done in the most subtle way, with professionalism and the utmost attention to detail in support of the entire work team.

Passions: Crossfit, hiking, books and movies

Estrie Projects

Antoni Daigle

Industrial Symbiosis Coordinator
Synergie Estrie / Sherbrooke

819 821-5577 ext. 208

Antoni Daigle

Industrial Symbiosis Coordinator
Synergie Estrie / Sherbrooke

819 821-5577 ext. 208

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