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In support of the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation (MCHF), Déjeun’aide – Breakfast with Leaders – provides an opportunity for ambitious young professionals to network with business, social and community leaders over an intimate breakfast, once a year.

Déjeun’aide is the ONLY student-led charitable breakfast event in Montreal However, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Déjeun’aide committee has decided to host the fifth edition of Déjeun’aide in the form of an online webinar series. A total of four webinars will take place throughout the month of November & December 2020, on Friday mornings.

This unique networking event is organised by the Young Leaders Circle. Déjeun’aide has established itself as a sought-after event for students and young professionals to interact with, and be mentored by, senior executives and management from many of Montreal’s top firms.

In 2020 the Déjeun’aide team will raise funds for the Febrile Young Infant Research Program led by Dr Brett Burstein for the second year in a row. This program began in September 2019.

Since its inception in 2016 Déjeun’aide has raised over $150 000 for the Craniofacial and Cleft Surgery Unit at the Montreal Children’s Hospital and $46 000 for the Febrile Young Infant Research Program.

This year, our target is to raise $20 000.

Please join us to help shape pediatric care for our community, and to meet some of Montreal’s brightest minds.

For more information about this event, contact Alessia.

Event Chairs

  • Thomas Sinclair
  • Ronald Vincelli

Operating Committee

  • Joyce Abou-Merhi
  • Dimitri Antonopoulos
  • Sandra Bancerz
  • Emmanuelle Brodeur
  • Jérôme D. Cauvier
  • Lise Hemeryck
  • Sarah Pineau
  • Léna Pougis
  • Johan Saba

More information coming soon...

For more details about this event, contact Alessia.

Keynote Speaker

Sean Finn
Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer
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Sean Finn was appointed Executive Vice-President Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer in December 2008. He is responsible for a wide array of legal, government, regulatory, public affairs, risk mitigation and security matters. 

Leaders

Sophie Barbe, Senior Director, Québec, Universal Music Group | LinkedIn

Julie Bélisle, Executive Director, Talent and Culture, KPMG | LinkedIn

Geneviève Brouillard, Regional Senior Vice President, Quebec & Eastern Ontario Region, ScotiaBank | LinkedIn

Dr Brett Burstein, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician, Montreal Children's Hospital | Profile

Marie David, Partner, Audit, KPMG | Profile 

Carmela De Luca, Partner, Bereskin & Parr | LinkedIn

Dr Marie Di Maso, Executive Director of Analytical Development, Corealis Pharma | LinkedIn

David Druker, President, The UPS Store Canada

Soodeh Farokhi, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, C2RO | LinkedIn

Ghislain Gagné, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company | LinkedIn

Brigitte Giasson, Founder, President, Design and technical management specialist for executive aircrafts, Giasson Design 

Elana Gorbayuk, Chief Strategy Officer & Partner, Sid Lee | LinkedIn

Anne Marie Guertin, Chief Financial Officer, Imagia | LinkedIn

Louis Lachapelle, President, A+ | LinkedIn

Élyse Léger, Vice-President, Investment Counsellor, Fiera Capital Corporation | LinkedIn

Andrea Limbardi, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Indigo Books & Music | LinkedIn

Adam Martelli, Director of Residential Real Estate Development, Broccolini | LinkedIn

Luc Maurice, President, Le Groupe  Maurice | Profile

Lidia Minicucci, Founder and architect, Minicucci Architecte Inc. 

Simon-Pierre Monette, General Manager, Aluminum Strategy and Business Analysis, Rio Tinto | LinkedIn

Thi Be Nguyen, Director, Office of the President & Philanthropy, National Bank | LinkedIn

Andy Nulman, Co-Founder, Just for Laughs, and Co-Founder & CEO, Play The Future | LinkedIn

Rhonda O'Gallagher, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Pfizer | LinkedIn

Philippe Patrice, Director Development, Ubisoft | LinkedIn

Minesh Perera, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships, Appnovation | LinkedIn

Martin Spalding, Regional Vice-President & General Manager, radio & television (Quebec), Bell Media | LinkedIn

Karl Tabbakh, Managing Partner, Québec Region Partner, McCarthy Tetrault | Profile

Alex Toulch, CEO and Founder, REBL House Media 

Alan Vesprini, Regional Manager, Technology, Morgan Stanley | LinkedIn

Ronald Vincelli, Owner and President, Jack Vincelli Inc. and Dome development 

Natalie Voland, President and Founder, Quo Vadis Property Management Inc.LinkedIn