Team

The Marcil Lavallée team

We firmly believe that strong team spirit is an essential part of providing excellent service to our clients. Sharing information and communicating effectively within the team make us a better company. Our team spirit is a key factor in your success.

The family-like atmosphere in our offices encourages close interactions among the members of our team, made up of over 80 bilingual CPAs, tax experts and administrators who all have one thing in common: they are multi-talented professionals committed to helping you succeed.

Our partners

To ensure that the service we provide is focused on your needs, each project is overseen by a partner chosen on the basis of their expertise in your line of business.

  • Gilles Berger, CPA, CA, Partner
  • Philippe Renaud, CPA, CA, Partner
  • Sophie Beaulieu, CPA, CA, Partner
  • Me Edgar Chénier, M.Fisc., Partner
  • Pierre-Yves Daoust, CPA, CGA, Partner
  • Luc Labbé, CPA, CA, CIA, Partner
  • Marc Brazeau, CPA, CA, Partner
  • Lionel Nolet, CPA, CA, Partner
  • Michel Coulombe, CPA, CA, Senior Consultant
  • Valérie Marcil, CPA, CA, Partner
  • Jonathan Paquet, CPA, CA, Partner
  • Julie Bureau, CPA, CA, Partner
  • Chantal Farley, CPA, CA, associate partner
  • Marc Mineault, CPA, CA, associate partner
  • Stéphanie Côté CPA, CGA, M.Fisc., partner
  • Martin Gaudet, CPA, CA, LL.M. Fisc., partner
  • Martine Viau, CPA, CA, Partner
  • Gilles Berger, CPA, CA, Partner

    Gilles Berger, CPA, CA, Partner

    Gilles joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 1987. Today, he has over 38 years of experience working with small and medium-sized businesses, particularly in the construction and health sectors.

    Detail-oriented and committed to his clients’ success, Gilles is always ready to offer useful advice on business administration, buying and selling a business, and estate planning.

    Outside of work, Gilles volunteers for several not-for-profit organizations and takes part in benefit runs for different community organizations. He has also served on the organizing committee for the Monuments de la Francophonie, involved in the construction of numerous monuments honouring the history and culture of Ontario’s French-speaking community.

    Gilles is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario and CPA Canada.

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  • Philippe Renaud, CPA, CA, Partner

    Philippe Renaud, CPA, CA, Partner

    Philippe joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 1998, and has over 19 years of experience working with professionals, organizations in the education sector, not-for-profit organizations and small and medium-sized businesses in a variety of fields.

    Meticulous and analytically-minded, Philippe provides expertise in risk management, tax planning, certification, and analysis and presentation of financial information. He brings his clients peace of mind.

    Outside of work, Philippe serves on the board of directors at Bruyère and is a member of the Audit and Resource Management Committee.

    Philippe is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario and CPA Canada.

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  • Sophie Beaulieu, CPA, CA, Partner

    Sophie Beaulieu, CPA, CA, Partner

    Sophie joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 1998 and has over 20 years of experience working with a varied clientele, including consultants, dentists, doctors, investment companies, housing cooperatives and not-for-profit organizations.

    Sophie is a dedicated professional with extensive knowledge of certification matters for not-for-profits (including housing cooperatives), as well as expertise in tax and financial planning and in preparing financial projections.

    Outside of work, she chairs the Audit Committee at the Gatineau Health Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Fondation de la Cité Collégiale.

    Sophie is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario and CPA Canada.

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  • Me Edgar Chénier, M.Fisc., Partner

    Me Edgar Chénier, M.Fisc., Partner

    Edgar joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 2002 and has over 31 years of experience working with various clients, including SMBs and professionals in various sectors.

    Passionate about his work and dedicated to his clients, he specializes in Canadian tax law, corporate reorganization, the sale and acquisition of businesses, and will and estate planning.

    Outside of work, he has been a member on several committees and boards of directors throughout his career, including the Caisse Desjardins de Hull-Aylmer, the Coopérative funéraire de l’Outaouais, the Audit Committee at the Fondation du Centre de santé et de services sociaux de Gatineau (CSSSG), and the Finance Committee of the Barreau de Hull.

    Edgar is a member of the Barreau du Québec, the Association de planification fiscale et financière, and the Canadian Tax Foundation.

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  • Pierre-Yves Daoust, CPA, CGA, Partner

    Pierre-Yves Daoust, CPA, CGA, Partner

    Pierre-Yves joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 2011 and has over 30 years of experience working with SMBs in all business sectors.

    His sense of rigour and discipline have helped him to build up solid expertise in tax law. Pierre-Yves understands his clients’ goals.

    Outside of work, he participates regularly in cancer fundraising efforts like the Cyclotour Santé and the Relay for Life, and has served on a number of committees.

    Pierre-Yves is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario, CPA Canada, the Association de planification fiscale et financière, the Canadian Tax Foundation, and the Society of Trust and Estate Planning.

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  • Luc Labbé, CPA, CA, CIA, Partner

    Luc Labbé, CPA, CA, CIA, Partner

    Luc joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 2006. He has over 22 years of experience working with a clientele consisting of small and medium-sized businesses from such sectors as manufacturing, construction, the service and restaurant industries, healthcare, transportation, education and more. He also serves as the audit partner in charge for a large number of not-for-profit organizations.

    He complements the team with his expertise in the sale and acquisition of businesses, tax planning, preparing business plans, obtaining financing, audits, and preparing financial statements. He also offers personalized consulting services every day at all levels.

    Outside of work, Luc chairs the board of directors at the Mathieu-Froment-Savoie Foundation and is a member of the Innovation Gatineau Institute board of directors. He provides personalized financial management training for a neighborhood community centre, and regularly participates in local networking activities.

    Luc is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario, CPA Canada, CPA New Brunswick and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

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  • Marc Brazeau, CPA, CA, Partner

    Marc Brazeau, CPA, CA, Partner

    Marc joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 1989 and has over 29 years of experience working with professionals, small and medium-sized businesses, and not-for-profit organizations, mainly in the leisure, arts and culture sectors.

    Deeply committed to his work, Marc has extensive management experience acquired through numerous certification, operational audit and compliance engagements. His knowledge has allowed him to accumulate a diverse body of experience in reviewing complex organizational structures and developing strategic plans, in fiscal restructuring projects, and in evaluating control procedures.

    Outside of work, Marc shows his commitment to the community through his participation in a number of councils and committees, including the Regroupement du patrimoine franco-ontarien, Radio communautaire enfant-ado de Gatineau-Ottawa, the ACFO in Ottawa and the Vox Théâtre company.

    Marc is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario and CPA Canada.

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  • Lionel Nolet, CPA, CA, Partner

    Lionel Nolet, CPA, CA, Partner

    Lionel joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 1987. Today, he has over 38 years of experience with a clientele from a wide variety of business sectors.

    He is attentive to his clients’ needs and always considers the human aspect of every business decision—an essential step in building long-lasting professional relationships.

    Outside of work, Lionel has given numerous presentations on a range of subjects, including retirement planning, pension income splitting and on the financial responsibilities of directors.

    Lionel is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario and CPA Canada.

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  • Michel Coulombe, CPA, CA, Senior Consultant

    Michel Coulombe, CPA, CA, Senior Consultant

    Michel Coulombe joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 1984 and has over 41 years of experience working mainly with commercial businesses.

    Patient and dedicated, he enriches the team with his talents as a business consultant, and with his extensive experience in the sale and acquisition of businesses and in financing.

    Michel believes that there is a direct link between a company’s degree of community involvement and its success. That’s why, outside of work, he has served as president of the Regroupement des gens d’affaires and the Montfort Hospital Foundation.

    Michel cares deeply about his clients’ success, and he is proud to contribute to the growth and development of their businesses.

    Michel is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario and CPA Canada.

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  • Valérie Marcil, CPA, CA, Partner

    Valérie Marcil, CPA, CA, Partner

    Valérie joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 1995 and has over 23 years of experience working with a clientele consisting of small and medium-sized businesses in a variety of sectors, including the healthcare sector.

    Diligent and determined, her contribution to the team includes expertise in auditing, business consulting, personal financial planning, tax planning and internal controls.

    Outside of work, Valérie is involved in fundraising activities for the Montfort Hospital Foundation and writes articles to help people improve their management skills.

    Valérie is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario and CPA Canada.

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  • Jonathan Paquet, CPA, CA, Partner

    Jonathan Paquet, CPA, CA, Partner

    Jonathan was part of the Marcil Lavallée team from 2001 to 2005, before joining again in 2011. His 17 years of experience have provided him with a broad range of experience with a diverse clientele, including SMBs and municipalities.

    Jonathan is passionate about his work, and has extensive experience with the acquisition, sale and transfer of businesses, tax planning, corporate reorganization, and financing for his varied clientele of small and medium-sized businesses.

    Outside of work, Jonathan stays involved in his community as a member of the DESS / Master of Advanced Studies (CPA) program committee at UQO, and as a member of the Planned Giving Committee at the Fondation du CSSS de Gatineau.

    Jonathan is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec and CPA Canada.

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  • Julie Bureau, CPA, CA, Partner

    Julie Bureau, CPA, CA, Partner

    Julie joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 2002 and has over 16 years of experience working with commercial businesses, professionals, national unions and not-for-profit organizations.

    An exacting professional, she has solid expertise in the financial auditing of small, medium-sized, and large organizations and businesses, and regularly provides consulting services to SMBs.

    Outside of work, Julie offers training sessions on various subjects to client organizations.

    Julie is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario and CPA Canada.

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  • Chantal Farley, CPA, CA, associate partner

    Chantal Farley, CPA, CA, associate partner

    Chantal joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 2015 and has over 31 years of experience working with clients mainly in the education and healthcare sectors, as well as not-for-profit organizations.

    Cheerful and detail-oriented by nature, she has assisted multiple clients with the sale of their businesses and helped them to develop their professional networks.

    Outside of work, Chantal has contributed to her community as a member of the boards of directors of Femmessor Outaouais and Option Femmes Emploi, two causes that she cares deeply about.

    Chantal is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario and CPA Canada.

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  • Marc Mineault, CPA, CA, associate partner

    Marc Mineault, CPA, CA, associate partner

    Marc joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 2017 and has over 30 years of experience working with SMBs, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals working in the construction, healthcare and service industries.

    His contributions to the team include his expertise in corporate taxation. Marc is sincerely dedicated to his clients and takes pride in being helpful and offering useful advice.

    Outside of work, Marc has served on a number of boards of directors, including for the Club Optimiste, the Regroupement des CPA de l’Outaouais, and his local Regroupement des gens d’affaires.

    Marc is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec and CPA Canada.

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  • Stéphanie Côté CPA, CGA, M.Fisc., partner

    Stéphanie Côté CPA, CGA, M.Fisc., partner

    Stéphanie joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 2009, and has over 18 years of experience working in tax law with a varied clientele, including not-for-profit organizations, charitable organizations, and small and medium-sized businesses in a variety of sectors.

    Besides her dedication to her work and her clients, Stéphanie complements the team with an extremely diverse range of expertise in consumer taxes. She also represents our clients before the tax authorities for audits and objections.

    Outside of work, Stéphanie volunteers with a number of non-profits, and takes part in an annual tax clinic for people in need, as well as offering training sessions to our clients on a variety of tax-related subjects.

    Stéphanie is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario, CPA Canada, the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF), and the Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la capitale nationale (RGA).

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  • Martin Gaudet, CPA, CA, LL.M. Fisc., partner

    Martin Gaudet, CPA, CA, LL.M. Fisc., partner

    Martin joined the Marcil Lavallée team in 2008 and has over 10 years of experience in certification and taxation. He offers helpful, reliable tax advice to small and medium-sized businesses, business people and individual taxpayers.

    Martin is always up to date on the latest changes, and ensures he understands their full impact in order to find opportunities for his clients. He excels at finding clever solutions to often-complex situations relating to the acquisition, sale and restructuring of businesses, and relating to tax planning, wealth management and various commercial transactions.

    Outside of work, Martin is always eager to get involved in his community. For example, he served as director of the Caisse populaire Trillium from 2011 to 2017, and takes part in annual tax clinics for people in need.

    Martin is a member in good standing of the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF), the Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF), and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), as well as the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA Ontario and CPA Canada.

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  • Martine Viau, CPA, CA, Partner

    Martine Viau, CPA, CA, Partner

    Martine joined Marcil Lavallée's team in 2003 as an intern and was appointed Manager in 2011. Over the past 15 years, she has gained a diverse experience in assurance, including auditing financial statements for a wide range of clients. Martine serves a diverse base of clients made up of commercial businesses from various sectors, professionals, not-for-profit organizations and parapublic entities (hospitals and school boards).

    Over the years, she has provided advice to a wide range of clients on a variety of topics, ranging from financial and strategic planning, to the evaluation of internal controls and the implementation of business solutions. Her professionalism, versatility, understanding of the issues and ability to analyze will allow her to continue to diligently serve the firm's clientele.

    Martine is a member of CPA Ontario, the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec and CPA Canada.

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