Upon completion of a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of West Florida, Normand Lebeau joined Trans-Canada Glass Inc. as a Marketing Management trainee. In 1986, he left Trans-Canada and, along with another partner, founded what was to become one of the largest P.O.S. manufacturing firms in Canada. After successfully growing the business throughout Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa, Mr. Lebeau sold his equity position in late 1996 to join Mandrake Groupe Conseil as the president of the company’s Montreal office. His accomplishments also include being named Quebec Young Businessman of the Year in 1989, serving as Executive Vice-President of the Montreal Young Chamber of Commerce in 1991 and volunteering for the Quebec Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. Since 2008, Mr. Lebeau has been a mentor in the talent development program of the Young Chamber of Commerce of Montreal as well as for the Enablis foundation helping African entrepreneurs start a business in their home country. In 2011, he was awarded the prestigious trophy “Cross-border Assignment” at the IESF annual general meeting in Bangkok. An avid athlete, Mr. Lebeau was awarded a tennis scholarship in the NCAA after being ranked amongst the top junior singles players in Canada.