She holds an Executive MBA from the University of Sherbrooke, Ms. Desmarais has held for nearly 10 years as Director of Market, Information Technology and Communications at RBC Royal Bank. During her career, she served various positions in management and product development, wealth management and management of teams performance. Very involved in her community, she sits on the Finance workshop TechnoMontréal and is a member of the Association québécoise des technologies. She also teaches as a lecturer at the École de technologie supérieure `the master’s degree in Construction Engineering, concentration international projects and global engineering. and lead Anges Québec training center. She is also a member of NACO education committee and an accredited mentor with FCJE.