Our team

Our mission

For the last 20 years, we have aimed for excellence in the quality of the financial advice and service provided to our clients, with integrity, discipline and transparency in the forefront.

A strong history of helping clients

A presence within Desjardins Securities since 1994, Leblanc Martineau St-Hilaire is a leading multidisciplinary team of investment advisors.

Our wealth management approach relies on personalized analysis of our clients’ needs to provide customized solutions. We manage clients’ investments, assist them with their retirement planning, help protect their assets and maximize their wealth.

The Leblanc Martineau St-Hilaire Team has stood out among its peers and was awarded the title of “2014 Advisors of the Year.” This honour recognizes the team’s professionalism, quality of service and outstanding contribution to the growth of Desjardins Securities.

  • Marc Leblanc B.Sc., BBA

    Senior Wealth Manager

    A graduate in economics and business administration from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Marc Leblanc has been a senior wealth manager at Desjardins Securities since 1994.

    From 2006 to 2013, he also held the position of manager of the Desjardins Securities head office. He currently focuses his efforts on his team's business development and investor relations.


  • Stéphane Martineau CIM®, CPA, CA

    Portfolio Manager, Senior Wealth Manager

    A chartered accountant by training, Mr. Martineau has been with Desjardins Securities since 1994 as investment advisor and portfolio manager. This lets him put his extensive knowledge of tax matters, financial statement analysis and retirement planning to clients’ benefit.

    In 2008, he earned the title of Chartered Investment Manager, enabling him to provide discretionary management to his team’s clientele.


  • Sébastien St-Hilaire B.Sc. Mathematics

    Portfolio Manager, Senior Wealth Manager

    A graduate in mathematics at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Mr. St-Hilaire comes from the business world, where he filled a number of management roles, in particular as a divisional vice-president at Gesca and as director of development at Les Affaires newspaper. 

    He has chosen now to devote himself to the practice of his first love, finance, for Desjardins Securities as an investment advisor and also as a sales officer. This will enable him to apply his extensive business experience to serving the team’s clients, handling the group’s development and image in particular. He sits on the boards of directors of the Société des arts technologiques.


  • Frédéric L'Heureux MBA

    Portfolio Manager

    Frédéric is a portfolio manager with an MBA from Concordia University. He's also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Frédéric came to us from the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, where he developed remarkable expertise and extensive knowledge of the financial markets.

    His exceptional aptitude for analyzing and building portfolios is an invaluable asset to the team and clients.

  • Jonathan Gravel CIM®

    Associate Wealth Management Advisor

    Jonathan Gravel has over 15 years of experience in securities, mainly with high-net-worth entrepreneurs and clients. He provides top-quality service.

    In addition to being an investment advisor since 2007, he is a chartered investment manager (CIM®). In 2021, he earned the CSI Certified International Wealth Manager (CIWM) designation after completing a training program on strategic wealth management. These skills make him a highly valued multidisciplinary asset for our clients.

  • Martin Fournier BBA

    Associate Wealth Management Advisor

    With a bachelor's degree in finance from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Martin Fournier has always had a strong interest in the financial sector and the investment community.

    He has over 15 years of experience in business development with the financial press, including The Globe and Mail and Les Affaires. His interpersonal skills, analytical mind and desire to always put client interests first make him an asset for the team. He's been an associate wealth management advisor since 2017.

  • Myriam Bourgeois BBA

    Associate Wealth Management Advisor

    Myriam Bourgeois obtained her bachelor’s degree in finance from Université Laval in 2012, and has since been focused on the securities industry. She worked as a compliance analyst in the retail and institutional sectors and has also held the position of specialized agent with operations management at Desjardins Securities.

    With her experience and knowledge, she has a broad understanding of the firm and the securities industry, and knows what it means to offer high-quality client service. She joined our team in January 2018 as an assistant to advisors. Since that time, Myriam has completed her training and is now licensed to become an associate advisor.


  • Nicolas Demeulenaere M. Sc.

    Associate Wealth Management Advisor

    Nicolas Demeulenaere is a financial markets enthusiast. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Université de Montréal and a master’s degree in finance from HEC Montréal Business School.

    He began his career as a derivatives analyst with a bank and joined Desjardins Securities in 2016. He started out as a compliance advisor and then became a senior advisor in the Discretionary Management Department. Nicolas is an expert in portfolio management and joined our team in 2019 as an associate advisor.

  • Sylvain Brouillette M. Sc.

    Associate Wealth Management Advisor

    Sylvain Brouillette has a master's degree in economics from the Université de Montréal and joined our team in April 2022. He previously worked 15 years at Desjardins Group as a wealth management advisor.

    He's known for his analytical skills, which he uses to develop financial plans. He's committed to carrying out the projects he undertakes for our clients.

    In the past, he has helped develop several workshops on personal finances and likes to explain financial concepts in plain language.

  • Mélissa Bédard

    Wealth Management Associate

    Mélissa Bédard has over 5 years of administrative experience. Drawing on her experience as an assistant manager at the Desjardins Securities Le Windsor branch, she joined the Leblanc Martineau St-Hilaire team in 2020.

    Polite, dedicated and helpful, she is known for her attention to detail. She is keen on working in the finance and securities industry and has completed regulatory training and now holds the title of Wealth Management Associate.

  • Marie-Alice Turgeon BBA

    Wealth Management Associate

    Marie-Alice Turgeon holds a bachelor's degree in business administration, with a specialization in finance from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). She's always been particularly interested in securities and finances.

    Throughout her university studies, she was very active and participated in several student competitions in finance and management. She joined the Leblanc Martineau St-Hilaire team in 2020 as an advisor assistant.

    To improve her wealth management knowledge, she has completed the training required to become an investment assistant.

  • Audrey Grenier

    Wealth Management Assistant

    With nearly 20 years of experience at Desjardins Securities, Audrey Grenier is one of our team's key resources. Through her extensive knowledge, solid expertise and high efficiency, she provides outstanding administrative support.

    She is very thorough and makes our clients her priority.

  • Laurie Limoges

    Wealth Management Assistant

    Laurie is in charge of communications and marketing. She joined the team in November 2023. Laurie has been with Desjardins for more than 10 years and has a solid background in personal finance.

    She's a creative, hardworking person who supports the team in its strategic thinking and helps plan and manage business development activities.

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