Industry Influencers

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  • COMMITTED TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE

    In 2009, Rideau welcomed Valérie Duchesneau, a recent University of Ottawa environmental sciences graduate, as its new environmental projects coordinator. During CEGEP, Valérie realized that economic and human justice issues such as poverty and gen [...]

  • A RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER

    Have you ever read a single, short inspirational story that leaves a lasting impression in your mind? On June 11 and 12th of 2009, Cristal Bordeleau made an impact that will never be forgotten by all of her Rideau family. She brought our whole comp [...]

  • COURAGE AND NEW BEGINNINGS

    What is greatness? You might better understand if we first describe what it is not. It is not fame; it is not a position of power; it is not having one's name written in a bestseller or on a popular website. Indeed, Mai Nguyen and her family were no [...]

  • THE COURAGE OF A FIGHTER

    We rarely achieve success on our own. True success in life is very often the result of helping others achieve their own success. Here’s a story about someone who made a difference… When Mr. and Mrs. Hart bought Rideau back in 1968, Michelle Verv [...]

  • THE COURAGE TO DREAM

    Our lives are influenced by those that inspire us along our journey of life. We tend to emulate those that we either admire from a distance or up close. The following story is about a man and woman who had the courage to dream and to take the actions [...]

  • GORD FEENEY

    Chairman Retired Deputy Chairman of RBC Financial Group, Gord Feeney has led a distinguished 42-year career in the financial industry. He was Chairman of Canada Post Corporation (2004-2007) and is currently Chairman of Rainsford Lane Prestige Proper [...]

  • BRENNA L. GARRATT

    Director Brenna Garratt is the CEO of The Delve Group, Inc. Delve is a preeminent branding expert in creating the perception of market leadership for business to business companies. She has been instrumental in working with senior executives to resh [...]

  • CHRISTOPHE LAVAL, CRP

    Director   Christophe is the founding President of VPHR, an international firm dedicated to recognition at work. He supports several public and private organizations such as GDF Suez, La Poste, Clear Channel, Medtronic, Levi's, Banque de Franc [...]

  • JEAN MARCOTTE

    Director Jean Marcotte’s extensive background in the investment industry has brought invaluable experience to Rideau’s mission in reducing employee turnover and increasing employee motivation. A Chartered General Accountant, Mr. Marcotte is [...]

  • PETER W. HART, CRP

    CEO and Director of the Board Peter Hart has been one of the driving forces in transforming Rideau into one of the world’s fastest growing R&R providers. He was recognized as an Ernst & Young 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist. Peter s [...]