We are a tech-savvy, highly experienced, deeply committed and client-oriented team who is passionate about what we do.
Jean Bérubé, eng. ASC
Graduated in 1990 from Laval University (Qc)
B.Sc.A Physics engineering with major in Optics and communications.
Former founder and President of VAB Solutions Inc. Worked in lumber grading optimisation for 20+ years.
Danick Dupont, eng.
Graduated in 1999 from École de Technologie Supérieure (Qc) B.Sc.A Mechanical Engineer.
Worked for 15+ years at Centre de Recherches Industrielles du Québec (CRIQ) as an expert in wood processing technologies.
Samir Hamroun M. Sc. A / M.A.Sc.
Graduated in 2007 from INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (Latvia) With Degree Master of science.
Worked for 20+ years as Applications Developer & System Architecture (PAC, HMI, SCADA, NETWORK). Background and experience in project management, diagnosis and optimization of production processes, programming (PLC, HMI and SCADA) in Automation of the systems of management of technological processes (ASM TP)
Master degree in Project Management from the University of Quebec at Rimouski (Quebec).
She also has a certification in leadership and management skills and a wide experience as general director, administrative director and finance controller.
Mario Philip Lapierre
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering/ Master degree student in Mechanical Engineering, Laval University. (Quebec).
A Masters student in Mechanical Engineering at Laval University, Mario was also a teaching assistant in this institution. A true robotics enthusiast, he collaborates in the development of several projects in this field.
University degree in Marketing from the University of Quebec at Rimouski (Quebec)
As our sales and marketing expert, Jessy help us develop the necessary strategies to create a seamless customer experience from A to Z in the sales process.
Vincent Laplante, Eng.
Graduated in 2017 from Laval University (Qc), Vincent holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
3 years of experience in consulting, project management and custom equipment design in the forest industry.
Graduated with a Professional Studies Diploma, Cathy counts more than 10 years of experiences in site coordination, design, development and team management in construction, cogeneration, and recycling industries
Graduated in Mechanics at Cégep Limoilou (Quebec).
He has more that 5 years of experience in mechanical design of sawmill machines and other machinery as well as electric vehicles set up.
Graduated in 1976 from Cégep Limoilou (Qc).
Worked for 40+ years with machines of all kinds, including 36 years at the Industrial Research Center of Quebec (CRIQ) as a technician in R & D.
Graduated in 1979 from CEGEP Lévis-Lauzon (Qc) in instrument and control technology.
Worked for 20 years in R&D for the wood industry (sawmills and papermills) as an instrument technologist.
Benoit Tremblay, CPE.
Graduated in 2021 from Laval University (Qc) in industrial engineering, and in the process of obtaining an MBA, Laval University (Qc), 2022
Benoît joined the SmartMill team in the spring of 2021
Marc-Olivier Lachance, eng.
Graduated in 2019 from Laval University (Qc) with a mechanical engineering degree.
Intern at SmartMill in 2018, he was quickly hired after graduation in May of 2019.
Journeyman millwright certified. (USA).
Daniel has a large experience in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), Servo Drives, Variable Frequency Drives and Electrical equipment. His arrival to SmartMill will certainly be profitable for our business partners.
Mike counts more than 25 years of experiences in the lumber industry where he served as Field Director, Product Sales and Technical Services.
Mike will be an important ally for our current & future business partners.
Experienced with more that 15 years in creating long lasting relationships with customers, William holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing. He will be our specialist in presenting our automation solutions to our customers.
Bachelor degree in Geology. University of Alabama (USA). 2014.
Taylor has a solid experience of more than 7 years in the sawmill industry. He focused in control programming and process improvement for the past 3 years. He also has experience in electrical and mechanical systems.
Master degree in Communications and Marketing from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain).
Having worked in the communications and marketing fields for nearly 20 years, she collects a vast experience in countries such as Spain, France and Mexico.
Certified in supply chain management-Collège François-Xavier-Garneau (Quebec).
Annick is our expert buyer with more than 17 years of experience in that field. Her expertise in strategic purchasing help us to develop healthy and efficient supply relationships.
Graduated in Technology Management, specialized in logistics. Lycée Félix Esclangon. (France).
He has a solid experience in the fields of supply chain management in France and now in Quebec. Yann uses his abilities to find new providers, manage the order of materials needed for our equipments, and negotiate prices and buying conditions.
DEC in technology of industrial electronics. Cégep Limoilu. (Québec). 2014.
Specialized in industrial electronics, Félix has a good experience in electrical panels, electronic design, programming and all automation related.
University degree in Administration, specialization in Human Resources. Université de Laval. (Quebec). 2020.
She was proudly awarded with the merit scholarship of the CRHA foundation in 2020. She was the university representative in the CRHA order from 2018-2020. Before arriving to SmartMill, she had been Human Resources Advisor in an international company.
Technical degree in electromechanics specialized in automated systems. Centre de Formation Professionnelle de Jonquière. (Quebec). 2000.
He has more than 20 years of experience in industrial mechanics and automated systems. Dany is an expert in welding, troubleshooting for heavy machinery, automated systems, maintenance and repairing, planification and project organization.
DEP in Nursing Care, Cegep Limoilou (Quebec).
After a few years working as a nurse, Monique decides to change professional paths and starts working in several different positions in the logistics and supply chain, an area to which she has dedicated most of her professional life. Discreet and methodical, Monique also has a class 1 truck driver's license.
Graduated in Electromechanics and Automated Systems at CFP Pavillon de l’avenir Riviéere-du-Loup (Quebec).
He has worked for 20 years as an electro-mechanic in various domains. Now Philippe returns working in the lumber industry that is close to his heart.
AEC in Robotics at Cégep Lévis Lauzon, Lévis (Quebec).
Electro-mechanic since 2015 and with several certifications for the operation of various machines such as overhead cranes, nacelles, and forklifts; Stevens brings to life the plans made by our mechanical designers. He assembles the equipment to ensure that everything is according to plan before shipping it to customers.
Graduated in Industrial Design at CIMIC, Saint-Georges (Quebec).
He started his carreer in industrial design in 2020, however Samuel has worked in the past designing equipment for the forest industry. He also has a certificate in carpentry. The combination of these two certifications gives him a unique vision when it comes to designing our equipment.