At le Groupe Maurice, every initiative is inspired by people, so it was only fitting that Luc Maurice should surround himself with a team of experts whose professional and personal qualities are inextricably linked. These men and women uphold the values that have earned Le Groupe Maurice its reputation and who join forces with their president in his never-ending quest for excellence.
Senior Vice President
Marie-Michèle Del Balso
Marie-Michèle Del Balso joined Le Groupe Maurice in 2004 as Vice-President of Development and Corporate Affairs. Since 2012, she has overseen a portfolio which includes approximately 30 residences, 10,000 clients and 1,700 employees.
An economist by training and a seasoned industry specialist for over 25 years, Marie-Michèle is a dedicated manager in real estate development and operational excellence. While with the CMHC in 1988, she published the first ever market study for the retirement home industry. She then worked at RCGT, Groupe Telecom and AECON.
Marie-Michèle holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from l’Université de Montréal and a Graduate Diploma in Management from HEC. In 2015, she was recognized by Premières en affaires magazine as one of the eight most prominent women in the Quebec real estate sector, and in 2017, HEC published her career path as a facilitator in the book Entreprendre et savoir bien s’entourer by renowned author Louis-Jacques Filion.
Vice President, Finance
A sound analytical mind, leadership and business sense, enhanced by many years in operations management and financial accounting are what set Jacques apart.
The seasoned, results-oriented executive also has a diverse background in strategic planning, reviewing of business processes and transformation of organizations. A member of l’Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec, Jacques earned his Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation in 1996.
Vice President, Human resources
Anne is a passionate, results-focused leader who strives for excellence and customer satisfaction, and has worked in company expansion as well as downsizing, both environments where effective change management is essential.
Anne is recognized for her business acumen and ability to devise simple solutions in business strategy, both tremendous assets for a rapidly growing company like Le Groupe Maurice.
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Marketing is second nature to Rita. She is universally lauded for her communication, business development, public relations and rigorous analytic skills and, since 2006, she has been responsible for the successful design, rollout and launch strategies of new real estate projects and marketing strategies of Le Groupe Maurice’s existing residences.
Results-oriented and a born salesperson, Rita has her team focused on excellence as it strives to achieve the corporate objectives.
Vice President, Real estate
A graduate of McGill University, Michel Bouchard has over 30 years of real estate experience, not only in development, but also in the creation of value and management of key portfolios, such as development of the Quartier Dix30 in Brossard.
Known for his thoroughness, excellent business sense and great analytical skills, he is a major asset within the management of Le Groupe Maurice. Michel’s experience is invaluable both to the Groupe’s accelerated plans for expansion, and to ensuring optimal asset management and maintenance of our Company’s infrastructure.
Vice President, Legal Affairs
Isabelle has over 20 years of experience in business, real estate, and corporate law. She stands out for her drive, team spirit and open mind, not to mention her human qualities and natural good humor!
Isabelle’s "can-do" approach to achieving our common goals, and her expertise and leadership skills, are invaluable to Le Groupe Maurice, especially during this period of rapid expansion when risk management is key.
Vice President, Information Technology
Claude studied information technology in university and has 26 years of experience in the field, 22 of which were as a leading manager. He has worked for several large corporations such as REXFOR, SGF, Cirque du Soleil, Les Résidences Allegro, Chartwell and GDI, always with a role in transformation or growth.
Claude intends to contribute to the evolution of our company and its residents by prioritizing innovation and through the appropriate use of information technology. He also aims to improve the company’s business intelligence, an integral component that is present throughout all areas of Le Groupe Maurice. For him, the best ideas ultimately make the difference.
Assistant Vice President, Operations and Related Services
Marc is truly dedicated to operations. Formally trained in hospitality, Marc has over 25 years in customer service and team management under his belt, and all of his actions and decisions are geared towards results. He always goes above and beyond and thrives on changes that come his way.
At Le Groupe Maurice, Marc stands out for his great listening and communication skills, initiative, and compassion, all of which make him an indispensable member of the team.
Assistant Vice President, Operations
A chartered accountant, Chantal has worked in finance and accounting for 15 years. In 2005, she moved to the seniors’ housing industry.
There, she discovered her passion working for retirees, and made the jump to operations in 2009. She then went on to join Le Groupe Maurice in 2012.
Chantal’s in-depth knowledge of rapidly developing organizations, passion for communication, and precision contribute to her unwavering dedication to achieving her full potential.
Assistant Vice President, Healthcare
A nurse with 35 years’ experience, France Morissette has worked in many of Montreal’s healthcare establishments, and as both a consultant and lecturer in long-term care.
It is a true love for the elderly which led France to specialize in geriatric nursing, and it is this passion which lies at the heart of both her commitment to senior healthcare and a rigorous involvement in its community, in her endeavours for their wellbeing. As such, France has been appointed to the Administrative Board of CEPSEM (Conseil des entreprises privées en santé et mieux-être)—a council of private enterprises in health and wellness—for which she is frequently active as a participant in its various round tables.