Our team and collaborators

Because TALINKO is always looking for ways to innovate and help you benefit from business relationships built over time, we offer you both a team of experienced recruiters as well as a network of expert partners in related fields that will complement and enhance our support services.

Our expertise, experience and distinct strengths fuel our innovative and multidisciplinary strategic approaches.

Lucie Pellerin | TALINKO Team
President and Founder of TALINKO, Lucie Pellerin is a member of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants of Quebec (CPA, CA) and has worked in various companies during her career. Her experiences led her to specialize, almost 15 years ago, in recruitment. Since 2016, her desire to take the recruitment component to another level led her to start her own recruitment firm, TALINKO, where she was able to integrate a dedicated and committed team to serve clients, candidates and other business partners.
Elaine Martineau | TALINKO Team
Elaine is part of the TALINKO team as an Executive Director | Executive Search. Holder of a bachelor's degree in industrial relations and a specialized master's degree in human productivity management, Elaine Martineau has 20 years of experience in consulting, specializing in the recruitment of mid-level and senior executives as well as board members. A generalist, she has a solid track record in carrying out mandates in the public, parapublic, municipal and private sectors, and in all of a company's functions.
Sylvie Gosselin | TALINKO Team
As a Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor, Sylvie has been a valuable collaborator at TALINKO for more than three years where she uses her diverse experience to always better serve our clients and candidates. Sylvie began her career as a lawyer and subsequently specialized in labor law. In order to complete her legal education, she decided to take her knowledge to a more strategic level by obtaining an MBA. She worked as Director of Human Resources for a few years and then worked as an entrepreneur. Sylvie has had the chance to live internationally, which gives her an openness to the world and to diversity.
Catherine Veilleux-Mongrain | TALINKO Team
Catherine joined the TALINKO team in 2016 shortly after the firm was founded. She joined the team as a Researcher and then as a Talent Acquisition Advisor. Her involvement and varied skills have allowed her to evolve within the firm. In October 2021, she was appointed Director of Research & Administration and has been involved in administrative and IT management, communications and the recruitment process. Catherine holds a Bachelor's degree in Literary Studies from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Her interest in writing and communications, as well as her passion for human relations, make her a dedicated collaborator who has the interests of both our clients and our candidates at heart. Her expertise has also enabled the development and implementation of TALINKO's website and social networks.
Simon Dufresne | TALINKO Team
Simon joined the TALINKO team in March 2021 as an Administrative Coordinator after having worked for nearly 7 years in the real estate industry. His university studies in Asian Language as well as his many social implications as a volunteer make Simon an excellent communicator. His experience in customer service, his thoroughness and his work ethic make him an asset in providing a distinct, collaborative and professional service to all our clients and candidates.
Melanie Blais | TALINKO Team
Melanie joined the TALINKO team in mai 2022 as Director of Executive Recruitment. A trilingual manager, Melanie has an impressive background in human resources management. Her career path in various companies has given her several significant assets, including a thorough understanding of corporate needs as well as solid experience in communication and management of the entire staffing process. She excels specifically in the identification and development of talent and this expertise will be a valuable asset to the TALINKO team.
Maryse Desilets | TALINKO Team
Maryse joined the TALINKO team in April 2022 as Director of Executive Recruitment. A businesswoman and entrepreneur, she worked for several years in the pharmaceutical industry where she rose through the ranks to senior management positions across Canada. Her professionalism and passion for the business world have enabled her to build strong strategic partnerships with senior management of public and private companies. Maryse's background, combining both her field experience and her expertise in market development, makes her a multidisciplinary professional with extensive knowledge of the business world who definitely has all the skills to advise you in your recruitment of executive positions.
Marie Carmen Velasco | CRHA | RCC | Business Coach | Mediator | Speaker | Trainer
Registered Corporate Coach (RCC) and a certified mediator member of the IMAQ, Marie Carmen is a passionate and dynamic manager who has held executive positions in human resources for the past 25 years. She specializes in coaching managers at all levels, particularly in the context of mergers, acquisitions or restructuring. With strong organizational and management expertise, she is recognized for her human approach with an innate talent as a business coach, trainer and speaker. She has trained hundreds of professionals in leadership, civility, harassment and conflict management with a pragmatic and results-oriented approach. During her career, she has ensured the success of several major acquisitions and their integration and harmonization.
André Bélanger | CPA, CMA, LEAN Master | Optima Management
André and the Optima Management team specialize primarily in management accounting, process improvement and strategic planning. André has more than 23 years of experience in consulting in strategic profitability management, costing and process improvement in a wide variety of environments. He has also been a trainer for 20 years for CPAs and for the Mouvement Québécois de la qualité. He has also been a chief evaluator for the Prix Performance Québec since 2004, awarded by the Ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation du Québec.
Yvane Le Dot | ICF accredited professional coach | Founder of the French-Canadian coaching firm "LE SAS"
Franco-Canadian, Yvane Le Dot has been coaching executives and their teams for more than 20 years in the achievement of their business objectives in the areas of organizational development, talent management and leadership development within large companies in France and Quebec. Specialized in the evolution of executives and managers from technical backgrounds, she now deploys the best Franco-Canadian practices within LE SAS to transform their managerial posture from expert to tomorrow's leader. She assists organizations, executives and their teams in transitional phases to reconnect with their essentials: meaning and authenticity as vectors of commitment and performance. She is a LinkedIn e-trainer on "best leadership practices" and host of the podcast "Le SAS des leaders". She holds a Master's degree in Human Resources and a professional coaching accreditation from the International Coaching Federation. She is also a certified Personal Branding Strategist by William Arruda, one of the pioneers in the field, an MBTI practitioner, and a facilitator in co-development and collective intelligence.
NGRID KELADA | CEO - FOUNDER OF KCC POSITIVE ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Ingrid has worked in organizational psychology for over 25 years, speaker and author, is passionate about talent identification and development, happiness and performance. She puts her expertise at the service of a diverse clientele. Bilingual, she has worked in the field of I / O psychology helping clients succeed in Quebec, across Canada, as well as in the United States, Mexico and Europe. His "results orientation", his dynamism, his ability to popularize and transform complex concepts into simple actions and his personalized relationships allow him to have a real impact on people. His professional passion: performance and commitment at work. Inspire others. Change lives. Make a difference! She is sought after for: her understanding of humans at work, her practical advice, her impact and her sense of humor. At KCC Positive Organizational Psychology, we help organizations build happier and more productive teams. We are passionate about maximizing engagement and success through the attraction, development and retention of talent.
Nathalie-Anne Croft | TALENT Expert - Performance and Continuity
Founder of Alchimistes World, a specialist in identifying talent for performance and business continuity, Nathalie-Anne is recognized for having her personal colour and extraordinary practicality. Having trained in Marketing-Production at HEC Montreal, she has a global, clear and precise vision of the issues facing managers. Infused with the business world from a young age, Nathalie-Anne managed family businesses in the retail and manufacturing sector for more than ten years. Thereafter, she worked for thirteen years in the transmission consulting service for family businesses. It was through her interventions that she discovered psychometrics and fell in love with the MPO personality tool. She has also written numerous books on business succession and delivered a multitude of workshops and conferences on the subject.
Geneviève Guité | CRHA, CPCC, PCC | Performance Coach and Talent Optimization Specialist
Founder of Audacio, Geneviève has over 25 years of experience in human resources management and organizational development. She has worked in entrepreneurial and creative cultures (advertising, video games and FinTech) and has developed her expertise in leadership development and coaching. She is a professional coach and member of the ICF, certified consultant in talent optimization, member of the Order of CRHA, certified facilitator on the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method and certified trainer by Emploi Québec.
Monique Pelland | Professional Coach - Leadership Development
Founder of Espace Imagine, a company specializing in the development of leadership and skills. Monique has over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, Vice President of Product Development, Team Manager, Member of the Board and of the HR Committee. Her background allows him to have a good understanding of the challenges and team dynamics to support companies to maximize the full potential of individuals and guide them towards achieving and exceeding results. With a great ability to listen and to be present, she is recognized for her humanistic leadership focused on communication and collaboration.
Geneviève Foster | Business Lawyer | Administrator
Geneviève Foster, B.A.A., LL.B, is an experienced business lawyer and corporate director. She provides legal services to companies working in the pharmaceutical, food and various other industries. She specializes in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, labour law, corporate governance as well as corporate affairs and continuous information for companies listed on the stock exchange.
Annie Tremblay | CPA, CA, ASC | Strategy | Performance management | Administrator
Annie Tremblay is President of Essence Conseil Stratégique, a consulting firm specializing in strategic performance management. For nearly 20 years, she has been leading management teams in harnessing the tools required for implementing their strategies via dashboards. Additionally, for the past 8 years, she has hosted a seminar called “Management Dashboard: Towards Performance Management” as part of HEC Montréal’s Executive Management program. Ms. Tremblay is also a Kaplan & Norton certified ‘Balanced Scorecard’ specialist.
Virginie Audet | Branding Strategist | Focus group Facilitator | Certified Coach
President of Audet Branding, Virginie Audet leads an agency specializing in positioning, identity/branding, professional business coaching, and focus group leadership. Throughout her years of professional service, she has coached clients along their journeys to assist them in developing ‘value creation’ approach to help them stand out. Bona fide, insightful, and innovative, Ms. Audet spent 15 years in the pharmaceutical industry and has earned a solid reputation for her fresh ideas, her strategic skills, and her leadership.
Nadine Beaupré | Professional Coach | Emotional intelligence practitioner
Founder of Intrapreneur-e, Nadine Beaupré has more than 20 years of management experience working with Canadian financial firms. She is an International Coach Federation (ICF) Professional Certified Coach (PCC), an ICF coach-mentor, a keynote speaker, and a practitioner of emotional intelligence and positive psychology at work. Nadine hosts the Coach dans l’âme webcast and is a contributor to Jobboom, Huffington Post Quebec, Workopolis, LIME, and A leader Like Her. She is also co-author of the book entitled Ma Resilience en affaires. Ms. Beaupré has worked with private companies, SMEs, large corporations, non-profit organizations (NPOs), and public companies in Quebec, as well as in the academic field abroad.

TALINKO Market for
employers

What is the TALINKO Market? It’s a smart and innovative tool that allows you to identify the best available talents to contribute to the success of your business.

TALINKO Market for
candidates

What is the TALINKO Market? It’s a smart and innovative tool that allows you to identify the best available positions for promoting your career development.