Montreal Office

Pierre Binette,

Mr. Binette has more than 25 years of experience in SMB financing. In 1999, he used his corporate financing expertise to start Boom Capital Inc., where he completed many finance transactions, including private placements, mergers and acquisitions, and financial restructurings.

Mr. Binette cofounded R&D Capital in 2004 with his partner Capital Benoit.

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Michel Beauchamp,

Vice-President, Business Development
Mr. Beauchamp has more than 30 years of experience in the financing of small and medium-sized businesses in the agrifood sector. His achievements include development of national networks for Farm Credit Canada to finance fixed assets for agribusinesses and receivables for suppliers. In doing so he worked in several provinces, where he established extensive business contacts.

Mr. Beauchamp oversees the business development teams in Montreal, Toronto and Quebec City. He joined our team in 2012.

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Mohamad Khalil,

VP business development (QC)

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Kathleen Plamondon,

Kathleen Plamondon has been the owner of four businesses and has worked as representative and in the business development field for companies such asthe HiMedia Group, Industrial Alliance and First Data. She holds an Attestation of Collegial Studies in financial management, has taken a business start-up course and completed specialized training in psychotherapy. She is also involved in fund-raising activities, on a volunteer basis, for important events for the Red Cross and never ceases to expand her solid network of contacts, to the benefit of her clients. She draws on her strong organizational and communication skills and her 15+ years of experience in sales, marketing and customer service to provide her clients with professional, courteous, distinctive and outstanding service fully tailored to their needs andtheir objectives.

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Karen Parenteau , B.A.A.,

Assistant Business Development
Prior to working at R&D Capital, Karen Parenteau has worked in a variety of fields, including the insurance industry. Professional, dedicated to results and quality customer service, Ms. Parenteau is recognized for her diligence and analytical skills. She supports the vice president in handling requests from the sales team and coordinates communications between business development managers and R&D Capital clients. She also participates in operations planning and analysis.

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Toronto Office

Nikhil Rodye, MBA CPA CMA,

VP Business Development (ON)
Nikhil is based out of our Toronto office and he is our VP Business Development for Ontario and Western Canada. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise. His background in engineering, sales and finance helps him better understand customer needs. He is equally at ease understanding complex engineering issues as he is with understanding in’s and out of financial statements. He is a CPA CMA and member of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario( CPA Ontario). A prolific relationship builder with strong belief in giving and helping underpins his philosophy of building strong professional and personal relationship. He is fluent in Russian and understands other east European languages, besides being proficient in host of other South Asian languages.

Back Office

Michel Martin,

Credit Manager
Mr. Martin is an HEC graduate who held senior positions in financial administration in both fiduciary and banking capacities for more than 20 years. He then worked as a consultant for securities dealers and investment funds. He joined our team in 2004.

Josée St-Maurice,

Government Communications Officer
After studying political science at the University of Ottawa, Ms. St-Maurice worked in various socioeconomic areas, primarily project management. Since joining R&D Capital in 2008, she has acted as liaison between customers and government authorities. She provides rigorous management of our customers’ government accounts, including remittances of deductions at source and sales taxes. She also sees that government forms are prepared and filed, and that contributions are paid, in a timely fashion to ensure our customers do not breach the clauses of their financing agreements.

Patrick Matte, B.A.A., CPA-CGA,

Chief Accountant

Jean Yves Martel,

Film Financing
Mr. Martel is an executive producer whose experience spans more than 20 years. He focuses mainly on the high-risk film-financing sector and international tax partnerships. He has produced several films that won major awards, including an Oscar for best animated short film won by the IMAX production The Old Man and the Sea. He is co-founder of Consortium Format Géant and has produced multimedia titles for interactive theatres. He has worked with various countries, including the United States, France, England, Brazil, Russia, Japan and recently China.

He worked as an entrepreneur and executive producer for Intelligent Creature, Fxcartel, Podcats and Productions Pascal Blais. He has outstanding experience, especially in digital special effects for major U.S. studios. Mr. Martel joined our team in 2011.

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Guillaume Dumas,

Guillaume Dumas has more than 15 years experience in business finance. A member of the Quebec bar since 1996, his main areas of practice include corporate finance, business operations and restructuring, and corporate law. Mr. Dumas has advised R&D Capital since 2010, and manages the company’s legal documentation.

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