Nadine Duguay-Lemay has been Chief Executive Officer of Dialogue NB since February 2018. Her personal and professional background is characterized by her strong community and social involvement and her desire to create a more inclusive and tolerant society.
She is known for her visionary spirit and her remarkable skills as a leader, unifier and strategist. A skilled communicator, she can speak French, English and Spanish.
Ms. Duguay-Lemay has acquired a wide variety of experience in the public, private and community sectors. She loves to share her expertise by acting as a mentor for various programs in the community.
After working as a manager and marketing executive for the Agropur Dairy Cooperative, she founded and directed The Compello Institute of Language, a language training school in Miramichi. She then became Executive Director of the Dieppe Arts and Culture Centre and 21inc. Before joining Dialogue NB, Ms. Duguay-Lemay was Marketing Advisor at National Bank.
Ms. Duguay-Lemay’s career has taken an atypical course through language instruction, entrepreneurship, management and leadership development.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Université de Moncton and a certificate in contemporary management. She is a graduate of NBCC St. Andrews where she completed a diploma in international business. She is also a Certified International Trade Practicioner and holds diplomas in international trade from the Forum for International Trade Training.
A tireless volunteer, Nadine was a delegate and current chair of the New Brunswick Committee for the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference. She is also known for having established numerous community networks, including the Women of Miramichi Entrepreneurial Network, Miramichi Young Professional & Involved Entrepreneurs Network (MYPIE) and Rotary Resurgo, of which she remains an active member.