Our Team

JOVACO Solutions is a family business that established itself as the leader of project management applications and the partner of choice of professional services firms in Quebec. Our team has grown over time and now comprises multiple practices and departments that collaborate closely to design reliable and efficient products. The result? A multidisciplinary team within which each of our 50 employees contributes their talents to the success of JOVACO and our clients.

Jean-Claude Coutu, CPA

Chairman of the Administrative Board

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By founding JOVACO Solutions, Jean-Claude was the first in the province of Quebec to offer a project accounting solution fully integrated to financials and specifically designed for the industry of professional services. Over the next 35 years, JOVACO has evolved to become a firm specialized in the implementation, integration and development of ERP and CRM systems, as well as an independent developer for a variety of solutions and modules.

Jean-Claude now has more than 40 years of experience in the accounting and IT sectors, allowing him to easily identify and understand the accounting and financial processes of our clients and determine the systems that would best support them. Jean-Claude is still enthusiastically helping organizations of all types to overcome their challenges. He is now dedicated to the development of management solutions that can meet the specific needs of our clients while overseeing the transfer of knowledge to JOVACO employees.

Valérie Coutu, MBA

President

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Valerie’s ability to understand the needs of organizations and suggest approaches that are both novel and efficient is what made her the perfect choice to take on the mantle of JOVACO president. This was the opportunity for JOVACO to redefine its vision, values, and objectives, thanks to Valerie’s own vision and initiatives. She’s constantly on the lookout for new business opportunities, whether related to products, new markets or best practices, ensuring our clients can benefit from the best technologies available. 

Her involvement with our business partners and various organizations in the IT sector have also allowed us to establish long-term business partnerships. Valerie embodies JOVACO’s values and is personally involved in our firm’s culture to create a work environment where our employees can flourish.

Jonatan Coutu, MBA

General Manager

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Since joining JOVACO Solutions more than 20 years ago, Jonatan has held positions at all levels of the organization, from marketing and administration to consulting services and R&D. He has been General Manager of the company since 2011, and is tasked with coordinating operations and overseeing the direction of the company’s products and practices.

Over the years, Jonatan has participated to numerous large-scale implementations, thus acquiring an unparalleled understanding of the possibilities available to organizations with the combined functionalities of JOVACO’s and Microsoft’s products and solutions. His in-depth knowledge allows him to identify with precision our clients’ needs, and to guide and support our resources through implementation or integration projects and the development of new functionalities for JOVACO’s products.

Nancy Dempsey

Director of Administration & Finances

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Strongly focused on action and results as well as client satisfaction, Nancy has accumulated almost 10 years of experience at the helm of operations for an IT firm, during which she has honed her expertise in the sector of medico-administrative solution development. Thanks to her broad expertise, competences and knowledge of management, finances and accounting, Nancy is a key asset for JOVACO Solutions.

She contributes her strategic thinking to our organization in order to solve business issues while also improving process efficiency and achieving sizable savings. Her listening skills, her resourcefulness and her sense of innovation allow her to support our different departments throughout the duration of their projects to help them overcome their respective challenges.

Jennifer Humblet

Director of Talents & Culture

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Jennifer joined JOVACO’s team to develop our firm’s Talent & Culture department and to oversee our team’s professional development. She brings JOVACO more than 15 years of experience, along with her creativity, strong work ethic, and communication skills to make JOVACO’s culture flourish and put in place teams that are both motivated and performing. 

Jennifer’s mandate is to allow JOVACO to reach its full potential and attract the talent our firm needs to meet its business and growth objectives. She’s also responsible for putting in place various strategies and initiatives promoting equality, diversity and inclusion within our firm, along with development and learning strategies to make sure our employees are motivated and keep progressing along their career paths.

Tania Konczynski, MBA

Director of Sales & Marketing

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Currently Director of Sales & Marketing, Tania has been a member of our marketing team since 2009. She is namely in charge of communications, documentation, and our website. Creative and gifted with strong leadership skills, Tania has developed a solid expertise in management and B2B marketing. She now contributes her business perspective and exceptional competences to JOVACO as a strategic marketing professional.

She also oversees the commercialization of our products outside Quebec, and to this end she has founded our partner program, which allows resellers to provide JOVACO’s products and solutions outside the province. As a Microsoft Dynamics 365 super-user, Tania also has an unparalleled expertise regarding our products and services, allowing her to easily identify the needs of our clients and the solution that will best meet them.

Guy Lacoursière

Dynamics GP-JOVACO Project Practice Director

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During his 25 years of experience in the IT and financial management solution sectors, Guy has developed a broad expertise in the management of organizations at both the sales and operations levels, namely in the development and implementation of solutions as well as customer service. This ability to overcome all kinds of challenges have made him the obvious choice for our Dynamics GP-JOVACO Project Practice Director.

As such, Guy plays a key role in the delivery of JOVACO’s ERP projects by ensuring that our clients can reach their objectives with systems that meet their specific needs. His skills in terms of leadership, teamwork, staff mobilization and decision making are an asset for the achievement of our clients’ objectives.

Yohann Morency

Director of Innovation & Technology

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Yohann contributes to JOVACO more than 17 years of experience as an IT management professional. As Director of Innovation & Technology, he oversees our development teams and the direction of our products and solutions to offer our clients systems that incorporate the best technologies and practices available. He’s in charge of leading the development of our Project Operations Platform JOVACO POP and a brand-new platform for Microsoft Power BI, as well as the development of our solution JOVACO Project on the cloud-based platform Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. 

Yohann started his career as an IT engineer, putting in place the IT team and systems necessary to support the organization’s business operations. Afterwards, he acquired the business management skills necessary to offer a complete expertise for the development of our products and solutions.

Jean-Luc Perreault

Dynamics 365 Practice Director

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Jean-Luc has been part of JOVACO’s development team for more than 15 years. Thanks to his strong skills as analyst, he is an essential member of our team. Indeed, he has an unparalleled understanding of our solutions and how they interact together. This knowledge and his ability to apply it practically have made him the perfect choice for the role of Director for our Microsoft Dynamics 365 practice.

Jean-Luc now leads the team to design products that meet the actual needs of our clients and that contribute to improve JOVACO’s offer. His leadership and technical capabilities make him a real asset for our team, and he now transfers his knowledge to his team members to help them develop the very products and solutions that make JOVACO’s reputation as a leader in our industry.