Chair, Human Resources Committee
Pete Larocque, MBA, brings expertise in business management, business valuation and information technology and information systems (IT/IS) to the VON Board of Directors. He is currently a managing partner at CoreTracks.
Pete has more than 35 years of experience assisting private and public sector organizations to improve their performance, solve complex business problems and improve their financial and operational health.
He has considerable experience in IS/IT, business management and business valuations. He is Managing Partner for CoreTracks, a management consulting firm providing services to the Federal Government. He was previously President and CEO of a Business Valuation company providing commercial valuations and advice on mergers and acquisitions to organizations in Canada and the US. Previous roles include managing Canadian and Mexican operations of a publicly-traded multinational telecommunications test and measurement company and more than 15 years in the public sector, managing IS/IT initiatives.
Pete has served on a number of boards as a Director, Officer and Trustee. He has served on the Boards of the Belle River/Lakeshore Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic; Peterborough 360 Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic; Rideau Valley Health Services Trust; Kemptville District Hospital; the Caring and Sharing Exchange; the Canadian Special Olympics 2000 Winter Games; the Sunshine Foundation of Canada and the South Nepean Youth Organization, which he co-founded.
In addition to his board responsibilities, Pete has been a mentor/advisor to the Ontario Summer Company Start-up program, member of the Judging Panel for the University of Ottawa's Business Plan Challenge, mentor and instructor for the Ontario Junior Achievement Titan Business program, and advisor to the board and executive director of the Ottawa-Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities.
Pete holds an MBA from Queens University and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) certificate from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.