The Restigouche Entrepreneurship Centre the only Centre of its kind in New Brunswick.  We are a non-for-profit organization offering bilingual services to all those wishing to know more about entrepreneurship.  The Centre has been operating since 2001; but has been incorporated since 2003.

Their primary mandate is to promote entrepreneurial awareness.  They offer a wide array of services and programs in order to continuously stimulate the entrepreneurial spirit, the start-up of businesses and/or self-employment as a viable career choice. 


41 A Water Street
Campbellton, NB
E3N 1A6
Telephone: (506) 753-4570


Julie Thériault Guitard

Executive Director, Restigouche Entrepreneurship Centre Inc.
15+ years of entrepreneurship experience

Originally from Grand Falls, she has been in the Campbellton region for approximately 30 years.  In 1999, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Moncton.  After having worked as a project analyst at the CBDC Restigouche, Mrs. Thériault Guitard accepted the Restigouche Entrepreneurship Centre’s director position. 

During the last 15 years, she continues to share her entrepreneurship passion by working in the economic development with small and medium size businesses as well as with different organizations.  For what has now been 5 years, Mrs. Thériault Guitard has developed another passion, that of the personal growth component.  With her experience and her own personal growth, she has made a profound realization that she is the master of her life.  Since then, she lives her life in joy, in light and in peace.  She allows herself to be guided by the voice of the heart. 

Passionate of her domain, she loves giving workshops and training that inspires a positive message.  Her approach is unique and her energetic personality always succeeds in motivating her clientele to discover their full potential.

Renel Ouellette

Advisor and Facilitator, Restigouche Entrepreneurship Centre Inc.
10+ years of experience in Personality Dimensions

Mrs. Ouellette finished her studies at the CCNB Dieppe in Small business management in 2005.

In July of 2005, she was hired by the Restigouche Entrepreneurship Centre where she presently works as an entrepreneurial advisor.  During the last 9 years, Renel is a certified Personality Dimensions facilitator.  In 2010, she became a trainer to train the people to offer the Personality Dimensions workshop.  In 2011, she pursued her studies and is now also a massage therapist part time.

She shares her passion for entrepreneurship throughout the Restigouche region and accompanies her clients in the process of opening a business.  On top of offering workshops on various subjects to businesses of the public and private sector of the region, she also delivers her passion in Canada’s eastern provinces.

Renel is a dynamic person and she is full of life.  Her knowledge on different subjects such as entrepreneurship, employability, human resources, motivating employees, allows her to present different subjects with a lot of enthusiasm.

Melissa Irvine

Youth Entrepreneurship Officer, Restigouche Entrepreneurship Centre Inc.
7+ years of entrepreneurship experience

Mrs. Irvine received a Bachelor of Business Administration with First Class Honors in Leadership Studies from Saint Francis Xavier University.  Since then, she has acquired extensive experience in various fields; such as, business administration, human resources, economic development and personal development.

Shepossessesyears of experience delivering a wide variety of workshops to a diverse clientele.  These workshops have pertained to topics such as: entrepreneurship, employability, work orientation and personal growth. Since 2008, she has worked at the Restigouche Entrepreneurship Centre, where she continues to work towards achieving the organization’s mandate of promoting entrepreneurial awareness.

Melissa is very passionate about entrepreneurship and personal development.  Her positive attitude, energetic personality and experience allow her to deliver workshops in a very fun, motivating and informative fashion.