Marie Jo Thibault (she/her)
Marie Jo is a strategic thinker with more than 20 years’ experience in corporate strategy, product marketing and business operations. She has led initiatives that improve operational efficiencies in public and private institutions by leveraging business transformation technologies.
With an engineering degree and industry expertise in the ICT, cybersecurity, education and startup sectors, Marie Jo has mastered bridging business and technology. Nothing is too big or too small for this problem-solver.
Marie Jo is an IAF Certified™ Professional Facilitator (CPF) with the International Association of Facilitators. She has helped numerous organizations achieve their goals using a strategic planning methodology that is iterative and focused on addressing obstacles.
Marie Jo was part of the founding team of Q1 Labs (later sold to IBM), one of New Brunswick’s biggest startup success stories. She later joined Mariner Partners as one of its first 10 employees and led the marketing of the Mariner xVu™ brand for nearly a decade. At the Wallace McCain Institute, she promoted member engagement and helped shape and realize the organization’s mission and strategic directions.
As the Senior Director of Strategic Operations at Rothesay Netherwood School, she led the operations of the organization through the turmoil of the COVID-19 pandemic. This included the development and implementation of the 2020-2025 strategic plan and a risk management framework.
Marie Jo is skilled at creating harmonious work environments with people across Canada and worldwide.