Paula Parhon, President of an IT Consulting Firm, ASC, C.Adm.

Fossambault-sur-le-Lac, Quebec

Desjardins Group director since 2022. Key areas of expertise: Information technology in the era of digital transformation.

Other areas of expertise

  • Governance
  • Business intelligence
  • Risk management and compliance

Professional experience

Paula holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and a university certificate in corporate governance (ASC). She has more than 30 years of private practice experience in information and communications technology management consulting. She's also a member of the Ordre des administrateurs agréés du Québec (C.Adm.) and of the team of experts at the École nationale d'administration publique. Paula has served as a director at various companies and currently sits on the board of a professional order in the healthcare field.

As someone who's passionate about IT and governance, she supports the management teams of public-sector organizations working in government administration, shared services, telecommunications, insurance and finance. Before starting her own consulting firm in 2002, she held various management positions for IT consulting companies. Paula has been a Desjardins caisse director for 2 years.

Other roles at Desjardins

  • Director, Caisse Desjardins de Beauport
  • Desjardins Group board committees and commissions:
    • Member, Risk Management Commission