Stéphanie Leblanc is associate partner within the PwC Canada Consulting and Deals Group. She acts as financial advisor to boards of directors and organization upper management members, and assists them in the development and implementation of their financial strategies to ensure the success of their business plans. Thus, she assists companies to finalize liability and equity financing in the normal course of their business, and also within expansion, acquisition or sale projects.
Stéphanie started at PwC within the Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency Group, where she served from 1996 to 2007. She has a broad expertise in assisting organizations in special situations requiring immediate intervention in terms of cash management, financial analysis, financial modeling, restructuring and litigation.
In 2012, PwC, led by Stéphanie, wanted to be part of the first sponsors of C2Mtl, an international conference held in Montreal having the objective of bringing creative solutions to business problems.
Stéphanie manages PwC Montreal's ProfessionnELLES group, an initiative to promote the talented female professionals. She is member of the Association of Québec Women in Finance since its beginning, and an executive committee member of the Montreal’s International Women's Forum.
She is a board member and part of the finance committee of the Women’s Y and president of the Board of CPE Mont-Royal.
She is also cofounder of Premières en Affaires, a francophone and independent business publication with the mission of valorizing successful business women. She was coeditor from 2007 to 2010.
Stéphanie earned a BA in Accounting from l'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) in 1994. She earned her CA designation in 1997 and obtained the title of Trustee in 2002. She joined PwC in 1994.