Éric St-Arnaud - TAG - A new perspective on today's retail business - CQCD

Éric St-Arnaud


A graduate of ESG UQAM with a B.A.A. and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, it is in 2011 that Eric focuses his training and professional experience in social and collective enterprise management.  

Éric is a firm believer in social economy. Changing lives is his daily motivation. He has been working in the retail sector since the beginning of his career, holding various positions in companies such as Winners, Laura Secord and Kaytel. His various positions also led him to develop a passion for real estate.

With his expertise in the private sector, he has developed an innovative vision of social economy focused on results while being at the service of people, making him an inspired and inspiring social entrepreneur.

He began his career at Industries Goodwill Renaissance Montréal Inc. in 2005 as a Store Manager. His great versatility allowed him to quickly progress to the position of Store Supervisor and then Director of Sales and Operations, a position he held for over 8 years. In 2016, he was promoted to Assistant General Manager, and was appointed General Manager in July 2018.

Eric is passionate about coaching. He enjoys encouraging human development within the organization, and he works with people to ensure organizational growth.

His accomplishments and successes are numerous: branch openings, building acquisitions, business financing, organizational development with growth of 20% per year and more.

Finally, Éric sits on several boards of directors of community organizations.