Our Team

Why Goguen Champlain Financial Services?

Having the right financial plan for you, your family and your company is of the upmost importance. You want to give yourself peace of mind in knowing that you will be properly prepared if any situation arises. Your life evolves, your company grows, laws get amended, programs get modified and your financial planning should adapt to all these changes.

Our group of professionals has over 100 years of experience and we have developed expertise in various fields to assist you in all your various requirements. Each of us has worked for insurance companies so we are very knowledgeable of the language, details and the product strengths and weaknesses.

What’s even more important is that “We take the time’ to sit down with you and understand your situation, needs, wishes and goals. We will evaluate your current individual and company situation and build a plan that is right for you. Our common sense approach turns complex situations into plain language. What we want is for you to feel in control and confident with your choices so that we can build a long and lasting relationship.

President & CEO
Joël Drolet, BBA
 (506) 801-9242
Joël has spent the last 30 years in helping companies, executive and families finding the right protection or financial plan for the clients. He started his career with a large insurance company where he quickly moved up through the ranks of the organisation. Joël’s background with the insurers has giving our organization a big edge for our clients because we know their products and services but most importantly, we understand our they work. Joël is a results-oriented professional who has built a reputation of getting the job done for the clients by listening to their needs and their employees. This usually come with a common-sense solution.
Director of Business Development, Group Insurance, Investments and Life Insurance
Kevin Lavigne
(506) 268-3283
Kevin Lavigne, a seasoned business leader from Shediac and graduate of Université de Moncton, brings over 13 years of public service experience at federal and provincial levels. With senior roles in ministerial offices, including advising the Premier of New Brunswick, Kevin possesses expertise in government affairs and provincial dynamics. As Director of Business Development at Service Financiers Goguen Champlain, he drives growth through collaborative customer relations and strong partnerships. Kevin's commitment extends to community service, volunteering on boards and reflecting his dedication beyond the workplace.
Account Executive/Life Insurance and Financial Services
Jason Roy, BBA
 (506) 801-9244
Jason is a natural leader and has always been interested in entrepreneurship. He has a proven track record in offering excellent customer service to his clients. A champion in analytics, Jason has the necessary tools for thoroughly studying all of the pertinent information concerning individual, family and company risk management. A graduate of the Université de Moncton where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Jason began his career as a marketing director. He has worked as a Financial Advisor for most of his career and also has experience in starting his own business and cofounding a company. A perfect fit for Goguen Champlain Financial Services team.
Director – Sales and Administration
Catherine LeBlanc
(506) 801-9245
Catherine joined our team 3 years ago as a Client Service Specialist. She has recently taken on the role as Director – Sales and Administration. With a number of years of experience in the insurance industry as well as in client service, she has a strong attention to detail and dedication to customer service along with providing support to the day to day operations of the office.
Financial Security Advisor
Amédé Haché
(506) 801-9153
After completing his studies in economics, Mr. Haché worked at well-known financial institutions for close to 30 years. He has worked at Assumption Life, La Fédération des Caisses Populaires acadiennes and at The Cooperators. For 11 years he has worked as an independent consultant helping his clients in retirement pension and retirement planning matters before joining Goguen Champlain Financial Services. In addition to being a chartered life underwriter (AVA/CLU) and financial planner, Mr. Haché has met the professional requirements to work in the areas of insurance and mutual funds.
Account Executive / Financial Planning
Mélanie Lagacé
(506) 801-9131
After more than ten years of work in the field of costumer service, Mélanie decided to return to school in 2010 for two years to perfect her knowledge and obtain her licenses in life insurance and mutual funds. She continued her studies and obtained her QAFP designation in 2020 and is currently working on her CFP designation. Mélanie has worked with Amédée for à little over 6 years as a partner in his business as an independent consultant helping clients in retirement pension and retirement planning matters before joining Goguen Champlain Financial Services in 2018.
Account Executive / Group Insurance and Individual Products
Luc RiouX
(506) 801-9251
Luc has been in the financial services industry since 2013. He is passionate about helping clients find financial solutions that fit their needs and building lasting professional relationships. Luc prides himself on attention to details and on putting the client first. Luc is a specialist on group insurance solutions and individual insurance products. He is also an expert on Registered Education Savings Plans. Luc joined Goguen Champlain Financial Services in 2018.
Group and Pension Benefits Consultant
Steve Strang
(506) 801-9243
Steve has 20 years of experience in the financial services industry working with the two largest insurance carriers in Canada.  He held increasing levels of responsibility and managed territories as vast as Atlantic Canada, working in Ontario, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick for past 16 years. In addition to his university degree’s he holds his Group Benefits Associate and Registered Employee Benefits Consultant designations. Steve has expertise and significant knowledge in employee benefit management and business development, customer retention and strategic market positioning.  He has consistently secured customer loyalty through service first and foremost, with a positive and personable approach to client relationships.
Administrative Assistant
Monica Gallant
(506) 801-9241
Monica graduated with honor in the Business Administration - Financial Planning program at CCNB in June 2019 and joined our team as an Administrative Assistant shortly thereafter. Her role includes administrative support to Account Managers for our insurance and investment products, customer service and other miscellaneous tasks. She helps our organization provide the best service and support in the industry.