Jean-François Champoux, CFA, CPA, CA

Portfolio Manager, Senior Wealth Manager

T 514-876-4429

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Languages: French, English


  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), one of the industry's most prestigious designations
  • Member of the Quebec CPA Order.
  • More than 20 years of wealth management experience.
  • Joined Desjardins Securities in 2003.

Combines his expertise as a financial analyst and extensive knowledge of the stock markets to skillfully set up and monitor complex files.

Champoux-Brunelle Team

In a constantly changing environment (globalization of the economy, the advent of new investment products, the ever-growing complexity of tax rules), it is fundamental to be able to count on informed advice from experienced experts. Dealing with us gives you access to an award-winning team recognized in the securities field for the outstanding quality of its service.

The Champoux-Brunelle Team, together since 1997 and with Desjardins Securities since 2003, has developed a diversified clientele to whom it provides a full range of personalized financial services.


Within the framework of a comprehensive financial planning approach, our mission consists of guiding and accompanying you through the steps leading to fulfilment of your financial goals.

We aim to be key partners in your success.

Investment Philosophy

Our investment approach is based on conservative principles. We aim to increase our clients’ wealth while minimizing risk and volatility. To achieve this, we rely on diversified portfolios consisting of high-quality companies that pay stable dividends over an extended period.

What sets us apart

Our personalized approach relies on understanding your needs and your situation. This is why we put ourselves clearly at your disposal so that we can know about your dreams, your plans and your requirements.


Experience, skill, integrity, availability and transparency.

Service Offer

The Champoux-Brunelle Team offers you a full range of financial products and services.

  • Traditional advisory service
  • Discretionary management
  • Projection to prepare for retirement
  • Life insurance and annuities1
  • Option strategies2
  1. Par l’entremise de Services financiers VMD ou du réseau des caisses. Retour à la référence de la note de bas de page 1
  2. Investors should read the document outlining the risks involved in options trading. Options are not suitable for every type of investor. Retour à la référence de la note de bas de page 2

Biographies of my colleagues

  • Alexandre Brunelle, B.Sc., FCSI®, CIM

    Portfolio Manager, Senior Wealth Manager

    T 514-876-4308

    Languages: French, English


    • Bachelor's degree in economics from University of Montréal.
    • Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI®), one of the most respected financial services designations in the industry
    • Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®).
    • More than 20 years of wealth management experience.
    • Previously an independent derivatives trader on the Montreal Exchange.
    • Joined Desjardins Securities in 2003.

    As an expert in financial markets, Alexandre primarily focuses on asset allocation and portfolio management. He is also in charge of the team's communications.

  • Nicolas Grollier, CIM®

    Associate Wealth Management Advisor

    T 514-876-7961

    Languages: French, English


    • Joined Desjardins Securities in 2012.
    • Has a Certificate in Advanced Investment Advice from the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI).

    He's a skilled and knowledgeable financial advisor with CSI training and experience. His dedication and enthusiasm make him a great asset to the team.

  • Patricia Cristina Leite, B. COM.

    Wealth Management Associate

    T 514-253-7649 ext. 5887649

    Languages: Portuguese, French, English

    • Joined Desjardins Securities in 2018
    • Wealth management assistant since 2020
    • Over 10 years of experience in financial services, communications and media relations

    Patricia manages the overall administrative side of the team and provides additional support to wealth managers as they carry out their daily tasks. Her organizational skills and trustworthiness help the team manage its activities quickly and efficiently.

    She is fully committed to our clients and to offering unparalleled service.

  • Rosalie Berthelot, BBA

    Wealth Management Assistant

    T 514-876-8968 ext. 5065267

    Languages: French, English

    • She's been with Desjardins since 2021
    • She joined Desjardins Securities in 2023 as a wealth management assistant

    Rosalie supports a team of advisors as they perform their daily tasks. She's also responsible for client relations.

    She's proactive and never shies away from sharing her analytical skills with her colleagues.

  • Vincent Sigouin-Marquis,

    Financial Planner

    Languages: French

    Collaborator | Desjardins Trust Inc.

    Vincent Sigouin-Marquis holds a bachelor's degree with a double major in applied economics and finance from HEC Montréal. He has held a number of roles within Desjardins. After completing his master's degree in taxation, he joined an accounting firm and refined his expertise by accepting tax consulting mandates and compliance projects. He's been working in the Financial Planning Services Department since 2022. He helps high-net-worth clients set up a clear plan that reflects their wishes and guides them towards their goals.

  • Équipe de notaires,

    Languages: French, English

    Collaborators | Desjardins Wealth Management


    Anne-Marie Fournier is a financial planner and notary. She currently serves as a senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.



    Geneviève Forest is a notary and serves as a senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.



    Geneviève D'Amours, who has been a notary since 2009, serves as a senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.



    Amandine Bourillon has completed studies in notarial law in both France and Quebec and is a senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.



    André Auclair is a notary and serves as a senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.



    Catherine Beauchamp is a notary and is currently a team leader and senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.

  • Laurent Poirier, BSc Economics, F. Pl

    Financial Security Advisor

    Languages: French, English

    Collaborators | Desjardins Securities Financial services inc.

    Laurent has a financial planner designation and a bachelor's degree in economic science from the Université de Sherbrooke. He has also worked as a financial security advisor in 2012 for the SFL network. In 2015, he joined Desjardins Financial Security (DFS) as a consultant and became a regional business development manager in 2017. In 2019, he continued his career at DFS in Vancouver, still as a regional sales director. Bringing back to Quebec in 2022, he took on the role of interim manager for the Product and Concept Expertise team at Desjardins Financial Security in Montreal, then joined Desjardins Securities Financial Services Firm to support Desjardins Securities' mass-affluent and high-net-worth clients.


Desjardins Securities at Place Ville Marie

1 Place Ville Marie
Suite 1970
Montréal (Québec) H3B 0E8

514-876-1441 Toll-free : 1-866-876-1441Fax : 514-876-1106

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