A nonprofit organization engaging leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow.

Canada’s capital is a dynamic showcase city of more than 1 million people. Home to hundreds of festivals, museums, landmarks and cultural activities, as well as to a flourishing entrepreneurial community, this bilingual city boasts the highest tech-labour concentration in Canada, and a highly educated labour force.




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EO Ottawa

Chapter President 23/24

David French

“Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, I studied business at university and subsequently joined the family business in 2007. Navigating through various roles, I exited the business in 2018 to better align my passions with my work. Just as the pandemic was starting, I embarked on the journey of finding a business to acquire. In November 2021, I acquired Performance Management Consultants (www.pmctraining.com), a business that closely aligns with my mission of helping individuals and organizations reach their best.


On the personal side, I am fortunate to have a wonderful wife and three growing children (8, 11, 12). In my spare time, I enjoy staying fit, spending time outdoors, playing with my children, and visiting family and friends.


I have been a member of EO since 2012 and have held various roles, including forum moderator and Finance chair for 2.5 years. I look forward to my role as President.”

Chapter Management

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