Introducing Our New CEO, Steve Beauchesne


OAKVILLE, ONTARIO – Family Enterprise Canada (FEC) and the Family Enterprise Foundation (FEF) are delighted to announce Steve Beauchesne as our new CEO, starting April 22, 2024. A celebrated entrepreneur and advocate for family businesses, Steve is uniquely equipped to lead our organizations into the next chapter of growth and impact.

Steve is no stranger to the family enterprise world. His contributions as a former Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA) recipient and his vibrant presence as the Master of Ceremony at our annual Symposium have left a lasting impression on our community. Beyond his direct involvement with FEC and FEF, Steve’s journey with his father, from creating Beau’s, a leading craft brewery, to spearheading charitable initiatives, showcases his exceptional leadership and commitment to making a difference.

Under Steve’s guidance, Beau achieved remarkable success and set new standards in sustainability, inclusivity and community engagement. His experiences building a beloved brand and creating memorable experiences through Beau’s Oktoberfest demonstrate his capability to foster growth, inspire innovation and cultivate meaningful connections.

Steve’s vision for FEC and FEF revolves around empowering our members with valuable resources and a strong community support system. His track record of visionary leadership, strategic planning and impactful communication promises to elevate our mission to new heights.

We are enthusiastic about the future of FEC and FEF with Steve at the helm. His passion, expertise and innovative approach will undoubtedly enrich our community and enhance our collective efforts to support family enterprises across Canada.

Please join us in welcoming Steve Beauchesne to the FEC and FEF family. We look forward to achieving great things together under his leadership.


About Family Enterprise Foundation

Family Enterprise Foundation (FEF) is the charitable Foundation of Family Enterprise Canada. As the unified voice of family enterprise, FEF focuses on developing educational resources, conducting research and building a strong, connected ecosystem, to promote the success and sustainability of entrepreneurial families and their enterprises to ensure intergenerational longevity.

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