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Owner / founder

PJ Goupil

Formally trained as a CPA, CA, PJ began his career at KPMG, before joining real estate group Gouverneur Hotels as Head of Corporate Development. Since 2015, PJ has become known for establishing and successfully launching popular hospitality businesses in undervalued real estate spaces by creating unique experiences for millennials.

His journey has led him to leave his mark on notable Montreal real estate assets such as Faubourg St-Catherine (Kampai Garden) and Place Ville-Marie PVM (Cathcart Food Hall). PJ combines strong financial expertise and unique artistic direction which he applies to real estate repositioning projects, and in the strategic plans and guidance he provides to Agence Fox corporate growth clients.

As a McGill graduate both at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as a university tutor for several years, PJ is uniquely positioned to understand the academic and social environment that Montreal offers and what's needed to thrive.

His infamous experience living in a student residence shaped his view on creating the ultimate student experience which we aim to deliver with Chelsea House!

Community Manager

Fiona Maynard

Fiona has extensive experience in the hospitality industry with past endeavours such as heading service for the corporate suites at the Bell Center in Montreal. Her contagious good mood, charismatic personality and go-getter attitude make her an ideal Community Manager at Chelsea House. As a Concordia University graduate in Journalism, Fiona is ideally placed to communicate to our student community upcoming events and announcements, as well as understand the academic reality our student members are facing. Fiona possesses event planning training and experience which makes her an integral part of animating the community at Chelsea House. Finally, Fiona is a natural born communicator with strong leadership skills that enable her to showcase Chelsea House to prospective members during our application process. All in all, Fiona brings a lot of operational experience and warmth to our premium student residence which makes her an invaluable asset to our team.

Experience Manager

Anneso Thiffault

Anne Sophie’s business background combined with her operational experience and worldwide travels makes her the ideal Experience Manager. Her boundless energy and resourcefulness have made her successful in the fast-paced live-event industry (Evenko) as well as managing a high-end millennial hostel in Tremblant, Qc. She is currently actively coaching the Community team as well as operationalizing the business into processes and a clear roadmap!

Sales Associate

Sophia-Rose Delage

Sophia-Rose is currently completing her BComm in Accounting at HEC. She also has a six-week student exchange trip to Spain under her belt. This opportunity of a lifetime allowed her to improve her Spanish and taught her the necessary skills to adapt to new environments. Having been a peer university tutor for several years, Sophia-Rose is patient and empathetic. You'll be sure to cross paths with her as she's often the first point of contact for Chelsea House applicants. You can always count on Sophia-Rose to answer your questions and concerns—no matter what they may be! There's no one better to understand students than a student herself, which is why she's the perfect fit for our Community Team.