Management Team

Our Team

The Old Brewery Mission is comprised of nearly 300 knowledgeable and passionate employees working together to raise awareness of the cause, as well as provide emergency services, counseling support, health care and affordable housing options for Montreal’s homeless men and women.


James Hughes
President and CEO


Dany Dépatie
Director of Human Resources

Alain Laurendeau, CPA, CA
Vice President, Finance and Administration

Paula Van Den Bosch
Assistant to the President and CEO

Programs & Services

Neila Ben Ayed
Director of Women’s Services

Marc-André Houde
Director of Facilities and Maintenance

Émilie Fortier
Director of Services, Saint-Laurent Campus

Georges Ohana
Director of Community Psychosocial Support and Research

Florence Portes
Director of Community Housing Development

Development & Communications

Nicole Beaulieu
Executive Director, Philanthropic Development

Melissa Bellerose
Vice-President, Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs