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Each week on “I’m a Millionaire, So Now What?”, Colleen O’Connell-Campbell, Wealth Advisor at RBC Dominion Securities, delivers inspirational stories and practical advice to self-made millionaires and wealthy families. With a focus on financial planning and wealth management strategies, Colleen and her guests cover the critical issues that truly matter to you, including succession strategies, family business governance tips, how to cope with fundraiser fatigue, finding your purpose after losing your family business, and much more.

Mar 3, 2020

 

 

The three sisters Mireille, Chantal, and Stéphanie Brunet are the second-generation owners of Michanie Construction Inc., a local Ottawa business that specializes in commercial and institutional construction and heritage restoration. They are the daughters of Jacques Brunet, the President and Founder of Michanie Construction Inc., and Ginette Brunet, who both co-manage the family business. Established in 1997, Michanie Construction Inc. is a bilingual company with 30 full-time employees and a network of 300 subcontractors. Mireille, a former worker for the Federal Government, currently works in accounting for Michanie. Chantal started her career in the family business as a laborer and is now the company’s General and Project Manager. After selling her salon, Stéphanie currently serves as Michanie Construction’s HR Director.

 

Mireille, Chantal, and Stéphanie join me today to share their experiences of running a family business. They illustrate how they balance family and business dynamics and how they separate family challenges. They describe the different generational challenges they face as a multi-generational family business and explain how they work through it. They also explain how being part of an organization for business owners in the construction industry benefit the company, as well as share their vision for Michanie’s business growth.

 

 

 

“Maintaining high respect and good relationships is key. The construction industry is so small - if you damage a relationship, it might hurt for a long time.” - Chantal Regimbald

 

 

 

Today on I’m A Millionaire...So, Now What?:

 

  • How Mireille, Chantal, and Stéphanie became part of the family business
  • How the sisters separate family challenges from business
  • The best and most challenging parts of working in a multi-generational family business
  • Stephanie’s experiences of joining the board of the General Contractors Association of Ottawa
  • Michanie’s current commercial and residential projects
  • How Michanie widened its portfolio to meet different construction needs

 

 

Mireille, Chantal, and Stéphanie Brunet’s Fun Frank Advice for Self-Made Millionaires & Wealthy Families:

 

  • Don’t be scared, take risks, and maintain high respect for your employees, vendors, and clients.
  • Do research on your potential partners. Not all opportunities are good opportunities.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help or advice.

 

 

Connect with Mireille, Chantal, and Stéphanie Brunet

 

 

 

 

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