Johanne Gervais, BSc, MBA, worked for over 25 years at various large companies in Montreal developing and implementing computer business systems. In 2008, Johanne left the corporate world to dedicate herself to genealogical research and to create her own company Gervais-Laekas Services, which includes Quebec Family Search (www.quebecfamilysearch.com) specializing in Quebec genealogical research. She is the founder of the Québec Genealogical eSociety (www.genquebec.com) a virtual non-profit society launched in February in Salt Lake City, Utah at RootsTech 2018 to facilitate participation, learning, and research in Québec. She lives in St-Bruno-de-Montarville, Québec, only 20 minutes from the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec in Montreal. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and does contract research work for AncestryProGenealogists, genealogists.com, LegacyTree Genealogists, and Gen-Find Research Associates, Inc.