Building a vibrant economy and region requires strong leadership and a collective voice. The Driving Force is that voice. It’s based on the idea that a rising tide benefits everyone, and that you will receive in direct proportion to what you contribute. Your investment will go towards regional marketing and workforce development. It’s about coming together as a united voice for the prosperity of our region.





Denis is a passionate investor and partner at DuParc and Foulem Construction, as well as in a group of related real estate companies. Over the past 20 years, Denis developed a unique combination of expertise in commercial real estate acquisition, development, management and construction.  Like our other Principals, he is a third-generation entrepreneur related to Foulem Construction, a family-owned business which is today one of the largest construction company in Atlantic Canada. As a founding partner of DuParc and a series of real estate companies,  Denis is leading the development and management of a fast growing portfolio of commercial and mixed-use properties on the East coast.  One of his current flagship projects involves the development of the new $75-million 11-acre Junction Urban Village (www.junctionurbanvillage.com) located in Downtown Moncton.  After starting his career at the New Brunswick Economic Council (CENB) and Hawk Communications, Denis ventured in the family real estate and construction businesses. He currently sits as Vice President of Downtown Moncton Centre-Ville, while being a contributor to the Frank McKenna-L’Alumni Centre for Leadership, and being involved with various corporate boards and fundraising initiatives to support youths in need.  He holds a bachelor degree in Finance from the Université de Moncton, and studied the International MBA program from the University of London (UK).