Quebecer by birth, G. J. Rancourt own ancestor arrived in the City of Quebec from France in 1658.
G. J. came to Waterloo Ontario, to study business administration at Wilfred Laurier University. Four years later, he graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) Degree. Eventually over the ensuing years he also completed a Bachelor of Education (B. of Ed.) degree at Althouse College–University of Western Ontario and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Thunderbird, Graduate School of International Management in Arizona USA. It was at Thunderbird that G. J. learned to speak his 3rd language–that of Espanol.
Subsequent to obtaining his International M.B.A. degree, Mr. Rancourt became Director of International Sales & Marketing for a large Canadian company and managed a sales force and distribution network in Europe, Africa, Latin-America and the Caribbean.
Professor Rancourt has also taught Business at the College level and is a Member of the Ontario College of Teachers.
While mentioning Costa Rica, it might also he fitting at this juncture, to mention that G. J.’s lovely Latina wife, Ingrith, is from this same country in Central America. G.J. stole her away from the President of the University of Costa Rica where she was his Executive Secretary. The President was not happy, but G.J. surely is! They are now happily living in London, Ontario.