- Sparta Innovations
Mr. Lagacé holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Université de Moncton. He carries a wealth of industry specific knowledge acquired over the last 21 years as he pursues his careers with two international companies: Parametric Technology Corp. of Waltham, MA, USA, a 3D engineering modeling software company, and Premier Tech Systems, an equipment manufacturing company with global operations.
Only a year and a half after joining Premier Tech, Mr. Lagacé was promoted to one of a very limited number of top managers of the corporation. Mr. Lagacé was and remained for the length of his stay at Premier Tech one of the youngest top managers of the company. In 2005, faced with an opportunity to come back to New-Brunswick, Mr. Lagacé and his wife took the decision to both leave their jobs in Rivière-du-Loup, QC, and move back to their native province.
Upon his arrival to the company, Mr. Lagacé was able to negociate and agree to a deal with the founder to buy the company. He re-branded Allain Equipment Mfg Ltd. to Sparta a company that now specialises in design and manufacturing of recycling and processing equipment.
Mr. Lagacé has sat on the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program Board of the Wallace McCain Institute, is a member of the New Brunswick Business Council since 2013, is a 2012 and 2013 Wallace McCain Institute sponsor, has sat on the Construction Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) board of directors.