Vice President in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
On the heels of significant accomplishments in television, journalism and marketing, Canadian business executive Mathieu Chantelois is now focusing his passion and drive on the nonprofit world as the Vice President of Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada.
It’s a move that will draw on his stellar communication and storytelling skills. Among his media accomplishments, Mathieu Chantelois served as the Director of Communications at Cineplex Media, where he managed staff in Montreal and Quebec and directed all aspects of Canada’s largest French language movie publication –Le Magazine Cineplex.
Chantelois also created and developed LeMagazine Famous Québec, managing the magazine’s style, signature and voice.
As a print journalist, he has published over 500 articles and has covered a wide range of social, cultural and political topics forTFO, Radio-Canada, CBC TV and CBC Radio, as a radio and television commentator.
Mathieu Chanteloisis also well known as a TV personality, host and producer for U8TV: The Lofters (Life Network),having hosted two seasons of the Gemini-nominated show SoGayTV, three seasons of ReadOUT and four seasons of COVERguy(syndicated in 16 countries).
Along with his storytelling and communications expertise, Mathieu Chantelois is known in the marketing world as a brand architect and has developed strategic marketing and advocacy plans while serving as the Director of Marketing and Advocacy at Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, engaging stakeholders to advance the organization’s mission and vision.
In his new role at the Boys and Girls Clubs, Mathieu Chantelois taps into a strong fundraising and development record. Deeply involved in community outreach and philanthropy for decades, he has volunteered on boards with the 519 Community Centre, CinéFranco,Divers/Cité, and the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research, among other groups.
Chantelois also uses his advocacy skills as a fighter for social justice, diversity and inclusion, and children and youth.At the Boys and Girls Clubs, he has created successful social engagement and advocacy campaigns around bullying, youth employment and leadership.
A native of Montreal, Mathieu Chantelois now resides in Toronto. He is a graduate of Carleton University's journalism program, and in 2018, he completed a Certificate in Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management at Harvard Business School.