Darlene McBain is Director, Industry Relations at FCC. She works closely with various partners, associations and stakeholders to further help grow the agriculture and food industry across Canada.
Born and raised on a poultry farm outside of Quebec City, Darlene has first-hand knowledge of the hard work and dedication that goes into a successful farm operation. She has been working in the agriculture and agri-food industry for more than 20 years and is passionate about food, business strategy, relationship building, and coaching.
After graduating from Laval University with a Bachelor of science in agriculture, she started her career in the banking industry as an account manager. She worked in different geographical areas in the province and built relationships with customers from various agricultural sectors across the province of Quebec.
In 2007, Darlene joined FCC as a manager of customer service. She was responsible of the sales support team and contributed to the strategy, building strong customer relationships and helping farmers and business owners grow their operations in Eastern Quebec.
Darlene has been a member of “l’Ordre des agronomes du Québec” for 20 years. In addition to her professional roles, Darlene has also participated and volunteered in several community organizations and education boards.