Chico Levy has been a resident of Saint-Lazare since 1980.
He spent his childhood years in Montreal and graduated from the University of Western
Ontario in 1978 with a degree in business administration.
While in university from 1974 to 1978, Mr. Levy was the President for the Center
of Business Corporations of London, Ontario and an active coach in the Boys and Girls
Club of London Ontario.
From 1980 to 1998, Chico was the President of a computer manufacturing company with
retail stores in Quebec and Ontario. Chico Levy was a pioneer in the field of computer
science technology and was responsible for setting up Montreal's largest computer
and server manufacturing facility in the early 1980’s that helped to spur the development
of the city’s information technology surge. For over 18 years, his companies have
supplied the Federal and Provincial governments with secure computer technologies
including software and hardware solutions. For many years he has worked closely with
Intel and Microsoft. Through his work at Tempest Data Group, he currently provides
consultant services for businesses that are referred to him, regarding their server
and web solution security requirements. He is also very familiar in dealing with
Asian and foreign manufactures when private branding IT products are required, as
he has strong and loyal ties in the Far East.
Since the age of 9, Chico has had a passion for horses and actively competes in numerous
equestrian events at the International level. He has and is actively involved in
the training of horses as well. As a member of various horse associations, he has
developed his riding and training talents. His love of the environment and wildlife
has guided him into the municipal political stream. Chico believes that the residents
of his community are entitled to a free and transparent municipal government that
is guided by the citizens needs. He has worked as a Town Councilor for the benefit
of his community.
Chico is an open and easily approachable person and is always willing to listen and
share ideas with people. As an entrepreneur he is a fun and dynamic person who always
gives his honest opinion to help others.