Ms. Lalonde is currently the Chair of the Ottawa Heart Institute Research Corporation’s Board of Directors. She is also the founder and CEO of Katsura Investments, an early stage private equity investment group established in 1999. Prior to Katsura, she was the founder and CEO of Integra Solutions, a high-tech research and design corporation established in 1993. Ms. Lalonde is an executive committee member of the Ottawa chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors and has served on many private boards including SofTV (acquired by Xstream), Maskery (acquired by Macadamian) and DNA Genotek (acquired by OraSure). She is also an active volunteer in the Community and has served as a Director for many organizations including Junior Achievement of Ottawa (Chair), Volunteer Ottawa (Chair), the Tech Venture Challenge (Chair) and the Community Foundation of Ottawa. Ms. Lalonde has received various awards for her business and community service including the Y Woman of Distinction award and the Mayor’s Community Builder award.