Beverly Salomon | Pharmacist-owner, Jean Coutu Published in 2021 Beverly Salomon (she/her) has been a pharmacist-owner for 17 years after graduating in 2003 with a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Montreal. She also began a graduate degree in management at HEC. Shortly after starting her career, she became the first black woman to own a Jean Coutu franchise and the youngest at the age of 24. She managed 4 Jean Coutu branches from 2004 to 2010. During this period, she will be called upon to manage more than a hundred employees at the same time. In 2010, she separated from her partner in order to reconcile work and family. Since then, she manages a single branch, located at 5965 Bélanger East in St-Léonard, corner of Bélanger and Lacordaire. Her company currently has about 50 employees from various backgrounds. She is married and has three young children. Since 2013, her laboratory has been honored by being a finalist year after year in the Excell Pro contest rewarding the best laboratory in the Jean Coutu network which her laboratory won in 2015. She has served on the board of directors of the BCHM (Bureau de la communauté haïtienne de Montréal) and since 2019, she has joined the board of directors of Equitas. Always looking for new challenges, she has agreed to join the board of directors of the Ordre des pharmaciens du Québec in March 2020. Ms. Salomon is known for her organizational skills and customer service, as well as her management skills. She specializes in homes for the non-independent and the elderly as well as mother/child services.