DriveWise blends together the best of class personnel from the driver improvement industry and advanced learning industry. Our management and senior instructional team have over 150 years of combined experience.
DriveWise’s senior management have honed their skills in advanced learning environments in the aerospace industry and the military. Clients for whom they have developed advanced programs include NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, US Department of Defense, Nav Canada, the Canadian Forces, as well as leading universities and air navigation provider’s worldwide.
These skills combine with the deep subject matter knowledge of our Expert Driving Instructor, Road Safety specialists and our 20+ years of service, to bring leading-edge programs to the industry.
Lesley de Repentigny
President & CEO
Lesley is the president and CEO of DriveWise, and one half of the vision behind the DriveWise enterprise. With her husband and business partner, Martin, they have successfully deployed more than 100 simulation-based driver improvement programs. With their business partners, they effectively train 30,000 Canadians annually on DriveWise education programs.
Lesley began her career as an Air Traffic Control officer in the Canadian Forces, where she developed her passion for the importance of high level training. After her career in the Forces, Lesley held senior management positions in a world leading aerospace training company Adacel.
As the CEO of DriveWise, Lesley has led her team to numerous awards for performance excellence. DriveWise is two-time recipients of Canadian Awards of Training Excellence. Lesley has twice been named to the Profit w100, honouring Canada’s top women CEOs. Lesley is also a recipient of a Brock University Alumni of Distinction award for her cutting-edge work in aerospace and road safety. In addition to her University degree, Lesley is a Certified Training and Development Professional and has certifications in Teaching and Training Adults, The Kirkpatrick 4 Levels and Competency Based Education. Lesley and her team heavily participate in community give back projects.