Percy Barnaby

Owner / President

Prior to establishing Abenaki, Percy’s experience included 20 years of military service followed by a number of senior positions with the Federal Government, including National Housing Director at Indian Affairs, and Director of Aboriginal Employment with the Public Service Commission. He has also been involved with many organizations as a board member, including, Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, Wabano Healing Center, Odawa Friendship Center, the Metis Nation of Ontario, the Miramichi Hospital Advisory Board, and the Ontario Aboriginal Partnership Program. He was awarded an Honourable Mention in the Xerox Management Excellence award in 2008 by the Aboriginal Financial Officers’ Association.


Carol Ann Barnaby

Vice President

Carol Ann Barnaby is Abenaki’s resident Sage expert, and has been instrumental in running the business since 1984. Having logged enough travel miles to reach the sun and back, Carol Ann is intimately aware of the unique operating environments of our clients who live in remote communities. In addition to running the show here at Abenaki, Carol Ann is an active volunteer in community and national organizations and an enthusiastic organic gardener.


Michelle Poirier

Director of Development

Michelle has been with Abenaki since 1984 and is one of the owners of the Company. She is responsible for the development of software products and training programs. Michelle enjoys travelling to all areas of Canada to deliver training courses and support services in many of the Abenaki and Sage ERP Modules.


Peter Barnaby

Marketing Manager

Peter has been working with Abenaki since May of 2008, and now holds an associate position as he completes his post-secondary education goals. He has over 16 years of experience in the fields of Film, Multimedia and Design and has assisted in the conceptualization, design, branding, and marketing campaigns for a variety of entities ranging from national organizations to regional non-profits.


Melanie Courtney, CET

Administrator / Client Support

Melanie has been employed by Abenaki Associates since 2007 as their Administrator and Client Support Specialist. Her previous work experience in the field of computers and administration, combined with her education in Computer Engineering Technology make Melanie a valuable asset to the company..


Amy Young

Account Manager / Marketing Specialist

Amy has been employed by Abenaki Associates since 2008, she has over 10 years experience in the marketing and communications field, encompassing account management and marketing to clients all over Canada. She also assists in accounting and administrative tasks, and enjoys meeting and chatting with new clients on a regular basis.