Durepos is a founding shareholder of Alliance Assurance Inc., which began operating in 1972. Working with her husband Pat and their children, they also operate companies with holdings in software development, real estate and financial products. She has a wealth of experience in the insurance industry and has been and is still a member of various insurance and broker councils for companies such as RSA and Intact Insurance. Durepos holds a degree from the Université de Moncton. She has received numerous awards for her business accomplishments both as an entrepreneur and a financial broker.

She was the Recipient of the “Business of the Year” award from the New Brunswick Economic Council, Atlantic Business Magazine Top 50 CEO, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year – Atlantic Recipient and the NB Woman Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012.

She actively supports community organizations and is past chair of the Women in Business Network, was a director of the Edmundston Regional Hospital Foundation and served on the board of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. She has been active in various fund raising events in the Grand Falls region. She is currently Vice-Chair of FacilicorpNB.