Roch and his family moved to Summerland BC from Northern New Brunswick in 2011, after his retirement from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.  In 2012 Maple Roch started with 6 barrels. Today they procured over 100 barrels. "None of our success could be possible without the tremendous community support of Summerland". 

Roch was a Director of the Summerland Food Bank and Resource Centre where he focused his passion is to help clients with permanent disabilities find gainful employment. In his role as business owner he can mentor and employ people with disabilities to package and label his maple syrup. Maple Roch is not just a business but a social enterprise. Roch is also a member of Rotary Club of Summerland.