EXECUTIVE TEAM

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Our success is due to our team who supports, adapts, leads with innovation and drives us all to succeed in a collaborative approach.

BERT DEBRUIN, CME

CEO / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / IPD SPECIALIST

Bert is the founder of AltaPro Electric and has been in the industry for over 35 years. He is a Certified Master Electrician and is a pioneer in the Design Build and Integrated Project Delivery methods of construction. Bert is a true entrepreneur and innovator leading the AltaPro Team to success. He ensures his team has received lean management training including Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Blue Beam. He has the expertise in his field to make decisions that will deliver value to the Architect, Engineer, Owner and General Contractor as he believes that collaboration is the best method. Bert believes that providing cost savings, providing value engineering & design are his strengths along with a team of expert field and office lends AltaPro to be a leader in the electrical industry.

Bert believes in living to his core values, and has incorporated them into his business. He gives back to community including supporting Hope Mission, Mustard Seed, Edmonton Food Bank, United Way and various other charities.

Awards and Achievements:
•2012 Entrepreneur of the Year Ernst and Young Finalist Prairies Region
•2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Ernst and Young Finalist Prairies Region
•2015 Business Leaders Edmonton

Corporate Awards:
•2011 Winner Contractor of the Year Merit Contractors and Sun Alliance
•2013 Profit Canada 500 Fastest Growing Company
•2014 Winner Contractor of the Year Merit Contractors and Sun Alliance
•2015 Finalist Contractor of the Year Merit Contractors and Sun Alliance
•2015 Profit Canada 500 Fastest Growing Company
•2016 Finalist Contractor of the Year Merit Contractors and Sun Alliance •2017 Profit Canada 500 Fastest Growing Company

JEANETTE DEBRUIN

DIRECTOR / HR MANAGER

Co-founded AltaPro Electric in 1987 with my husband Bert DeBruin. In the early years performed the administration side of the business including accounting and office management solely until 2006. My position of Director and Owner provided the CFO role, COO role and currently sit on the Board of Directors and Manage the HR Department for AltaPro Electric. Over the past 34 years it is my greatest joy to manage the company along with a fantastic team. Currently dedicated to Human Resources and developing people to their full potential through the apprenticeship program and next steps for leadership training. I strive to drive a sustainable healthy culture continuously. I work collaboratively with my team to strategically build the business through an ever changing market.

I was honored to receive the Alberta Women Entrepreneur 2017 “Celebration of Achievement Award.” It is great to help People achieve their goals and find work satisfaction in the trades.
•Communications Chair ECAA Board 2013 –2016
•Acheson Business Association Director 2020 -2023

Awards and Achievements:
•2012 Entrepreneur of the Year Ernst and Young Finalist Prairies Region
•2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Ernst and Young Finalist Prairies Region
•2015 Business Leaders Edmonton

Corporate Awards:
•Premiers Award of Excellence, Bronze Recipient
•Winner Contractor of the Year 2011, Merit Contractors Association
•Winner Contractor of the Year 2014, Merit Contractors Association
•Finalist, Contractor of the Year, 2015, Merit Contractors Association
•Finalist, Contractor of the Year 2016, Merit Contractors Association
•Top 500 Canadian Companies for Growth 2013, 2015, Fortune 500

DAVID DEBRUIN, CME, PME

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

David has been in the electrical industry for over 17 years being involved in a wide range of projects from, multi-family, commercial, industrial and Solar Photovoltaic projects. David has the expertise to understand all aspects of the job from Concept to Completion. Building projects from early stages in design that flow into final commissioning of all systems has made him excel in developing cost effective designs for clients, and providing accurate budgets and estimates. David has key management skills from a PEC Designation, a course that teaches complete company management from accounting, estimating, to contract law and project management. David is managing the renewable generation portfolio for Altapro Electric, responsible for the complete design and “Turn-key” solutions for clients tailored to each site specific need. Committed to the electrical industry starting with R.A.P. (Registered Apprentice Program) at the age of 16, David is a leader in the Design Build Electrical Industry.

Awards & Achievements:
• Master Electrician, NAIT
• Fire Alarm Maintenance & Installation Certificate
• Governance Program for Small-Medium Sized Enterprises, UofA
• Certified PEC Electrician, ECAA
• Heavy Equipment Operator Certified
• NOC7241 Solar PV Systems Certified

CODY SCHOEPP, CME

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Cody was recently involved as Senior Project Manager on two IPD projects, Thelma Chalifoux School and Soraya Hafez School. For both projects he acted as both an SMT and PMT member. Recently he oversaw the electrical design and project management of the brand new “Church of God”, in the Keswick community of Edmonton, AB. This project required low voltage and audio visual integrations. Cody has sixteen years of experience in the industry and has been involved in a wide range of electrical disciplines. Engaged early on at the age of 16 through the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP), he has a long standing passion for the electrical field. After finishing his Red Seal Journeyman Apprenticeship, he became a Foreman for a heating and ventilation controls company where he gained knowledge on mechanical systems. Cody’s understanding of electrical and mechanical controls has proven to be an asset in design build systems. Cody joined AltaPro in 2012, and has since received his Certified Masters Electrician designation. Through his career with AltaPro he has been involved in design build, IPD, estimating, project management and most recently overseeing the internal operations. Cody enjoys working directly with engineers, clients and his team to bring a project from concept to completion.

Awards & Achievements:
• Master Electrician, NAIT
• Merit Project Management Electrical/Mechanical Program
• Red Seal Journeyman Electrician 2007
• Pursuit of Excellence Series Certificate

RYAN HOSKINS

GENERAL FOREMAN / PROJECT MANAGER

Ryan has a wide array of projects from government infrastructure, car dealerships, industrial plants, and large scale design build projects to IPD projects. Ryan Is currently working as a company general foreman supervising multiple project foreman and supporting their development. Ryan has taken Project management courses which allows him to work very effectively with office communication, and constantly exceeds expectations. Ryan’s role as a design build General foreman solving challenging logistics, and navigating complex electrical designs makes him a leader in the Electrical Industry. As a part of our Executive leadership team Ryan is our field mentor and only runs some of our most challenging projects. Ryan leads the way in his lean material management, and project scheduling. Having an active member of our field crews in the executive leadership team allows us to keep a good pulse on one of the most important aspects of our company.

Awards and Achievements:
• Fire Alarm Maintenance and Installation Certificate
• Leadership for safety excellence
• Programmable Logic Controls Level 1 & 2 Certificate
• Electrical Project Management Courses
• Standard First Aid
• Red Seal Journeyman

JEFFREY TYSON

PROJECT MANAGER / IPD SPECIALIST

As a project manager in our Special projects division Jeffrey is heavily involved in all of our Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) projects. Back in 2016 Jeffrey started his introduction to IPD as a site foreman and transitioned into the office through the project. He is keen to use technologies to our advantage and believes that our industry can be leaner through the use of all things digital. He is familiar with many aspects of BIM and 3D design and construction software; Jeffrey gets excited to implement these tools onto projects. Having been in the electrical construction industry since 2000 Jeffrey has seen a lot of various installations and improvements making him well versed to adapt to new installations and technologies. Jeffrey is also a major part of our proposal writing team and looks forward to bragging about our company’s awesome history and capabilities in the written form. In our special projects division, we try to implement as much prefab as possible. Jeffrey’s passion for prefab and modular construction combined with BIM is the future of our construction industry and Jeffrey hopes to have more projects with amazing prefab advances in the near future. As a member of our executive leadership team, he is always striving to find strategic ways to keep our fast-paced forward-thinking company on the crest of the construction wave and is proud to be a part of such an amazing leadership team

Awards and Achievements:
• Red Seal Journeyman Electrician 2006
• Master Electrician 2012
• PEC (Professional Electrical Contractor) 2017
• Professional Electrical Contractor Courses
• Basic Electrical Estimating
• Assessing & Finalizing the Tender
• Safety Principles
• Accounting Principles
• Legal Implications
• Business & Public Relations
• Electrical Project Management
• Leadership for Excellence in Safety
• Revit, Navisworks, Assemble operator
• Pull planning experience and LOD planner