Leadership Team

BERT DEBRUIN, CME
VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

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

MATT WILSON
VP OF SALES

Matt has over 12 years experience in the electrical industry, after starting in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) in 2005 he continued his training and in 2011 completed his Journeyman certification as an Electrician. Always striving to be a leader among the group Matt quickly asserted himself as a strong learner, dedicated employee, and problem solver. Through the 5 years Matt has been with AltaPro Electric he has moved from Field Foreman to Estimating and Procurement. Matt’s keen ability to adapt has lead him to his current position as VP of Sales where he oversees the Estimating Department, manages quotation requests, builds and shapes RFQ & RFP Proposals and has set the bar high for our Design Build focused proposals. Through standardization of field installs, Prefabrication, Lean Construction, Just in Time Delivery, and Collaborative Construction Delivery Methods Matt’s main focus is to build value. Value can be schedule impact reductions, cost savings, value engineering & design, or budget validation for example, the importance in every one of Matt’s projects is that the Value is felt from end user to Architect.

DAVID DE BRUIN, CME, PME
VP OF SOLAR & SERVICE

David has been in the electrical industry for over 10 years being involved in a wide range of projects from, multi-family, commercial, and industrial projects. David has the expertise to understand all aspects of the job from Concept to Completion. Building projects from early stages of Underground utilities to final verification of fire alarm systems has made him excel in developing designs for clients, and providing accurate budgets and estimates. David is a Certified Master Electrician, and is currently expanding his management skills while pursuing a PEC Designation, a course that teaches complete company management from accounting, estimates, to contract law and project management. Completely engaged to the electrical industry from R.A.P. (Registered Apprentice Program) at the age of 16, David has been working towards being a leader in the Design Build Electrical Industry.

CODY SCHOEPP, CME
VP OF OPERATIONS

Cody has sixteen years experience in the industry and involved in a wide range of electrical disciplines. Engaged early on at the age of 16 through R.A.P. (Registered Apprentice Program) he has always had a passion for the electrical field. After finishing his Red Seal Journeyman program Cody became a foreman for a heating and ventilation controls company and gained knowledge on mechanical systems. His understanding of the electrical and mechanical control is 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, 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.

JEFF HOSKINS, CME
VP OF FIELD OPERATIONS

Jeff has over 16 years of experience in the electrical trade, and has his Certified Master Electrician designation. He prides himself with a high level of commitment to his job and a high standard of electrical installation. Jeff’s primary focus is to make sure that our sites have the right people doing the right job, and makes it a priority that the field is getting the support that they need to run a successful project, as a result, Jeff has been awarded Merit’s Employee of the Year. Jeff has been working one on one with our foreman developing new ways to train and build on efficiency. Before moving into this position, Jeff worked as a foreman in the field running a number of projects for almost 10 years. Moving forward, alongside his team Jeff will focus on making sure that our field is running at the highest productivity level possible. Constantly moving forward through innovation and training, Jeff believes that the sky is the limit. He believes that you can always improve and is always trying to find that next idea that will contribute to the success of AltaPro

Awards and Achievements:
2016 Employee of the Year Merit Contractors & Sun Alliance