Title: President, Chief Executive Officer
Company: O&C Services, Inc.
Location: Sunnyvale, TX, United States
Antonio Oliveira displays professional prowess as the president and CEO of O&C Services, Inc., a search service and maintenance firm that provides assembly and construction services for the ceramic industry. Utilizing his expert ability in project management, Mr. Oliveira steers his company to expansion. He oversees 10 employees in the United States and an additional 200 in Portugal. He is putting the final touches on the headquarters in Dallas while maintaining an office in Tennessee. Additionally, he hires employees in the U.S., helps the general manager with final approval in Portugal, conducts business, and oversees budgets, sales and customer service.
Preparing for a career in business, Mr. Oliveira first earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra. He continued at the University of Portsmouth to earn a master’s degree in manufacturing. In order to stay connected with the best and most efficient business practices, Mr. Oliveira received OSHA Hazard Recognition Training, safety training for operators of rough terrain forklifts and is a licensed notary. He has used these certifications and throughout his 13 years in the business.
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: Knight Management Service
Location: Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Demonstrating more than 35 years of industry know-how, Terrence Maxfield dedicates his proficiency in management services with his latest venture, Knight Management Service. To fulfill clients’ goals, Mr. Maxfield oversees company management and business development, as well as the in-house training for managers. Part of his role as CEO is to manage maintenance turnaround and industrial construction projects. Mr. Maxfield has also developed a project management system that ensures management efficiency.
Mr. Maxfield prepared for this career by earning a Bachelor of Science in business management from Simon Fraser University. He also attended the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He is also proficient at welding, steam-fitting and mechanical technology. KMS specializes in business development services for industrial areas such as oil and gas, paper, pulp and cement. His hard work and diligence have helped him build a successful business and professional career. He intends to continue developing his business and providing the services demanded by clients. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Property Manager
Company: Region of Peel
Location: Branton, ON, Canada
Possessing more than 35 years of service to the Region of Peel in Canada, Nancy Cotton has become a staple figure in public service as a property manager. Responsible for handling properties pertaining to water, wastewater, waste management facilities and communication towers, Ms. Cotton’s abilities make a difference for the area. In addition, she maintains the upkeep of real estate properties, such as vacancies and easements. The Peel Region represents multiple municipalities, including cities and towns. Her work aids in the management of said region, the development of innovative programs and responding to the needs of the people residing in the area. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Cote-Jean and Associates
Location: Magog, QC, Canada
Recognized for his excellence in civil engineering, Frederic Cote was recently named a VIP Member of Worldwide Branding. As the Chief Executive Officer of Cote-Jean and Associates, his primary function is to oversee the operations of the structural and civil engineering services. These operations include strategic planning and developing new business. Mr. Cote lends his expertise to analyzing the finances, managing projects and ensuring compliance. Additionally, he plans, develops and implementing strategies for the firm. Furthermore, he directs the marketing for the firm and the work processes.
Mr. Cote has actively contributed to the field for 16 years. He attended Sherbrooke University and earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Afterwards, he obtained a master’s degree in structural engineering from Laval University in 2002. He maintains membership with the New Entrepreneurs Foundation, and the Chamber de Commerce de Sherbrooke as governor. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Project Director
Location: Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
With 35 years of experience, Daniel Santander is an expert in the industry of energy and engineering. As a project director with energy infrastructure construction company IEnova for three years, Mr. Santander maintains responsibility for two plant projects. He also heads the process of receiving gas from the United States and connecting it to the Mexican network. His experience with C, EPC ad EPC-LSTK contracts, major international clients and engineering firms makes him a vital member. He provides insight on the company’s objectives, strategies and the redesign of the organization. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: WAM Development Group
Location: Alberta, Canada
Maurizio Capano parlays 16 years of experience into developing real estate as the vice president of operations for WAM Development Group. Calling upon his skills in strategic analysis, he oversees human resources, recruitment and retention, draft policy and provides initiative on continuous improvement. He helps develop and execute the firms’ vision while being mindful of the budget. In addition to negotiating, Mr. Capano serves as the construction lead for the ice district in Edmonton, which covers four million square feet of development area and 1.5 million square feet in office and residential properties. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Independent Engineer
Location: Collingwood, ON, Canada
Harry A. Redstone, P.Eng., an independent engineer, offers consultancy, maintenance and technical services for clients in the mass transit industry. Drawing on more than 50 years of expertise in project management, Mr. Redstone specializes in overseeing the construction of dams, bridges, subways and mass-transit projects on both a national and international scale. He has been involved in projects all over the world, including North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. For the past eight years, Mr. Redstone has partnered with his wife, to whom he credits his success, to provide independent contracting. He attests that the most rewarding aspect of his career is guiding associates in the design and implementation of difficult projects, and seeing how those projects complement the surrounding area.
Title: Vice President
Location: Bowmanville, ON Canada
Bowmanville, ON, November 10, 2015, At Faithful+Gould, Dr. Wright offers consulting services for project control, project assurance and project management across multiple sectors, including infrastructure, energy, building and oil and gas industries. With customers based in the Americas and around the world, he is regarded for his quality advising and strategic facility consulting. Dr. Wright draws from 38 years of professional experience in the energy industry. In his career, he has worked in the areas of mechanics, electricity, instrumentation, information technology and civil project management.
Company: Loras Enterprises Ltd.
Location: Alberta, Canada
As the president of Loras Enterprises Ltd, Mr. Coulson demonstrates an expertise in all area of the construction business. His 45 years of experience in project management and design have allowed him to meet with tremendous success in the Calgary region, including the distinction of VIP of the Year in 2015. In his career, he worked on the legislative landscaping project in front of the Provincial Legislative Building in Edmonton, including the dome fountain and reflect pool. Additional notable projects include the design and build of the Depart of National Defense’s lecture training facility and drill hall in Namao Alberta.
Location: Gerlos, Austria
Following a three-decade-long career in the mechanical engineering field, Mr. Heim lends his talents and insights as a project control consultant, an endeavor he has pursued for the last three years. He works with clients looking for planning and project control, improved multidisciplinary environments and organization with regards to new process implementation. His focuses most on engineering firms, as he is regarded as an expert in the field; however, Mr. Heim also offers strategic business planning advice to clients in a number of industries.
Location: Quebec City, QC, Canada
A highly regarded professional specializing in electrical engineering and managing civil and mechanical engineering, Joseph Mereb has established a lucrative career in the engineering industry. He has served in various positions throughout his 40-year career and draws on his skills and industry knowledge to manage and lead projects at DEASSAU.
Company: Sentio Engineering
Location: Alberta, Canada
Kathleen J. Coffey, P.Eng., PMP gained an interest in engineering at a very early age. Ms. Coffey was interested in how things worked and was encouraged to explore her interests through the engineering field. Today, Ms. Coffey is an innovative problem-solver who has 27 years of professional experience. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Bliss Innovative Technologies Inc + 2 & Bliss by Alexander
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Paul Patenaude is the owner and Chief executive officer of Bliss Innovative Technologies Inc +, a human resources and project management consultancy, and Bliss by Alexander, a wedding directory. Mr. Patenaude, who has 21 years of professional experience, started the consultancy because of his love of the information technology field. He then became involved in his wedding directory company because he started providing clergy services on the weekends, which led him to the wedding industry. An expert in business efficiency regarding HRMS/HCM, he is responsible for overseeing daily business operations for both companies, and managing human resources, information technology, PeopleSoft, and data conversions. Over the course of his career, Mr. Patenaude has developed and implemented robust solutions that serve multiple disciplines. He takes great pride in his work and in his ability to successfully run two businesses. Mr. Patenaude attributes his success to his desire to learn new things and to seeking new challenges. Looking toward the future, he intends to expand what he currently manages with additional staff. He may open other enterprises. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: PGK Management LTD.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Peter G. King is a highly regarded project management specialist with 20 years of professional experience to his name. He currently operates his own management consultancy that provides project supervision, procurement for construction and maintenance services, and it services clients in the energy, chemicals, petrochemicals, power, mining and forestry industries in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Senior Consultant
Max Ochoa is a senior consultant at RGP, a management consultancy that offers consulting services, including finance, accounting, information management, governance risk and compliance, human capital, legal and regulatory, corporate advisory, restructuring, strategic communications and supply chain management. Mr. Ochoa assumed his current role two years ago after gaining extensive experience in the field. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Technical Director of Planning and Project Controls
Company: Parsons Brinckerhoff
Location: London, United Kingdom
Dr. Franco Pittoni serves as the Technical Director of Planning and Project Controls for Parsons Brinckerhoff, a leading global consulting firm which specializes in the construction, development and design of infrastructure projects services. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Masterbrand Consulting
Location: Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico, January 29, 2015, With 50 years of professional experience under his belt, Fernando Mercado has become one of the most important specialists in the creation, management and strategy development for brand and identity programs in Mexico. Throughout the years, he has remained dedicated to the positioning of brands and identities for local and multinational organizations to obtain their differentiation and competitive success. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: International Financial Director
Location: Charleville-Mézières, France
Isabelle Mathieu is a corporate operational finance specialist who currently serves as the international financial director at Bameo, an infrastructure company that completes dam projects in France spanning a period of 30 years. Ms. Mathieu recently assumed her current role, but has been involved in the financial industry for more than three decades. During the last 25 years, Ms. Mathieu has achieved major steps in her professional qualification in finance characterized by complex environments and combined with a robust and “down to earth” practice. She has developed a fully international profile through working in different countries in Europe (Sweden, Netherlands, Italy), Asia (Singapore) and Latin America (Uruguay) with a mix of country and regional responsibilities. Read the rest of this entry »