As co-founder, Ron has been instrumental in establishing LMS’ business model and operating practices. He has a lifetime of expertise in all aspects of reinforcing steel, is actively involved in the daily operations and sets the direction for LMS’ ongoing strategic development. Ron is engaged in numerous philanthropic activities both through LMS and personally, including Canucks Place Children’s Hospice, Mel Zajac Ranch, and Face the World Foundation to name just a few.
Since inception, Ivan has been at the heart of the business development process at LMS. The strength of our relationships with clients is a testament to Ivan’s efforts towards understanding client’s needs and project requirements. Ivan works to understand the unique design and functional needs of every project, to ensure costs are minimized and installation expectations are achieved.
As President & COO, Norm is engaged in all aspects of LMS’ operations; his responsibilities include overall LMS management, project problem solving, monitoring the progress of projects, and ensuring client satisfaction. Norm has served as Chair of the Board of the Vancouver Regional Construction Association and director of the British Columbia Construction Association. He is the author of countless industry articles including a regular column in Business in Vancouver. Norm also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Commerce. Norm holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto and was called to the B.C. Bar in 1998. Prior to joining LMS, Norm was a partner at a large Vancouver based law firm, and the leader of that firm’s Construction & Engineering Practice Group.
Mike is an experienced Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in Senior and Executive positions working with both public and private companies in such industries as construction, manufacturing, technology, mining and exploration, and other service-related industries. Mike has been instrumental in developing and overseeing company initiatives and building the financial and operational plans that manage our day-to-day operations, as well as our growth objectives. Measures include financial accountability, operational efficiencies and process improvement.
Greg began his career with LMS as an installer in 1990. He is a certified Journeyman Reinforcing Ironworker who embodies the company philosophy. His career has progressed from Foreman to Field Superintendent, and from General Manager to his current position of Executive Vice President, Operations. Over the past decade, Greg has been a driving force behind our expansion into Alberta and Saskatchewan and California. Greg’s responsibilities on projects include bidding, resource planning and general project management.
Marcel has extensive experience in managing the requirements for large-scale projects in the residential, commercial, institutional and infrastructure sectors. He is well-versed in the manpower/staffing and production requirements for rebar fabrication and installation, and plays a lead role in managing our operations throughout California. Marcel’s diligence and commitment is second-to-none; he has demonstrated his knowledge, skills and capabilities in rebar and post-tensioning installation on impressive projects that include residential and commercial towers, grain silos, bridges and commuter train infrastructure. His technical skills are complemented by his ability to work cohesively with builders and developers.
Wayne is a Red Seal Certified Ironworker with over 20 years of experience with LMS. As the General Manager, Wayne works closely with clients and oversees all aspects of operational management in Alberta. Wayne began his career at LMS as a Journeyman Apprentice and has steadily worked his way up the ironworker career stream; he has performed the following roles on our jobsites – Journeyman, Lead Hand, Foreman, General Foreman and Field Superintendent. Wayne’s highlight project experience includes the following projects: The Bow, University City (multi-tower development), Stantec Tower and the ATA Seymour Tower Addition.
Ben is responsible for the oversight of our site safety, logistics and coordination, and fabrication yards in all regions of operation. He works closely will all our project teams and his diligence and dedication continue to strengthen our company’s safety culture and operating practices. Ben’s education and extensive safety training ensure our project teams have strong safety mentorship. Ben has pursued the following certifications.