Leaders in Rebar and Post-Tensioning Fabrication and Installation Since 1987

Meet our management team

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Management

Marcel Lamarche

Marcel Lamarche

Vice President Operations

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 and production requirements for rebar fabrication and installation, and plays a lead role in managing our operations throughout California. Marcel’s diligence and commitment are 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.

Ben Sleeman

Ben Sleeman

Director of Safety

Ben oversees our site safety, logistics and coordination in both the United States and Canada.  He works closely with the project teams to strengthen best practices.  Ben’s education and safety training ensures our team are current with safety standards and company policies.

Accreditations:

  • Occupational Health and Safety diploma at Simon Fraser University (SFU)
  • Designated Construction Safety Officer (CSO)- Construction Health and safety technician CHST
  • Certified trainer in fall protection, rigging, and forklift operations
  • Certified Director of Safety designation – North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI).
Ken

Ken Wight

Engineering Manager

Ken has over 40 years of experience with the rebar detailing requirements for complex construction projects. He leads our team of local detailers as we review the requirements of commercial developments (warehouses and tilt-ups), mixed-use developments, parkade structures and podiums. Ken has worked with clients on everything from large-scale design-build infrastructure, commercial and residential projects to more common hard-bid projects.

Danielle

Danielle Arias

Human Resources Manager

As Human Resources Manager, Danielle plays a critical role in all aspects of employee career management at LMS. She leads our recruitment efforts and is the point-person for team members HR needs. Danielle is fluent in both English and Spanish, and she is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management Association.

Executive

Ron

Ron McNeil

CEO and Co-Founder

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.

Ivan Harmatny

Ivan Harmatny

Director of Corporate Development and Co-Founder

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.

Mike Schutz

Mike Schutz

Chief Financial Officer

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 Hubbard

Greg Hubbard

Executive Vice President - Operations

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.