Executive Profiles

Our experience sets us apart. It provides us with a unique perspective. It allows us to draw upon the deep knowledge of experts across many fields when asking ourselves how we can build it better, how we can complete projects more safely, how we can more effectively protect the environment, and how we can better serve the needs of our customers.

With a wide array of knowledge in construction, oil & gas, transportation, resources, and industrial sectors, our senior leadership team is the backbone of our experience and perspective, providing and sharing a vision of collaboration and innovation that propels our clients and partners Forward. Together.

Every member of Ledcor’s senior leadership team has over 30 years of experience in construction and business leadership. As an employee-owned company with over 800 shareholders, these individuals are also among our earliest and largest investors. 

Corporate Executives

Dave Lede, Chairman and CEO of Ledcor

DAVE LEDE is Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Ledcor Group of Companies. He began working full-time with the company in 1970 when it was still Leduc Construction, and before that he worked as a laborer, equipment operator, foreman, and superintendent throughout his school and university years. After Dave completed his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta and two years’ post-graduate studies in engineering, he filled the roles of operations manager and chief estimator. As Chair and CEO he continues to expand operations, making Ledcor one of the largest and most diversified construction companies in North America.

55+ years with Ledcor

Tom Lassu

TOM LASSU is the President of the Ledcor Group of Companies. He originally joined Ledcor in 1981 as a student, working summers as a flagperson on paving projects. Once he joined Ledcor full-time, he worked in a variety of capacities, including project engineer, operations manager, vice president, and senior vice president. He is a designated professional engineer with a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, from the University of Alberta.

35+ years with Ledcor

Jeff Watt

JEFF WATT is the President of Ledcor Industries, leading the operating groups responsible for the company's multi-billion-dollar portfolio of civil and infrastructure, oil and gas, pipeline, building, mining, power, and telecommunications construction projects across Canada and the US. He joined Ledcor in 2000 as a project manager and progressed through multiple senior positions to his current role. Jeff is a Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, both from the University of Saskatchewan.

20+ years with Ledcor

Rod Neys Headshot

ROD NEYS is Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary of the Ledcor Group of Companies. He served as external legal counsel to Ledcor for a number of years prior to joining the company in 2001 as executive vice president and general counsel. Rod holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2010.

20+ years with Ledcor 

John Kump

JOHN KUMP is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Ledcor Group of Companies. He worked on Ledcor’s external audit team for a number of years prior to joining the company in 2001, then held progressively senior financial and general management positions before his current role. John holds an MBA from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia. He is also a chartered professional accountant in BC and certified public accountant in the US.

20+ years with Ledcor 

Jimmy Byrd

JIMMY BYRD is the Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, in charge of stewarding the execution of Ledcor’s growth strategy across Canada and the United States.  He joined Ledcor in 2000 as chief operating officer of 360networks, has spent most of his Ledcor tenure as President of Ledcor Technical Services, the division responsible for building and servicing communications networks for clients across North America. Jimmy holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

20+ years with Ledcor

Pat Patterson

PAT PATTERSON is President of Ledcor Properties. He is actively involved with Ledcor partners in the acquisition, development, and management of properties in select premier markets across North America. Pat joined Ledcor in 2010 as vice president of the properties group, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas Tech University and an MBA from Amberton University.

10+ years with Ledcor

A vertical portrait of Dale Posein

DALE POSEIN is Executive Vice President at Ledcor Industries and oversees all construction operating groups, providing broad oversight, support, and strategic direction to these teams. He also leads Ledcor's Health, Safety, and Environment (HS&E) team, ensuring operational consistency and enhancing safety practices. Dale brings over 40 years of diverse industry experience, including pipeline, telecommunications, road building, mining, facilities, and heavy industrial projects throughout North America.

40+ years with Ledcor

Divisional Executives

Quentin Huillery

QUENTIN HUILLERY is Chief Operating Officer of Civil Mining and Infrastructure. He provides broad oversight, support, and strategic direction to Ledcor’s heavy civil, mining, major projects, highway construction, and highway maintenance operations in Canada and the United States. Quentin graduated with distinction from the University of Alberta with a degree in Civil Engineering, and serves as a Board Director for the Canadian Construction Association and was recently the Chair of the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA).

20+ years with Ledcor

Ian Morris

IAIN MORRIS is Chief Operating Officer of Ledcor Technical Services and Construction where he is responsible for business operations in Canada and the US. Throughout his career, Ian has gained broad experience working in mining, civil construction, and telecommunications. After spending eight years as Vice President of Infrastructure Services, Iain held several leadership positions in the Pipeline, Technical Services and Construction divisions before assuming his current role. Iain graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Applied Science, Civil Engineering Degree.

15+ years with Ledcor

Russell Zirnhelt

RUSSELL ZIRNHELT is Executive Vice President of Ledcor Construction Limited. Leading our vertical building construction operations across Canada, Russell provides strategic support and guidance to our regional leadership teams. Since joining Ledcor in 2010, Russell has held progressively senior positions, including COO, Infrastructure Developments, where he supported many large-scale, complex construction projects, including public-private partnership projects for our Construction, LTS, and Civil Infrastructure groups. Russell has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Victoria and a Master of Business Administration in Finance & Entrepreneurship from California State University.

10+ years with Ledcor

Senior Leadership

Sean Alger
SVP, Construction Services
15+ years

Ian Asselstine
SVP, Development, Properties
15+ years

Brian Barber
SVP, Prairies, Construction
10+ years

Myles Cane
SVP, Operations, Summit Air
10+ years

Kirk Chen
COO, Western Canada, Construction
30+ years

Ashwin Chitamun
SVP, Business Development, US,
Ledcor Technical Services
15+ years

Randy Daggitt
SVP, Civil, Mining & Infrastructure
18+ years

Jerrod Dersch
SVP, Operations
17+ years

Eric Gerlach
SVP, Hawaii, Properties
3+ years

Harminder Gill
SVP, Strategy, Ledcor Group
10+ years

Tim Goddard
SVP, Finance
4+ years

Amardeep Grewal 
SVP, Ontario
2+ years

Farran Hobbs
SVP, Services & Operations, Ledcor Technical Services
10+ years

Ryan Hodgson
SVP, Industrial
10+ years

David Hoff
SVP, Government Relations & Community Investment
10+ years

Gary Lewis
COO, Central Canada, Construction
30+ years

Tom Lofaro
Chief Legal Officer
15+ years

Michael Murray
SVP, US Infrastructure
8+ years

Brad Mytko
SVP, Ledcor Contractors
5+ years

Stacey Norman
SVP, Human Resources
2+ years

John Santry
SVP, Development, Properties
4+ years

Greg Sieg
SVP & Chief Information Officer
15+ years

Rob Stinchcombe
SVP, P3 & Design-Build, Construction
30+ years

Dan Tobin
SVP, Pipeline
15+ years

Ferdi Van De Kuijlen
SVP, Marine
5+ years

Andrew Voysey
COO, Investments & Finance, Properties
10+ years 

Lane Zirnhelt
COO, Summit Aviation
5+ years