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    Meet the Team

We Are Mission Group

Our Real Estate Development Team

Guided by our values, our experienced real estate development team has vision and passion for the well-being of our communities and the future of our city.

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Executive Team

Jonathan Friesen

Jonathan Friesen

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Born in Japan and a global citizen, Jonathan has led development teams for 30 years.

Randall Shier 1

Randall Shier

CEO

Randy’s 30+ years of architecture and development experience brings a keen perspective to the Okanagan landscape.

Luke Turri 1

Luke Turri

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

A constant champion of progressive urban development and Kelowna born-and-raised, Luke leads Mission Group’s day-to-day operations.

HR, Administration & Executive Support

Debbie Rehm 1

Debbie Rehm

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

Debbie’s background in Human Resources has helped the company recruit, develop, and retain a first-class team of dedicated employees.

Chantelle Funk 1

Chantelle Funk

RECEPTIONIST

Tania Salamanca 1

Tania Salamanca

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Born in Mexico City, Tania migrated to Quebec later in childhood. She is a dynamic polyglot who brings a wealth of expertise in governance, policy, and strategy to Mission Group.

Development

Lisa Lock 1

Lisa Lock

VICE PRESIDENT DEVELOPMENT

Lisa has been contributing to the betterment of communities as a real estate development executive for the past 20 years.

Carrie Dawson 1

Carrie Dawson

ASSISTANT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Carrie is a Registered Interior Designer and has been in the design industry for 11 years. She finds great satisfaction in seeing our communities come to life.

Arpan Kandola 1

Arpan Kandola

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Kelowna born-and-raised, Arpan is an entrepreneurial minded individual with passion for real estate development and brings energy to our development team.

Construction

Dan Greene 1

Dan Greene

VICE PRESIDENT CONSTRUCTION

Daniel's extensive experience in residential, commercial, and institutional development provides beneficial insight for communities from conception to final product.

Jason Burleigh 1

Jason Burleigh

SAFETY MANAGER

Jason has been helping companies be proactive in the health and safety field for 11 years and continues to push for better.

Clayton Calder

Clayton Calder

ASSISTANT SITE SUPERINTENDENT

Clayton utilizes his 34 years of construction experience in providing quality workmanship and ensures the safety of his team.

Graham Chatwin 1

Graham Chatwin

DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGER

Graham has enjoyed 35+ years in construction, bolstering his view that all-inclusive teamwork and keen attention to detail are powerful qualities.

Raquel Dusseault 1

Raquel Dusseault

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Highly organized with a passion for detail, Raquel enjoys coordinating every aspect of the building process with natural enthusiasm.

Gary Klassen 1

Gary Klassen

SENIOR SITE MANAGER

Gary lends 28 years of experience in various construction projects, guiding and mentoring from start to completion.

Ken Wiens 1

Ken Wiens

PROJECT MANAGER

Having been in construction his entire adult life spanning single family, multi family and commercial developments, Ken's desire has been to bring the total plan together.

Jay Michie 1

Jay Michie

FINISHING SUPERINTENDENT

Jay supports the Site Superintendent from drywall to move-in and continues to work with the service team until the customer is happy.

Guy Arpin 1

Guy Arpin

SITE SUPERINTENDENT

Guy has worked for over 35 years in the construction industry as a labourer, carpenter, foreman, and site superintendent.

Marc Monami 1

Marc Monami

CONSTRUCTION WORKER

Marc has over 15 years experience in renovations, telehandler operations, First Aid, and labour.

Riley Chamberlain 1

Riley Chamberlain

CONSTRUCTION WORKER

Riley strives to create finished masterpieces that not only please the eye but also hold to the Mission Group standard.

Rhonda Greggain 1

Rhonda Greggain

PROJECT MANAGER

With 25+ years of following her dreams, Rhonda's love of design, architecture, and construction shines through her work.

Janik Blewett 1

Janik Blewett

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Janik proudly works with our construction teams to successfully manage resources and information.

Danilo Mueller 1

Danilo Mueller

SITE SUPERINTENDENT

Born in Germany, Danilo became a carpenter apprentice at 16. He moved to Canada with his family in 2007 and has been with Mission Group for 9 years.

Joel Broman

LEAD HAND

With 40+ years of experience in framing and forming, Joel performs carpentry and crane work, and supervises the subtrades and first aid.

Nima Thabendran 1

Nima Thabendran

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Nima's comes from an educational background in Civil Engineering and exposure to industrial and residential construction. She is always passionate about learning and gaining new experiences.

Chris Pierre 1

Chris Pierre

CONSTRUCTION WORKER

Chris, a strong team player, works alongside a very talented group and strives to make his colleagues' jobs easier.

David Siebring 1

David Siebring

ASSISTANT SITE SUPERINTENDENT

David has 15 years experience in construction, managing various tasks from start to finish of building a community.

David Spradlin 1

David Spradlin

CONSTRUCTION WORKER

David is an integral part of our construction team and is involved in the construction of our communities from start to finish.

Eric Trudel 1

Eric Trudel

LEAD HAND / CSO

After sustaining a major back injury, Eric took his 15+ years of carpentry experience and turned his focus to Construction Safety and First Aid, attaining his CSO designation from BCIT.

Ron Baird 1

Ron Baird

SERVICE TECHNICIAN

With 20 years of warranty technician experience in many areas of construction, Ron provides pre-occupancy and occupancy work ensuring quality repairs.

Kevin Gowland 1

Kevin Gowland

WARRANTY SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Kevin’s 20+ years as a Red Seal Carpenter and detail to finishing work will ensure a quality finished new home for you.

Dan Martynov 1

Dan Martynov

PROJECT MANAGER

With over 11 years in concrete and high-rise construction, and the son of an engineer and architect, Dan brings his expertise from Vancouver.

Sidney Sheppard 1

Sidney Sheppard

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Family history in construction ignited Sidney's passion to pursue Interior Design and further her career with a B.Sc. in Construction Project Management.

Brian Golberg 1

Brian Golberg

ESTIMATOR

With 20+ years experience across the Okanagan, Middle East, and Africa, Brian leads our estimation group and brings a global perspective.

Aqua Boat Club

Austin Friesen 1

Austin Friesen

OPERATIONS MANAGER, AQUA MARINE VALET

Born Canadian, raised Caymanian, and educated in California, Austin manages Aqua Marine Valet and has worked in the marine industry for 10 years.

Marketing

Information Technology

Alex Suleiman 1

Alex Suleiman

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION OFFICER

With more than two decades of experience, as CTIO, Alex leads the technology development and strategic direction at Mission Group.

Leasing & Acquisitions

Jeremy Dawn 1

Jeremy Dawn

DIRECTOR OF LEASING AND ACQUISITIONS

Sales

Jessica Sorrell 1

Jessica Sorrell

DIRECTOR OF SALES & CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

With 15+ years in real estate experience, Jessica has a passion for people and building relationships.

Teresa Sommerfeld 1

Teresa Sommerfeld

HOMEOWNER & SALES LIAISON

With a strong work ethic, Teresa tries to give all customers the best experience possible, and truly cares about people.

Finance

Steve Abel 1

Steve Abel

FINANCIAL ANALYST & RENTAL PROJECT MANAGER

As a CPA, Steve contributes to the planning and execution of a growing portfolio of revenue producing real estate.

Tracy Welch 1

Tracy Welch

CONTROLLER

Tracy has over 20 years of experience working in finance for construction companies, with the last 10 years at Mission Group.

Nancy Schofield 1

Nancy Schofield

ACCOUNTING & CORPORATE RECORDS CLERK

Nancy has been working in accounting for several years and aspires to work toward her CPA.

Katelyn Steenwyk 1

Katelyn Steenwyk

ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT

With a background in customer service and accounting, Katelyn is currently going to school to earn her CPA designation.

Property Management

Troy Adams 1

Troy Adams

BUILDINGS OPERATION MANAGER

Wayne Stewart 1

Wayne Stewart

MAINTENANCE

Wayne is a Mission Group veteran having worked on our communities with us for nearly 15 years.

A Team of Builders with Vision

We build housing and develop neighbourhoods that provide a sense of community and culture.

Since 2004, Mission Group has been contributing to the evolution of Kelowna’s urban landscape, guided by our diverse team of managers and staff who are proud to call Kelowna home.

When you purchase a Mission Group home, know that you are contributing to our promise to Build It Forward.

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