Investor Relations

Executive Team Bios

d_lemayDavid LeMay, MBA
President, Chief Executive Officer & Interim COO, Buildings Group
Stuart Olson

Mr. LeMay was appointed President & CEO effective June 1, 2013. Prior to that David served as President & COO from July 2012 to May 31, 2013.

Previously, David was President of Stuart Olson Industrial Group, which provides integrated products and services on behalf of the industrial sector for the company. Mr. LeMay has also served as President and COO of Stuart Olson’s Laird Electric Inc. subsidiary.

During his 25 years in the construction industry Mr. LeMay has been involved in all aspects of the field from estimating through project management.

David is a licensed construction electrician and has an MBA from Queens University.


j_decoreJoette Decore, MBA, B.Sc.
Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development
Stuart Olson

Ms. Decore joined Stuart Olson in 2008 and was appointed Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development in June 2015. Joette has held various executive positions at Stuart Olson including Vice President, Human Resources; Vice President, Corporate Development; and most recently Vice President, Strategy and Development.

Joette was formerly a management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers for eight years, assisting clients in corporate restructurings and performance management, particularly with clients in the construction industry. Previous to this, she worked as an engineer in the mining industry.

Ms. Decore holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Queen’s University and a MBA from the University of Alberta.


DeanHeadshotDean Beacon
Interim, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Beacon was appointed Interim, Chief Financial Officer in September 2019.

Previously, Dean was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Canexus. Dean joined Canexus in 2012 as Treasurer and Director, Risk Management, and then became Vice President Strategy, Risk and Business Development in 2014, prior to his appointment to Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer in 2015.

Prior to joining Canexus, Dean held senior positions responsible for treasury, finance, risk management and marketing. Dean also brings experience from the banking industry, having previously worked at two of Canada's major banks.


Bob-MylesBob Myles
Chief Operating Officer
Stuart Olson Industrial

Mr. Myles was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Stuart Olson Industrial Group in January 2016. For over 25 years, Bob’s career has focused on the Canadian industrial sector in oil and gas, power and midstream markets.

Prior to joining Stuart Olson, Bob held a number of executive roles, including Managing Director, Energy at ATCO Ltd.; President, ATCO Pipelines; President, ATCO Energy Solutions; and most recently, President and CEO of an industrial mechanical company.

Mr. Myles is currently on the Board of Directors for Alberta WaterSMART; a company committed to improving water management in Alberta. He is also a past Director and Chairman of the Canadian Energy Pipelines Association, and a past Director of both the Petroleum Joint Venture Association and the Canadian Gas Processors Association.

Bob holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics


John Krill, P.Eng, MBA
President & Chief Operating Officer
Canem Systems Ltd.

Mr. Krill was appointed the President of Canem Systems in April 2017. For over 30 years, John’s career has focused on utility and multi-trade services within the Canadian commercial and industrial sectors.

Prior to joining Canem Systems, John held a number of senior and executive roles, including Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of Operations, and General Manager Service for a large, integrated multi-trade company.

John is the past Chairman of the Board of Directors for Woodstock Hydro Services Inc., and a past Director, Operations Support for Reliance Home Comfort. He is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario and a former member of Conestoga College's Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Program Advisory Committee.

Mr. Krill holds a MBA from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Business School, and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Paul-Polson-headshotPaul Polson, FRAIC
Senior Vice President Business Development & Community Engagement
Stuart Olson

Mr. Polson became Senior Vice President Business Development & Community Engagement in June 2014. Prior to this, Paul was Vice President of Stuart Olson Building’s Group from 2001-2014.

Paul is an Architect by profession and throughout his career has been an active contributor to the business and development sectors, having been involved in significant architectural projects across Western Canada. His extensive resume attests to his proven expertise in construction management, strategic planning, financial and business acumen.

Paul was admitted to the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s College of Fellows in 1990 and was Dean from 2005 to 2010. A strong believer in giving back to the community, Paul is currently on the Board of Directors for the Calgary Stampede, a board member for Theatre Calgary, and is a member of the Dean’s advisory council for the faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary and SAIT Polytechnic.


Richard Stone,
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Mr. Stone joined Stuart Olson as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in November, 2016.

Previously, Richard practiced corporate commercial law at Bennett Jones LLP for 10 years where he was a partner shortly before joining Stuart Olson. He also spent two years as the Vice-President, Legal and Corporate Secretarial at the ATCO Group.

Prior to his legal career Richard worked in the aerospace industry holding progressively senior leadership positions at Canadian Airlines and MTU Maintenance. Richard has extensive knowledge across several industries and provides the balance between technical legal expertise and practical business management.

Mr. Stone holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), as well as a Bachelor of Commerce, International Business, both from the University of British Columbia.