Our valued relationships with our customers, employees, partners, and contractors are built on our leadership.

LEADERSHIP

Gene Dobie, President

Gene first came to Fort McMurray as an employee of Bond-a-Ply in 1976, shortly after the permanent office was established. In 1988, he joint ventured with the Van Spronsen family of Dawson Creek, BC. Gene is a Journeyman in Sheet Metal & Roofing, and his educational and training background includes Business Management, Communications and Human Relations, WCB Post Injury Loss Reduction, and CCA Gold Seal Project Management. Gene oversees all aspects of business including planning and development, customer, labour, and public relations, financial stewardship and profitability, community involvement, contract & legal requirements, providing the means for safety and quality performance, and establishing, maintaining and improving policies and guidelines. Gene has managed such projects as the RMWB MRF expansion, ABB Office and Warehouse, Terracon Geotechnique office complex (including green roof!), Horse River Wildfire Residential Rebuilds, and countless oil sands projects.

 

FUN FACT:  Gene enjoys traveling to the Caribbean and at 60 years old still plays tennis and snowboards on a regular basis!

Jason King, Senior Project Superintendent

Jason joined the Genron family in 1994. He is a journeyman Sheet Metal and Iron Worker, a CWB Welding Supervisor, and took Better Supervision and Leadership for Safety Excellence training. Jason is responsible for Site management, including planning, organizing, directing and controlling execution, scheduling, project administration, labour management, quality assurance, cost control, and providing support to estimators. Jason has worked on such projects as RMWB Fire Hall No. 1 Renovation, ABB Office and Warehouse, Wood Buffalo Housing Commercial Center, Terracon Geotechnique Office Complex, and many oil sands projects.

Jeramie Dobie, Senior Project Superintendent

Jeramie is a Journeyman Iron Worker who joined the Genron family in 2005. His additional education includes a Project Management Certification, Leadership for safety excellence, and Better Supervision training. Jeramie is responsible for Site management, including planning, organizing, directing and controlling execution, scheduling, project administration, labour management, quality assurance, cost control, and providing support to estimators. Jeramie has worked on such projects as the RMWB MRF expansion, ABB Office and Warehouse, Wood Buffalo Housing Commercial Centre, Horse River Wildfire Residential Rebuilds, and many oil sands projects.

 

FUN FACT: I was born and raised in Fort McMurray, so I've been in the Genron Family for decades! I used to spend summer holidays from high school on a roofing crew, I think I ran my first tar pot at 15 years old... don't miss that much.

Kevin Murphy, Roofing Superintendent

Kevin is a Journeyman Red Seal Roofer who joined the Genron family in 2007. Kevin’s additional training includes HAGG Commercial Inspection certification, Rigging certification, Better Supervision training, Soprema PAC + S Roofing certification, Carlisle Single Ply certification, CSTS, OSSA, and First Aid Training. Kevin is responsible for site management including planning, organizing, directing, and controlling execution, safety, scheduling, labour management and foreman support, quality assurance, and estimating support. Kevin has worked on countless roofing projects over the last decade including Keyano College, River Park Glen Condo Complex, Jubilee Centre, Westwood High School, Eagle Ridge Condos, RMWB Snye Point PA Building, and various school and oil sands projects.

FUN FACT: Kevin started his first summer job as a Farmer at just 10 years old, entered his first motor cross race at 13, and began his Roofing career in 1986! Kevin married his highschool sweetheart, loves playing guitar, and is thankful to be a part of the Genron team.

Craig Alexander, Project Manager

Craig joined the Genron family in 1997. Craig is a Certified Engineering Technologist with the Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists, holds a CAD Diploma of Technology, a Mineral Technology Diploma, and a Moisture Control Certificate. Craig is responsible for planning and development, customer, labour, and public relations, contract and legal requirements, financial stewardship and profitability, community involvement, and providing the means for safety and quality performance. Craig has been at the helm of many projects, including RMWB Fire Hall No.1 renovations, RMWB Regional Fall Protection, Stanton Hospital Roofing in Yellowknife, NT, and countless oil sands projects.

FUN FACT: Craig enjoys the outdoors, hunting, camping and spending time with his family. Once winter rolls around, you can usually find him at the hockey rink cheering on his two boys in their hockey games!

Mark Cramm, Project Manager

Mark is a Journeyman Sheet Metal Worker who joined the Genron family in 1998. His additional education includes HAGG Commercial Inspector certification, a certificate in Computer Aided Drafting, a certificate in Basic Drafting, RCI Roof Technology and Science Training, Better Supervision training, Safety Leadership Training, Principles of Health and Safety, WHMIS training and Auditor training. Mark is responsible for planning and development, customer, labour, and public relations, contract and legal requirements, financial stewardship and profitability, community involvement, and providing the means for safety and quality performance. He has been at the helm of such projects as Operating Engineers Lock 955 Building Renovation, Holy Trinity and Ecole McTavish schools wall cladding, Elsie Yannick, Dave McNeilly, and Christina Gordon schools roofing, Islamic Centre roofing, and numerous oil sands projects.

Tanya Boutilier, Architectual Technologist

Tanya joined the Genron family in 2017. She has a Diploma in Architecture, a Certificate in Survey Theory and Calculations, a Certificate in Pre-Technology, and an Advanced Autocad Certificate. Since joining the team, Tanya has primarily worked on Horse River Wildfire Residential Rebuilds.

FUN FACT: Tanya has no front teeth! She fell off a skateboard and broke them when she was 10 years old. Sometimes the caps she now has come loose, and even come out. Her kids find it funny every time!

Jim Cullihall, HSE Senior Coordinator

Jim joined the Genron family as our HSE Senior Coordinator in 2011. Jim has a long list of certifications and qualifications, including WCB Claims Management, ACSA Construction Safety Officer and Construction Safety Administration designations, ASCA Leadership for Safety Excellence, ACSA Principles of Health and Safety Management, WHMIS Train the Trainer, Rigging Instructor, COR Auditor, and OH&S Law. Jim takes care of safety and environment, loss management, orientation and training, incident investigation, work site inspections, WCB claims management, and numerous other fields. As his scope of work evolves and changes on a near daily basis, Jim continues to educate himself in all related fields. Jim has been onboard for major projects including Horse River Wildfire Residential rebuilds, RMWB MRF expansion, Wood Buffalo Housing Commercial Center, and numerous oil sands projects.

Brenda Gaudet, Office Manager/Accounts Receivable

Brenda joined the Genron family in 2000. She has a diploma in Business Accounting. Brenda is responsible for overseeing much of the general operation of the office, including payroll, accounts receivable, subcontract management, general bookkeeping, and job costing. During her time with Genron, there hasn’t been a project that Brenda didn’t have a hand in thanks to her role in the company.

 

FUN FACT:  Brenda loooves Bacon!

Tara Sutton, Accounts Payable

Tara joined the Genron family in 2008 and has gained extensive experience in her role as Accounts Payable. She exhibits great attention to detail and is very efficient in her work. Tara has worked with several external programs including TAC and SAP and is very proficient in completing daily LEM’s for time and material work. Tara has also gained experience in the payroll department since working with Genron.


FUN FACT: When Tara came to Genron, she was a Journeyman Hairstylist.

Caitlyn Frenette, Reception/Office Administration

Caitlyn joined the Genron family in 2015 and has a diploma in Business Administration/Accounting. Caitlyn has a pleasant personality in representing Genron when greeting customers & clients both in person and on the phone. Her general duties include receiving calls and forwarding messages, sorting and distributing mail, booking flights and travel arrangements, managing inventory and ordering supplies, and daily bank deposits.

FUN FACT: Caitlyn dreams of owning a modified barn to fill with cats and run a rescue!

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THE GENRON WAY

This is how we build better projects.

INNOVATION

We align our tools in our technology toolbet to support your needs of your project with the latest materials, techniques and delivery methods.

SAFETY

Safety is at the core of Genron's corporate philosophy, it is our duty to ensure each employee and job site is a safe environment.

QUALITY

We build quality into your project every step of the way following a prescribed method of collaboration, inspections and quality audits.

RELATIONSHIPS

No job can get done without people, we ensure we have valued relationships with our clients, employees, partners, contractors and community.