with your nominee’s information and return RISING The Alberta Roadbuilders are pleased to present
New to ARHCA, the Rising Stars Program is
New to the ARHCA, the Rising Stars Program is designed to promote the next
designed to promote the next generation of leaders.
generation of leaders. These are the most influential young people in business-
These are the most influential young people
in business – the outstanding leaders, the best and
Please help ARHCA congratulate these Rising Stars:
• meaningful contribution to the industry or ARHCA via committee work
Matthew Bullock, Project Coordinator,
Ledcor Highways Ltd.
Matthew is a rising young employee that is very interested
in the highway construction industry in Alberta. He is
curious and eager to learn every part of our industry and
does research on how we can sustain our business going
forward. He is well liked and respected by his peers in the
office and in the field. He always supports those who have
questions and is quick to lend a helping hand. Matt has
a good reputation with the consultants in the industry as
well as Alberta Transportation.
Darryl Conroy, Vice President of Operations,
Borger Group of Companies
Darryl’s display of strength and perseverance speaks
highly to his drive. When faced with adversity and hardship
Darryl continued to rise to the occasion, holding
strong leadership of his company and, most importanty,
his family. Colleagues describe Darryl as extraordinary,
a born leader who supports his team and offers a helping
hand to anyone in need. It does not matter who you
are, where you come from, if Darryl can help, he will.
His humbling attitude and never faltering spirit drive his
employees to come to work and mirror his work ethic.
Maron Green, Director of Business Development,
JAPA Machinery Group
Maron has played a key role in the establishment and
growth of JAPA Machinery Group. She actually began
working in our accounts payable and receivables while
she was completing her degree in international business.
After her graduation, she was a key member of our negotiation
team with XCMG – the seventh biggest equipment
manufacturer in the world – to establish their first North
Maron is tremendously hard-working, intelligent
and extremely tough. In a sometimes male-dominated
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industry, she has gained the trust of all kinds of customers
with an honest, straightforward attitude and a focus
on customer service. She has grown JAPA’s customer base
by attracting new business with smart initiatives. She has
a bright future in the Alberta Construction industry. She
would be an outstanding selection for rising star.
the outstanding leaders, the best and the brightest.
Consider employees who have had:
• a strong business impact
Shaun Hopkins, Project Manager, Kidco Construction
Kidco Construction would like to recognize one of our
dynamic young project managers. On a daily basis,
Shaun demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities. He
has gained the respect and trust of not only his peers, but
also Kidco’s clients. In his current role, as Kidco’s project
manager for the Southwest Calgary Ring Road, Shaun is
responsible for coordinating Kidco’s onsite earthworks.
This includes creating and monitoring construction
schedules, developing work plans to ensure construction
activities are aligned with the general contractor’s schedule
relative position in the industry or growth potential
know someone who fits the bill?
and coordinating approximately 150 pieces of equipment.
With Shaun’s experience in the field, estimating
at the ARHCA Annual Convention & Expo in Banff
and project delivery, he has the ability to understand and
foresee issues and react in a timely and organized manner.
Shaun is not only a future leader within Kidco but,
in time, he will also be recognized a as a leader within
the Calgary heavy civil construction industry. Shaun is
indeed, a rising star!
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Jenna Klynstra, PR Manager, ARHCA
Jenna Klynstra is a key team member for the ARHCA.
She started as a policy analyst and has advanced to be our
Public Relations Manager. Jenna grew up in the industry
and has many fond memories of coming to the convention.
She encompasses the family values of roadbuilders.
Her years of hockey has taught her the definition of
team player and she delivers that in the office every day.
Her commitment and dedication to industry is something
to note. She continuously strives for improvement
and pushes people around her to be their best. Her team
admires her problem-solving mentality. She identifies the
problems that prevent a project from moving forward successfully
and immediately begins working on solutions or
alternatives. She demonstrates creativity and resourcefulness
to aid in coming up with workable and innovative
solutions in the workplace. Jenna is a great asset to us!
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