Capital has been able to recruit some of the highest quality of employees in the industry. We thrive to find the highest quality of people. Our full-time construction supervisory/management staff individually average over 20 years of experience in the industry. Many of Capital's employees have post-secondary educations, many with professional designations including four Professional Engineers, two full-time EIT's, four Certified Engineering Technologists, a Certified Engineering Technician, a Certified Payroll Manager and a Chartered Professional Accountant. Capital regularly hires engineering students during the summer from local colleges and universities to fill out our teams and provide training for the future.
Geoffrey Stephens - is the President and CEO of Capital Paving and has been involved in the heavy civil construction industry for his entire life, working with his father at a young age. Geoffrey has proven leadership skills attained through his Business Administration degree from Georgian College. In 2010, Geoffrey was recognized by the Richard Ivey School of Business as one of the top 40 entrepreneurs in Canada and was selected to be a part of their Quantum Shift program. He received the Colleges Ontario Premier's Award for Business in 2011. Geoffrey is currently the First Vice President of the Ontario Road Builders Association and is the incoming President for 2017.
Jim Kelly, P.Eng - has worked for Capital Paving for over 30 years and is currently the Vice-President/General Manager. Jim oversees all construction operations, as well as estimating staff and submissions. As Vice-President, Jim uses his extensive specialized knowledge of heavy civil construction to provide leadership to department staff. He is responsible for the financial performance of the construction division, estimating division, health and safety department, and the quality control department.
Jim received his Civil Engineering degree from Technical University of Nova Scotia and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.
Larry Wilson, P.Eng - is the Vice President of Continuous Improvement and Innovation with over 31 years at Capital, working in all areas of the company. Larry is responsible across all sectors of the organization and uses his strong leadership ability and technical skills to ensure Capital is continually adopting the most innovative processes, techniques, and technologies available in the industry. He is responsible for capital investments for all processes and equipment.
Larry has a Bachelors of Civil Engineering Degree from University of Windsor and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.
Stephanie Adams - is the Executive Assistant at Capital. Stephanie has a Bachelor of Arts, English Literature and Language, from the University of Western Ontario and a decade of experience in Europe prior to starting at Capital. Stephanie is a member of the Association of Administrative Assistants.
Land & Resources
George Lourenco, P.Eng - is the Resource Manager for Capital and is primarily responsible for all land related activities, managing & acquiring aggregate resources, ensuring all environmental permits/approvals are in place, and securing the company's energy needs. George has a Bachelor's of Civil Engineering Degree from Ryerson University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario. George is also very active in the aggregate industry and community related initiatives. He currently serves as Director on the Board of the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association as well as a Director on the Board of the Grand River Conservation Foundation.
Rob Guardiero - is a Senior Estimator with over 17 years experience in estimating at Capital. Rob has over 27 years experience in heavy civil construction starting with a diploma in Civil Engineering, then working his way up through the crews learning all aspects of construction. Rob is currently a member in good standing with OACETT.
Jeff Carnegie - is an estimator with Capital and has been working in the Heavy Civil Construction industry for over 8 years. He has worked on many projects in the MTO, Municipal, and ICI sectors. He is always ready for a challenge and looks for new ways to help improve himself as well as Capital. Jeff is currently a member in good standing with OACETT, and is currently pursuing his C.E.T. designation. Jeff graduated from Fanshawe College with a Construction Engineering Diploma.
Rob Munro, C.E.T - is in a senior management role in Capital Paving’s Construction Division as the Construction Operations Manager. He is responsible for managing all major public and private contracts, as well as ensuring the financial stability of the division itself. Rob works closely with resource managers, quality control managers, project managers and supervisors to facilitate the successful completion of each project Capital undertakes.
Rob has completed projects ranging in size, scope, complexity, and profile throughout his 17 year term at Capital. Such project scopes include: interchange construction, highway widening, highway resurfacing, highway reconstruction, grade separation, intersection improvements, rail corridor management, major utility relocation, dewatering and culvert installation, etc.
Rob is a member in good standing of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists and a CCA Gold Seal Candidate. Rob is a Program Advisory Committee (P.A.C.) member for Conestoga Colleges Civil Engineering program and Co-Chair of the Heavy Equipment Operators P.A.C.
Sewer & Watermain Infrastructure Manager
Derek Goddard, C.E.T - is in a senior management role in Capital Paving's Sewer and Watermain Division as the manager for the group. Derek is responsible for establishment, development and operations of this business unit.
Derek has completed various complex sewer and watermain projects up to $55 Million in value over his 25 years in the industry.
Derek is a past chairman of various committees of the Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association.
John Theriault - is the Aggregate and Asphalt Plant Manager, responsible for the operations of the pits and asphalt plant. John ensures the plants are working at optimal performance, providing the high quality materials we deliver to our projects and our customers.
Mark Latyn - is the Quality Manager at Capital Paving. Mark has 22 years of practical experience with the production and testing of aggregate, asphalt, and concrete products. He has received comprehensive training and certification from the American Concrete Institute (ACI), Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCIL), Asphalt Institute, John Emery Geotechnical Engineering Limited, and Ashbrooke Quality Assurance International. Mark currently sits on the Ontario Hot Mix Producer (OHMPA) Technical Committee.
Health & Safety
Rick Feddema, CCOHS - is the Health & Safety/Risk & Loss Manager, responsible for ensuring Capital exceeds industry safety targets. Rick is an integral team member that has lead Capital to our record of zero-lost time injuries, zero fatalities, and zero critical injuries over the last 5 years. Rick is an active member on the ORBA Health and Safety Committee.
Kerry-Anne Janes, CPA, CA - is the controller at Capital responsible for our organizations finances. Through implementation of comprehensive control processes surrounding our finances Capital is able to be a successful contractor, providing a high quality product to our clients.