We are more than just paving. Family-Owned Capital Paving is a large Civil Contractor in South Western Ontario, Proudly Serving clients since 1982. We specialize in high-quality asphalt production and laydown, site development work, road construction and rehabilitation, underground utilities, concrete work, aggregate supply and install. Capital Paving has been built on the principals of efficiency, quality and integrity.
Capital Paving is proud to have been one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2010. We became a Platinum Winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2017 and has re-qualified each year since. The company looks forward to maintaining this status for years to come and is inordinately grateful for what the Best Managed program has provided for the organization.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Geoffrey Stephens is the CEO of Capital Paving and he has over 30 year of experience in the industry. Geoffrey started from the ground up, working in all sectors of Capital. Geoffrey takes pride in his business and leadership skills he attained through his Business Administration degree from Georgian College. Capital Paving is a second generation family owned business and has grown significantly over the years.
Geoffrey has also expanded his interest in the infrastructure industry by investing in Fowler and is one of only two shareholders in the company. Together the two companies employ over 800 employees.
Jim Kelly is the President of Capital Paving and a licensed Professional Engineer with over 36 years’ experience in the construction business. Jim is a graduate of St Francis Xavier University and Technical University of Nova Scotia. He has a managerial background in provincial, municipal, ICI and private heavy civil construction projects. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association and sits on the Board of Directors as a member at large.
Jim is also a member of the Board of Advisors for CPATT at the University of Waterloo as well as the current President of the Central Southwest Heavy Civil Construction Association and a Past President of the Conestoga Heavy Construction Association.
Construction Operations Manager
Rob is the the Construction Operations Manager and 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 19-year term at Capital. These projects include: interchange construction, highway widening, highway resurfacing, highway reconstruction, grade separation, intersection improvements, rail corridor management, major utility relocation, dewatering and culvert installation, etc.
Infrastructure and Development Manager
Evan is the Infrastructure and Development Manager, and along with Rob Munro is responsible for the day-to-day construction operations and Capital Paving. Evan’s primary focus is the growth and development of the Sewer and Watermain Division, as well as generating new business opportunities in the municipal and ICI sectors.
Evan is a graduate of civil engineering program at McMaster University and a member in good standing of the Professional Engineers of Ontario. He is a current member of the board of directors at the Conestoga Heavy Construction Association (CHCA) as the Social Director.
Rob is the Estimating Manager with more than 30 years of construction experience, having started on a paving crew after graduating from Mohawk College with a diploma in civil engineering. In 2000, Rob joined the Capital team as an Estimator, and today he leads the Estimating Department. Having more than a decade of field work under his belt uniquely positions Rob to mentor and develop new and experienced estimators. He is also a member of Capital’s Senior Construction Operations Team and a member in good standing with OACETT.
Mark is the Quality Control Manager at Capital Paving. Mark has 24 years of experience with the production and testing of aggregate, asphalt, and concrete products. He has received training and certification from the American Concrete Institute (ACI), Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCIL), Asphalt Institute, John Emery Geotechnical Engineering Asphalt Technology Course, and Ashbrooke Quality Assurance International. Mark currently sits on the Ontario Asphalt Pavement Council (OAPC) Technical Committee and the Ontario Stone Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) Specifications Committee.
Operational Engagement & Innovation Manager
Leslie is the Operational Engagement & Innovation Manager for Capital Paving and is primarily responsible to provide Strategic Leadership to a multi-disciplinary team. Leslie started in the industry as a labourer and has moved up the channels to be inaugural part of the Capital Senior Leadership Team. She is currently involved with The Legacy Builders Program with GVCA, Women in Construction, and many different speaking & panel engagements within the community and industry. Feel free to contact her directly for any opportunities to work with Capital Paving in the Community and Business.
John is the Asphalt Operations Manager at Capital Paving and is a member of Capital’s Senior Construction Operations Team. John is a graduate of the Civil Engineering Technology program at Conestoga College and is a Certified Engineering Technician with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists. As the Asphalt Operations Manager, John manages the production, transportation, and placement of all asphalt material at Capital Paving.
Director of Lands & Resources
George is the Director of Lands & Resources for Capital and is primarily responsible for all land related activities, managing and acquiring aggregate resources, ensuring environmental permits/approvals are in place, and securing the company’s energy needs. George has a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Toronto Metropolitan 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 and was Chair of the Board in 2020. He also serves as a Director on the Boards of The Ontario Aggregate Resources Corporation (TOARC) and the Grand River Conservation Foundation (GRCF).
Curtis is the Controller at Capital Paving Inc and is responsible for our finances. Through the implementation of comprehensive control processes surrounding our finances, Capital is a successful contractor, providing a high-quality product to our clients.
In 2014, the ownership team at Capital Paving became a fifty percent shareholder of Fowler Construction. Fowler Construction is a Northern Ontario-based construction company in the Muskoka area.
Our two companies now have a strong operational link to offer the highest quality products over a much larger geographic area.