Jay Frederickson is an exceptional leader who brings a wealth of knowledge to the role of President. He is known industry wide to have a proven track record of exceptional performance and a reputation of one who develops strong teams and individuals. Jay’s unique skills and experience will compliment an already strong group of employees at
Harold Manifold joined the Expocrete team in October 2010 and continuously offers his unique blend of management and engineering skills to the senior management team and manufacturing division of the company.
A man of intellect and dedication, Manifold served over twenty years with Tree Island Industries in Richmond, B.C. as Director of North American operations, Operations Manager and Marketing Manager where he guided the daily activities of 350 employees operating on a seven day per week, 24 hour basis. While at Tree Island he was responsible for implementing new process monitoring and controls to stabilize product quality and reduce operating costs.
Manifold earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Western Ontario in 1985 and a B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 1980.
With over 26 years of leading sales performance experience, Bruce Dick’s quest for excellence has positioned him to lead a group of driven sales professionals within the Expocrete business model. Working with an aligned sales team selling and delivering innovative, sustainable concrete solutions to customers across Western Canada.
His flavorful personality and solid business technique demonstrate efficient and driven success in the industry.
Prior to becoming the VP Commercial Sales and Business Development, Dick was Chief Operating Officer with the original Expocrete for thee years, prior to the merger with CCI Industries. He was also Director of Commercial Sales at Epcor for 18 years, responsible for the Transportation and Operations divisions.
Dick has taken numerous executive management programs including studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Blackie (Arlene) Ochremchuk
Expocrete’s Health and Safety Officer Blackie Ochremchuk has spent most of her life dealing with people and crisis situations. Promoted to her current rank in October 2010, Ochremchuk has been the sole safety officer within Expocrete for the past 11 years but has been employed by the company since May 1997.
Starting her career as shipper/receiver, Ochremchuk, who is commonly referred to as Blackie, utilized her wealth of education and experience in nursing to nudge her towards her lifelong passion of caring for people and into her current role.
Ochremchuk’s experience, whether in operating rooms as an RNA, or on the plant floor, has developed her strong character to becoming tenaciously persistent and dedicated to inspiring Safety as a way of Life at Expocrete.