Our Team

Our dynamic team of project managers, engineers and tradespeople are professionally trained and certified.  Their technical skills are augmented by a disciplined approach to project management that ensures all demolition services are delivered as budgeted and scheduled.  Our skilled specialists use creative, innovative and systematic problem solving techniques to develop efficient methodologies and work plans that save our customers money and provide measurable returns on their investment.

Customer service is the most important aspect of our business.  We take pride in our track record of successfully completed projects and satisfied customers.  If you require advice, clarification or any additional information about a product or service we offer please give us a call or email one of the representatives listed below:

BC Office

Vince Alvernaz
Vice President / General Manager

Mr. Alvernaz has over 32 years of construction experience, with 24 of those years dedicated to the demolition industry.  He is experienced in multi-story building demolition involving implosions as well as conventional demolition.  Mr. Alvernaz has been involved in numerous demolition projects taking place in highly sensitive areas such as operating plants and over waterways requiring extensive environmental protection.  He is extremely proficient in selective building demolitions which include heritage protection, preservation and seismic upgrades.  With his many years of experience, Mr. Alvernaz brings creative and cost effective solutions to every project.

Dan Gaudette
Assistant General Manager / Senior Estimator

Mr. Gaudette has been in the construction industry for over 26 years with 18 of those years dedicated to the demolition industry. During which time he has gained a tremendous amount of experience in all facets of the demolition industry. He has extensive experience in large scale commercial shopping centre strip-outs, selective engineered demolition & large structural demolitions works.  His dedication to the demolition industry makes Mr. Gaudette a very important & valued member of our demolition team.

Ryan Livingstone
Estimator / Project Manager

Mr. Livingstone has been in the demolition industry since 2000, including 3 years of concrete cutting.  He brings a wealth of knowledge from his experience demolishing a control tower at a busy international airport, a broadcast facility at a world class convention center and working on the Olympic Village for the 2010 Winter Olympics.  Mr. Livingstone's experience working in highly sensitive / secure areas make him a valuable member of our team.

Katherine McCann
Project Manager / Estimator

Ms. McCann has been in the construction industry for over 15 years.  She has vast experience in large scale industrial, oil & gas and marine based project management in both Canada and the United Kingdom.  Her dedication to the demolition industry makes Ms.  McCann a very important & valued member of our demolition team.

Tomislav (Tom) Bagaric
Manager - Cutting & Coring Division

Mr. Bagaric has over 30 years of construction experience with 23 of those years dedicated exclusively to the concrete cutting industry.  He acquired his training in Europe, which is also where he received his certification for concrete cutting and diamond drilling.  Mr. Bagaric has significant experience in concrete cutting projects in operating commercial and industrial plants, and his expertise has proven invaluable on numerous environmentally sensitive projects.

Arne Johanson
Projects & Risks Manager

Mr. Johanson has been in the construction industry for over 37 years, with 15 of those years dedicated to the demolition industry.  He as previous experience in the surveying, building and engineering sectors, new build design construction, public works and legal surveying.  His varied background & knowledge keyed in with safety, detailed site safety planning skills, safety training programs, development of safe work procedures, code compliance reviews and safety inspections make Mr. Johanson an important member of the demolition division.

Nicolette Wilson
Divisional Safety Coordinator

Ms. Wilson has been involved in the health and safety industry for over 25 years.  She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every project.  Ms. Wilson’s numerous certifications, attention to detail and dedication to her crews have helped us achieve outstanding safety performances on the most challenging of projects.  Ms. Wilson’s common sense and no-nonsense approach have allowed her to gain the respect of her crews while ensuring we exceed the requirements of local safety authorities and customer-specific safe work policies.

Dale Shields
Projects & Bid Coordinator

Mr. Shields has over 30 years of experience in public and private sector commercial property management. He has extensive knowledge in capital planning, large scale and multi-facetted facility operations and high security facility operations.  Mr. Shields' detail orientated management style and creative solutions make him a valuable member of our team.

Tatyana Minkova
Divisional Controller

Ms. Minkova has been the Divisional Controller for our Demolition Division since 2011.  She has been employed in accounting and administration in the construction industry since 2005. 

Alberta Office

Brad Vanderkamer
Alberta Regional Manager-Estimator / Project Manager

Mr. Vanderkamer has been in the construction industry for over 20 years, with 18 of those years dedicated to the demolition industry.  He has managed challenging projects in functioning shopping malls, office buildings and a busy international airport.  Mr. Vanderkamer has been involved in numerous industrial and commercial projects ranging from strip-outs to selective and complete structural demolition.

Todd Carbone
Estimator/ Project Manager

Mr. Carbone has been in the construction industry for over 7 years, with over 6 years of experience dedicated to commercial and industrial demolition.  Prior to joining our Demolition Division, Mr. Carbone completed the demolition and reclamation of a uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan and earn the designation of Radiation Safety Officer.  Mr. Carbone also has extensive background in steel sales, management and recycling.

Audra Bruneski
Safety Coordinator/ Project Coordinator

Ms. Bruneski has worked in the demolition industry since 2005, with a focus on hazardous materials abatement.  She has worked on projects ranging from residential to industrial, in the role of Health & Safety Coordinator, and has also worked for a consulting firm, before joining Pacific in 2015.  Ms. Bruneski is a National Construction Safety Officer, and holds a Gold Seal for Safety Coordinators from the Canadian Construction Association. She is currently pursuing a Canadian Registered Safety Professional designation.