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Krawford Construction is one of the most experienced General Contractors in the Alberta construction industry, having proudly operated as a locally-owned company for over 40 years.  Our company's success is made possible because of our employees, whose skill, experience, and dedication is unmatched in the industry.

Tanasiuk, Terry

President

Terry Tanasiuk

President

Terry has worked in the construction industry since 1978 in the capacity of an estimator and project manager. He has performed a wide variety of work using many different contractual arrangements and for various user groups. The size of projects has ranged from $1,000 to $30,000,000.

He has been employed by Krawford since 1986 and became a Vice President and shareholder in 1992. As President, he is responsible for ensuring all projects are completed to the entire satisfaction of the client.

Hawkeswood, Stuart

VP - Construction

Stuart Hawkeswood

VP - Construction

Stuart has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry ranging from new construction to installation of custom woodwork, concrete forming, framing, interior finishing, and general renovation work. Stuart joined Krawford initially as a superintendent and was promoted to the position of Project Manager and in 2010 was promoted to V.P. – Construction.

Wengzynowski, Brad

Project Manager

Brad Wengzynowski

Project Manager

Brad has more than 15 years of experience in the construction industry. He has been responsible for the construction of many projects. Brad has experience in the coordination of projects in a fully operational facility. He is known as an excellent communicator and motivator of people and for his ability to coordinate a site to ensure the construction runs smoothly and efficiently.

Samborsky, Tony

Estimator/Project Manager

Tony Samborsky

Estimator/Project Manager

Tony is a skilled and experienced project manager, who is equally capable of delivering new construction projects and technically challenging renovations. In addition to his role as a project manager, Tony also assists the estimating team, where his thorough approach and attention to detail make him a valuable asset.

Zakordonski, Jordan

Project Manager

Jordan Zakordonski

Project Manager

Jordan completed the engineering co-op program from the University of Alberta with two years of work experience in the field and onsite construction projects. Since graduation he has worked for six years between Krawford Construction and a previous general contractor. He has been working in the construction industry since 2007 and his ambitiousness coupled with his exceptional communication skills and engineering background makes him a valuable asset to any project. Jordan’s project experience ranges from small commercial improvements, to medium sized design-build projects, to large mega-projects.

Hayduk, Dan

Project Manager

Dan Hayduk

Project Manager

Dan received his Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2007 and immediately started working in commercial construction. He has been a project manager for over 7 years and worked on numerous projects ranging from $5,000 to $330M projects in a large team setting. Dan has experience with stipulated sum and construction management projects, including both new construction and renovations. He has strong communication skills, and his engineering background compliments his drive for problem solving.

Swanson, Dan

Project Manager

Dan Swanson

Project Manager

Dan completed his CET at NAIT in April 2009. He joined the Krawford team in 2010 and has proven he is a skilled manager and problem solver who works efficiently in a variety of project delivery environments, including new construction, modernizations, and renovations.

Litun, Justin

Project Manager

Justin Litun

Project Manager

Justin joined Krawford Construction in 2007 and worked as a site superintendent and project coordinator before becoming a project manager. Justin recently received a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Management from Athabasca University, and is in the process of completing an MBA from the same institution.

McLachlan, Jennifer

Project Administrator/Safety Coordinator

Jennifer McLachlan

Project Administrator/Safety Coordinator

Jennifer has been with Krawford Construction for 10 years, and has over 15 years in construction administration. Jennifer is an invaluable resource to our project managers and plays an active role in a number of key company functions in our Calgary office including project administration, accounts payable/receivable, and safety.

Broughton, Noel

Project Manager

Noel Broughton

Project Manager

Noel joined Krawford’s team in early 2017, after 7 years in the construction industry as a Project Engineer and Manager with another general contractor, working in the mainly in the industrial sector. Noel graduated from the Civil Engineering program at the University of Alberta, and is a Professional Engineer registered with APEGA. Noel’s experience ranges from $5,000,000 concrete civil projects to $350,000,000 Design-Build contracts.

Tanasiuk, Ben

Project Manager

Ben Tanasiuk

Project Manager

Ben has been working with Krawford Construction for over 10 years. Ben is a certified Red Seal Carpenter. His role has a Project Manager includes estimating, subcontracting and overall project delivery.

Kulak, D. Laird

Project Manager/Director of Business Development

D. Laird Kulak

Project Manager/Director of Business Development

In construction for over 30 years Laird has seen and run a vast range of projects both on the ground and from a management perspective. These projects range from high rise projects in Toronto, shopping malls, major demolition and reconstruction projects, single family housing in China, military installations in Canada’s north, projects in Siberia, Vancouver and across Alberta and British Columbia including the Alex Frazer cable staid bridge, the largest of its kind in the world at the time. Laird is skilled at spanning a project from the big picture and client perspective to the detail required to get a project completed properly. His education spans a diploma from NAIT to a degree in Urban Land Economics from The Suander’s Business school to an MBA, Sloan Fellows, from MIT.

Chiste, Stuart

Chief Estimator

Stuart Chiste

Chief Estimator

Stuart completed the NAIT Construction Engineering Technology Program in April 2009, is a standing member of ASET and a C.E.T. Received his Gold Seal Certificate in Estimating in January 2018. Over 10 years of construction experience he has completed many diverse projects, and is able to adapt to new projects and challenges. Has prepared estimates for Commercial and Light Industrial projects ranging from $1,000 to over $30,000,000.00.

Serink, Laurie

Estimator

Laurie Serink

Estimator

Laurie graduated from NAIT in 1975, and has spent the past 40 years working in the construction industry. He joined Krawford Construction in 2012, and has been a valuable addition to our estimating department.

Kerfoot, Colleen

VP-Finance

Colleen Kerfoot

VP-Finance

Colleen has spent the past 33 years at Krawford Construction. The depth of her management and accounting knowledge and experience, as well her experience with the specific challenges and opportunities of the construction industry, make her an invaluable member of our team.

Balogh, Joanne

Accounting

Joanne Balogh

Accounting

Joanne has been with Krawford Construction for 17 years. In addition to her accounts payable responsibilities, Joanne plays an active role in a number of other key company functions, including payroll, accounts receivable, safety, and is an invaluable resource to our project managers.

Surmacz, Kimberley

Accounting

Kimberley Surmacz

Accounting

Kimberley joined Krawford Construction in 2017. Her responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.

Zhabeeva, Lana

Accounting

Lana Zhabeeva

Accounting

Lana joined Krawford Construction in June 2015, and her responsibilities include accounts receivable, payroll and accounts payable. She is also currently enrolled in the CPA PREP program.

Deng, Delia

Accounting

Delia Deng

Accounting

Delia joined Krawford Construction in early 2020. Her responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.

Lumba, Ginelle

Accounting

Ginelle Lumba

Accounting

Ginelle joined Krawford Construction in early 2021. Her responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.

Lees, Tracy

Administrative Assistant

Tracy Lees

Administrative Assistant

Tracy has been an employee of Krawford Construction for 10 years. In addition to her role as administrative assistant, Tracy plays a key role in the preparation of proposals, and provides support to the accounting department.

Lloyd, Rose

Safety Manager

Rose Lloyd

Safety Manager

Rose joined the Krawford Team in 2018 as the company's Safety Manager. Rose has achieved various safety designations including Certified Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Professional Gold Seal Certification (P.GSC) in Safety and National Constriction Safety Officer (NCSO). Her previous experience in construction is an asset to her work with the Krawford team.

Barnhoorn, David

Safety

David Barnhoorn

Safety

Dholakia, Shailesh

Estimator

Shailesh Dholakia

Estimator

Hillier, Aidan

Project Manager

Aidan Hillier

Project Manager

Low, Michelle

Admin

Michelle Low

Admin

Ninkovic, Bojan

Project Manager

Bojan Ninkovic

Project Manager