Kurt’s main priority as President is to maintain a balance between the core family values upon which the company was founded and keeping PVT on the cutting edge of equipment and technology as the business grows by leaps and bounds. With a wealth of experience as an entrepreneur in the oil and gas industry in Western Canada, Kurt takes the utmost pride in PVT Group and has built it around a culture that focuses on health, safety and environmental stewardship. Kurt is a devoted husband and father of two daughters in Grande Prairie where he plays an active part in the development and success of the community.
In her role as COO, Kirsten is responsible for developing and executing sales and marketing plans, including implementing new ideas and tools for the company. With over eight years in the industry, Kirsten provides input in the direction and short and long-term planning for PVT. She brings a wealth of expertise in marketing strategy, client management and growth for various sizes of energy accounts. She has a Bachelor’s Degree of Commerce, Marketing and Human Resources from the University of Miami School of Business, which she attended on a full competitive swimming scholarship.
As Chief Financial Officer of PVT, Shannon manages all financial functions of the organization, and advises on profitability and long-term structuring. In her role, she works on strategic and technical advancement initiatives. Shannon carries a CPA designation as well as a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary's University (Halifax, NS). Shannon has a wealth of knowledge on scaling up organizations to meet their full potential aligned with strategic goals. With over 13 years of experience in a variety of industries, Shannon specializes in process improvements and business intelligence.
Shaun Johnstone is the Health, Safety and Environment Manager with over 20 years of experience in Health and Safety in the Transportation Industry. A passion for building inter-departmental policies, procedures and practices as well as professional training systems, he excels at helping employees thrive within its systems and programs. With experience in the Wireline, Well Testing, Pipeline, Cased Hole and Dangerous Goods Transportation industries, he has a well-rounded background in management of safety systems and has worked to build a safe and efficient safety culture both in Canada and the US.
Haseeb takes care of operational finance matters of the company and leads the accounting and finance teams. He presents financial results and advises the management on strategic matters. He's a dynamic financial executive with three professional designations, including CPA and FCCA UK, and 20-year experience in various industries. Haseeb specializes in creating and improving financial systems and has been helping PVT Group implement new systems and improve its financial reporting, internal controls, and governance.