Our Team

When you partner with Apex you get over 50 years of experience. In 50 years we have seen all kinds of projects and have partnered with a variety of different companies and industries. Half a century of experience has helped us to become Western Canada’s experts in specialized rigging & heavy industrial moving.

Doing great things requires great people: At Apex, we know that the strength of our company lies in our team.  From our accounting department, to our project managers, and millwrights, we have qualified professionals, who work together as a team to deliver you the best possible service. Simply put, we work hard to have the right people in the right positions so you get the right project experience.

At Apex you get:

  • An Experienced Management Team
  • Professional Administration Staff
  • Expert Project Managers
  • Local Knowledge
  • Experienced Equipment Operators & Installers

“Teamwork divides the tasks and multiplies the success.”

Chuck Sorensen
Superintendent of Operations

With over 30 years of heavy haul transport experience, first with Triton Transport and now with Apex, Chuck brings knowledge and expertise to the Apex team. In an organized and knowledgeable way, Chuck gets equipment from A to B safely. When not with his family, you can find Chuck ATVing in the local mountains. 

Doug Elliot
Superintendent of Transportation

With 7 years experience with Apex and 20 years with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Doug has the right experience to help with any transportation project. Known for a safety first approach, he effectively communicates and negotiates large organizational projects. You can find Doug on the golf course or camping with the grandkids when he’s not actively engaged in work.

David Stroud
Estimating Manager

Once an owner in the company, David brings 38 years of experience in estimating and project management to the Apex team. With a passion for overcoming industrial moving challenges, he has been a part of numerous projects requiring outside-of-the-box thinking. When not at home with family, he can be found mentoring others, or building baptismal boxes for the Good Shepherd Lutheran church.

Dave Snell
Millwright

A millwright for 33 years, Dave completed his four year trades apprenticeship as a millwright and machinist. As a certified trades professional, he began his career in coal-fired power stations, pulp and paper mills and petro-chemical plants. Early on, Dave had the opportunity to work on the first ever LNG plan to be built in Australia in 1988.

In 1990 he relocated to Canada and worked as a machinist in the ship-building industry and then transitioned to forestry.

In 1998 Dave worked with Murray Latta as a Millwright, Lead Hand, Foreman, Project Manager, Account Manager, Project Superintendent, and in Sales and Estimating. Since then, he has come to be an integral part of the Apex and Pro-Tech teams. 

John Brise
Operations Manager

With over 10 years at Apex, John loves the challenge of problem solving. As a professional engineer, he knows how to find the safe and efficient solution to any issue that arises. As a proud father to twin girls, John is using his problem-solving skills at home too!

Gary Klynsoon
General Manager

With over 25 years of industry related experience, Gary cares for the details and project management at Apex. An approachable team member, he loves to find innovative, outside-of-the-box solutions for our clients. When not in the office, or at home with the family, Gary can be found on the river searching for the ever-elusive 12’ sturgeon.