Senior Leadership Team
Andrew Dalton, Chief Executive Officer
As Dalton's Chief Executive Officer, Andrew is committed to the vigorous pursuit of the company's vision and high standards.
Andrew is actively involved in creating strong client relationships and helping clients find the best building solutions to meet their specific needs and increase their opportunities for a successful project.
Andrew values his personal volunteer and leadership work with various community organizations.
Randy Dalton, President
Randy was born and bred into the construction business and learned through his father, who created Dalton's original formula for success.
A part of the organization for nearly 25 years, Randy is a partner for the corporation with his brother, Andrew. His motivation in the business is to exceed customer expectations, which fosters repeat and referral business. Randy's ultimate goal is to have a project team meet a "Definition of Success" that instills pride in the end result and enables team members to feel personally fulfilled with their contribution.
Randy is the former president of the University Club of Toronto and an avid skier and member of Craigleith Ski Club. He is also a volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society and an avid supporter of Princess Margaret Hospital.
Harris Cooper, Chief Financial Officer
As a Chartered Accountant and member of the senior management team, Harris brings to Dalton over 25 years of experience managing finance and accounting across a diverse group of companies in the consulting, manufacturing, high technology, retail and agricultural industries. Harris is committed to the continued development of the finance and accounting function into a results oriented and key value added organizational component. With a strong focus on quality and sound business ethics he understands the need for the finance group to be a key member of the project team in delivering Daltonís alternative approach to building.
Harris is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and a graduate of Carleton University.
Gordon Shantz, Human Resources Manager
Gordon is a Certified Human Resources Professional, with a proven ability to maximize employee engagement and performance through effective human resources management.
Gordon provides the Dalton team with a comprehensive knowledge of human resources best practices, where he actively supports employees, project teams, and the senior leadership team. His mandate is to implement strategies which meet corporate objectives, promote a leadership culture, and to champion Daltonís Building on Principles.
Prior to joining Dalton, Gordon worked in the Security Industry as a Human Resources Manager, where he specialized in training and development, recruitment and selection and labour relations.
Gordon spends much of his personal time volunteering with the United Way, as well as Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Peel, as a 1 on 1 mentor and a member of the recruitment committee.
Gordon is a member of the Human Resources Professional Association.
Rick Gosine, Vice President, Project Development and Marketing
Rick has been with the firm since 1992, beginning his career with Dalton as a project coordinator/estimator. His hands-on experience has given him a special expertise and understanding of the the construction industry.
Rick possesses a wealth of executive construction experience with contract procurement methods and is highly skilled at developing productive relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels. Rick not only consistently delivers successful projects but also builds "alliances" through his dedication to client expectations, personal integrity and professional work ethics.
In his role as Vice President of Project Development and Marketing, Rick has responsibility for all strategy, development, partner relationships and go-to-market activities for Dalton's portfolio of services. He is also responsible for the business development of building opportunities within institutional, public and commercial projects. Creating and sustaining close, valued client relationships is one of his primary goals.
Ravi Rajpal, Vice President, Estimating
Ravi has over 20 years of experience in the industry. He began his career in Winnipeg, Manitoba and moved to Ontario 7 years ago.
As Vice President of Estimating, Ravi is responsible for all project budgets and construction estimates. His duties include negotiations with clients and architects, drafting of subcontracts, and overall management of several ongoing projects.
Ravi has experience in all aspects of commercial construction estimating and is particularly skilled in the area of value engineering. In addition to his detailed knowledge of the construction market and maintaining strong relationships with subcontractors, Ravi stays abreast of the latest estimating software and tools.
Ravi is a member of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and the Ontario Institute of Quantity Surveyors. He has a Gold Seal Certification.
Jeff Pearson, General Manager - Building Services
A part of the Dalton team since 2000, Jeff was appointed General Manager of Building Services in April 2009. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of construction operations and training programs. Jeff's commitment to Dalton's Alternative Approach to Building ensures the highest possible standards are applied to every aspect of work and that client expectations are consistently exceeded.
Prior to his current role, Jeff was a Senior Project Manager and brings nearly 20 years experience in commercial, industrial, residential and institutional projects. Crediting his years of hands-on experience in the field and his inherent understanding of the building process, Jeff provides a solid contribution to the projects and teams at Dalton.
Jeff has an MBA from the Rotman School of Management and a B.Sc in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
Michael Arbic, Project Manager
Michael Arbic brings nearly 20 years of experience in project management, coordination, estimating, contract negotiation and planning. Prior to joining Dalton in May 2010, he managed projects for clients such as the Bank of Montreal, Kellogg's, KPMG, the LCBO, and Wal-Mart.
Michael has led large-scale projects up to 215,000 SF in size and is highly skilled at overseeing multiple projects. With strengths in communications and team building, he consistently achieves high quality of workmanship from all trades, contractors and staff through professional, supportive interactions.
Michael is a graduate of Sheridan College's Architectural Technology program.
Scott McIvor, Project Manager
A part of the Dalton team since 2008, Scott demonstrates strength in project management, project costing and formulation of business strategies and procedures. He is an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills that enable him to establish and maintain solid relationships with clients, provide technological solutions and achieve solid project management results.
Scott has a proven track record of meeting and surpassing objectives and is able to handle multiple responsibilities. Past projects include the Toronto Lawn Tennis Club, Artscape Wychwood Barns and a private residence in King City, ON.
Scott is a graduate of Brock University.
Len Beintema, Project Manager
Len is an accomplished construction management professional with over 30 years in the construction industry, with expertise in site management, estimating and project management. Lenís background includes a blend of hi-rise, residential and commercial buildings with numerous large scale, complex and high value projects in his portfolio.
With his diverse experience, strong analytical approach and keen attention to detail, Len ensures each aspect of a project is well thought out and managed efficiently and effectively from inception to completion.††
Lenís reputation for delivering high quality projects in a respectful and collaborative manner has built powerful and long-lasting relationships with clients, trades and consultants.
Len is a LEED Accredited Professional.
James Murphy, Project Manager
James joined the Dalton team in 2008 and has held both the position of Site Manager and Project Manager. With a wealth of knowledge on project management concepts and a natural ability to dissect even the most complex matters; James creates pragmatic and easy to understand solutions making him an invaluable asset to project teams.
James has consistently demonstrated success in managing critical projects, including one of the largest residential homes in Ontario. His success is credited to his strong leadership abilities, inspiring confidence and trust in others, motivating project teams to deliver results exceeding client expectations.
James is a graduate of Georgian Collegeís General Construction program.