Board of Directors
Brad Thorlakson, Chair of the Board | President and CEO
Brad Thorlakson is the third generation of Thorlakson to lead Tolko since it was founded in 1956. He has more than 30 years of experience in the industry. He began his career at the Lavington Planer Mill and progressed through the company to the position of Vice President of Marketing and Sales before becoming CEO and President in February 2010. During his career, Mr. Thorlakson has been involved in all aspects of the business, on both the operational and corporate sides, which has well prepared him to provide knowledgeable, experientially-based, leadership and direction for Tolko’s manufacturing facilities and marketing and sales divisions. Mr. Thorlakson studied Business Administration at Okanagan University College in Vernon, British Columbia.
Sam Terao | President and CEO
Mike O’Blenis | CEO
Ann Evans | Chief Financial Officer
Don Kayne | President & CEO
Mark Feldinger | Senior Vice President, Forestry/Environment and Energy
Kevin Edgson | President and CEO
Jason Handel | Director, GCF Sales & Marketing
Brad Southern | CEO
David M. Gandossi | President & CEO
J. Craig Armstrong | President & CEO
Yves Laflamme | President and CEO
Ray Ferris | President & CEO
Ray Ferris is the President and Chief Executive Officer of West Fraser.
Ray joined West Fraser in 1997 and has held a number of positions in Alberta and British Columbia including Vice-President, Lumber, Vice-President, Wood Products, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
Ray is a professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of New Brunswick.
Fred Dzida | President