Our Team

Jeff Houghton

Jeff Houghton

CEO

jhoughton@group-2020.com
780-236-2450

Jeff Houghton is a highly networked professional with an outstanding record of leading operations for oil and gas ,wood forest product, mining, commercial and heavy industrial oil construction. Mr. Houghton is highly driven, energetic, focused leader that proactively listens to internal and external clients to comprehensively define goals and risks before developing solutions. Excellent communication, problem-solving, and analytical capabilities coupled with strong interpersonal skills have contributed to a sustained record of growth and achievement for 25 years. An extremely positive,” nothing we can not do” approach is what earned him and his companies the leading edge in any positive and proactive approach to projects of any magnitude. He will always compile the best team, and lucrative staff to suit the needs of any project no matter how large or small.

Brendan Willey

Brendan Willey

ICMAG

bwilley@group-2020.com
780-292-5389

Brendan started his first business at the age of 16, not stopping there he founded two more companies before graduating high school. Acquiring many accolades including pitching on Season 10 of CBC’s Dragons’ Den in 2015, and speaking to crowds of 1300+ people about what it takes to be a leader in the community. Going on to found ‘Viral Creative’ aimed at providing Canadian businesses with new-age digital media solutions, securing over 6 figures in digital sales. Brendan has now transitioned into the construction industry, tying in his experience in digital marketing and management to grow a team focused on growth.

Alex McIntosh

Alex McIntosh

Senior Vice President of Operations ~ USA

amac@group-2020.com
609-917-0633

VP of Business Development for USA operations. Exceptionally driven Business Development Manager that is a highly networked professional with an outstanding record of expanding operations for oil and gas and has demonstrated history of working in the mechanical or industrial engineering industry. Also manages the Tianjin, China operation that has easy access to Port of Tianjin for module assembly and load-out.
USP integrates its 25 acres lot with 68,000 m2 indoor fabrication shop space, a clean-room for skid assembly, four climate-controlled paint booths, and 30,000 m2 concrete lay down area. that gives North America options for large fabrication projects.

Tara Funk

Tara Funk

VP Human Resources

tfunk@group-2020.com
403-837-3588

Exceptional, Driven Human Resources expert that has worked in the industrial construction and oil and gas sector for the past 10 years with a specialty in personnel resources and business development. Worked on improvement and innovation within payroll, invoicing, site administration, project management, operations management, collections, and recruitment of talent. Driven to make a difference in this industry not only for her employer but for the employees. Tara quickly advances because she is not only capable but creative as well. She brings an unique touch to any company she is with. She holds a diploma in criminology and is currently completing her BA in Psychology.

Whitney Yang

Whitney Yang

Senior Vice President of Estimating

wyang@group-2020.com
403-470-7780

An exceptional leader in estimating. Whitney is a Master Planner of your organization, innate ability to focus on the big picture, while identify critical details, allowing to get credible and reliable estimates. A proven record of helping companies she is with to be financially successful with her high integrity in being diligent to maintain an excellent project track record.

Jason Johansen

Jason Johansen

Manager of Fabrication & Site Services ~ Western Canada & USA

jjohansen@group-2020.com
403-380-8395

Dynamic professional with progressive accomplishments coming from a long history of industrial fabrication and construction. Expert at generating new business and revenue growth. Specializing in account management, new business development, client relations and sales.

Chris Stamler

Chris Stamler

Corporate Growth

cstamler@group-2020.com
204-960-7007

Business Development expert with a very connected investment network to procure funding for clients’ business needs, which are generally focused on developing large-scale greenfield projects. Based out of the lower mainland on Vancouver Island Chris is responsible to develop Group 2020 and Profab Spark as a strong construction provider that services all industrial sectors across North America through a one-stop-shop model. Chris is open to connecting with more companies, to complement my product offering for my project-based clients.

Valentina Ospina

Valentina Ospina

Corporate Legal Advisor | Head of Contracts ~ USA | Canada | Latin America

vospina@group-2020.com
780-236-2450

A highly aggressive, motivated, educated professional that is tasked to oversee and advise all corporate contracts and legal affairs.

Shauna Siwoski

Shauna Siwoski

Lead Business Development ~ Western Canada

ssiwoski@group-2020.com
780 243-2211

A proven highly networked professional with a exceptional drive and ambition to succeed. Oversees the Business Development in Western Canada lower mainland. Focused on mainly sawmill construction, Pulp mills, aggregate, food processing, mining as well Oil & Gas.

Clarice Dias

Clarice Dias

Lead Business Development / Customer Satisfaction ~ Western USA and Canada

cdias@group-2020.com
780 243-2211

A proven highly networked professional with a exceptional drive and ambition to succeed in this industry. Out going personality that brings the team together. Oversees the Business Development in Western Canada and USA. Focused on mainly sawmill construction, Pulp  mills, aggregate, food processing, mining as well Oil & Gas.

Brenda Giraldo

Brenda Giraldo

Business Development / Customer Satisfaction ~ USA & Latin America Regions

bgiraldo@group-2020.com
780 243 2211

A proven highly networked professional with a exceptional drive and ambition to succeed in this industry. Out going personality that brings the team together. A business education degree and an eye for opportunity makes Brenda a huge asset for our company. Brenda Oversees the Business Development in Latin America and USA. Focused on mainly Industrial construction and maintenance contracts.

Grace Wilhite

Grace Wilhite

Business Development / Customer Satisfaction ~ North Central USA

gwilhite@group-2020.com
256-476-2521

Grace is exceptionally knowledgeable in the oil & gas industry knowing the Central USA geographic areas. Grace is a proven highly networked professional with a exceptional drive and ambition to succeed in this industry. Out going personality that brings the team together. Oversees the Business Development in Central USA. Focused on mainly Oil & gas maintenance & construction, chemical plants, aggregate, food processing, and mining.

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