Teamwork and partnership is what we’re all about. We believe that by building together, we build better.
Tom Plumb, AScT, GSC
President & CEO | Director | Shareholder
Tom is President and CEO and has over 29 years of experience in the construction industry as a Project Manager, Superintendent, Foreman, and Carpenter.
After he chose the Economics major at BCIT and receiving his diploma in Construction Technology from BCIT, Tom started off his career by pursuing carpentry and received his certificate of qualification. After finding interests in other areas of construction as well has a keen interest in further developing his skills, he worked his way up to becoming a Foreman and Superintendent.
Tom then joined Kinetic in 1999 and his wide knowledge base and strong work ethic have allowed him to excel and work on a wide variety of commercial, institutional, civil, and industrial projects to date. Tom is a Carpenter, Interprovincial Red Seal and a Lean Certified Green Belt.
In addition to being involved in various initiatives and organizations in the construction industry, Tom’s often considered the de facto Lean Evangelist who has been instrumental in kick starting Lean and has been working towards bringing Integrated Project Delivery to the market on Vancouver Island.
Mark Liudzius, AScT, GSC, LEED AP
Exec. Vice-President, Director of Operations | Board Chair | Shareholder
Mark joined Kinetic in 1986 as a Carpenter and over time, he decided to go back to school and graduated from the BCIT’s Building Technology program with First Class standing. He traded in his tool belt for an office, returning to Kinetic in 1998 as a Project Administrator and has since managed some of Kinetic’s highest profile projects.
With over 35 years of experience in the industry, Mark has previously served as Kinetic’s Contracts Manager for 10 years, where he oversaw the work of our project managers. He also previously spent three years as Lead Project Manager on the $210 million Fleet Maintenance Facility Shop Consolidation Cape Breton, Phase V project for DCC.
As Executive Vice-President and Director of Operations, Mark provides executive oversight on current projects as well as new pursuits, taking a hands-on approach to all of Kinetic’s projects and ensuring effective resource allocation and client satisfaction.
Mark serves on the Board of the Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) and is a member of the BC Construction Association Sustainability Committee.
Mike Walz, AScT, GSC
Vice-President & Vancouver Branch Manager | Director | Shareholder
Mike completed his education at BCIT studying Building Technology (Economics Option) and graduated with a First Class standing. Immediately after graduating, Mike joined Kinetic in 1999 and has spent his entire professional career with Kinetic.
Starting as Coordinator, Mike quickly demonstrated his aptitude for all aspects of the construction industry including estimating, constructability reviews, budgeting, and project management. Due to his demonstrated skills, he was quickly promoted to Project Manager and now has over 20 years’ experience in the industry.
Mike is a co-owner, managing Kinetic’s Vancouver Branch. He is actively involved in all branch projects, from pre-construction, tendering and construction, proving high-level oversight of Kinetic’s project team throughout the course of every project.
Mike is a member of the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC).
John King, BSc, BM
Victoria Branch Manager | Director | Shareholder
John joined Kinetic in 2008 and has overseen some of Kinetic’s most iconic and complex projects as the Project Manager. He is a proven asset and integral team member on every job site, bringing his strong interpersonal skills and sense of humour.
John’s experience includes Phase II of the $65 million Hillside Centre Redevelopment project, where he oversaw the civil, mechanical, concrete and building envelope scopes. He subsequently was Project Manager on the $23 million Centre for Excellence in Trades Training at Camosun College. John also spent 3 years onsite as Project Manager on the $210 million Fleet Maintenance Facility Shop Consolidation Cape Breton, Phase V project for DCC. At its completion in 2020, the Royal Canadian Navy will be delivered nearly 200,000 square feet of additional shop space, making it one of the largest enclosed buildings in the Pacific Northwest.
As Victoria Branch Manager, he oversees all projects delivered from our Victoria branch office, proving oversight and resources as needed.