Teamwork and partnership is what we’re all about. We believe that by building together, we build better.
Tom Plumb, AScT, GSC
President & CEO
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 majoring in economics 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, Tom 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.
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 Integrated Project Delivery on Vancouver Island.
Mark Liudzius, AScT, GSC, LEED AP
Vice-President & Victoria Branch Manager
Mark is Vice-President and is currently Victoria Branch Manager. He also serves as the Chair of Kinetic’s Board of Director’s.
He previously spent three years as Lead Project Manager for the $206 million Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Breton – Phase V project at CFB Esquimalt. He has 35 years of experience in the industry and has previously served as Kinetic’s Contracts Manager for 10 years, where he oversaw the work of our project managers.
He also manages pre- construction activities on Kinetic’s larger design-build and construction management projects. He consistently takes a hands-on approach to all of Kinetic’s Victoria projects, checking in regularly with the Project Managers to ensure the project is on time and on budget.
Mark joined Kinetic in 1986 as a carpenter. Over time he decided to go back to school and graduated from the BCIT 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. Mark has managed some of Kinetic’s highest profile projects including the Administrative Services Building at UVIC, Wesley Street Supportive Housing in Nanaimo and M’Akola Assisted living in Duncan.
Mark serves on the Board of the Vancouver Island Construction Association and is a member of the BC Construction Association’s Sustainability Committee.
Mike Walz, AScT, GSC
Vice President & Vancouver Branch Manager
Mike is vice-president and serves as Vancouver Branch Manager. Mike has 14 years of experience as project manager and estimator.
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. With his demonstrated skills, Mike was quickly promoted to project manager and is now a co-owner, managing Kinetic’s Vancouver branch.
Mike is a member of the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC).
Micheal Gareau, CPA, CMA
Chief Financial Officer
Mike joined Kinetic in October 2014 and has since been an integral member of the senior management team. He is a Senior Executive and Professional Management Accountant with more than 20 years of experience producing results in finance operations management, asset and liability management, financial and management reporting, budgeting, forecasting, company acquisitions and integrations, and regulatory and board reporting.
Mike remains actively involved in the accounting industry and volunteers his time mentoring future accountants with CPA Canada (Chartered Professional Accountants Canada).
John King, BSc, BM
John joined Kinetic in 2008 and has overseen some of Kinetic’s most iconic and complex projects as the project manager. John has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Management and 23 years’ experience in the construction industry, including both residential and ICI sectors.
John’s experience includes the $65 million Hillside Centre Redevelopment where he oversaw civil, mechanical, concrete and building envelope scopes. He subsequently was project manager for the $23 million Centre for Excellence in Trades Training at Camosun College. John has spent the last 2 years working on the consolidation of the $206 million Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Breton – Phase V project. When completed in late 2018, it will create one of the largest enclosed buildings in the Pacific Northwest.
John is an integral member of the Kinetic team and is a proven asset on every job site, bringing his strong interpersonal skills, passion and energy ensuring high standards.