Barry Smith – President – Husband, Grandpa, Entrepreneur. Born and raised in Southern Alberta, Barry first ventured into the Oil and Gas Industry in the late 70’s accepting an appointment as Branch Manager for Chaparral Oilfield Supply in Grande Prairie, AB.
Barry Smith - President
Brad Hooper – General Manager – Family man that doubles as General Manger and gate keeper at Baron Oilfield Supply. Brad has been with Baron since 1998 and during this time has learned the business from the ground up, holding various positions within the company until his current appointment in 2014.
Brad Hooper - General Manager
Colleen Rose – Operations Manager, Barons longest serving employee, Colleen loves the beach but substitutes that for golf greens whenever she can. Colleen has been carrying Baron’s torch since 1987 and during that time has championed many changes.
Colleen Rose - Operations Manager
David Wallace – Vice President Business Development – Believes in Family first but also likes to hunt, trap-shoot and curl.
David Wallace - Vice President Business Development
Todd Cyre – C.R.S.P. – Health and Safety Coordinator – Active within the community lending his organizational skills to Grande Prairie Minor Ball, the Piranhas Swim Club and more recently to the G.P. Live theater.
Todd Cyre - C.R.S.P Health and Safety Coordinator
Dennis Brown – Central Purchaser – Enthusiastic Fly-Fisherman, who enjoys Travel, Golf and Sports. Dennis brings to his position, over 35 years of experience. Beginning his career in the warehouse of Wilson Oilfield
Dennis Brown - Central Purchaser
Kent Ollenberger – Branch Manager – Grande Prairie, AB –
I started with Baron in 2001 after relocating to Grande Prairie from Dawson Creek B.C. Started in the warehouse as a Delivery driver and worked my way through the Warehouse, Inside Sales, until my current posting as Branch Manager in 2011. I am married with three daughters, a dog and a cat.
Kent Ollenberger - Branch Manager
Dean Smith – Team Lead Corporate Sales – Calgary, AB. –
I have been with Baron since 1994 but have grown up in a family heavily invested in the Oil and Gas industry. At the age of 13, I came to Baron working in the Pump Repair department. Over my career in the industry I have gained knowledge in Sales, Management, and Testing.
Dean Smith - Team Lead Corporate Sales - Calgary, AB
Kevin Wilson – Branch Manager – Calgary, AB –
I have been employed in the Oil & Gas industry since 1975. Through-out my career I have held various positions in Valve Manufacturing, Inside as well as Outside Sales and Management.
Kevin Wilson- Branch Manager - Calgary, AB
Frank Dusel, Branch Manager – Edmonton, Alberta –
Edmonton is my home town. In my spare time I am an avid hunter and fisherman. I started working for Baron Oilfield Supply in Grande Prairie in 1997, after a brief stint at DOSCO Supply, (formerly Dominion Oilfield Supply.)
Frank Dusel, Branch Manager - Edmonton, AB
Brent Pacholok – Branch Manager, Edson, AB. – Been in the industry over 20 years, 15 of which have been in the town of Edson.
Brent Pacholok - Branch Manager, Edson, AB
Walter Hovelkamp, Branch Manager – Fairview –
Born and raised in Fairview, this community has a little bit of everything. Agricultural, Industrial, Oilfield and Government services.
Walter Hovelkamp - Branch Manager - Fairview, AB
Kevin Lemay – Branch Manager – High Prairie, AB –
I started in the supply industry at the age of 18 in Rainbow Lake, AB. Moved around a few times with different company opportunities taking me from Edson to Red Earth. I was born and raised in High Prairie which made moving to Baron in 2011 a great fit.
Kevin Lemay - Branch Manager - High Prairie, AB
Andy Cyr, Branch Manager – Hinton, AB –
I am married with three kids. Working for Baron has afforded me the opportunity to provide for my growing family.
Andy Cyr - Branch Manager - Hinton, AB
Paul Pearson – Branch Manager – Red Deer, AB –
I am a Father to 4 boys, Current President Of Lacombe Minor Hockey and Current Vice-President of Lacombe Oilmen’s.
Paul Pearson - Branch Manager - Red Deer, AB
Jim Bedford – Branch Manager, Taber, Ab –
I have been in the Oil and Gas industry for the past 38 years. I held positions at Continental Emsco ( LTV Energy ) and Midfield prior to joining Baron in 2010.
Jim Bedford - Branch Manager, Taber, AB
Jean Desmarais – Branch Manager, ValleyView, AB –
I have lived in the ValleyView area since 1995.What keeps me invested is the small town community atmosphere. Here everyone looks out for one another and we have a fantastic Hockey Team.
Jean Desmarais - Branch Manager, Valleyview, AB
Trevor Stewart – Branch Manager – Whitecourt, AB –
I have lived in Whitecourt for almost 10 years. We relocated from B.C. where I worked in the Forest Industry. I have been with Baron since 2007 and enjoy learning something new every day in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Trevor Stewart - Branch Manager - Whitecourt, AB
Steve Copeland – Branch manager- Dawson Creek, B.C. –
Began with Baron in 2005 as Inside sales. Was promoted to Branch Manager in 2009. One of Baron’s true assets is the ability to be flexible and willing to adapt.
Steve Copeland - Branch Manager - Dawson Creek, B.C.
Wade Wickham – Branch Manager, Fort St John, B.C. –
I moved to Fort St John in 1999. I invest in the community that has invested in me by coaching minor hockey as well as being a proud member of the Josh Lequirere society for under privileged children.
Wade Wickham - Branch Manager, Fort St. John, B.C.
Austin Brown – Fort Nelson, B,C –
Born and raised in Fort Nelson. I have been in the customer service industry for the majority of my working life.
Austin Brown - Fort Nelson, B.C.
John Patrick – Outside Sales – Grande Prairie, AB –
I started in the Oil/Gas and Forestry industry 24 years ago with a gasketing company in Grande Prairie. After 9 years there, having achieved the position of Sales/Branch Manager.
John Patrick - Outside Sales - Grande Prairie, AB
Bill Mccallum – Outside Sales – Grande Prairie, AB –
I’ve worked in the oilfield supply business for approximately 20 years. I’ve done everything from repairing bottom hole pumps, inside sales, outside sales and manager.
Bill Mccallum - Outside Sales - Grande Prairie, AB.
Glenn Pearson – Valve sales – Edmonton, AB –
I have been in the oilfield since 1977. I started out with downhole tools for L&M Rentals and was in that industry for 15 years.
Glenn Pearson - Valve Sales - Edmonton, AB
Kim Dillabaugh-Webb – Corporate Account Representative – Calgary, AB
My first opportunity in the Oilfield Supply Industry started in Slave Lake in 1997. Since then I’ve worked in various aspects of Oil & Gas from Administrative, Procurement, Safety & Quality Control.
Kim Dillabaugh-Webb - Corporate Account Representative - Calgary, AB
Mark Stoddart – Sales – Taber, AB
I enjoy old cars and being a Grandpa. I have been Married for 28 years. We have two grown kids and 1 Grand Child with 2 more on the way.
Mark Stoddart - Sales - Taber, AB
Michelle Weiss – Corporate Account Representative – Calgary, AB
I have almost 12 years of experience in distribution of pipe, valves and fitting in the Oil and Gas industry.
Michelle Weiss - Corporate Account Representative - Calgary, AB