LINNEA THOMAS | CONTROLLER
As CFO Linnea is responsible for financial reporting, strategic planning and implementation, as well as overseeing the areas of finance, insurance, banking and risk input. She was welcomed into the TA Family in 2017 after the retirement of her predecessor, Darlene Schadlich. Linnea has held her Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designations since 2011. She received her Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 2008. Linnea spent 13 years working as a Commercial Banking Lender before holding Controller positions at construction and oilfield fabrication companies in Alberta.
250.836.3802 Ext. 221 | [email protected]
NIGEL WATSON | MANUFACTURING MANAGER | SALES
Nigel Watson was appointed Manufacturing Manager in 2013. As Manufacturing Manager, Nigel oversees all aspects of business including pre-production planning and production processes. He has held supervisory positions for mechanical, electrical and plumbing departments, and in 2010, advanced to Production Coordinator. In 2007, he and his family relocated to Canada from the UK where he served 12 years as a Marine Engineer in the Royal Navy and owned his own mechanical and electrical engineering company.
250.836.3802 Ext. 211 | 250.463.2000 | [email protected]
KARLO MEYER | DESIGN
Karlo Meyer has been TA Structures’ Design Manager since its beginnings in 2006. His career at TA started three years prior, assisting with houseboat design and the manufacturing process. Karlo played a key role in the research and development undertaken while transitioning to manufacture relocatable buildings for resource industry. Prior to receiving his education in drafting, Karlo worked over 20 years in the construction industry and spent time as a heavy duty equipment operator.
250.836.3802 Ext.223 | [email protected]
SHEILA BARNES | PURCHASING
As Purchasing Manager, Sheila is responsible for securing quality materials that meet our high standard of craftsmanship while ensuring they’re cost effective and on schedule. She worked in the Shipping & Receiving department when she joined TA in 2006. She then assisted Accounts Payable before transitioning into Purchasing in 2008. Sheila was awarded the position of Purchasing Manager in 2010. She took a brief leave of absence in 2012 and her return to TA in 2013 was welcomed and celebrated.
250.836.3802 Ext.201 | [email protected]
JODY GJALTEMA | QUALITY ASSURANCE
As Quality Assurance Manager, Jody ensures schedule adherence and carries out quality initiatives including our warranty program, system documentation control, internal audits and quality inspections. He has received extensive training regarding our Quality Management System to ensure TA Structures’ product remains one of best in the business. Jody joined TA in 2003 and has held various supervisory positions during his time here.
250.836.3802 Ext. 230 | 250.804.3645 | [email protected]
YVONNE KLEINENIGGENKEMPER | HUMAN RESOURCES | PAYROLL
Yvonne is responsible for TA’s Payroll Administration and manages all duties pertaining to Human Resources. She joined Twin Anchors Houseboat Vacations as a Reservation Clerk and Payroll/Accounting Assistant in 2012 before transferring to Twin Anchors Manufacturing in 2017. Yvonne immigrated to Canada from Germany in 2010. In Germany, she gained valuable administrative experience working as a Legal Assistant and held the title of Executive Secretary for one of the biggest collection offices in the country.
250.836.3802 Ext. 215 | [email protected]