Brandon is the Chief Executive Officer of Bird Mechanical. He is the third generation to enter into the family business. Following in the previous generations’ footsteps, Brandon started his apprenticeship with the company and completed his Red Seal Plumbing Licence. As the pillar of the company, Brandon is responsible for the business strategic direction and creative vision. He leads and motivates his team, or “The Flock” as he calls it, working closely with the Executive Team.
Working in conjunction with the Executive Team, their mission is to develop high quality business strategies in alignment with the Bird Mechanical brand and principles. Brandon’s goal is to drive the company’s development towards long-term success, above and beyond the mechanical industry standards. As a true visionary, Brandon has managed the acquisition of several industry related companies that have supported the expansion of the company’s service offerings. Brandon has taken the company across Canada to establish roots in the Nova Scotia and the Atlantic Canada Region. His primary objective is to transition the company into new markets while reinforcing Bird Mechanical as a niche service provider in a highly specialized industry. Brandon continues to build trusted relationships with industry key partners and stakeholders. Additionally, he works closely with skilled trades and colleges to provide support to a variety of philanthropic and industry-strengthening initiatives that benefit the entire construction industry.
Yolanda is the Chief Financial Officer of Bird Mechanical. She joined the company in 2016 bringing with her years of experience in senior financial and accounting positions. As Chief Financial Officer, Yolanda works closely with the Executive Team to develop operational budgets, evaluates and reports finances, and collaborates on the organization’s financial strategic pursuits. Her dynamic expertise is essential to the company’s success and longevity. She is passionate about the financial and economical analysis of the company and construction industry. As an Officer of the company Yolanda is the primary Treasurer and manages the working capital, acquisitions and investment analysis.
Dan is the Executive Vice President of Bird Mechanical. Starting his career with the company in 2010, he quickly proved to be an innovative and strategic leader. Dan has sharpened and leveraged his business acumen both within the company and without, including a tenure as President of one of Bird Mechanical’s subsidiary companies, Tin Knockers Custom. Dan is a graduate from the Ontario Tech University where he holds a bachelor of mechanical engineering degree. Throughout his career with Bird Mechanical, Dan has held increasingly senior leadership positions from Project Manager, Construction Manager and Vice President. He has accumulated extensive experience in mechanical and multi-trade construction operations, project management and estimating. Dan has been recognized for his ability to optimize company offerings while remaining adaptable to industry opportunities and advancements. As Executive Vice President, Dan assists the Chief Executive Officer in the daily operations of the company and provides support and leadership to the executive management team.
Rey is the Vice President of Estimating & Support Services at Bird Mechanical. He serves as an integral member of the Executive Team and is an essential part of the growth and success of the business, in both Ontario and Atlantic Canada. He holds a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering and has a hands-on role in the estimating and business development for all of the company’s pursuits. Rey has led the estimating and bid pursuits for some of the largest projects awarded to Bird Mechanical, including the twenty-million-dollar Old City Hall HVAC upgrade project. He joined the company in 2007 working his way to the top and demonstrating his ingenuity and integrity amongst projects, employees, subcontractors and clients. Being an innovative and successful leader, he lays the ground work utilizing a combination of project-tested methodology, new research, and technology related to market analysis and future business pursuits. Rey manages several departments encompassing estimating, marketing, procurement, health and safety, asset management and support services. The departments work in synergy with one another allowing for growth and expansion while supporting each of the various aspects of the operations.
Tyler is the Vice President of Civil Operations at Bird Mechanical. As the company expanded into multi-trade services, Tyler was a pivotal member of the team. He joined the flock in 2015 as a Site Superintendent bringing with him extensive industry experience. In 2018 Tyler transitioned into a General Manager role with R.G MacDuff Contracting at the time of the acquisition by Bird Mechanical. 2022 saw the amalgamation of R.G MacDuff and Bird Mechanical where Tyler was promoted to the Vice President of Civil Operations. Tyler is versed in construction management and supervision. He has the essential leadership abilities to direct and manage a diverse team including subcontractors and multi-trade services. He is an efficient manager who effectively completes projects on-time and on-budget. He is skilled at cost estimates, budgets, productivity and schedules. Tyler is able to clearly communicate and direct various scopes of work and technical information to his team, subcontractors and on- site personnel.
Andrew is the President of Tin Knockers Custom. He joined Bird Mechanical in 2011 as a dynamic team member working through various positions within the company. In 2022 Andrew transitioned into his role as President of Tin Knockers Custom to manage and oversee the company operations and day-to-day activities. He is responsible for managing budgets, monitoring the allocation of resources, and leading the workforce and business development initiatives. Andrew has uniquely positioned himself at Tin Knockers Custom with past experience in positions such as Asset Manager, Estimator, Project Manager and Director of Support Services. Through Andrew’s roles and accomplishments, he has gained critical experience overseeing operations while ensuring metrics and objectives are met through various procedures and criterion. Andrew will lend his experience and qualifications to team collaborations to ensure continued success for Tin Knockers Custom.