Management & Leadership

Behind every Humboldt Electric project is a team of skilled professionals committed to outstanding customer service and top-quality workmanship. Our staff includes Red Seal electrical journeypersons, electrical apprentices, and the faces you’ll find below. We take pride in working hard and maintaining our reputation as Saskatchewan’s most respected, dependable, and trusted electrical contractor.

Ashley McConnell-Quesnel

President

“My main goal is to ensure we effectively manage and engage with our employees. I incorporate policies and procedures that benefit our team and honour our company’s strategic vision.”

Ashley’s employee-first approach to business has helped her cultivate a safe, productive, and energetic culture with plenty of opportunities for growth. She joined the company in 2014 after completing a Bachelor of Commerce, and has since made significant contributions both operationally and strategically, building internal capacity to support Humboldt Electric’s vision and goals. Her experience with policy development and compliance has been critical in moving the business closer toward mission zero.

Ryan McConnell

Vice President

“I attribute my success to maintaining strong relationships with our industry partners and clients, working closely with crews, and preparing thorough, competitive tenders for work.”

Ryan began working with Humboldt Electric in 2012 as a first-year electrical apprentice; he excelled in the electrical trade and joined the office team as Project Manager/Estimator in 2018. Since then, Ryan has helped cultivate a strong team of Estimators and was appointed Chief Estimator in 2021. From the beginning, Ryan has always lead by example with a positive attitude and willingness to learn. These skills help him successfully coordinate and complete client projects on time and on budget.

Guy Leblanc

Project Manager

“I pride myself in working closely with project stakeholders, respecting their needs, budgets, and schedules. This focus on collaboration and communication is what allows us to consistently and efficiently deliver quality electrical installations.”

Guy joined Humboldt Electric’s Project Management team in 2016 after nearly a decade of work as an electrician and later Project Supervisor. Guy is attentive and communicative, making sure each project team member is set up for success. He extends this same attentiveness to his clients, prioritizing transparency, respect, and thoughtful customer service.

Jason Tatlow 

Project Manager

“My goal is to bring the big picture into focus, analyzing the intricate details of our projects to provide tailored results to our construction partners and clients.”

A member of Humboldt Electric’s Project Management division, Jason brings a unique perspective to the team. Prior to pursuing a career as an electrician, he worked throughout western Canada in the oil and gas industry. Jason puts his problem solving and organizational skills to good use, working with suppliers, contractors, and engineers to ensure his projects are completed to meet customer’s expectations.

Marc Durand

Project Manager

“As a Project Manager, my attention is focused on the project throughout the construction lifecycle. My tactical approach is to keep all stakeholders at the forefront of my mind, working closely with all members of the project team to build trust and collaboration as we work to achieve our common goal of a successfully project completion.”

Marc joined the Humboldt Electric team in March 2005, starting as an apprentice electrician and working his way to becoming a Journeyman in 2009. Since that time, Marc has gained a wide range of experience and expertise that allows him to be a versatile team leader who can undertake all projects. He possesses the unique ability to see the flow of projects and has a vision of each project he manages which helps to ensure compliance with the plans and specifications. In 2022, Marc was accredited with this Gold Seal Certification. 

Michael Chelack

Estimator

“I take great pride in providing our clients the most competitive price for the highest quality products.”

Michael has worked in the construction industry for over two decades, spending the last 15 years in the electrical trade here in Saskatchewan. Prior to joining Humboldt Electric as a Project Estimator, Michael was a Construction Supervisor and is well-known for his perseverance and commitment to excellence.

Stephen Connolly

Estimator

“My work involves reviewing blueprints, specifications, and other key documents to submit accurate, competitive estimates that help our team successfully secure new work.”

Originally from Ireland, Stephen joined Humboldt Electric in 2012. After earning his Journeyperson status in Canada he quickly moved up the ranks to site supervisor. Stephen now works in the office as an Estimator providing full-cost tenders of construction projects.

Jordan Goldade

Project Coordinator

“I strive to continually build working relationships and effectively communicate with management, field staff and construction partners to ensure projects are running productively and efficiently.”

Jordan joined Humboldt Electric in January of 2014 as a first year apprentice; he spent several years learning the trade and in May 2021 he achieved his Journeyperson status. In 2021, Jordan joined the office team bring his electrical experience and a Bachelor of Commerce degree together to excel in his position. He is an invaluable member of the team, offering project support, ensuring proper documentation, and implementing systems, procedures, and policies to ensure projects run smoothly.

Jason Williamson

Accountant

“My primary goal is to prepare financial information that is relevant and accurate for management’s review to make informed decisions that yield the greatest value for Humboldt Electric.  I oversee all accounting functions and I am always looking for ways to ensure our procedures are as efficient as possible.”

Since joining the Humboldt Electric team in 2022, Jason has played a vital role in strengthening the company’s accounting objectives. He provides day-to-day accounting support alongside managing payroll and financial reporting. Jason holds a Bachelor of Commerce and CPA designation.

Mike Yantz

Purchasing Manager

“My priority is to help Humboldt Electric achieve our long-term vision while recognizing and adhering to our core values. I strive to build lasting relationships with our valued supplier partners to ensure our project materials flow to the worksite as smoothly as possible, and on budget.”

Mike joined Humboldt Electric in 2023 and brings with him 12 years of electrical procurement experience in the retail industry. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and has a keen eye for creating efficiencies throughout the procurement process. Mike takes a collaborative approach in working with the Project Management and Site Supervisor team to help us give our clients the best Humboldt Electric experience possible. 

Nic Fast

Service Manager

“I am looking forward to developing relationships with our clients, and to get them the best service for their specific needs.  Our goal is to get them up and running in a timely manner, while still keeping the quality of work high.”

Nic’s career in the electrical trade began in 2011. He joined Humboldt Electric in the spring of 2016 after achieving his Journeyperson status, and quickly became known for his work ethic and commitment to the community.  Nic worked as a site supervisor and then took on the role as a Service Technician in 2019. He took on a new role as Service Manager in 2023 and is looking to use his experience and knowledge to serve our clients.

Sue Davidson

Administrator

“My focus is to provide the support needed to maintain the efficiency and professionalism within Humboldt Electric.”

Sue is the friendly, smiling face you’ll be greeted with at Humboldt Electric’s head office in Saskatoon. An expat originally from the United Kingdom, Sue is kind, professional, and brings decades of clerical and administrative experience. She is a tremendous support to everyone on the team, both in the office and in the field, making sure the business runs smoothly day in and day out.