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 job as a leader is to mentor and support our team, setting priorities and making decisions that benefit all of us. It’s important to me that everyone feels seen, heard, and understood—that is how we achieve success as a team and as an organization.”

Ashley’s employee-first approach to business is the foundation of her leadership philosophy and style. She understands the importance and value of open, honest communication between team members as well as with partners, suppliers, and clients. Working closely with Vice-President Ryan, Ashley carries on the McConnell legacy and sets the organization’s goals and strategic direction. An advocate for local business, she brings fresh perspective and a commitment to the community as a Director with the NSBA.

Ryan McConnell

Vice President

“Collaborating alongside and helping grow a dynamic group of individuals who are passionate, smart and driven to lead our industry in their profession, resulting in a strong and sustainable future as we continue to build for our families.”

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.

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. 

Jordan Goldade

Project Manager & Safety Manager

“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.

Michael Chelack

Project 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.

Bibin Cherian

Project Estimator

“As an Estimator I ensure that our tenders are competitive and incorporate all the design requirements along with adherence to all relevant codes and standards. I strive to provide unrivalled service to our clients.”

Bibin is an Electrical Engineer, P.Eng, who brings several years of experience in electrical design, as well as project management knowledge related to a wide range of infrastructure projects he has been involved in. Bibin holds a master’s degree in Engineering and prior to joining Humboldt Electric in 2022, Bibin worked with leading international companies in the Middle East. Bibin’s experience and training allows him to bring a new perspective and approach to our estimating team, while also providing support on design-assist projects our company undertakes. Aside from his passion for electrical and engineering, Bibin is an amateur photographer who likes to travel and fish.

Josh Miller

Project Coordinator

“My goal is to help day to day operations of our projects run smoothly and contribute to the Humboldt Electric team.”

Josh joined the Humboldt Electric team in 2022 while completing his Bachelor of Construction Management designation. Bringing a diverse academic background and years of field construction experience, Josh provides a unique perspective to providing administrative support to all projects our company undertakes.  His primary objective is to contribute to the successful execution of complex construction projects by assisting with budgets, scheduling, and cost control measures.

Scott Davidson

Purchaser

“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.”

Scott joined the Humboldt Electric team in 2023 and brought with him nearly a decade of experience in the local electrical industry. Prior to joining Humboldt Electric, Scott worked in sales and project estimating as part of an electrical parts wholesaler. With an extensive knowledge of electrical products and suppliers, Scott works directly with everyone from project managers to site supervisors to ensure that necessary materials are procured in a timely and cost-effective manor to deliver the best results for both Humboldt Electric and its clients.

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.