Our Management Team

Our team of experienced industry experts are ready to assist you with all of your Environmental needs.
 

Tyler Heathcote

President, Ridgeline Canada Inc.

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Tyler Heathcote has owned and operated companies in the Energy Services sector for over 20 years. His unyielding focus on the creation of enduring relationships with customers and vendors has resulted in loyal clients and continuous growth.

Tyler founded Bio-Synergy Resources in 1999 and took the company public in 2006. The new company became known as Ridgeline Energy Services Inc., which was listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. In 2013, Tyler facilitated taking the Canadian business units private and he remains the President of Ridgeline Canada Inc. today.

From day to day business to Human Resources and Marketing, Tyler Heathcote oversees all aspects of Ridgeline Canada Inc., including the Ridgeline Environment and GreenFill divisions.

Brad Shybunka

Vice President, Ridgeline Environment

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Brad Shybunka is a Professional Agrologist with over 20 years of experience in the Energy and Environmental Services sector. Brad is a founding member of Ridgeline and has worked in the capacity of Senior Project Manager, Chief Operating Officer, and President of the Environment Division. Brad is directly involved in growing Ridgeline by providing extensive management, human resources, budgeting expertise, business development and accounting experience to help compliment a strong management team at Ridgeline.

Jason Flatla

Vice President, Ridgeline GreenFill

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Jason Flatla is a Professional Agrologist and entrepreneur with over 20 years of environmental consulting and business experience in western Canada’s oil and gas sectors. Mr. Flatla is Founder and President of Landmark Environmental Ltd. (est. 1999), an environmental consulting firm that was acquired publicly by Ridgeline Energy Services Inc. in October 2009. In 2013, Mr. Flatla was directly involved in the transaction and transition of the Canadian business units to Ridgeline Canada Inc. Mr. Flatla continues to develop the GreenFill business as Director and Partner in Ridgeline Canada Inc. and VP of Ridgeline Greenfill, A Division of Ridgeline Canada Inc.

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Donny Bidniak

General Manager of Northern Operations, Ridgeline Environment

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Donny Bidniak has worked in the environment industry since 2003.  Donny obtained a B.Sc. degree in Environmental Science from Augustana University, a faculty of the University of Alberta.  Throughout his career he has worked in a variety of capacities within the Mining, Oil and Gas and Commercial/Industrial sectors.  Donny has a wealth of knowledge in Pre-Construction Assessments, Environmental Site Assessment, Remediation, Reclamation, Environmental Audits and Emergency Spill Response.

As the General Manager of Northern Operations, Donny oversees client portfolios, develops and maintains internal operational procedures and mentors project staff.  Donny has conducted fieldwork and managed projects throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Yukon.

Donny is committed to offer his clients practical, technically sound, cost efficient liability reduction strategies while maintaining regulatory compliance.  Donny’s goal is continuous improvement of Ridgelines service offerings.  Donny’s breadth of knowledge and experience play a key role in the success of Ridgeline Environment and strengthening our diverse management team.

Dennis Wagstaff

General Manager of Southern Operations, Ridgeline Environment

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Dennis Wagstaff brings a wealth of Operational knowledge to Ridgeline Canada Inc. as the General Manager of Southern Operations for the Ridgeline Environment division.

Dennis is a Professional Agrologist who has worked in the Western Canadian Energy Sector for over 15 years. Throughout his career he has provided Environmental Consulting services to numerous Oil & Gas clients. He has also acted as a Reclamation Coordinator for ConocoPhillips Canada and as Environmental Coordinator for Bonavista Energy Corp.

Brooke McBride

General Manager of Saskatchewan, Ridgeline Environment

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Brooke McBride is a Professional Agrologist in Alberta and Saskatchewan who brings over 10 years of Environmental Science experience in the Consulting industry. Brooke is a graduate of the Environmental Science Faculty at the University of Lethbridge and obtained her Diploma in Environmental Conservation and Reclamation from Lakeland College. During her time with Ridgeline Environment, she has had success as an Environmental Consultant, Project Manager, Area Manager and most recently General Manager. Brooke’s vast and varied experience and integrity continues to contribute to the success of Ridgeline Environment as a General Manager of Saskatchewan.

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Will Everts

General Manager, Ridgeline GreenFill

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Will Everts has over 8 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry. He has successfully filled various management positions in the Upstream Oil and Gas industry both internationally and within Western Canada. The majority of his work has been focused on Environmental Drilling performance and Waste Minimization strategies focusing in South America, South East Asia and Middle East markets. With his domestic and international Operational Management experience, Will brings many specialized qualities to the Ridgeline team.

Rod Sander

General Manager – Business Development, Ridgeline GreenFill

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Rod Sander brings over 20 years of executive management experience in the Oil and Gas industry to Ridgeline. Rod’s tremendous experience in Waste Management Disposal options, Regulatory requirements and Acceptance Criteria add great value to an already diverse team at Ridgeline GreenFill. Rod is a leader in Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Customer Relations. His excellent trouble shooting and negotiation skills, allow him to provide Ridgeline clients with unique solutions in an increasingly dynamic business environment.

Emergency Response

Don Wood

Director of Strategic Business Development, Ridgeline Canada Inc.
Director Emergency Response

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Don Wood joined Ridgeline with over 25 years of Business development experience in B2B settings in Western Canada. Don has several years of experience in growing business units and facilitating new business lines. Don has 10 + years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry, starting with a background in the Environmental Laboratory sector where Emergency Spill Response and Strategic Planning were two growth areas that he built and managed for success. Don has worked as an Independent Consultant to the industry as well as with other Environmental Consultants in Western Canada. Don’s focus at Ridgeline is overall Business Development growth for the company as well as facilitating strategic industry partnerships. Don also has overall responsibility for the Ridgeline Emergency Spill Response team.