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The work was conducted in an efficient and timely manner, and the project was completed on schedule and within budget.  This project was very successful due to the open communication and team approach by all parties involved.  It was also completed in a sensitive manner, minimizing interruptions to the daily operations of the staff.

Paul Estlin
Project Coordinator, Workers’ Compensation Board

Darcy McKeown - President & Owner

Darcy is the leader and visionary driving the success of Progressive Ventures as the contractor of choice in the northwest.

James Colongard - General Manager

James is a steadfast and skillful leader, drawing on two decades of experience as a senior superintendent managing industrial, commercial, residential and institutional construction projects.

A carpenter by trade, his high-level knowledge of the industry have made him integral to Progressive’s success.

In his previous role as HSE Manager, James was instrumental in bringing Progressive Ventures to full COR Certification. We are incredibly proud to have achieved this certification through James’ leadership.

Dave Cullinan - Construction Manager

Dave is an indispensable member of Progressive Ventures’ leadership team due to his  nimble management of logistically complex job sites, his clear and effective communication, and his unwavering commitment to site safety. Dave is uniquely capable at delivering the same quality we pride ourselves on in Terrace to remote sites throughout Northern BC.

Glenn Ferris - Civil Construction Manager

Glenn brings with him over 26 years of successfully overseeing all phases of multi-million-dollar heavy equipment and construction operations.

Advancing project and client objectives through embedded respect for safety, cost control, project progress, and scheduling. Backed by strong credentials and a proven history of on-time , on-budget, and high-quality project completions through effective management and team collaboration.