It takes a lot of people to make B&B run smoothly. Here, we acknowledge our dedicated and loyal team members who work tirelessly to uphold the high level of customer service that B&B prides themselves on.
Bill started his career as a laborer in 1988. With experience and education, Bill quickly became a leading project estimator. He recognized a necessity in the construction industry for specialized selective demolition, disposal, dismantling and recycling services; so, in 1999 he created B&B Demolition Ltd.
B&B Demolition started as a very small organization, employing only four people. Today, the company has forty-six team members. Bill was the first person in Canada to earn Gold Seal Certification by the Construction Association in estimating and safety for the demolition industry.
Bill's focus is to find superior, safer, and more cost effective ways to satisfy his customers.
In 2010 Bill finished in the top three for the Small Business leader of the year award by the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce and was nominated for 2010 National Philanthropy Day awards. Bill has been an Alberta's Promise Partner since 2009 for the support he provides to children's charities in Alberta.
Bill is a member of the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO), and was named 2013 Construction Person of the Year by Alberta Venture Magazine. In 2013 he was named a Business leader of Tomorrow by Business in Edmonton Magazine. He has a Gold Seal Certification in Construction (GSC) and is a National Safety Officer (NSO) in Construction.
Penny has been a part of the B&B Demolition team since 2002. Penny has worked her way up through all of the positions in B&B. Starting in the shop as a tool driver, Penny became involved in field operations, safety, project management, and estimating. Her vast knowledge of the company, as well as the construction industry has allowed her to move into the General Manager role. Second only to the CEO, Penny is responsible for the smooth operation of all facets of B&B. Her excellent leadership skills and technical knowledge make her the perfect fit for the job.
Penny is an active member of Building Operations Management Association (BOMA)
Lorraine has been with B&B since 2000. She was educated in accounting from NAIT, and continues to pursue education in many other facets of management and business. Lorraine has played a key role in growing and sustaining B&B over the years. She has implemented many of the office systems and processes that are currently in use today. From accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll, Lorraine has played a part in all of B&B's operations. Lorraine is also the office contact for all of the charitable organizations that B&B sponsors.
Lorraine is a member of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce and has graduated from Dale Carnegie.
Ben started at B&B Demolition in 2001. He has dedicated himself to grow within the company, and has held many positions before becoming a full time estimator. His experience in the field and in safety enables Ben to estimate projects with a unique understanding of all details of the job. Ben is always striving to achieve excellence in the industry, and satisfy his customers.
Derek started with B&B Demolition Ltd in April of 2013, bringing with him 12 years of safety experience to the B&B's team. Educated traditionally in the Oil & Gas industry, Derek is making his first leap into the world of demolition at B&B. Derek has been a member of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering since 2005, and spends his free time coaching local youth minor hockey. With Derek's guidance and collaboration with management B&B strives to ensure that all projects are completed safely and incident free
Human Resources Manager
Cherise started with B&B in May of 2012, and brings close to five years of HR experience to the team. With a large portion of her previous experience dealing in industrial recruiting, Cherise hopes to improve the quality of B&B's workforce substantially. Her strong human resources experience has granted her the ability to improve the infrastructure of B&B's newest department. Her stong knowledge in HR will greatly improve B&B's efficiency and professionalism.
Marketing & I.T. Manager
Steven started with B&B in April of 2011 and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Alberta School of Business. He is in charge of all of B&B's marketing initiatives including social media, special events, and advertising in the Edmonton area. He is also B&B's photographer, and is responsible for all of the photos you will see in the photo gallery. Recently Steven has stepped into a more technical role, managing B&B's I.T. department. Steven brings three years of photography and marketing experience to the team, and is responsible for making B&B the most well known demolition company in Edmonton.
Steven has voulenteered with the West Edmonton Raiders Fooball Club since 2009, acting as an offensive coordinator and sponsorship manager. B&B is also proud to support the West Edmonton Raiders.
Nicole has been with B&B since mid-2012 and brings four years of executive experience to the organization. Nicole started as B&B's receptionist and quickly grew to become the office administrator, responsible for all of the accounts payable and payroll. In addition, she works tirelessly in her community, coaching youth cheerleading teams.
Danielle Vanstone joined the B&B team in February 2014, bringing close to three years of property management experience to the team. Danielle is now responsible for the efficient allocation of B&B’s staff and equipment resources at various sites throughout the city. In her free time, Danielle enjoys golfing and spending time with her family.
Sebastian Ireland joined the B&B team in February 2014, brining years of experience in mechanical engineering and residential construction to the team. Sebastian is new to Edmonton, but greatly enjoys his time here, and has taken over the daily operations of B&B’s shop, tools, and equipment. In his free time, Sebastian enjoys working out and playing sports. Prior to moving to Edmonton, Sebastian played Jr AA hockey, and Jr Baseball. He is also working towards his bachelors degree in mechanical engineering.
Ounce has been B&B's shop dog since 2005. If you stop by B&B, Ounce will be the first one to meet you at the door with a wagging tail and big smile. Bill Knight adopted Ounce from the SPCA, giving him a loving family at B&B.
B&B prides themselves in their dedication to providing superior benefits to their employees. B&B offers full medical coverage and RRSP matching to all employees after 3 months of employment. B&B also gives every employee a new pair of steel-toed boots after each year of employment. More information about company benefits can be offered by contacting us at (780)452-0354. Visit our careers page to learn about new employment opportunities.
B&B Demolition is 15 years old! Owner Bill Knight incorporated B&B Demolition Ltd. in December of 1999. After years of experience in the demolition industry, Bill decided to go on his own, and start B&B which grew from a small organization into the industry leader that it is today.