Meet the Team

Tysen Lee

Principal

As president of WPML Inc., Tysen leads a team of project management and construction professionals to ensure an exceptional experience for our clients.

Tysen’s experience as an onsite project manager has allowed him to interact directly with both clients and tradespeople as both partner and guide. This collaborative approach is applied to everything Tysen touches, from client care to project development to budget management.

During each phase of construction, Tysen works closely with all parties, developing effective cost reductions or adding value engineering to deliver projects that meet the client’s exact specifications. A high level of effective communication is key to managing the expectations of all involved.

Tysen holds a B.F.A in Industrial Design, Carnegie Mellon University.

John B. Good

Director of Construction

John brings more than 45 years of design, planning, and construction experience to WPML. He is a two-time winner of Best Builder, Low Volume award from the Toronto Home Builders Association, and has also won the Excellence in Design Award, Town of Markham Design Excellence Awards.

John’s long-term, hands-on approach to construction projects helps him guide our clients through the often-emotional process of building their home, and helps balance their financial interests with their expectations.

John holds a Diploma, Community Planning from Mohawk College.

Jeff Pepper

Supervisor of Construction – Collingwood

With 25 years’ experience working on residential and commercial builds from start to finish, Jeff offers a wealth of skills and knowledge to WPML’s clients.

His hands-on expertise was developed through progressive construction roles such as framing carpenter, finish carpenter, and site supervisor, giving him a unique perspective in coordinating design with the site trades to deliver beautiful design builds.

Jeff is the primary site contact for WPML’s clients, ensuring prompt and attentive communication on work schedules and budgets, as well as providing complete client satisfaction.

Darren McFarland

Senior Project Manager

Darren brings a longstanding family tradition of working in the trades to WPML, applying his high standard of construction expertise and service excellence to ensure the best possible client experience.

With decades of hands-on experience in the field demonstrating technical innovation and attention to detail, he strives to keep every project on track, both in timing and financially. His demonstrated ability to understand client needs and project designs enables him to consistently deliver high quality products and results.

In his spare time, Darren restores old houses, including his own century home.

Martin Orlinski

Project Co-ordinator

Martin specializes in both new build and renovation projects, handling all facets of the construction process from Requests for Proposals right through to the final closeout.

His interdisciplinary experience involves working internally with project managers, estimators, and accountants, as well as externally with architects, designers, and tradespeople, tying everything together to help deliver projects on time and on budget.

Martin holds a Construction Project Management Certificate and Construction Estimating Certificate from George Brown College, as well as an Associate’s Degree from International Academy of Design and Technology.

Graham Ramshaw

Project Manager

Graham joined WPML full-time 7 years ago after completing Mohawk College’s Building Renovation Program. In his work with us he has held several positions from labourer through to his current role as Site Supervisor. Graham is a dependable team player who ensures that everyone is in sync throughout the project.

Graham’s unique problem-solving ability is focused on providing quality craftsmanship in every project he takes on. His excellent communication skills allow him to manage client expectations while leading the onsite trades to deliver the best possible result.

Jason Zikovitz

PROJECT MANAGER

With 14 years of experience working in residential construction, Jason has developed the strong knowledge and skills required to run a cohesive and focused job site.

His attention to detail and dependable work ethic are the driving factors behind the success that has led him to his current position as Site Supervisor.

Jason sets site safety as a priority for all workers. His honest attitude and open communication make him the go-to contact on site.

Ryan Nienhaus

PROJECT MANAGER

Ryan has over 20 years’ experience working on a combination of residential and commercial construction projects. Construction is in his blood; he was doing demolition work alongside his family when he was in his teens and progressed into a role as a small engine mechanic.

This jack of all trades brings an abundance of construction knowledge to every project. Ryan’s positive attitude and easy-going nature makes it easy for him to communicate with clients. His top priority is to ensure all projects are completed on time and to the highest satisfaction.

Will Howe

Project Manager

Over the past 20 years, Will has amassed a wealth of knowledge working as a carpenter, framer and foreman. Through his experience, he has refined his analytical and critical thinking skills, and he understands the importance of clear communication when it comes to running a job site.

His eye for detail and ability to work towards finding creative solutions pushes him to ensure things are done properly from the very beginning of the project.

John Gordon

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

John has shown a special interest in carpentry and woodworking from an early age. At 13 he helped build his first home and has been working in the industry ever since.

His passion for helping his clients build their dream homes is evident as he takes on every new project with a positive attitude and exceptional organizational skills. He always establishes realistic expectations while coordinating projects to ensure the overall experience is enjoyable for everyone and the deliverable exceeds expectations.

John’s diploma in Engineering Technology, provides him with added skills for better understanding of architectural drawings and easy correspondence with Architects.

John brings great value to every project he is involved in.

Carly Brown

Office Co-ordinator

Carly is the first point of contact in our office. She is the one who directs queries to the right team member in a timely manner. She manages the back-stage of WPML so our day-to-day operations run smoothly and efficiently.

She applies her strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills to ensure the financial transactions with the trades, clients and suppliers are accurate and timely so there are no billing surprises later.

Carly’s past roles in customer service and office administration have prepared her to accommodate strict project timelines while providing both our team and our clients with the support required.

Ana & Orlando

Accounting

Shawn Collins

General Carpenter

Joel Clark

 Skilled Labourer

Mitch Clark

Labourer

Paul McConnachie

Skilled Carpenter

Jeff Gifford

 Skilled Carpenter