Who We Are

Our Team

Board of Directors

We’ve Got Your Back

Our industry leaders are passionate advocates, innovative thinkers and community collaborators.

Trevor Hildebrand

Chair

Wayne Davidson

Past President/Secretary-Treasurer; Past President, MCAC

Kyle Wisniewski

Vice Chair

Simon Miller

Brittany Manulak

Blaire Masztalar

Robert Marchiori

Keith Pearce

Steve Robinson

MCAC Director, BC

Mike Vesterback

MIRA Rep

Maddie Davidson

Next Gen Board Liaison

MCABC Staff

Kim Barbero

Chief Executive Officer
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Kim, who was named CEO in 2019, works closely with MCABC’s Board of Directors to define member value and set the strategic direction of the organization on behalf of the mechanical contracting industry. Her focus, passion, energy and curiosity drive action and influence change. Kim is a proponent of collective representation and a driver of professional excellence. In collaboration with MCABC staff, Kim is responsible for ensuring she delivers on the Association’s annual plan. Kim’s leadership experience spans the not-for-profit, consulting, and corporate sectors. Kim is a journalism graduate and an Accredited Business Communicator (ABC).

Cathleen Basco

Manager, Membership and Events
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Cathleen has a background in customer services and works closely with the Board of Directors and Association staff to increase MCABC membership. Cathleen has strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills which are well suited for her role dedicated to member engagement. Cathleen’s background includes several years in the insurance industry, including as a Sales Manager for Sun Life Financial and event execution for career fairs for private, public and crown corporations. Cathleen loves growing partnerships and executing events that are creative and innovative that engage members.

Sarah Kanakos

Manager, Marketing & Communications
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Sarah has a background in government relations and leads strategic communications and marketing for MCABC. Sarah has over eight years of experience working for government, non-profit organizations, and companies to deliver communications, government, public and media relations strategies. Sarah has developed strategic integrated communications plans for company stories, including brand storytelling and narratives. Sarah has a degree in Political Science and a Graduate Degree Fine Arts, Opera Studies.

Althea Alabat

Marketing Communications Coordinator
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Althea works to support the marketing and communications team and has experience in marketing strategy, social media management, production, and campaigns. Althea began her studies in psychology, and she graduated with a BBA in marketing. Her expertise is based on understanding the consumer psyche, paired with a creative eye and a strategy behind the story.

Whether Althea’s strategizing a campaign, behind the camera on production, or creating content, it’s all about the power of storytelling across multiple mediums and connecting to the audience with authenticity.

Kathia Vences

Membership & Programs Coordinator
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Kathia works to support the membership team and is passionate about team building, stakeholder engagement, and events. Kathia moved from Peru and has international work experience in the financial, construction and mining industries. Her experience includes leading, implementing, and monitoring training programs and developing strategies that focus on sales-oriented results.

Kathia recently completed a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with Honors. Kathia is a collaborative team player, a problem solver, and enjoys making a positive impact for MCABC members.

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