McLennan Sales Dartmouth Meet our Team

Simon Pearn – Profit Centre Manager

Simon Pearn is the Profit Centre Manager.

Lorne DeCoste – Operations Manager

Lorne DeCoste had joined McLennan Sales in February of 2007. Previous to joining McLennan Sales, he was a teammate at our sister company Norwood Waterworks in Calgary, AB. Lorne started off in Shipping/Receiving & Doing Deliveries for Norwood Waterworks, where he met a many of faces in the Construction Field. When he moved back to Nova Scotia, Lorne was working with our Clients at the counter helping them in various aspects from Purchasing to Sales to being in the Yard when orders needed to be picked and shipped.  Lorne is now the Operations Manager for McLennan Sales Dartmouth. Lorne has been a great advocate for making sure that Operations/Administration have been running smooth within our PC (Profit Centre). You will still find Lorne today at the counter helping our Clients in front of him as well as in the behind the scenes via phone calls & Emails to make sure the clients are satisfied and have been dealt with a timely fashion.

Sheldon DeRoach – Outside Account Manager

Sheldon DeRoach has been a long time employee of McLennan Sales. Joining McLennan’s in 1986, Sheldon was a fresh out of University receiving his Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology. Sheldon brings years of experience and technical knowledge to our team and its clients. Sheldon is McLennan Sales Outside Account Manager, meaning he is always hitting the road to see our clients and making sure that there needs are always met. When Sheldon is not out on the road, you will find him with his head in a set of Blueprints, doing material take-off lists & quotes for public and private tenders. Sheldon is also a big advocate for bringing new materials and new tools to the Market, making sure Nova Scotia is not left behind the technologies that are out there. He is our book of knowledge in the industry, our go to!

Kyle Gracie – Inside Account Manager

Kyle Gracie had joined McLennan Sales in September of 2010. Previous to Joining McLennan Sales, he was a teammate with sister company, Emco Waterworks in Fort McMurray, AB. It was his first job after graduating High School, and stuck with it, as he saw himself with great potential as a career in this company. He started working Shipping/Receiving and quickly moved into Customer Service where he could serve the clients of Fort McMurray and the Oilsands north of the city. With limited staff in the PC (Profit Centre), Kyle had to learn quickly the product knowledge, quotations, and operations of the PC, in order to upkeep World Class Customer Service in the area. After 4 Years in the Fort McMurray market, a position for Inside Account Manager became available in the Halifax Region. Kyle was originally from Cape Breton Island so this was his perfect chance to be closer to home. Since moving to Dartmouth, Kyle has been trained on reading blueprints for Material Take-offs, still excelling in product knowledge, and driving to satisfy McLennan’s Clientele.

Randy Johnson – Shipper/Receiver & Wet Tap Technician

Randy Johnson joined on with McLennan Sales in 2002, where he had started as shipper/receiver. Randy had moved his way in on the counter, but found himself not wanting to sit still for any period of time, so decided that he wanted to head back into the yard, where he could help out our clients loading and unloading materials, and always giving the extra mile to those picking up and to those who needed their materials shipped out in a timely fashion. Randy has a very friendly demeanor, and everyone who comes into contact with Randy is made to feel very comfortable in dealing with him. Randy has also taken on another role with McLennan Sales as our expert Tapping Technician, tapping large diameter watermains, so the Towns/Municipality do not have to shut their water down in order to add a service to the line.

Noel Morgan – Sales Development Program

Noel is the newest member to join the McLennan Sales team in Dartmouth having started in October of 2020. Noel is a graduate of Memorial University’s 2017 Commerce Co-operative program in St. John’s, NL. Noel has been brought on to fill the Strategic Development Role and has hit the ground running. You will find Noel in the yard helping customers with orders as he learns all there is to learn about waterworks. He is excited to grow with the company as he progresses through the Strategic Development Role into a valued member of the sales team.

Brandon Marsh, EIT – Technical Sales, Sales Development Program

Brandon joined our sister company EMS Water shortly after obtaining his Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from Dalhousie in 2019. He made the jump over to McLennan Sales in early 2020. From designing water treatment systems and testing pumps to quoting take-offs while keeping the yard stocked, Brandon brings an array of technical experience. Coupled with his desire to learn and an all hands-on deck attitude, he looks to bring his customers exceptional service. With a keen interest in sustainability, look to see more innovative, green equipment coming down the pipeline. Find him on the front counter (when you’re allowed in post Covid-19) or give him a call for any quotation needs.

Nick Johnson – Shipper / Receiver and Hot Tap Technician

Nick is a legacy here at McLennans as Randy’s son. He joined the team in the fall of 2018 and has been a major asset in many ways. Nick brings twenty years of warehousing experience to the lead shipping and receiving role. Nick is also a trained hot-tap technician and has used this skill in assisting numerous customers on site with water main tapping. Nick is very diligent with his work and takes pride in preparing the right product ready for the right job, in a timely manner. Nick is excited to continue to learn and grow with McLennan Sales and looks forward to seeing you in the yard!