Shawn Dowling – Profit Centre Manager
Shawn Dowling had joined McLennan Sales in April of 2011 as Profit Centre Manager. He had graduated from University College of Cape Breton (now Cape Breton University) with his Bachelor of Business, Majoring in Accounting. Prior to Shawn joining McLennan Sales , he was Branch Manager for Fastenal Canada in Winnipeg, Guelph, and Dartmouth, where he development great management skills. Shawn’s skills in management are top notch as he leads his team to great successes in Nova Scotia’s Waterworks Market. He knows exactly how to manage his team, by leading them with Trust, Confidence, & Direction of where they need to go. Other than his excellent Management Skills, Shawn has very fine details to numbers and formulas. He is our Human Calculator. Shawn is our staple in the McLennan Team!
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.
Shawn Weagle – Sales Development Trainee
Shawn is our newest teammate joining us in 2018. Shawn has a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Business Administration from Dalhousie University. Shawn has joined on with us as a Sales Development Trainee, where he will begin his endeavors with us in Shipping/Receiving and working his way up into the Sales Department, where he will learn to read blueprints, quotations, and world class customer service. Shawn is a very bright Person and with a great energetic personality, and we look forward to see where his future with McLennan Sales will take him and his teammates.
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.
Kyle Campbell – Shipper/Receiver
Kyle has been with McLennan Sales on and off for the last few years, starting here when he was in Grade 11 of High School. He has since graduated High School and starting working again with McLennan Sales Late 2017, stepping into the role of Shipper/Receiver. Kyle has worked in the Construction Industry in between high school and coming back, bringing McLennan Sales insights on sectors in the field to help further our Customer Service with those Clientele. Kyle is a driven young man, with a bright future to come, and we look forward to see what is waiting ahead.