GORDON SALAHOR Chief Executive Officer
Prior to founding Wolf, Gordon was a founder and principal of Mistral Energy Inc., VP of Commercial Operations for Taylor Gas Liquids Ltd., the Manager and Administrator of Taylor NGL Limited Partnership. He also held positions with Ernst & Young in their gas industry management consulting practice and various engineering positions with Dow Chemical Canada.
Gordon has a deep understanding of the North American midstream and natural gas liquids environments and develops innovative solutions to address customer’s needs with creative commercial arrangements to drive value. Gordon has direct experience with overseeing production planning, buying and selling of natural gas, operations and corporate development, regulatory affairs and investor relations.
Gordon holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (1982) and an MBA (1991) from the University of Alberta. He holds a professional engineering designation in the province of Alberta.
BOB PRITCHARD President
Prior to founding Wolf, Bob was a founder and principal of Mistral Energy Inc. where he helped the company take its assets from concept to their ultimate sale to a publicly traded entity. Bob has also held the following positions: Taylor Gas Liquids Ltd. President and CEO, Solex Energy VP Business Development, and Amoco Canada where he oversaw one of the largest sour gas processing facilities in Alberta.
Over his 15 year career with Amoco, Bob held several management positions in Calgary and various Engineering Group Supervisor assignments in operations and reservoir engineering. Bob has also held positions at Amoco’s research facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma and worked in the Edmonton and Elk Point, Alberta field offices with a focus on heavy oil production and reservoir engineering.
Bob holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queens University (1980), and a professional engineering designation in the province of Alberta.
DAVID SCHMUNK Chief Development Officer
Prior to founding Wolf, David was founder, principal and, COO of Mistral Energy Inc. David has also held positions with Taylor NGL Limited Partnership (COO) and, TransCanada Pipelines, where he served as VP Operations in addition to other engineering roles involved in the design, construction, commissioning and operation of gas plants in Western Canada.
David has overseen multi-million dollar pipeline and gas plant expansions and has been responsible for the execution of all aspects of regulatory, public consultation, engineering, operations, and administration for the projects.
David holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan (1982), and a professional engineering designation in the province of Alberta.
WARREN PEERS Chief Financial Officer
Prior to founding Wolf, Warren was Finance Manager for Mistral Energy Inc., Controller for Sea NG Corporation, and held domestic and international senior finance and accounting manager positions with Solex Development Corp., Apache Canada, and Fletcher Challenge Energy.
Warren has been responsible for and, has insight into, all aspects of financial management, domestic and international activities, internal and external reporting, compliance and a long history of growing entities within the midstream sector. His work is consistently approached with the customer in mind.
Warren holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary (1991), and CMA and CPA designations in the province of Alberta.
KEN TEMPLE Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Prior to founding Wolf, Ken held the following positions: Mistral Energy Inc., VP Major Projects, AltaGas, Manager of Extraction Engineering, Taylor Gas Liquids Ltd., Sr. Development Engineer, BP, Amoco Canada and, Dome Petroleum.
Ken has over 30 years of experience with new project development, construction, day-to-day operations, engineering, and transitional support. At Wolf, Ken is responsible for facility engineering and design.
Ken holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta (1984), and a professional engineering designation in the province of Alberta.
BOB LOCK President, Pipeline Business Unit
Prior to joining Wolf, Bob was broadly responsible for all aspects of the commercial and physical operations for Pembina’s NGL Midstream business, including operations, business development, engineering/project execution, marketing and strategic planning/performance.
Bob has 25 years of experience in natural gas, NGL operations and commerce. Prior to Pembina, he had progressively senior roles with Provident Energy, Encana, PanCanadian and NOVA Corporation.
Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta (1992), an MBA from the University of Calgary (2002), and a professional engineering designation in the province of Alberta.
JEFF PEARSON President, Carbon Business Unit
Prior to joining Wolf, Jeff held the position of VP Business Development and Strategy at Veresen Midstream. Jeff has over 20 years of diversified oil and gas industry experience across commercial and financial roles. He has worked in business and commercial development in the upstream at TAQA North, as a private equity investor at ARC Financial, a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co., and as a gas trader and heavy oil engineer at Koch Canada.
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta (1996), an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (2003), and a professional engineering designation in the province of Alberta.
BRAD MATTSON Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Prior to joining Wolf in 2015, Brad held numerous positions with AltaGas including, Divisional VP Commercial Operations – Gas Division, Divisional VP and Controller – Gas Division and, VP and Corporate Controller. Prior to AltaGas, Brad was CFO for Taylor Gas Liquids Ltd. He also held a series of positions with Fluor Corporation covering project management and controls, marketing, finance, procurement and contracts.
Brad has more than 20 years of experience in risk management, capital markets, debt and equity financing, and major system integration. At Wolf Brad is responsible for capital market activities and new investment project management.
Brad holds a Bachelor of Management, Accounting from the University of Lethbridge (1991), and an MBA from Queen’s University (1995).
BRUCE GRAY Vice President, Corporate Development
Prior to joining Wolf, Bruce was Vice President of Operations and Engineering at Access Pipeline Inc. Bruce has over 30 years of experience in the upstream and midstream areas of the oil and gas industry, having previously held leadership, operations, engineering and project management responsibilities at Access Pipeline, TransCanada Pipelines, Novagas Canada, Federated Pipelines and Home Oil.
Bruce holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta (1985), an MBA from the University of Calgary (1994) and professional engineering designations in the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia.
ERIC SZMURLO Vice President, Corporate Development
Prior to joining Wolf in 2016, Eric worked for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board where he held the position of Principal, Infrastructure Investments. Eric also previously worked in the Energy Investment Banking group at RBC Capital Markets in Calgary and London, UK.
Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts, Economics from Queen’s University (2004), and an MBA from the University of Chicago (2009). He is also a CFA Charterholder.
PAUL SLOBODNIK Vice President, Commercial Operations and Engineering
Prior to joining Wolf, Paul was Maintenance & Reliability Manager for ConocoPhillips Oil Sands Operations. Paul has 29 years of experience in many areas of the upstream oil and gas industry, having previously held leadership and engineering positions at ConocoPhillips, BP, Tundra Engineering, Veco Engineering, Enerflex, and Esso Resources.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo (1987) and an MBA from the University of Calgary (1993). He holds a professional engineering designation in the province of Alberta.
KURT ROEBUCK Vice President, Operations
Prior to joining Wolf, Kurt held various operations roles in his 13 years with Access Pipeline Inc. Kurt has held operations and maintenance positions with TransCanada, Williams and Provident Energy supporting the Redwater NGL Fractionator and Olefins facilities as well as NGL liquids pipeline systems. During his 25+ years within the industry, Kurt has been involved in the operations, maintenance, design, construction and commissioning of pipelines and NGL fractionation facilities. Kurt attended the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in the disciplines of Instrumentation and Electrical.