Dan Cavani: President & Co-owner
Dan has been involved with chainsaws and the outdoor power equipment industry for as long as he can remember. He began using chainsaws with his brothers and family when he was eight years old and, in one form or another, has been selling and repairing them since he was 15. Dan has several years of project management and sales experience and first began doing project work with Grant in 2005. Dan and Grant are good friends and became business partners in 2013. Dan continues to concentrate on business development and assisting the team in providing Timberland’s valued customers with outstanding service and support.
Grant Hipfner: General Manager & Co-owner
Grant has been Timberland Supply’s General Manager since purchasing the company with Dan in 2013. Grant has an extensive background in customer service management, having owned and operated several consulting and retail businesses in Canada and the US. In his role as GM, Grant directs the day to day operations and ensures that Timberland continues to grow with a dedication to providing new products and services including a new focus in the rental products market. Grant’s focus on helping the team deliver exceptional customer service and support on a daily basis has been a critical factor in the successful development and strengthening of Timberland’s customer relationships.
Lois Church: Administrative Support
Lois has over 40 years’ experience operating her own bookkeeping and accounting services and support business. Lois provides Timberland with accounting, inventory and administrative support. Lois is a great communicator and is always happy and available to answer any administrative questions.
Bob Bogun: Inside Sales
Bob’s 40+ years of technical sales and service experience has helped to make him one of the best outdoor power products sales professionals in Canada. Bob leads our inside sales team and is well-known for his outstanding customer service and his friendly demeanour. Bob always puts his customers first and is extremely well regarded for his personal dedication to sales and after sales support. Bob has a vast knowledge of Timberland’s outdoor power products and is very proud to be the top sales person for Stihl products in Western Canada.
Kevin Stanton: Commercial Sales
Kevin has recently transitioned into commercial sales after spending 10 years as a journeyman mechanic in Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE), Recreational Power Products, heavy duty and agricultural equipment service and repair. Having personally used and repaired most of the equipment that Timberland sells, Kevin’s experience allows him to take a very practical approach to providing Timberland’s customers with the right high-quality products to meet their needs and budget. Kevin spearheads our skid steer attachment sales and commercial equipment rentals, and has quickly gained accolades from our numerous customers for his great service and after sales support.
Brent McTavish: Parts & Inventory
Brent completed his studies at NAIT in 1998 and has been selling and repairing Stihl and Husqvarna power products ever since. Brent is a Stihl Master Technician and is also certified with Husqvarna and Briggs and Stratton. Brent’s technical expertise and experience make him unbeatable when it comes to parts and inventory support. Brent is the go-to person for information about older saws and equipment, and that knowledge proves very helpful for our customers who are looking for parts and advice to keep older equipment going longer. Brent is as comfortable on the service bench as he is on the sales counter and can be counted on to provide support to all our customers and staff.
Adam Baker: Service Coordinator & Lead Technician
Adam joined Timberland in 2014 and helped transform Timberland’s service department into one of the best service facilities in western Canada. Adam is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of 2-cycle and 4-cycle engines, providing support and guidance to ensure Timberland’s technical team is working to the highest level of proficiency. He is able to quickly assess and repair issues in the broad range of products that Timberland sells, rents and repairs. Adam has extensive formal training including certification and experience in wide variety of power products including Stihl (Master Technician), BRP (Seadoo, Skidoo, Can-Am), ATV/UTV, Husqvarna, Echo, Kohler, Briggs and Stratton, Honda, Mercruiser, Evinrude, Kioti and Cub Cadet.
Marc De Raeve: Technician
Marc has been a great addition the Timberland team and brings with him a wide variety of entrepreneurial, technical and mechanical skills. Marc is a Certified Machinist and CNC programmer and spent several years owning and operating his own business in Belgium before moving to the south of France where he was Chief Mechanic at a large forestry University. Marc’s addition to the technical team provides Timberland with much broader service capabilities.
Sven Schumacher: Technician
Sven came to Timberland with extensive experience in off-road motorsports and marine recreational products. Sven’s formal training includes Journeyman Production Mechanic certification from Germany, as well as certification with BRP (Seadoo, Skidoo, Can-Am) and others. Sven has a broad technical background in the marine industry (2-cycle and 4-cycle) along with extensive ATV and side-by-side service and repair experience. Sven is a very versatile technician and a valuable member of the Timberland team.