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Our Staff

We're very proud of all the hard-working employees at Timberland Supply that have helped make us the #1-rated outdoor power equipment store in Alberta.  

Our mechanics are highly trained and have years of experience working in the power equipment industry.  There aren't too many problems that they haven't seen, and that means that your equipment will be repaired faster, saving you time and money. 

Also, at Timberland all our sales staff are non-commissioned. You can shop at our store with complete confidence knowing that the recommendations that we offer, are based strictly on providing you with the best products and solutions to meet your particular needs and wants. 

Below you'll find short bios and pictures of all Timberland Supply staff members to help you get to know us better.

Dan Cavani: President & Co-owner

Dan and his family have been in the chainsaw business for more than 60 years. Dan’s father was a faller, and Dan started using chainsaws with his brothers when he was about eight years old. He began working part-time at his brothers’ chainsaw shop at age 15, and continued to work there summers while he completed his Mechanical Engineering degree. Dan spent 9 years as a CAF pilot, and is currently an Air Canada Boeing 787 Captain.

Dan is passionate about Timberland and chainsaws, and 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

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.

Adam Baker: Service Manager & Lead Technician

Adam Baker

Adam “Bakerized” Baker joined Timberland shortly after Dan and Grant bought the company in early 2014. Adam has extensive formal technical trailing with certification and experience in a wide variety of power products, including Stihl (Master Technician), BRP (Seadoo, Skidoo, Can-Am), ATV/UTV, Husqvarna, Wacker Neuson Echo, Kohler, Briggs and Stratton, Honda, Mercruiser, Evinrude, Kioti and Cub Cadet.

Adam is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of outdoor and power sports equipment and has transformed Timberland’s service department into one of the best repair facilities in western Canada.

Adam is the key driver behind the development and continual improvement of Timberland’s Bakerized performance-enhancing chainsaw customization processes. Adam continues to personally oversee each and every one of the hundreds of Bakerized saws that Timberland builds and sells across North America, Europe, and New Zealand.

Lois Church: Office Manager

Louis Church

Lois has been with Timberland as our office manager since 2014. She provides excellent support in all areas of administration including HR, accounting and purchasing. Lois is often complimented by our customers and suppliers for her pleasant attitude and high efficiency and is an invaluable asset to the rest of our team members.

Paul Oullette: Assistant Sales Manager

Paul Oullette

Paul’s background is extensive and includes roles in supervision, operations and maintenance in the oil and gas industry. Paul is also an experienced mechanic and fabricator and effectively brings this experience to his sales role at Timberland. Paul prides himself on providing exceptional customer service and is always ready and willing to help you with all your equipment needs.

Jared Nelson: Parts & Inventory Coordinator

Jared supports the entire Timberland operation as the Parts and Inventory Coordinator. He has several years of operational and supervisory experience, and he is a customer service specialist. Jared has a significant knowledge base and is ready and able to help with all our products, including parts and special orders.

Bob Bogun: Inside Sales

Bob Bogun

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.

Ryan Cavani: Sales Associate

Ryan Cavani

Ryan is a serious chainsaw enthusiast and has been involved with outdoor power products and power sports industries as long as he can remember. He has been using chainsaws since age 12, and selling them since he was 16. Ryan has an extensive background in the hospitality industry, and is completing the final year of his Communications degree at MacEwan University.

Cole Mandin: Service Technician

Cole has been with Timberland since 2017 providing Service Technician support. He is responsible for all service preparation, service parts management and customer support calls / follow-up. Cole is very dedicated and hard working and has been a great addition to our service technician team.

Daniel Cavani: Media Manager

Daniel is a media consultant who joined Timberland to take over responsibility for the maintenance and development of Timberland’s websites, social media, and customer contact initiatives. Daniel has an extensive background in customer service and fund raising.

Guntis Kivlenieks: Sales Associate

Guntis is a recent addition to Timberland and comes with an extensive background in the forest industries of Europe and Canada. Guntis has excellent customer service skills, is high energy and multi-lingual, and is very rapidly developing his product knowledge base.

Sterling Exner: Service Writing & Service Support

Sterling is the newest addition to our service department and brings a wealth of personal and professional experience to the Timberland team. Sterling will be involved primarily in repair and service writing roles at Timberland, and will also support parts and sales as required.

Birk Oullette: Sales Associate

Birk has been working with and around equipment for many years. Birk joined Timberland a couple of years ago, and does a great job of assisting our customers with their product purchases and after-sales service.

Quinn Nelson: Parts and Inventory

Quinn works in the Parts Department and focuses primarily on inventory receiving and warehouse activities. Quinn is also a parts sales associate, and brings good energy to our Parts Department.