OUR TEAM


Lorne Milne, CEO & Senior Legal Advisor

After graduating from the University of Manitoba and York University, Lorne began his career as a corporate and real estate lawyer in Winnipeg in 1976, moving to Vancouver, BC with his wife and 4 children in 1989. After running a successful law practice for 23 years, Lorne left the active practise of corporate law to co-found GMC Projects in 1999. Lorne continues to be a driving force behind GMC’s success and is active in all areas of our operations.

 

Jordan Milne, President

Raised and educated in Vancouver BC, Jordan began his career as a project manager for GMC Projects in 2007. Shortly thereafter Jordan shifted his focus to the development and investment side of GMC’s business while undertaking Urban Land Economics at the University of British Columbia. Jordan was named President of GMC Projects in 2011.  Jordan leads GMC’s team providing thoughtful design, innovative thinking, meticulous attention to detail and an unrivaled dedication to the project vision.  

 

Tonny Kiptoo, Vice President Development

With over 10 years' experience in the hospitality and project management industries, Tonny brings a hands-on approach to GMC. He works directly with our construction and consultant teams. Tonny is graduate of Royal Roads University and has worked with organizations such as Soho House in London, England where he enhanced his project management and team building skills. Tonny enjoys utilizing his diverse skill set to provide technical knowledge in construction and project coordination. 

 

Vice President Finance

GMC is searching for a Vice President, Finance who has a passion for operating a business in an ecologically responsible manner and who can embrace our desire to lead by example by living life in a balanced, community-based fashion. The successful candidate will lead our multi-faceted real estate investment company in all aspects of accounting operations and will be well suited to an entrepreneurial minded individual with a keen interest in real estate. Serious consideration will be given to an up and coming CPA therefore, if you are nearing the end of the program we would strongly encourage you to apply. To apply please contact: Sheenagh Beadell at s.beadell@chemistryconsulting.ca  

 

Doug Schell, Construction Manager

Doug brings over 40 years' of experience in the construction industry to GMC. He started as an Apprentice Carpenter and in 1977 obtained his Journeyman and Interprovincial Carpenter status. For 25 years Doug operated his own General Contracting construction company in Saskatchewan. After working as Branch Manager and later Director of Business development for Ledcor on Vancouver Island, Doug joined the GMC team in 2015. Doug has experience in residential, commercial and multi-family projects.

 

David Milne, Property Manager

After graduating from the University of British Columbia, David embarked on opening his own business and after over 10 years of success, David sold that business and joined GMC in 2016. A former Canadian National Champion in the mens 3000 meter steeplechase, David brings a determination and dedication to GMC’s property management operations. 

 

Ashley Milne, General Manager Hospitality

Ashley has a passion for creating great food and cultivating great experiences. After beginning her career as a chef and working in Europe at Michelin Star restaurants, Ashley moved into the resort hospitality business. As the manager of a boutique fishing resort in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Ashley broadened her skill set in the hospitality industry. After a successful experience in Haida Gwaii, Ashley took on the role as General Manager of Hospitality for GMC in 2016 and oversees the operations of the 121 room Econolodge in Victoria, BC. 

 

Glenda Infanti, Controller

“The Rock” of GMC. Glenda has been with GMC since its inception where she began as an assistant and secretary and moved to the role of Controller for GMC in 2005. As controller, Glenda oversees all day to day financial matters for GMC Projects and its associated companies. She is a graduate of Simon Fraser University and works from GMC’s Vancouver office. 

 

WHO WE WORK WITH

 

Legal Advisors

 

Vancouver: Clark Wilson LLP; 800-885 West Georgia St. Vancouver B.C. contact James Speakman, Managing Partner.

Victoria:  Wilson Marshall Law Corporation; 200-911 Yates St. Victoria B.C. contact Paul Morgan. 

Winnipeg: Taylor McCaffrey LLP; 9th Floor, 400 St. Mary Ave. Winnipeg Manitoba. Contact Douglas E. Finkbeiner Q.C.

Seattle: K&L Gates LLP; 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900, Seattle, WA 98104. Contact Charles H Royce

 

Auditors and Accountants

 

Vancouver: D&H Group; Chartered Professional Accountants; 10th Floor, 1333 West Broadway, Vancouver B.C. contact Larry Bisaro