Jennifer Kerr, Operations Manager - Western Region

Jennifer’s career with Source Atlantic began in November 2017 as Source Atlantic’s Operations Manager for the Western region. Jennifer came to Source Atlantic with significant experience as an Operations and People Leader within the safety sector, including running the Operations and Service division, in the Prairie Region, for a National Safety Distributor. Jennifer is very passionate about the growth, development, and progress of the team she is leading. Jennifer has a B.A from the University of Winnipeg and has completed the Situational Leadership II and COR Auditor programs. Connect with Jennifer 

 

Mark Laprise, Operations Manager - Atlantic Region

Mark has a long and tenured career with Source Atlantic starting in September 2000. Mark began his career as President of Schooner Industrial, with three locations in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. In 2010, the Schooner locations joined forces with Source Atlantic whereby Mark set out to apply his significant managerial and operational experience as Source Atlantic’s Operations Manager for the Atlantic region. Without a doubt, Mark is passionate about building well-functioning, positive, and customer-oriented teams! Mark studied Financial Accounting at Nova Scotia Community College, completed the Professional Management program at Texas A&M, and is enrolled in the OSCO Leadership Certificate program. Connect with Mark 

 

Jane Northrup, Customer Solutions Manager

Jane’s career with Source Atlantic began in January 2019 as our Customer Solutions Manager. Jane is primarily responsible for developing customized supply chain solutions, overseeing projects and their implementations, and leading the machine automation and robotic solutions team. Jane is very passionate about project management, process improvement, and the power of a positive team environment! Jane has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Athabasca University and is Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certified.  Connect with Jane 

 

David Chamberlain, Service Sales Manager

David joined the Source Atlantic team in December 2001 and, as the Services Division Sales Manager, is responsible for managing the service and specialty product companies within Source Atlantic, with a particular focus on sales and business development. David is a professional engineer with a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia. He is passionate about providing time-sensitive solutions and exemplary service to our customers, which is fundamental to the success of the Source Atlantic service group. David’s background includes extensive experience in providing industrial product solutions, through roles in sales, sales management, and senior operational management.

 

Christina Brown, Marketing Manager

Christina joined Source Atlantic in August 2006, and, as Marketing Manager for Source Atlantic, is primarily responsible for marketing, advertising and digital strategy, eCommerce marketing, events, and brand development. Prior to starting at Source Atlantic, Christina spent four years in the Marketing department at an Atlantic Canadian building supply store, Kent Building Supplies.  Christina studied at Saint Mary’s University, earning a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Marketing, and subsequently completed her Master’s in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University in 2014. Connect with Christina 

 

Matt Hanlon, Applied Innovation & Technology Manager

Beginning his career with Source Atlantic as a summer student in 2007, Matt has had numerous roles within the company, most recently as our Applied Innovation & Technology Manager. This role is responsible for managing IT, eCommerce, and Analytics. Matt is very passionate about the digital evolution of business! Over the last 14 years, Matt has completed his Master’s of Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University and has been a champion in many IT implementations including Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Prophet 21 ERP, CribMaster, and Office 365. Connect with Matt 

 

Julie Marr, Human Resources Manager

Julie joined Source Atlantic in 1995 and held various payroll and HR roles before becoming the HR Manager/Payroll Manager for Source Atlantic in 2003. In her time with Source Atlantic, Julie has developed Source Atlantic’s human resources strategies, learning strategies, and culture, implemented our learning management system, our performance management process, negotiated our union contracts, and integrated multiple acquisitions into Source Atlantic’s culture. Julie studied at the University of New Brunswick, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration, followed by the completion of the Human Resources Certificate. Connect with Julie 

 

Sean Duguay, National Sales Manager

Sean joined the Source Atlantic team in 1999 and is an ambitious, sales-oriented, professional who excels in establishing mutually beneficial partnerships with customers and business partners. Sean has held various roles at Source Atlantic and, in 2016, became Source Atlantic’s National Sales Manager. Sean is both responsible for and passionate about developing a professional sales team through training and mentoring, expanding Source Atlantic’s customer base, and helping customers improve their business performance. In 1996, Sean obtained an Industrial Controls Technologies degree at NBCC, and in 2017 he received his Certified Sales Professional Designation. Connect with Sean 

 

Karen Pinette, Director of Operations and Supply Chain

Karen joined Source Atlantic in September 2006 following various management roles in Ontario and British Columbia with Weyerhaeuser Canada. In her time with Source Atlantic, Karen’s scope of management has evolved from Process Improvement Manager, Capital Projects Manager, and Supply Chain Manager, to the current Director of Operations and Supply Chain. A graduate of the Forest Engineering program at the University of New Brunswick and a registered professional engineer, Karen received her Master’s in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University in 2012. Karen is passionate about building talented teams for continuous business improvement and working with the team to ensure Source Atlantic has the right mix of inventory at the right time for our customers. Connect with Karen 

 

Pat Heaphy, Vice President Soucie Salo Safety

Pat has been providing customers with solutions to their safety needs since January 1989! Pat began his professional career with Soucie Salo Safety, working in almost every position within the company. From warehousing to purchasing to inside and outside sales, Pat’s scope of responsibility has continued to evolve. Pat is currently the Vice President of Soucie Salo Safety and works tirelessly to provide the very best safety products and solutions to ensure his customers make it home safe. Pat obtained his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University. Connect with Pat 

 

Tatiana Novikova, Director of Finance

Tatiana joined the Source Atlantic team in 2016 as the Director of Finance. Prior to joining Source Atlantic, she worked for McCain Foods Limited where she served as the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis in the Canadian operating entity and then at the global corporate structure level. Her expertise, besides financial planning and analysis, include accounting, product costing, and budgeting. Tatiana is passionate about solving complex problems and building teams! Tatiana is CPA CMA, MBA, and holds degrees in Chemical Engineering and Linguistics. Connect with Tatiana 

 

Steve Drummond, President 

Steve joined Source Atlantic in 2001 as President of Source Atlantic Limited. Steve’s professional journey began with obtaining his BBA at the University of Prince Edward Island and MBA at the University of Western Ontario (Richard Ivey School of Business). He has served on numerous Boards of Directors, most recently elected as a member of the board of directors for Affiliated Distributors (AD). In pursuit of providing strong governance for his board appointments, Steve completed his ICD.D designation for the Rotman School of Management.  Under Steve’s leadership, Source Atlantic has acquired several companies and has evolved into a dynamic supply chain management business that provides a wide array of world-class products, specialty services, and solutions to customers. Connect with Steve