Regional Operations Managers


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 


Jason Willms, Operations Manager - Western Region

Jason joined Source Atlantic in 2023 as the Western Regional Operations Manager. His primary responsibilities are to evaluate and optimize operational performance, manage inside sales and branch managers and oversee procurement and inventory supply. He earned a Bachelor of Management Degree, Majoring in Marketing from the University of Lethbridge. Jason continued his education by completing the Dale Carnegie Course, and the Alberta Mortgage Broker Course. Jason has spent the past 30 years working numerous management positions most recently a position as the Executive Director of Operations for Cineplex Entertainment for Northern Alberta and Saskatchewan. Jason possesses excellent leadership skills and is enthusiastic about coaching, supporting teams to success, solving complex problems and executing diverse versatile thinking. Connect with Jason  


Regional Sales Managers


Jordan Udle, Atlantic Canada Sales Manager

Jordan joined the Source Atlantic team in 2020 as a Regional Sales Manager. His roles include overseeing the sales team, help develop and implement new sales strategies, curate and review sales budgets, and analyze sales data to drive sound business decisions. Prior to Source Atlantic, Jordan studied at Saint Mary’s University, earning a Bachelors or Commerce, following with a MBA in Marketing & Finance at Dalhousie University. Post graduation Jordan spent 12 years working as Account Manager, moving up to a Key Account Sales Manager for Saint-Gobain Abrasives. He is dedicated to motivating, supporting and directing the sales team to drive value to our customers by utilizing the consultative sales process. Connect with Jordan 


Dale Comessotti, Western Canada Sales Manager

Dale began his career with Source Atlantic in 2023 as the Western Regional Sales Manager responsible to oversee, mentor and supporting the western sales team. After high School Dale spent time in various selling and management roles in the Industrial sector. Just prior to starting at Source Atlantic, Dale spent five years as Regional Sales Manager for Tenaquip. Dale is passionate about creating solutions, building teams, developing positive environments, and striving for excellence in the workplace. Outside of work Dale love’s camping with his wife and ‘fur’ kids, skiing, woodworking, and “wind therapy”. Connect with Dale 


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.

Chris Pittman

Chris Pittman, Atlantic Canada Sales Manager – Plumbing, Heating, and Solar

Chris joined the Source Atlantic team in 2021 as the Regional Plumbing/Heating & Solar Division Manager. Chris’s responsibilities include managing everything plumbing, heating and solar as well as creating a clear vision and strategy to align with company goals and best serve customers. Chris earned a bachelor’s degree Business Management at Dalhousie and pursued 12 years in people management, empowering team members to make decision and take ownership. Chris employs a democratic leadership style focused on team member growth and achievement of personal and professional goals.


Senior Management


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 


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, Director of Sales

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 


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 


Josee LeBel, Director of Operations and Supply Chain

Josee joined the Source Atlantic team in April 2022 as the Director of Operations and Supply Chain. Josee has over 20 years of Business Improvement with leading roles in operations from small to large global companies. She has held roles such as Director of HR, which included international recruitment and immigration, and Director of Operations where she led the Canadian teams through the adoption of new technology to improve customer delivery and experience.  Josee is passionate about collaboration, continuous learning, coaching, and supporting teams to achieve their full potential. Josee is certified in PROSCI change Management, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and is a professional Industrial Engineer. Connect with Josee 


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