Brent is one of the key founders of L.V. Control and has played an instrumental role in leading the company to unprecedented levels of performance. With over 30 years of experience in the automation and control industry and a strong marketing background, Brent brings a wealth of knowledge and a customer focused perspective that are distinctly reflected throughout L.V. Control’s products and service offerings. His in-depth knowledge of the agriculture industry, coupled with a strong business acumen are playing key roles in customizing systems to precisely match the needs of the agricultural community. L.V. Control’s team of professionals is inspired by Brent’s strategic focus and his visionary and empowering leadership; the company’s innovative outlook is a reflection of his vision.
Don Hack, P. Eng., M.A. Sc.
Manager – Integrated Solutions Group
As a proud member of the L.V. Control’s team for nearly 20 years, Don brings a wealth of knowledge to the Integrated Solutions Group by combining exceptional problem-solving skills with a strong educational foundation in Electronic Information Systems Engineering – Don holds an Engineering Degree and a Master of Applied Science. Well versed in a multitude of platforms and technologies, Don and the Integrated Solutions Group specialize in the integration of software and hardware to provide reliable and cost-effective solutions as part of L.V. Control’s automation control systems. Among Don’s greatest achievements while employed at L.V. Control has been the design and development of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) used in the company’s grain handling, feed processing, seed cleaning, fertilizer blending and sand handling systems.
Senior Electrical Design Engineer
Over 30 years of experience with key players in the agricultural and controls industry has provided Mel with a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of both the mechanical and the electrical requirements within a facility. Responsible for supervising and directing the work of L.V. Control’s team of electrical and process control design engineers and technologists, Mel specializes in the electrical distribution design of the company’s full system-house orientation. Mel’s main contribution to the L.V. Control’s environment has been the safe implementation of power distribution and motor control systems while complying with current electrical code standards at numerous high throughput Agra Industrial facilities. Mel holds a membership in good standing with the engineering associations of Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Jonathan Wiens, P. Eng.
Senior HMI Developer
Jonathan has progressed to a senior level position within the company due to his exceptional inclination towards developing configurable software that subsequently reduces delivery time while ensuring that each control system is designed exactly to customer and site specifications. A degree in Computer Engineering, coupled with several years of experience with C++ and other programming languages, has provided Jonathan the right tools to develop intuitive graphical user interfaces. Among Jonathan’s main contributions to L.V. Control’s environment is his involvement with the design and development of Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) used to improve efficiency in the company’s grain handling, feed processing, seed cleaning, fertilizer blending and sand handling systems.
Luis Mosquera, C.E.T.
Systems Support Technologist
Health and Safety
Front Row – Kenneth, Daniel, Don, Troy, Jerzy, Mustapha, and Gaëtanne (Absent from photo: Frank)
Front Row – Chris, Mike, Travis, and Troy Back Row – Jeff, Dylan, Tyler, Don, Mel, Jonathan, and Ron (Absent from photo: Jason and Rob)
Director of Engineering
Under the vigilant eye of Grant, L.V. Control’s teams of engineers and technologists are developing prototypes and creating human machine interfaces that have become a distinctive feature of the company’s automated control solutions. Grant’s technological proficiency, practicality and problem-solving approach, together with a thorough knowledge of the agricultural industry, have played a pivotal role in the company’s success since its inception, over 30 years ago. As one of the key founders of L.V. Control, Grant has combined his technological know-how with an innate desire to empower people to create a team-based environment that has become the company’s main source of innovativeness, allowing the company to consistently exceed customers’ expectations.
Gaëtanne Morais, MBA, CPA, CMA
Director – Finance and Administration
As part of L.V. Control’s Corporate Team, Gaëtanne’s main contributing skills lie in her versatility and her in-depth knowledge of financial accounting, human resources management and strategic planning. Nearly 20 years of experience in management, combined with a Master in Business Administration and a Certified Management Accounting designation have provided Gaëtanne with the right combination of tools to take on leadership roles in the areas of business administration and financial management. Gaëtanne’s main contributions to L.V. Control’s environment to date have been the implementation of an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning system to improve operational efficiency, and the expansion and formalization of the company’s Health and Safety Program.
Project and Electrical Design Engineer
As a Project Engineer, Troy is responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the technical and management aspects of projects, including the timely and satisfactory delivery of custom switchgear and automation systems to L.V. Control’s customers. Over 20 years of experience with the company and numerous significant projects as part of his portfolio, including overseas projects in Kazakhstan and Siberia, have provided Troy with the exposure necessary to undertake projects of any size, notwithstanding the cultural environment or the diversity and complexity of the control systems. Troy holds a membership in good standing with the engineering associations of Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Jerzy’s position as a Production Manager involves planning, coordinating and supervising L.V. Control’s electrical control manufacturing processes. As a valued member of the L.V. Control’s Production Department for seventeen years and as a holder of an Interprovincial Journeyman Electrician License, Jerzy brings the right combination of hands-on experience and technical knowledge to the position. His in-depth knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code, CSA Standards and Safety Programs makes Jerzy an excellent resource to manage the switchgear assembly and electrical panel building side of L.V. Control’s operations.
Ron is responsible for organizing the various components needed to initiate, execute and conclude L.V. Control’s projects. At L.V. Control, project management plays a key role in providing deliverables on-budget and on-time to the customer base; Ron’s main focus is to ensure that the company consistently maintains its promises. With nearly 20 years of experience in coordinating various projects and as a member of the Project Management Institute, Ron brings a wealth of knowledge to L.V. Control’s team environment by assessing, prioritizing and mitigating project risks.
Front Row – Ryan, Kenneth, Edmon, Mustapha, William, Steven, Jerzy, Ken, Raymond, Gilbert, and FengYi
Front Row – Tahir, Ashley, Mijo, and Luis Back Row – Jarret, Mathias, Mark, and Dave (Absent from photo: Frank and Brian)