Meet our staff
Richard has been Enduron's fearless leader since 1997, and he brings vast experience to the table. Prior to his time with Enduron, Richard earned himself a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and a Master's in Business Administration. From there, he spent 15 years learning the industry at a major United States automotive parts manufacturer and a mid-sized Canadian industrial equipment manufacturer. At these companies, he gained valuable experience in marketing, operations, engineering and quality control before bringing these skills to customers at Enduron. Richard always gets a thrill from solving customers' technical challenges in innovative and resourceful ways.
Julian's expertise in the fabrication world spans nearly two decades. He's done it all, including inside sales, outside sales and acting as a sales manager and then office manager at another firm. When he saw an opportunity at Enduron open up, he jumped at the chance to join the company’s sales team. He's grown with the business, and after four years in sales, Julian became General Manager in 2010. What motivates Julian every day is knowing that there is always a new challenge ahead, and that Enduron's fearless team is eager to expand their capabilities.
With 39 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, Les brings a broad knowledge of the trade to Enduron’s factory floor. He joined the company in 1997, starting as an engineering technician who spent his days working in Solidworks 3D CAD design software. Les advanced to the Technical Services Supervisor position and was soon promoted to his current position as Engineering Manager. Enduron’s people are the reason Les enjoys coming to work every day. He says, “Working together on challenging projects, communicating with customers, problem solving and getting the job done right are some the things that make Enduron a great place to work.”
Mike has been a part of Manitoba's manufacturing industry for over ten years. Starting at Enduron in 2018 has allowed him to continue to grow and contribute to this thriving community. His background in finance gave him the problem solving skills and know how to take on any challenge. It is a constant goal for Mike to find strategic partners and customers to continue to propel the business forward. "I love that no two days are the same at Enduron. There are always solutions to our customers' challenges to be found and I love having a seat at the table to help".
Chelsea has been with Enduron since 2006 in a variety of roles, including estimation, customer service and, most currently, purchasing. A Bachelor of Science degree in biology and biochemistry from the University of Winnipeg has given her an eye for detail and an analytical mind – two qualities that she brings to all aspects of her life. Chelsea enjoys the technical side of her career at Enduron and the detail-oriented nature of the business.
JEFF DUGUAY, B.COMM., CA, CPA
Jeff joined Enduron in 2015, and he oversees the financial management and administrative aspects of the business. He has over 25 years of experience in senior management roles with companies large and small in the manufacturing, construction and service sectors. Financial management is his strong suit, particularly when it comes to strategic planning, budgeting, financial reporting, working capital management and growth and development. Throughout his career, he has managed profitability improvements and provided financial leadership and advice to business owners, supervisors and managers. With Jeff’s guidance, Enduron will continue to grow and succeed as a leader in the metal fabrication industry.
A member of the Enduron team since 2010, Christina has a strong background in psychology and human resource management. She is a vital part of maintaining Enduron's innovative company culture – a culture that allows team members to be creative and achieve incredible results for customers. Christina is there to make sure our employees are able to thrive. No matter how big Enduron gets, Christina says, "Maintaining positive employee relations is important to our business. We started as a small company and we continually try to maintain that small company feel as we grow."
Quality Assurance Manager
Rod Ganter has been a member of the Enduron team since 2011. As Quality Assurance Manager, Rod works closely with our customers’ quality and engineering departments to quickly resolve any quality issues that may arise. He promotes continuous improvement to ensure Enduron Corporation position as a preferred supplier and manufacturer. Rod is responsible for maintaining our ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System. Our quality management system is closely followed to reduce the opportunity for error. If there is a situation, Rod gets to the root of the problem in order to make sure issues are not repeated. Rod has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing, Quality Systems Management and implementation of ISO systems.