The team here at Natsco is made up of dedicated and knowledgeable individuals with over 1,000 combined years of industry experience. The Natsco team is committed to go above and beyond your expectations when creating solutions for you – our customer.
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Dave brings his 36+ years of experience and service in the transit industry to lead the business.
His focus has always been customer relationships built on trust and service.
Dave’s personal integrity, honesty and work ethic drive the business using a common sense approach.
His commitment to objectives ensures the business delivers on each and every promise.
Dave has enjoyed a successful career in the Bus and Rail Industry.
He served 18 years with a large bus manufacturer with experience ranging from prototype development to mass production.
He spent 5 years with a large passenger rail car manufacturer as lead of one of seven business units in North America. In those five years, he was responsible for all budgeting, strategy, ROI, execution and customer satisfaction while maintaining the highest level of success.
His project management skills were utilized in opening new plants, successfully implementing a SAP software implementation, documenting new process controls and for strategic growth planning.
Dave’s leadership style empowers his employees to have complete ownership of their responsibilities.
This ownership allows his teams to create success.
He tells his teams to stand up for themselves and what they believe in.
Dave is a people person with compassion and common sense for all aspects of business and is comfortable with all levels of people in all positions.
Mike’s career began in 1997 as an Application Engineer in the CNC Machine Tool Industry. After quickly gaining valuable experience, he recognized a longer term opportunity with a multinational component manufacturer of Factory Automation and Work / Tool Holding equipment. His entrepreneurial spirit led him to develop the business strategy for profitable growth and soon the first Canadian office was opened. Through his passion and devotion to build the brand, the company was soon well established across Canada. Mike took a vision and made it reality through sound strategy and strategic development. His focus on customer service and customer relationships were the backbone to the teams’ success and continuous growth. Mike enjoys working with people who are made up of honesty, integrity, hustle, passion and who have a strong commitment to what they do.
Outside of work Mike enjoys spending time with family. He can be found at the local rink or ball diamond coaching or cheering on his kids who participate in hockey, baseball and gymnastics. Golf and fishing are also his past times.
Mike is a self-motivated entrepreneurial individual who is always looking for opportunity to build the business and is a welcomed addition to our Natsco Team.
Todd possesses a Mechanical Engineering background in Transit Manufacturing and Service Industry. He has successfully managed and grown an After Market division in the Rail Industry over a 7 year period.
With 18 + years in the Transit industry, Todd has gained valuable experiences working with Transit Authorities and with this, he has also developed many long lasting relationships with his customer base over the years.
Managing operations and most recently managing and directing the Project Management & Engineering groups, Todd’s focus emphasises on value added product development along with customer specific solutions.
Craig brings thirty nine (39) years of experience in the transit industry with several major Bus Manufacturer and Parts Distribution Companies.
Flyer Industries – Production, NPD, Service Group, Parts Sales Manager,
Target Transit Supply Inc. – President,
Muncie/Baker Transit Supply – Executive VP & GM,
New Flyer Industries LLC – Parts Sales Manager
Also held several senior positions in Inventory Management and New Product Development.
Attended Red River Community College – Mechanical Trades, Graduate of the University of Manitoba – CIM Program
Chris came into the transit industry in 2005 and gained valuable experience working with three industry-leading manufacturers:
Kawasaki Rail Car, Bombardier Transportation, and Frauscher Sensor Technology.
He earned a B.S. in Ocean Engineering from the University of Rhode Island, and has brought a variety of engineering skills to many aspects of the rail industry:
Production engineering, RAMS, quality assurance & control, warranty & aftermarket support, technical sales, and operations.
His experience with rail vehicles and train detection technology is a welcomed addition to the Natsco family.
Chris is based in New Jersey, and is dedicated to sales and business development across the US.
In his spare time, Chris spends time with family, writes books, and plays hockey.
Rob has over 25 years of experience in the transit industry aftermarket, 21 of those were with Daimler Bus (formerly Orion) He also spent 4 years in passenger rail with Bombardier.
Rob has also held several key roles in Logistics and Warehousing, Purchasing, Customer Service Bids & Quotes.
Rob is a very focused team leader, results driven and highly motivated with key strengths of establishing and maintaining long term customer and vendor relationships.
Dave brings 8 years of experience within the Transit Bus Industry from Lucerix International Corporation.
As a Technical Sales Representative, Dave’s focus is on troubleshooting, Product and Customer Support up to and including product installation and customer satisfaction.
Along with his Marketing background, Dave is also focussed on business sales development and market analysis.
As a Certified Supply Chain Management Professional, Brian brings over 30 years of experience in overseeing large-scale overhaul and maintenance programs for rail freight and passenger cars.
He has an extensive procurement network, covering rail, bus and telecommunications.
Brian’s key areas of focus are projects.
Paul has 33 years of experience in the public transit industry with 29 of those at Daimler Bus Ind. where he held management positions in Production, Customer Service, New Product Development and Logistics
Over the last several years as our Field Service Manager at Natsco, Paul’s focus continues to be co-ordinating service contract agreements for implementation of product upgrades on rail and bus.
Important strengths that Paul brings to us is that he is a people person who has developed a reputation for working together with our customers to provide alternate solutions to the heavy day to day demands for labour requirements.
Jackie brings 13 years experience in the Transit Manufacturing and After-Market Industries.
At Bombardier in Production Control, Purchasing and Planning.
During this time, she also played an integral role in SAP software implementation supporting After Market and Production business expertise for Purchasing.
She also brings 20 plus years with a background in accounting and admin. for mid sized business set up, training and maintaining operating systems software.
Marvin brings over 30 years experience in the industry. Starting in the assembly process holding various positions on his way to being a purchasing agent as well as other key roles in the purchasing department with Daimler (formerly Orion). Also held key positions in OEM and After Market departments – Material Control/Scheduling, Sourcing and Procurement.
At Natsco, his focus in sourcing alternate vendors and cost reduction. Working these various positions has allowed Marvin to obtain a strong relationship with suppliers and vendors within the transit industry.
Marvin is a focused team player, motivates his coworkers to also stay focused to ensure the tasks are completed and on time.
Carly brings several years experience in customer service with a strong focus on customer satisfaction.
Carly’s first introduction to customer service for the transportation industry began at International Name Plate Supplies, a leading graphics manufacturer. There, her focus was managing orders for rail companies in both Canada and the United States. Working in a manufacturing setting she also gained an understanding and appreciation for the processes of supplying parts for transit equipment.
In 2013, she brought that customer service experience to Natsco Transit Solutions and has applied it to the after-market side of the transportation business.
Carly’s experiences and her passion to provide customer satisfaction makes for a strong contribution as part of the Natsco team.
Margaret brings 25+ years experience in AR/AP, Sales & Operations from Several Commercial Businesses as well as the Public Education System. Her background and strengths to detail serves as an asset in her new role as Office Administrator / Sales and Operations here at Natsco.
Gareth joined Natsco as one of our On-Site Technicians servicing both commissioned and
non-commissioned rail vehicles for Natsco customers.
Now as our new Customer Service Representative, Gareth will continue to deliver exceptional front line service and experiences for our clientele and brand in the future.
Katarzyna (Kasia) Barnecka
Kasia joins Natsco with 10 years experience in Finance Administration for the Retail Sector.
With her extensive knowledge in Administration, Bookkeeping, AR & AP practices,
Kasia is a welcomed addition to our Natsco Team.
Jeff joins Natsco after 15 years in the Tech Industry. He comes with a Bachelor of Science Degree with majors in Business Management and Marketing. Jeff also spent 2 years in the Mechanical Engineering Program at Sheridan College. Jeff is a welcomed addition to the Natsco Team where his primary focus will be Sole Sourcing & New Product Development.
Gavin joins Natsco with 5+ years experience in Front Line Customer Service, Warehouse Inventory Control & Order Processing.
Mike joins Natsco with 5 years experience in the Residential and Commercial Construction Industry.
Clayton brings 32 years experience at Daimler Bus (formerly Orion) R&D Department specializing in Electrical Product Development.
Doolchan comes to Natsco with 20 years experience at Daimler Bus (Orion) Paint & Body Shop as a Body Man/Painter.
Joselito comes to Natsco with 21 years experience at Daimler Bus (Orion) in the Assembly Plant as a Line Mechanic and Electrical Trouble Shooter.
Randy joins Natsco with 21 years experience at Daimler Bus (Orion) in the Assembly Plant as a Line Mechanic and Electrical Trouble Shooter.
Nicole joins Natsco with over 10 years experience in an analytical background, Nicole’s contributions are welcomed and her main focus is to support processes for all staff administrative activities as well as requirements throughout concept and implementation of new related projects.
Paul comes to Natsco with more than 30 years experience in Warehousing & Logistics at both Daimler Buses of North America and Neopart Canada.
As Warehouse Supervisor Paul’s experience in providing daily material requirements to production lines, Inventory Management and Supply Chain Logistics he comes as a welcomed asset to Natsco.
Andrea joins Natsco with 15+ years experience within the industry.
Bids & Contracts as well as Customer Service for both Daimler Bus (formerly Orion) and Bombardier.
Andrea’s background serves as a positive asset here at Natsco in her new role as Customer Service Representative.
Lloyd brings 35 years experience from within the Transit Bus Industry at Daimler (formerly Orion).
Primarily as a Systems Analyst and Project Manager.
Lloyd’s focus at Daimler was to establish and maintain the requirements to support long term Product Support, Warranty, Cost Recovery and Operating Systems.
At Natsco, his mandate is to provide the same level of support in various initiatives throughout.
Natalia joins Natsco with over 13 years’ experience as a procurement specialist with Emco Wheaton Canada.
Throughout these years, she has developed strong relationships with a number of transit component manufacturers and suppliers.
At Natsco, her focus is to negotiate and manage suppler contracts obtaining best delivery and highest cost savings.
When Natalia isn’t working, you will find her on the mountain bike trails or at the beach with her amazing kids.