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Our Team 2018-11-02T17:09:32+00:00

Our Proventus team works together to help with your farm’s every need. With over 500 consultants nationally, we have advisors available to producers across Canada. To find an advisor that fits the needs of your farm, contact us.

CONTACT PROVENTUS

Our team can help you succeed. With consultants across the nation, we will find the perfect representative for your farm. 

1. 800. 982. 1674

Working with Proventus gives you access to our entire team of farm advisors. With over 500 consultants as part of our team, our specialties range from business management through to animal health and more! Whatever your concerns, Proventus will find the right fit for you and your farm.

Contact Communications Coordinator, Kassie Jansen to find out which consultant is best for your needs:

ADMINISTRATION

Kassie Jansen, Communications Coordinator 

Kassie joined Proventus in 2018 as the Communications Coordinator.

Kassie grew up in Matsqui Flats, B.C. With a deep rooted interest in the dairy industry, she followed her passion by working on different dairy farms to broaden her knowledge and skills.  She graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley with a diploma in Business Administration and a Professional Communication Essentials certificate. Along with her experience in the dairy industry, Kassie has extensive client-service experience, and enjoys combining her love of agriculture with business to build relationships and create opportunities for farmers in Canada.

Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Email: kjansen@proventusgroup.com

OUR TEAM OF ANIMAL HEALTH CONSULTANTS

Dr. Kristen EdwardsSpecializes in Calf Health, Nutrition, Reproductive Management, Dairy Comp 305 Data Analysis, and Milk Fatty Acid Analysis
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Wayne Shewfelt, Specializes in Nutrition, Herd Monitoring, Reproductive Management, Udder Health, Pressure Ventilation Consultation and Genomics
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. John ChesneySpecializes in Farm Finances, and Reproductive Management
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Scott WestlakeSpecializes in On-Farm Focus Group Meetings and Client Meetings
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Al Scorgie, Specializes in Production Medicine
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Clark Sinclair, Specializes in Pesticide Consultations, Cow Comfort, ProAction, and Beef Health Management
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Kalie Bernardo, Specializes in Facility Design Consultations, Cow Comfort, Cattle Time Budgeting, Ventilation, Small Ruminant Health Management, and Employee Training Sessions
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Molly Mackenzie, Specializes in Maternity Pen and Dystocia Staff Training and Protocol Development
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Alana McNichol, Large Animal Technician: Dehorning, Vaccinations, Calf Lung Ultrasonography, Runs Fresh Cow Monitoring Programs & Calf Health Performance Medicine Programs, and Data Gathering for Research Projects.
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Justin Kristjansson, Specializes in everything Beef: Embryo Collection, Freezing and Transfer, IVF Services, On-Farm Embryo Transfer Services with Mobile Lab, AI Synchronization Programs, Breed Soundness Evaluations on Bulls, and Export Qualified Bull Stud to Process and Freeze Exportable Semen
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Alberta
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Rob Stables, Specializes in everything Beef: Embryo Collection, Freezing and Transfer, IVF Services, On-Farm Embryo Transfer Services with Mobile Lab, AI Synchronization Programs, Breed Soundness Evaluations on Bulls, and Export Qualified Bull Stud to Process and Freeze Exportable Semen
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Alberta
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Adam Haight, Specializes in IVF, ET and Reproduction: Donor and Recipient Management, Inventory Organization, Calf Outbreak Resolution, and Young stock Management for Performance to Rear Animals Optimally Suited for Donor/Recipient Purposes.
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Mackenzie Littlejohn, Specializes in Calf and Heifer Barn Ventilation, and Feedlot Health Management (Ontario’s Representative for Troubleshooting and Employing Modules for Optimizing Gain and Margins in Feedlots)
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Robyn Elgie, Specializes in Dynamic Milk Testing: Vacuum Measurements, Parlour Crew Efficiency and Overall Performance during Milk Harvest
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Rebecca Cornell, Specializes in Dairy Herd and Cow/Calf: Resolutions for Outbreaks and Improving Individual Production Areas
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Katharine Found, Specializes in CQM, Government Grants and On-Farm Protocols: Holds Class Sessions and Individual On-Farm Training for CQM and ProAction
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Gillian Davidson, Specializes in Small Ruminant: Troubleshooting Outbreaks of Abortion/Scours/Death, and Improves Performance in Healthy Herds
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Reg Clinton, Specializes in Dynamic Milk Testing, Mastitis and Milk Quality (Resolving and Preventing High SCC and High Clinical Cases), Reproduction (Nutritional, Infectious, and Management Related Issues), and Communication (Profitability on Farms via Understanding of Cost, Debt Servicing, and Long-Term Planning)
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Bree Labute, Specializes in Business Management: Troubleshoots Practice Software and Management Issues to Identify Profit Centers and Expenses
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Blake Balog, Specializes in Bull & Heifer Breeding Soundness Evaluation and Development, Fixed Time Artificial Insemination Programs, Surgery of the Distal Limb, Field Sedation, Orthopedic Repair and External Coaptation, Lameness Diagnosis and Treatment, Nutrition Consultation of Cow-Calf/Heifers, Cow-Calf/Feedlot Vaccination Program Development, Field Necropsy and Gross Pathology
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Alberta
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Travis Marfleet, Specializes in Heifer & Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluations, In House Milk Culture Management/Interpretation, Herd Vaccination Protocols & Strategies, and Diagnostics Selection and Interpretation.
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Alberta
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Thomas Daborn, Specializes in Small Ruminant Husbandry, Reproductive Management, and Vaccine & Deworming Protocol Development, Dairy Calf Health and Management, and Smallholder Services
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Alberta
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Claus Leppelmann, Specializes in Herd Health Programs (specifically reproduction and herd performance to improve efficiency), Consultancy Services and Farm Staff Training, Mastitis Investigation and Milk Culturing to Reduce SCC on Farms, Calf Health (developing and monitoring calf protocols for future farm productivity), Barn Design (assisting in design and layout for cow health and profitability), Surgery, and Embryo Transfer
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Manitoba
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Karen Leppelmann, Specializes in Herd Health Programs (specifically reproduction and herd performance to improve efficiency), Consultancy Services and Farm Staff Training, Mastitis Investigation and Milk Culturing to Reduce SCC on Farms, Calf Health (developing and monitoring calf protocols for future farm productivity), Barn Design (assisting in design and layout for cow health and profitability), Surgery, and Embryo Transfer
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Manitoba
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Eric Maguet, Specializes in Herd Health Programs, Consultancy Services and Farm Staff Training, Mastitis Investigation and Milk Culturing to Reduce SCC on Farms, Calf Health, Barn Design, Surgery, and Embryo Transfer
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Manitoba
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Padraig O-Driscoll, Specializes in Herd Health Programs, Consultancy Services and Farm Staff Training, Mastitis Investigation and Milk Culturing to Reduce SCC on Farms, Calf Health, Barn Design, Surgery, and Embryo Transfer
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Manitoba
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Kurtis Swirsky, Specializes in Herd Health Programs, Consultancy Services and Farm Staff Training, Mastitis Investigation and Milk Culturing to Reduce SCC on Farms, Calf Health, Barn Design, Surgery, and Embryo Transfer
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Manitoba
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Lisa McCrea, Specializes in Dairy Herd Health and Reproduction and Embryo Transfer Mobile Services
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Brent Fawcett, Specializes in Preventative Dairy Health Care, Herd Production Medicine, Cow Comfort and Lameness, Farm Business Economics, and Client Education.  
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Benjamin Potvin, Specializes in Dairy Herd Health and Udder Health.
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Betty-Jo Bradley, Specializes in Embryo Transfer Work (Beef and Dairy), Consulting on Udder Health, Dairy Cow Transition Health and Metabolic Disorders.
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Alberta
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Kelli Pinner, Specializes in Dairy Lameness, Cow Comfort, and Barn Design, as well as Reproductive Work for both Dairy and Beef Cattle.
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Alberta
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Melissa Wallace, Specializes in Calf Health, and is a Certified Consultant in Positive Pressure Tube Ventilation Systems for both Calf and Dairy Barns.
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Alberta
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Amy Martell, Specializes in Dairy and Beef Small Ruminant Medicine.
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Alberta
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dr. Thomas Veens, Specializes in Herd Health, Specifically Reproduction, Calf and Heifer Rearing, Transition Cow Management, Disease Prevention, and Protocol Development. Dr. Thomas also works with Bulls at Artificial Insemination Centers as part of an Embryo Transfer Team. 
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Ontario
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

OUR TEAM OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS

Denise ParkerCPA, CGA. Regional Agriculture Leader
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dominic TilburyCPA, CGA. Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Leslie McConnelCPA, CGA. Business Advisor, Agriculture Farm Income Programs Leader
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Dan LeppCPA, CA. Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Eben LouwCPA, CA, MPHIL, B.MIL, HON BCOMM, HON BCOMPT. Regional Food and Beverage Leader.
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Tanya GeorgetCPA, CA. Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Jeremy JohnsonCPA, CA. Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Matt RiedigerCPA, CA. Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Michael MurphyCPA, CA. Agriculture Tax Specialist
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Marsha StanleyCPA, CA, CBV, CGA. Regional Agriculture Leader
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Mike HughesCPA, CA. Agriculture Tax Specialist
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Cory Vanderhorst, CPA, CA. Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Karen Guinan, CPA, CGA. Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Geoff McIntyre, CPA, CA. Regional Food and Agriculture Manufacturing Leader
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: British Columbia
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Marvin Slingerland, Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Alberta
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

David Engdahl, Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Saskatchewan
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Ron Friesen, Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Saskatchewan
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

Eric Olson, Business Agriculture Advisor
Toll Free: 1-800-982-1674
Fax: 604-425-1876
Province: Manitoba
Email: team@proventusgroup.com

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