Team & Contacts

Backed by years of experience in operations, finance, and the energy sector, Ideal has assembled a dynamic management team.

Derrick Mysko


As the most senior member of the executive team, Derrick works closely with all management of the company to attain strategic goals, develop long-range objectives, and create corporate policies that align with corporate objections.

Derrick is a strong and focused leader with a keen determination to provide results. He has held executive leadership positions for over 20 years which has equipped him with a detailed working knowledge of all facets of Ideal’s business operations and administration.

Dave Killins

General Manager

Dave’s role as General Manager includes close collaboration with the President in planning, directing, and overseeing all aspects of Ideal’s fabrication and coating services along with quality and safety.  Dave holds dual Red Seal tickets as a Journeyman Pipefitter and Journeyman Carpenter with extensive experience in all aspects of fabrication and construction.  Dave values open and candid conversation, quality execution, safety and achieving projects on schedule and on budget.

Dave has been in Alberta since 1997 and has spent the last 20 plus years living in Grande Prairie.  Outside of work Dave enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing, scuba diving and in the summer spending time riding his motorcycle.

Cam Neal

Project Manager

Cam is responsible for management of Ideal projects through the fabrication and coatings process.  A journeyman welder by trade and with over 25 years of industry experience Cam is focused ensuring fabrication and coatings projects are delivered to our clients – on budget – on schedule while ensuring safety and quality metrics are exceeded.

Cam and his family have roots in Grande Prairie and in his spare time can be found camping at Slave Lake, hunting, just being outdoors and enjoying time with his wife and twin daughters.

Shawn Perks

Coatings Manager

Shawn oversees both of Ideal’s coatings shops in Grande Prairie and supports our clients’ needs in the field. Shawn’s primary focus is on managing schedule and client specification while ensuring Ideal’s high standard for quality are met.  Shawn is a Journeyman Painter and hold his NACE level 2 coating inspection certification and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in industrial coatings.

Shawn grew up in Alberta and has spent his last 11 years in Grande Prairie.  Outside of work Shawn enjoys spending time with family and friends and enjoys camping and fishing on his down days.

Nicole Wilson

Finance Manager

As Finance Manager, Nicole oversees all administrative functions including human resources, purchasing, accounting and data management.  She works closely with the President to ensure cost controls are in place and reporting on financial and budgetary aspects of the company are completed accurately and timely.

Nicole has 15 years of experience working in financial accounting, administration and office automation in the oil and gas and industrial construction industries.

Terry Sparrow

Fabrication Manager

Terry’s role as fabrication manager includes planning, directing and over seeing all aspects of fabrication. With having over 27 years of experience, Terry is focused on quality, safety and is schedule driven. Terry prides himself on incorporating these aspects into all projects and team members.

Terry has been in Alberta since 1996 and has spent the last 5 years in Grande Prairie. Outside of work Terry enjoys sports such as MMA and hockey, camping, making custom masks as a hobby and enjoys all aspects of electronics.

Normand Marcoux

Quality Control Manager

Norm is a CSA Level 1 welding inspector and has extensive experience in quality control from a shop and field execution standpoint.  As Quality Control Manager, Norm will oversee the overall management of Ideal’s Quality Program for coatings and fabrication service lines. Norm is focused on ensuring that Ideal’s quality expectations and those of our clients are achieved with a seamless flow through our operations process.  Norm works hand in hand with the operations team and our clients to continuously improve our process. 

Outside of work Norm enjoys time with his family, traveling with his wife and driving his Harley!!!

Ron Thibault

Estimating Manager

As Estimating Manager, Ron leads all estimating at Ideal and is responsible to oversee the preparation and submission of client proposals.  His attention to detail and understanding of constructability ensures all proposals meet the clients commercial and technical requirements.

Ron has 30 years of oilfield experience and has both his CEP and PMP designation.  He is well versed in estimating projects of varying size, complexity, and scope.


Pamela Duncan


Dennis Barnett


Angela Price

HR Leader

Alan Curtis

Human Recources

Angela Thompson


Matthew Banks

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