Team

Johannes van Leenen

Johannes van Leenen

President & CEO

Johannes van Leenen is the founding principal of WestView Builders. Johannes is a proven visionary and is leading the company to become one of the most professional and successful home builders in Alberta. Johannes is an accomplished business professional, having won many prestigious awards in the building industry. His ability to connect with people makes him a natural and passionate leader. Johannes’ vision for WestView is to become a premier production home builder in North America. Johannes is also a committed leader in the community, having coached high school football for over 17 years. His ability to influence young individuals to be successful in the game of life is a passion he carries with him always.


Brent Bailey

Brent Bailey

Partner

Mr. Bailey holds a wealth of knowledge in the real estate market. He has established a network of investors, realtors, mortgage brokers and trades. As well he holds, or has participated in, numerous residential properties and land positions. Brent has been with WestView as a partner since inception in 2004 and was involved in the day-to-day operations of the company.


Corey Thomson

Corey Thomson

Corporate Operations Manager

Corey Thomson is a senior member of the operations team at WestView Builders. She has been with the company since day one, and is integral in day to day systems, training, safety & procedures, and human resources. Corey’s vision is to be Top of Class, and to be the standard for which other home builders emulate. Corey brings over 15 years experience in the construction industry to WestView. She has been in administration, sales, project management and development.


Billy McMillan

Billy McMillan

Corporate Controller

Billy McMillan is a Chartered Professional Accountant, CGA, working as the Controller for Westview Builders.  Billy has been an accountant for over eight years, working primarily in the oil and gas services sector.   As a former teacher, college professor, and minister he brings a broad range of communication and relational skills and experience to his financial and leadership responsibilities.


Rick Vars

Rick Vars

Construction Manager

Rick is a journeyman Carpenter with 25 years of construction experience including both single and multi-family. Over the course of his career Rick has worked on many large-scale projects such as high-rise condos for different Developers and Builders in Vancouver and Calgary. Managing a staff of 12 employees and over 60 trade partners, Rick believes WestView's key to success in this dynamic industry is our people. He strives to mentor, train, and cultivate relationships resulting in a strong, resourceful and loyal team.