Peter joined Pri-Tec as a Project Estimator in 1984 after earning a Diploma of Technology, Civil Engineering Technology from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He rose quickly through the company and became an owner in 1989 and was named President in 1995. Peter is registered with The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists as well as holding Gold Seal Certification through the Canadian Construction Association. The success of Pri-Tec is based on his personal commitment to providing the very best in construction quality and service.

IAN GILLEN – Vice President Finance

Ian joined Pri-Tec to serve as an Accounting Manager in 1997.  He brought over 24 years of combined housing/commercial construction experience and an extensive background in financial management.
Ian now serves as the Vice President of Finance giving broad oversight to the Pri-Tec team.

MIKE WATTERS – Project Manager

Mike joined Pri-Tec as a site superintendent in 2005 and has developed into a top Project Manager. His educational career includes a diploma in Architectural Technology from Algonquin College. Mike is registered with The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists as an Applied Science Technologist.

CHRIS LYTLE – Site Superintendant

Chris is a Site Superintendent with Pri-Tec with 15 years of experience in the construction industry.Chris has a verifiable track record for the successful scheduled completion of various projects throughcoordinating trades, developing partnerships and building positive rapport with clients, trades and suppliers.

DONNA O'GRADY – Office Administrator

Donna O'Grady joined Pri-Tec in 2015 as the Office Administrator. Donna brings with her over 30 years experience in accounting, payroll and administration.


Richard founded Pri-Tec in 1972. As a dynamic, personable and energetic leader, he has helped guide the Pri-Tec team through various successful transformations within the construction industry. After receiving his B.A. from Carleton University he continued in the Town Planning and Industrial Location Theories Masters Program. Richard was one of the pioneers who initiated the Canadian Construction Association Special Gold Seal Certification Program and is a member. He is on the Board of Directors for Pri-Tec and is a member of the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFÉ, Ottawa) and other business association groups.

CHANTAL HOSPODAR - Property Manager

As a member of the founding family, Chantal has spent a great deal of time at the side of her father and mentor.  From a young age, she gained experience in all aspects of Construction Management.  Her education at the University of Dalhousie provided her with many valuable business skills. 

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