Kim & Shawn Kydd
Kim Kydd “President”
Kim Kydd (President):
Kim has 40 years experience as a Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic and welder fabricator, he was employed for 35 years at Timberjack. He has 40+ years experience in land development, he planted over 20,000 trees on his own property. Kim has a knack in building anything (hay sheds/small outbuildings/round pens) he has the flair and skill as an outstanding carpenter, he is also an exceptional operator.
He is a believer in replacing what he takes. Kim takes extreme pride in everything he does, and is known as a ‘perfectionist’ which is demonstrated through all his jobs. Kim started fencing for the government pastures at the age of 14, he now does work that he truly loves and has a passion for – beautification of land. Kim is well known to be a very honest and hardworking man.
Kim has been married for 36 years. He has two beautiful children (Tara and Shawn) and three fabulous grandchildren (Avery, Annebell and the new addition Alexis) who are the loves of his life.
Shawn Kydd “Superintendent”
Shawn Kydd (Superintendent):
Shawn has been a licensed Heavy Duty Mechanic and Truck & Coach Mechanic since 2009, he worked locally in the bush for contractors fixing and repairing logging and construction equipment. He then worked in Fort McMurray for Finning (the Caterpillar Dealer) as a mechanic until he came home to join the family business. Shawn loved working with his dad in the shop since the age of 9. He has inherited his fathers’ passion and skill in all areas of his professional life and has established himself as an exceptional operator again following in his father’s footsteps. Shawn can efficiently and effectively operate many types of equipment from backhoes, excavators and skidders. Shawn has an enormous heart and is extremely hard working and endeavours to give his clients exactly what they want.
Family is extremely important to Shawn. Shawn lives with his fiancée, Melissa Daley and they have three beautiful daughters (Avery, Annebell and Alexis) who he absolutely adores. Shawn loves the outdoors and is a superb fisherman and hunter, he loves to spend any free time he has with his family whether it is on their own property or at camp.
Teri-Lee (Teri) Backor (Office Administration):
Teri recently joined the K&S team in January 2015. She has over 30 years of office experience. Teri has had the opportunity to learn and achieve expertise in a broad range of businesses throughout her career. She started working for the UFCW at the age of 16 where she continued to learn and develop her skills. Teri has also worked for Timberjack and a Mechanical Engineering Firm (Cuthbertson) and for the last 7 years was the Office Manager at Crossroads Veterinary Clinic. Teri has decided to reduce her hours of work and is extremely happy and excited to join forces with both Kim and Shawn at K&S.
Teri lives with her partner (Sue) in Kakabeka, she has two wonderful boys (Justin & Jordy) whom she is very proud of. Teri’s passion and love for animals is evident in her years of showing and training horses. She has now devoted her time to dogs, namely Razzle, her flat-coated retriever and is actively involved in obedience/rally/field training. Sue & Teri have a cat (Jinx) and 6 dogs (Jetta, Sammi, Razzle, Wink, Ryder & Mouse) so they are kept very busy.
Ryan Pizzolato (Labourer/Equipment Operator/Mechanic)
Robert Liddicoat (Equipment Operator)