Our Executive Team

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Ron has been in the real estate industry since 1981. He started his career as a realtor in Abbotsford, which ultimately led to his interest in land development. His experience as a developer brings great wisdom to the team as he seeks out new real estate opportunities for Diverse. Ron has a reputation of being extremely fair, and has a keen understanding of how to make neighbourhoods people love living in.

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VP of Development

P.L. is the energetic and creative guy in the group. He is best described as a passionate, competitive and tenacious individual that loves business. With a Masters Degree in Leadership, he understands the importance of communication and accountability. He is responsible for land acquisitions, investor relations and implementing effective business strategies.

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VP of Construction

James is a ticketed journeyman carpenter and has been in construction since 2000. He has experience in all levels of construction, and has successfully managed the construction of: industrial and commercial buildings; apartments and townhouse complexes; as well as spec and custom single-family homes. He brings a high level of quality and standard to everything he builds, and is responsible for all construction timelines and budgets.


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Ken is a sharp, hardworking entrepreneur that is not afraid to take risks. He knows how to put a team together to get things done, which earned him the 2007 Ernst & Young award for emerging entrepreneur. He advises on all aspects of Diverse.

Mark Paxian

VP of Finance

Mark obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 2011 and has accounting, tax and financial experience in a variety of industries. He is detail-oriented and dedicated to providing insightful financial analysis and transparent communication to the management team and investors. He brings organization and structure to Diverse and advises on all business ventures from a financial point of view.