Chester is an accomplished leader in the Calgary manufacturing and energy community. He brings over 40 years of business experience in steel manufacturing and business management. He founded, built and sold Plains Fabrication & Supply over the course of 29 years, which included a $17mm state of the art fabrication center. Beyond his experience in fabrication, Chester’s high drive and diverse experience expanded his financial acumen to accounting management, financial controls, budgets and financial planning. In 2016 he was named by JWN as one of the top 6 most Influential People in the oilsands industry.