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Paul Atherton
CEO & Co-Founder

Paul, a seasoned industry expert and Professional Engineer, has extensive experience advising owners and leadership teams in diverse companies across the construction sector. His adept coaching has guided clients to numerous business awards, and his insights have been featured across several construction industry channels.

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Barrett Johnston
Co-Founder

Barrett is founder and principal of Cadence Real Estate, a privately held, vertically-integrated real estate investment firm in Seattle. He began his career as a carpenter, and rose through management ranks before establishing Cadence in 2008. Now, with 50 multifamily assets, Cadence encompasses real estate, construction, property management, and maintenance. Barrett directs operations across all company divisions, focusing on improving acquired properties to increase value and generate above-market returns for investors.

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Jordan Milne
Co-Founder

Jordan, President and CEO of the GMC Group, is a highly accomplished real estate investor and developer with a proven track record. Leading projects and managing a substantial development pipeline, he's a visionary shaping communities in Greater Victoria, Vancouver, and Seattle. Serving as Vice Chair at Large for the Urban Development Institute Pacific Region and Past Chair for UDI Capital Region, Jordan passionately advocates for strategic real estate development and improved policies benefiting British Columbia.

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Dave Stephens
Co-Founder

Dave is the President & Principal of the LIDA Group, overseeing a vertically integrated construction and development company. Originally rooted in LIDA Construction, Dave strategically utilized earnings to build a substantial real estate portfolio. Now a Self-Managing Construction Company, LIDA Construction allows Dave to focus on real estate development. Under his leadership, the LIDA Group has earned accolades, including "Builder of the Year" in 2023.

Founders Team

Paul Atherton
CEO & Co-Founder

Paul, a seasoned industry expert and Professional Engineer, has extensive experience advising owners and leadership teams in diverse companies across the construction sector. His adept coaching has guided clients to numerous business awards, and his insights have been featured across several construction industry channels.

Barrett Johnston
Co-Founder

Barrett is founder and principal of Cadence Real Estate, a privately held, vertically-integrated real estate investment firm in Seattle. He began his career as a carpenter, and rose through management ranks before establishing Cadence in 2008. Now, with 50 multifamily assets, Cadence encompasses real estate, construction, property management, and maintenance. Barrett directs operations across all company divisions, focusing on improving acquired properties to increase value and generate above-market returns for investors.

Jordan Milne
Co-Founder

Jordan, President and CEO of the GMC Group, is a highly accomplished real estate investor and developer with a proven track record. Leading projects and managing a substantial development pipeline, he's a visionary shaping communities in Greater Victoria, Vancouver, and Seattle. Serving as Vice Chair at Large for the Urban Development Institute Pacific Region and Past Chair for UDI Capital Region, Jordan passionately advocates for strategic real estate development and improved policies benefiting British Columbia.

Dave Stephens
Co-Founder

Dave is the President & Principal of the LIDA Group, overseeing a vertically integrated construction and development company. Originally rooted in LIDA Construction, Dave strategically utilized earnings to build a substantial real estate portfolio. Now a Self-Managing Construction Company, LIDA Construction allows Dave to focus on real estate development. Under his leadership, the LIDA Group has earned accolades, including "Builder of the Year" in 2023.

Leadership Team

Vanessa Wong
Director of Capital Investments

Vanessa is a highly accomplished professional with over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry. At Alabaster Homes and Pavilion Cowork, Vanessa served as the principal contact for all investor communications, expertly nurturing relationships and facilitating investor engagement.

She managed corporate sponsorships, charity initiatives, and the curation, programming, and budgeting of all investor events, significantly increasing partner collaborations. Vanessa successfully led multiple capital raises, securing substantial funding for key projects. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of British Columbia, equipping her with a strong foundation in economic principles and strategic financial management.

Darsh Sidhu-Jawant
Director of Coaching and Development

Darsh is a dynamic business leader with the instinct for driving growth and enhancing performance, particularly as an Executive Business Consultant for construction companies and real estate developers. She has guided sector expansions into commercial real estate, corporate acquisitions, and land development, successfully managing projects of $23+ Million in Canada and the US. Darsh’s strong blend of business acumen and visionary thinking is backed by 20+ years of experience in multiple projects at each level of development and construction. 

Her comprehensive expertise in business strategy, finance, team development, and sales, with a proven ability to navigate real estate processes and collaborate effectively, ensuring impactful, data-driven decisions. Passionate about diversity and empathetic leadership, Darsh fosters an inclusive corporate culture and inspires teams to achieve excellence, aligning organizational goals with core values to create sustainable growth and a positive industry impact.

Mabel Lam
Director of Operations

Mabel embarked on her journey in business operations in 2010. With a wealth of experience spanning successful franchise expansions and the development and implementation of internal operations for complex organizations, she has consistently demonstrated an exceptional ability to execute intricate organizational processes. Mabel excels in aligning the right people with the right roles, ensuring that company strategic directions are met. Her expertise has transformed both new and established organizations into highly efficient operations.

Courtney Hutchings
Lead Account Manager

Courtney brings 8 years of extensive experience in the real estate sector. She has worked closely with investors, developers, and individual clients, leveraging her deep industry knowledge and strategic insights to deliver exceptional results. Growing up among self-made, high-value business owners, Courtney developed a keen understanding of their unique needs and expectations. Her background and expertise are invaluable assets to both her team and clients.

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