Executive Board Members

Raymond Bourret

Chairman, P.Eng.

Raymond Bourret has over 35 years’ experience providing management and strategic guidance to companies in Canada and abroad. He began his career after obtaining a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering ( with Distinction) from Carleton University. During his tenure at Carleton, he worked for the High Energy Physics Department and was published in the Journal of High Energy Physics. Raymond was instrumental in the growth of the ADGA Group during his time there as Vice President Systems Engineering and Vice President Business Development. Mr. Bourret is also an accomplished entrepreneur having founded two companies including the Ottawa Software Engineering Centre, and Raymond Bourret Consulting Inc. Raymond also held executive positions at JDS-Uniphase CIO, General Dynamics, and CAE Professional Services. Today, Mr. Bourret is a member of the Strategic Business Development team of the RHEA Group. In his role as Chairperson for MBC, he provides strategic operations guidance to ensure there is stable footing to facilitate their continued growth.

Marc Bourret

CEO

Marc Bourret launched Les Évaluations Marc Bourret Appraisal Inc. over 20 years ago and two years ago he renamed the company to MBC Group and started the expansion process across Canada. He has over 34 years industry experience. He is passionate about the post-loss appraisal industry and especially enjoys helping his team find solutions to, and successfully resolve, difficult claims for MBC customers. As the company continues to grow, his role at the company is evolving from day-to-day providing of services to managing a team of professionals. Although, he still enjoys managing files and claims on a regular basis. As President, Marc strives to develop a company culture that places importance on the efficient delivery of quality reports. Marc and MBC support many different causes but are most active in raising money for Autism research and increasing awareness of the importance of the Canadian Bone Marrow registry

Ross Huartt

President, AssocRICS, PQS, GSC

Ross Huartt has over 15 years’ experience starting his career in the construction industry in the United Kingdom. After relocating to New Zealand, he immersed himself in Quantity Surveying. In 2013 he finally settled in Canada and quickly applied his experience and professionalism in the Insurance industry—working on claims of all sizes and complexity. Ross enthusiastically shares his knowledge (BSc, AssocRICS, ACiArb, PQS, GSC), high-energy, and high-degree of integrity to ensure every project he is involved with has a positive outcome. As Executive Vice President for MBC, he diligently looks for solutions that are thorough and appropriate for the needs of residential, commercial, and industrial clients. Ross is also the Public Relations Spokesperson for the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS), being a talisman for professional recognition among construction consultants within the Insurance Industry.

Dennis French, CIEC, CRMI, CIAQA

Executive Vice President of Environmental Services

Specialities: Indoor Air Quality and Hazardous Materials and Designated Substances Testing Occupational Hygiene. Dennis French is a leading expert in Indoor Air Quality and Environmental testing from Calgary, Alberta. Dennis started DF Technical back in 1998 and has since been providing his consulting services throughout Canada and the US, responding to concerns and catastrophes. In 2013 Dennis was invited to participate in the Leaders of Tomorrow awards and has been recognized for his continuing passion in the industry. In 2019 MBC Group acquired DF Technical and Dennis became the Director of the team’s Environmental Services division. With over 20 years of service in Indoor Air Quality testing and environmental services Dennis has been a value asset to all of MBC’s Lines of business.

Antoine Caron, P.Eng., B.Eng., BSc

Vice President of Engineering

Antoine Caron started at MBC Group to help establish the MBC Group Engineering division. Antoine has obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantity Surveying as well as his Professional Engineering designation in Civil Engineering, allowing him to be instrumental in assisting with both the loss appraisal team as well as managing the Engineering division. Originally from Québec, Antoine assists clients across Canada, working on simple to complex files. His Engineering experiences include design and implementation of structures, ventilation, electricity, plumbing, framing and excavation. Specialities: Structural, Civil, Design, Permitting Structure, foundation and structural systems, Structural analysis and modelling, Site inspection, pre and post construction survey, Construction defects, Building Envelope Infrastructure damages and repairs, Wood structures, Concrete structures and infrastructures, Steel and hybrid structures.

Sandis Legzdins

Vice President of Appraisal & Surveying Services

Sandis is a trained insurance restoration professional with over 20 years of International experience. His experience includes project management and quantity surveying on a range of projects including civil, healthcare, and education structure restoration for the insurance industry. Specialities: Quantity & Cost Surveying Services, Construction Consulting & Customer Relations. He is highly-qualified and currently working towards several accreditations including Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS) and Gold Seal certification. He has been providing support to the Insurance and construction industries of Canada since 2006, including seven years in Western Canada. Sandis oversees and supports our Appraisal & Surveying teams nationwide to ensure clients receive accurate and timely consultation, ensuring our appraisals exceed client expectations and requirements.

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