Our Kerr Controls Team

Our Team

CEO Mike Kerr trains and leads a team of technicians specializing in electronics, mechanics, and computing. Executive Christy Kerr manages finances, human resources and administration. Our installers are journeyman electricians and controls technicians who work collaboratively with each other and our clients, contractors, and suppliers.

Our programmers custom design your software to fit buildings’ particular needs, and our graphics technicians tailor user interfaces for simplicity and ease of use.

...move your mouse over any team member to see their bio.

MIKE KERR

AScT. President

Kerr Controls Inc. was founded in 2001 by Mike Kerr, who has worked as a construction industry professional for more than 25 years.

Mike is an Applied Science Technologist and a Certified Journeyman Electrician. He has Diploma of Technology from BCIT in Electronics and Instrumentation, and is a Factory Certified controls technician with training on Reliable Controls, KMC Controls, Delta Controls and other products.

CHAD NICHOL

Operations Manager

Chad is a Certified Journeyman Electrician and a Factory Certified Controls Technician for Reliable Controls and KMC Controls products.

He has been an integral part of the employed at Kerr Controls team since 2005 and has several years of experience as project manager for controls retrofit and installation projects. Chad’s other title is “2IC” and he is a great resource for technical issues.

CHRISTY KERR

Manager Finance and Administration

Christy has over 20 years of experience in financial management, human resources, change management and adaptive communication. She holds a Diploma of Technology from BCIT in Business Administration and is a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner.

In her spare time, Christy is an advocate for employee benefits and a recreational triathlete.

SUZANNE DELLAR

Office Administrator, Dispatch

Suzanne is our rockstar Office Administrator and Dispatch for the Kerr Victoria Head Office.

In addition to her genuine enthusiasm and unmatched attention to detail, Suzanne brings a quick wit and “uniquely British humor” to our office, making it feel friendly and welcoming.

With over 20 years of experience building client relations and maintaining client care protocols in Canada and the UK, she is a wonderful asset to our team.

TARANEH SEHAT

Office Administrator/Dispatch

Taraneh is our superstar Office Administrator and Dispatcher at the Kerr Vancouver Office.

With her MBA and passion for helping companies to expand their businesses, Taraneh is a great asset and addition to our team. Her daily tasks include; assisting with HR, communicating with clients, scheduling techs, and disseminating info to our entire Vancouver team!

Outside of the office, Taraneh loves to ski and build meaningful connections with the people around her. “Feel right..Live right!”

FELIX V.

Estimator

Felix has a Mechatronics Engineering Degree and several years of experience in mechanical design. His multidisciplinary background is an asset in creating customized, intuitive graphics to optimize the user-friendly interfaces of today's building automation systems.

JASON GIBBS

Controls Technician

Jason is a Certified Journeyman Electrician and has earned the title of “Pipe Bender Extraordinaire”. He has both industrial and commercial electrical experience which complements his facility maintenance background.

DOUG MCDONALD

Controls Technician

Doug is a Certified Journeyman Electrician and has lived in the lower mainland for several years. He has several years of previous controls installation experience.

NICK GHERASIM

Controls Technician

Nick is a Certified Journeyman Electrician who relocated to the Island from Saskatchewan in 2016. He has extensive experience installing control systems and electrical equipment for large and small projects throughout Southern Saskatchewan.

He also brings experience in project management, estimating, and business management.

NATHAN BRAUN

Gasfitter (Class A), Electrical Apprentice

ZACH KERR

Controls Technician, Electrical Apprentice

Zach is a first year Electrical Apprentice. He is currently part of the Metro Vancouver team, and has a strong interest in motor mechanics and electrical.

He spends much of his spare time fixing up dirt bikes to flip or ride...and he’s got the scars to prove it.

SAMUEL KERR

Electrical Apprentice

Samuel is a first year Electrical Apprentice and a member of our team in Metro Vancouver. Sam enjoys helping people reach the top shelves at grocery stores, but can most often be found working on his Suzuki Cappuccino. It is the smallest car he has been able to find for purchase. So far.

Phil Lensky

Senior Controls Technician, Dipl.T.

As a Senior Controls Technician, Phillip designs and programs BAS for our team in Metro Vancouver.

His Diploma in Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology from BCIT, as well as his Factory Certification in BACnet, Modbus, and Delta products help our team maintain our standard of excellence. Highly skilled in networking and programming, Phil has a wealth of knowledge and is a great resource for our clients and partners.

At home, Phil likes to spend time with his two young daughters, attend Peloton bike classes, and read up on the latest consumer (and other) technologies. “Carpé Diem!”

Ainsley Kerr

Human Resources Assistant/Web Tech

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