Our People

Our People

Passionate about building strong and mutually rewarding relationships with our tenants and partners, RCG Group values supportive and respectful relationships. As progressive thinkers, we embrace the Japanese principle of Kaizen (continuous improvement). We are always open to new ideas and changes that benefit our tenants, our partners and team members. We always pay attention to the details while keeping our eye on the bigger picture.

Harold Goodwyn

Managing Director

As managing director, Harold is focused on ensuring that all aspects of RCG Group are cohesive and high functioning. He achieves this by incorporating the lessons learned from the succession of experiences, exposures and relationships he’s had over three decades of work. For Harold, nothing is more exciting than seeing ideas become realities through the efforts of the RCG team. 

Harold is known for his ability to focus on the details and his commitment to forging strong relationships. His business goal, which he is well on his way to realizing, is to build RCG Group into an enduring organization where people’s growth, gratification and fulfilment drive sustained client outcomes and profits. 

Harold holds a BA (Hons.) in History from Queen’s University and a Diploma in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia. In his spare time, he cycles, skis, travels and spends quality time with his family.

Gordon Walker

Senior Vice President, Development & Acquisitions

A highly energetic and passionate real estate professional, Gordon is responsible for RCG Group’s overall medium-to-long-term asset and income growth objectives. He achieves this through the acquisition, development and construction of quality real estate investment properties in a broad range of asset classes throughout the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Alberta and western US. Gordon reflects the values of RCG Group when he says, “I have a meaningful and rewarding opportunity to plan, implement, execute and contribute to the company’s long-term growth, success and prosperity.”

Gordon holds a BComm (Dean’s List) in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia and is a longstanding member of the Real Estate Institute of BC and NAIOP.

Dallas Pretty

VP, Finance

As VP of Finance, Dallas is a key financial advisor providing guidance to the RCG team with a focus on strategic mandates, business development, operations, mergers and acquisitions, financings, external reporting and tax. He brings to this role 20+ years of finance and management experience in both public and private companies, as well as seven years with KPMG.

A Chartered Professional Accountant by training, Dallas additionally holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.

Arya Ghodsi

Director, Real Estate Services

An independent and decisive individual who can react and adjust quickly to changing conditions, Arya is responsible for RCG Group’s strategic vision and operation of the leasing, property and asset management business units. Before joining RCG, Arya held roles at Wesgroup Properties and Allied Properties REIT, which solidified his experience in asset management and operations. 

Arya holds a BComm from the University of the British Columbia.

GiGi Chan

Director of Finance

Deeply valuing team building, GiGi welcomes each day at RCG as the opportunity to work with forward-looking high achievers to help foster effective innovative ideas for the company’s growth. Always excited for creativity and continuous learning has made her 15 years of real estate accounting experience a true journey in both public and private organizations. Helming RCG’s Finance, Corporate Accounting and Administration makes for an ever-changing plateau of challenges that GiGi strives to bring momentum and modernity to.

She holds a BComm (Honours) from Laurentian University.

Zuzana Kelbelova

Property Manager

Zuzana oversees the property management division of RCG Group. She works with a broad range of people — from tenants to contractors to colleagues — and finds that every day brings something new. Calm and determined, she expertly manages multiple projects at the same time, and welcomes new challenges.

Prior to joining RCG, Zuzana spent eight years coordinating the diverse commercial portfolio of Bentall Kennedy (now BentallGreenOak). She also managed the West End residential portfolio for Hollyburn Properties for over three years.

Zuzana holds a Property Management Licence from Sauder Business School at the University of British Columbia.

Alex Stobbe

Operations Superintendent

At RCG Group, Alex maintains building exteriors and common areas, plus ensures that tenant issues are dealt with in a professional and timely manner. A high-energy, hard-working person who loves a challenge, Alex is skilled at resolving unusual or complicated building issues.

Prior to joining RCG, Alex spent five years training under a general contractor in the construction industry. 

Eric Jo

Property Accountant

Eric boasts more than 8 years of accounting expertise within the property management and real estate domains, skillfully cultivating cooperative atmospheres conducive to reaching organizational objectives. Driven by a fervour for problem-solving and refining processes, he consistently seeks avenues for improvement and innovation.

Beyond his professional endeavours, Eric finds joy in exploring diverse locales through travel, engaging in outdoor activities such as camping, and enjoying snowboarding adventures with his family.

 

Stacy Takeno

Leasing and Development Coordinator

Stacy’s work is integral to all aspects of leasing, from offer to execution. she also provides support on development projects. As tasks and priorities constantly shift, no two days are the same and strategy is always part of the process. Almost a decade of combined experience working for international corporations such as Colliers and Bentall GreenOak in the property management industry has provided Stacy with insight that she brings to her role a leasing and development coordinator.

Stacy holds a BFA from the University of Victoria and a Property Management Licence from Sauder Business School at the University of British Columbia.

Jollean Coulson

Team and Office Administrator

Jollean is best described as a jack-of-all-office-trades. Her tasks range from administrative work and office management, to team care and coordination, to event planning, design and beyond. She has an impressive ability to make things fun and meaningful for the RCG team, a result of her talent for balancing the practical and unconventional in the workplace, and her ability to blend critical thinking with just the right amount of whimsy.  

Jollean holds a  BA in Communication Studies in addition to a two-year Film & Video Production diploma.

Jonathan Ryan

Commercial Property Maintenance Technician

Jonathan is RCG’s “boots on the ground” person. He makes initial assessments, grants access to services and helps contractors, tenants and RCG staff to realize their goals. A hard-working individual skilled with his hands, Jonathan brings to RCG Group 12 years of experience in construction and property services. 

For Jonathan, every day brings unique and exciting challenges.

We Value People

We Value People

RCG Group’s commitment to being a progressive and people-first organization spans more than 50 years. We foster an entrepreneurial spirit, encouraging our team members to bring forward creative ideas that support our organizational goals. We believe in professional skill development and the self-actualization of our employees. Work-life balance, professional development and health benefits are core to our employee benefits. 

Throughout each of the transactions, we found RCG to be fair and reasonable in its acquisitions approach. We believe that one of the key advantages offered to vendors by transacting with RCG is its streamlined reporting structure and its ability to move quickly in an industry in which rapidity is crucial.

Geoff Mar – CBRE Calgary