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Management Team

Michael Cowan, P.Eng, LEED® AP
Michael Cowan, P.Eng, LEED® APPresident
As President of Alliance, Michael Cowan is responsible for business development and strategic planning. He has more than 30 years’ experience within the construction industry as a business owner, mechanical contractor and industry leader. As well, he has extensive experience planning and managing all facets of the construction process from the conception/programming phase through design development and construction, including complex commissioning requirements.

Prior to joining Alliance, he was with Modern Niagara for 19 years: spending four years as the President and thirteen years as a shareholder. While at Modern Niagara, he implemented growth strategies that saw total revenues increase from $6 million to $150 million annually.

From 1990 to 2001, Michael was a Director of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Ottawa, and served as its Chairman from 2000 to 2001. Michael holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering (Cum Laude) from the University of Ottawa, he is a Registered Professional Engineer, a LEED® Accredited Professional, and is Gold Seal Certified in Project Management by the Canadian Construction Association.

Peter Paciorek, P.Eng, LEED® AP
Peter Paciorek, P.Eng, LEED® APDirector of Business Development
Peter Paciorek is responsible for all new business development: consulting with clients on design, development and procurement procedures; developing a variety of solutions to solve specific issues; and assessing solutions based on cost, technology, maintenance, energy, implications and lifecycle.

Peter has more than 10 years’ experience within the HVAC/building systems industry with extensive experience developing, engineering, estimating and managing all facets of the building systems offerings from the conception/programming phase through design development and construction.

Prior to joining Alliance, he spent seven years with Trane, a heating and air conditioning systems company, as an Account Manager.

Peter holds a Bachelor in Applied Science, Electrical Engineering Management and Communications Options, from the University of Ottawa. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, and a LEED® Accredited Professional.

Rod Renwick
Rod RenwickDirector of Construction Operations
As Director of Construction Operations at Alliance, Rod Renwick is involved in all facets of the construction process from design development to installation and maintenance requirements. He is responsible for coordinating all onsite activities and supervising all field personnel as required to successfully complete all projects on time and on schedule. He has over 20 years’ experience within the construction industry, and has an extensive background in mechanical system installation.

Prior to joining Alliance, Rod held the position of Mechanical Manager and Superintendent for Boldt Theile Electrical Inc., and Modern Niagara Group Inc.

He has achieved Gold Seal Certification for Mechanical Superintendent (GSC) and Interprovincial Licenses for Steam Fitters and Plumbing.

Karine Génier, CPA, CA
Karine Génier, CPA, CAFinancial Controller
As Financial Controller, Karine Génier is responsible for the financial, administrative and human resources operations of Alliance which include oversight of the accounting function, cash management, budgeting/ forecasting, as well as risk planning activities. Karine is a fully bilingual Chartered Accountant who has been in the accounting field for more than 8 years.

Prior to joining Alliance, she spent 7 years with the public accounting firm Marcil Lavallée as an Auditor and Acting Manager. Karine has experience in audits and reviews for various companies in the construction industry and for not-for-profit organizations, including audit experience in foreign countries such as Cambodia, Indonesia, and Africa. Over the past few years, she also developed an expertise in financial reporting, assessment of internal control systems and audit file preparation.

Karine holds a Bachelor of Commerce – Specialization in Accounting (Cum Laude) from the University of Ottawa. She also completed a Specialized Graduate Diploma in Accounting from the Université du Québec en Outaouais where she accomplished her Chartered Accountant designation.

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