BACKGROUND Noralta Lodge Ltd. is a family owned business that has been exclusively providing accommodation services in Northern Alberta for 16 years. We currently accommodate thousands of guests, and continuously pursuing growth opportunities. Noralta Lodge offers some of the finest amenities such as 24-hour kitchens, large dining and recreation facilities, fully equipped gyms, and spacious rooms. All of our facilities are built utilizing modular construction.Growth and re-investment into our current facilities are at the cornerstone of our company directive. Noralta Lodge is committed to expanding with its customers into new marketplaces with the highest quality facilities available.
Lance Torgerson – President, Founder and Owner
Lance Torgerson, the founder and owner of Noralta Lodge. Mr. Torgerson started the Company in the fall of 1997 under the name of Kamp Keltor. As President, Mr. Torgerson is responsible for the overall strategic direction of Company and provides guidance and leadership to the executive team.
Mr. Torgerson is very well connected in the Alberta energy service industry, having been born and raised in northern Alberta. He was and still is the youngest town councillor in the history of Slave Lake. Prior to starting Noralta, Mr. Torgerson owned and operated a number of successful business ventures. In his role as President, Mr. Torgerson, over time has developed strong relationships with senior management at several of Noralta's key customers.
Mr. Torgerson attended the University of Calgary and graduated from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology with a Business Administration in Management degree. Mr. Torgerson is a member of the Edmonton Chapter of EO, the Entrepreneurs Organization.
Greg Cameron, CA - Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Cameron joined Noralta in December of 2008 as CEO. He oversees all aspects of the business, from construction and mobilization of the facilities to the operations of the five lodges to the transportation and logistics of staff and operational supplies with a specific focus on the strategic direction of the Company.
Mr. Cameron has very strong relationships with senior management at Noralta's key customers. Mr. Cameron joined Noralta from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he was a tax partner and where Noralta and the Torgerson family were long time clients of Mr. Cameron.
Mr. Cameron holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Alberta and is a Chartered Accountant. He also holds the designation of Trust and Estate Practitioner. Mr. Cameron is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He is a past trustee of the Alberta Cancer Foundation and past President and current board member for the Edmonton Petroleum Golf and Country Club.
Lorie Stelter, CA - Chief Operating Officer
Lorie Stelter joined Noralta in May of 2007 as VP Finance and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in June 2010. She served as CFO for over a year with responsibilities reaching beyond the financial management of the Company and into many operational aspects. In an effort to focus on the execution of Noralta’s rapid growth strategy, Mrs. Stelter has since stepped in to her new role as COO effective December 2011.
Mrs. Stelter has very strong relationships with senior management at Noralta's key customers. Mrs. Stelter joined Noralta from Almac Machine Works Ltd. Prior to Almac, Mrs. Stelter was a manager in the Private Company Services Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Edmonton where she advised a wide range of business entities and industries.
Mrs. Stelter has lectured at the University of Alberta and has instructed internal courses at PwC covering a wide range of topics including accounting theory. Mrs. Stelter graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in Commerce and is a Chartered Accountant. She also holds a CICA CFO Leadership certificate.
Frankie Kim, CA - Chief Financial Officer
Frankie Kim joined Noralta in January of 2012 as Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for the financial risk management and administrative operations of the Company.
Mr. Kim joined Noralta from McCoy Corporation, a public company in the drilling and completions and manufacturing industries, based out of Edmonton, Alberta, where he served as Vice President, Finance, under Mr. Kim's guidance McCoy won the 2010 Oilweek/ATB Financial Annual Report Award for Best in Class – Financial Statements & Analysis. Prior to McCoy, Mr. Kim was a manager in the Private Company Services Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Edmonton, where he advised a wide range of business entities and industries.
Mr. Kim is a Chartered Accountant, a past member of the Grant MacEwan Community College Accounting & Strategic Measurement Program Advisory Committee and past Treasurer of SKILLS Society of Edmonton. He also holds a CICA CFO leadership certificate.
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