Art and Debra are born and raised 3rd generation Albertans.  


Art has successfully led differentiated organizations in Energy, Agriculture and Technology. Trained as an engineer, Art held a number of senior executive positions in the oil patch, serving as Husky Oil's President and CEO of Husky Energy in 1984 - 1993. After leaving Husky, he spent two years as special advisor to Li Ka-Shing, Chairman of the Board of Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., focusing on international investments.  He founded Axia Netmedia in 1995 which successfully built and managed Next Generation fibre based networks in Canada, US, Europe and Asia.  He also maintains active ties to his family's agricultural roots, as co-founder and Chairman of the board of the Sunterra Group of Companies.

Debra is an educator and passionate mother and grandmother to 3 children and 3 grandchildren- she has always put their needs over her own.  Debra has also served as a leader on a number of Springbank school-based and community centric non-profit organizations.  Together Art and Debra want to create a diverse and sustainable multigenerational community that converges internationally proven entrepreneurial expertise with a focus on family values.

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Introducing PB&J

Robert, Lyndon and Jeff bring a fresh perspective to sustainable communities and quality of life. 

Robert has worked with all levels of government and provincial developers through complex utilities projects as a senior executive of Axia Netmedia. He has built multiple new businesses within organizations and is an avid entrepreneur. Robert is also an investor and strategic advisor to technology, energy and entertainment-based organizations.  

Lyndon is Co-Founder and President of One Environmental founded in 2013, one of Alberta’s fastest growing enterprises.  He is also President of Vantage Environmental, acquired in 2016 and is considered a leader and disruptor in industrial waste management services.  Prior to that he was an executive at Enviro West and Rubydale, with marked expertise in the construction sector.      

Jeff is co-founder and President of Charles Real Estate, founded in 2014.  Charles is a leader in customer experience with a specialization in high quality real estate initiatives.  Jeff has extensive experience building high quality homes in the premiere Calgary communities.  Jeff’s double degree in business and kinesiology gives him unique perspective on healthy living.  

Together PBJ has vast and applicable strategic and tactical expertise to work closely with Art and Debra to make River Edge a truly unique community.