Meet the Team

Founder

Kervin Frey

Founder & President

Kervin leads this organization with an entrepreneurial zeal. His passion for serving the surrounding rural communities has led to the successful growth of marketing and training services in many communities. Having grown up on a farm and gaining many years of experience in sales and management he is well equipped to serve business communities as the brand grows.

Accounts Manager

Gladys Bowman

Accounts Manager

Gladys has worked in accounting and finance for the last 10+ years for small to mid-size companies. She has recently graduated from Laurentian University with her Bachelor of Commerce degree and has a CPA designation. She is overseeing all the financial aspects of Horizon Quest which include invoicing, payroll, payables, and receivables.

Office Manager

Kimberly Henderson

Office Manager

One of the busiest places at Horizon Quest Inc. is the front office, where Kimberly serves as Office Administrator. As the “Face of Horizon Quest”, Kimberly’s friendly, efficient and professional manner welcomes everyone. Kimberly also organizes the short-term rental use of Horizon Quest’s facilities and assists clients who require office support for their own businesses. Kimberly believes organization is key in supporting her team members and in offering superior customer service.

Program Director

Julie Potvin

Program Director

Julie has worked her way up in the sales industry for the past 15+ years, starting in insurance and then dabbling in agriculture for a few years. She uses her experience working for large corporations as well as small family businesses to find the perfect balance to plan, develop and implement the training services we provide for our customers. Optimal customer service and overall satisfaction is her first priority. Julie grew up in the Mount Forest area and currently resides in the city of Guelph.

Design

Jules Noordhoek

Design & Web Manager

Jules has been a Project Manager in the communications industry for 16+ years. Starting in labour law publishing, through to advertising, financial communications, non-profit, and now managing the Design and Web teams at Horizon Quest, she loves to rise to new challenges. Jules uses her experience to keep projects organized, on time and on budget. Coming from a one-stoplight town to a downtown metropolis, she is now comfortably settled in the community-focused, and friendly “Royal City.”

US Office Administrator

Estelle

US Office Administrator

Estelle comes to Horizon Quest with an extensive background in customer service and office administration. She is a graduate of Millersville University with a degree in Writing Studies/Print Media Journalism. Estelle currently lives in Lancaster, PA with her husband.

Bookkeeping Assistant

David Chiswell

Bookkeeping Assistant

David joins the team at Horizon Quest with over 25 years experience in the management of retail business. Deciding it was time to make a career change, David attented Conestoga College and obtained his Office Administration Certificate. While working on his Office Admin certificate, David found a passion in bookkeeping and is now working on his Bookkeeping Certificate at Conestoga College. He currently assists Gladys in the financial workings of Horizon Quest.

Territory Sales Representative

Tricia Brinco

Territory Sales Representative

Tricia has been in the advertising industry for over 20 years and uses her sales & marketing expertise to help her clients meet their marketing goals. She enjoys golfing, hiking, reading, gardening, cooking and baking. She also enjoys spending quality time with family and friends.

Territory Sales Representative

Lisa Sapwell

Territory Sales Representative

Lisa brings 25 plus years of corporate and small business advertising, marketing communications and sales expertise to her clients. Helping small businesses to increase their profile in the community is her top priority. She resides in West Grey with her husband and two Portuguese water dogs.

Graphic Designer

Rose Gingrich

Graphic Designer

Rose possesses knowledge and experience in many different areas of design but excels in print advertising. Rose holds a two-year graphic design diploma from Georgian College and is currently working remotely from her home in Seguin, ON.

Graphic Designer

Laura Vidal

Graphic Designer

Laura grew up in Elora and worked at Horizon Quest during the summer between studying graphic design and web design at Sheridan College. After graduating she moved to Toronto where she now lives with her husband and works remotely. Whether for print or web, Laura strives to design experiences that continually engage and delight.

Graphic Designer

Dean Livingston

Graphic Designer

Dean is a part time graphic designer with 10 years of experience in the graphic design industry.  Dean had a solid foundation to start his career with a diploma in graphic and web design. Driven by a passion for helping people and problem solving, Dean is a fire fighter when he is not here at HQ.

Web Developer

Jeff Bilen

Web Developer

Jeff brings over 25 years of web development experience to the Horizon Quest team and ensures that our clients’ websites perform well across all major browsers and devices. Jeff has a high level of proficiency, with industry-standard graphic design software and coding packages, which he uses to take our projects from wireframe concepts to fully-functioning responsive websites.