Meet the Team

Founder & CEO

Kervin Frey

Founder & CEO

Kervin leads with ten years of experience. Coming from a farming community he gained a zeal for serving rural businesses and through Horizon Quest has gained entrepreneurial success, including an international e-commerce business. Kervin and his wife Kendra live in Alma, ON.

Administrative Assistant

Kendra Frey

Administrative Assistant

Kendra joined the company through marriage and brought to the team writing and administrative skills as well as emotional support for her husband, all vital to the team’s success. Kendra was born and raised in Pennsylvania and brings a valuable connection to our US division.

Chief Financial Officer

Gladys Bowman CPA, CGA

Chief Financial Officer

Gladys has more than ten years of experience in accounting and finance for small to mid-size companies. She graduated from Laurentian University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and has a CPA designation. Gladys oversees and manages all financial aspects of Horizon Quest.

HR Director

Willard Bauman

HR Director

Willard has been married to his wife Marilyn for forty-five years. They have raised three adult children. From 1984-2015, Willard co-owned and managed a bakery waste recycling facility. Presently, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and volunteering at his church and in various charities.

Creative Director

Hanniel Ghezzi

Creative Director

Hanniel brings two decades of experience working for leading printing and manufacturing firms in the GTA since graduating from Graphic Communications Management at Ryerson. Hanniel enjoys running, serving in his church, and raising his four children with his wife Jannilea.

Business Administrator

Estelle Whiteman

Business Administrator

Estelle comes to Horizon Quest with over 10 years of experience in office administration and customer service. She is a graduate of Millersville University and currently lives in Lancaster, PA with her husband and enjoys serving with youth programs in her church.

Bookkeeping Assistant

David Chiswell

Bookkeeping Assistant

David has over two decades of experience in retail management. Deciding on a career change, he obtained an Office Administration Certificate from Conestoga College. While studying David found a new passion and is now working towards a Bookkeeping Certificate.

Accounting Associate

Kalesh Punniyamoorthy

Accounting Associate

Kalesh grew up in Milton and moved to Rockwood in 2019. Kalesh has over 5 years of experience in customer service. He graduated from Mohawk college with an advanced diploma. Then he went to the University of Guelph to obtain a bachelor of commerce in accounting. He plans on obtaining his CPA designation in the future.

Territory Sales Representative

Tricia Brinco

Territory Sales Representative

Tricia has been in the advertising industry for over twenty years and uses her sales and 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

Nate Groff

Territory Sales Representative

Nate served in the US Navy for four years before entering the sales field. He now has over ten years of experience in sales and customer service. Nate enjoys being outdoors and playing golf or spending time with friends and family.

Territory Sales Representative

Mike Dawkins

Territory Sales Representative

Mike has 10+ years in sales and customer service. Was previously employed as a financial advisor helping clients with financial planning. He enjoys watching hockey and has coached kids hockey for over 10 years at different levels for a variety of ages. Likes to fish and go camping. He enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Territory Sales Representative

Candace Edwards

Territory Sales Representative

Candace brings a unique background of customer service, sales and business management totalling over 25 years. Candace earned a Bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice & Forensic Science. She then served the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, USA as a Narcotics Agent (State Police Officer) for almost 7 years.

Graphic Designer/Coordinator

Marcie Szymanski

Graphic Designer/Coordinator

Marcie has over twenty-one years of experience as a Graphic Designer and Photographer. She strives to master new opportunities as they are presented to her. Marcie’s biggest achievement is her family, three beautiful kids and a wonderful husband that she loves to spend time with.

Graphic Designer/Photographer

Sherrie Martin

Graphic Designer/Photographer

Sherrie brings a decade of experience helping small business owners in rural and small-town communities market their businesses through strategic and creative graphic design. Her passion is helping clients succeed at reaching the people they are in business to serve.

Brand Management & Design

Laura Vidal

Brand Management & Design

Laura grew up in Elora and worked part-time at Horizon Quest between studying graphic and web design at Sheridan College. She then moved to Toronto where she now lives with her husband while working remotely as a full-time designer. Laura strives to create designs that engage and delight.

Web Developer/Designer

Ilir Pllana

Web Developer/Designer

Ilir is a Web Developer/Designer with skills in graphic design. He grew up and lived in Kosovo until he moved to Kitchener in 2015. Ilir has an Advanced Diploma in IT Innovation and Design from Conestoga College. He enjoys watching sports and playing soccer.

Graphic Designer

Megan Flynn

Graphic Designer

Megan graduated cum laude from Rosemont College in the spring of 2020 with a BFA in Studio Art/Graphic Design. Megan has been designing since high school where she participated in yearbook club and she worked as a MacLab intern during her time at Rosemont where she worked on a variety of design projects for different personnel and organizations. With an interest and background in graphic design she joined Horizon Quest in July of 2021. She enjoys reading, singing, the outdoor and has a passion for art.

Design & Administrative Assistant

Colton Aubrey

Design & Administrative Assistant

Colton grew up in Orangeville Ontario, and always enjoyed working with computers. He is currently enrolled in the Interactive Media Design program at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. Colton loves designing and building websites as well as creating custom graphics.

Training Specialist

Christy Martin

Training Specialist

Christy’s expertise includes managing people, coaching, and training. She has successfully led employees to reach optimal productivity while meeting performance expectations. Christy spends many hours hiking Centre Wellington trails with her Husky and camera.

Program Assistant

Paula Pothemont

Program Assistant

Paula obtained her Certified Management Consultant designation in 2004. Under the Canadian Association of Management Consultants, she worked with the Ontario Professional Development Committee and presented training sessions. Paula founded the Change Management Interest Group. Paula’s interests include mentoring, The Wisdom and The Truth working in love.