OUR TEAM

Reinhart Anklam
President

Reinhart Anklam is a Certified Management Accountant and holds a diploma in business administration.

He has over 16 years of experience in the rental industry and has knowledge from both an administrative and operational perspective.

He understands what it is to be a customer in the rental industry from his 4 years in a senior position within a large public construction company.

As a partner, his objective is to ensure the efficiency and accuracy of the systems that service our customers, as well as managing the financial results that allow Pioneer to provide the industry’s best products to our customers.

Reinhart Anklam, President
E-mail: ranklam@pioneerrentals.ca

Main Office 780-454-1010
Cell Phone: 780-293-9951



Gene Cowan
VP of Operations

Gene is an original employee and partner of Pioneer Offroad Rentals Ltd. He has enthusiastically serviced retail and commercial customers for over 17 years in Central and Northern Alberta. Gene started his career as an auto body repair technician and eventually serving as a body shop Manager.

He has also operated a truck accessory business independently and as part of a chain. To better service our clients, he also has years of experience in the motorsports field serving as a General Manager of a recreational motorsports dealership.

Gene’s goal, as VP of Operations, is to continue to build on the excellent customer service reputation he helped develop in the ATV and Argo rental business.

Gene Cowan , VP of Operations
E-mail: gcowan@pioneerrentals.ca

Main Office: 780-675-5457
Cell Phone: 780-213-1926


Brian Farnden
Grande Prairie Operations Manager

Brian was born in Hay River, N.W.T. and lived in the area until he moved to Grande Prairie in 1985.

He joined Pioneer in 2009 after working for 19 years in the Oil and Gas industry as a Manager in a coil tubing company.

Brian’s love for river boating, snowmobiles, and quads shows his passion for the outdoors and this business. His goal is to make Pioneer Rental’s the most sought after ATV supplier in Alberta and North-Eastern B.C.

Brian Farnden , Grande Prairie Operations Manager

E-mail: bfarnden@pioneerrentals.ca
Main Office: 780-814-5653
Contact Phone: 780-296-4099



Jason Haub
Athabasca Operations Manager

Jason Haub was born and raised in Athabasca. He has over 12 years of experience in the oilfield industry working in heavy oil operations and as a Gas Plant Operator. Jason also has years of experience operating ATVs, snowmobiles, and Argos. In his spare time he enjoys camping, quading, and the great outdoors. Jason understands Alberta’s rough terrain and the challenges of working in this region. His goal is to continue to build the Athabasca Branch and provide customers with the best service in the industry.

Jason Haub, Athabasca Operations Manager
E-mail: jhaub@pioneerrentals.ca

Main Office 780-675-5457
Cell Phone: 780-213-1906


Jake White
Bonnyville Operations Manager

Jake White has been a member of the Bonnyville community for 23 years. Jake brings a wealth of experience to Pioneer Offroad Rentals. He is a Journeyman Red seal Automotive Technician as well as he was the lead mechanic at the branch prior to his promotion to Operations Manager. Jake has an extensive background in the all terrain vehicle and rental industries; he owned a ATV/Lawn & Garden Dealership for 10 years & worked 3 years with The Cat Rental Store. He toured in a County Band in western Canada in the early 90’s & now spends time with his wife & family.

“My #1 GOAL is customer satisfaction and safety!”

Jake White : Bonnyville Operations Manager
E-mail: jwhite@pioneerrentals.ca

Main Office: 780-826-2622
Cell Phone: 780-812-5015



Matt Metcalf
Edmonton Operations Manager

Matt Metcalf has over 10 years of customer service and sales experience. His upbeat personality, and ever expanding knowledge of offroad equipment allows him to cater to his customer’s needs and assist them in meeting their field objectives.

Matt’s goal is to ensure the long-term success of the Edmonton Branch by providing his customers with excellently maintained equipment and top notch 24 hour service.

Matt Metcalf, Edmonton Operations Manager
E-mail: mmetcalf@pioneerrentals.ca

Main Office 780-454-1010
Cell Phone: 780-405-2674


Douglas Paquette
Fort McMurray Operations Manager

Douglas Paquette brings plenty of leadership experience to the Fort McMurray location. His outstanding dedication to service was well developed while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces for 25 years. As an instructor for Pioneer, Doug demonstrated superior customer service as well as strong verbal communication. Doug looks forward to meeting you at the Fort McMurray office and will ensure his staff and himself give you the best customer service possible.

Doug Paquette, Fort McMurray Operations Manager
E-mail: dpaquette@pioneerrentals.ca

Main Office: 780-715-1567
Cell Phone: 780-370-7740


Duane Wallis
Training Manager / HSE Coordinator

Duane Wallis brings years of first class leadership and training experience to Pioneer Rentals. With his 23 years of military experience in the armoured corp. division, he has had the opportunity to work in extreme conditions with a wide variety of tracked and wheeled equipment. He brings a calm and steady demeanor to the Pioneers Offroad Rentals training programs. His objective is to provide his students with the highest quality professional training in the industry.

Duane Wallis Training Manager / HSE Coordinator
E-mail: dwallis@pioneerrentals.ca
Main Office 780-454-1010
Cell Phone: 780-292-5938