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
Main Office 780-454-1010
Cell Phone: 780-293-9951
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
Main Office: 780-675-5457
Cell Phone: 780-213-1926
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
Main Office: 780-814-5653
Contact Phone: 780-296-4099
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
Main Office 780-675-5457
Cell Phone: 780-213-1906
Bonnyville Operations Manager
Denis Hurbutise has over thirty years of experience as a heavy duty field technician in the oilfield, road construction and logging industries. He also has 20 years of experience with Argos and other offroad equipment. Denis sets a high standard for his team when it comes to the quality of maintenance and cleanliness of the equipment he provides to customers. Denis is always open to new ideas from our customers’ past experiences that can make our operation more successful. “My #1 GOAL is customer satisfaction and safety!”
Denis Hurtubise : Bonnyville Operations Manager
Main Office: 780-826-2622
Cell Phone: 780-812-5015
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
Main Office 780-454-1010
Cell Phone: 780-405-2674
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
Main Office: 780-715-1567
Cell Phone: 780-370-7740
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
Main Office 780-454-1010
Cell Phone: 780-292-5938