TACADA IS A FAMILY REAL ESTATE COMPANY WITH A RESPONSIBILITY TO LAST GENERATIONS.
We are a committed group with a family-oriented culture and an entrepreneurial thread. Whether an employee, trade, supplier, customer, or partner, we are united by our values of passion, win-win relationships, responsibility, and community.
Rental Units Under Development
Sq.Ft of Owned Commercial
TO OPTIMIZE CAPITAL TO ENABLE DEVELOPMENT
DECADES OF EXPERIENCE – A HALLMARK VALUE OF OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM IS A COMMITMENT TO FOSTERING LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIPS- FROM EMPLOYEES, TRADES AND SUPPLIERS, TO FINANCIAL AND DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS.
Ralph Hutchinson founded Daytona Homes over 25 years ago, and today is responsible for the leadership and governance of Hutchinson Family Holdings. 50 years ago, in April of 1969, after graduating from the University of Alberta, Ralph joined Cardinal Homes in Guelph, Ontario. Since then, his career has involved all facets of housing and land development. A consummate family man, salesman, marketer, entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist, Ralph thrives on the relationships that have been instrumental in the growth and success of Tacada, from the small start in 1993 to today’s significant influence in Western Canada’s shelter industry. He believes the integrity of a win-win relationship with Tacada’s customers is integral to all of Tacada’s business entities. Ralph continues to mentor and coach, while serving as Chairman of Tacada.
Chief Executive Officer
Tally Hutchinson joined Daytona Homes in July 1994 and has enjoyed many roles within the company, playing an intricate part in the growth of Tacada. Tally held the role of President of Daytona Homes since May 2007 and prior to that, Vice President of Housing for four years. In his role as Chief Executive Officer of Tacada, Tally is responsible for maximizing shareholders’ return on capital, providing clear, sustainable direction and vision that drives continual organizational growth. Tally is a past Chair of CHBA AB and proudly served on the boards of CHBA Edmonton, UDI AB, and the amalgamation team that ultimately shaped BILD AB. He was one of the youngest in Alberta to earn the designation of Master Builder, and also holds a diploma as a Construction Engineer.
Chief Strategy Officer
Casey Hutchinson has led various Hutchinson Acquisitions Corp. (HAC) businesses over time beginning in 2004 with the acquisition and construction of Daytona Self Storage. This was followed by the acquisition of A&B Concrete Pumping in 2007 and its subsequent scale out to Reach Construction Services Group. He led HAC into commercial/industrial real estate in 2010, next contributing to the growth of housing partnerships as President of HAC in 2016. Through these experiences, Casey has been exposed firsthand to many aspects of acquisitions, scaled strategic growth, partnership, succession and governance. As Chief Strategy Officer of Tacada, Casey ensures consistency in governance, business framework and performance metrics across all business units in pursuit of long-term strategic goals.
Chief Operations Officer – Residential
Alphonse Pilon joined Tacada as the President of Residential Housing, in 2020. His experience in the new home building industry spans over 27 years including running his own successful award winning homebuilding company. Over the years Alphonse has been deeply involved in the home building industry, holding the position of President of Canadian Home Builders Association – Edmonton region, board member for CHBA Edmonton & Alberta, board member of The Alberta New Home Warranty Program and Professional Home Builders Institute of Alberta. He is also involved in the community through his contributions to the Kids with Cancer Society and as the Owner & Governor of the Sherwood Park Crusader Hockey Club. Alphonse attended NAIT for Business Administration and in 2002 achieved his Master Home Builders Designation. In his role as President, Alphonse oversees all Tacada housing companies located in the Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg divisions. He is responsible for creating, planning, implementing and integrating the strategic direction of the organization inside each of our builder companies.
Chief Financial Officer
Brad Fink joined Daytona Homes Group of Companies in 2004 as Corporate Controller and transitioned into the role of Vice President of Finance for Hutchinson Acquisition Corp. (HAC) in 2007. In that role, he developed financial programs and processes to facilitate housing start-ups and strategic acquisitions. In his new role as Chief Financial Officer for Tacada, Brad is responsible for the creation and integration of financial strategies focused on the optimization of capital. He provides oversight on all administrative, financial, and risk management operations in support of our residential and investment companies. In addition, Brad oversees essential shared services including safety, technology and human resources. Brad has a BCom from the University of British Columbia and holds a CPA, CA designation.
President of Investments
Jordan Davis joined Daytona Homes Group of Companies in 2015 to start up the Properties division of Daytona Homes. In his role as Vice President of Properties, he was responsible for the acquisition of new properties, as well as the construction and ongoing management of existing properties. In his new role of President of Investments Jordan continues to oversee the Properties division within Tacada, which has expanded to include all income-producing asset classes. In addition to this, Jordan will oversee Tacada’s Communities division. Jordan has over 20 years of experience with land and property development both within private organizations and publicly traded companies. He holds a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta and holds a P.Eng. designation.
Vice President – H.R. & Corporate Services
Amanda joined Daytona Homes in 2011 in the role of Human Resources Coordinator and grew into the role of Human Resources Manager within 2 years where she oversaw the people side of the business in addition to leading the administrative team. From there, Amanda transitioned to additionally provide leadership to our corporate team including Safety and I.T. In her new role with Tacada, Amanda will provide similar services to all of the Tacada business units focusing on unity within our group while ensuring distinct and organic cultures to grow within each. Amanda holds a BCom degree from the University of Alberta and a CPHR designation.
Vice President – Finance
Billy Carreiro joined Daytona Homes Group of Companies in 2008 as Corporate Controller after six years in public accounting at a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm. He transitioned into the role of Vice President of Finance for Daytona Homes Group of Companies in 2016. In his new role as Vice President of Finance for Tacada, Billy will continue to be responsible for developing and maintaining the financial management strategy, financial and management reporting, and corporate policies and procedures for all Tacada companies. He oversees all aspects of the finance division and directs and coordinates financial programs to provide funding for new or continuing operations to maximize return on investments and increase productivity. Billy has a BCom from the University of Alberta and a CPA, CA designation.
President/General Manager – Communities
Ross Yaremko is the current President/General Manager of Tacada Communities and has been with the Daytona Homes Group of Companies since 2002. He is responsible for the direction and coordination of all land development activity for Tacada Communities divisions and oversees land expansion, land development research, financing, and managing builder/developer relations. Ross holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban Land Economics and Real Estate from the University of British Columbia.
Vice President – Investments
Thomas Erickson joined Daytona Homes Group of companies in 2014 as the Managing Director of real estate. Utilizing his construction background, he helped initiate the commercial real estate platform within Daytona Homes Group of Companies. In his current role as Vice President of Properties at Tacada, Thomas is responsible for leading the performance of the properties team across Canada, with a focus on expanding the properties divisions portfolio of income producing assets. This includes overseeing all real estate disciplines, development projects, property management, leasing, market research, portfolio finance, value add acquisition and disposition strategies, while growing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders. Thomas holds a BCom and routinely volunteers his time for a variety of community service works.
Vice President – Investment & Risk Management
Matt Girardo has been with the Daytona Homes Group of Companies since 2008 gaining 10+ years of experience in land development within our Communities Division. He transitioned into the role of Vice President of Investment & Risk Management for Tacada in 2020. Matt works closely with all members of the Executive team to help facilitate new business acquisitions. He is also responsible for monitoring and evaluating internal and external risk factors that could have an impact on our business. Matt has proudly served as a UDI Board member in addition to his continued involvement with local not-for-profit organizations. Matt has a BCom from the University of Alberta and a CPA, CA designation.
The Hutchinson family has remained strong and connected through the generations, thriving in family and life. Our business has been successful and has extended into philanthropic realms, making a real difference in community and in health. Together with employees and partners, we have leveraged years of experience to develop an entrepreneurial DNA that allows the contributions to grow with each successive generation. We continue to learn, adapt and grow. The world around us is changing and we are changing with it. Our principles are enduring.
TREATY SIX TERRITORY:
We acknowledge that the land on which the Tacada head office resides is in Treaty Six Territory ; a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and travelling route for many indigenous people. We honour and respect the history, languages, ceremonies and culture of the First Nations, Metis and Inuit who call this territory home.