Who we are
We remain true to the same principles on which our company was founded on over fifty years ago: providing superior service to our clients, putting safety first, creating opportunities for our people, delivering exceptional work.
Wheelwright’s senior leadership offers a diverse array of experience in steel construction, general contracting, consulting and engineering. Their vast experience in working in diverse and difficult terrain make them an excellent partner for clients looking for a construction company that can deliver world-class value add.
Wheelwright’s leadership team will share your vision of success and can deliver any type of facility to the highest standards of quality.
Owner & President
Ruth Wheelwright is a graduate of Ryerson Polytechnique in Civil Engineering. Ruth started her career spending summers working on site, moving to the drafting department and then to sales. Ruth took over the company in 1996
As Owner & President, Ruth is responsible for developing the vision and strategic direction for Wheelwright Group. She has operational responsibility for corporate activities while maintaining oversight of the management team.
John joined Wheelwright in 2008. He brings leadership and vision, as well as extensive experience in a variety of corporate fields. As General Manager and a member of the executive team, he is responsible for overseeing the financial management of the company
Senior Business Development Manager
John joined Wheelwright in 1972. John has a life time of experience in the design build world and is well known in the industry. His affable nature along with his wealth of construction knowledge makes him an anchor for both company and client.
Senior Project Manager
Peter Neumann began in 1985. As project manager, Peter is responsible for managing the day to day work on project sites. Peter has a wealth of construction experience and is comfortable dealing with complex problems. Peter is extremely capable both in the board room and on the construction site.
John Wheelwright founded the company in 1961 and to this day remains our Sr. Engineer. John graduated from McGill University in Civil Engineering. He is still passionate about engineering and building and continues to design. He can be seen inspecting most jobsites
Denise Fernandes P.Eng. Denise joined our firm in 2005 and holds a degree in civil engineering from Western University. Denise is integral to the engineering and design of all projects.