Our dedication to creating beautiful homes and communities starts with the passion of our team.

Meet our Team

Chief Operating Officer

John Macdonald

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Chief Operating Officer

John Macdonald

Mr. Macdonald serves as the corporate Vice President of Macdonald Development Corporation and the Chief Operating Officer for Macdonald Communities. Mr. Macdonald, the eldest son of President and founder Robert Macdonald, has worked in the Macdonald group of companies since the beginning of his career and has worked as an executive in the development head office since 2010. Mr. Macdonald has worked on projects in Phoenix, Vancouver, Kelowna, and Calgary, and is responsible for overall operations of the Canadian development business along the Group’s global cash management. Mr. Macdonald holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of British Columbia.

Chief Development Officer

Donal O'Callaghan

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Chief Development Officer

Donal O'Callaghan

Mr. O’Callaghan is the Chief Development Officer for Macdonald Communities and has responsibility over design and marketing related projects in the company’s various developments, and is the direct project manager for the final phase of Britannia Beach. Since joining the company in 2010, he has been actively working on Lakestone and the Villas at Watermark. Previously, he has held the positions of Vice President of Design at one of the largest recreational real estate development companies in North America as well as Vice President of Development at one of British Columbia’s largest home builders. Mr. O’Callaghan holds a Bachelor of Arts and a graduate degree in Architecture from the University of British Columbia. He is a registered member of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.

Vice President, Development – Calgary, Alberta

Matthew Jones

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Vice President, Development – Calgary, Alberta

Matthew Jones

Mr. Jones is a Vice President of Development for Macdonald Communities and is responsible for the development operations, and sales and marketing activities in the Calgary region, including the national award-winning Watermark at Bearspaw community. Since joining the company in 2006, he has been involved with both single-family and multi-family projects and has been instrumental in overseeing and growing the Calgary operations. Mr. Jones holds an MBA from Queen's University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Criminology from the University of Florida.

Development Manager

Jonathon Campbell

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Development Manager

Jonathon Campbell

Mr. Campbell is a Development Manager for Macdonald Communities, joining the Macdonald group in 2022. Mr. Campbell is responsible for municipal planning & approvals, land development operations, and infrastructure design in the British Columbia Okanagan region. Prior to joining Macdonald Communities, over the past 17 years, Mr. Campbell has overseen the design and management of a 178 lot subdivision in Vernon, BC, a 164 unit resort property in Kauai, HI, as well as the construction of BC Housing Seniors mixed use facilities, attainable housing for Habitat for Humanity Kamloops, multifamily, industrial and commercial projects through out the Thompson Okanagan area. Mr. Campbell has chaired a number of non-profit and oversite committees including Calgary Taxi and Livery Association, Calgary Youth Justice, and Big Brothers and Sisters.

Development Manager

Brent Kapler

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Development Manager

Brent Kapler

Mr. Kapler has been working with the Macdonald group for over 25 years. He is overseeing all construction related activities and development approvals for various development projects throughout BC and Alberta, including the commercial development at Britannia Beach, BC. Prior to joining the Macdonald Group, Mr. Kapler accumulated extensive experience with a number of heavy construction and servicing companies throughout Western Canada.

Development Manager

Ken Till

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Development Manager

Ken Till

Mr. Till is a Professional Engineer who fills several roles within Macdonald Communities. He is a Development Manager responsible for the Cochrane Lake property which will result in 785 lots on the shores of Cochrane Lake. In addition, he is the Engineering Manager responsible for the Blazer Water Utility, (owned by the Macdonald Group) and the Bearspaw Regional Wastewater Plant (operated by the Macdonald Group). Since joining the Macdonald Group in 2010, he has been involved in the first 3 phases of Watermark and was the driving force behind the design and construction of the water treatment plant and wastewater treatment system serving the development. Prior to joining Macdonald, Mr. Till spent most of his career with a major Canadian and international consulting firm where he rose to become Vice President responsible for international projects and a member of the Board of Directors.

Development Partner – Phoenix, Arizona

Bill Borders

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Development Partner – Phoenix, Arizona

Bill Borders

Bill Borders has worked in partnership with Macdonald Development USA since 2009 on various projects in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe, AZ. He is the president of ARC Construction & Development, LLC in Phoenix, AZ and has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry. Mr. Borders has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Indiana Wesleyan University and his strong dedication to community service has led him to be a member of many local philanthropic groups including, The School Board for the Catholic Diocese, The Executive Council Charities, and The Thunderbirds.

Vice President – Phoenix, Arizona

Dana Volrich

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Vice President – Phoenix, Arizona

Dana Volrich

Ms. Volrich serves as a Division Vice President for Macdonald Development USA. For 10 years she worked on various Macdonald projects as a consultant and in 2011 she came in-house as VP Sales and Marketing. In her current role with the company Ms. Volrich is responsible for sourcing new development opportunities and overseeing related sales and marketing efforts in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Volrich served as Vice President of Business Development for a large international real estate brokerage firm. She has also worked in various marketing and sales capacities with one of the largest recreational real estate marketing companies in North America and one of the most significant master-planned community developers in Canada.

Development Partner – Washington state

Robert Hubbard

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Development Partner – Washington state

Robert Hubbard

Mr. Hubbard has worked in partnership with Macdonald Development since 1988, and has successfully completed many projects with the company, including projects in Seattle, Sacramento, and Vancouver, BC.

He is the president and director of Comcore Properties, Inc. (based in Issaquah, Washington) and has more than 30 years of experience in real estate development. Mr. Hubbard has worked with some of the most established professionals in the industry on projects in Vancouver, Atlanta and throughout Washington State.

Advisor - Special Projects

Maria Wong

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Advisor - Special Projects

Maria Wong

Ms. Wong’s 20 years as the Vice President of Finance at Macdonald Development Corporation have made her uniquely qualified to transition into an invaluable advisory role to management and the accounting team. Formerly, as VP Finance, she had overall responsibility for the group’s treasury, financial control, tax, and accounting. Prior to her time spent with the Macdonald group, she was a manager in one of Canada's largest firms of chartered accountants where she was involved extensively in servicing clients in the real estate field. Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor of Arts in Commerce and Economics from Simon Fraser University and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

Development Manager

Bill Baker

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Development Manager

Bill Baker

Mr. Baker is a Development Manager for Macdonald Communities, responsible for overseeing numerous projects and is intimately involved in the final phase of Macdonald's Britannia Beach development. He also managed various components in the redevelopment and branding of the St. Regis Hotel. Mr. Baker spent 17 years in risk and hospitality management prior to joining the Macdonald Group in 2004. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, with a degree in Human Kinetics with a Commerce concentration.

General Manager – St. Regis Hotel

Jeremy Roncoroni

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General Manager – St. Regis Hotel

Jeremy Roncoroni

Jeremy Roncoroni has been consulting for the Macdonald Group's hospitality division for over ten years and is currently the General Manager of the St. Regis Hotel. Jeremy is a graduate of Cornell University and has extensive hotel experience in Europe and North America. Jeremy is also a teacher for the International Sommelier Guild.

Office Manager – Vancouver, and Project Coordinator (Britannia)

Sharon Thompson

Project Coordinator (Lakestone)

Cindy Leung

Executive Assistant

Makki Manzano

Community Relations Manager (Lakestone)

Marc Leger

Office Manager – Calgary, and Project Coordinator (Watermark)

Christy Gyman

Community Relations Manager (Watermark)

Carla Crews

Controller

Wendy Chu

Controller - Development Accounting

Teri Hao

Assistant Controller

Charmaine Sall

US Accountant

Nonnie Porter

Junior Accountant

Carmen Ng

Project Accountant

Tony Nguyen