History

Tyler DeGagne was inspired to build a company rooted in his passion to help others. Alongside his construction expertise, it was a natural move to bring Lionsgate Builders to life.

 

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Team Members

 
 
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Owner, Senior project manager, cto

Tyler DeGagne

Tyler, a third-generation builder, started his professional career in 1996 as a carpenter, building spiral staircases for Artistic Stairs. A decade spent on construction sites working for premiere multi-family developers in Calgary and Vancouver, Tyler has acquired in-depth knowledge on the building trades and leadership role of a general contractor/developer. Since 2008, Tyler has been restoring, trouble-shooting, and renovating multi-family and light commercial properties; utilizing those years of hands on experience to bring true value as a partner to his many clients. For more detail on Tyler’s work experience please visit his LinkedIn Profile.

 

Education

THAT SCHOOL
Dates

NAMELESS UNIVERSITY
B.A., Art History, 1999

Activities & Affiliations

Certifications

• First Aid

 
 

 
 
 
John Milakovic

junior project manager, cmo, cso

John Milakovic

John brings 7 years of construction experience; from working in the field as an apprentice electrician while studying at MacEwan University, to eventually working his way from project coordinator to project manager within his first year in the office of a Calgary-based firm. John also has experience and training with business development and marketing—initiating and maintaining partner relationships and providing strategic alliances and business opportunities. Beyond project management and business development, John is also certified through the Alberta Construction Safety Association, overseeing safety operations at Lionsgate Builders, helping the company achieve and maintain an occupational health and safety program which exceeds national standards. John provides true value to his business and his clients through his diverse experience and proven talents with communication and relationship-building. For more detail on John’s work experience please visit his LinkedIn Profile.

 

Education

THAT SCHOOL
Dates

NAMELESS UNIVERSITY
B.A., Art History, 1999

Activities & Affiliations

• HEAL Charitable Foundation, President

Certifications

• First Aid

 
 

 
 
 
Mel Milakovic

Operations Manager, chief estimator

Mel Milakovic

Mel has been in the trade since 1966. Trained in Europe, Mel has worked industrial and commercial electrical in Canada since 1975, working with some of Edmonton’s largest trade contractors. Experienced in manufacturing, service and project work Mel has succeeded in roles of Foreman, Estimator, Construction Manager (crew size of 500) and Site Manager (overseeing 800 men). In 1988 Mel began Project Managing on Schools and Hospitals with project values over $3M. Suncor Millennium project in Fort McMurray saw Mel oversee the field supervision of over 500 crews during a 3-year project ($100M project value). As a Construction Manager & Estimator in 2001 working for an Engineering Firm and on projects in Russia with values over $3M. Mel has spent the last decade as a Senior Estimator and Project Manager on projects across the country and in remote locations. Mel brings a wealth of talent, experience and insight to any job with which he is involved. For more detail on Mel’s work experience please visit his LinkedIn Profile.

 

Education

THAT SCHOOL
Then-Now

NAMELESS UNIVERSITY
B.A., Art History, 1999

Activities & Affiliations

• Example, Member

Certifications

• First Aid