Chief Executive Officer
Murray Toews is the Chief Executive Officer of Bonnett's Energy Services Ltd. He graduated from Beaverlodge Regional in 1985 then completed his Business Degree at Red Deer College in 1990; RDC provided a relevant and practical education, while he enjoyed his passion for hockey as a member of the RDC Kings playing for Mike Babcock, currently the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Bill Peters, currently the head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes.
Mr. Toews brings over 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, including more than 16 years with Bonnett's, where he started as a shop hand and served in several other positions including wireline operator, field sales, dispatch manager and general manager when the corporation was known as Bonnett’s Wireline Services Ltd. Mr. Toews became a shareholder at Bonnett’s in 1994 and served as General Manager until 1998, at which time he and three partners successfully purchased Bonnett's from company founder Gerald Bonnett. Mr. Toews successfully spearheaded the evolution of Bonnett’s initially with its IPO as an Income Trust(2005) a conversion of the Trust to a Corporation (2011) and ultimately returning Bonnetts to its roots as a private corporation in November 2013 with Mill City Capital a private equity partner.
Mr. Toews vision guided Bonnett’s through substantial growth expanding a trusted slickline service group to the multifaceted service company it is today offering a full range of well intervention and optimization services.
Chief Operating Officer
Troy Tews joined Bonnett's in January 2006 as the General Manager of Boreal Well Services and was appointed to the position of Vice President of Operations for Bonnett's Energy Services in December 2006. In 2012, Mr. Tews was appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer, a position he continues to hold today.
Prior to joining Bonnett's, Troy spent 12 years with Schlumberger in Cementing, Coiled Tubing and Stimulation Services in various locations around the world. Troy's previous assignments include OFS (Schlumberger); Marketing Manager in Iran, Well Services (Dowell); Operations Manager in Libya, Well Services (Dowell); Operations Manager for Eastern Canada (Hibernia, Sable Island), Technical Instructor in USA and Western Canada Field Operations.
Troy holds a BSc degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta (1993).
Chief Financial Officer
Carrie Lonardelli joined the Bonnett's team in January 2014 as the Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Bonnett's Carrie was the owner and operator of an enterprise providing CFO services to owner managed businesses in Calgary. Prior to starting her own business Carrie was the V.P. Finance at Phoenix Technology Services, a publicly traded oil and gas services company, where she spent 8 years and with KPMG in both Winnipeg and Calgary serving a broad range of clients for 7 years prior to that. Carrie currently serves on the Board of Directors of Open to Grow, an organization providing microcredit loans to women in Guatemala and is a past committee member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitoba.
Carrie holds both a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba (2000) and completed her Chartered Accountant designation with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba (2001).