Who We Are
We've designed workforce travel management technology that solves complex crew travel
LodgeLink delivers efficiency and cost control for complex workforce travel. We offer an-end-to-end crew travel management solution, from accommodation to transportation. Our powerful technology provides significant mid-office savings and transparent reporting to ensure cost control.
The LodgeLink platform is built around the needs of crews and applies technology that simplifies booking and management, payment and reconciliation, and provides visibility to analyze, control and plan workforce travel. We are the fastest growing ecosystem of hotels and lodges in North America.
LodgeLink is a caring company that applies innovative technology to transform workforce travel.
Our vision is for LodgeLink to be THE ecosystem for workforce travel.
With over 50 years of cumulative experience providing workforce travel solutions, the LodgeLink team understands how finding the right place to rest your head and getting there easily is essential to crew safety, productivity, and morale. Technology and customer success is at the center of everything we do.
Our team is diverse and we leverage technology and our caring attitude to improve customer experiences. Our products and services are built around the needs of workforce travel crews and those that manage the complicated nature of crew accommodation and transportation.
Our culture is built on five values that we live every day in our mission to transform workforce travel. We are agile, inventive, dependable, audacious, and collaborative.
Witnessing this process, and our founders having many years of experience in workforce travel, sparked the idea for a better way to manage complicated workforce travel - LodgeLink was born. We brought this idea before suppliers and customers who were open and excited about the opportunity to connect and add value.
Meet the Leadership Team
With over 50 years of cumulative experience providing workforce accommodation solutions, the LodgeLink team understands how finding the right place to rest your head is important to crew safety, productivity and morale. Customer success is at the center of everything we do.
Trevor Haynes’ vision and strategy guides the dynamic growth of the Company. Under his leadership, LodgeLink merges a deep understanding of remote workforce accommodation and transportation solutions and the technology needed to help serve a growing number of customers who manage workforce travel.
Before launching LodgeLink, Trevor co-founded and launched several successful companies in the workforce accommodation, energy services, construction and modular space solutions industries operating in Canada, the United States and Australia.
He serves as Chairman and CEO of Black Diamond Group, Director of PTW Group Inc., and Chairman and Director of Claryn Equities Inc. Trevor is also a Governor of the Canada Sports Hall of Fame and Order of Sport for Canada, a member of the Business Council of Alberta, a past Chair of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), and Past Chair and a Founding Funder of the Fig Tree Foundation. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto.
Toby oversees LodgeLink’s financial health and strategy. He has a passion for business strategy and expertise in finance, accounting, public disclosure, capital markets and capital structure. Toby is a Chartered Professional Accountant with senior leadership experience in the remote accommodation industry and with high growth companies. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta. Toby also serves as EVP and CFO at Black Diamond Group.
Patrick Melanson is responsible for innovation, architecture, development and platform security of the LodgeLink offerings.
He is a leader and visionary with a proven track record of providing strategic IT planning, management, M&A execution, sales and operations planning, staff development, as well as process and systems implementation.
Kevin Lo is responsible for product management, marketplace settlement (including billing and customer experience), finance and accounting.
Prior to joining LodgeLink, Kevin was the Co-Founder of two software companies, led an M&A department at a publicly traded company, and spent over a decade in sell-side equity research. He also served on a board of an insurance underwriter, a publicly traded SaaS company, and taught at the University of Calgary. Before his finance career, he spent several years as a software developer in the telecom and IoT industries. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Alberta and an MBA from the University of Calgary.
Rob Normandeau is responsible for the architecture, quality assurance, data and operations support for our growing LodgeLink ecosystem. He has been a software developer, architect, and technology leader for over 35 years.
Rob builds diverse and inclusive teams and fosters a high-trust, collaborative and agile culture focused on quality, productivity, and technical excellence. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from the University of Manitoba.
John's extensive background includes over two decades of experience in high-growth SaaS and cloud-based companies. He has effectively led engineering teams and developers in agile environments, contributing a wealth of knowledge to the position.
In his role, John will be a critical enabler of technology-driven innovation, disruption, and business results. He has global experience delivering strategic technology and business solutions for such companies as Benevity, Blackline Safety, SMART, ShawCor and Pason.
Chris is responsible for managing the selling strategies and objectives for growing the net revenue base as LodgeLink’s platform continues to scale. With 20+ years of leadership experience in the hotel and tech industries, Chris brings a proven track record background in Seasoned Hotel Operations into his Sales & Revenue Management role.
Rebecca leads the Financial Operations team and is responsible for risk management, internal financial reporting, accounting, payables, invoicing, and collections. She is a designated professional accountant with 15+ years of financial leadership experience spanning across insurance, tech, manufacturing, and oil service industries. Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan and is passionate about community and youth sports.