Board of Directors
Core-Founder & COO
(Lytton First Nation)
Troy MacBeth Abromaitis is a member of Lytton First Nation, one of the communities of the Nlaka’pamux Nation. Troy is a senior executive with nearly twenty years of experience, currently working as Director of Development with the Bucci Group of Companies. His portfolio of work includes successfully managing over 30 development projects throughout Western Canada. He is a dedicated community builder who has balanced sustainable corporate growth with over a decade of community service via his commitment to charitable causes, volunteerism and preserving local heritage.
Within the industry, Troy currently sits on the Boards of Built Green Canada and the Canadian Home Builder’s Association of BC Fraser Valley. Outside the industry, Troy is also the President-Elect of the Rotary Club of West Vancouver and on the Boards of the West Point Grey Community Center Association and Stó:lo Business Association. Troy also served as the President of the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia in 2017 2018 and on the Board of Governors from 2012 2019.
Troy is also a licensed Builder, Managing Realty Broker, Mortgage Broker, Realtor and Property Manager. He is also a Registered Professional Member with the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia and was recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 by the National Centre for American Indian Enterprise Development, Business in Vancouver, Canadian Construction, Business Elite and Professional Builder Magazine.
Core-Founder & Board Chair
(Real Estate Council of BC Licensee)
Charan has over a decade in real estate development sales and marketing. In addition to project sales and marketing, experiences include marketing commercial development projects and raising investment capital by the way of Mortgage Investment Corporations and private investors. This unique experience allows for an understanding of various points of view, adding to insight into the successful sales and marketing of commercial and residential properties.
Educational Background & Professional Development Summary:
– Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Entrepreneurial Management
– Diploma of Marketing Management in Professional Real Estate
– Urban Land Economics – Real Estate Development I & II
– Membership Committee for the Urban Development Institute (UDI)
– Founder / President of the BCIT Real Estate Association
– Co-Chair of the BCIT Real Estate Alumni Association.
Board of Directors Member
(Government Relations Liaison, HAVAN)
Jay is the Government Relations Associate for the Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN). Through his position, he works with Metro Vancouver local governments on important public policy issues, including pending and existing regulations that impact the home building industry. Driven by his passion for real estate, he attended BCIT and graduated with a diploma from the Professional Real Estate program. Some of Jay’s past experiences include working as a Real Estate Investment and Acquisitions Analyst, and as a Jr. Development Manager for multi-family developments in Vancouver and Calgary.
Board or Directors Member
Deborah Baker is a member of Squamish Nation and a former council member with sixteen years of experience. In her tenure with the nation she was involved in various task forces that led to the creation of MST Development Corp and the Squamish Nation Nch’kaỷ Development Corporation. She also sits on the Board of All Nations Outreach Society which assists Indigenous People who reside in Vancouver’s downtown eastside. Deborah enjoys working with all diverse cultural backgrounds. She is excited for opportunities that builds relationships and opportunities for networking to help others who may need additional support at any given time.
Board or Directors Member
Craig MacQueen has nearly two decades of hands on trade experience and a decade as the managing partner of MacQueen Systems. Craig focuses on mid-size projects for local First Nations and has developed a solid reputation of delivering projects on-time and on-budget. He has worked on major renovations to existing housing, new single-family and multi-family projects, infrastructure upgrades and also First Nation civic facilities such as community centres. His total work product for the local First Nation’s is in excess of $20 million. In his spare time Craig is a family man and he enjoys time at home with his family, the great outdoors.