We’re passionate about student success, and Canada’s home building industry.

As a PHBI student, you'll find yourself backed by an experienced team who are here to help you achieve your goals — contact us to learn more about how PHBI training can help get you there faster. 

We're proud to be part of your educational journey and know that together, we're building a strong residential construction industry in Canada.

Lori Topp

President & CEO

In 2018, Lori became President & CEO of the Alberta New Home Warranty Program Group of Companies, which includes the Professional Home Builders Institute (PHBI). Lori brings over two decades of executive leadership experience in industry transformation and emerging markets, including regulated and competitive businesses, spanning energy, utilities, telecom, health care, public, private, and not for profit sectors.

Keith Kristalovich

Director, Education & Business Development

Keith joined the PHBI in 2019 as the Director, Education & Business Development. Overseeing partnerships, education, and business development, Keith is results-driven and passionate about student and customer success to meet the training needs of Canada's residential construction industry. Keith has an extensive background in higher education and news media, including student recruitment, marketing and sales, partner and client relationship management, and product and business development.

Cheryl Stock

Assistant Director

Cheryl joined PHBI in 2019 as the Assistant Director, overseeing business planning and development, operations and team management. With over a decade of experience in higher education, Cheryl is highly skilled in administration, management and training, and is passionate about student success.

Kavita Jadhav, M.Ed. CPLP, PMP

Project Manager, Education

Joining PHBI in 2014, Kavita leads the training and development team. With over two decades of experience in education technology, Kavita specializes in instructional design and learning science and is all about people, collaboration and taking on new challenges. Kavita is passionate about enhancing our student learning experiences using the latest technology to deliver training solutions for the residential construction industry.

Mirjam van Immerzeel, B.Sc.

Education Coordinator

Mirjam joined the PHBI team in 2016, as our Education Coordinator and now E-Learning Developer. With over a decade of experience in private and public sectors, Mirjam specializes in instructional design, course development and online delivery. Originally from the Netherlands, Mirjam is also an avid traveller and once spent two years travelling through the Americas, Africa and Europe by motorbike.

Mauro Mittempergher, MA, BFA, DEC

Curriculum Developer

With over a decade of experience as an instructional designer, Mauro joined the PHBI team in 2019 as a Curriculum Developer. Mauro specializes in education technology and visual design, overseeing training content development, merging pedagogy and technology to deliver a better training experience for our students and builder partners.

Austin Gloeckler

Digital Media & Assistant Graphic Designer

A recent graduate of SAIT’s Graphic Communications and Print Technology program, Austin is passionate about digital communications and information design. Joining PHBI in 2019 as the Digital Media and Assistant Graphic Designer, Austin supports the development of digital training programs and course materials.

Ileana Gomez, BBA

Admissions Advisor

Ileana has over six years of experience in higher education, specifically in international student recruitment. Joining PHBI in 2019 as the Admissions Advisor, Ileana leads student recruitment and retention, acting as the first point of contact for our students and builder liaisons, advising on course content, delivery, availability, registration processes, and best fit to meet their training needs.