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Our Team

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.


Scott Hamilton, President, CEO

Scott brings industry-leading expertise in management in the new home construction sector. With an extensive background in strategic marketing, sales, customer engagement, and business management, Scott is passionate about empowering industry to improve the homebuilding and homeownership experience.

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Keith Kristalovich, Vice President, Education & Training Partnerships

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.

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Cheryl Stock, Director, Education & Training Partnerships

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. Her additional experience in insurance, news media and call centre management has been a huge asset in propelling PHBI forward.

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Ileana Gomez, Manager, Admissions & Training Partnerships

Ileana has over six years of experience in higher education, specifically in international student recruitment. Joining PHBI in 2019 as the Admissions & Industry Partnerships Manager, 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.

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Lynda O’Hara, Admissions Advisor

Lynda brings over five years of experience in private college education and landscape construction industries. Joining the PHBI Admissions team in 2021, Lynda is building new business revenue through the creation and prospecting of potential students for PHBI’s builder education courses.

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Ashley Royston, Admissions Advisor

Ashley comes with a professional background in real estate, recruitment and has completed her education at SAIT in Legal Assistant Studies. Joining PHBI in 2020 as the Education Coordinator, Ashley moved into our Admissions department in 2022 to support students across the country.

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Student Services

Tracy-Ann Wolfe, Student Services Coordinator

Tracy-Ann has over 9 years of experience in higher education, specifically working with students in their educational journey. Joining PHBI in 2020 as the Student Services Coordinator, Tracy-Ann provides instrumental and ongoing support to PHBI students. She coordinates various student programs and materials that support the Master Home Builder and Master Home Renovator certifications and supports the growth of PHBI alumni programs.

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Kavita Jadhav, Education Manager

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.

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Sarah Skoronski, Curriculum Developer

Joining PHBI in 2021, Sarah brings a passion for instructional design and designing creative and engaging learning solutions that keep adult learning principles top of mind. With over 10 years of facilitation, program design, technical writing, editing, building instructor-led, hybrid, and e-learning training, Sarah leads curriculum development and innovative training solutions.

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Andre Estay, e-Learning Developer

Andre joined PHBI in 2021 as an e-Learning developer. With over a decade of experience in developing and delivering corporate training, Andre specializes in instructional design and is focused on delivering high quality online experiences for PHBI students.

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Austin Gloeckler, 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.

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Karthika Ravichandran, Education Coordinator

Karthika joined the PHBI team in 2022, bringing with her over 14 years of experience in both education and healthcare. She is meticulous when it comes to assisting our students, and provides ongoing support to ensure students can achieve their goals. As an Education Coordinator, Karthika is the first point of contact for student inquiries.

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Andrea Hoefling, Education Coordinator

Joining the PHBI team in 2022, Andrea brings 15+ years of industry expertise, including service design and warranty. She is passionate about the homebuilding industry, and uses her experience to support students throughout their education journey. As an Education Coordinator, Andrea is the first point of contact for student inquiries.

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Steve Waterman, Lead Instructor

Steve has over 30 years of residential construction experience. Earlier in his career, he held various roles including Estimating Manager, Project Manager and Construction Manager. Since 2006, he has owned his own renovation and homebuilding company. Steve joined the PHBI team in 2022, and is responsible for attracting and leading our talented SME’s and Instructors for our in-person and virtual training courses across Canada.

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