We’re only as good as our people. And at ECR we have some of the best. Our leadership team leverages their diverse backgrounds and work experience to constantly innovate and lead the cab modernization industry.
President, CEO and co-owner
During his 30 years at ECR, Gary has contributed significantly to the development of different elevator mechanic license classifications in Ontario with a focus on class "D". Gary has been involved in the manufacture and installation of over 10,000 elevator interiors across Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean leading to the development of the innovative A-LookTM and C-LookTM Panel Fitment Systems. Prior to ECR, Gary worked as a Field Supervisor for Schindler, Armor and Becket Elevator. He was a Regional Manager at GSW and designed and prototyped telephone manufacturing equipment at Northern Electric.
Gary is a licensed Construction & Maintenance Electrician and EDMA (Elevating Devices Mechanic A).
Vice President Engineering and co-owner
As a co-founder of ECR, Phil has over 30 years of experience dealing with every facet of the elevator cab modernization industry. A licensed EDMD (Elevating Devices Mechanic class "D"), Phil both oversees and contributes directly to engineering, production and design, using his hands-on experience to solve difficult design and engineering problems. Phil was responsible for the design, testing and development of ECR’s patented A-LookTM system, C-LookTM system and optimized ceiling T-frame.
Phil is a TSSA (Technical Standards and Safety Authority) and accredited instructor for The Elevating Devices Mechanics (D) training course. Before founding ECR with Gary Morris, Phil owned and operated Tricore Construction.
Vice President Process Engineering, BEng C.D.
As well as being ECR’s Process Manager, Jonathan contributes his vast experience to the company’s Engineering, R&D, Sales Management, Financial Planning and Operations areas. Prior to joining ECR Jonathan was the Founder and CEO of Distil Interactive, Iron Edge Technologies, and Seaway Networks. He led high-end microchip design teams at Nortel Networks, and Newbridge Networks. Jonathan got his start serving in the Canadian Air Force as a Radar Technician, Communications Systems Technician and Finally as an Aerospace Engineer designing systems for the Canadair Challenger Fleet.
Jonathan earned a BEng in Electrical Engineering from RMC Kingston 1994, as well as college diplomas as a Radar Technologist CFSCE 1985 and a Communications Systems Technician CFSAE 1986.
Vice President of Production
Greg joined ECR after 34 years with the Loblaws Corporation, most recently in the role of Vice President of Operations for Loblaws Wholesale Division, Western Canada, where he oversaw the management of over 20 stores. He brings great experience in large-scale chain management to our company, overseeing scheduling, installation and production. Greg ensures ECR’s wood, glass, metal, mill-work and paint departments meet their timelines, budgets and the company’s high standards for quality.
Greg also served on the Board of Directors for the Lanark Food Bank.