Lorne Hooper


Lorne started ATS with the first battery-operated barricade lights and a team of dedicated, hardworking employees. Under the guidance of the second generation, ATS is still gathering good people to deliver an honest product and quality service. Fifty years later, Lorne is very proud of what ATS has become.

Van Fielhaber

Chief Executive Officer

Van brings over 20 years’ experience in the transportation industry and has held many senior leadership roles within large public and private companies. He is a passionate lifelong learner, with expertise in executive leadership, logistics, innovation and strategic development.


Bobby Cantera

Chief operating Officer

Bobby joined the ATS Traffic team as the COO in January of 2019. He has nearly 20 years of experience in operational leadership, safety and quality assurance. He holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and is a passionate advocate of using the Lean methodology to improve processes and provide superior quality and service.


Amy Gaucher


Amy is a chartered accountant (CPA, CA) with a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Alberta and over 20 years’ experience in various large companies. Amy’s career has involved financial reporting, process analysis, internal controls, and risk management. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

James Plastow

Executive Vice President of Operations

James started at ATS in 1988 and has worked in many different capacities. He joined the ATS team after graduating from NAIT with a finance diploma. Over the years, James has enjoyed the many challenges and changes that the traffic industry has presented.


Kevin Waddell

Vice President of Operations

Kevin started at the Edmonton rental division in 1990. After several transfers and promotions to management positions, he became vice president of On-Street Services in 2015 and then vice president of Operations in 2017. Kevin has really enjoyed his time working for ATS. When he isn’t working, Kevin enjoys downhill skiing, woodworking, travelling, fishing, and volunteering.

Colin McCarten

executive vice president of sales and marketing

Colin started at ATS Traffic in July of 2017 as the Director of Sales for Alberta. With a robust career and extensive experience in Executive Leadership, Sales and Marketing, Colin joined the Executive team in 2018 as the EVP of Sales and Marketing. Colin is a U of A Golden Bears Hockey Alumni and enjoys spending time on his rural property with his family, which includes his wife and two children.

Steve Ennis

Executive Vice President of Intellitrafik

Steve is a 10-year ATS veteran with a background in software sales. He is genuinely interested in moving traffic from point A to point B and is excited about technology’s inevitable industry disruption. Steve enjoys playing sports (hockey, football, and golf) and guitar in his spare time.