Management

Scott Jardine - President

Scott Jardine

President
Growing up with Arn’s as the family business, it’s not surprising that Scott developed a deep understanding of landscaping and outdoor power equipment. And, as a hands-on President, Scott works diligently with his team to keep the daily operations of the business running efficiently and to guarantee the quality service that Arn’s is known for. So how does the boss recharge on his days off? By enjoying his favourite hobby, fishing.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: It’s too hard to choose!
Patricia Strybosch - Office Manager

Patricia Strybosch

Office Manager
With a background in Finance, and a strong attention to detail, Patricia is Arn’s excellent Office Manager. Beyond administrative tasks, she also operates as Accounting and HR. A true triple threat! After a busy work week, Patricia likes to relax on her acreage, practice yoga, or plan her next trip.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Gravely Zero-Turn Mower, because it makes yard work quick and easy.

Parts and Sales

Brian Ray - Sales Manager

Brian Ray

Sales Manager
Brian, our Sales Manager, has been an enthusiastic member of the Arn’s team since 1979. Along with helping customers find the perfect piece of equipment, Brian also engages in departmental planning and training. As a result, he’s a big picture thinker and an effective decision maker. Outside of work, his pastimes include camping, fishing and playing guitar.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: All of his equipment – chainsaw, trimmer, snow blower and lawnmower - is from Arn’s.
Daryl Balazsi - Parts and Equipment Sales Associate and Dealer Support

Daryl Balazsi

Parts and Equipment Sales Associate and Dealer Support
When Daryl isn’t manning the sales counter, he’s charged with the equally important task of dealer support. We’re honoured by the long-lasting relationships we have with the quality brands we carry. Which is why Daryl’s attentiveness, and great customer service skills, make him a perfect fit for this key role. On his free time, Daryl likes to explore the world via his motorcycle.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Kombi Tool System, because of the versatility of its attachments.
Patrick Sebestyen - Territory Manager

Patrick Sebestyen

Territory Manager
Pat has been in the outdoor power equipment business since 1985. Because of his in-depth experience in the industry, he skillfully serves as our Territory Manager. Whether it’s handling large accounts and outdoor sales, or scheduling product demos for a customer, Pat is a key player on the Arn’s team.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Walker Mower, because it leaves a fine finished look when it cuts grass. Plus, it’s great for spring and fall clean-up.
Kevin Hanna - Parts and Equipment Sales Associate

Kevin Hanna

Parts and Equipment Sales Associate
An excellent salesperson, Kevin can promptly answer any questions you may have on the brands we carry at Arn’s. In addition to his sales duties, Kevin is also Arn’s in-house Graphic Designer. His keen eye for visuals, and desktop publishing skills, help him create the professional signs you see in our showroom. A true Vancouverite, Kevin enjoys spending time on the water. He even built a wooden rowboat with his son!

Favourite Arn’s equipment: 2016 SE 122 Wet/Dry Vacuum, because it’s an indispensable tool when it comes to accidental spills or flooding.
Timothy Persad - Parts and Equipment Sales Associate

Timothy Persad

Parts and Equipment Sales Associate
Timothy is an avid photographer and has two fine arts degrees, BFA in New Media, and BFA in New Media Production and Design. In addition to sales, he takes an active role in Arn's social media presence.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: The big Toro and Gravely machines, because they're fun to drive.
Dave Sohal - Parts and Warehouse Manager

Dave Sohal

Parts and Warehouse Manager
Thanks to Dave's organizational prowess, we can offer our customers an excellent selection of quality products in a timely manner. Dave brings a wealth of experience to the role due to his sales background in plumbing, electrical and appliances. More impressive still, he is multilingual and can speak Hindi, Punjabi and English.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: STIHL FS40 Trimmer, because it works great.
Al Mills - Parts & Equipment Sales Associate

Al Mills

Parts & Equipment Sales Associate
With a prior background in air tools, Al joined Arn's staff in February 2018 and handles repair and service orders with the service department. He was familiar with Arn's reputation for expertise long before working here. A family man raising three daughters, he likes skiing, walking the dog, and playing volleyball.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: The Stihl RB-400 power washer, because it's a real time saver when you want to clean or strip something.
Shane Inthasane - Parts & Equipment Sales Associate

Shane Inthasane

Parts & Equipment Sales Associate
Shane comes from an auto parts background and is a great fit with our sales staff. He loves hockey (go Flames!) fishing, hunting, shooting and especially working on cars.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Stihl chainsaws because they have amazing power for a handheld machine.
Brendon Delorme - Shipper Receiver

Brendon Delorme

Shipper Receiver
Hailing from Saskatoon, Brendon joined Arn's staff in April 2018 and oversees all the product that goes in and out of the warehouse. He's worked previously in the furniture business as a warehouse supervisor and has avid interests in electronics, building computers, sport shooting and paintball.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: The forklift in the warehouse! OK, so maybe we don't sell those, but we do have one. The heart wants what it wants.
Jeff Jardine - Parts and Equipment Sales Associate

Jeff Jardine

Parts and Equipment Sales Associate
Jeff has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and has worked previously in retail sports equipment. When he's not selling outdoor equipment, you'll either find him on the basketball court or clinging to a sheer rock face (he's an avid climber).

Favourite Arn’s equipment: The Toro MyRide zero-turn mowers, because they're unique technology that's comfortable to operate and available at a great price.
Jim Rudser - Parts and Equipment Sales Associate

Jim Rudser

Parts and Equipment Sales Associate
Jim’s friendly smile greets customers at the parts/sales counter. Jim has an automobile mechanic background. Graduating SAIT in 2006, he has enjoyed almost every aspect of the auto industry for the better part of the last 14 years. Jim has a passion for hockey, golf, video games and, of course, all things mechanical!

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Aerators – Jim loves putting holes in the ground!
Kyle Smart - Shipping & Receiving

Kyle Smart

Shipping & Receiving
Kyle, originally from Newfoundland, has called Western Canada home for most of the last 10 yrs. He is enjoying working on the sunny side of the dirt – having a background in coal mining! When not working, you’ll find Kyle occupied with boardgames and tabletop games. Kyle is also attending school part-time.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Stihl chainsaws for their power!

Service Department

John Murphy - Service Manager

John Murphy

Service Manager
John comes to Arn’s with an interesting background, with experience from store setup, shipping & receiving, computer programming, motorcycle mechanics, banking, collections, fraud investigation and plumbing. John’s attention to detail, drive for understanding and penchant of getting his hands dirty provides him just the right mix to help you with any of your equipment issues. In his off time you will find him trying to sneak away to the mountains on his motorcycle or with the car and snowboard.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Walkers. Compact size but packs a punch.
Ashleigh Taylor - Service Advisor

Ashleigh Taylor

Service Advisor
Originally from Ponoka, Ashleigh has worked in retail here in Calgary since the age of fifteen. She came here for a new and different challenge, enjoying the fast pace and variety of people that make Arn's a super fun place to work.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: The Ventrac snowplow, because it's lots of fun to operate and gets the job done efficiently.
Russel Chandler - Technician

Russel Chandler

Technician
Calgary born and raised, Russel is a skilled technician who has been an Arn’s team member since 2005. If you need your outdoor power equipment repaired, he’ll have it up and running in no time. While his job keeps him on his feet, Russel also likes to stay active by biking, hiking and cross-country skiing.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Stihl Electric Mower, because it’s the perfect size for his townhouse-style yard.
Lorne Jardine - Technician

Lorne Jardine

Technician
Lorne joined Arn's service department as a technician in 2003 and has been an integral member of the team since. If your outdoor power equipment is giving you trouble, Lorne can get to the bottom of the issue.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Gravely Zero-Turn 252 Mower, because it runs well, has a lot of power, and is a good size.
Robert Fitchett - Technician

Robert Fitchett

Technician
Robert's been with Arn's since 2009 and came to us with a background in small engine work. He enjoys snowmobiling and fishing, and just loves being in the mountains.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: It's hard to choose, but the Gravely zero-turn mowers get the job done fast so you can go enjoy life!
Adrian Whitehead - Warehouse and Setup Technician

Adrian Whitehead

Warehouse and Setup Technician
Adrian is all about perfect setup of your equipment. He enjoys football and the outdoors, loves gardening and hiking with his dog Storm– a black lab mastiff cross.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Walker riding mowers, because they're so easy to maneuver.
Chris Aube - Warehouse and Setup Technician

Chris Aube

Warehouse and Setup Technician
Chris joined the staff in April 2018 and does assembly, warehouse work, and delivery driving. He's an outgoing, happy guy who's also timeline driven and loves logistics (somebody has to). Enjoying interacting with customers as he does, Chris figures he has the soul of a used car salesman, just like his dad.

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Ventrac tractor, for its power and versatility.
Helena Dow - Service Writer

Helena Dow

Service Writer
You’ll find Helena manning the service desk next time you’re dropping off your equipment for service. Helena is an East Coast transplant with experience in the automotive industry. She loves animals and has an adopted cat – Peppee from the kitty shelter. Helena also loves to cook!

Favourite Arn’s equipment: Chainsaws – because of their association with her favourite celebration – Halloween!