Originally from Nova Scotia, Paul moved to Fort McMurray in 2013. Prior to relocating, he spent 23 years in various management roles with Clearwater Seafoods, and IMP Aerospace and 7 years in public accounting. Most recently he was employed with Diversified Transportation and SMS Equipment in a variety of management positions. Paul brings to Young Motors a wealth of experience and knowledge as well his designations of MBA, CPA, CMA. Paul loves Fort McMurray and the opportunities it gives him to spend time with his family and his grandchildren. When he’s not at work or with his family, Paul can be found passionately riding his bike through the Birchwood Trails or on Highway 63.
Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Tim is one of the owners of Young Motors. He has been in the vehicle rental business for over 35 years, “As a family business it is our primary focus to look after our employees so they can provide exceptional service to our valued customers”. Tim loves Fort McMurray and has called this city home for 50 years. His wife, Lesa, and their 2 children are very active in the community. It is important to Tim to give as much to Fort McMurray as it has given to us.
Marilyn was born in Edmonton and moved to Fort McMurray in 1967 with Mom, Dad and 9 siblings. After graduating from Peter Pond High School, she married Glen in 1975, which meant she was marrying into the Family Business – “Young Motors – Hertz Car & Truck Rentals”. Marilyn worked full time, compressed work weeks for Canadian/Air Canada at the Fort McMurray Airport, and at the same time working at the Family Business in various capacities, eventually taking over the Accounting Department in 1984. Upon retiring from Air Canada in 2000 after 26 years, she was able to work full time beside Glen, Tim, Lesa and all the staff at Hertz Car & Truck Rentals. “Fort McMurray, our business and our fleet was growing, and with many long hours and sacrifices we built who, what, and where we are today! Fort McMurray is -The GREAT WHITE NORTH! It’s a Place I call Home!”
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Lesa moved to Fort McMurray from Virden, Manitoba in 1987, making a commitment to stay for 1 year! She worked in the dental field fulltime for 18 years before starting at Young Motors after Tim and her were married in 1991. In 2006 she came to work in the family business permanently and hasn’t looked back since. She has totally embraced Fort McMurray and what it has to offer. Lesa is a strong believer that a community is what you “make of it”. She has always been very involved with several community groups which she finds very rewarding. Lesa loves all the outdoor activities that are available to us such as golfing, baseball, boating, skiing, snowmobiling, curling, etc. Lesa and her family consider themselves very fortunate to live here.
Jeff has been with Young Motors since 2014 and has over 15 years of experience in the vehicle rental industry. He is originally from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University. Jeff’s favorite part about living in Fort McMurray is the Birchwood trails.
Michael is originally from Grand Falls-Windsor Newfoundland but has lived and worked in Fort McMurray since 2002. Spending 11 years in the automotive industry and 5 years in an Account Management position gives Michael a unique knowledge for the position of Business Development Manager. Not only does he know our products extremely well, he has a great understanding of our clients’ needs and how we can assist in their day to day operations. Whether it is fleet rentals or maintenance programs, Michael is here to assist in developing solutions that work best for our clients. Michael’s favorite things about Fort McMurray are the beautiful summers and outdoor activities.
Sharon has been with Young Motors since 2007. She is an Operations Manager with over 30 years of experience with the Hertz brand, across 5 Canadian provinces. She is originally from Kensington, Prince Edward Island. Sharon’s favorite part about living in Fort McMurray is the outdoor activities.
Don is originally from Stephenville, Newfoundland and as a child moved to Fort McMurray in 1977, making Fort McMurray his home for the last 44 years. Don has been in a number of diverse management roles within his 25 years experience in the fleet and transportation industry. He joined our team in our Service Department in 2019.
Don’s favorite things to do in Fort McMurray are spending time outdoors enjoying hunting, camping & ATV’ing with his family.