Leo G. Collins Managing Director

Leo G. Collins is the Managing Director at WSG and his guidance and leadership has proven pivotal in the company’s growth in recent years. Leo’s inherent understanding of the construction marketplace means he’s able to help clients refine their project objectives using tangible industry data and proven marketplace experience. Leo brings financial services industry experience to his role on the team and this experience is a vital element in ensuring cost-effective and time-efficient building processes.

Leo is known as a clear and effective communicator. He instills the WSG team with a singular focus on client results and drives effective team management and cohesion through effective long-term planning and forthright analysis.  With over two years at the WSG helm added to his several previous years of marketplace experience, Leo is a tried, tested and proven expert in the construction field. 

Mendy Finkelstein Vice President of Operations

As Vice President of Operations at WSG, Mendy Finkelstein is a driving force within the company. Mendy has over 35 years’ experience within the residential construction industry in Canada. And this experience is a resource from which the entire team is able to draw upon during their day-to-day working operations. Mendy has played an active role in the marketing and sale of over 40,000 new homes and condos across the G.T.A. His sharp marketplace understanding and deft decision-making help WSG hone the company’s land acquisition, development and construction strategies.

Having managed marketing and in-house sales for two of the largest builders in the G.T.A, Mendy now brings his visionary leadership and calm, coherent planning to WSG, where he excels at working with both clients and in-house team members to achieve successful projects. 

Jim Vinson Projects Facilitator

In his role as Projects Facilitator for WSG, Jim Vinson brings a wealth of experience and a diversified market background to the team. His early career saw Jim working within the automotive field, where he experienced success in materials management for the manufacturer GM. When Jim became the youngest ever supervisor for the company at 22, the moment would showcase a talent for management and project oversight that would help him thrive throughout his career.

Jim’s 20 years’ experience within the real estate field has allowed him to build a strong network of fellow professionals throughout the industry. He’s become a vital element of the WSG team through his ability to communicate project requirements with clarity. During projects, Jim works tirelessly to ensure each individual understands their importance in achieving the team’s objectives. His work has become integral in building a decisive and forward-thinking workforce at WSG. 

Cody Collins Project Manager

Cody Collins is the lead Project Manager at WSG and offers exceptional construction industry experience to the company’s team.  His commitment to aligning day-to-day project processes with client objectives is highlighted by the standout work he’s overseen to-date. Having begun in the marketplace in 2007 as a carpenter’s helper, Cody has developed his understanding of the craft over the years.

Cody brings team leadership experience, equipment operating experience and business ownership experience to his role as WSG Project Manager. His combined knowledgebase means Cody is able to respond expertly to any challenge that might arise during project completion. His expertise as a former equipment operator also means that Cody is the project point person for analyzing project safety protocols and ensuring all work is completed according to the latest industry guidelines. 

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