President and founder
Guy Whissel , the founder of Longwood, has been involved in some of the most successful communities in the Ottawa region. His 35 years experience in the residential, commercial and condominium market brings a wealth of knowledge to his team. He has learned not to just appreciate the difference quality makes but to insist upon it.
After graduating in Architectural Technology, Guy served as Construction Manager at Minto Homes and General Area Manager for Sandbury Homes before starting Longwood Building Corporation in 1988.
Involved in the community, Guy was President of the Ottawa Carleton Home Builders Association and served on the Board of Directors of La Cité Collegiale.
Richard G. Martineau
Business and Development Manager
Before accepting an invitation to join the “Longwood Team”, Richard had expanded his knowledge base in many areas of expertise. Starting as an Architectural graduate, his career proceeded with Minto for 12 years as Customer Care Manager and then he accumulated 18 years of valuable experience in the “Public Sector” as a Member of the Executive Team at the City of Cumberland later assuming the position of Commissioner of Physical Environment. At present he also manages all Customer Care and Development issues and is an indispensable part of the Longwood team.
Commercial Project Manager
As a newcomer to the Longwood’s team, Flo expands Longwood’s expertise in the condominium business. Flo has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry and has put his touch on many projects across the City over the years. He has also been involved in projects as far as Turks & Caicos and Nunavut. He was involved in building condos in the late 80’s with Clarksmith Development. Later on, Flo built a number of projects for Routeburn Developments and then spent eight years with Charlesfort Developments. Flo’s expertise and his years of teaching at community colleges and his dedication to building a great product make him a great asset and bodes well with our commitment to building beautiful condominium projects.
Pierre has worked for Longwood since 1989. Pierre had experience building homes, framing and roofing and has hands-on experience with the building industry. Over the years Pierre has moved up the ladder from service to assistant Site Superintendent to his current position overseeing all of Longwood's building sites as Construction Manager. With all of Pierre's experience dealing with all trades and supervising all construction for the past 19 years Longwood has developed a tried and true Construction team.
Sales and Marketing Manager
Darice has been working in the Homebuilding Industry since 1981 in the Ottawa Region. She started working for a major Builder/Developer, Urbandale Construction, as sales Assistant and soon moved up to a sales position. After a few years the opportunity arose to work with the Vice President of Construction where she gained invaluable knowledge of the building industry. Darice then moved onto a Sales management position.
The opportunity came for Darice to join The Longwood Team in 1995 where she now manages all of Longwood's Sales Team. As the sales manager for Longwood Darice is responsible for all current sites, marketing and advertising and ensuring all Longwood purchasers are given the utmost sales service.
Customer Service Representative
Lise brings over twenty years of customer experience from both the retail and wholesale sector. As part of our team for the past nine years, Lise’s good humor and people skills guides you through the pre-delivery inspection of your home and any warranty matters that may arise. Her hands on approach, her good sense of humour and personal persistence is appreciated by our sub trades and homebuyers alike. Her motto is "No such thing as a problem but an opportunity for a Solution".
With 39 years of experience, a college degree in Administration Finance and a university degree in Accounting, Yves brings his dedicated vision to the Longwood team.
The construction industry has been his focus since 1986.This field represents a great challenge and over 18 years with the Longwood team has made a difference in building beautiful communities in the Ottawa area.
|Neighbourhoods of Hunt Club||South|
|Sonia by the Rideau||Vanier/East|
|Les Jardins sur Laurier||Rockland/East|
|Deerfield Village||Ottawa South|
|Neighbourhoods of Hunt Club||South|
|East Village||Orleans / East|
|Orchard Lane||Hunt Club|
|Chapel Park||Orleans / East|
|Highbury Park Village II||Barrhaven|
|Billingswood Manor||Alta Vista|
|Meadow Glen||Fisher Heights|
|Highbury Park Village 1||Barrhaven|
|Fallingbrook||Orleans / East|
|Noblewood Ridge||Orleans / East|
|Sheenboro||Orleans / East|
|Heron Cove||Orleans / East|
|Billings Promenade||Alta Vista|
|Crestwood||Orleans / East|
|Noblewood Ridge 2||Orleans / East|
|Parkridge Terrace||Orleans / East|