Our team is the foundation of our success; we instill values of excellence, integrity and respect at all levels of our company and incorporate feedback provided through continued engagement with employees at all levels in our group.


Brent Middleton

Brent is the Chief Executive Officer, and is responsible for the oversight and strategic direction of International Cooling Tower group of and all its subsidiaries. Previously he was the Chief Operating Officer, responsible for the company’s operations in Canada and the United States.  Prior to joining ICT Brent held positions in marketing, manufacturing and operations for a multi-national construction and materials company.  Brent has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Calgary.

Gary Raposo

As a seasoned financial professional with progressive experience, Gary provides strategic and operational services to project management and the executive team as well as leadership to HR and IT. Gary, a CPA, CMA since 2004, oversees all aspects of accounting and financial management of the ICT group of companies. Gary joined ICT in 2017, after spending 10 years as an Executive Vice President and CFO of an industrial construction company.

Brad Vickers

Brad is responsible for leading ICT’s engineering and estimating operations. He joined ICT in 1997 as a Project Engineer in Edmonton and has held numerous project, operational and management roles in the cooling tower sector. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a registered professional engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

Colin Bolton

Colin is responsible for leading ICT’s HSE and Quality Management Systems. He joined ICT in 1991 as a Cooling Tower Technician and has held numerous field project, operational and management roles in the cooling tower sector. He holds an Advanced Diploma in HSE from the University of New Brunswick and numerous professional HSE and Quality designations including the CRSP, CHSC, external auditor qualified ISO 9001:2015 as well as numerous Technical trade state licensing qualifications (NASCLA) throughout North America.

Rob Warren

As Director of Fabrication, Robert is responsible for the management our fabrication facility in the Phoenix, AZ area, financial management of revenues as well as implementing all of the corporation’s software and processes at the location including ERP system and estimating of project controls. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Memorial University, and is a registered professional engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

Chris Patten

Chris is Vice President of Operations for ICT Industrial Inc. and an active member of ICT’s executive team. He joined ICT in October of 2017 and has 15 years of industry experience. He previous held the role as Construction Manager on several of the largest project developments in the Canadian Oil Sands. He holds a Bachelor degrees in Engineering and Business Administration, and is a registered professional engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and a registered Welding Engineer with the CWB.

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Mark Burney

Bringing over 30+ years in the industry, Mark is the General Manager of Gulf Coast Operations. He oversees daily business operations, providing direction and guidance to office and field personnel and maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards, developing and implementing growth strategies for the companies aftermarket and maintenance business.

Mark Erdmann

Mark is a native Texan and has called Houston home since 2003. He has held various sales roles and responsibilities with increasing responsibility within the cooling tower industry for over 10 years. His roles and responsibilities at International Cooling Tower (ICT) include supporting ICT’S existing client base while developing new aftermarket projects within the downstream refining, Petro-chemical, power generation and heavy industrial markets throughout the United States.

Dumont Swezy

As Vice President of New Business Development, Dumont leads business development for EPCs, international and key accounts.  Having joined ICT in 2010, he has over 20 years of experience in the cooling tower industry and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Mary Washington.  He has held various positions including Applications Engineer, Project Manager, Product Development Manager, Key Account Manager, Business Development Manager and Sales Manager.

Jeff Colliou-McKay

Jeff is responsible for leading ICT’s sales and account management efforts throughout Canada. He joined ICT in 2006 as a field hand and worked his way up to a Supervisor role, executing projects in both Canada and the USA. In 2015 Jeff joined our Gulf Coast Team as the Maintenance Account Manager overseeing the day to day activities for our embedded maintenance accounts before returning to Canada in 2017. Jeff’s construction experience has helped him to successfully navigate duties ranging from estimating through to project management.

Steven Weir

Steven is responsible for development of new and established opportunities in Eastern Canada, and several U.S. states. His responsibilities include the pursuit of new business opportunities and the continuing service and development of existing accounts within these territories. Steven has over 30 years of varied experience in the cooling tower and related construction industries.

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At ICT we strive to be the best at what we do, we emphasize family values, camaraderie and teamwork. Our teams are solutions driven, smart, hardworking and embrace innovation and technology. Their experience in the industry is unmatched and we have some of the best talent in the business.