Our People

OUR STAFF

ADM currently has a diverse staff of mechanical, chemical, electrical and software engineers and technologists. Our success is not determined by individuals, but by a team with a common vision, working together to exceed our clients’ expectations.

Stephen D. Fyffe, P. Eng., CEO
Stephen has over fifteen (15) years of experience in the planning, development and execution of multi-disciplined engineering projects across Canada.  His expertise includes process design, product development, energy management and project management in the food and beverage, tire manufacturing and forest products sectors.  Steve holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from University of New Brunswick and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Bishop’s University and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick, British Columbia and Alberta.


Arnold P. Nicholson
Arnold P. Nicholson, P. Eng., President & Chief Administrative Officer
Arnold is a principal partner with over 20 years of hands-on experience executing and managing electrical and automation projects around the world. His work includes project management, conceptual and detailed electrical design, installation and commissioning supervision. Arnold holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from University of New Brunswick and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of New Brunswick.


Jim Gillis
Jim W. Gillis, P. Eng, Chief Business Development Officer
Jim is a principal partner with over 20 years of experience in instrumentation and controls from both a technical and sales perspective, as well as over 10 years of experience as an Engineering Manager. Jim oversees initial technical scope, project development and resource allocation and plays a key role as client manager for all of ADM’s key projects. His combination of engineering and business management experience allows him to assess ADM’s clients’ technical needs while keeping their budget and timelines on the forefront. Jim holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Francis Xavier University, and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia.


Brent
Brent Donovan, P. Eng, Chief Operating Officer
Brent is a principal partner who has 20 years of hands-on experience executing and managing automation projects. Brent’s extensive experience covers electrical design, automation program development and plant commissioning. Brent holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from University of New Brunswick and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of New Brunswick.


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James R. Boone, P. Eng., Director – Mechanical Group
James is a senior partner with over 20 years of mechanical design and project management. Director of the Mechanical Group at ADM, James still takes an active role in design and project management on larger scale projects. His combination of technical know ow and management experience has enabled ADM to build a top notch team of engineers and technologists to tackle our client’s various mechanical design requirements. James holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia and a Bachelor of Science (mathematics) from Dalhousie University. James is a member of Engineers Nova Scotia, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick and the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland.