Our Team


Wes Earle brings more than 25 years of diversified industry experience to 4Rivers, ranging from industrial/ commercial and institutional (ICI) to infrastructure, and industrial power projects.   Wes gained experience in project finance, pre-construction, project delivery, and estimating while working for tier-one contractors in Canada. He has managed teams in pursuits of up to $2.5 billion and project execution up to $250 million. 



In his role, Wes oversees 4River’s Housing division and will lead the planning, development, financials, risks and delivery of its housing programs while providing strategic leadership to the group to ensure we meet the needs of our stakeholders. 



Wes is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (Mechanical), and the Project Management Institute. He is a designer and installer for on-site wastewater management solutions and a post-graduate student in engineering. 


Ryan Anderton bring over 23 years of construction experience to Steel River ranging from residential buildings, commercial developments, infrastructure, industrial construction, piling and shoring.  He is primarily involved in the management of construction projects, including safety, estimating, scheduling, work force planning, subcontract management, change management, cost control, QA/QC, procurement, and information management.   Over his career he has build over 60 homes across Canada and the United States.   


In his role, Ryan oversees all aspects of our housing projects to ensure a high standard of quality; monitor building progress; and oversee the financial aspects and ensure everything runs on time.


Ryan’s educational background in business management and computer science give him a unique skill set in understanding new technologies and the application to the market. 


Karl has over 35 years of experience and a pristine track record overseeing various phases of multimillion-dollar construction, infrastructure, and environmental projects for government and private-sector clients. Karl has been with 4River Building Group since its inception and is responsible for overseeing Quality Control (QA) and Quality Assurance (QA) Project Management for Lytton First Nations Rebuild Project.


Previous experience includes project supervisor, business development manager, QA/QC consultant, procurement operations manager, and concrete & structures division manager for various international highway/bridge projects, concrete, pipeline, and infrastructure companies. 


Karl is a strong advocate for Indigenous Peoples, he brings a strong passion for all Indigenous culture, protocols, and history, then advances education to non-Indigenous groups through his daily work.


Katrina is a seasoned Account Executive with 15 years of telecommunications experience representing several of Canada’s largest brands. At 4Rivers Building Group, she is responsible for ensuring project efficiency and execution. With the ability to understand all client needs, Katrina emphasizes the importance of communication to deliver the best results in all relationships. 


Outside of the office, you will find Katrina spending time with her children, actively teaching her boys to embrace a balanced childhood and enjoy life at the moment. Her hobbies include foraging and watching re-runs of the antique roadshow. 



Kristopher has 15 years of valuable experience in the fields of project development, civil engineering, public engagement, and strategic planning.


As the Project Manager, Kristopher provides oversight and support for 4Rivers Building Group’s projects ensuring the highest standard of quality for our clients.  Kristopher is also responsible for client relations and provides leadership and engineering expertise to our various Teams.


Kristopher is a proud member of the Seabird Island Band (Stó:lō Nation, Coast Salish  / Carrier Nation). He has successfully worked with Indigenous groups across Canada and draws upon his engineering experience and extensive social connections to bring to life projects that are beautiful and sustainable.


Kristopher holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) Degree from Lakehead University and a Civil Engineering Technology Diploma from Camosun College. He is also a member of the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada and a Council Member with the First Nations Career Council.