Leadership


With nearly a century of combined experience, the leadership team at Rocky Mountain Equipment brings a wealth of construction and agriculture industry knowledge to the company, dealerships and customers.   

Matt Campbell, Chief Executive Officer

M.C. (Matt) Campbell is the Chief Executive Officer of Rocky Mountain Equipment. Prior to this, he was the Chief Executive Officer and principal shareholder of Hammer Equipment. Mr. Campbell has been a successful entrepreneur for over 35 years, owning and operating businesses in a variety of undertakings, including automobile dealerships, scrap metal sales, and heavy equipment services such as trucking, contracting and rentals, sand & gravel hauling, asphalt paving and road salt operations.

Mr. Campbell established Hammer Equipment in 1993 when he bought Case Construction equipment dealerships in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta. He has successfully expanded the Hammer Equipment dealership opertion to include six branches located across Alberta and over 230 employees. In addition to his involvement with numerous industry committees and associations, Mr. Campbell was elected President of the Saskatchewan Roadbuilders, 1987-88, Chairman of the Saskatchewan Construction Association 1990, and President of the Western Canada Roadbuilders 1990.

Derek Stimson, President

Derek Stimson is the President and a director of Rocky Mountain Equipment Mr. Stimson had been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hi-Way Service for 28 years. Mr. Stimson expanded Hi-Way Service's operations from the initial offices in Taber and Lethbridge, to include over 15 offices throughout Alberta.

In 1979, he purchased the Hi-Way Service business from his father and was awarded CNH's Top North American Dealer Award in that same year. Mr. Stimson has considerable experience in the independent equipment dealership industry having been involved in the agricultural equipment industry for over 45 years and being a dealer principal for over 28 years.

Garrett Ganden, Chief Operating Officer

Garrett is a chartered accountant with over 15 years of financial and accounting experience, including ten years within our group.

David Ascott, Chief Financial Officer

David has been a chartered accountant for over 15 years and has many years of experience in senior financial management roles both domestically and internationally.