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Meet The Team


Bill Lipsit


With over 30 years of experience in the trucking industry Bill is a NATMI Certified Director of Safety, a Compliance & Recruiting Director at Zavcor Trucking Limited and the Director of Zavcor Training Academy.


Michelle Desrosiers

Business Development

From a booster seat in a flat-top Peterbilt to a role as our Business Development Manager, Michelle has been part of the trucking industry for most of her life. NATMI Certified in Safety Supervision, Michelle has seats in both our Training Academy and our Safety Department at Zavcor Trucking Limited.


Janet McInnes


After a 25 year career in office management and customer service, Janet has joined our ranks as our Administration Queen. She keeps our office running smoothly and our students smiling!


Dave Groetelaars

Training Manager

From dump trucking, to produce, to dispatching, to diesel mechanic; Dave's range in trucking is impressive. As a NATMI trained Driver Trainer and Certified Equipment Operator, he's the perfect guide to kickstarting your new career!


Ken Der Krikorian


A people person through-and-through, Ken has hit the ground running as a Driver Trainer. With 15 years experience running across Canada, he's a wealth of knowledge to our students and a great addition to our team.


John Shannon


John is a highly experienced truck driver with a remarkable career spanning over 23 years in transportation industry. John has travelled all 48 states of the US, across Canada, and regionally. His versatility handling flatbed, dry van and refrigerated units makes him an ideal coach for starting your career.


Trevor Carberry


Trevor is a seasoned professional with 20 years behind the wheel of everything from shunt trucks to dump trucks, from reefer to oversized trombone. After careers in al facets of the industry, this former owner-operator and fleet manager, now shares his expertise as a driving instructor.

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Gerry Desrosiers


After 40 years of hauling flatbed, tanker, and car-haulers coast-to-coast, Gerry has settled into his role as a NATMI Certified Driver Trainer with ease. A true "done it all" man, he's been instrumental in leading our students into successful, long-term careers!


Mike Dufresne


Having returned to Ontario after ice road trucking in the Northwest Territories, Mike is enjoying his semi-retirement as a Driver Trainer. With roots as an owner-operator and an impressively safe 30 year long career, Mike has been an incredible addition to our team.

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