On June 2, 2022 Select and many industry colleagues celebrated the career and retirement of Select’s co-founder Leo Levasseur. Thank you Leo for your years of dedicated service, mentorship and undeniable influence on the land development industry.
Leo Levasseur was the Corporate Manager of Select Engineering Consultants Ltd., with over 44 years of professional experience providing project management services for land and industrial developments in Alberta. Leo guided the day to day activities of the Select team and provided strong leadership to support Select’s development.
Leo received a Civil Engineering Technology Diploma from NAIT in 1978, and started his career as a surveyor with Alberta Public Works. In the early ‘80s he moved on to B.W. Brooker Engineering, the DME Engineering in Edmonton. Then for over 20 years he moved through the ranks at UMA|AECOM to become a leader in land development. In 2008 he founded Select Engineering Consultants with Ken, Bob, Steve, Kevin, Jarrad, and Mark.
Leo’s career has seen the development of over 20 residential and industrial neighbourhoods in the greater Edmonton area including: Haddow, Lakeview, Roper, Heritage Valley, Mattson, Cashman, North Ridge, Lacombe Park Estates, Dorchester, Deer Ridge, Riverside, Badgerlands, Avenir, Cherot, Windrose, Suntree, Woodbend, East Campsite Business Park, Springate, Fenwyck, Easton, Landing Trails, Heartland Meadows, Heartland Commons, Woodlands, Triomphe Estates, Forest Heights, Clarkdale, Lakeland Ridge, Salisbury Village and Upper Manor Estates.
In addition, Leo has been involved on the Executive Committee with the Urban Development Institute (UDI) as well as numerous other committees and working groups.