Jillene Lakevold, BCom, MBA , CEC
Jillene is the co-CEO of All Weather Windows, appointed in April 2023. Alongside her business partner, Colin Wiebe, they have been a driving force behind the company’s remarkable growth and success. With deep ties to the organization’s history, Jillene promotes a collaborative and human experience for employees and customers seeking the best in the industry.
In 2019, Jillene was promoted to VP of Manufacturing, with full accountability over Plant Operations in two locations including Supply Chain, Engineering, Innovation, and Manufacturing. In this role, Jillene was able to influence and link operational activities to the over-arching strategic plan. Jillene joined All Weather Windows in 2006, as a Manufacturing Analyst, and quickly moved into the role of National Service Manager, followed by Director of Commercial and more recently, the Director of Strategy and Relations. Jillene’s leadership has had a positive influence in shaping the company’s operational landscape in many ways. She has a proven record of accomplishment, building collaborative work environments and championing innovation. She thinks creatively and strives for solution-based strategies. She has a calm demeanor and takes a pragmatic approach to business opportunities.
Jillene is passionate about responding to the need for greater corporate citizenship and is currently serving as a Board Member for the Edmonton Police Foundation as well as Civida Housing Foundation. She served as the President of the Edmonton Glenora Rotary Club in 2018 and chaired both the International and the Youth Services committees of the Club. Jillene has previously served on several Industry-related boards, including the Canadian Manufacturer’s and Exporter’s Association and the Integrated Project Delivery Alliance. She has also served as a Director of the Alberta Construction Association Board and as Vice-Chair of the Edmonton Construction Association Board.
Jillene holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta, a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Queen’s University, a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University, and was recognized as “Top 40 under 40” by Alberta Venture in 2019.
About All Weather Windows
We are Canada’s largest privately owned window and door manufacturer. Established in 1978, we are platinum club members of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program and an ambassador for the ENERGY STAR® program. We take customer service and sustainability seriously.
With a combined capacity of over 300,000 square feet, our manufacturing plants produce a full range of award-winning, energy-efficient, and sustainable window and door products for dealers, builders, contractors, developers, and homeowners.