Executive Team Bios

Westcorp is completely proficient in all aspects of investment, development, construction, leasing and management of projects and is backed by a dynamic and highly experienced project team with decades of combined experience. Over the years Westcorp has earned a solid reputation in the industry for having the best people on staff. In addition, Westcorp has developed strong relationships with key associated professionals and suppliers providing us with a talent pool extending well beyond our office. 

Philip J. Milroy, President and CEO

Phil founded Westcorp in 1980. In 1984, he earned his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. For seven years, Phil participated on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta. He is currently a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers as well as a Board Member for the ManCap Foundation.

Email: phil.milroy@westcorp.net


Keenan Chow

Keenan Chow, Vice President, Finance

Keenan joined Westcorp as Director of Finance in 2003 and was promoted to Vice President, Finance in 2013. He oversees the accounting and finance group and is responsible for corporate finance, financial reporting, taxation, and insurance. Keenan received his Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan in 1999 and received his Chartered Accountant designation in 2002.  He is currently a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta and the Canadian Institute of Chartered accountants.

Email: kchow@westcorp.net


Gail Temple, Vice-President, Operations

Gail joined Westcorp in 2007.  Her experiences as a professional educator and volunteer with resident groups led her to a community consultation role in the development field in 2003.  For over a decade she has lead complex development approvals to successful completion and manages the approval process on all Westcorp development projects.  In addition to this role, Gail oversees the operations (Property Management and Hotel) divisions of Westcorp.  Gail has been a director on the Urban Development Institute (UDI) Okanagan Board for the past 10 years, and served as its Chair from 2007 – 2009. 

Email: gtemple@westcorp.net



Barry Pfau, Vice President, Construction

Barry joined Westcorp in 2014 and currently oversees the company’s overall construction program.  Barry graduated from the University of Alberta in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering – Construction Major.  Barry has worked across Western Canada primarily in the commercial, residential, institutional and light industrial markets.  Barry became President of the Edmonton Construction Association in 2014 and will be Chair for 2015 – completing 11 years on the Board.  Barry is registered as a Professional Engineer with APEGA.

Email: bpfau@westcorp.net


Michael Hanak, Vice President, Property Management

Michael joined Westcorp in 2015 and oversees the commercial and residential property management portfolios. He has extensive experience in property management, acquisitions and dispositions, marketing and talent management. Michael has held senior positions at several national property management companies with experience in several markets across Canada and the United States. Michael is a graduate of the University of Alberta.

Email: mhanak@westcorp.net