Executive Team

Daniel Halyk - President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Halyk is the founder of Total Energy and has served as a director since its inception in November 1996 and Chief Executive Officer since 2002.   Mr. Halyk co-founded Trident Capital Partners in 1997, a private limited partnership that invested primarily in the energy and real estate industries until 2021.  Prior to starting Trident Capital, Mr. Halyk was a corporate/securities lawyer with Bennett Jones in Calgary. Mr. Halyk received his Bachelor of Commerce (Finance Major) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan.
Jeremy Busch-Howell - Vice President, Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Busch-Howell joined Total Energy in 2022. Before joining Total Energy, Mr. Busch-Howell was the Director, Legal and Procurement at NorthRiver Midstream, a private midstream company operating in Alberta and British Columbia. Prior to joining NorthRiver Midstream, Mr. Busch-Howell was a lawyer in the business law group of McCarthy Tétrault in Calgary, practicing in the areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general business law. Mr. Busch-Howell received his Bachelor of Arts and his Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan, and is a member of the Law Societies of Alberta and British Columbia.
Yuliya Gorbach - Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Gorbach has worked with Total since 2006, most recently serving as Corporate Controller.  Prior to joining Total, Ms. Gorbach spent 10 years in public practice with a major international accounting firm in Europe and Canada.  Ms. Gorbach has obtained her Bachelor of Economics and Master of Business Administration degrees as well as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants designation in the United Kingdom and Chartered Accountant designation in Canada.
William Kosich - Vice President, Drilling Services
Mr. Kosich is a seasoned industry executive with over 30 years of experience in oil and natural gas drilling operations.  Bill began his oilfield career working on the drilling rigs and then completed the SAIT Petroleum Engineering Technology program in 1987.  After graduating from SAIT, Bill held numerous positions of increasing responsibility with both oil and gas exploration and production and service companies.  Prior to joining Total Energy in August of 2015, Bill served as the Chief Operating Officer of a TSX listed Canadian contract drilling company operating in Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Brad Macson - Vice President, Operations
Mr. Macson joined Total Energy Services Inc. in November 2007.  Mr. Macson has over 30 years experience in the upstream oil & gas business, including management positions with Bellator Exploration Inc. where he served as Manager of Facilities, and as Manager of Engineering/Construction for Paramount Resources.  Mr. Macson holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Professional Engineering designation in Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.
Ashley Ting - Corporate Controller
Ms. Ting joined Total Energy Services Inc. in July 2017. Prior to joining Total, Ms. Ting spent four years with Savanna Energy Services Corp., most recently holding the position of Manager of Financial Reporting. Previous to joining Savanna, Ms. Ting worked in public practice for five years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Ms. Ting obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and holds a Chartered Accountant designation.