Noralta Lodge Ltd. is conveniently located in the portals to northern Alberta’s oil and gas hot spots.
We pride ourselves on being the first choice for quality accommodation for hundreds of companies across northern Alberta. We are also proud to be the first industrial lodge in Alberta to obtain COR designation through the Partnership in Injury Reduction Program (PIR) via the Alberta Hotel Safety Association. As a partner to our clients, we help oil and gas producers and oilfield service companies manage the challenges of workforce accommodation. With nine lodges located where you operate, we can house large workforces and small teams, providing a consistent and enjoyable guest experience so your company is viewed as an employer of choice.
Flexible to Meet Your Needs
In the energy sector, planning for accommodation can be difficult. We recognize that companies and our guests require flexibility, and we are happy to work with you to ensure that you have the rooms you need, when you need them.
Solutions to Your Challenges
With years of experience, we understand the challenges you face. To assist, we’ll provide recommendations that help you streamline business processes, handle last-minute accommodation needs, and plan for the future.
Here for the Long Term
Growth and reinvestment in our current facilities are the cornerstones of our company's strategy. Noralta Lodge is committed to expanding with its customers into new marketplaces with the highest-quality facilities available.
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Lance started Noralta Lodge in the fall of 1997 under the name of Kamp Keltor. Today he’s President, responsible for the overall strategic direction of the company and providing guidance and leadership to the executive team.
Born and raised in Northern Alberta, Lance is very well connected in the Alberta energy service industry. He was and still is the youngest town councillor in the history of Slave Lake and, prior to starting Noralta Lodge, owned and operated a number of successful business ventures. In his role as President, he has developed strong relationships with senior management of several of Noralta Lodge’s key customers.
Lance attended the University of Calgary and graduated from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) with a Business Administration in Management degree. He was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Prairies Award for Energy, Privately Held, as well as the NAIT 2013 Alumni Award of Distinction.
Greg joined Noralta Lodge in December 2008 as Chief Executive Officer. He oversees all aspects of the business, including construction and mobilization of the facilities, operations of our lodges, and transportation and logistics of staff and operational supplies. His specific focus is on the strategic direction of the company.
Greg has very strong relationships with senior management of Noralta Lodge's key customers. Prior to joining the company, he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he was a tax partner. Noralta Lodge and the Torgerson family were Greg’s long-time clients.
Greg holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and is a Chartered Accountant. He also holds the designation of Trust and Estate Practitioner. A member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Greg is a past trustee of the Alberta Cancer Foundation and past president and current board member for the Edmonton Petroleum Golf and Country Club.
Corey joined Noralta Lodge as Chief Operating Officer in January 2013 and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of our operations as well as marketing and sales activities.
Corey has an accomplished history in Alberta’s business community. He was one of the founding management team members of Lacent Technologies, an advanced manufacturing business, sat as the director of new ventures for the Alberta Research Council, and has served the Edmonton-based, international company SCM Insurance Services as both President of its Investigative Services Division and Chief Marketing and Sales Officer.
Corey graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and, on top of his forays into the business world, is the president and founder of three Edmonton food and beverage establishments. He currently serves as a board member for TEC Edmonton and for the Entrepreneurs’ Organization of Edmonton.
Frankie joined Noralta Lodge in January 2012 as Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for the financial management and oversight, risk management, administration, and the human resources for the company.
Frankie joined Noralta Lodge from McCoy Corporation, an Edmonton-based public company in the drilling, completions, and manufacturing industries, where he served as Vice President, Finance. Under Frankie’s guidance, McCoy Corporation won the 2010 Oilweek/ATB Financial Annual Report Award for Best in Class – Financial Statements & Analysis. Prior to joining McCoy Corporation, Frankie was a manager in the Private Company Services Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Edmonton, where he advised a wide range of business entities and industries.
Frankie is a Chartered Accountant, a past member of the Grant MacEwan Community College Accounting and Strategic Measurement Program Advisory Committee, and past treasurer of SKILLS Society of Edmonton. He also holds a Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ CFO leadership certificate.
Neil Joined Noralta Lodge in June 2012 as Director, Accounting and has since been promoted to Vice President, Finance. He is responsible for leading the finance division, including Information Technology and Procurement, and all areas related to financial reporting and compliance.
Neil is a Chartered Accountant through the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta. He attended the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Grant MacEwan University, and the University of Alberta. Neil comes to Noralta Lodge from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he was a member of the audit team in Edmonton and the U.K. for nine years.
Dave joined Noralta Lodge in June 2013 as Vice President, Operations. In this role, Dave leads all operations-related activities for the company.
Dave has over 14 years of executive experience as an officer and director of businesses in the real estate, property maintenance, facilities services, oil and gas, telecommunications, and technology sectors. Throughout his career he has supported change initiatives related to merger and acquisition activities, operational efficiencies, and overall corporate growth/development.
Dave has a Business Administration diploma from NAIT, a Bachelor of Management degree from the University of Lethbridge, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Royal Roads University.
Noralta Lodge is proud to support initiatives that help develop the quality of life and economic health of the communities in which we, and our clients, operate. Our community investment benefits people living not only in Western Canada, but across the globe, by providing financial and volunteer support for the projects and organizations that meet their vision for the future.
Our Corporate Social Responsibility Committee works to review submissions and identify areas that allow Noralta Lodge to provide community support with a primary focus being on: our team members, environment, health and wellness, and sport and youth.
Noralta Lodge also funds, or participates in: community events; trade shows; career fairs; industry fundraisers; industry sporting events; and Aboriginal cultural celebrations. In addition, we support community school and youth programs, and provide funding for Christmas and holiday celebrations in communities such as Slave Lake, Red Earth Creek, Wabasca, Fort McMurray, Peace River, and Athabasca.
Our contributions include:
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Health and safety are priorities for Noralta Lodge. We are proud to have received the Certificate of Recognition (COR) and we are the first industrial lodge in Alberta to have become COR certified through the Partnership in Injury Reduction Program (PIR) via the Alberta Hotel Safety Association.
Health and Safety Program
To protect our team, guests, contractors, and property, we have a comprehensive health and safety program in place. Our program meets or exceeds the requirements of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, Code, and Regulation.
The program's goals are to:
To achieve the highest level of safety in the workplace, we: