Our Team

After 25 years of experience with NBTel, Don Shaddick established our innovative business in 1995. In the early years, ShadComm provided a revolutionary CCTV service to the pulp and paper industry that minimized machine down time, which led to maximized customer profits.

Successfully operating for more than 20 years, ShadComm has evolved into one of the premier solution providers for systems integration, SCADA, PLC programming and control panel building in Atlantic Canada. At ShadComm, we are proud to be an innovative industry leader. Our products are backed by our “customer comes first” policy.

Don

Don Shaddick, CET

Owner/President

Don founded ShadComm in 1995 after working for 25 years at NBTel in the communications, data and radio sector. He holds a diploma in industrial electronics engineering technology from NBCC. He has grown ShadComm from a local owner-operator business model into a leading service provider for industrial control and automation in Atlantic Canada.

Don believes in his community. He focuses on recruiting and developing local talent in the Miramichi area and also sponsors youth sports, local events and apprenticeship programs.

James

James Dickie, PTech

General Manager

James graduated from NBCC (Saint John campus) in 2007 from the industrial controls program. He originally began working at ShadComm as a high school summer student. He’s now our project manager, handling all RFQs, as well as the lead PLC programmer. James will be holding training sessions on SCADA programming in the upcoming months.

Jason

Jason Sproul

Jason graduated from Holland College (Prince Edward Island) in 2001 and contributes years of experience in the electrical, mechanical and home automation and security fields. He’s an essential asset to ShadComm because of his adaptability and all around willingness to learn and excel at a new skill set, including his ability to troubleshoot any and all technical problems.

Mike

Mike Lanteign, PTech

Mike graduated from NBCC (Saint John campus) in 2002 from the industrial controls program. He is a construction electrician with many years of experience in the industrial control and automation industry. Mike takes pride in ensuring that our CSA- approved panels meet and exceed all customer expectations. Mike is known for his meticulous work.

Marcy

Marcy Rushton

Marcy is an experienced administrator. Her primary role includes payroll, office administration, payables, receivables and purchasing.

Brandon

Brandon Marshall

Brandon graduated from NBCC (Miramichi campus) in 2017 from the electrical construction program. Brandon is a first year electrical apprentice with experience in residential, commercial and industrial environments. He also is experienced in data communications and security fields. His work ethic, willingness to learn and his adaptability is what makes him a valuable asset to ShadComm.