“My philosophy is to attract great people, give them a lot of freedom and responsibility to keep them challenged, and create a team environment with emphasis on real communication, creativity and strategic thinking.”

With over 30 years at Olympic International, Mike Mahannah has been instrumental in growing the company from six employees to more than 200.  As the Chief Executive Officer, Mike’s leadership and guidance of the company is focused on bringing strong technical expertise and system innovation to the marketplace.

Listening to both customers and staff to facilitate innovation in HVAC design is an inherent part of Mike’s approach. He believes by intently listening to customers and really discerning what they’re looking for in a project, the customer receives extraordinary value and success.

Mike has been instrumental in developing Olympic International’s leadership position in the HVAC industry for leading edge products in emerging areas such as sustainable building and environmental design. He believes in investing in the knowledge of staff by supporting regular internal technical training.  Mike also leads annual international tours to assess new HVAC technologies and practices in building design, with a focus on bringing the world’s leading technologies to the local marketplace.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Alberta.


President / Chief Financial Officer

“I believe in supporting people to do their very best and in leading by example.”

As the President of Olympic International Sales and Chief Financial Officer for Olympic International group of companies, Dana Merritt oversees all operational and corporate functions of the organization, including strategic planning, human resources, operations, financial reporting, cash management, risk management, business contracts and administrative systems.

Dana values integrity and operational excellence and brings teamwork and creativity to her role of guiding the company forward. She joined Olympic International in 2008 and brings over 25 years of experience in operational and financial management.  Previously, Dana led the finance and budget operations at the University of British Columbia and prior to that, Vancouver Community College.

Dana is a CPA and has a BCom from the University of British Columbia.

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