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Bill Coates


Bill Coates began working in the Forest Industry in 1978 for Star Contracting as a Bulldozer Operator and worked his way through the various jobs becoming a Supervisor. After working for the Mars Industries Group of companies for 31 years, he bought Star Contracting from Larry Mackenzie in 2009. 

Roc-Star Enterprises Ltd. began and the company diversified with many clients and projects such as hydroelectric projects.

Bill is happy working and plans to stay in the game until 80.  

Contact information: Email address - | Cell 250-720-6033

Trevor Coates

Operations Manager

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Alison Mackenzie Hoy

Finance/Office Manager 

Prior to joining her family in the Mars Group of Companies in 1994, Alison worked in banking and government at the Ministry of Forests.

During her 26 years managing at Mars/Roc-Star, Alison followed her Father and Grandfather joining the Board of Directors of the Truck Loggers Association (TLA) until 2005. In 2006, she returned to school for 10 years while working full time at Mars/Roc-Star and achieved her goal - Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA,CGA) in 2017. She holds a Bachelor's Degree with distinction in Business Administration (Major in Accounting).

Contact information: Email address - | Cell 250-720-6035

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