Panel of Experts:

Ed Bushnell | Fire Ant Contracting

Established in 2008, Ed Bushnell started Fire Ant Contracting to address a market demand for a customer-focused general contractor who is committed to delivering quality workmanship, and is able to work on a diverse range of project types. With 15 years of successful operation, Fire Ant Contracting proudly offers services from large scale restoration projects, custom renovations and 24/7 emergency services in the Southern Alberta area.


Andrew FulcherPrairie Management & Realty
Broker, Owner

Andrew Fulcher is a real estate broker and full-time property manager with Prairie Management and Realty Inc. in Okotoks. Active in the industry for many years, he has spoken at CCI events nationally, taught courses across Southern Alberta and successfully presented online seminars. A past president of CCI South Alberta, Andrew sits on the board of Directors.

Abbie Thurgood | Three By Three 
Associate Broker - Business Development Manager

Ms. Thurgood comes to CCI as an Associate Broker and Business Development Manager for Three By Three Inc. Her skillsets range from project management to public speaking to negotiation and coaching. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of her boutique management firm while currently engaged as the Vice President for CCI Alberta South. While her days are full, she enjoys spending her free time skydiving, scuba diving, and travelling.

Kelly YoungFountainhead Mechanical Inc.
Managing Partner

Kelly Young has been plumbing for 25 years as a journeyman Red Seal plumber in Calgary; his career has been focused on the boiler and plumbing within commercial buildings. He has had the privilege of contributing to various projects, learning and growing every step of the way.

Six years ago, alongside dedicated colleagues, he co-founded Fountainhead Mechanical Inc. Their journey has been one of continuous learning and improvement, guided by a commitment to providing reliable plumbing services with integrity and professionalism.

As a member of Fountainhead Mechanical Inc., he strives to bring his experience and dedication to every client, ensuring that they deliver quality workmanship and exceed their clients' expectations. Their team's collective efforts have allowed them to establish a reputation for dependable service, and they remain committed to serving their community with humility and gratitude.


Maria Bartolotti New Concept Management Inc. 
Broker, President, LCCI, FCCI
  ©Licensed Condominium Manager

Maria Bartolotti is a Calgary, Alberta native who has been a prominent figure in the condominium industry for more than 22 years. Her journey started in 2001 as a condominium manager, and she has been actively involved in the industry ever since. In 2005, Maria took a bold step and established her own condominium management firm, New Concept Management Inc. The firm has since achieved remarkable success. Maria’s philosophy is simple: “Elevate the practice of condominium management by educating your team and clients.”