Executive Team

Winnipeg Head Office [ more info ]

Douglas J. McDonald, B.Admin, CPM, CCIM
President & C.E.O.

Doug McDonald is the President and CEO of NewWest Enterprise Property Group, a real estate services company represented in all four Western Canadian provinces. With Corporate Headquarters in Winnipeg, and full-service offices in Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, he and his Executive Team lead a niche based company, overseeing the delivery of real estate services for a large, diverse group of national, financial, and local market real estate clients.

Doug brings over 20 years of senior real estate experience. Previously he was a Senior Vice President of publicly-traded O&Y Enterprise, and prior to this role he was a Managing Partner with Enterprise Property Group and Executive Vice-President and Partner with a predecessor organization, SMI Sunridge Group of Companies. Doug obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration (B.Admin.), and has received both Certified Property Manager (CPM) and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designations, the industrys Graduate level studies in real estate management and real estate investment. He previously held the position of President on the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Institute of Manitoba (REIM), and currently sits on the National Advisory Council of Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA); a council responsible for advising the National Board of Directors on the strategic direction of BOMA Canada.  In addition, he is a member of The Associates Asper School of Business; a forum for dedicated corporate leaders to share the I.H. Asper School of Business commitment to excellence in management education, and is an active member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO). 

Edmonton Corporate Office [ more info ]

Sonny Crowley, CPM
Chief Operating Officer

As Senior Vice President, Operations, Sonny oversees the allocation of personnel resources and service delivery to our clients in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Sonny works closely with his team to ensure that NewWest Enterprise not only meets but exceeds our clients expectations. A hands-on management style has always been Sonny"s greatest strength.

Sonny brings over 25 years of senior real estate management experience . Previously he was Vice-President of O&Y Enterprise, Northern Alberta & Saskatchewan. Prior to this role he was Vice-President Management Services for the Edmonton Region with Enterprise Property Group. Sonny began his career in Property Management in 1977 with Melcor Developments moving to L&C Management in 1984 and then on to Bowlen & Young Management Inc. in 1989, the predecessor company of Enterprise Bowlen Inc. and later O&Y Enterprise.

Sonny obtained his Alberta Real Estate Broker License in 1984 and his CPM designation in 1987. He has been a board member at various times during his career of the Local IREM Chapter and presently sits on the Board of the Edmonton Apartment Association. He is the BOMA representative for NewWest Enterprise in Edmonton. Sonny has been a panelist and speaker at a number of Real Estate events and is a certified instructor of the PM 1000 Licensing course in Alberta.

Robin Baran, CMA
Chief Financial Officer
As Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, Robin Baran is responsible for the Company's overall financial structure and reporting systems. He is a valued member of the NewWest Enterprise Executive Team and leads both corporate and property management accounting departments. Robin also supervises and has direct involvement in Human Resources as well as IT systems development and administration.

Robin has over seventeen years experience and demonstrated expertise in the financial management aspect of real estate services. Before joining NewWest Enterprise in 2005, he held a senior financial role with an Alberta post-secondary institution. Previously, he was the Corporate Controller of the Saskatchewan and Manitoba Divisions of the predecessor company to NewWest Enterprise Property Group. Robin achieved his Certified Management Account (CMA) Designation in 2002.

Robin brings a depth of financial knowledge and a dedicated focus on strong client relationships and service excellence to his position at NewWest Enterprise Property Group.