Meet The Team

Meet The Team

The Stoneworks team is a group of experienced professionals that have been in the IT industry for over three decades.

Working as a team is truly what sets Stoneworks apart. Our combined extensive knowledge of the IT landscape is second to none. Stoneworks employees are a solid group of individuals who are rewarded for creative thinking, excellence in customer service and their overall contribution to the success of the organization.

Jody Burton

jody150x150Chief Executive Officer / VP of Sales Tel: 613.736.6003 – ext. 1011 jody@swti.ca

Since Co-Founding Stoneworks In 2001, Jody Burton has served as the company’s chief executive officer. He is responsible for strategically guiding the team to ensure that they successfully achieve the goals set forth on a year in, year out basis. Jody has over seventeen years of experience in the IT industry and leads by example his team of aggressive, knowledgeable individuals that have a proven presence in the public and private business sectors. Under the guidance of Mr. Burton, Stoneworks has attained an average corporate growth of over 35% in each year of its’ operations. In 2007, The Ottawa Business Journal awarded Stoneworks as one of “Ottawa’s Fastest Growing Companies”. Stoneworks was also selected by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce as the “2007 Small Business of the Year” and most recently, Jody Burton was honored as a recipient of the “Top Forty under 40″ 2007 award for Business Achievement; Professional Expertise and Community Involvement. Jody is the proud father of Avery and Nolan. He donates a great deal of his personal time to numerous local charities and is an Advisory Member to the Board of The Children’s Wish Foundation. Jody and the Stoneworks team support many local charities including, CWF, Habitat for Humanity, the Ottawa Food Bank and several cancer-related organizations.

David Chow

dave150x150President / Chief Financial Officer Tel: 613.736.6003 – ext. 1010 david@swti.ca

Dave, President of Stoneworks and life partner of Jody Burton, was raised by penguins following a childhood boating accident. He graduated from Queens University, where he learned that not all issues can be reduced to black or white. He received his business degree from Queens, which he attended on a full hockey scholarship through an administrative error. Thereafter, he worked for four years as director of the HP unit for Hardware Canada Computing in Ottawa, where he once rode an elevator to the top of the Rebel.com Building. He lectures frequently to his children on a variety of subjects. He enjoys swimming and fishing, despite the painful memories. Since this Bio was published, David has received many bemused queries, often pertaining to the state of his health. To limit future inquiry, here are answers to some of the more frequently asked questions:

(a) Emperor, not King.

(b) Yes it was cold, but I had a sweater.

(c) Sushi.

Personal Interests:

  • Avid indoorsman
  • Writes free-verse, non-rhyming limericks
  • Someday, get the puck to the net in the air

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