Management Team

Rob Macdonald
Robert J. Macdonald

Mr. Macdonald is the owner and President of Macdonald Development Corporation. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and holds a degree in Commerce and Business Administration with a major in Urban Land Economics. Mr. Macdonald has extensive legal, financial and practical experience in the real estate field and is responsible for the overall vision and direction of the company.

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Donal O'Callaghan
Donal O’Callaghan

Mr. O’Callaghan is the Chief Operating officer for Macdonald Development Corporation and has overall responsibility for development activities across a broad range of projects undertaken by the company. Since joining the company in 2010, he has been actively working on LakeStone and the Villas at Watermark. Previously, he has held the positions of Vice President of Design at one of the largest recreational real estate development companies in North America as well as Vice President of Development at one of British Columbia’s largest home builders. Mr. O’Callaghan holds a Bachelor of Arts and a graduate degree in Architecture from the University of British Columbia. He is a registered member of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.


Maria Wong
Maria Wong

Since 1988, Ms. Wong has been the Vice President, Finance at Macdonald Development Corporation. She has overall responsibility for treasury, financial control, tax, and accounting for Macdonald Development Corporation as well as its related companies and projects. Previously, Ms. Wong was a manager in Canada’s largest firm of chartered accountants where she was involved extensively in servicing clients in the real estate field. Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor’s degree of Arts in Commerce and Economics from Simon Fraser University and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

John Macdonald
John Macdonald

Mr. Macdonald serves as a Development Officer for Macdonald Development Corporation. Mr. Macdonald has worked on projects in Phoenix, Vancouver, and Calgary, with primary involvement in the Watermark at Bearspaw project. Mr. Macdonald joined the company in 2010 after working in the property management industry and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of British Columbia.

Dana Volrich
Dana Volrich

Ms. Volrich is a Division Vice President for Macdonald Development Corporation. For 10 years she worked on various MDC projects as a consultant until she agreed to come in-house in 2011 as VP Sales and Marketing. In her current role with the company Ms. Volrich is responsible for sourcing new development opportunities and overseeing related sales and marketing efforts. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Volrich served as Vice President of Business Development for a large international real estate brokerage firm. She has also worked in various marketing and sales capacities with one of the largest recreational real estate marketing companies in North America and one of the most significant master planned community developers in Canada.



Tim Wallace
Timothy Wallace

Mr. Wallace is principally responsible for the sourcing of acquisitions in the Southeastern United States and the ongoing management of the company’s eastern U.S. property portfolio. Mr. Wallace has been associated with the company since 1987, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Waterloo and an Honours Degree in Law from the University of Leicester, England.

Brian McGavin
Brian McGavin

Since 1990, Mr. McGavin has been Director, Capital Markets for Macdonald Development Corporation. His primary responsibility is the sourcing of equity for various MDC projects. Mr. McGavin holds Bachelors of Commerce and Law Degrees from the University of British Columbia. Prior to joining the company, he held senior executive positions in the Forestry, Energy Transmission, and Real Estate industries.

Rob Hubbard
Robert Hubbard

Mr. Hubbard has worked in partnership with Macdonald Development Corporation since 1988, and has successfully completed many projects with the company, including projects in Seattle, Sacramento, CA and Vancouver, BC.

He is the president and director of Comcore Properties, Inc. (based in Issaquah, Washington) and has more than 30 years of experience in real estate development. Mr. Hubbard has worked with some of the most established professionals in the industry on projects in Vancouver, Atlanta and throughout Washington State.

Bill Baker
Bill Baker

Mr. Baker is the Senior Project Manager for Macdonald Development Corporation, responsible for overseeing numerous projects including the development and operations of MDC’s Britannia Beach commercial property. He also managed various components in the redevelopment and branding of the St. Regis Hotel. Mr. Baker spent 17 years in risk and hospitality management prior to joining MDC in 2004. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, with a degree in Human Kinetics with a Commerce concentration.

Matthew Jones

Mr. Jones is the Senior Director of Development for Macdonald Development Corporation and is responsible for the development operations, and sales and marketing activities in the Calgary region, including the national award winning Watermark at Bearspaw community. Since joining the company in 2006, he has been involved with both single-family and multi-family projects and has been instrumental in overseeing and growing the Calgary operations. Mr. Jones holds an MBA from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Criminology from the University of Florida.