Experienced management, operational personnel and key support staff back our executive team ensuring Mountain View customers receive dedicated, professional service throughout the organization.

Mountain View is an equal opportunity employer and has built a solid reputation for attracting the top people. Rick & Dee Pike, owners of Mountain View, truly believe that our employees are our best assets. Our track record for employee loyalty is exceptional and their valued, long-term service is an integral part of our continued corporate success.

Mark Thomson P.Log.


  • Mark has more than 25 years of experience in transportation logistics with an extensive background in the rail, marine, trucking and transloading business. Mark has a broad base of experience in both the sales and marketing of forest products both domestically and internationally. Mark is a founding member and current Senior Advisor to the Western Canadian Shipper’s Coalition (WCSC) as well as a former Director of the Alberta Forest Products Shipper’s Association (AFPSA). He has served multi year terms on the Forest Product of Canada’s (FPAC) Transportation and Trade Subcommittees as well as several Federal and Provincial Transportation Task Forces such as the BC Drayage Council and The Waterfront Task Force (CDLT). In 2012, Mark was one of 8 logistics experts across Canada named to the Federal Rail Service Review Panel. He has also been a member of 4 Class One Railway Customer Advisory Boards. Mark obtained his Professional Logistics Designation (P.Log) in 2002.

Kathy Apps

Vice-President, Finance and Adminstration

  • Kathy has been with Mountain View for over 30 years overseeing a variety of financial and administrative roles in the company. She was named Vice-President, Finance and Administration in September 2020 and oversees all Financial , Administrative, and IT systems for the company’s North American operations.

Management Team

Dan Schellenberg
Transportation and Sales Manager

Apex Terminals Inc.

Richard Janssen
Sales & Operations Manager  |  Apex Terminals Division  |  Surrey, BC

Mountain View Reload (USA) Inc.

Larry Yepez
General Manager | South West Operations | USA

Wes Wornat
Sales & Operations Manager  |  Irving Division  |  Irving, TX

Pat Christiaens
Sales & Operations Manager  |  Shelby Division  |  Shelby, MT

Sheila Slayton
Sales & Operations Manager  |  Sumas Division  |  Sumas, WA