The McGrady and Brockway families are 2 families with a passion for hospitality and for the amazing beauty of the Northern Vancouver Island region. Each family brings a diverse background and unique set of talents to our collective including remote wilderness resort operations and sales & marketing. We share a deep bond of friendship and respect with each other, a strong commitment to the guest experience and a belief in Kaizen, or constant improvement. We have an unwavering commitment to creating a lasting legacy here at Alder Bay. We will always cherish, and be honoured to host, our multi-generation camping families that have been so faithful to Alder Bay for the last 30 years. And we have a vision for the future, to create a diverse community of dedicated seasonal RVers, short term vacation rental guests in our Park Model village and year round residents in our coming Orca Views residential phase. Our legacy to Northern Vancouver Island will be an iconic destination that celebrates the unique beauty of our region and is looked upon as a role model for a new type of resort community made up of people with passion, curiosity and a love and respect for nature and the great outdoors.
Ryne Brockway is the co-owner of Alder Bay Holdings and the acting General Manager of Alder Bay RV Park & Marina. Ryne helped build our sister business, Farewell Harbour Lodge, from the ground up into a thriving, niche wildlife lodge which was very recently recognized by the Canadian government’s tourism marketing arm as a Canadian Signature Experience. This prized accolade is a testament to Ryne’s ambition, passion and work ethic. He derives his strong work ethic, personal responsibility and sense of integrity from his roots as a child growing up on a family farm in southern Alberta. He graduated from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Calgary in 1979 with an Associate Degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. He worked in the heavy equipment and transportation sector managing a fleet of 125 trucks along with his sales team and dispatchers.
GEneral Manager - Ryne brockway
In 2015 he started his own commercial trailer sales company in partnership with a colleague in Spokane Washington called Inland Pacific Trailer Sales. Ryne, a Canadian citizen, has been married to Rebecca Brockway for 27 years and they have 4 grown children and a home in Spokane, Washington and at Alder Bay. He is excited to be at Alder Bay full time this season working with a great team.
BUSINESS SERVICES MANAGER - MARC GERRARD
Marc is the newest addition to our team, coming on-board as our Business Services Manager which is really a catch all term for doing whatever needs doing behind the scenes to help things run as smoothly as possible. Marc has been instrumental in helping us pull together the many strands of our recently completed Phase 1 Park Model development and coordinating with owners and residents in that phase. With his strategic vision and attention to detail he is assisting in the development of our Phase 2 Residential Orca Views plans - coming soon! Marc lives with his wife and 2 children in Comox but also happens to be a Park Model owner here at Alder Bay as well. When not working, Marc likes to spend time with his family in nature and on some weekend nights you might find him working a gig as a professional DJ at an Island dance party!