Our Team - Cornerstone
  • Our Team

Pamela Horne

General Manager

Pam has worked at Cornerstone Theatre since 2011.

She has been in the Bow Valley since 2006 and began working at the theatre as their sole sales person in May 2012. By the October she was the General Manager and played a part in it changing from a dinner theatre to a successful wedding and event business in a few short years.

Pam enjoys being a part of such an awesome team and thrives when taking on new challenges.

In her spare time Pam enjoys spending time with her family exploring the mountains; whether that be snowboarding, paddle-boarding or camping with friends.

Joanne Richardson

Wedding and Event Manager

Joanne is the Sales Manager at the theatre and has been here since 2013, meaning she has personally co-ordinated over 250 weddings ! Originally from Yorkshire in England and drawn to the mountains for a big adventure. Joanne fully understands the appeal of Canmore for all couples and is committed to building relationships with all couples, guiding, supporting and enjoying every minute of the wedding planning process.

When not working on making memories for wedding couples, Joanne is making her own mountain memories with her husband and son.

Katharina Pester

Wedding Coordinator

Bio Coming Soon

Christian Obgurn

Wedding Coordinator - Wedding Guru

Christian recently moved to Canmore after spending many years in Jasper and joined the Cornerstone Team in July 2019. As a coordinator Christian brings a fresh perspective, openness and honesty that has helped to achieve hundreds of successful and memorable weddings and events.

His joy in his work is shared by his colleagues and his clients alike. Christian takes a great satisfaction from the journey of wedding couples from the moment of first planning through to their wedding day. With all of the excitement, highs and lows, and funny moments in between.

In his spare time Christian enjoys spending time outdoors doing excursions and activities with his family. On rainy days you can find him with unbroken patience, tirelessly painting miniature sculptures and listening to world news.

Genevieve Crepin

Event Manager

Genevieve grew up in Quebec City and moved to the mountains 14 years.  Gen loves her job and especially seeing all of the guests on the dance floor at the end of the evening.  She is passionate about ensuring our couples evening runs smoothly and that our food and beverage service is exceptional.  She loves working with the couple and knowing that she is a part of making their vision a reality.

When Gen is not at work you can find her walking her dogs in the mountains and snowboarding in winter.

Ray Reddekop

Production Manager

Ray is the Production Manager at Cornerstone. He has been with the company for seven years. Ray enjoys using the beautiful natural space of the theatre along with our lighting features to help create the perfect look for every event. He has been a resident of the Bow Valley for 30 years.

Away from the theatre Ray is a talented musician who plays in a successful local band. He also shares his passion for music by teaching guitar to many students in the Bow Valley.

Bryn King

Executive Chef, Intermediate Curler, Novice Rock-star

Bryn has been working in the hospitality industry from the age of twelve. Starting as a dishwasher and working his way up through the kitchen. He moved out to Canmore from Southern Ontario in the summer of 2013 and attained the job of Executive Chef with Cornerstone Theatre in August of 2016. At Cornerstone Theatre, Bryn oversees the development and execution of a variety of locally inspired menus to cater to the desires of wedding couples, residents, tourists, professional athletes, and surrounding local businesses through Cornerstone Weddings, Café, and Catering.

In his free time you can find Bryn BBQing on his patio no matter the conditions outside, wearing jeans and a light sweater in the winter because “it’s not that cold outside”, or looking for someone to debate the finer points of Professional Ice Hockey.

Louise Alberg

Sales & Events Coordinator for Cornerstone at Canmore Nordic Centre

Louise is the Sales & Events Coordinator for Catering & Weddings at Canmore Nordic Centre and has worked in this role since Cornerstone became the contractor in April 2017. She loves that her job is so varied, no event is the same which makes the job so interesting. Louise values selling a service our clients can trust time after time and enjoys building relationships with corporate clients. She loves helping couples plan their special day from the initial meeting and tour of the venue, to the onsite coordination, and everything in between.

In Louise’s spare time she enjoys making the most of living in the Canadian Rockies by hiking, biking, kayaking and climbing.

Avinash Gulve

Chef (Canmore Nordic Centre)

Avinash has worked with Cornerstone since April 2017.  He started his Canadian journey in London Ontario in 2013 and has been in the Bow Valley since 2014.

Avi loves to cook and his passion shows in the work he creates every day.  He enjoys seeing empty plates being returned to the kitchen knowing that his food has been enjoyed.  Avi loves creating new dishes and menus for our catering, wedding and cafe guests.

His love for food continues out of work and you can find him creating dishes in his own kitchen, especially Indian cuisine.  He loves to travel, spend time with family and friends and watch a good movie.  Avi wants to learn to snowboard this winter!