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About Us

Our Mission

To enterprise excellence by being passionate entrepreneurs who are transforming our business to create the best possible customer value through our products and services.

Who We Are

The Universal Group is an industry leader in traffic control services, traffic management planning, traffic equipment supply, landscaping, temporary labour, demolition services and occupational health and safety training.

What makes us better?

  • Exceptional Staff

    Our employees are reliable, highly trained and deliver excellent results you can depend on.

  • Industry Pricing

    Universal Group provides a superior product for the best value in the industry. Quotes are always customized based on client and site needs.

  • Excellent Service

    Service is at the core of our business. Our clients receive exceptional attention from all Universal personnel ranging from front line staff to a hands-on management team.

Our History

The Universal Group started as several independent companies managed by a team of owners and shareholders including Universal Flagging, GOtraffic Management and M3 Personnel. In early 2016, the Universal Group was formed with all divisions falling under the new parent company. The company continues to expand its services to offer clients more under one roof and most recently welcomed the addition of Universal Landscaping and Universal Demolition to its roster.

GET TO KNOW OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM

  • Mike Menzies, Chairman and CEO

    Mike provides creative vision and oversees strategic direction of all Universal Group companies.

  • Kobie Brandt, President and COO

    Kobie oversees operations, client account management and business growth and acquisition initiatives for all Universal Group companies.

  • Stoney Biddle, Senior Vice President

    A founding principal of Universal Flagging, Stoney is responsible for organic business development initiatives for all Universal Group companies.

  • Darren Morris, Vice President, Finance

    Darren oversees financial and accounting management functions across all divisions.

  • Michael Drake, Managing Partner, M3 Personnel

    A founding partner of M3 and the Universal Group, Michael is responsible for client satisfaction and organic growth of the Universal Group portfolio.

  • Marcus Warbrick, Principal

    As a founding partner of M3 Personnel, Marcus now offers his excellent project and financial management skills to all facets of the Universal Group businesses.