About Us

For over 30 years, MuddRuckers has been the trusted name for innovative concrete lifting and leveling services in Manitoba. Our commitment to environmentally friendly solutions and cost-effective concrete restoration has made us a go-to source in the industry.

MuddRuckers’ Approach:

At MuddRuckers, your needs come first. Whether addressing your concerns or conducting a thorough evaluation, we’re here to recommend services tailored to your unique requirements. Our commitment to transparency means that if our services are the best fit, we provide a fixed price quotation inclusive of our job performance guarantee and warranty.

Local Roots, Local Impact: As a locally owned and operated business, we take pride in serving Manitoba and beyond for over three decades. Our management, sales, administrative, and production teams share a deep commitment to exceptional customer service.

Management team

Matt Stephens, our Managing Director, isn’t just our leader—he’s a former farmer and banker turned entrepreneur, bringing a unique perspective to our team. With a wide-ranging background in various industries, Matt is always on the lookout for improvements and ways to add value for our employees, customers, and stakeholders. A transplanted Manitoban, Matt credits his wife Janine for bringing him to this great province where they are raising their twin daughters. On top of overseeing MuddRuckers, Matt is also at the helm of our sister company, Clean Sweep Manitoba.

Anthony Knapp, our General Manager, who is the driving force behind the day-to-day operation of the company. Anthony’s journey with MuddRuckers began during his school years, spending summers on a production crew. After over 10 years in the hockey and sports industry, Anthony returned to MuddRuckers in 2015. Beyond work, Anthony is a family man with a passion for sports.

Other Members of our Administrative and Sales Team

Shawn Vidal, our go-to expert in Marketing, Sales, and Safety. Not only does he spearhead our safety program, but Shawn is also deeply involved in delivering top-notch customer service and boosting our sales. Since joining the MuddRuckers family in 2002, Shawn has brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. Beyond work, you’ll find him immersed in his passions: his young family, cheering for the Jets, navigating the music industry, and holding his own on the beer league hockey team. And if you’re curious, don’t forget to ask him about his intriguing broths!

Dave Knapp,an integral part of the MuddRuckers Sales team since 2015. Dave thrives on the personal connection of meeting customers, recommending tailored solutions to their needs, and ensuring our commitment to customer service shines through at every level of our operations. When he’s not helping customers, Dave and his wife Delight are enjoying the company of their four grandchildren and actively participating in various charitable causes.

Jim Shwetz,our tech whiz and IT Analyst since 2013. Jim’s skills and hard work have been pivotal in implementing cutting-edge data management and online quoting systems, enhancing MuddRuckers responsiveness to customer needs. Beyond the tech realm, Jim’s interests extend to astronomy, movies, and exploring the great outdoors.

Donna Reid, our cheerful Sales Assistant since 2005. Donna is often the warm voice that greets you first. Her exceptional customer service skills and in-depth knowledge contribute immensely to the seamless functioning of the entire MuddRuckers team. Outside of work, Donna and her husband Keith share a passion for travel, camping adventures, and the joy of their beloved dog, Gus.

Our Production Teams

Fortunate to have long-term, highly experienced members, our production teams bring to life the commitments of our sales team. Team leaders with over 10 years of experience, supported by dedicated MuddRuckers crews.

Our Founders

Doug Cook Retired CPA and lifelong businessman, deeply involved in charitable causes and his 7 grandchildren. Retired in 2023 to focus on Urban Lumber.

Dan Skibitzky With a background in construction and foundations, retired in 2015 to focus on his family after conceiving the idea of MuddRuckers and developing the vision with Doug in the late 1980s and 1990s.

MuddRuckers – Where Experience Meets Excellence in Concrete Services.

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