President & CEO
Robert Kahn joined Reliable in 1982 as a key account sales representative, moving up the ranks to sales manager and then vice president of sales before taking the helm in 1991 as president and CEO. Robert's depth of experience has served the company well during its strong growth. He has been instrumental in making Reliable the premier supplier of quality products in both its traditional and its newer markets. Robert has a B.A. from the University of Toronto, and studied apparel management at George Brown College in Toronto. He is married with two children, and enjoys bicycling, spinning classes, and watching his beloved Toronto Maple Leaf hockey team.
National Sales Manager
Art joined Reliable in 1997 as director of sales for Reliable's AAC Automation division, becoming national sales manager in 2001. He has over 30 years of previous experience, including industrial engineering and management and operations consulting. As vice president of operations for Action Sports Knitwear (Toronto), Art brought modern manufacturing and operations functions to the production environment. He holds an Engineering degree from Concordia University in Montreal. In his free time, Art enjoys golfing and traveling.
Alice joined Reliable in 1993 to implement the installation of our inventory / accounting system. Since then she has put her mark on all aspects of Reliable's day-to-day operations. Alice spends most of her time managing our customer service department, which is the nucleus of the company. She holds a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo. Alice is married with two children, and enjoys reading science fiction and spending time in the garden.
Kimberly (Szucs) Calder
Director of Marketing
Kimberly joined Reliable in 2010 as the first person dedicated solely to the marketing, communications and public relations needs of the company. Her brand building experiences within Canadian and US consumer and trade markets include public relations, internal and external communications, creation and execution of all forms of advertising campaigns, partnership development and the leadership of internal and external marketing and PR teams. Kimberly holds a degree in Communications from Simon Fraser University and has had the pleasure of being part of a terrific group of industries including 12 years as Marketing and Communications Manager with Tilley Endurables leading up to her current role with Reliable.