Wilf joined Book Depot in 2005 after spending nine years at Legacy Entertainment as Partner and Operations Director. Together with his business partner, they built and successfully sold one of the industry’s leading budget music companies to a UK based company. As CEO of Book Depot, Wilf is passionate about sharing the vision of Book Depot with employees, customers, and suppliers alike, building lifelong relationships locally and abroad. He enjoys business development, both organically and through acquisition, and has successfully completed several acquisitions at Book Depot. Wilf is focused on getting the right people on the team while investing heavily in improving operations through automation and technology.
The son of Dutch immigrants, Wilf grew up on a dairy farm on Vancouver Island and graduated from Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration. Together with his wife Natalie, Wilf has been blessed with six children, two boys and four girls, ranging from ages 13 to 24. With the recent marriages of their second and third oldest children, and the imminent arrival of their first grandchild, the family continues to experience growth. As a family they enjoy spending time outdoors, skiing, playing Spikeball, and reading a good book.