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WINMAR® is dedicated to the safety of our employees and our customers. We have put systems in place that involve the joint co-operation of all stakeholders. We follow the CDC and Health Canada guidelines and follow provincial workplace safety board recommendations.

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Our Team

Jay Rhode
General Manager / Owner

Jay's natural strengths lead him to find order in chaos. His goal from start up was to take the emergency out of an emergency situation through forethought and planning. The result of this goal is a smooth operation that processes claims quicker.

Stewart Walker
Project Manager / Owner

Stewart holds the highest qualifications in the industry as a Master of Fire, Water and Textile Restoration certified by the IICRC. He is friendly, honest and diligent in all aspects of his job, making him a trusted 'go to' with many adjusters for claims handling and estimating throughout the Okanagan.

Amy Marlatt
Reception and Accounting Support

This talented woman really can do it all. She is the warm voice you hear when you call into Winmar Property Restoration and she doesn't stop there. Her extensive IT skills, data base maintenance ability's and accounting experience keeps the daily tasks and our team flowing seamlessly.

We are grateful to have her on our team.

Iris Gareau
Controller

Iris has a passion for order. From paperwork, to utilizing company assets, she is always keeping the crew in line. Her years of experience working in the financial end of construction make her the perfect liaison between accounting and the project managers.

Janessa Brown
Project Manager

Friendly, kind and intelligent, Janessa brings a sharp eye for attention to detail and a frugal approach to cost estimating and job management. Her understanding and patience are well matched to dealing with homeowners going through tough and traumatic experiences.

Elisa Van Montfoort
Project Manager

We are thrilled to add to our growing team an expert in the restoration industry. Elisa joins our team bringing 7 years experience and a personality that lights up our office. Elisa is a hard working, positive, restoration professional, she can handle any disaster we send her way. Elisa likes to unwind in the outdoors camping with family.

Jaime-Lynn Oliver
Project Manager

Jaime is a go getter, incredibly bright and competent. Once she puts her mind to something she is unstoppable. She thrives on the challenge of keeping a tight budget while providing top notch service and workman ship to her clients. She is a dedicated member of the Winmar team running a tight ship as contents manager for 5 years. Jaime has now confidently stepped into the role of Project Manager. Jaime is a wife and proud mother of two beautiful girls.

Jordan Fullerton
Rebuild and Fleet Manager

We are fortunate to have such a talented carpenter on our team. Jordan brings over 10 years of experience doing extensive renovations in the Okanagan and surrounding area. He understands how difficult it can be to live in chaotic construction zone and how it can disrupt your life. Jordan does his best to work around your lifestyle and create as little mess as possible.

Tony Hoggard
Emergency Manager

Tony is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Master Water Restoration Technician, Master Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician, Journeyman Textile Cleaner, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician, Odor Control Technician, Carper cleaning, repair and reinstall, Health and Safety Technician, and Applied Structural Drying Specialist. Tony is also highly trained and certified in Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response. Tony brings a wealth of knowledge to the team from his years of experience chasing water through high-rise buildings in Vancouver. His is the man who leader our skilled emergency team.

Ben McGee
Risk Manager

Ben is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Certified in Water Restoration Technician, Carpet Cleaning Technician and Applied Microbial Remediation Technician. Ben is also highly trained and certified in Asbestos, Fall Arrest and Transportation of dangerous goods. Ben joined the Winmar team with experience in HVAC, home renovations, plumbing, carpentry, and electrical, HRAI CFC/HCFC/HFC control certification. Ben excelled in the emergency department. His dedication to continued training and education along with his positive leadership style has earned Ben the position of Risk Manager.

Tyler Thompson
Senior Lead Technician

Tyler is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Certified Water Restoration Journeyman, Odor Control Technician, Carpet Cleaning Technician, Carper Repair and Reinstall, Commercial Drying Specialist, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician as well as certified in Asbestos Abatement. Tyler is held in high regard in his industry with over 12 years experience. In his spare time he enjoys unwinding with his family and dog Draco.

Ron Vollman
Lead Technician

Ron is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Certified Water Restoration Journeyman, Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician, Carpet Cleaning Repair and Reinstall Technician . Ron is also highly trained and certified in Asbestos Abatement. Ron has proven himself to be a skilled and knowledgeable technician who can handle any kind of restoration that comes his way. Ron has over 15 years of construction experience and 8 years specializing in restoration. Ron is a team leader and a pleasure to work with.

Paris Huber
Lead Technician

Paris is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Certified Water Restoration Technician, Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician, and a Trauma Technician. Paris is also highly trained and certified in Asbestos, Fall Arrest and Transportation of Dangerous Goods.

Crystal Martin
Junior Water Technician

Crystal is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Certified Water Restoration Technician and certified in Asbestos Abatement.

Wesley Rawlings
Junior Water Technician

Wes is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Certified in Water Restoration Technician, Wes is also highly trained and certified in Asbestos Abatement.

Christian Noel
Safety Officer and Junior Water Technician

Christian is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Certified Water Restoration Technician, Carpet Cleaning Technician, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician, Commercial Drying Specialists, plus Health and Safety Technician. Christian is also highly trained and certified in Asbestos, Christians main passion is safety! With a particular focus on quality service and maintenance. His is experienced in the construction Industry and he is an imperative part of our Winmar Family.

Tess Goodfellow
Emergency Technician

Tess is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Certified Water Restoration Technician. Tess is also a lead on our Trauma response team. She has undergone training to insure she is professionally and mentally prepared to respond and restore scenes affected by a traumatic event. She is Incredibly hard working, brilliant and always positive.

Jimmy Dean Couturier
Emergency Technician

Jimmy Dean is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Certified Water Restoration Technician. JD as his Winmar Family calls him, is all about customer service. He has a can do attitude and will always try and go the extra mile.

Alyssa Vandyken
Contents Manager

Prevously our lead foreman we could not ask for a better fit as our New Contents Manager. Her leadership, team management, and organizational skills are a perfect for her role. Alyssa treats all content she processed as if they were her own. She is meticulous, thorough and always a pleasure to have in your home.

Bryana Bailey
Contents Technician

Bryana is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician and Trauma Technician. Bryana is also highly trained and certified in Asbestos and the Esporta Wash System.

Jan Klassen
Contents Technician

Jan is a certified Contents Technician specializing in risk abatement and ultrasonic restoration. She is extremely effective and efficient in doing her job. Our team would describe Jan as dedicated, patient and caring. We are grateful to have Jan as apart of our WINMAR Family.

This WINMAR® franchise is independently owned and operated. WINMAR® is a registered trademark owned by WINMAR® (Canada) International, Ltd. and is used under license.