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.

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.

Adria Perron
Recruitment and Marketing Manager

Adria joins our team with 7 years experience in management at a Leadership Development Company. She is passionate about people and building relationships. She is working on growing our Winmar Family and making us the busiest restoration company in Kelowna.

Tony Hoggard
Emergency Manager

Tony brings a wealth of knowledge to the team from his years of experience chasing water through high-rise buildings in Vancouver. He is a Sr. Water, Mould, Asbestos, Carpet and Upholstery Technician.

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.

Iris Gareau

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.

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.

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.

Jordan Fullerton
Construction 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.

Lisa Brown
Assistant Project Manager

Lisa joins our team with a background in the Arts and Entertainment Industry. She is not only a talented artist and natural people person, but Lisa is also extremely organized and an exceptional communicator! These natural skills make Lisa perfect for her role as Project Managers assistant.

Christian Noel
Safety and Equipment Coordinator

Christians 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.

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.

Sean Kennedy
Emergency Technician

Sean is a resourceful professional with 8 years of field and project management experience in all areas of property restoration. Highly self-motivated and organized with a solid work ethic. Sean’s professional and superior communication skills paired with his eye for details makes him a natural restoration specialist.

Ron Vollman
Emergency Foreman

Ron has proven himself to be a skilled and knowledgeable technician who can handle any kind of restoration that comes his way. Ron is a certified as a Water Damage Restoration Technician with 15 years of construction experience and 6 years specializing in restoration. Ron is a team leader and a pleasure to work with.

Ben McGee
Risk Manager

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. Ben’s hobbies and interests are music production, hockey, and snowboarding.

Andrew Vandyken
Rebuild Department

Andrew joined our team trained and ready to go from one of our Eastern Winmar offices. Years of training and experience made Andrew a lead member of our rebuild team immediately. Every job and every customer is Andrews most important.

We have yet to catch him without a smile!

Tyler Thompson
Senior Lead Technician

Tyler is held in high regard in his industry with over 10 years experience. He is ticketed as a commercial drying specialists and a water restoration specialists. In his spare time he enjoys unwinding with his family and dog Draco.

Bryana Bailey
Contents Technician
Nicholas Matheson
Emergency Technician
Jimmy Dean Couturier
Emergency Technician
Jason Thorne
Emergency Technician
Paris Huber
Emergency Technician
Crystal Martin
Emergency Technician
Dennon Rhode
Project Manager

Dennon's experience and knowledge in the industry is truly impressive. From his roots as a flood technician and abatement specialist. Dennon worked his way to Risk Manager, Project Manager Assistant and now Project Manager. His attention to detail is key in his success. All staff enjoy working with him due to his positive and encouraging attitude. When Dennon is not busy managing claims you can find him on the one of the many beautiful Golf courses Kelowna has to offer.

Mark Sawyer
Project Manager
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.

Diana Balcaen
Contents Technician
Precious Orise
Contents Technician
Wesley Rawlings
Emergency Technician
Chase Bradbury
Emergency Technician

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