Real people. Genuine service.
Energy. Passion. An excitement to create bigger and better things. These are just a few of the qualities that our team brings to each project. Vancouver, BC is home to us, and where we answer your calls, help you with questions, and guide you through our manufacturing process. Whether you are a hospitality hotelier, interior designer or procurement company, rest assured that your project will be done right, and on time.
As a lifetime entrepreneur, Gary believes the key to building successful businesses is surrounding yourself with great people that share the same passions. Hospitality is a true testament to this principle, as having a strong relationship with all stakeholders is a critical cornerstone to success in the industry. Gary has a fitting passion for all outdoor sports – either on ice, snow, or dry land.
Vice President, Business Operations+
Vice President, Business Operations
With a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and International Business from the University of Wisconsin-Superior and over eight years of experience in sales and operations, Aaron is a classic overachiever who wants to deliver the best casegoods and seating in the industry. He helps customers succeed by guiding the team to deliver excellence, and also helps drive the company towards future growth and innovation. He is passionate about leadership and building team culture, and this focus leads to better customer service and client confidence in knowing that BERMANFALK is producing the best final product possible.
Vice President, Sales & Marketing+
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Daniel has been with BERMANFALK for over five years, training from the ground up on all aspects of the industry. He is passionate about creating a team who are hard working, like-minded and strive for the same goals, and focuses on open, honest and transparent communication. Daniel’s focus is to ensure that each client has the service they expect and that their relationship allows them to have meaningful dialogue at any time. He believes that working as a team is what drives the success of a project. Family time is important to him, and he loves to spend a quiet day fishing with his son.
Vice President, Finance+
Vice President, Finance
Matilda is the Controller here at BERMANFALK, and has her CGA and 25 years of experience. As the team leader of the accounting department, she is always reminding the team that it is important to understand the customers point of view. Matilda has been instrumental in developing a strong and efficient accounting team where clear communication and customer satisfaction is the number one priority. In her spare time Matilda loves learning about different cultures, customs, food and behaviour.
Director, Design & Project Management+
Director, Design & Project Management
For Kelly, being able to custom design furniture is truly her dream job. She has extensive experience in the hospitality furniture and interior design industry and holds a Diploma of Interior Design as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She works with clients across North America ensuring that their different ideas and inspirations come to life in the finished product. Her days are spent working hard to create beautiful furniture, and she is passionate about the team around her who help make that possible.
Manager of Projects+
Manager of Projects
Amy holds her diploma in Interior Design and works hard to ensure that the ideas of each designer are brought to fruition, tailoring her approach to best suit each client. From understanding the design aesthetic to explaining construction standards, she believes that honest communication and a clear understanding of the process are key to the success of the project. When not working or spending time with her son, she can usually be found ending her busy days with some quiet time, doing yoga.
Keisha has extensive experience in the design field as well as her Diploma in Interior Design and is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Business Administration. Her experience allows her to listen to her customers ideas and then work closely with them to ensure that a final product is as close to their vision as possible. She is proactive in her approach, and prides herself on finding solutions and options that help solve problems, quickly and correctly. She gains a lot of her inspiration through the beauty she discovers when traveling.
Manager, Field Operations & Warranty+
Manager, Field Operations & Warranty
Marcel has been in the woodworking industry since 2005, initially building furniture and cabinetry, then programming automated machinery and working as a CAD technician. Prior to working for BERMANFALK, he had his own company which specialized in custom cabinetry and millwork. Marcel works with clients as the model room is being installed, which allows him to see first hand any improvements that can be made to the furniture to help ensure we are providing exactly what the client desires.
Anne has over 12 years of sales experience managing sales campaign efforts from RFQ stage to contract negotiations, including costing, selling, and price validation. With experience like that, it’s easy to see why she’s our go-to person for preparing bids and quotes. She takes the time to truly understand the needs of the client by asking questions, making suggestions, offering alternatives and ensuring that all requirements are met. She’s also extremely active outside the office, participating in open water swimming and downhill skiing.
Dana is a procurement specialist with over 12 years of experience working in a multi-discipline project environment. She drives the company and our customers forward by continuously looking at ways to improve the strategic sourcing processes to provide better value. She is a strong believer that taking calculated and well-reasoned risks can lead clients to innovation and excellence. Her busy life as a mom of four means that she is always on the go, even after work.
Jayne brings 30 years of hospitality manufacturing experience to this hectic, key role in our inspiration-to-reality process. With a laser-sharp eye for detail and adding value, Jayne is part of the total quality experience that we bring to every job; be it big or small. She says she loves the way BERMANFALK genuinely cares about their employees and customers, giving each one of them special attention and consideration on a personal & professional basis. And so does Jayne.
Lauren is a freelance artist who has a passion for interior design. Those two things contribute to the love of her job as a Project Manager. Lauren’s role is to keep a project on track, from beginning to end. Her personal strategy for success and keeping clients happy is to utilize great organization and communication. Whether it’s initiating a project, providing updates, or tracking finishes, she strives to deliver the exact same quality standards to each of the clients she works with.
Richelle is currently working towards her degree in Interior Design, and has a passion for design related problem solving. She loves working for BERMANFALK because of the amount of trust the entire team shows. Everyone expects that the clients’ objectives will be achieved and does whatever is necessary to meet deadlines, making sacrifices when required. Richelle contributes to the clients success by being as transparent as possible and finding creative solutions to any challenges that occur through the course of a project.
With a Diploma in Architectural Technology, Stacie brings almost 10 years of project support leadership to her post at BERMANFALK. She has a rare passion for design and construction along with a knack for building genuinely supportive relationships with clients. Stacie understands that just as every custom casegoods project is unique, so is each and every client relationship. She strives to provide clear, open communication and full understanding of their unique needs. For her down time, Stacie enjoys snowboarding and mountain biking in BC’s vast outdoors.
Tiffany recently made a major career change to pursue a career that’s in alignment with her passion for design. It led her to BERMANFALK. Her previous career as an underwriting manager taught her to be adaptable and built her leadership skills. Her role here is to assist the project managers by staying organized, having a the right mindset, and keeping an open line of communication. Her smart decisions ultimately contribute to a customers success.
Who better to greet you at the door than someone with over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry? That person is Veronica, and not only is she passionate about creating and maintaining positive relationships, but she is also a resourceful multitasker with a can-do attitude. When not working hard to provide support for the customers and team, she can be found with her daughter, seeking out a cool new adventure.
Steven has his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, and working at BERMANFALK allows him to utilize the skills he acquired at school, while continuing to learn by working as part of a great team. And he truly feels the team is great, due to their shared determination and passion to see a client’s vision successfully achieved. Steven’s days are not filled with simply crunching numbers- providing updates and answering client questions are also among his duties. When he’s not working, Steven likes to relax by hiking with his dog, Murphy.
Junior Accounting Clerk+
Junior Accounting Clerk
With projects always moving at such a fast pace, having someone behind the scenes who can keep all the numbers in order is important. That’s where Christina comes in. She holds a bookkeeping certificate and is currently enrolled in a Business Administration Diploma. Her role is to provide clear documentation at every step, ensuring that all changes to an order are organized and efficiently processed.
Responsible for communicating clear guidelines and specifications with a client, Nephola is an experienced AutoCAD Technician with a Bachelor of Wood Products Processing from the University of British Columbia, as well as her Certificate of Interior Design from BCIT. In her spare time she can be found testing her physical limits in the boxing ring.
Sonny has over 10 years experience in domestic furniture manufacturing in California, along with extensive installation and quality control experience while in Asia. He loves being fully entrenched in the furniture process, and from growing up in a forest, to working harvesting trees, to now watching raw materials turned into high quality furniture, he truly sees the big picture. Sonny says he takes tremendous pride in the inspiring, rewarding work atmosphere found at BERMANFALK, where individual learning and career growth are well fostered.