Denbow has assembled a strong technical and operations team that provides the expertise to ensure success for all their projects. We are currently home to over 40 employees involved in all aspects of processing, transportation, and installation of wood residuals. We strive to provide exceptional employee care, aiming to be an employer that continually provides growth opportunities for our employees.
Bill started Denbow in 1981 with a poultry transportation contract, and has grown Denbow into a full service forest-by-product, organics manufacturing and transportation company. As a visionary, Bill’s has pushed Denbow into being the industry leader by introducing specialized equipment such as the Stone Slinger, Horizontal Grinder and Express Blower to the BC markets. Denbow is a family run company, with some of Bill & Joanne’s kids working at Denbow.
Michelle has grown up with Denbow, starting in the mid-1980’s washing trucks and working in the yard. She obtained her Class 1 license and has since been involved in every aspect of Denbow’s agriculture work: driving, installing sawdust, operating blower trucks, and dispatching. Currently, Michelle is Denbow’s Vice President. Her experience in the field gives her a unique understanding and special rapport with our clients.
Paul has over 20 years of experience at Denbow, starting as a poultry hauling driver. Paul has grown into his current position of Fleet & Maintenance Manager. Paul’s responsibilities include insuring that equipment is maintained and performing as designed as well as training equipment operators to work efficiently and safely. Paul exhibits exceptional trouble-shooting skills and is a point-person and resource for operations staff company-wide.
Dana Gibson joined our financial team in 2017 as our Business Controller. She came to us with over 15 years of experience Financial Management and Analysis with expertise in financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting, and cost analysis, with 10 of those years being in the manufacturing industry. Dana has worked diligently to streamline our financial processes and procedures, and consistently looks for practical ways to help us continuously improve.
Jamie was born and raised on a small family farm in Chilliwack. He has spent 23 years of his professional career working at a local company starting out as a welder fabricator and quickly moved up the ranks. His career path led him through multiple leadership roles including Quality Assurance Manager, Fabrication Manager, and Operations Manager. Jamie also spent 2 years at SAIT in Calgary completing the Welding Engineering Technologist program. Currently, Jamie lives in Chilliwack with his wife and 2 children and has been our Operations Manager since 2022.
Tanya started at Denbow in administration and reception in 2007. Then started serving Denbow and our clients in the role of Dispatcher until 2019. She is now currently in the role of Office, IT Marketing Manager taking on a whole new Opportunity with Denbow.
Jeremy started his career at Denbow as a truck driver with a focus in Environmental and Landscape work. He has moved into his role as Estimator. Jeremy continues to serve our clients with the hands on experience and knowledge he learned as operator.
John started at Denbow in 2021. He brings 25 plus years of Business to Business sales and project management experience to our team. Working hard as a Technical Sales Representative, his goal is to build new relationships and work together with our customers on all types of Environmental & Landscape opportunities and projects.
Tanja started working with Denbow as our dispatcher in June 2019. She is responsible for order taking, dispatching our trucks and team efficiently and ensuring that your order was scheduled & delivered as required.
Danielle joined our team in 2018 as our HR, Benefits, and Payroll Administrator. She came to us with 4 years of experience working in the employment services and HR related fields, 10+ years of customer services experience, and a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management. Danielle works closely with our staff and management teams to develop processes and common language, as well as find creative solutions to every day challenges and make sure everyone gets paid
Blair has been a part of our sales team since 2016 and came to us with years of administrative experience. Blair is currently working as a part of a dynamic Sales team taking care of our with Environmental Landscaping clients to provide information, quotes, and recommendations on the best product for your specific project.
Vicki has been with us since 2022 and came to us with years of experience in customer service and accounts receivable. Vicki started as our receptionist and is now the gal that makes sure our Accounts Receivable are kept up to date, and that incoming information and requests get to the right people.
Danielle A Starting working with Denbow in January 2021. She is one of the friendly voices you hear when calling into our office. Danielle works in our Admin team having started in reception, order taking and answering customer questions. Danielle is now taking care of the sales administration working with Residential & Environmental Landscaping clients to provide information, quotes, and recommendations on the best product for your specific project.
Ali started with Denbow in 2022. She is the sweet kind voice you hear when calling our office. She helps our clients with their orders and requests while also putting that same helpful energy into helping her fellow co-workers.
Melanie has been working with us since 2015 as our Business Accountant. She came to us with 12 years of bookkeeping and accounting experience including full cycle accounting as well as cash flow and budget reporting. Melanie works as a part of our Finance Team to keep our books balanced, our insurance up-to-date and our taxes are remitted.
Stephani has been working with us as our Accounts Payable Clerk since 2018. Stephani came to us with over 13 years of finance experience including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll. She keeps our Accounts Payable paid, our product inventory up to date, and provides other financial service supports when needed.
Kyle started with Denbow in July 2021. He is currently working part-time keeping our computers and equipment running top notch, all while he works on his IT degree at UFV.