Our team helps you navigate the sometimes overwhelming renovation and design process using our collective expertise and experience. Our goal is to make the renovation process as easy as possible by resourcing and managing the entire project from conception, through construction, to final completion. During the process, you will work closely with your designer, project coordinator and installation manager to ensure your project’s success.

Meet our Team

  • One item on my bucket list: go to space
  • I’m famous for making: Ribs
  • My coffee preference is: two cream

Daniel

Production Team Member

If you want to put a smile on Daniel’s face just ask him about his young daughter. He is the proudest father you’re going to run into. Just don’t ask him about her when he is supposed to be working… He also lives by the motto (taken from a great movie) “do or do not, there is no try”. When Daniel has a task in front of him, he will do whatever it takes to get it done, and done without call backs.

  • My guilty pleasure is: Dark Chocolate
  • I can’t live without: HHH - Husband Hound and Horse
  • One item on my bucket list is: Motorcycle tour of the Cabot Trail

Karen

Design Expert

Karen is passionate about Home Renovations. In fact she is so passionate that she married her favourite carpenter. Now when she goes home at the end of a long day she can still talk about work and someone actually knows what she’s talking about. In her past she has worked in the kitchen design industry in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary and finally Ottawa. In some of those stops she has taught Kitchen Design, as teaching and mentoring is another of her passions.

  • Current Obsession - my biweekly basket of fruit/veggies from a local farmer
  • Website I Visit Most - TheKitchn
  • Best Vintage Find: Sterling silver hand raised vase

Lindsey

Design Expert

Lindsey has always been a creative person with an eye for detail, and loves that “thinking outside the box” is in the job description. She has a background in art and design (she spent three years training as a Goldsmith) and has project management experience within the renovation industry. She typically has the messiest desk, but consider this from Albert Einstein; “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, then what are we to think of an empty desk?” After hours, she enjoys yoga, running and trying new recipes - ask about her newest favourite!

  • Favourite movie character is Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Guilty Pleasure - Reading a history book while sipping grand marnier
  • Bucketlist - Visit Rome (I love history), or Dive the Great Barrier Reef

Mark

President

Mark is passionate about people. As an introvert you may need to look below the surface, but everything in the company centers around people. After spending 19 years in high tech, and then purchasing Ottawa Windows and Doors, Mark found his niche - starting and running businesses where a service to people is key. His wife of 41 years still wonders when he will "get a real job", but he enjoys being an Entrepreneur and his chief skill is hiring great people. When he isn't running Copperstone, he is working with other entrepreneurs, locally and around the world, through his leadership roles in the Entrepreneurs' Organization. He loves traveling, and SCUBA diving - it's a wonderful world under the sea...

  • Sports team: Senators
  • Best design: Herringbone Hardwood
  • Obsessions: My grass, campfires and tearing a roof off a house

Matt

Production Team Member

Matt gained considerable skills working alongside his father for many years. As a matter of fact, that’s how Copperstone first met Matt and saw firsthand the incredible flooring work that he could do. Once his father chose to retire, Copperstone stepped in and scooped him up. Now he continues doing his amazing work as part of a larger team. In his free time, Matt enjoys grilling and devouring vanilla ice cream. His paint colour of choice might be ocean blue, but you’ll find a pink booster seat and princess stickers in the back seat of his truck.

  • Design Tip - When you have an obstacle - make it a feature
  • Famous for Cooking - Spicy Cajun shrimp
  • Bucketlist - Eat again in Thailand

Norm

Installation and Renovation Specialist

After 25 years of owning and running his own renovation companies, Norm has associated himself with the Copperstone Team because they reflect and value the same principles of exceeding customer expectations and only doing work to the highest standards. Norm passionately teaches kettlebell and loves doing renovations to his own home. By indulging in his geeky technology side, Norm loves to come up with new ways to facilitate highly effective communication between the team members and the team with the customer so that a renovation becomes a shared and enjoyable experience.
  • My favorite Movie Character is: Jack Sparrow
  • My favorite quote: No worries
  • I’m famous for making this dish: Sushi

Quinell

Production Team Member

Q originally comes from Bermuda. He arrived in Canada in 2012 (we’re all trying to figure out whether he knew the differences in temperatures), and became a Canadian citizen in October 2018. This was a proud moment for him and his family. Q has a passion for cooking and if he wasn’t involved in the renovation trade, he would for sure be a chef. Q is the proud father of 4 children and very proud grandfather to 2.5 grandchildren (1 is “on the way”).

  • Ice cream flavour: Cookie Dough
  • Ideal travel destination: Istanbul
  • Favourite colour: Fuchsia

Reema

Project Manager

Reema was born and raised in Ottawa. Throughout school, she enjoyed taking art classes. This developed into a love of the Visual Arts which she enjoys dabbling in as a hobby. When she isn’t busy and surrounded by friends and family, she loves spending time immersed in nature. In fact, she can’t wait to one day visit the Grand Canyon. As a hobby, she enjoys volunteering for not-for-profit cultural organizations.

  • My Design icon is: Frank Llyod Wright
  • My coffee preference is: Black
  • I can’t live without: Horseback riding and my puppy

Steph

Design Expert

Stephanie entered the interior design field in 2015, but her love for design far outdates that. Her first job at a home décor boutique sparked her passion for design and decorating. Along with her custom millwork industry experience she has an education in business, interior decorating, kitchen and bath standards and interior design. Stephanie’s ambition to educate herself on kitchen and bath standards and practices as well as interior design trends is endless. She looks forward to applying this inspiration and knowledge to your upcoming project.

  • My favorite Ice Cream Flavour is: Cookies and cream
  • My favorite quote: Everything happens for a reason
  • My current obsession is: True crime podcasts

Steph

Project Facilitator

Steph was born in Ottawa, but raised on PEI, and those East Coast roots come out when you see her concern for those around her (typical east coaster). There’s no surprise that she used to be a PSW (Personal Support Worker) which definitely fits her character. Working for Copperstone is her first role in the construction industry and she is enjoying learning so much every day. She has two sons that keep her very busy when she isn’t focused on Copperstone’s clients.


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- DJ, 2014