November 8, 2018 by rosemary
MISSISSAUGA, ON, NOV. 8, 2018/insPRESS/ – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading independent disaster restoration services provider, has strengthened its leadership team in Ontario with the addition of four new branch managers; Melissa Lundy, branch manager, in London, David Goetz, branch manager, in Kitchener, Matt Brooks, acting branch manager, in North Bay, and Kim Dickson, acting branch manager, in Mississauga and Scarborough.
“FirstOnSite’s Ontario region has worked hard to build a great foundation supported by a team of professionals dedicated to providing the very best restoration service,” says Jason Prescott, senior vice president – Central Region, FirstOnSite Restoration. “These four leaders have a vast knowledge of our people and industry. Together, they will play a key role in our success and continued growth, helping us deliver the highest standards of performance.”
Melissa Lundy started with FirstOnSite nearly 12 years ago as a cleaner. In her time with the company, she has advanced from cleaner, to project coordinator, project manager and now branch manager of the London branch. She has worked a variety of CAT’s throughout her career, including mobilizing to Fort McMurray in 2016. She also has completed a number of environmental projects and has already established a solid reputation with her teams, clients and end-users.
David Goetz has worked in restoration since 2000, where he launched his career at one of FirstOnSite’s original founding companies. Starting as a general labourer, he quickly climbed the ladder to become a project manager in 2011. He then left to become a national quality appraiser for Contractor Connection before rejoining FirstOnSite as branch manager in July of 2018. David’s understanding of the restoration industry and its customers will help FirstOnSite manage its business and continue to provide the best customer experience possible.
Matt Brooks began his restoration career in North Bay in 1996. Matt has been working as a project manager since 2006, and in 2016 joined the FirstOnSite team as a project manager. With a diploma in civil engineering and architectural drafting, Matt has worked his way to this exciting new role as North Bay’s acting branch manager.
Kim Dickson is an industry veteran with more than 15 years’ experience in financial and operational management. She began her career with FirstOnSite in 2008 where she oversaw the financial operations of all four branches in the Eastern Ontario District. As the operations and performance manager for Ontario, Kim was instrumental in assessing branch operational and drive continual performance improvement. Kim has overseen operations on the ground during the Fort McMurray wildfire, the 2017 Windsor flooding, and GTA ice, water storms and wind storms.
FirstOnSite is looking to continue its growth with various job openings in surrounding GTA areas and British Columbia regions as the industry continues to grow. To learn more about these exciting opportunities, visit https://www.firstonsite.ca/careers/.
About FirstOnSite Restoration
FirstOnSite Restoration Limited is the leading independent Canadian disaster restoration services provider, providing remediation, restoration and reconstruction services nationwide, and for the U.S. large loss and commercial market. With close to 1,000 employees, more than 35 locations, 24/7 emergency service and a commitment to customer service, FirstOnSite proudly serves the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.
In May 2016, FirstOnSite joined forces with U.S.-based Interstate Restoration, expanding its resource base, and extending its customer service offering and collectively becoming the second largest restoration service provider in North America.
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