We believe in a healthy life/work balance. We believe in bending over backwards for our customers. We believe in providing the best acoustical and architectural products the world has to offer. We believe our differences help us achieve solutions. We believe in a company that pushes us to learn and become better people in the process (and one that finances continuing education). We believe in enjoying what we do for a living.
Peter earned his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary and began his career in the field of public accounting/taxation and with contract CFO positions. He has been with Sound-Rite since 1997, first as the company's CFO and moving into his current role as President in the year 2002. Peter enjoys his work at Sound-Rite in part because it allows him the unique opportunity of guiding the Sound-Rite team - a talented, dedicated, enthusiastic group of people - to achieve the company's Vision and Mission.
Originally from Thunder Bay Ontario, Marianna relocated to Montreal in 1990 to study economics at Concordia University. After school, she worked for a medical supply company from 1994-2004 during which time she relocated once again to Calgary in 2000. Early in 2005 she joined the Sound-Rite team as their Southern Alberta Account Manager. Today, she is the Sales Manager at Sound-Rite. She works with her team throughout Western Canada, collaborating with suppliers and is always on the lookout for new and unique products. When she’s not working, Marianna enjoys travelling and spending time with friends and family.
Ryan joined the Sound-Rite team in 2006, and has since held many positions - design & drafting, estimating, and project coordination - before landing in his current role of Operations Manager. In this role, Ryan has the opportunity to provide direct support to customers while working alongside his esteemed colleagues - the valuable Sound-Rite team! Ryan earned a Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology from S.A.I.T., and before becoming part of the Sound-Rite family he dabbled in a variety of jobs, such as customer service, carpentry and general construction. Outside of work, Ryan enjoys outdoor pursuits such as golfing, camping, fishing, hiking, skiing and ice hockey.
Dean has been with Sound-Rite since July 2010, and is currently an Account Manager - a role rife with opportunities to work with architects, interior designers, end users, and property and facility managers to find solutions to their acoustic and architectural needs. Prior to joining the Sound-Rite team, Dean attended the University of British Columbia for Real Estate Brokerage & LPI. He then worked at Chubb Security Canada as Corporate Account Manager, as well as Cobra Integrated Systems as their Sales Manager. Outgoing, organized and customer-service oriented, Dean appreciates Sound-Rite's vision and the recognition they provide their valued employees. He also enjoys working alongside his professional and personable colleagues and management staff every day. When he isn't happily managing his Sound-Rite accounts, Dean enjoys playing the guitar, water sports, volleyball, badminton and skiing.
Crystal Vandermey has been a member of the Sound-Rite family since March 2010. Her current role as Account Manager provides her with opportunities to work with architects, interior designers, end users, and property and facility managers to find solutions to their acoustic and architectural needs. Crystal is a graduate of SAIT Polytechnic in the Business Administration program, with a Major in Marketing. Previous to joining Sound-Rite, Crystal was administrative assistant at a commercial construction company. Crystal appreciates the opportunities to grow, both personally and professionally, that Sound-Rite provides. During her off hours, Crystal enjoys baking and spending time with loved ones.
Nick was born and raised in the small community of Etobicoke, Ontario. He graduated from Alderwood Collegiate with a Diploma in Mathematics and was part of a successful Sr. Football Team. The move in 1989, from Toronto to Calgary, started his new journey with Linde Union Carbide (restaurant industry). He followed his vision enjoying 15+ years in the hardwood industry. He joined the Sound-Rite team in July 2017 and accepted the Northern Alberta & Saskachewan Account Manager position. His passion: to offer exceptional service & communication to our architects, interior design community, and management facilities. Supporting the acoustical solutions and visions of a changing landscape on buildings throughout the Alberta and Saskatchewan markets. Team camaraderie has always been a winning formula for him by getting involved, being inspired, and achieving our goals. He enjoys cooking steak, ribs, and salmon on the BBQ. When he's relaxing he finds himself practicing, teaching, or playing golf.
Born and raised in Calgary, Daniel has been a member of the Sound-Rite team since January 2014 and is currently in his role as Controller. A graduate of the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, Daniel obtained a Bachelors of Commerce Degree in Accounting and is a designated Chartered Professional Accountant as a CGA-legacy graduate. With a background of work in public accounting and entrepreneurship, his role sees him preparing detailed and concise reporting, as well as day to day accounting and operational support to compliment Sound-Rite’s strong team of business professionals. Outside of work, Daniel enjoys volunteering, traveling, golf, hockey, and watching movies.
Originally from Zimbabwe, Chengeta has been with Sound-Rite since 2007 and currently works in Estimating and Project Coordinating for the BC Territory. Armed with a Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management from BCIT and a Diploma in Architecture from George Brown College, Chengeta is proficient in SAP, AutoCAD 2D, Autodesk 3D, Microsoft Project, Revit and Surveying. Chengeta takes pride in his work and his ability to finish projects on time, such as the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board and BC Hydro Edmonds. He most enjoys Sound-Rite for the people and the environment. An avid art collector and traveller, Chengeta enjoys tennis, cooking, fitness and stand up comedy. Perhaps one of his greatest accomplishments thus far is learning to play the violin.
A graduate of Calgary's Mount Royal University, Stephen obtained a Diploma in Business Administration and a Certificate in Project Management. Since joining Sound-Rite in June 2012, his role as Project Coordinator/Estimator has kept him busy with a variety of duties including coordinating sound masking installations, scheduling, invoicing, pricing architectural products, shipping and receiving, and managing inventory. Stephen looks forward to continued growth with Sound-Rite in the years to come. When Stephen isn’t busy working he enjoys motorcycles, snowboarding, and camping.
Raj has lived in Calgary his entire life. He carries a diploma in Asset Management and a Certificate in Drafting and Design. After school, he worked for Husky on a SAGD operation in Wood Buffalo Alberta as a Material Analyst and began his career in the warehouse management sector. He then decided to pursue a Certificate in Drafting and Design and, upon completion, has joined the Sound-rite team. His passion for design came when he was required to read and interpret material specification drawings at his previous job. Raj is a motivated young individual and is very excited to continue gaining both strong friendships and professional experience here at Sound-rite.
Tantely joined the Sound-Rite team in September 2017 and assists with accounting, file management, document management, travel arrangements, event planning, website editing, and anything else that arises. She has a background in construction and engineering, and possesses knowledge of projects and bidding processes, as well as knowing how to maintain relationships with vendors and customers. When she's not at work, she can be found camping in rural Alberta or BC (only in the summer), checking out new dance venues, researching new recipes to experiment with, learning new music, or onstage at live music venues performing with her R&B/soul band.