Meet Our Team

Octavio De-la-Vega - Owner - Wearing logo hat and shirt

Octavio De la Vega


Octavio is the owner and founder of Northwest Fireplace and Chimney. He founded the company in 2012. He has been doing masonry work for 23 years. He is an immigrant from Mexico City, and after moving to America he was always striving for the American Dream. And this company is his dream and passion. He loves what he does. In his free time, he enjoys reading, watching and playing sports, and spending time with his family. He’s a great boss and the team is proud to call him our leader.

Joseph Gonzalez - Technician - Dark short hair with short beard and logo t-shirt

Joseph Gonzalez


Joseph is our most seasoned lead technician. He oversees all of our crews as well as leading a crew each day working on fireplace installations, chimney repairs, and other jobs. Joseph’s knowledge has allowed him to become a mentor to the newer employees. He always has an optimistic attitude and a good head on his shoulders. Joseph is very involved in his church, enjoys helping others, and is a very dedicated family man. We are grateful to have Joseph on our team.

Joseph Sharp - Technician short hair goatee beard shirt and hat with logo

Joseph Sharp


Joe is a chimney sweep with us. He has only been with us for a few months, but he has really grown in those months. He has over 20 years of experience working on fireplaces and chimneys and he uses all of his knowledge to help us provide excellent service to our customers. Joe enjoys golfing, bowling, barbecuing, and spending time with his family at the beach during his free time.

Keenan Bush - Technician short hair and glasses wearing t-shirt and hat with logo

Keenan Bush


Keenan has been with Northwest Fireplace & Chimney for a few months now. He is training to become a Lead Technician and we are sure that you will see him leading his own truck very shortly. Keenan is a Marine Veteran who enjoys participating in Enduros and spending time with friends and family. We are very glad Keenan has joined our team and can’t wait to see what he does with us!

Gabe Garcia - technician dark brown shoulder length hair with goatee

Jeremy Molson


Jeremy is a new member of our team. He is training to be an installation technician. In the short time that he has been here he has learned new things about our trade and become an invested team member. We are lucky to have him with us. Jeremy enjoys traveling the world when he has the time. He also enjoys spending time with his friends and family. We know he’s going to do great things with us.

Gabe Garcia - technician dark brown shoulder length hair with goatee

Anthony Hand


Anthony is a new member to our team. He has begun his training to become a chimney sweep. Anthony has taken great strides since he joined our team. We are happy to have him join us and we can’t wait to see all the great things he does in the future. During his free time, Anthony enjoys DIY projects, longboarding, and working on cars. We are grateful for the addition Anthony makes to our team.

Now that you met our team, check out our service areas & don’t forget to call Northwest Fireplace and Chimney for all of your fireplace & chimney needs.