Meet Our Team

Octavio-De-la-Vega

Octavio De la Vega

Owner

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.

Jarod Oliver

Jarod Oliver

Office Manager

Jarod is our new Office Manager here at Northwest Fireplace & Chimney. He interacts with customers, schedules services, interacts with vendors, and much more. During his spare time, Jarod works and competes with his horse, Tino. Jarod loves spending his free time with his friends and family camping in nature. During his time with us so far we have seen him go above and beyond in everything. We are so lucky to have him as a part of our team!

Lydia-Gomez

Lydia Gomez

Office Administrator

Lydia is the Office Administrator at our showroom. She has been with us for three years now. She interacts with customers, schedules services, interacts with vendors, and much more. She is always willing to learn new things and go the extra mile when needed. She is very hardworking. Lydia loves to golf and spend time with her family. We are grateful to have Lydia as our Office Administrator.

Ruby-Oldham

Ruby Oldham

Customer Service Representative

Ruby is our newest team member in the office. She is a Customer Service Representative. She interacts with our customers when she answers the phone, schedules jobs, and greets our showroom walk-ins. During her free time, she works and competes with horses. She is a great new addition to our team and we can not wait to see her do great things!

Aaron Lovall

Aaron Lovall

Warehouse Manager

Aaron is our Warehouse Manager. He is in charge of keeping our warehouse in order, as well as receiving parts, and helping our technicians from time to time. He’s always thinking of ways to improve our warehouse to make it easier on our crews and has become a vital part of our team. He is in the Army Reserves and enjoys spending time with his kids during his time off.

Joseph-Gonzalez

Joseph Gonzalez

Technician

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.

Jared-Kiselka

Jared Kiselka

Technician

Jared is one of our lead technicians. He helps us provide excellent service to our customers, by providing them with help using his knowledge and know-how to make sure our customer’s fireplaces are in good condition. He is a Marine Veteran who enjoys fishing and the great outdoors while spending time with his family. We are very proud of Jared and grateful that he is a part of our team.

Joseph Sharp

Joseph Sharp

Technician

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.

Franco Flores

Franco Flores

Technician

Franco is a lead technician. He has only been with us for a few months, but he has proved himself invaluable to our company. He has over 15 years of chimney repair experience and he has been using that knowledge to provide our customers with beautiful chimneys in a timely manner. Franco enjoys camping and spending time with his family during his free time. Our team is very lucky to have him!

Keenan Bush

Keenan Bush

Technician

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!

Jordan Fine

Jordan Fine

Technician

Jordan is a technician assistant. Jordan is a new member of our team. He has excelled at everything he has put his mind to and he is going to do great things. Jordan enjoys hiking and kayaking in the great outdoors during his free time. We are so proud of the progress Jordan has and is going to make here with Northwest Fireplace & Chimney for years to come. We are excited to see what his future holds.

Gabe Garcia

Gabe Garcia

Technician

Gabe is a Technician Assistant. He has been training to become an installation technician. In the few months he has been here he has greatly expanded his fireplace and chimney knowledge. In his free time, he enjoys riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family. He is a great addition to our team and we are excited to see the great things he’s going to accomplish.

Zach-Wittorp

Zach Wittorp

Technician

Zach is a Technician Assistant learning the trade of the comprehensive chimney and fireplace care that we provide. In his time here he has greatly expanded his knowledge on fireplaces and chimneys. Outside of work he enjoys painting, playing music, and traveling. We are proud of Zach and all he’s done to make himself invaluable 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.