Our Team

Around here, renovations are a team effort

 

IN THE OFFICE


BRADY MORRIS


FOUNDER - PRODUCTION DIRECTOR



Brady has been closely connected to the construction industry since high school when he enrolled in his school's co-op program- and never looked back! His knowledge of the inner workings of renovations makes him the perfect fit to oversee Production at Catalyst. Process is everything and communication is key! At home, Brady and his wife Nikki have two young sons. In his spare time you'll likely find him on a squash court, at the gym or enjoying a craft beer.

ANDREW DAY


FOUNDER - SALES DIRECTOR



Andrew developed a love for carpentry while 'helping' his grandfathers with various projects throughout his childhood. His degree in Engineering, and a passion for building and problem solving make him a clear choice to lead the Catalyst sales process. A clear vision and a well informed team of clients, employees and trade partners is critical to a successful project! At home, Andrew and his wife Melanie are kept busy with their four young daughters! If he's not at the rink, you'll find him on the squash court or enjoying another great read.

SARA COLLINS


LEAD DESIGNER



Sara has been active in the design industry for over 12 years with an extensive background with a major Canadian paint retailer. Since moving to the region from London 3 years ago, she fully immersed herself in residential design. Sara joined Catalyst to build relationships with our clients, create spaces that are simultaneously functional and beautiful, to oversee the selection process and, most importantly, help you put the final touches on your home! She's no stranger to a great spin class and enjoys creating new recipes with her spouse, Tobias. The best days end with a good book and glass of wine.

GRANT TAMANE


PROJECT ESTIMATOR



Grant plays an important support role to both Sales and Production at Catalyst. His attention to detail makes him an invaluable part of the team by assisting Sales to produce thorough proposals on all our jobs. He makes sure our clients meet milestones, facilitates payment scheduling and oversees our crew and lends support to our Construction Manager. He does it all with a smile on his face 24/7! Fun fact: Grant studied in the United States under a University baseball scholarship and plays for Toronto in the IBL! In his free time he loves to travel the globe, exploring new parts of the world with his spouse, Sarah.

JAYDEN TAYLOR


DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE ASSISTANT



Jayden is a key player in keeping Catalyst’s office organized. She is quick to learn and willing to take on any task assigned to her. She is also a recent graduate with a bachelor's degree in Architecture from Laurentian University. Jayden sees each day as an opportunity to learn new skills from her colleagues in order to improve the support she provides for our Sales and Design teams as well as Catalyst clients. In her free time, you can find her exploring the outdoors with a good book and her Miniature Dachshund, Ivy, or enjoying a fun spin or yoga class.

NICK KIRBY


PROJECT LEAD



As Catalyst's longest-serving employee, Nick has a wealth of knowledge and experience when it come to renovations. Nick started his career as a tool and die maker, but quickly moved to carpentry to pursue his passion. Nick, his wife Tammy, and their three kids can be found chasing around their new German Sheppard puppy, Willow. If you're ever in need of an update on what's going on in the world of College Football, Nick's your guy!

KEVIN SHERK


PROJECT LEAD



Kevin brings a ton of experience to the Catalyst team. From framing custom homes to project management, he's done it all. Kevin lives in Kitchener with his wife Hilary, their son Mason, and their lab, Merlin. He enjoys hockey, making custom furniture, and tries to spend his weekends at the lake!





ON THE GROUND


MATT WALKER


LEAD CARPENTER



ERIC DYSON


LEAD CARPENTER



JOSH WHITE


LEAD CARPENTER



JASON KOCHER


LEAD CARPENTER



CONOR MCCARTHY


ASSISTANT CARPENTER



TRISTA HOLLAND


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JULIE VAN BERKEL


ASSISTANT CARPENTER



KELSEY OWEN


ASSISTANT CARPENTER



PHILLIP CRUICKSHANK


ASSISTANT CARPENTER



SARAH DUNLOP


ASSISTANT CARPENTER



CODY KELLY


ASSISTANT CARPENTER