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Meet the Team

Most of our team at Northwest Fencing have worked together for well over a decade, and know how to work together get the job done right the first time.

Customer Service Agent

Peter
Villella

Peter has been with Northwest Fencing for over 15 years and is extremely knowledgeable in every aspect of the business. As a field representative, Peter takes a hands-on approach and helps our clients make informed decisions.

Randy
Hanlan

Randy is a 36 year veteran in our industry. He is well-versed in fencing solutions for every purpose, and is ready to take your business to the next level.

Heather
O'Flaherty

With 6 years of experience in the construction industry, Heather brings a great deal of knowledge and customer service excellence to the Northwest Fencing team.

Fencing Construction Experts

Every one of our team leaders have the training, qualifications and expertise to manage any Northwest Fencing project. Along with client coordination and project management in the field, this team is key in the mentorship of new employees to reach Northwest Fencing’s standards of quality customer service.

Ted
Kehl

You’ll mostly find Teddy managing big commercial and industrial projects as well as City of Thunder Bay Transit jobs. Teddy is a welder, a heavy equipment operator, and he has a class ‘A’ drivers license. Teddy brings over a decade of experience to Northwest Fencing.

Chris
Blomquist

With the experience and license Chris has, he can often be found floating equipment to the commercial and industrial projects he is managing. Chris has over a decade of experience as welder, heavy equipment operator, and has a class ‘A’ operators license.

Andrew
McGill

Andrew brings years of experience, patience, and an eye for detail to Northwest Fencing. You can find him managing intricate wood, vinyl, or ornamental projects.

Chris
Sylvester

Chris has many years of timber and log cabin construction experience, as well as welding experience. He often manages our wood-related jobs.

Stephen
Lalonde

Stephen can be found most often managing residential projects of any style, and the build portion of commercial projects as well.

Ernie
Boucher
Gate Automation Expert

With his trucking experience, Ernie manages our out-of-town jobs that require Northwest Fencing’s tractor/trailer unit for larger deployments. He is also often trucking to Southern Ontario, delivering our in-house designed ARMA Gate. Ernie brings over 8 years of experience as a Certified Automated Gate Operator (CAGOI), as well as having his class ‘A’ license with a ‘Z’ endorsement.

Barry
Huffman
Gate Automation Expert

Barry is our Operation Manager and, thanks to his Computer Programming and Analysis degree, takes care of in-house IT and web development. He continues to work on-site whenever possible as he has over 9 years of experience as a Certified Automated Gate Operator (CAGOI)

Derek
Heinz
Overhead Door Expert

Derek has grown up in the garage door business and has the experience and knowledge to handle any project.

Applied Research, Advanced Manufacturing & Product Design

Andy
Locke
Research and Manufacturing Manager

Andy is a Red Seal general machinist and his experience is all over the map, including machine/welding shop management, industrial mining equipment maintenance and repairs, structural steel fabrication and erection, and the manufacturing of custom industrial cutting tools.

Peter
Scarfo
Draftsman
Brent
Sylvester
President

Brent has built a reputation for business excellence and quality products as the company’s President. He is the driving force behind Northwest Fencing and is dedicated to providing value-added service for all residential and commercial clients.

Sean
Sylvester
CFO

The Northwest Guarantee.

Northwest Fencing takes pride in guaranteeing a durable, functional, and attractive product every time!

At Northwest Fencing, we value you and your property, and treat every installation as though it were our own. We never subcontract. We only use our vetted employees to ensure excellence, which offers our clients added value as we are in full control of the quality and workmanship you deserve.

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One Size Does Not Fit All

Every fence and gate installation is unique, which is why we will not begin a project until all our clients’ needs and concerns are addressed.

Throughout the 7 steps of the Northwest Fencing experience, we anticipate changes and unique circumstances that we’re happy to accommodate.

  1. Estimate

    Whether through email, online messaging or by phone, our first step find the answer to “Why do you need a fence?” After a short conversation, we will provide you with a quick estimate.

  2. Site Consultation

    Then the process continues with a no-obligation on-site consultation, including measurements and gathering input from all parties.

  3. Quote

    Following the initial site visit, a competitively priced quote is provided that highlights the work to be done as well as any options that arise during previous interactions.

  4. Acceptance

    Once we receive a down payment indicating the acceptance of the quote, the job is assigned to one of the Fencing Construction Experts and OUR work begins in earnest.

  5. Schedule

    The job is scheduled, materials ordered and an installation date is provided.

  6. Installation

    Crews arrive on site with all the information and training needed to make their job run smoother and to better provide Quality Customer Service

  7. Service Contract

    We offer yearly and multi-year service contracts for several products.

Fabrication Built to exacting standards

Site measurement is an important element of our initial consultation, as those measurements inform our team of any possible project limitations or particular requirements. In this way, our Fabricators guarantee every client a product that solves any fencing issue.

Installation Done right, done once

Our Installation team is in constant communication with our on and off-site Project Managers to ensure perfect execution, and to provide the highest level of Quality Customer Service.