The Pavestone Team

    

Reid Yantzi — Reid begins his 18th year of installing pavers and walls and is a crew foreman and part owner.  In 2006 Reid graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Accountancy where he attended on a hockey scholarship. Reid became an ICPI Certified Concrete Paver Installer in 2006, in 2008 became a Certified Segmental Retaining Wall Installer through the NCMA, in 2009 became trained in the Aqua Pave Permeable Pavement System, in 2011 became an ICPI Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement Specialist and in 2013 became an ICPI Advanced Residential Paver Technician. Reid also enjoys playing hockey, fastball and golf.  Reid, his wife Chrissy, daughter and son live in Tavistock.

 

Garret Vandersar — Garret begins his 12th year and has been involved in landscaping most of his life. Garret graduated from Centralia College with an Agriculture Business Management diploma and has a love for farming. Garret became an ICPI Certified Concrete Paver Installer in 2006 and in 2013 became an ICPI Advanced Residential Paver Technician. In 2014 Garret was trained in the intermediate level of stone chiseling. Garret has three boys and resides in Shakespeare. When Garret is not spending time with his family he enjoys playing hockey, snowmobiling and renovating his home.

 

Rob Schwarz — Rob begins his 6th year on our team and brought over 14 years in the landscaping business. Rob achieved the “Landscape Technician” designation through Landscape Ontario. In 2014 Rob became an ICPI Certified Paver Installer.  Rob is a native of Kitchener, but has recently moved to Tavistock with his wife and their 2 children. Rob is an avid fisherman.

 

Devin Yantzi — Devin begins his 5th year with our team and is foreman of our Cleaning, Sealing and Maintenance crew. Devin graduated from Conestoga College with a diploma in Arts and Science. In 2014 Devin completed the Techni Seal Certified Applicator Program. Devin is very involved as a hockey referee and linesman. He has achieved the Level 3 Certification and is an OHA referee.  Devin is a nephew to Ross and lives in Tavistock.

 

Mark CosseyMark begins his 3rd year with our team and is a crew foreman. Mark brought over 11 years of experience in the landscaping industry. He attended Algonquin College and studied as a Horticultural Technician. In 2014 Mark became an ICPI Certified Paver Installer. Mark is a native of and currently lives near Shakespeare with his wife and two daughters. In his free time he enjoys fishing and spending time with his family.

 

Lisa Gunderson— Lisa begins her 2nd year with our team and is foreperson of our Landscaping Installation & Maintenance crew.  Lisa brings with her a wealth of plant knowledge as she worked in green houses for 4 years and in landscape installation & maintenance for 6 years. Originally from the Ottawa area, where she took Horticulture, Lisa lives near Shakespeare with her husband and two daughters.

 

Rose & Ross Yantzi — Ross and his wife Rose began the business in 1986 after working in the family feed manufacturing business for over 4 years. Ross graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1982 with a degree in Animal Science Management and Nutrition.  They have two married children and five grandchildren. Our company is a member of ICPI, Landscape Ontario, and CFIB. Ross also became an ICPI Certified Concrete Paver Installer in 1996 and is also certified to teach the course to other contractors. Since 1997 Ross has taught over 4600 contractors in over 30 States and Provinces. In 2003 Ross also received certification through NCMA as a Segmental Retaining Wall Installer, in 2009 became an ICPI Commercial Paver Technician, in 2011 became an ICPI Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement Specialist and in 2013 became an ICPI Advanced Residential Paver Technician. Ross and Rose are happy to welcome Reid and Chrissy into the business as partners and to carry on the tradition of designing and building beautiful outdoor spaces for their customers.