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Meet our team of talented and caring professionals.
Just like every memorial we create, they are unique, colorful and each has a different story.....

<strong>Jon Reece</strong> <small>President/CCO (Chief Collaboration Officer)</small>

Jon Reece President/CCO (Chief Collaboration Officer)

Hometown: Lake Tapps, WA
Favorite Granite: Paradiso – (India)
Favorite Epitaph: “There goes the neighborhood” – Rodney Dangerfield
Favorite Season: Winter
Favorite Beverage: Deer Garden IPA - Spider City Brewing Company
Fantasy Trip: Helicopter Skiing Trip in the Monashees
Who Do You Remember: Mom, who passed from cancer in ‘13 at the young age of 71
How Do You Stay Inspired: By working with talented and engaging people in our business and from the energy I receive from outdoor activities

<strong>April Hewitt</strong> <small>Controller</small>

April Hewitt Controller

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Favorite Granite: Blue Pearl
Favorite Epitaph: “She did it the hard way” ~ Bette Davis
Favorite Season: Spring
Favorite Beverage: Mongoose IPA
Fantasy Trip: London 1940 to hear Winston Churchill speak
Who Do You Remember: My beautiful sister-in-law, who died tragically at 42          
How Do You Stay Inspired: By constantly learning and reading.  I get energy and inspiration every day from working with wonderful people, who love to brainstorm on continuous improvement.

<strong>John Locke</strong> <small>Memorial Consultant</small>

John Locke Memorial Consultant

Hometown: Punaluu, Oahu, HI
Favorite Granite: Tropical Green
Favorite Epitaph: This Is My Beloved
Favorite Season: Spring
Favorite Beverage: Tequila
Fantasy Trip: The Library of Alexandria - 50 BC - fantasy right
Who Do You Remember: My Parents – It’s All About Family
How Do You Stay Inspired:  Knowing we are genuinely assisting families at a crucial time in their life’s journey – with only their best interests at heart. This truly is a noble profession.

<strong>Kimberly Lofgren</strong> <small>Pricing & Process Administrator</small>

Kimberly Lofgren Pricing & Process Administrator

Hometown: Rochester
Favorite Granite: Bahama Blue
Favorite Epitaph: No pain, no grief, no anxious fear can reach our loved one sleeping here.
Favorite Season: Winter when there's snow, otherwise Spring.
Favorite Beverage: Milk
Fantasy Trip: Ireland
Who Do You Remember: My grandma and grandpa Lofgren who showed what love for family is and lived a lifetime through change.
How Do You Stay Inspired: My dad, the hardest working man I know, inspires me every day to strive to be like him. Working for an amazing company, surrounding myself with people who encourage me to be better than I was yesterday.

<strong>Stephanie Read</strong> <small>Customer Service Manager</small>

Stephanie Read Customer Service Manager

Hometown: Victoria, Texas
Favorite Granite: Gray St. Cloud
Favorite Epitaph: Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. - Carl Sagan
Favorite Season: Fall
Favorite Beverage: Dr. Pepper
Fantasy Trip: New Zealand
Who Do You Remember: My Grandfather-in-law, Dean.
How Do You Stay Inspired: My family and watching my kiddo grow and explore everything around him. Being surrounded with great people every day who love what they do.

<strong>Mineva Moimoi</strong> <small>Memorial Consultant - Wholesale</small>

Mineva Moimoi Memorial Consultant - Wholesale

Hometown: Edmonton
Favorite Granite: Emerald Pearl
Favorite Epitaph: I wish I knew him when we were kids, so I could have loved him longer
Favorite Season: Fall/Winter
Favorite Beverage: Gingerale & Apple Juice
Fantasy Trip: Buenos Aires, Argentina (La  Recoleta Cemetery).
Who Do You Remember: My only brother, father, uncle and grandma Tala.
How Do You Stay Inspired:  My family, the love they imbedded in me, makes me want to infect positivity to everyone I come in contact with. The amazing team I work with to achieve making a monumental memorial for families has become my OHANA.

<strong>Dave Reaber</strong> <small>Shop Foreman</small>

Dave Reaber Shop Foreman

Hometown: Shoreline, WA
Favorite Granite: Blue Pearl (Norway)
Favorite Epitaph: Forever In Our Hearts – Jimi Hendrix
Favorite Season: Summer
Favorite Beverage: Big Wave – Kona Brewing Company
Fantasy Trip: Tour the Gibson guitar factory
Who Do You Remember: My first work supervisor (Ray) taught me to measure twice.
How Do You Stay Inspired: Working with the best stone carvers in the business. Always looking for a way to do something better.

<strong>Our Retail Customer Service Team</strong>

Our Retail Customer Service Team

Team Members: Thanks to John, Emmi, Kari and David!
What they're doing: Our team is working with families to create beautiful memorials.

<strong>Our Wholesale Customer Service Team</strong>

Our Wholesale Customer Service Team

Team Members: Thanks to Stephanie, Mineva, and Trista!
What they're doing: Our team is working with cemeteries and funeral homes to assist families in creating beautiful memorials.

<strong>Wylie Monuments Team</strong>

Wylie Monuments Team

Team Members: Thank you to Virgil and Shad!
What they're doing: Meet our dedicated team of staff at Wylie Monuments in Walla Walla, WA. This team serves our families in the Walla Walla area to create beautiful personalized memorials.

<strong>Our Production Department</strong>

Our Production Department

Team Members: Thank you Christie, Roman, Alan, Jeff, Vern, Alex, Dave, Beti & Sarah!
What they're doing: Helping you permanently preserve memories beyond imagination every day....

<strong>Our Delivery and Inventory Team</strong>

Our Delivery and Inventory Team

Team Members: Thank you Azzilee, Anthony, Roman, Eli, Alan and Jim!
What they're doing: These folks are responsible for ordering, handling and delivering well over 2 million .lbs of granite every year!

<strong>Our Accounting Team</strong>

Our Accounting Team

Team Members: Thank you to Kimberly, April, and Misty!
What they're doing: Meet our dedicated Accounting Department! They're handling Finance, Accounting, Pricing, and Processes for our team.

<strong>Reid Miller</strong> <small>Art Department Manager</small>

Reid Miller Art Department Manager

Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Favorite Granite: Black
Favorite Epitaph: "I told you I was sick"
Favorite Season: Fall
Favorite Beverage: Bourbon & Water. Not mixed of course, they each deserve their own glass
Fantasy Trip: Ireland
Who do you Remember: My father and grandparents, gone far too young
How Do You Stay Inspired: By visiting the older sections of cemeteries

<strong>Our Art & Design Team</strong>

Our Art & Design Team

Team Members: Thanks to Lisa, Reid, Nick and Tamryn!
What they're doing: Our talented group of artists created 10,871 proof drawings for our customers last year and brought home multiple design awards!