Meet Our Team

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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.....

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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: Bodhizafa IPA – Georgetown Brewing
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

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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.

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Maggie Reaber Memorial & Pre-need Insurance Sales

Hometown: Twin Falls, Idaho
Favorite Granite: Depends on the plans, they are all beautiful
Favorite Epitaph: “As always, right beside my cowboy.”
Favorite Season: Any with SUN.
Favorite Beverage: San Pellegrino with lime
Fantasy Trip: Mongolia/Patagonia
Who do you Remember: All my family
How Do You Stay Inspired: Every love story is special and sacred. I strive to honor the love of friends and family, love which lives on and finds a focal point in the memorials we create to honor that eternal bond.

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John Locke Customer Service – Retail Sales

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.

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Kimberly Lofgren Wholesale Customer Service Manager

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.

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Mineva Moimoi Wholesale Customer Service Representative

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.

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Stephanie Read Wholesale Customer Service Representative

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.

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My Receptionist and Office Manager

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Favorite Granite: Galaxy Black
Favorite Epitaph: "Damn it's dark down here" - Frances E. Thatcher
Favorite Season: Autumn... because Halloween!
Favorite Beverage: "Death in the afternoon" It's absinthe + champagne, invented by Ernest Hemingway
Fantasy Trip: Bran Castle in Romania, then Sedlec Ossuary.
Who do you Remember: My great-grandmother. She lived until the age of 104!
How Do You Stay Inspired:  I read a lot, especially historical non-fiction. I often draw inspiration from the past.

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Dave Reaber Production Manager

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.

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Dave Erho Inventory Control & Logistics Manager

Hometown: Pacific NW
Favorite Granite: Galaxy Black
Favorite Epitaph: What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Favorite Season: Fall (Football Season)       
Favorite Beverage: Makers Mark
Fantasy Trip: Anywhere I can relax and not think about reality
Who do you Remember: Depends on the day. Usually someone pops into my head when I'm telling someone how to do something. And I stop and think, well, that's what that person meant years ago when I thought I knew it all and ignored them. 
How Do You Stay Inspired:  Just remembering regardless of what is going on in my day to day life what I am doing is for the families, and if it was my family's memorial, would it be good enough for me?

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Dave Haab Purchasing and Facilities

Hometown: Snohomish, WA
Favorite Granite: Royal Emerald from Coldspring
Favorite Epitaph: All the world's a stage, we are merely players.
Favorite Season: Summer
Favorite Beverage: Peach Tea
Fantasy Trip: Driving a pro stock car
Who do you Remember: All the old Quiring guys not with us anymore.
How Do You Stay Inspired:  By knowing there will be another challenge or task to take on.

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Our Production Department

Team Members: Thank you Tim, Joe, Drew, Mike, Jake, Dave, Brent, Vern, Giles, Jeff, Oscar and Mike
What they're doing: Helping you permanently preserve memories beyond imagination every day....

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Our Delivery and Inventory Team

Team Members: Thank you Moose, Dave, Adrian, David & Zach
What they're doing: These men are responsible for ordering, handling and delivering well over 2 million .lbs of granite every year!

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Our Accounting, Order Entry and Customer Service Team:

Team Members: Thank you Nadia, Mineva, Stephanie, Kimberly, Misty, My, Mary, Maggie, April, Trista and John
What they're doing: Meet our dedicated Customer Service and Accounting Department. These folks enter and manage well over 10,000 orders per year

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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

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Our Design Team:

Team Members: You might recognize the following initials from your proof drawings: CB, NO, RM, CC, BR, TL, and EE
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!