Gary Whitlock

Gary is the owner and founder of Aspire Plumbing & Heating. He graduated BCIT with his Red Seal certification. He started his business in 2019 and it has been growing steadily ever since. Gary always wanted to be a business owner in a small community, so he took his passion for plumbing and heating to found Aspire in the Okanagan where he grew up. When he’s not working, you can find him spending time with family, training jiujitsu, or skiing.

Allen Minderlein

Allen is a level B Gas Fitter. He decided he needed a career change 19 years ago and his father-in-law got him an apprenticeship and he has been plumbing ever since. Allen enjoys working for Aspire because of the friendly atmosphere and is treated like a person and not just a number. In his spare time, you can find Allen camping, fishing, and hunting.

Dallas Stewart

Dallas is one of our technicians. He grew up in Salmon Arm and got into trades because he likes working with his hands and enjoys helping people solve problems. Dallas chose Aspire Plumbing & Heating because he is treated well, and he feels that they are willing and readily available to help teach and guide him as he continues to learn plumbing & heating. In his spare time, you will find Dallas hunting and fishing.

Tanya Schumacher

Tanya is Aspire Plumbing & Heating’s office manager. She has an Administration Professional and Computerized Accounting diploma. Tanya has a passion for numbers and organization so office management was the perfect fit. She enjoys working for Aspire because of the small family-oriented atmosphere. In her spare time, you can find Tanya spending time with family and friends, puzzling, or painting.