As a Vermont-owned company, we consider our team of professionals to be one of our greatest assets.
MEET THE OTTER CREEK TEAM
Our mission is “To provide exceptional products and impeccable service in a fun, friendly and professional way that our customers will remember.”
Meet the people that help us do that every day…
Kristopher has been with Otter Creek Awnings for over five years as the Sales Manager and now the owner. He has lead the sales/design team to much success, providing impeccable service to both residential and commercial customers. Kristopher believes the company’s reputation as the premier awning company is attributed to the employees who work at Otter Creek Awnings. Email Kristopher »
Sarah with her husband is the owner of Otter Creek Awnings. She has admired the flawless reputation that Otter Creek has held over the many years. Having been employed as Anesthesiology Resident Program Administrator at the University of Vermont Medical Center Sarah believes her business acumen will be a great asset allowing her to continue the smooth operations that customers have come to expect. Email Sarah »
Rene is America’s awning superhero: he reached his 38 year anniversary with the company this past summer and as a result of his background, no one knows the awning world better than Rene. As Vice President of Otter Creek, Rene oversees operations and installations. If something needs to get done, Rene is the guy to ask. Email Rene »
Office & Human Resources Manager
As Office Manager, Heather is the first person to greet you. Customers appreciate her positive, uplifting personality and attention to detail, while the staff enjoys her positive attitude, easy-going manner and down-to-earth approach. Every step of the way Heather will help and guide you. She embodies the Otter Creek spirit and the dedication to 100% satisfied customers. Email Heather »
As our Marketing Manager Cheryl has the fun responsibility of coordinating the marketing efforts at Otter Creek. She has an extensive background in marketing, sales and management, is a volunteer with Lyric Theatre Company, and is an active committee member for the Burlington Business Association. Cheryl will always welcome you with a smile and a helpful attitude. Email Cheryl »
Awning Sales & Design
Candace has worked with homeowners, builders and architects in the home improvement industry for almost 10 years. She brings to this position a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience from an ever-growing industry. A graduate of UVM with a degree in business, she is always ready to help with a solution. Email Candace »
Awning Sales & Design
Andrew has a strong knowledge of the building industry and has an eye for design. He’s an electrician, an installer of security systems, video surveillance systems, audio-visual integration systems for residential and commercial businesses. A training officer and Captain of the Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department, Andrew knows how to get the job done right. He will share his knowledge and enthusiasm for the Outdoor Living category. If you have the opportunity to work with Andrew you will appreciate his positive attitude and attention to detail. Email Andrew »
Lead Awning Technician & Service Coordinator
Adam is one of our famous awning installation crew leaders. Adam drives one of our shiny red trucks, and will always give you a friendly wave. We’ve found that often times a neighbor will notice our truck in their neighborhood and stop to chat with Adam, inquiring about awnings or asking for advice. We’re delighted that folks find our team members approachable, friendly and knowledgeable, even in an impromptu conversation on the sidewalk.
Awning Crew Leader
Ben has worked his way up through our company to be one of our Lead Installers. He is a great leader and very knowledgeable in installation techniques and best building practices. If you see Ben on your jobsite, you’ll know the work is being done by a professional.
As one of our newest team members, Riley knows that one of the big reasons our customers love us is our flawless installation, and how courteous and helpful our team is. This falls in line with Riley’s love for football and spending time with his family. A team player, he exemplifies the Otter Creek philosophy.
Awning Crew Leader
Trevor is one of our seasonal installers.He works hard in the winter time at Middlebury Snowbowl and has fun with us installing during our high season. We can’t say enough about his professionalism and fun personality.
Read about the seasonal crew!
We have seasonal workers that help out perhaps for one season or more. While we have a great team of dedicated full time workers we also have the best seasonal workers as well. Every year we get a great group of guys who come and work hard at installing during the rain, sleet, sun and yes sometimes snow. We are extremely lucky to have them on our team for the summer!
JOIN OUR TEAM
We are always looking for talented people to grow with us—especially in the areas of sales and installations. If you are interested in exploring opportunities at Otter Creek Awnings, please send your resume and a cover letter by email to Customer Support. Candidates who have skills and qualifications that are aligned with open positions and areas of interest will be contacted. Bring your energy to one of Vermont’s most well-respected companies and share in the success of our growing company. Otter Creek Awnings has been in business for over 43 years and pride ourselves in providing exceptional products and impeccable service in a fun, friendly and professional way that our customers will remember.
Watch our Video about the History of Otter Creek Awnings