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, along with his wife Sarah, own Otter Creek Awnings. Prior to ownership, Kristopher worked at Otter Creek for five years and held the role as the Sales Manager. He has lead the sales and design team to much success by providing impeccable service to both residential and commercial customers. Kristopher believes the company’s reputation as Vermont’s premier awning company is attributed to the employees who work at Otter Creek Awnings. Email Kristopher »
Sarah, with her husband Kris, is the owner of Otter Creek Awnings. She has admired the flawless reputation that Otter Creek has held over the many years. She is a graduate of St. Michael’s College with a degree in Business Administration and was employed at the University of Vermont Medical Center and People’s United Bank prior to ownership. Sarah believes her business acumen is a great asset that allows her to continue the smooth operations that Otter Creek Awnings clients have come to expect. Email Sarah »
Kevin Archambeault is our Project Manager here at Otter Creek Awnings. With this role, Kevin leads our Installation team, provides technical measuring, works closely with our manufacturer and oversees all of our projects. Kevin is very familiar with the fabric industry as he once owned his own custom upholstery company where he made custom covers for winemaking equipment, architectural shade sails and awnings. He brings creativity, attention to detail and wonderful customer service skills to our team. In his free time, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family and is a barbeque aficionado. Email Kevin »
Jennifer is our Office Assistant here at Otter Creek Awnings. She the first to greet you with her upbeat and friendly personality either on the phone or when you visit our showroom. Jennifer is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute and has a strong customer service background from her experience in the hospitality and restaurant industries. Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys cooking, hiking and spending time with family! Email Jennifer
Noah joins the Otter Creek Awnings team as our Installation Coordinator. With a background in logistics, design and customer service, Noah handles our product orders, installation scheduling and so much more! In Noah’s free time, he enjoys live music shows and festivals, traveling and he loves dogs! Email Noah
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
Jay joins the Otter Creek Awnings team as one of our Awning Sales and Design Consultants. He graduated the University of Vermont with a degree in graphic design so he has an eye for detail and color. Jay was a partner at Great American Awning Company in Albany and then started his own awning company in Vermont until his next adventure brought him to the boat business working as Vice President at Hinkley Yachts. Jay brings a vast amount of awning knowledge and experience to our team and finds himself back on his home turf and is looking forward to rediscovering his roots in the awning business. In his free time, Jay enjoys spending time with his family and new granddaughter, boating and swimming. Email Jay
Awning Sales & Design
Tim has been in the awning business for the better part of 32+ years and is very excited to join the Otter Creek team. His knowledge of all shading products is unmatched. He has worked with Otter Creek Awnings manufacturers and his knowledge affords him the best creative solution for any project. Tim has a love for golf, is considered a favorite among his friends, and is on par with what Otter Creek Awnings is all about. Email Tim
Awning Service Technician
Ben has worked his way up through our company to be one of our Lead Installers and now our Awning Service Technician. 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.
Awning Crew Leader
Trevor is one of our awning crew leaders. Trevor started at Otter Creek Awnings as an Installer and moved into a Lead Installer role as his awning and construction knowledge flourished. Trevor brings to our team wonderful customer service skills and a friendly, always positive personality. In Trevor’s free time outside of work, he enjoys attending music festivals and skiing in the wintertime at Middlebury Snowbowl.
Collin is the newest member of our installation team. He comes to Otter Creek Awnings with experience in both the construction and restaurant industries. Collin’s enthusiastic and friendly personality serves our client’s well and he is excited to use his knowledge and skills from his previous roles out in the field. While not at work, Collin enjoys hiking, camping and watching baseball.
As one of installation 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.
Dalton joins the Otter Creek Awnings team as an Installer with experience in the building and restaurant industries. He recently moved to Vermont from Iowa and is eager to see the beautiful sites while out on the road with the crews. Dalton’s calm, respectful and professional demeanor are wonderful attributes that he brings to our team. While not at work, Dalton enjoys the ever-popular Magic: The Gathering card series and cooking, especially grilling!
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 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.