Evergreen Building Maintenance Inc. has first-class janitorial staff and we intend on upholding our superior standards. Our management team has a combined industry experience of over 100 years. This has helped us take ordinary employees and transform them into team leaders.
Each new team member is provided with extensive training on how to handle chemicals and operate special equipment such as autoscrubbers and carpet cleaning systems. If you’d like to join our winning organization, please complete the following form.
Gurmit Takhar, Founder
After immigrating from India in 1972, Gurmit tried his hand at a number of jobs. In 1988, he decided that he was going to commit his life to providing the very best quality janitorial services. Having gone through his own experiences, it brings Gurmit great pride to see his son, Ranjit, go on to carry out his vision. Gurmit is now semi-retired and finds fulfillment from providing consulting with his 35+ years of commercial cleaning experience as it has evolved over time.
Ranjit Takhar, CEO and President
Ranjit was first exposed to the industry in grade 3, cleaning buildings with his parents after school. He is now equipped with over 20 years of experience in Building Maintenance services. Ranjit is honoured and grateful for the work Evergreen has done to become British Columbia's most effective, efficient and sustainable cleaning company. He is excited and confident about the company's growth over the coming decades. Ranjit's passion lies in providing the best value to our clients and giving back to our own employees and the community.
Navjot Takhar, Quality Control
With a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Nav understands the importance of keeping your facility safe and reducing those staff sick days! Nav’s keen eye for attention to detail complements her role in Quality Control very well. She works closely with clients to ensure that their expectations are being exceeded, and front line staff to maintain the highest quality standards. Having over 10 years of industry experience, she is passionate about the field of commercial cleaning. Nav’s everyday goal is to leave everyone with a smile at their workplace!
Teresa Weinkauf, CFO & CHRO
Fluent in finance, numbers are Teresa's passion. Producing a wide variety of professional, accurate reporting for analysis, planning and strategy is what she does best. Teresa loves what she does, and has been in the profession for three decades now. Along the way, she came to understand that the pulse of any Organization was found within its people and that the Culture is the best reflection of true success. After taking a leave to obtain education in the field of Psychology and Human Resources, she returned with a fresh sense of purpose. "I have been with EBM for five years now and I am honoured to work alongside people as passionate as I am."
Sean Gillis, Business Development Manager
With 25+ years experience working with several Fortune 200 companies, Sean brings a wealth of sales experience and management to the Evergreen team. Sean specializes in modelling and executing strategies that align with our customers changing needs and creating win/win relationships with our valued customers. When Sean is away from the office he enjoys skiing, golfing, and spending time with his two daughters.
Thomas and Beate Seitz - Penticton Supervisors
Thomas and Beate owned and operated their own janitorial company in the Okanagan for over 15 years. They specialize in high security clients such as RCMP Detachments, Municipalities and Provincial Government Offices. As of 2016, they joined Evergreen Commercial Cleaning in the role of Supervisors, looking after the maintenance of buildings such as Airports, City Halls and Casinos.
Rodel Pascual - Vernon Supervisor
Rodel has been working as a field supervisor for Evergreen for the past more than a year. He started as a supervisor which handles our cleaning staff at the Casino in Vernon. Even being new in this field of work he had given his best effort to establish a good service to meet the client's expectations. Through his knowledge together with his 4 years experience of handling and dealing with team members he always looks and maintains the good result of the team's performance. As the company grows, he dedicates his time to exhibit the quality of service the company can offer. He also believes that “Every member of the team plays a vital role to achieve the success of everyone who shares a common goal."
Vandna Sharma - Cranbrook Supervisor
I applied the knowledge and skills that I learnt from my Business Management program throughout my 7 years journey from a janitor to be an Operational Manager. I understand that as a manager, I am working as a bridge in between our company and the clients so maintaining their relationship through client satisfaction with our job performance is my job priority. Taking initiative and Doing a job up to our own satisfaction is the key that my clients are always satisfied with the job me and my staff performs. I like to study so that is why I am still in college and there are no plans to graduate soon.