Do you have a creative vision that everybody else told you can’t be done? Our team is obsessed with making the impossible, possible. Meet the people that can make deck dreams come true for you.
With more than 35 years in the decking and fencing industry, Mel’s grey hair is well-earned. Mel is a pioneer, bringing maintenance-free deck products and aluminium railings into the Manitoba economy. Mel doesn’t just shoot great TV commercials; he makes himself available to his customers. Need to see someone in the evening or weekend? This is the man to call. Mel always finds the time to help all of his customers.
Brandon is not your typical boss’ son, . With more than 20 years of experience in the decking industry, he has been with Windeck since he was a lad, swinging hammers in the trenches on residential deck building, commercial framing, and railing projects. Becoming exceedingly more than ever about decking, Brandon has sometimes been known to get a little loud in the showroom talking about “deck stuff”, as well as his unbeatable fantasy football team!
Brandon Dueck "BJ"
Project Manager / Partner
Some kids dream of becoming a pilot or a firefighter, but Jordan knew he wanted to be a great deck designer. With more than 12 years of experience in the deck and railing industry, his passion to become the best in the deck industry has only grown over time. He has been thinking, drafting, designing, and problem-solving desk solutions for 12-plus years. Jordan believes a great organization can make projects a lot less worrisome for his clients.
Project Manager / Partner
Office Manager / Owner
Judy Jay Mercer
Administration & Accounting
After graduating from the Red River College's structural C.E.T. program, Paul spent time with other structural companies developing his drafting game before coming onto the Windeck scene to put his design talents to work. It’s hard to believe such a skilled individual has only been with the company for 3 years and has already won two international competitions on deck design in Over 100,000 Synthetic Decking category (NADRA Awards).
Steven has paved the way at Windeck to make our 3D rendering services the best among the most elite deck builders. Steven, who has been with the company for seven years, is an incredibly talented deck designer, as well as a great commercial project manager for anything that requires great attention to detail. Other hats Steven wears include the official photographer for Windeck, office manager, and the guy you call when something isn’t working properly.
Every company has an unsung hero; for Windeck, that man in Adam. Adam is the glue that holds everybody together and accountable. He has been with Windeck for eight years, bringing great service to our customers. His official position is warehouse manager; however, in reality, his title would probably read something like this: warehouse manager, purchaser, dealer sales, lumber courier, safety rep, counsellor, and anything else that he can say yes to.
From years of dedication to growing one of the finest beards in North America, to winning countless beard competitions, and trophies, Donnie now spends his time ensuring every customer gets their deck package delivered in a timely and secure manner . If you’re a do-it-yourselfer in need of a decking package, you’ll no doubt run into “The Dazzler”. Pro tip: Compliment his beard, and he’s been known to bring the whole decking package to the backyard for you.
Assistant Warehouse Manager
Shipping and Receiving
Ron is our grandfather figure in the Windeck team, a mentor to our young apprentices, and a place to seek wise counsel for problem-solving among our veterans. Every grey hair on Ron’s head is earned, with more than 40 years of experience as a journeyman carpenter, building homes as an owner-operator of a framing company. His hands are responsible for building more than 600 custom homes in the Winnipeg community.
Crew Lead - Journeyman Carpenter
Carman has been a carpenter for 30 years, and we are extremely proud to have him as a professional deck builder at Windeck for just over 25 of those years. As one of the most gifted men in the deck-building trade, there are very few scenarios this veteran hasn’t seen. Carman has mastered every skill within the company. He is often criticized for being a man of few words, it won’t take long to realize it’s because Carman is constantly “in the zone”.
Scott is known as our very own Windeck MacGyver, boasting incredible patience and problem-solving skills. Scott is also known among his peers as an extremely kind and humble human, fussy finished carpenter; words like "good character" and "high integrity" are also associated with Scott’s name. Scott has been with Windeck for over 15 years, and and he has over 25 years' experience in skilled trades.
After graduating high school, Skylar began his career the next day, learning the ways of a deck builder. From the first day we hired Skylar, we knew we had someone special. Having the opportunity to be taught from a clean slate means Skylar’s skillset is beyond his eight years of experience with Windeck. Skylar always has the customer’s best interest in mind and always brings the finesse of a true professional deck builder!
In case you haven’t guessed it yet, then I’ll tell you. Yes, Dave is the tallest Carpenter at Windeck, hence his name “Big Dave”. Perfect for those second-story decks. Dave has been with Windeck for over 15 years executing countless beautiful projects to completion. It’s quite possible that Dave has installed enough railing to go around the world 3 times over.
More than just good looks, uncanny football skills, and being the undisputed Madden Windeck champion, Brady is one of Windeck’s finest skilled Duradek installers. You can rest if you see this young man's face working over your heated living space. Your leaky roof deck will be a thing of the past. Brady has over five years of experience in residential and commercial Duradek waterproofing applications.
Warren’s perfectionism in the deck-building craft has made him the go-to guy for all details that need a little extra attention. He is also known for his witty sense of humour and great people skills; usually when he finishes a job, the customer is left mourning their new BFF. Warren has been in the carpentry trade for over 25 years. We are happy to have such a talented carpenter with us for over eight of those years.
Leo has a passion for carpentry and deck building that can be heard from a mile away. Leo’s love for carpentry and deck building is evident to those around him. He has been a carpenter for over 12 years and has been with Windeck for the last nine years. His handiwork can be seen throughout the website and his Instagram feed, @leosawatzky. Fun fact: he’s also one of our certified heat bending deck board technicians.
Matt got the nickname “Matty Ice” during his first winter on a local Winnipeg hi-rise. He has a tremendous work ethic, moral values, and demonstrates a positive attitude in everything he does. Matt has proven to be one of Windeck’s finest railing fabricators and installers. He has over 10 years of experience installing and fabricating commercial railing at Windeck, as well as two years of commercial electrical experience. He is also quite the backyard mechanic.