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Meet your Budget Blinds Team of Tri-Cities & Ridge Meadows!
Trish Kuffner opened the doors as Owner and General Manager of Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows in May of 2006, less than one year after Budget Blinds made its way into Canada. Trish was born and raised in Vancouver, relocated to Edmonton for approximately six years, and finally settled in Coquitlam in 1990 after the birth of her second child. She is the mother of five adult children and a grandmother to four grandchildren. When she isn’t occupied with the business or more likely, her family, she enjoys early morning workouts at Orangetheory Fitness in Port Moody, long walks with friends, and drinking wine with her sisters. Trish has a Certificate in Business Data Processing from the University of Alberta, and spent many years as a computer programmer. She is also the author of six books explaining and describing activities to do with toddlers and preschoolers. She takes great pride in her business referring to it and her team as a sixth child. It is this love and meticulous care that make Trish the very successful Owner and revered General Manager of Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows!
Sales Manager Allan Olson joined the Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows in November of 2018. Originally a U.S. resident, Allan grew up in Washington state on a 200 acre farm with six brothers and sisters before relocating to Port Coquitlam, Canada in 2018. He is extremely passionate about his family, especially his wife Emily, son Atticus, and Dog Rocko! In addition to spending as much time as possible with his family, Allan enjoys playing soccer, exercising, and being outdoors in general. He is a graduate of Washington State University and Spokane Community College and has a degree in Business and Communications. Equipped with impeccable customer service skills, his sense of humor is second to none! When asked what his special skills are, he replied “I can wiggle my nose and ears at the same time!” His drive, dedication and hard working nature are just a few of the attributes that make Allan Olson a perfect fit for the Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows team!
Daniel Perez joined the Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows team as the Installation Manager in June 2018. He is married with three children, and enjoys soccer, reading, and generally being outdoors. Equipped with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business, and 20 plus years of experience in the Window Coverings and Drapery world, Daniel is a true asset to the Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows team!
Johanna Kuffner joined the Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows team as the Office Manager in 2017. Johanna grew up in Coquitlam until she was 15 when her family moved to Port Coquitlam where she has lived ever since. She thoroughly enjoys being active, engaging in Yoga, Zumba, Fitness Classes, etc. Johanna loves to read a good book, travel, and spend time with her niece and nephews. Although unmarried, she is currently dating a wonderful guy who plays lacrosse for the San Diego Seals. Her strong organizational skills and ability to focus on several moving parts at one time make Johanna well suited for being the Office Manager at Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows!
Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows welcomed Jocelyn Webster into the fold as the Office Administrator in September of 2018. Growing up in Coquitlam, Jocelyn is extremely familiar with the service area, knowledge which helps her immensely when speaking with prospective clients. She is extremely enthusiastic about cooking, fashion, and reading, and let’s not forget tea! You’ll find her drinking it all day long! Currently enrolled in Kwantlen’s Human Resource Management degree program, Jocelyn is a positive and effervescent addition to the Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows team!
Andria Pastiu has been a part of the Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows family since high school. Beginning when her parents bought into the franchise, Andria started out canvassing, knocking on doors, and getting to know the residents of the service area, as well as their needs. Through this experience she discovered her passion for interior design, and more importantly how vital window coverings are to completing the look of a room. She has coupled her love with interior design and her passion for business and focused it in obtaining a Business Degree from UBC. Andria has also recently moved to Mission with her husband, Dan and children, Olivia and Asher, and greatly looks forward to building their life there. She is extremely passionate about her children and creating a wonderful home for them. She spends a great deal of her time shopping at Home Sense and looking for ways to improve the look and interior design of their living space. This persistent love of interior design, as well as her determination to improve the lives of everyone she meets makes Andria Pastiu a wonderful addition and Design Consultant for the Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities and Ridge Meadows team!
Carla most recently joined the Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities & Ridge Meadows team in January of 2019 and is honored to be serving the area that she now calls home. With a BFA in painting and experience in interior design and spatial planning, Carla brings a wide variety of skills and talents to her position as a design consultant. She loves helping clients transform the entire look and feel of their space simply by adding window treatments and other home accents. When Carla isn't working, you can find her enjoying time with her daughter and fiancé. She loves hiking, rock climbing, painting, and drawing, and you can find her enjoying it all from the great outdoors!
Patricia joined the design consulting team at Budget Blinds of Tri-Cities & Ridge Meadows in January of 2019 and loves being able to call her clients new friends at the end of her time working with them. Patricia is native to the area as she grew up in Vancouver and has lived within the Maple Ridge territory for the past 25 years. She has an eye for design and an even bigger heart for the people she works with here at Budget Blinds. When you can't find her working, you'll find her enjoying her children and grandchildren, practicing yoga, painting, hiking, and even paddle boarding!