Tell us about yourself & your company?
Wojtek: I am the owner of a growing building envelope construction company Atria. Still learning and getting better every day as a builder and leader. I love people and always appreciate quality and hard work.
How did you get into the residential construction industry?
Wojtek: Construction first was my hobby, now thanks to some fine people, my family and friends it is my business.
What keeps you in the industry?
Wojtek: One of the rewards of doing good job is more work. Our projects are getting bigger, scope of work longer. I love challenges.
While navigating covid-19, what new opportunities have you discovered?
Wojtek: 2021 is our best revenue year ever. Thanks to our crew, subcontractors, general contractors, home owners, building and property managers. But also thanks to all of the ordinary people doing their ordinary work without complaining but rather with pride.
It’s 11AM Saturday morning, what are you up to?
Wojtek: At soccer game with our 9 year old Leonard.
What are your hobbies?
Wojtek: Soccer, music, history.
Wojtek: Today: Havan membership approval.
What have you done in your community in the last year?
Wojtek: I was able to keep my crew busy full time. I wrote Story of Resilience mentioning all businesses and individuals helping us doing our job in Merritt October 2020 – April 2021.
Favourite HAVAN moment and why?
Wojtek: Today I am officially Havan member.
Best work perk at your job?
Wojtek: Meet, Learn and Lunch.
Last HAVAN member you spoke to?
Wojtek: Steve from Dicks Lumber.
What inspires you?
Wojtek: Great leaders and managers.
What are you excited for / looking forward to right now?
Wojtek: Deka Lake recreational property.
Share an interesting fact about your life?
Wojtek: 15 years in hospitality industry. I was in charge as a Banquet Manager of Millennium New Years Eve Gala Dinner Dance in Westin Ottawa.
Last piece of advice you have received?
Wojtek: Join Havan community.
Wojtek: Ice Frappuccino.
Song on repeat right now?
Wojtek: Cold Heart
Where were you born?
Wojtek: Wroclaw, Poland
Wojtek: Rocky, Australian Sheppard
Favourite holiday / destination?
Does pineapple belong on pizza?
Wojtek: Maybe not in Italy, I like it.
Last movie watched?
Wojtek: 13 Days
Fun fact about you?
Wojtek: Still playing soccer.
What do you collect?
Wojtek: Books, Posters
Netflix guilty pleasure?
Wojtek: I love last two episodes on Unabomber
Anything else you’d like to add?
Wojtek: Thanks for having me.