Jolene Sutherland, PresidentJolene has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. After successfully owning and operating her own Car Wash for years, she sold the business in 2010 and began a new career in safety at a locally owned Demolition Company. Jolene worked hard to learn the in’s and out’s of the trade and eventually started running a crew. In 2014 Jolene became the President of Starfish Demolition & Services and the company has been growing ever since. In 2017 Jolene became the first woman to receive the CANS/Dalhousie Executive Construction Leadership Certificate after successfully completing the course requirements. Since then, Jolene has used her knowledge to continuously empower her own employees and expand the business. In her spare time, Jolene enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, family and close friends.
Mark Bryden, Contracts Manager
Mark has been involved in the demolition industry for approximately 20 years, starting as a labourer and moving into estimating. Mark has been with Starfish since its inception and currently is responsible for estimating and contract management as well as a variety of other responsibilities.
Mark’s experience in all aspects of the business gives him a valuable understanding of the industry that allows him to provide sound reasoning and dependability to Starfish. He also strongly believes that client satisfaction and relationship building are the overriding components to a healthy and prosperous company.