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The Vesta Team
The Vesta Team

Our team is a talented group of professionals who are passionate about creating superior new home value and desirable, well planned neighbourhoods for our homeowners.

The Vesta Team

Our team is a talented group of professionals who are passionate about creating superior new home value and desirable, well-planned neighbourhoods for our homeowners. Our success depends on the innovation, professionalism, enthusiasm and commitment of each Vesta team member. From project managers, designers and construction crews to sales representatives and customer service specialists, we understand what it takes to construct top quality homes, provide exceptional customer service and deliver the best lifestyle and investment value possible to homebuyers. It’s how we’ve successfully built more than 4,000 homes in over 40 award-winning neighbourhoods in BC and Alberta.

Vesta Management Team
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Kent Sillars, CA
President

Kent has been heavily involved in the development and construction of real estate in BC and Alberta since 1989. His primary role as President of Vesta is to provide leadership and strategic direction to the executive team. In addition to being an active member of the Greater Vancouver Home Builder’s Association for the last 15 years, including serving on the Board of Directors for 3 years, Kent is a member of the North American Builders Association, Calgary Home Builders Association and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and a Chartered Accountancy degree. Kent also enjoys dirt biking, running and spending time with his wife and three children.

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Dennis Wiemken
Senior Vice President

Dennis has been actively involved with the Vesta Group of companies since its formation. He oversees a wide variety of core operations including land acquisition, planning, development, design, sales and marketing. A member of the Real Estate Board since 1983, Dennis brings over 35 years of experience in the real estate industry in both BC and Alberta. Prior to Vesta, he was actively involved in the land acquisition, sales, marketing and development of commercial, industrial and residential properties (both multi-family & single family) for other major developers. His true passion lies in architectural design and land planning of master planned communities. In his pastime, he enjoys boating, motorcycling and spending time with his wife and two grown children.

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Clayton Duguid
Vice President of Construction

Clayton, who has worked with Vesta for the past 19 years, overseeing the construction of all multi-family and single family homes in Alberta. With over 25 years of construction experience, he now leads the Alberta team including hiring and training the customer care team. Clayton holds certificates for building code and management from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

When he’s not working, Clayton enjoys camping with his wife and three children and watching his sons’ junior hockey games.

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Steve Mills
Construction Manager

Steve, who has worked with Vesta since 2008, is responsible for overseeing the construction of all projects in BC. Steve has a diploma in Architectural Technologies from SAIT in Calgary and has been in the construction industry for over 18 years.

When he’s not working, Steve enjoys golf, baseball, and spending time with his wife and two children.

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Ray Persaud
Development Manager

As the Development Manager, Ray administers the planning and site servicing approval stages of Vesta developments in BC and Alberta. He is a certified Applied Science Technologist (AScT) and LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) with a diploma in building and civil engineering technology from the College of New Caledonia. He brings over 20 years of experience in a variety of Civil Engineering projects throughout BC and Western US. In his spare time, Ray enjoys playing golf, biking and spending time with his wife and kids at their competitive baseball, basketball and dance events.

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Christine Turner
Marketing Manager

Christine has an extensive 15 year background in marketing, design and corporate branding. Her drive and passion for real estate marketing can be noted in her work. As the Marketing Manager, she is responsible for media planning, strategizing and the execution of various marketing initiatives for all of the Vesta Properties’ communities. She also oversees and directs the corporate marketing initiatives for Vesta. In her spare time, Christine can often be found cycling around town or enjoying quality time with her grandchildren.

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Sara Turner
Customer Service Manager

Sara brings over 18 years of real estate experience to Vesta’s Customer Service department. Throughout her career, she has worked for some of British Columbia’s leading developers, and in addition to her extensive customer service experience, she was a licensed realtor for over five years. Sara graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Arts.

In her free time, she enjoys running at the beach and spending time with her family.

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Mary Gamble
Director of Finance & Accounting 

Mary joined the Vesta team in 2008 and is currently managing the Finance and Accounting department for the Vesta group of companies.  She has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and a Chartered Accountancy designation.  Mary enjoys the constant challenge of new projects and working together with the team to learn and grow together.

Mary is married with two children, both attending university.  She loves being active and enjoys skiing, golfing, boating and travel.