Meet the team

Gene Bianco, Founder & Co Owner

Experience: Founded in 1989

Hometown: Elizabeth, NJ

On my time off I enjoy working on projects around my house. I also enjoy Bike riding and traveling.

What I enjoy about Chimney Savers:

Working with my son on a daily basis and teaching our great team!

Paul Bianco, General Manager & Co-Owner

Experience: 12 years

Hometown: Randolph, VT

I enjoy spending my time off with my family and friends. I love playing basketball, golfing and other sports.

What I enjoy about Chimney Savers:

I love seeing all the guys and gals in the office and around the job talking chimney, learning and enjoying their work!

Gene Bianco, Founder & Co Owner

Experience: Founded in 1989

Hometown: Elizabeth, NJ

On my time off I enjoy working on projects around my house. I also enjoy Bike riding and traveling.

What I enjoy about Chimney Savers:

Working with my son on a daily basis and teaching our great team!

Paul Bianco, General Manager & Co-Owner

Experience: 12 years

Hometown: Randolph, VT

I enjoy spending my time off with my family and friends. I love playing basketball, golfing and other sports.

What I enjoy about Chimney Savers:

I love seeing all the guys and gals in the office and around the job talking chimney, learning and enjoying their work!

The Rest of the Team

John Kelly
Warehouse Manager

Experience: 1 year

Hometown: Blackwood, NJ

Hobbies:

On my days off I enjoy spending time with my wife, being outside, doing projects on my property, and taking my dogs for long walks.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I mainly enjoy the diversity of my position, learning new things and being part of the continuing success of Chimney Savers

John Kelly
Warehouse Manager

Experience: 1 year

Hometown: Blackwood, NJ

Hobbies:

On my days off I enjoy spending time with my wife, being outside, doing projects on my property, and taking my dogs for long walks.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I mainly enjoy the diversity of my position, learning new things and being part of the continuing success of Chimney Savers

Pam Davis
Office Manager

Experience: 2.5 years

Hometown: Ashland, MA

Gardening; renovating our 1865 house; being a Grandma to my sweet granddaughter Callie; keeping pace with our black lab puppy, Jack, and hanging laundry (don’t laugh, it’s very meditative).

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Working for a company that treats their customers and employees with respect, consideration and honesty.

Pam Davis
Office Manager

Experience: 2.5 years

Hometown: Ashland, MA

Gardening; renovating our 1865 house; being a Grandma to my sweet granddaughter Callie; keeping pace with our black lab puppy, Jack, and hanging laundry (don’t laugh, it’s very meditative).

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Working for a company that treats their customers and employees with respect, consideration and honesty.

Joanie Rouillard
Office Assistant

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Saratoga Springs, NY

When not at work, I greatly enjoy spending time with my family, friends and my sweet Sheltie-mix, Sadie.  I also very much like spending time outside whenever possible.  Favorite activities include swimming, tennis, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and long walks.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I most enjoy the wonderful people I have the pleasure of working for and with, as well as interacting with Chimney Savers’ many valued customers.  I am honored to have the privilege of working for such an outstanding organization and am fascinated by the intricacies of chimneys.

 

Joanie Rouillard
Office Assistant

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Saratoga Springs, NY

When not at work, I greatly enjoy spending time with my family, friends and my sweet Sheltie-mix, Sadie.  I also very much like spending time outside whenever possible.  Favorite activities include swimming, tennis, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and long walks.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I most enjoy the wonderful people I have the pleasure of working for and with, as well as interacting with Chimney Savers’ many valued customers.  I am honored to have the privilege of working for such an outstanding organization and am fascinated by the intricacies of chimneys.

 

Matt Brown
Crew Leader

Experience: 4 years

Hometown: Rochester, VT

I enjoy spending time with my daughter; fishing; family get-togethers; and being out on the water.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

As much as I like laying bricks, I most enjoy the people.  Chimney Savers has felt like a family to me since I started.

Matt Brown
Crew Leader

Experience: 4 years

Hometown: Rochester, VT

I enjoy spending time with my daughter; fishing; family get-togethers; and being out on the water.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

As much as I like laying bricks, I most enjoy the people.  Chimney Savers has felt like a family to me since I started.

Tyler Cottrell
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 3 years

Hometown: Exeter, NH

Spending time with friends and family; playing sports.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Helping people heat their homes safely.

Tyler Cottrell
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 3 years

Hometown: Exeter, NH

Spending time with friends and family; playing sports.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Helping people heat their homes safely.

Sergio Duarte Martins
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Sarcelles, France

I enjoy spending time with my wife, cooking, and occasionally seeing a movie.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy working with my colleagues whom I like and respect.  I like the physical aspect of the work, and I also appreciate the opportunity to accomplish different tasks.

 

Sergio Duarte Martins
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Sarcelles, France

I enjoy spending time with my wife, cooking, and occasionally seeing a movie.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy working with my colleagues whom I like and respect.  I like the physical aspect of the work, and I also appreciate the opportunity to accomplish different tasks.

 

Dan Boone
Chimney Sweep

Experience: 5 years

Hometown: Randolph, VT

Spending time with my family.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Working with customers to make their heating systems safer.

Dan Boone
Chimney Sweep

Experience: 5 years

Hometown: Randolph, VT

Spending time with my family.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Working with customers to make their heating systems safer.

Joseph Giannino
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 1 year

Hometown: Randolph, VT

Relaxing at home.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Traveling around the state and seeing parts of Vermont I’ve never seen before.

Joseph Giannino
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 1 year

Hometown: Randolph, VT

Relaxing at home.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Traveling around the state and seeing parts of Vermont I’ve never seen before.

That Slocum
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 1 year

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC

When I’m not working, I like to fish, hunt, work on cars and spend time with friends and family.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Chimney Savers is a great company to work for.  If I had to choose one area of my job that I enjoy the most, it would be stone masonry.  I feel like I have a knack for it.

 

That Slocum
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 1 year

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC

When I’m not working, I like to fish, hunt, work on cars and spend time with friends and family.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Chimney Savers is a great company to work for.  If I had to choose one area of my job that I enjoy the most, it would be stone masonry.  I feel like I have a knack for it.

 

Oliver Puig
Chimney Sweep

Experience: 2 years

Hometown: Lake Hopatcong, NJ

I have a 27-acre wood lot and a homestead.  I do all my heating and cooking with wood.  I have three children in college and 50 head of hogs.  I enjoy climbing trees and contemplating the meaning of life.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

The best thing for me is when I’m up high on top of a roof or chimney, and I realize I’m terrified. There is a peaceful humility in the awareness of our human frailty. It is in this humility that I am motivated to always do my best and to give a little more than is expected of me.

Oliver Puig
Chimney Sweep

Experience: 2 years

Hometown: Lake Hopatcong, NJ

I have a 27-acre wood lot and a homestead.  I do all my heating and cooking with wood.  I have three children in college and 50 head of hogs.  I enjoy climbing trees and contemplating the meaning of life.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

The best thing for me is when I’m up high on top of a roof or chimney, and I realize I’m terrified. There is a peaceful humility in the awareness of our human frailty. It is in this humility that I am motivated to always do my best and to give a little more than is expected of me.

Jeff Staff
Crew Leader

Experience: 10 years

Hometown: Marston Mills, MA

Spending time with my kids.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy working outside. Vermont is a beautiful place to live and work.

Jeff Staff
Crew Leader

Experience: 10 years

Hometown: Marston Mills, MA

Spending time with my kids.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy working outside. Vermont is a beautiful place to live and work.

Fran Kelly
Crew Leader

Experience: 9 years

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Going to the beach, spending time with family, and working on projects around the house.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy talking with my co-workers during the morning meetings and all of the experience that comes along with working for Chimney Savers.

 

Fran Kelly
Crew Leader

Experience: 9 years

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Going to the beach, spending time with family, and working on projects around the house.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy talking with my co-workers during the morning meetings and all of the experience that comes along with working for Chimney Savers.

 

Gage Buchanan
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 2 years

Hometown: Sunapee, NH

When I get time off from work, I enjoy traveling.  I also enjoy playing golf and spending summer weekends at my family’s house on Woodbury Lake.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

My favorite aspect of working at Chimney Savers is the consistency of our work in terms of reliable hours and quality of our work.  It is also great to do a job as helpful and important as repairing homeowners’ chimneys!

Gage Buchanan
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 2 years

Hometown: Sunapee, NH

When I get time off from work, I enjoy traveling.  I also enjoy playing golf and spending summer weekends at my family’s house on Woodbury Lake.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

My favorite aspect of working at Chimney Savers is the consistency of our work in terms of reliable hours and quality of our work.  It is also great to do a job as helpful and important as repairing homeowners’ chimneys!

Paul Mahaffy
Crew Leader

Experience: 4 years

Hometown: East Randolph, VT

Riding my motorcycle, traveling, fishing and working at my other job on a local farm.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Laying brick and seeing the views of Vermont and New Hampshire.

Paul Mahaffy
Crew Leader

Experience: 4 years

Hometown: East Randolph, VT

Riding my motorcycle, traveling, fishing and working at my other job on a local farm.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Laying brick and seeing the views of Vermont and New Hampshire.

Daniel Auszura
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 2 years

Hometown: Braintree, VT

I enjoy being outside and fishing every chance I get.  I also spend a lot of time with my friends and family.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Being a part of making an old chimney look like new again.  Also, being able to travel the state and meet new people.

 

Daniel Auszura
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 2 years

Hometown: Braintree, VT

I enjoy being outside and fishing every chance I get.  I also spend a lot of time with my friends and family.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

Being a part of making an old chimney look like new again.  Also, being able to travel the state and meet new people.

 

Nate Locke
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 2 years

Hometown: Tunbridge, VT

I enjoy nature, hunting, fishing, camping, four wheeling, sleds and relaxing.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy installing stainless steel chimney liners.

Nate Locke
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 2 years

Hometown: Tunbridge, VT

I enjoy nature, hunting, fishing, camping, four wheeling, sleds and relaxing.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy installing stainless steel chimney liners.

Michael Rogers
Crew Leader

Experience: 5 years

Hometown: Rochester, VT

My favorite activities outside of work are fishing and hunting.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I most enjoy knowing we made the chimney safer; teaching new employees how to properly install a chimney liner; and the before and after product of a masonry job.

Michael Rogers
Crew Leader

Experience: 5 years

Hometown: Rochester, VT

My favorite activities outside of work are fishing and hunting.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I most enjoy knowing we made the chimney safer; teaching new employees how to properly install a chimney liner; and the before and after product of a masonry job.

Camden Murphy
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Tunbridge, VT

I enjoy fishing and spending time with my friends and family.  I also like to go to the races.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

What I like most about working at Chimney Savers is hanging out with my fellow co-workers.  I also enjoy the fact that the management is very understanding and helpful, which makes working at the company more comfortable.

 

Camden Murphy
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Tunbridge, VT

I enjoy fishing and spending time with my friends and family.  I also like to go to the races.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

What I like most about working at Chimney Savers is hanging out with my fellow co-workers.  I also enjoy the fact that the management is very understanding and helpful, which makes working at the company more comfortable.

 

Markus Farnham
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Brookfield, VT

I most enjoy spending time with my son and fiancé.  I love to cook, especially BBQing and smoking.  I have a smoker I use every weekend.  I also like racing and anything to do with cars.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy working with the great crew of guys we have.  Everyone works together and helps each other out.  I also enjoy repointing and striking.

Markus Farnham
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Brookfield, VT

I most enjoy spending time with my son and fiancé.  I love to cook, especially BBQing and smoking.  I have a smoker I use every weekend.  I also like racing and anything to do with cars.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy working with the great crew of guys we have.  Everyone works together and helps each other out.  I also enjoy repointing and striking.

Mark Bedor
Chimney Sweep

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Newark, VT

I like working on projects around my home.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy meeting new people and seeing all parts of the state.

Mark Bedor
Chimney Sweep

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Newark, VT

I like working on projects around my home.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy meeting new people and seeing all parts of the state.

Ethan Pike
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Tunbridge, VT

I enjoy fishing and spending time with my friends and family.  I also like to go to the races.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

What I like most about working at Chimney Savers is hanging out with my fellow co-workers.  I also enjoy the fact that the management is very understanding and helpful, which makes working at the company more comfortable.

 

Ethan Pike
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: Less than 1 year

Hometown: Tunbridge, VT

I enjoy fishing and spending time with my friends and family.  I also like to go to the races.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

What I like most about working at Chimney Savers is hanging out with my fellow co-workers.  I also enjoy the fact that the management is very understanding and helpful, which makes working at the company more comfortable.

 

Bob Bonnell
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 3 years

Hometown: Haverhill, MA

Spending time with family, going on vacation, and relaxing.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy all aspects of my job, from the morning meetings to repairing chimneys.

Bob Bonnell
Chimney Service Technician

Experience: 3 years

Hometown: Haverhill, MA

Spending time with family, going on vacation, and relaxing.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy all aspects of my job, from the morning meetings to repairing chimneys.

Alan Albandia
Operations Manager

Experience: 2.5 years

Hometown: Queens, NY

I enjoy playing basketball and golfing with my friends during the summer; spending time with my fiancé Kelsey and my dog Tyson; going for hikes, fishing, kayaking and camping.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy being able to work with and for one of my best friends.  I also enjoy interacting with customers on a daily basis as well as managing our crews to make sure everything is running smoothly.

Alan Albandia
Operations Manager

Experience: 2.5 years

Hometown: Queens, NY

I enjoy playing basketball and golfing with my friends during the summer; spending time with my fiancé Kelsey and my dog Tyson; going for hikes, fishing, kayaking and camping.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

I enjoy being able to work with and for one of my best friends.  I also enjoy interacting with customers on a daily basis as well as managing our crews to make sure everything is running smoothly.

Russel Cook
Chimney Sweep

Experience: 1 year

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Sports:  coaching, playing, watching.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

The people:  crews, customers, office staff.

 

Russel Cook
Chimney Sweep

Experience: 1 year

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Sports:  coaching, playing, watching.

What I love about Chimney Savers:

The people:  crews, customers, office staff.

 

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