Dave Smythe


Dave is a licensed plumber, gas & well technician, and certified home inspector. He and his wife Wendy moved to Canada from the U.K. over 20 years ago and started the company (then DS Plumbing) in 2004. Dave has a passion for helping animals in need, and is the chair of the board for Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue.

Dave has a dream to be the first plumber in space… and has even met with Virgin Galactic in hopes to make his dreams become a reality when they start space tours!

Wendy Smythe


Wendy is originally from the Windsor, Enlgand. Before moving to Canada she worked as a nurse and met Dave when he was one of her patients following an accident. In her spare time, you’ll often find both her and Dave out in the community supporting local charities and causes. Wendy is also the co-author of There’s Nothing Sexy About Plumbing (…or is there!).

Trevor Sisson

Licensed Plumber
Gas Technician
Water Treatment Specialist

Trevor came to us after graduating from Plumbing Techniques program at Fleming College. He is also a graduate of Algonquin’s Gas Technician program.  What Trevor loves most about plumbing is the ability to problem solve, and enjoys taking on a challenge. He also enjoys getting to meet new people everyday. In his spare time he is a board game enthusiast and enjoys a competitive game with his wife and family. He and his wife Cassandra keep busy with 2 little boys, 2 cats and a pug.

Crispin Harris

Crispin Harris

Plumbing Technician

Crispin has been plumbing for well over a decade, and joined our team in 2020. He loves being a plumber, and really enjoys helping homeowners understand how their plumbing system works. He lives with his wife, 2 step sons, and their Boston Terrier, Brutus. When he is not plumbing or busy with the family, you’ll likely find him cooking, woodworking, and working on home projects.

Jacob Schryer

Plumbing Technician

Jacob joined the Out of This World Team in 2020. He loves animals, and has pet fish and lizards. In his spare time he likes cycling, going to the gym, and listening to indie music. In addition to plumbing, he is currently working toward earning his Red Seal gas license as well. His favourite part of the job is seeing a smile on a homeowner’s face when he is able to solve their problem.

Brandon Chabassol

Plumbing Technician

Brandon moved from Trenton, Ontatio to join Out of This World Plumbing in 2018. He is a big sports fan and loves to play golf. What he enjoys most about his job is the ability to learn something new each day, and working with a great team.

Luke Arnott

Plumbing Technician

Luke is originally from Oshawa and has been working in the plumbing industry since 2018. He wanted to become a plumber after growing up around the trades. In his free time, he enjoys snowboarding, golfing, playing hockey, and hanging out with his 2 dogs, Maggie & Champ. His favourite thing about being part of the Out of This World team is getting to work in a fun environment with a friendly and positive team.

Tara Sisson

Growth & Marketing Coordinator

Tara has worked for Out of This World since 2015, and has a background in marketing & business management. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, volunteering, and interior decorating – but her greatest passion is travelling!  One of her favourite things about working for Out of This World is being part of a company that invests in continuous improvement and growth, resulting in an amazing company culture. 

Niamh Phillips

Booking & Scheduling Coordinator

Niamh joined Out of This World team in 2019! She hails from Ireland and she is one of our amazing booking coordinators and an expert scheduler. Niamh loves to spend as much time with her dog as possible, she is an avid reader and loves to try out new recipes!

Jamie Smythe

Health & Safety Rep., Admin Support and WOW Director

Jamie is the HSR, graphic designer and office admin expert for Out Of This World. He is an avid reader of personal development books and loves all things spiritual. Jamie is a published author and is working on his second book. In his spare time, he enjoys writing, painting and playing bass guitar. He is also a huge animal lover and goes out of his way to help animals in need. Jamie’s favourite part about working for Out Of This World is the familial feel of the team and creating graphics to showcase the business.

Scott Smythe

Warehouse Coordinator

Scott has been with Out Of This World for a couple of years. He operates the warehouse at the back of the office and deals with ordering and recalling work parts for the techs. He listens to personal growth audiobooks while driving the needed parts to the techs on-location. He enjoys spending time with his partner and planning and constructing homemade contraptions. He is a published author on men’s style. Scott’s favourite thing about working for Out Of This World is the freedom to design and build useful tools for the warehouse and organizing everything to be efficient and clean.

Nancy Smith

Office Manager

Nancy has been managing the office since 2012. When she is not keeping the office organized, she is busy working on her farm. Arkhaven Farm takes in animals with health issues, who would otherwise have been put down. Her farm-family includes 2 horses, 3 donkeys, 3 dogs, and 10 cats. Nancy enjoys working with an amazing team.

Jake & Garfield

Office Supervisors

We’re always on our toes at Out Of This World with our Office Supervisors nearby! Jake (left) and Garfield (right) are our lovely office cats that provide the office with a cozy and at-home feel. Both are rescues that have been adopted into our work family! Jake
showed up at the owner’s home one evening, and Garfield was adopted from Country Cat Rescue. Always looking for cuddles and treats, these two really make Out Of This World what it is.