Dave S.

Owner

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 S.

Owner

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!).

Tara S.

General Manager
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.

Nancy S.

Office Manager
Nancy has been managing the OOTW 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 horses, donkeys, dogs and cats, and she has found a recent passion for nursing abandoned kittens from a local barn. Nancy enjoys working with the great team at Out of This World!

Trevor S.

Licensed Plumber, Gas Technician, Water Treatment Specialist & Radon Expert

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 H.

Service Manager

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. Crispin is a fully licensed technician & specialises in larger projects and renovations. 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.

Brandon C.

Plumbing Technician

Brandon moved from Trenton, Ontario 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.

James C.

Licensed Plumber & Gas Technician
James joined the Out of This World Team in 2022! He has over a decade of experience in Plumbing Service as well as heating and boiler systems. Most of James’s experience has been gained in Alberta where he has joined us from. He loves anything sports and outdoors. James’ favourite part of being a plumber is seeing the look on client’s faces when they are really satisfied with the work he has completed!
Craig M

Craig M.

Licensed Plumber

Craig joined the Out of This Team in 2013 shortly after he and his wife moved from the UK. In his spare time you’ll find him watching Formula 1 racing, working on his house, and spending time with his wife and young son. Craig is a great teacher and is happy to spend time with homeowners educating them on their plumbing system – so feel free to ask him any questions related to your home!

Garry K

Garry K.

Licensed Plumber

Garry is originally from London, England. He joined Out of This World Plumbing in 2014, shortly after making the leap across the pond. When he is not busy with his two young daughters, he enjoys listening to podcasts and playing soccer. His next goal is to learn French. What he most enjoys about his job is making homeowners feel like tradespeople care about them, and the rapport he shares with his colleagues.

Kevin M.

Plumbing Technician

Kevin joined the team in 2021, and has been plumbing since 2014. In addition to his service plumbing expertise, he also specialises in rural wells and water treatment. He takes a lot of pride in his work, and especially enjoys taking the time to educate clients on how their home plumbing system works. He lives on the outskirts of Ottawa with his girlfriend and their adorable dachshund, Moose!

Josh

Plumbing Apprentice
Josh started his plumbing apprenticeship journey when he joined OOTW in 2021. Before joining us, he gained experience by working in the plumbing department in a store and found an interest in the service section of the plumbing world. He enjoys problem solving and troubleshooting plumbing issues and wants to move forward with attaining his plumbing license, as well as a gas license in the future. In his spare time, Josh enjoys woodworking, travelling and hiking! He likes working at Out of This World because of the fun work environment and happy team!

April

Plumbing Apprentice
April joined Out of This World in 2021 after completing the Water and Wastewater Technician Program at Algonquin College. She has an Operators in Training Certificate & License in Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater collection. April practiced with some small plumbing projects while in her program and was new to plumbing until she joined OOTW to become a plumbing apprentice! In her spare time, April enjoys playing with her two dogs Luna & Chogie, playing video games, fishing, hanging out with friends and family and watching old shows. She loves working at Out of This World because of the supportive team atmosphere and the company’s dedication to helping animals (and their office cats are also a big plus!).

Niamh P.

People & Culture Coordinator
Niamh (pronounced "Neev") joined the team in 2019 after moving to Canada from her hometown, Limerick in Ireland. She went to school for Business & Event Management and is our People & Culture Coordinator—though you may also hear her on the phone from time to time as the friendly voice with just a hint of an Irish accent! She loves travelling, exploring the outdoors, watching nature documentaries (David Attenborough is the best!) and enjoys experimenting with plant-based recipes in the kitchen. She lives with her partner and their adorable black labrador, Wally. What Niamh enjoys most about working for Out of This World is being a part of a caring, supportive and hardworking team.

Jamie S.

Administrative Assistant, Graphic Design & HSR
Jamie joined Out of This World in 2020 and is the go-to person for most things office- task related! He enjoys the fun and family-esque environment at OOTW and loves to organize, create and share his work within the office. Jamie is also a published author with a second book currently in the works. He loves animals, music, art, spirituality, and spending time with his partner! Jamie also volunteers regularly for Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue by creating graphic designs for their adoptable cats.

Scott S.

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.

Taylor W

Taylor W.

Customer Service Representative

Taylor joined Out of This World in 2021 after graduating from Carleton University with a degree in Criminal Psychology and Forensics. Originally from Trenton Ontario, Taylor moved to Ottawa for schooling in 2017 and has been here ever since. In her free time she enjoys singing, dancing, and being the host of her own true crime podcast! She lives with her boyfriend and their two fur babies, an American Bully Grimm, and rescue cat Shiro.

Office Cats

Office Supervisors

We’re always on our toes at Out Of This World with our Kitty Office Staff nearby! Jake, Garfield and Spook are our lovely office cats that provide OOTW’s office with a cozy “home” feel. They are all rescues that have been adopted into our work family—Jake was a rescued stray, and Garfield and Spook were adopted from Country Cat Rescue. Always looking for cuddles and treats, these three really make Out Of This World what it is!