Our Team

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Kevin Korte


Kevin is an original co-founder, and sole owner of Butler Plumbing established in 2005. He likes to be out showing the plumbers new ways of doing things and is always there to lend a helping hand. When he is not hard at work, he likes to curl and play hockey. He also loves spending time with his wife and two kids.

Chelsey Gayleard

Executive Assistant

Chelsey has been with Butler since the fall of 2012. Her goal is to give great customer service to everyone who calls in and comes into Butler Plumbing. She coordinates jobs, picks orders and assists with any jobs needing to be done in the office. When she is not working in the office, Chelsey likes to go relax in the mountains whenever she gets a chance and spend time with friends and family.

Vey Emberly

Bookkeeper & Office Administrator

Vey has been Office Administrator and Bookkeeper at Butler Plumbing since 2013, running a functional and efficient office. She handles AR, AP, invoicing, submitting quotes, coordinating events and ensures that payroll is always on time. When not at work, Vey is a family woman and likes to spend time with her husband, kids, grandchildren, her golden retriever and cat.

Travis Schendzielorz


Travis started with Butler Plumbing in the fall of 2021. He has proven to be a great asset to our team. Travis answers phones and coordinates jobs, but not to be confused with the other Travis. He has a background of working in the trades anywhere from carpentry to stucco siding. He is quick witted and doesn’t like to see anyone be left behind. In his spare time he likes to paint and bake lots of good treats.

Travis Grams

Plumber & Safety Coordinator

Travis is a valued member of the Butler Team and has been with us since 2012. Customers say he is very polite, efficient and will take the time to explain the work he has done. Travis loves to camp and spend time with his family. Travis is the proud papa of two kids.

Bryce Mertler


Bryce has been plumbing since 2006. He originally started with Butler Plumbing in 2013 and then took a year off in 2017 and came back in 2018. He is a results-driven employee of Butler Plumbing and he will work till he gets it right. Bryce is resourceful when on site to resolve customer issues, and he can work on anything from boilers, steam showers right down to a clogged drain. When he is not busy working for Butler Plumbing, he spends time with his four kids. When he gets free time he works on his band AtaxicCrux.

Chad Brook


Chad has 26 years experience in the plumbing trade and has been a great asset to the Butler team since the end of 2019. He can work on anything from a clogged drain to repairing and servicing a boiler system. When Chad is not working he enjoys outdoor activities with his two sons, or being at the local Dart competition.

Loel Holmes-Ficko

Apprentice & Plumber

Loel is just getting into the trades and is eager to jump right in to give anyone a hand. A YouTuber struck his interest to get into the trade of plumbing.He has been absorbing all the information on plumbing since September 2021. When he isn’t working he likes to hang out with his friends, play video games and participate in church activities.

Travis Lowie


Travis joined our team in March 2023. Coming from a long line of plumbers, he has been carrying on the tradition for 10 years and has been a journeyman for the last 5 years. What Travis most enjoys about plumbing is solving the issues plumbing can cause customers. Not only is he a new member of Butler Plumbing, but he is newly wed as well and is expecting his first legacy in April. He enjoys working on cars, off roading as well as wood working when he is not spending time with friends and family. Advice he gives customers is to keep up on your services and change your filters more often.

Christopher Shepherd


Chris has been plumbing for 13 years. He appreciates that each day is not the same as the last and there is always a new set of plumbing and heating problems that are needing to be tackled. To unwind he likes to be out with his family either dirt biking or just sitting around the fire. Every now and then he will get in a game or two of bowling and darts.

Arkadii Rybakov


All the way from Ukraine, Arkardii (Ark) has been plumbing for 23 years between Ukraine and Canada. Arkardii loves all aspects of plumbing. Loves putting it together and problem solving the issues for customers. He is interested in history and always up for learning something new. He loves to travel and see new things. His vision for this summer is to buy a bike and explore the beautiful countryside of Western Canada.