Diane McMasters (President/Owner)
Diane is the backbone of the business, she started with no formal education but her grade 12 from Amherst Regional High school. Originally Diane Allen, a mother of three children, Matthew McMasters (1983), Vanessa Hunter (1986) and Nicholas (1997). Diane had met Greg McMasters in 1981 and the rest is history. Diane originally started out at McDonalds in Amherst through high school. Her experience at McDonalds showed that she really liked business. With two children at the age of 18, life wasn’t always easy, but as a family her and Greg trudged ahead with great hope. In the early days Diane was home with the children a lot and picked up part time work for income for the family. As the children got older Diane and Greg both ended up working full time at Blue Mist Pewter. Here Diane worked her way up to Shipping Manager, where her interest for business grew. The day came when Blue Mist closed its doors and Diane was without a job. With Nick at home and Vanessa getting ready to graduate and go to university, what was she to do? Well she had a great idea, open a store selling stoves to go along with the company A-2 chimney sweeps and the rest is history.
Keith is the son in-law to Greg and Diane. He had met their daughter Vanessa in high school and they have been together ever since. After their son Matthew went away to the Navy, Keith took up the role with Greg. Keith loved to get dirty and had an interest in the technical end of things. After spending one week in college Keith decided it wasn’t for him and got a refund on his education and went full time with Vintage. As a young mind in the business and Keith’s interest in the technical side he quickly became a great asset to the company. Keith is now a Master WETT technician and has more knowledge than you would expect being in the business since 2001. There isn’t much out there that can stump Keith on the Pellet and Wood side of things.
Meet Brittany. Brittany started with us in July 2015. She is off on Maternity leave at present and will be returning in June 2022. We will be glad to have her back. Brittany completed her Business Admin Program At NSCC and does most of the clerical duties/ product ordering and assisting Diane in the business. Brittany is a great addition to the Vintage Team. Originally from Labrador, she moved to Truro a few years ago, and has a home in Bible Hill. In her spare time, Brittany likes to read and spend time with her family and friends. Brittany has 2 girls, Jennifer and Autumn that keep her very busy.
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Meet Mackenzie. She joined the Vintage team in August 2021. She is the gal on the phones, dispatching, keeping our crews on schedule. With her bubbly personality, Mackenzie comes to us with retail and CSR experience. She fits right in with the family business. Originally from Dartmouth, she has newly moved to Hilden. When you call the office, chances are she will be the gal you talk to, bear with her as she is still learning. She is very attentive to our BBQ room and she enjoys the set up and general management of it. In her spare time, Mackenzie enjoys, horseback riding, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Meet Jamie. Jamie joined the Vintage Team in October of 2021. Jamie is from Gander NFLD and now resides in Upper Stewiacke. Jamie assists mainly with installations and helps wherever needed. With his carpentry experience and knowledge, he is a great fit for our team. If not on the road installing or servicing, he is inside the shop remodeling/updating our showroom. In his spare time Jamie enjoys carpentry, his dogs, Axel and Sasha and spending time with family and friends.