Meet the BigSteelBox Structure Team
Our experienced team is ready to work with you to bring your modular building ideas to life.
Gary Sutton, General Manager
As General Manager, Gary oversees the daily operations of the BigSteelBox Structures division. Gary has been in the manufacturing industry for over 20 years including leading organizations on multi-million dollar projects for the mining, forestry, and port industries.
One of Gary's strengths and goals is keeping large-scale projects on time and on budget, which means he will work hard to ensure that your project is delivered on time and to the quality that you expect.
Christina Chiasson, Sales Rep and Account Manager
With more than 10 years of experience working in the shipping container modification industry, Christina brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to the BigSteelBox Structures team.
Christina has worked on a wide range of modular building projects, from simple modifications to large, custom engineered enclosures. Her true talents lie with the design and development of industrial modular buildings, custom enclosures and engineered solutions. Christina loves working with customers to help make their ideas come to life.
Shawn Ziola, Purchasing & Logistics Manager
Shawn brings to BigSteelBox Structures over 20 years of experience and proven ability as a senior procurement professional. He has extensive knowledge in purchasing and inventory control in the steel projects, truck & trailer manufacturing, and mining industries.
Common themes that have run throughout his professional career are his outstanding vendor relationship management abilities, team-building and leadership skills, and the ability to integrate the purchasing function into corporate goals.
Chris Frantzen, Project Estimator & Designer
Chris comes to BigSteelBox with a wealth of knowledge in the modular building industry. For the last 15 years, Chris has been instrumental in the design and development of various buildings including multifamily residential, high rise construction, large scale camp projects, and many other modular building projects.
Chris graduated from BCIT with a certificate in Architectural Drafting. With his skills, attention to detail, and leadership, any project that Chris works on is guaranteed to be flawlessly designed and executed.
Eddie Mozel, Foreman
As foreman, Eddie oversees the daily operations of our Abbotsford welding shop. Having been welding and fabricating for over 25 years, Eddie has specifically been in the business of container modifications for over 10 years.
With attention to detail and natural technical aptitude to drive projects forward, Eddie plays a key role in guaranteeing the completion and accuracy of each project. He is a Canadian Welding Bureau Certified Welding Inspector, and holds a mag particle level 2, dye pen level 2, and ultra sound level one with the CGSB.
Gwen Fichtner, Transportation Coordinator
Gwen has over a decade of experience in the Transportation Industry. She has worked to ensure regulatory compliance with the International Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, Motor Carrier Regulations, ISO 9001 and QS 9000 Quality Standards in the Class 8 truck manufacturing industry. As well, she provides educational services for engineering and technical staff and is currently specializing in Transportation and Freight Logistics.
Gwen is driven to continuously refine and develop processes which dramatically increase efficiency while decreasing costs through analytics, operations research, cross-training programs and organizational process improvements.
Michael Liu, Asia Sourcing Manager
As our Asia Sourcing Manager, Michael is the direct liaison between BigSteelBox and shipping container manufacturing companies in China. The relationships he has built with individuals, companies and factories in China, allow us to obtain a wide variety of product types and sizes, which grants us greater flexibility when designing and building custom projects for our customers.
Michael has extensive experience working in the supply chain industry for international Fortune 500 companies, including as a Sourcing Manager for Newwell Rubbermaid and a Purchasing Manager for Simens Automotive. For many of our custom projects, Michael leads the purchasing process and works directly with our Chinese manufacturer to ensure timely delivery of the highest quality product.
Residential Moving & Storage
BigSteelBox makes residential moving and storage simple.
We deliver a BigSteelBox to your home, you pack it at your own pace, then we pick it up and move it to your new home. If you need storage, keep the Box at your place or we'll store it at one of our secure locations.
Benefits of Building with Steel
For mobile structures on remote worksites, building with steel makes sense when compared to wood-frame construction.
BigSteelBoxes are built for ocean shipping and withstanding the elements, so they're much more solid, durable and stackable than trailers.