Owners Joe & Alison Thompson started Vermont Foam Insulation (VFI) in 2006. After years of experience in the world of general contracting, where they were hard-pressed to find dependable insulation products, installed by knowledgeable and efficient crews, they decided to take matters into their own hands. What started as one-truck operation in Chester, Vermont has now expanded to a ten-truck operation across two- locations. While Joe is the General Manager, Alison is the Chief Financial Officer. When not on a job site, or in the office, they can be found trying to keep up with their 9-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.
Will has been with Vermont Foam Insulation since its beginning in 2006. Will's focus is growing the company, primarily through sales. Will finds great satisfaction in servicing our customers with their insulation needs.
Born and raised in Vermont, Will takes pride in having established his career and family here. However, much of his past includes traveling extensively overseas. Outside of the workplace, Will likes to spend time with his family ( wife Sarah, two daughters, Ruby & Ellery, and yellow lab, Bomber), skiing, playing soccer and socializing with friends.
Peter Buckley joined the VFI sales team in 2015. Before joining the team, Pete spent 3-years guiding wilderness trips in Alaska, Colorado and Maine before returning back to his home state of Vermont. When not working, Pete spends as much time outside as possible; he particularly enjoys hiking, skiing, and local Vermont food.
Ivanna Reed joined VFI in 2015 and serves a variety of roles including Client Services, Scheduling and Estimating. Prior to joining VFI, Ivanna worked in international development and NGO management. When not at work, Ivanna enjoys cross-country and downhill skiing, swimming, spending time with four granddaughters, cooking, and reading.
Wayne Poirier joined the VFI team in 2013 as a technician. Aside from working for his father's printing press as a young adult, Wayne has been involved in the insulation industry for 27 years! Since Wayne's early days with VFI, he has moved into the critical role of Operations Manager. Through careful planning and coordination of services, Wayne makes sure that VFI jobs are completed in a timely manner and that customers are satisfied. In his off time, Wayne enjoys fishing, woodworking, and spedning time with his grandchildren.
Charlene Torres has worked for VFI since 2014 as an office manager. Prior to joining VFI, Charlene worked at Animal Healthcare Associates as a Veterinary Technician and was a pet sitter and dog walker. When not working at VFI, she spends her time going to festivals, planning trips, reading and binge watching television series.
Sarah Reed is the newest member of VFI. Sarah joined the team in June of 2018, as the Director of Development. Prior to VFI, Sarah worked as a school administrator and comes to the team with years of experience in system development and staff development and relations. When not working at VFI, Sarah enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, and anything that brings her active family outside.
Christopher Riendau has worked as a mechanic for 16-years and has been with VFI since 2017. Prior to joining the VFI Advanced Drainage Systems. On his time off, he loves to go hunting, fishing, hiking and mud bogging. Chris also likes to work on classic cars and spend time with his family.
Brian Temple joined VFI in 2015 as a technician and has 25 years of experience in the industry. Outside of work, Brian likes to fish, hike, play horseshoes and spend time on the water.
Tyler Rowe joined VFI in 2014 as a technician. Prior to joining the VFI team, Tyler worked at Jeld-Wen Window Manufacturing. Outside of work, Tyler likes to go hunt, fish and spend time with his three kids.
Jason Poirier joined the VFI team as a technician in 2015. Jason came to VFI with experience working in the industry. When not on the job Jason likes hunting, fishing and riding his dirt bike.
Josh Poirier joined the VFI team in 2015 as technician. Prior to VFI, Josh spent five years working for FedEx Ground. Outside of work, Josh likes to camp, fish, and visit parks with his beautiful children.
Billy Morel has been with VFI since 2017 and serves as a technician and drainage foreman.
Billy came to VFI with 14-years experience manufacturing insulated residential windows. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with wife and kids.
Matt Andrasi has been with VFI since 2015 as a technician. Matt came to VFI with years of experience in the industry. When not working, Matt is a family man. He likes watching movies and playing horseshoes.
Anthony DelloRusso joined VFI as a technician in 2018, after graduating from high school and started working with VFI shortly after. When not on the job, Anthony enjoys spends his free time going shooting and camping.
William Steele joined Vermont foam in the fall of 2019 and serves as our assistant shop mechanic. Prior to joining VFI, William worked at Drew's Organics. Outside of work, William enjoys spending time with his family.
Derrik Wright joined Vermont Foam during the winter of 2019 as a spray foam technician. Prior to joining VFI, Derrik worked at Ro-ick Transportation. When not at work Derrik likes to spend time with his family, complete woodworking and landscaping projects.
Brandyn Lebarron joined Vermont foam in the fall of 2019 as a spray foam technician. Before joining VFI, Brandyn was employed at Rent-A-Center. In his free time, Brandyn plays professional horseshoes and is an avid bowler.