Stepan Cherbadzhi - President
We welcome Steven Cherbadzhi as the new owner and president of Bryant Renovations. He has been an integral member of our team since 1999 and is largely responsible for where the company stands today.
Steven’s keen eye for detail and talent for managing building teams was developed during his extensive experience as a designer and production manager with The Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. His projects include collective productions in Europe and North America – Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Italy, The Metropolitan Opera in New York City, USA. He has also worked with Bolshoi Productions in Glasgow, Edinburgh, La Coruña (Spain), and other international locations.
In the late 1990’s Steven founded an interior design company responsible for a number of successful residential and commercial projects, many of which were featured in Russian design magazines, including Archidom Magazine.
Steven has fostered a culture of dedication, responsibility, and craftsmanship earning Bryant Renovations the reputation as one of the best renovators in the Greater Toronto Area. Projects vary greatly in size and scope –from bathrooms, to kitchens, to underpinning, to 3-storey renovations and more. Always insisting on strict quality control and, going well-beyond the building code requirements.
Dennis Bryant - Construction Consultant
Dennis Bryant is a qualified, licensed carpenter with over 30 years experience. He grew up in Vancouver and worked alongside his carpenter father. After earning his BA degree at Simon Fraser University and spending five years working with emotionally disturbed teens, he returned to carpentry.
He moved to Toronto in 1986, and began Bryant Renovations. He offered his expertise in quality renovations in a different way to both residential and commercial clients.
Though he has stepped back from his lead role as president - Dennis still has a passion for fine carpentry—just ask him about dovetail joinery, crown moulding, period restoration, or clean-edged 21st-century styling. He continues to update his knowledge of building trends and best practices with courses through private academies and professional organizations, such as BILD. He is a treasured asset as Construction Consultant to Bryant Renovations.
Reid Dennison - Renovation Guide
Reid has been working with Bryant Renovations since 2012, doing small renovations, sales and estimating. Prior to that, he was a film editor for over twenty-five years, cutting many acclaimed documentaries and television shows. In 1996, he received a Gemini award for Best Editing in a Documentary. In the latter stages of his film career, he was working on building shows, such as Holmes in New Orleans, and Builder Boss. This led to an increasing desire to be involved with the building industry, and in 2012, he made the move. From his previous career, he brings skills in project organization, attention to detail, and a passion for learning.
Sharon Meade - Marketing & Design
Sharon handles all marketing needs for Bryant Renovations from web design to advertising to event planning since 2008. She is an excellent communicator, which is evident when you read our website, newsletters and blogs. She is a team player and a skilled project coordinator. She uses innate creativity in every aspect of her Marketing role – whether she’s designing brochures, greeting cards or gift baskets. As an accomplished photographer – she has shot many of the renovations featured on our website.
Sharon is a self-taught interior design consultant working in the GTA since 1999. She has a strong customer-focused background and brings those skills to every job. Her sole focus is for the client to have the home that they had envisioned. Sharon works along-side the client helping them to stretch, grow and take a risk. The results are collaborative spaces with beautiful design features that clients love to call home.
Trevor Keir - Designer
Trevor Keir studied architecture in Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Rome. He began his career in Toronto more than 25 years ago, with noted Canadian architect Ron Thom. Trevor has a wide range of experience in design and construction, and he interprets his clients’ ideas through drawings into beautiful, functional, well-integrated spaces. He is a certified designer.
Trevor’s professional design work in several architectural offices in Toronto includes public and private projects: Trinity Square Park in Toronto, a proposal for the National Gallery in Ottawa, a competition for Mississauga City Hall, and the master plan for Universal Studios Theme Park in Florida as well as residential and condominium projects.
Trevor’s affiliations with excellent structural and mechanical engineering consultants allow him to offer full building-permit drawing packages for residential additions and renovations tailored to individual needs. Trevor has extensive experience with the Toronto Building Department and with the Committee of Adjustment for variances. He is qualified to apply for building permits and has a current Building Code Identification Number (BCIN).
Trevor’s portfolio of built work, testimonials, and references attest to the versatility of his designs and breadth of his experience. He enjoys working with clients to achieve the renovations they want. Trevor has been affiliated with Bryant Renovations since 1996. www.trevorkeir.com
Bart Szoke - Designer
Bart earned a diploma in architectural technology from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1979 and a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) from the University of Toronto in 1986. He has 34 years of experience as a designer, general contractor and architect in private practice, is a member of the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) and the Building Industry and Land Association (BILD), and receives continuing education from the OAA and BILD. www.szoke.ca
Awarded the Toronto Society of Architects Prize 1986
Received the GTHBA Best Renovator Award 2000