John (Mtn Man) Espley joined BCHAZMAT Management in May of 2017 as our first Director of Marketing.
He has over 40 years of experience in business, sales and marketing. He brings years of customer service, marketing and sales experience to BCHAZMAT as the company looks to the next stage of growth. He will be the contact for media and community relations inquiries going forward.
Although the marketing director , John is taking each and every course we offer both for product knowledge and experience when a project or emergency response requires “all hands on deck.”
John has a love of the outdoors hence his nickname, “Mtn Man”
John’s background includes:
29 years with Accent Inns / Hotel Zed (Director of Marketing)
Chair of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce in 2012 (7 years as a board member)
- represented the Chamber for 2 years on the Coalition to end homelessness and the Rapid Transit committee
Corporate representative for BC HAZMAT at the BC Chamber of Commerce
Past President Sales and Marketing Executives of Victoria
Past recipient of the Canadian Professional Sales Association “CSP with Distinction”
Advisory committee member for the Salvation Army Stan Hagen Center
Judge for the Vancouver Island National Philanthropy Awards
Past Director of the Vancouver Island Meeting Planners society
John is a Past Master (twice) of Haida Masonic Lodge & a Past President of the Sooke Shrine club
Phone: Office: 250-656-3382 cell: 250-213-9605