Sean IngrahamSenior Vice President
Darrin WhitneyVice President, Strata Operations
Lydia TayVice President, Human Resources
Dale DyckVice President, Property Services
Amerjit UppalDirector, Investment Properties
Peter ChanSenior Director, Strata Operations
Isadora GohSenior Director of Finance, Client Services
Lielin ChesterDirector, Operations
Brent AndersonBusiness Development Director
James MilneBusiness Development Director
As President of BC's largest Property Management company, Chris is licensed in both Strata Management and Rental Property Management.
Before joining FirstService Residential, Chris held executive leadership positions at some of North America's largest retail brands.
Chris is passionate about service, technology and being the best employer in the market. He understands that FirstService Residential holds responsibility as the largest player in the BC market and works closely with all teams on automating processes, innovating service delivery while setting the bar for enhancing asset value and maximizing operation budgets.
When not working, Chris is an avid athlete. He participates in Marathon running, basketball, tennis, and outside pursuits in Beautiful British Columbia.
Sean has been with FirstService Residential for over a decade and led many departments and company initiatives. He has built enduring relationships both internally and externally and is passionate about continuing to improve the management of housing in Canada.
Since joining FirstService Residential in 2009, Sean has been a tremendous advocate for growing and continuously improving the business. As Senior Vice President, he leads the Investment Properties and Community Development teams.
Sean also provides Strata and Rental consulting to Developers and Asset Management companies – both in the early stages of development, right into occupancy. As such, he has assisted with 10,000+ homes and numerous commercial developments across Canada.
He holds a university degree in Business Administration and is licensed under the Real Estate Services Act of British Columbia as a Strata Representative and Managing Broker for FirstService Residential BC. As a strata manager, he managed a variety of complex strata projects, including new construction, mixed-use, and hotels.
Sean is a frequent public speaker on Property Management; he also sits on many boards, including CCI Vancouver. When not working, Sean is kept busy with home renovations and three young children.
Darrin has over 20 years of senior experience in the facilitation of corporate training programs, sales, customer service and business development. Before joining FirstService Residential, Darrin was Vice President, Operations, with one of the province’s oldest retail chains. In his career, Darrin has excelled in all operational areas, from customer satisfaction, employee engagement to process and profitability.
Darrin has also been committed to various local and national charities which helped to fund after school programs and pediatric cancer research and family support services.
Lydia Tay serves as Vice President of HR at FirstService Residential BC. Lydia supports leaders and associates for all HR services, ranging from recruitment and onboarding to career development and recognition.
Lydia started her career in London, England and has since developed expertise in Recruitment, Employee Engagement, Change Management and Learning & Development from working in the consulting, private industry and the academic sectors. Most recently, Lydia was the Manager of Employee Engagement and Development for Purdys Chocolatier where she redefined the organization’s approach to employee experience and culture, culminating in a Glassdoor Best Places to Work award.
Lydia holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR). Lydia enjoys staying active by running, skiing and hiking.
Dale Dyck serves as Vice President, Property Services at FirstService Residential BC. He is responsible for building and managing a high-performance team that delivers outstanding client service and enhances the value of each property we manage as well as the lifestyle of the residents we serve. With his strong operational and negotiation background, Dale also oversees negotiations for better partnerships with suppliers and other industry professionals to deliver greater value to our clients.
Dale brings over 30 years of senior leadership and operations’ experience in the hospitality industry from companies such as Delta & Marriott Hotels and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
In his most recent position as Vice President of Hotel Operations, Dale was responsible for the oversight of 17 hotels in Canada and the USA, as well as facilitating new hotel openings and acquisitions.
Dale holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management and has throughout his career been active in destination management, tourism and hospitality associations, organizations and Boards of Directors.
Dale enjoys running, riding his motorcycle and spending time with his two grown children.
Amerjit’s management experience ranges from individual units to properties with several hundred units, from high-end residential to affordable housing. She has experience in both leasing and building start-ups and building wind-down.
To recognize her deep and broad experience, Amerjit was awarded Property Manager of the Year in 2019 by the Professional Association of Managing Agents (PAMA) BC.
He has experience managing all types of residential and commercial stratas ranging from small, large, high-rise and low-rise towers, townhouses, and air space parcels.
He holds a college diploma in sports and recreation. In his spare time, Peter likes to participate and spectate sports, watch movies, and attend live music.
Isadora oversees the client accounting team responsible for the financial reporting of our Strata division and the management of its $250 million in trust funds. Her team supports the financial operations of over 550 strata corporations and strata related entities, inclusive of sections, types, air space parcels, cost sharing arrangements, and amenity facilities.
She has 15 years of experience in accounting with a background in audit, compliance and tax reporting. She provides oversight on the brokerage’s compliance per the Real Estate Council of BC’s requirements and is well versed in financial compliance under the Strata Property Act.Isadora holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. She is a member of CPA British Columbia and is passionate about mentoring. In addition to being a CPA mentor, she takes great pride in supporting and developing all of her team members.
In his role, Lielin hopes to continue making valuable impacts and ensuring that a high quality of services and products are available to clients. When not working, he enjoys the beautiful outdoors; fishing, camping, hunting, and exploring British Columbia.
Brent’s professional career in sales began selling souvenirs at Canucks games back at the PNE Coliseum. For the past 15 years, has been closely working with strata managers as a salesperson for various trades, including painting, high-rise window cleaning, and HVAC services.
The sales world is full of cookie-cutter reps who lead with their ego and put their needs ahead of the customers. Not Brent; he is passionate about the needs and goals of his clients and specializes in bringing them peace of mind.
Brent lives in South Surrey with his wife and their Jack Russell Terrier. He is an avid hiker and budding kayak enthusiast.
James takes a consultative approach to his role, recognizing that having the right fit between a community and its management is crucial to long-term success. Prior to joining FirstService, James worked in luxury hotel management and business-to-business sales.
James has more than 20 years of experience in customer-facing roles and a true passion for customer service. He is a licensed strata manager and has a degree in Business Management.
When not working, James is also an avid mountain biker and serves as the President of one of BC’s largest non-profit mountain bike clubs.