UNIQUE’S OFFICE TEAM
While our guys are out in the field working hard, we have another team working equally as hard in the office ensuring Unique Companies runs like a well oiled machine. From CAD Design to Office Management and from Warranty Resolutions to Marketing Solutions, our office staff is friendly, hardworking and here to make sure all project requirements and needs are handled thoroughly and professionally from start to finish. Enjoy a little bio on each of our office staff members:
Daris Dewberry, Landscape and Pool Design Specialist / CAD Drafter – Daris has been designing custom landscapes in the valley for over 15 years. He obtained degrees in Architectural Design and CAD certification through Mesa Community College. In addition, he has earned the title of “Certified Desert Landscaper” by the Phoenix Botanical Gardens, by completing their highly recommended desert landscape program. Daris has a sincere passion and desire to create desert landscapes that are both pleasing to the customers as well as sustainable for our desert environment. He completed an intern program through a well know landscape company in the Ahwatukee area and has also designed pools for one of the major pool builders in the Phoenix area. Daris is originally from Ann Arbor Michigan where he attended the University of Michigan. His studies included Engineering and Spanish. He moved to Arizona in 2000 and fell in love with the desert terrain. His love of the outdoors and desert plant life led him to pursue his interest in designing outdoor living environments. Daris is married with 3 children, 7 year old twin boys and a 5 year old daughter. The pure joy of seeing his family enjoy the beautiful outdoor desert environment is one of the many reasons why he has such a passion for creating outdoor living spaces.
Pamela Rambus, Accounts Payables / Purchasing / Contract Management – Pamela has over 20 years in the accounting business. She attended ASU and graduated with a degree in Accounting. She wears many hats at the company and is vital to many of the day to day operations of Unique. She is also originally from Massachusetts (lots of Patriots fans in the office!). Pamela is the proud mom of a Great Dane (when stands, he’s 6’3″ tall) named Kane!
Eddie Gimeno, CAD Department – Eddie has been in the construction industry for 20+ years, working in such environments as a construction escrow office, general contractors, specialty subcontractors and design firms. He really enjoys the creativity of the design process, and his previous experience provides him with essential problem solving skills. He is a first generation college graduate with a degree in CAD and has studied in the fields of civil engineering, landscape design and is very computer literate, often building his own computers. He also likes to work on all things mechanical, building his own chopper style motorcycle from the frame up as well as toying with cars. He is an avid soccer fan and has played the sport for 25+ years in multiple countries, using his skills to tutor his 14 year old stepdaughter to excel in the AZ club soccer scene. He is originally from California, moving to AZ in 2005. He has two loving dogs, Lucy and Newman, which he helped rescue.
Tyler Usterbowski, Project Engineer – Experience: 8 years. Tyler Graduated from Bemidji State University in Northern Minnesota with a degree in Engineering Technology/ Construction Management. Throughout college, he built residential single-family homes as a carpenter for a small residential construction company in Northern Minnesota, after graduation he worked for a commercial construction company as a Project Manager/Estimator specializing in design build projects for the past 3 years in central Minnesota. In 2020, He got an opportunity to come work for Unique Companies. He and his wife have always wanted to live in Arizona and this opportunity helped them get here and make Arizona as well as Unique Companies their new home. Landscaping and pools have always been a huge interest for him. Constructing a yard from nothing and helping create a client dream oasis gives him great satisfaction.
Sharon Hrach, Administrative/Warranty Manager – Sharon has been in the administrative world for about 20 years and also dabbled in education as a Paraeducator while her kids were in elementary school. Sharon is originally from Chicago, IL and attended a community college and graduated from Secretarial School, Fox College in Chicago, which placed her in her first administrative role and worked her way to the Executive Assistant position to the CEO, CFO and COO of a travel corporation in Oak Brook, IL. She moved to Las Vegas for a change in scenery back in 2002 where she married her husband, Doug, and had 2 children, Hannah and Dougie. They resided there for about 12 years and moved to the Chandler area to be closer to family and friends in 2014. She is happy to call Arizona home and happy to be a part of the ‘UNIQUE’ family.
Dacia Craig, Project Manager – Dacia is a project manager with 3 years of experience managing projects to support the field. In her roll she supports superintendents, prepares projects for construction, tracks each project status, and supports communication throughout the process. She graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Her primary focus was in education, and being a teacher for 18 years prepared her for a role at Unique that requires flexibility, organization, and lots of planning. She currently resides in Gilbert with her husband and two children and enjoys spending time camping, paddle boarding, and traveling.
Kait Usterbowski, Marketing Manager – Kait graduated from Bemidji State University in Northern MN with a degree in Marketing Communications. She was born and raised in the Twin Cities in Minnesota and moved down to Arizona in 2020 with her husband. Throughout college and after college, Kait worked in the insurance industry for over 7 years. She is now happy to be using her Marketing degree here at Unique Companies as well as being our in-house photographer. Kait has been a portrait photographer with her own business for 2 years and is extending her expertise to landscape photography. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, newborn son and 2 dogs, playing pickleball and soaking in the dry AZ heat!