Kathryn Maisto: As the owner of Fairwinds Canvas and a Certified Master Fabric Craftsman, I believe if I can create a business based on high moral standards with dedicated commitment to our product, client and student, everything else surrounding that should come naturally. With over 22 years experience in the industry, for me this is my life and passion. Producing a product with a client’s vision and satisfaction in mind transfers to dedication and commitment. This has been the driving force of success for the past 17 years of this company. Embracing challenges and going beyond my comfort zone is the backbone of pushing my company to its highest quality and standards.
Melissa Hoffman: Melissa’s joy is design; she excels in complex and “Out Of the Box” fabrication techniques. With her comes a high level of experience, dedication and technical skill all of which our company values and strives to have as an employee. Her skills far surpass being a fabricator and her knowledge in Pattern Design, Layout, Functionality, Project Engineering and Installation all play an intricate roll in the end result of client satisfaction.
Joseph Maisto: Joseph’s commitment to craftsmanship comes from over 60 years of innovation, quality and comprehensive knowledge. He never seems to stop imbuing new and enhanced techniques of getting the job done. Joseph’s role in design, and engineering of a quality marine product help us execute our clients’ vision. From custom designed frames to intricate woodwork there is no job to small for our discretionary client.
Wayne La Frania: Wayne has over 35 years of fabricating and upholstery experience with inspiring new and innovative designs and techniques. Wayne’s knowledge of interior and exterior upholstery is a defined asset to our Marine Upholstery product line. We truly feel his experience and design abilities can only add to the level of quality and craftsmanship we continually excel towards.
Janet Maisto: Janet has been with Fairwinds Canvas from our beginning. She manages to maintain smooth operation and symmetry within our organization when times and jobs can become overwhelming. Her experience in detail and office management allows for our business to operate efficiently and professionally all of which enhances our commitment to our clients’.
Vicki Madsen: Vicki has sewn in many different facets in her life. From home design to clothing and quilting her attention for detail in layout and fabrication complement our fabrication department. Quality excellence for Vicki is a standard that comes naturally.
Kevlar: Kevlar is our Customer Service Representative. He possesses excellent communication skills, a fabulous door greeter and gets delivery men quickly on their way. He will guide you personally to his treat jar and always knows when lunch time is.