Krista Mwape

20+ years in Office Administration. Have two beautiful girls 9 years and 20 months. Enjoys the outdoors, camping, & walks. Hoping soon to go back to visit my husband’s family in Lusaka, Zambia!

Hannah Clark

Hannah joined our team in Peterborough in 2021.

More on Hannah’s bio to come!

Lorraine Soubliere

Lorraine Archer Soubliere was born and raised in Peterborough, Ontario.  She graduated from University in Ottawa with a Psychology degree (which she uses daily at Friendly Fires) and managed a small accounting firm in Ottawa for over 8 years.  She is passionate about reading and writing and has been published in over 21 publications.  When she’s not competing in Scrabble tournaments, she plays soccer and Ultimate frisbee year round.  She is happily married to the best-looking, funniest, smartest and most muscular BBQ & Fireplace owner in the world, and proud mother of 2 amazing kids (Noah and Sequoia).  Harriet the hedgehog is the most recent addition to her family.

John Vandeven

John was born and raised in Peterborough.  He was first introduced to the fireplace industry with Enbridge (Consumers Gas) many, many, years ago.  He is married with two amazing children, and enjoys canoeing and fishing in his spare time.  John heats his house with a wood stove, manages all purchasing here at Friendly Fires, and enjoys BBQing on his charcoal kamado smoker (XL Big Green Egg) as much as he can.