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Our Team

Matthew & Jennifer Calhoun, Owners

Matthew followed in his father's footsteps and joined the Army in 1994 as an officer of the Air Defense Artillery. His military career began in the First Cavalry Division at Ft. Hood, Tx. His next stop was Ft. Huachuca, AZ where he was retrained to become an Intelligence Officer. He then served as a Battalion Intelligence officer in the 25th Infantry Division and a Company Commander for an activity on Pearl Harbor. From there he moved to Portland, OR after he was assigned to a training and support organization for the Oregon Army National Guard (ORARNG). In 2005 he left active duty and joined the ORARNG and was deployed to Hurricane Katrina a few moths later. In 2006 he spent a year in Afghanistan and in 2010 he spent a year in Iraq. Matt retired in 2014 with 20 years of service.

Hobbies:

Family time and supporting all the activities my kids are involved in.

Favorite Quote(s):

"Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak." -Sun Tzu "Try not. Do, or do not, there is no try." -Yoda.

Jennifer Van Zeipel, Office Manager

Daughter Of A 20Year Navy Veteran.

Hobbies:

Hiking, Kayaking, Camping.

Favorite Quote(s):

"The Journey Of A Thousand Miles Begins With A Single Step." - Lao Tzu


Xander Delsing, Operations Manager

Xander Joined The US Navy At 18 Years Old To Become A Nuclear Electronics Technician. After Separating From The Military He Moved Sight-Unseen To Arizona To Be With Family, And It Was There He Joined The Trucking And Transportation Industry. He Started With A Moving Company As An Entry-Level Mover Before Working His Way Into The Office, Which Offered Him The Opportunity To Move To The Beautiful Pacific Northwest Where He Joined Our Team.

Hobbies:

Video Games, Hiking, Disc Golf

Favorite Quote(s):

"The Best Laid Plans Of Mice And Men Often Go Awry." - Robert Burns


Holly Rudishauser,

lead Dispatcher/ Customer Service

Holly Comes From A Family Of Veterans Who’ve Served Our Great Nation. Two Of Her Brothers Served With Honor In The US Army As Combat Engineers, A Third Brother Served In The US Navy As A Nuclear Engine Technician On A Submarine, A Fourth Brother Served In The US Marines And A Fifth Brother Is A Proud, Hard Working Fire Fighter At The Black Butte Ranch Fire Department.

Hobbies:

Hanging Out With Friends And Family, Hiking, Camping And Cooking

Favorite Quote(s):

"Sometimes You Will Never Know The Value Of A Moment Until It Becomes A Memory" - Dr. Seuss

Tiffany Ferland,

Dispatcher/Customer Service

Veteran Family

Hobbies:

Drawing, Video Games, Building PC's

Favorite Quote(s):

Coming Soon!

Jeff Stilwell,

Crew Member

Jeff Served As A Combat Engineer In The Us Marine Corp. 

Hobbies:

Soccer, Video Games, Eating Crayons

Favorite Quote(s):

"Two Things Are Infinite, The Universe And Human Stupidity, And I Am Not Yet Completely Sure About The Universe." - Albert Einstein

Jose Cardenas,

Crew Member

Jose Serves As A Machine Gunner In The National Guard.

Hobbies:

Fishing, Drawing, Tattooing

Favorite Quote(s):

"It Is Better To Die On Your Feet Than Live On Your Knees." - Emiliano Zapata

Logan Coen,

Crew Member

Logan Served As A Specialist In Mine Warfare In The US Navy

Hobbies: 

Art, Drawing In Charcoal, Oil And Digital Mediums


Favorite Quote(s):

“We Are What We Pretend To Be, So We Must Be Careful About What We Pretend To Be” -Kurt Vonnegut


Justin Wojcik,

Crew Member

Justin served as a Marine Corp Lance Corporal 

Hobbies:

Working Out, playing Video Games, hiking

Favorite Quote(s):

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends" - John 15:13

Kaylie Dropinski, 

Crew Member

Marine Corps and Army Family

Hobbies:

Working out, Being in Nature, playing video games

Favorite Quote(s):

"stupid games win stupid prizes." and "if you love someone don't put yourself in a position to lose them" - both unknown authors

Thomas Moore,

Crew Member

Bio Coming Soon!

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Dao Neff,

Crew Member

Navy Family

Hobbies:

Off-Roading and working on cars

Favorite Quote(s):

"Don’t believe everything you hear: real eyes, realize, real lies." - Tupac Shakur

Mariah Johnson,

Crew Member

Bio Coming Soon!

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Randy Steelman,

Crew Member 

Bio Coming Soon

Hobbies:


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Hunter Vonplueren,

Crew Member

Bio Coming Soon

Hobbies:


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Now Hiring!

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Looking to join our team?

We'd love to hear from you.

Are you ready to make an impact in a quickly growing Veteran owned and operated company? G.I. Junk Removal prioritizes the hiring of Veterans and military family members and works hand in hand with non-profit ReDeploy to support the welfare of Veterans in our community. Our team appreciates the sense of camaraderie they’ve found here as well as the opportunities for growth as the company quickly expands.

We are seeking applicants who are deeply aligned with our core values! If you are up for this level of commitment and ready to start an exciting and rewarding career with a purpose and values driven organization, we want to hear from you.

Location & Hours

We come to you!

Just give us a call and we'll meet you at your location throughout the Portland Metro area and in Salem.

(Please see the shaded portion of the map showing our core service area. If you're outside of this area, we can still discuss whether it would be feasible for us to travel to accommodate your needs.)

Portland, Oregon

Salem, Oregon

Vancouver, Washington

Open 7 days/week from 8am-6pm!

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