Lindemann University Workshop Series

Lindemann U 2017 Workshop Series

Getting Ready for the Busy Season

CSIA Review and Exam & Hands-On Training

August 7-8, 2017 | Lake Bluff Campus

Join us for our 2 day event featuring Industry Leaders and Hands On Technical Training!



Lindemann University August 2017 Workshop

Lindemann University Workshop Series

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About the Speakers


August 7&8


Steve Pietila - General Manager, American Chimney & Masonry

Steve has over 25 years of experience, and was past President of the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG), and the Oregon Chimney Sweep Association. He is a CSIA-Certified Chimney Sweep, and CSIA Instructor who enjoys working with customers, and instilling a vision in his employees for providing outstanding customer service. In order to ensure that his customers get the highest quality of service possible, he encourages his staff to seek continued education, and training which is financed by his company.





Jasper Drengler - Owner, Chimney Mechanix & President, NCSG

Jasper Drengler is the founder of Chimney Mechanix, and since 2004 his company has existed to provide chimney solutions to homeowners looking to enjoy their fireplace chimneys without worry. Jasper is also a Certified Chimney Sweep, and President of the National Chimney Sweep Guild. Jasper prides himself on ensuring homeowners are safe and comfortable with their fireplace chimney - even offering 24/7 emergency service! Jasper is the proud father of four brilliant children, and has a very patient wife. His bucket list includes racecar driving in each state.






Aaron Zambrana - Owner, A to Z Chimney Services & Dryer Vent Cleaning

In business since 1995, A to Z Chimney Services was started by Aaron Zambrana to help him pay his way through college. While still a full-time student working towards his business degree, Aaron began cleaning, sweeping, and repairing chimneys and heating appliances throughout the greater Sacramento area. Starting out in a garage, A to Z Chimney Services now employs more CSIA certified chimney sweeps than anyone else in the Sacramento area, offering a full range of chimney and vent-related services and products.




special guest


Mark Stoner - Mark Stoner has been in the chimney industry for thirty years. He ran a one-truck company for eighteen years until 2003 when he changed his path and built a multi-million dollar chimney company only a few years later. Ashbusters Chimney Service currently employs thirty-five people operating sixteen trucks and is currently serving Middle Tennessee, Southern Kentucky, and Charleston, South Carolina. Mark is the former president of the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA), is the past CSIA vice president and treasurer, and has also served as the National Chimney Sweep Guild Ethics Committee Chairman.

Mark Stoner is the Author of Blue Collar Gold: How To Build A Service Business From The Dirt Up and recently appeared on CNBC's Blue Collar Millionaire.

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