The Kay Plumbing Team
Get to know our plumbers!
Konrad & Justyna Orzechowski
Meet Konrad and Justyna, owners and founders of Kay Plumbing. A husband and wife team, they started Kay Plumbing back in 2008 in Columbia, South Carolina. Konrad is a master plumber from Poland. He learned the art of plumbing early in his life, helping his father on jobs as a child. He moved to New York as a young man with his family to pursue the American dream. His father had started a successful plumbing company and Konrad became a master plumber.
On a relaxing visit to see his aunt, Konrad fell in love with South Carolina and decided to make it his home. Settling down in Columbia he met Justyna and they fell in love. They married and started a family of three beautiful children. Justyna and Konrad reside in Lexington, South Carolina and enjoy spending time in the community with their children when they are not running the company.
Mateusz "Matt" Orzechowski
Meet Matt, Konrad's younger brother. He is also a master plumber and has been with Kay Plumbing working with his brother for the last 7 years. He has been happily married for 9 years and just welcomed a beautiful baby girl. In his free time you can find him playing with his two 2 dogs or caring for his family's 15 chickens.
Brian Rawles has been a hard working service plumber for Kay Plumbing over the last two years. He has 15 years experience in the service industry which helps him think on his feet. Happily married with 4 wonderful kids, Brian enjoys spending time with his family in his home, Chapin, South Carolina. He is of the opinion that dogs rule and has 2 doggies of his own.
Meet the Plumber's Apprentice Barrette Grant. Local to Columbia, South Carolina his father encouraged him to try out the trade of plumbing. He is currently helping the other plumbers so he can learn the trade in the field, so you may see him at you home or business! He has been an apprentice for the last 6 months and so far really enjoys the work. We are glad to have him on board!
Meet the newest plumber to our team, Joshua "Josh" Johns. He moved here from California in Dec of 2017 and started his new year with Kay Plumbing. Josh has been in plumbing since 2016 and has trained under 3 master plumbers since starting in the industry. He enjoys the challenges of working in this field and particularly enjoys working with Gas. When he isn't busy installing gas lines, he spends his time playing with his 18 month old son. Josh is excited to announce that he is expecting a 2nd child in the fall.
Jennifer Earle, the Kay Plumbing Business Manager and you have probably seen her around town at Chamber events and BNI meetings. She helps maintain the office and assists with the development of Kay Plumbing as we grow. She has 8 years in administration and customer services, helping Kay Plumbing strive for 100% satisfaction is her goal. A loving wife and mother of 4 strong girls, she enjoys watching her girls play softball for Lexington Girls Softball. A true southern girl, she loves being out on the water of Lake Murray.
Next, we are happy to introduce Kristen Shawver, a very important part of the Kay Plumbing team, she is the Dispatcher. She makes sure you have a plumber available when you need one and ensures the schedule is maintained as strictly as possible. She has 12 years experience in the Customer Service industry and enjoys the challenges and satisfaction of the field. She is a proud mother of a 12 year old son and 2 happy dogs, Creed and Sofia.