Our Team

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DYLAN SEBEL 

Sales Manager/Managing Partner

 

Dylan is Canadian born and has been working in the wood industry since 1997 with experience in log scaling, lumber grading, and overseas marketing and sales. 

He started in the forest industry as a forklift operator and then in re-manning and grading lumber and finally, settling in sales and exporting timber.

 

 Dylan's education and experience has been hands on, building a sound network of industry professionals in foreign markets such as China, Japan, Korea, Europe, and India. Dylan enjoys mountain biking, the gym, road cycling and spending time with his family.

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HENRI LAPRADE

CEO

 

Henri is born in Costa Rica and has been involved in commodity exports since 2008. Henri has extensive experience in business development working prior as a CEO for a large consulting firm in the Philippines.

 

The last few years has seen Henri return to his home country of Costa Rica to use his international experience in business to become the CEO of CR Teak. Henri excels in corporate structure and efficiencies, his attention to detail is second to none.

 

Outside of work Henri enjoys hiking, surfing, and spending the weekends with his family.

DOVEY ESPINOZA

General Manager

 

Dovey is born in Costa Rica and has been in the teak business in CR for more then 20 years.

 

Dovey lives in Hojancha the heart land of teak country. Every where Dovey goes people know him, his family roots go deep in the region. He is experienced in machine operation, logging, running crews, and loading containers. On weekends you can catch Dovey shredding the local gravel roads on his dirt bike. 

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Angela Aguilar

Office Manager

 

Angela is born in Costa Rica and is a fundamental part of our CR team. She is an expert in documentation and handles everything from payroll, export docs, to managing our other office personnel. 

Outside of work Angela enjoys hiking, surfing, and spending the weekends with her family. Fun fact;  Angela is also a professional surfer!

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Sarah Hildebrandt

Document Manager

 

Sarah is born in Canada but splits time with Costa Rica. Her expertise lies in documents for export, and input for log scaling.

Outside of work Sarah enjoys hiking, running, and spending the weekends with her family. 

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