106-1449 St. Paul St
Kelowna BC, V1Y 2E5
Phone: 250-763-7806
Fax: 250-763-7807

Mike Culos


Mr. Michael Culos formed Culos Construction Ltd. in 1980 to build single family homes in Kelowna, B.C. Since that time, Culos Group of Companies has grown to a full service development company with a lengthy repertoire of multi-family residential construction, residential subdivisions and single family homes. Mr. Culos has also found time to establish a number of successful corporate enterprises in the Helicopter, Courier, and Restaurant Industry. In addition to an ownership interest in a retail liquor store in Kamloops, B.C.

Mr. Culos was president of the B.C. Social Credit Party (1997 2001) , Grand Knight, Knights of Columbus Council #7359 (1999-2001) , Chairman: Kelowna Heritage Council (1994-2000) and Chairman: Columbian Centennial Housing Society (two terms).

As President and Founder of Culos Group, Mr. Culos remains in charge of day to day operations, overseeing all development and construction projects undertaken by his firm.

Mr. Culos may be contacted at:

Fred Marin

FRED MARIN, Associate

Mr. Fred Marin graduated in 1977 from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Urban Land Economics) and was awarded membership in the Real Estate Institute (B.C.) under certificate No. 1680 in September, 1980.

Mr. Marin obtained extensive experience in financing and real estate development during his employment as a Commercial Mortgage Manager with National Bank of Canada from 1978 thru 1987.

In November, 1987 , Mr. Marin joined Culos Group as an associate / partner , overseeing the financing and marketing of the various Culos Group projects. He retains that capacity to the present date.

Mr. Marin is a licensed Realtor, operating as an Associate Broker with Sage Executive Group Real Estate and has undertaken duties as a Development Consultant on a number of real estate development projects.

Mr. Marin may be contacted at:

Blake Culos

BLAKE CULOS, Construction Project Coordinator

Blake Culos, a 2014 graduate of Okanagan College Civil Engineering Technology commenced his career with Culos Group in Kamloops , B.C. as a framer / carpenter and quickly progressed to Construction Project Coordinator in our Kelowna Office.

Blake has proved himself to be a results focused and effective manager, working directly with the company president to bring a project from start to finish according to schedules and within budget.

Blake Culos can be reached at:

Maria Ridgewell

MARIA RIDGEWELL, Office Manager / Bookkeeper

Mrs. Maria Ridgewell, joined Culos Group in 1998 as Assistant Bookkeeper and has taken on the position of Office Manager / Head Bookkeeper since 2004.

Maria brings over 20 years of bookkeeping and managerial skills to the Culos Team having been involved with the bookkeeping for a variety of corporate entities as well as extensive experience with the management of non-profit sports entities (Central Okanagan Youth Soccer Assn. & Ogopogo Summer Swim Club).

Maria is responsible for all in house corporate accounting as well Executive Assistant duties for the President, Mr. Michael Culos.

Maria Ridgewell may be contacted at:

Wanda Turkington

WANDA TURKINGTON, Reception / Data Entry

Wanda Turkington, joined Culos Group in 2014 as assistant to the Office Manager, handling various bookkeeping duties and reception.

Wanda is a long time resident of Kelowna and has extensive experience with participation in non-profit entities such as Associated Canadian Travellers.

Wanda can be reached at:

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