The Team

Our team at Virtue Projects is the backbone of the company.

Dave Klees

Builder / Director

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? Finding the balance between – quality/ speed / economical.
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? Bossing everyone around
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: That I love sailing

Romana Klees

Brand Manager

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? Being able to help define the direction of the company and portray that through various marketing materials and copy.
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? The company has a really nice balance of work and play. The culture is really a testament to Dave’s personality as it naturally filters through him, to the working environment and then throughout the team. There is a lot of fun had by everyone including our clients, while at the same time ensuring that a high quality of work is performed by all.
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: I had my own health food business that I ran for 7 years with a girlfriend of mine which we sold in Jan 2020.

Stuart Klees

Site Manager

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? I treat each project as if it was my own and try to get the best outcome for clients.
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? Watching the paperwork turn into amazing homes.
Fun fact something no one would know about yourself: Not sure what to say here

Peter Ciantar

Construction Manager

Employment history: I have 18+ years in the industry with 14 of them spent at Hutchinson Builders where I started my career as a Cadet Estimator. I have worked on projects as small as 100k through to 225M so I have an in depth understanding of jobs of all sizes and complexities.

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? Providing our clients with high quality builds that comes in on time and on budget.

What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? I really enjoy the fast-paced work culture and I’ve also always enjoyed the inclusive culture that Virtue Projects has in office and onsite.

Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: When I’m stressed I eat chips

Luke Coleman

Project Co Ordinator

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? I most enjoy about my job is seeing clients going from a concept design or drawings on a page, to transforming this into a physical object and living in their dream home
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? The crew, these bunch of boys are always up for a laugh, never a dull moment.
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: I’m an avid whiskey collector. Hope one day to be grateful enough to go to and taste whiskey from distilleries all across the globe.

Josh Heath

Project Co Ordinator

Employment history: I am a qualified civil engineer with over four years experience at Pro Build in project engineering and site supervision. I have worked on projects of 150M+.

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? Working on finishes and complex structures and effectively problem solving on the fly.
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? The mateship, moral, professionalism and all-round good attitude within the Virtue Projects family.
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: My wife and I just welcomed our first beautiful baby girl into the world.

Luka Dubuc

Site Manager

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work?​ I take pride in my attention to detail.
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? One of my favourite things working for virtue is the team I get to be a part of and the being in a great environment between the team and the clients. Also, enjoy that I get to be apart of a team that does great high-end work that you can take pride in at the end of the day.
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: A fun fact about myself is that I can have a jam on the guitar and can hold a tune pretty well.

Jesse Bridgement

Site Manager

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? Being able to see clients that are stoked with the finished project of a new build, which will be their dream home, gives me the drive and passion to take pride in all of my work!
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? Working with virtue is great!!! Virtue has always had a positive air around all of us workmates and so you know you always have the boys to give you a hand!
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: I have shares in racehorses

Jackson George Lewin

Leading Hand Carpenter

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work?​ The thing that I most take pride in whilst working at Virtue is an eye for detail. I’ve worked for Virtue as an apprentice, a subcontractor and now employed on the books. I made mistakes as an apprentice as we all do, and Virtue Projects have backed me 100% of the way to better myself and excel. I was corrected in all the right ways through my line of work, and my goals in life. I wouldn’t be where I am today without Dave and Mick and the confidence they’ve given me to strive and prosper.
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? My favourite thing about working for Virtue would have to be the camaraderie and banter I share endlessly with my co-workers, my peers and my bosses. In my eyes you can’t put a price on the friendships you gain in life and I’ve made some of my best at work. I’m also challenged every single day and without that, I’m no longer learning. I want to keep learning.
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: Fun fact about myself, it’s a tricky one.. for all that might not know I didn’t actually grow up in Bondi and from time to time I actually leave the place. I grew up in gorgeous Byron bay and will forever be my home. For now, I’m quite happy bobbing around the bubble.

Amanda Salinas

Office Manager / Accounts Administrator

Work History: 15+yrs  Financial management at No Chintz – Bespoke Interior Design & Fabric company and 5+yrs Customer relations and Business Management in Electrical Company 
What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? Being friendly, efficient and effective in my work! 
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? Working with the Virtue team is fun and someones always making me laugh.
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: Love my morning ritual of Yoga and meditation. Have an awesome Border Collie called Sparky!

Adam Collier

Site Manager

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? I take pride in getting those smaller details that some people don’t notice right and to a high standard.
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? My favourite thing working with virtue is the projects we work on and the crew we work with.
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: I’m a level 4 ski instructor with plenty of ski seasons spent between Thredbo and Japan instructing and backcountry guiding.

James Campbell

Carpenter

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work?​ I always trying to improve, quality of work.
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? Working with the boys, listening to Bryzers fake stories.
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: I’m a weapon in the kitchen

Aaron (Azza) Glossop

Carpenter

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? ​I take the most pride in seeing the transformation of each job. Learning new skills and gaining confidence in how to apply the skills I learn.
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? Working with Virtue is great because each of the team members is all very positive and goal-focused. The group chat is always a laugh also.
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: I have represented Australia in Boogie Boarding overseas! Also, hold the title of the only competitor in Cronulla Shark Island Challenge (bodyboard comp)to ride DropKnee stance twice 2014/2017.

Frank Camillo / Klees

Morale Maintenance and Chief Snacking Officer

What do you take the most pride in with regard to your work? Making sure all snacks are eaten wherever I go.
What is your favourite thing about working at Virtue? Getting lots of pats and snacks from everyone.
Fun fact/something no one would know about yourself: I love snacks and treats.