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North Shore location opening early 2022

HME Accessibility Team

Lower Mainland Team

Eli Paradis

Senior Seating & Mobility Consultant, Accessibility

With over 3 years of experience in the Health Care Equipment industry, Eli is HME’s leading elevating and accessibility consultant. He has a background in both Kinesiology and Communications which he utilizes in his solution-based approach when working with all of his clients.

Gavin Dhanoi

Senior Seating & Mobility Consultant, Business Development

Gavin has 6+ years of nursing experience and brings a wealth of knowledge to our organization. He can trial a variety of equipment with clients in your facility, home or our showrooms located in Richmond and South Surrey.

Jeff Lang

Senior Seating & Mobility Consultant, Corporate Programs

Jeff is the longest standing Sales Rep at HME, with over 7.5 years of direct industry experience, and 3 previous years as a Rehab Assistant with VCH and Access Therapists. Through his work in the community and long-term care settings with allied health professionals, he has a skillset tailored to clients who require Power Wheelchairs and Lift Systems, in addition to all other rehab equipment. Another area Jeff specializes in is ceiling lifts, or track-type lift systems and the associated slings. Jeff has done countless lift assessments in private homes, BC Housing units, and long-term care facilities. Jeff is also HME's leading VPL specialist where he has helped many families with the entire VPL process. He is someone that can make that process as easy as possible with the emphasis on safety and accessibility.

Matt Hodgins

Seating & Mobility Consultant

Recently graduating from the University of Victoria in April 2020, Matt is joining HME as an Accessibility Sales Consultant. Combining over 4 years of customer service and sales experience from all over Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland, Matt is well on his way to becoming an Accessibility expert. He looks forward to adding even more value and support to the HME community.

Vancouver Island Team

Connor Mentiply

Seating & Mobility Consultant

Native to North Vancouver and now residing in Victoria, Connor combines both his Bachelor of Commerce degree and over 5 years of customer service knowledge to deliver the personable approach HME is known for. Experiencing mobility injuries himself due to sports, Connor understands the importance of not only mobility, but accessibility needs being met too. As part of the Vancouver Island team, Connor is ready and eager to help others meet their accessibility needs and improve their quality of life.

Since joining the HME team in 2020, Connor has found joy in his role as a seating and mobility consultant where he has been able to help people find the right medical equipment. Initially working in the accessibility division, Connor has now started to work in areas of rehab too. Growing into new divisions has allowed him to continually work with his clients and ensure their needs are being met.

Steven Banh

Rehab & Accessibility Consultant

With over 17 years of experience in the medical equipment industry for sales and technical service, Steven brings a vast knowledge to HME in helping clients find the proper fit for equipment for their lifestyle. Steven is willing to go the extra mile for his clients by being patient and understanding every client’s unique situations. He specializes in Community and Long-Term Care clients. Steven is also an expert in wheelchairs (powerchairs, manual, and tilt), hospital beds, mattresses, ceiling lifts, and slings.

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