With over 40 years experience working in the foam industry, Ernie’s experience includes foam chemical engineering, manufacturing processes, wholesale and retail sales management and a comfort expert. This experience is built into every item we sell to ensure quality, design expertise and an enjoyable comfort experience for our customers.

Ernest Bortolin
Ernest BortolinPres. & Owner
Michael Bortolin
Michael BortolinGen. Manager

Graduating from SFU’s Business Administration program with a specialty in Entrepreneurship, Michael joined The Foam Shop in 2005 as a Sales Associate. After spending 10 years with The Foam Shop in a variety of customer service positions, Michael moved into a leadership role. Driven by a vision of delivering our custom cut comfort solutions to more locations every year, Michael leads the company to that goal.

Our Managment Team

Jim Foster
Jim FosterArea Manager
Starting from the position of Sales Associate in 1989, Jim has gained both incredible product knowledge and a passion for helping customers during his time with The Foam Shop. Jim leads The Foam Shop stores as an Area Manager.
Debbie Howard
Debbie HowardProduction Manager
Hired as a Sales Associate in 1991, Debbie excelled quickly in the upholstery division. Today, she manages both the upholstery and distribution teams for The Foam Shop.
Dana Bortolin
Dana BortolinOffice Manager
Joining the company in 2011, Dana manages the accounting, accounts payable, receivable, and payroll departments of our Head Office team.

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