Seth Acharya - Sales/Estimating/Owner
Seth grew up in Kathmandu, Nepal.
After working for several years as a Himalayan mountain guide, he moved to the U. S. and began working at Everest in 1999.
He has risen through the ranks from rookie to crew foreman to operations manager and is now co-owner of Everest.
Seth holds a B1 and C33 contractors license and has become well-versed in all aspects of building construction.
He has 20 years of experience in the waterproofing and restoration of buildings.
He currently serves on the Safety Committee of the Sealant Waterproofing & Restoration Institute.
Seth lives in San Francisco with his wife and two young sons.
Peter Vorhees - Sales/Estimating/Owner
Peter has worked in the construction industry for close to 20 years, starting from the ground
level, and working his way through the ranks, to become a senior project estimator and
Peter began as a laborer for a general contractor in 1982, and then in 1991, went on to
Universal as a union field worker. Within only two years of working at Bryant, Peter
leap from the 'field' to the 'office', and was promoted to become a salesman and estimator.
In 1996, Peter transitioned Bryant's waterproofing division to a separate operation, and then
formed Urban Waterproofing, Inc.. Peter's comprehensive knowledge of the construction
industry makes him a valuable asset to the team.
He is married and lives in Marin County
with his family.
Nick Marcano - Sales/Estimating
Nick began his career in the paint and coatings industry in 2005 working for ICI Paints in sunny South Florida. Having spent some time in the San Francisco Bay Area, he relocated with ICI Paints to a location in San Carlos, CA.
Quickly advancing through the ranks, in just 2 years was promoted to become the company's youngest Field Sales Representative at 23 years of age. During his 7 year employment with ICI, he developed a wide-range knowledge base for architectural and industrial coatings, application methods, spec-writing, coating failure
assessment, and various industry-related facets.
In 2012, Nick was recruited as an estimator by his largest commercial client, A&B Painting, Inc. Here, he learned to read and take-off architectural plans, prepare detailed estimates, and draft proposals for commercial projects around the SF Bay Area.
With over 10 years of experience in the coatings industry, he joined Everest Waterproofing & Restoration, Inc. in late 2015.
Nanda Rai - Operations Manager
Nanda grew up in Nepal. He has a degree in education, taught for years at schools in Nepal, then became a business owner specializing in leading groups on trekking expeditions throughout the mountains of Nepal. Nanda came to the US 26 years ago and now lives in San Francisco with his wife and family.
Nanda started at Everest in 2003 and has advanced through the ranks to become a field supervisor in charge of multiple crews. He specializes and excels in Masonry restoration work and manages multiple large projects.
His Masonry knowledge allows Everest to be one of the top contractors in the area for this scope.
Namgyal Tsering - Assistant Operations Manager
Namgyal Tsering grew up in India and Bhutan. He immigrated to USA in 2002 and lives in the East Bay with his family.
He joined Everest in 2003. Namgyal is one of the best in the business at taking care of very large projects. His top notch people skills coupled with his strict code of ethics is very rare in this business.
Yeshi Sopa - Field Supervisor
Yeshi grew up in Nepal, he studied at a monastery then became a buddhist monk for a period of 15 years. He came to the US in 1993 looking for a start in the painting and coating business.
In 1999, Yeshi joined Everest and has worked through the ranks to become a top field supervisor. Yeshi is a big part of Everest's success, his calm demeanor and solid work ethic have guided us for the last 17 years.