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Meet The Team: WA’s Premier Asphalt Experts

Building Relationships while Paving

NYS Enterprises is Washingtons’s premier asphalt experts for all your commercial asphalt needs. Our commitment to high-quality, cost-effective solutions keeps our clients happy and coming back.

For 40 years, we’ve built our reputation on delivering stress-free asphalt and concrete projects with a smile. Our exceptional team is our greatest asset, providing unparalleled customer service and satisfaction.

We continue to prioritize strong relationships and trust with our clients, ensuring all their asphalt needs are met. We’re proud of the value we bring to the industry and the connections we build with each customer.


Above all else we respect our customers and their property. We prioritize your time and paving dollar to provide you the most timely and cost effective asphalt solution for your specific needs. We treat every job like it’s done on our own property.


We will never sell you a service that you do not need. We want to be as straightforward and effective as possible on all of our projects. We offer the best solutions for your unique situation, no more and no less.


We build relationships with our customers so that you trust us with your asphalt and concrete needs. We can provide quality service and guarantee that you enjoy working with us as much as we enjoy serving with you.


Not only do we pride ourselves in our high quality of work, but the high quality of customer experience. We want our customers to be stress free and assured that their asphalt needs are in good hands. We respect our clients and their property at all times and build lasting relationships that continue into the future.


We provide straightforward, no hassle work that means you can dedicate precious headspace to all the other things in your life. Worrying about the asphalt is our job, and we will provide you peace of mind knowing that the job isn’t just getting done, it’s getting done right. Our projects are a direct product and representation of us- we handle the headache so that you don’t have to (with some long nights and a lot of tylenol).

Stress Free Asphalt Solutions

At NYS Enterprises, we value our relationships as much as our results. When you call, you’ll always reach a real person ready to address your needs. We’re committed to building a strong connection so your project is smooth, open, and stress-free.

Consider us an extension of your team, bringing premier asphalt expertise and a personal touch to each individual project.

Meet Our Team

Steve Nys



When you know Steve, you feel the passion! IYKYK. Steve loves solving the difficult problems of drainage and bringing creative and visionary solutions to our clients asphalt/ parking lot/ driveway needs.

Fun story: Steve took a $900 tax return 40 years ago and bought a dump truck. With no idea how to make rent or put food on the table, he went door to door to find clients that needed their driveways paved. Fast forward to 2023- Nys Enterprises is a preferred vendor for WA States Top Property Management Companies! Best believe, Steve is an added favorite in all our clients contacts. Outside of Nys Enterprises Steve enjoys golf, traveling and being by the water.

Nys Enterprises is blessed to have a President that keeps the vision alive every day and cultivates a family orientated culture with clients and team members. Relationships matter here!

Gary Geddes

General Manager

We're delighted to welcome Gary as our General Manager, orchestrating the seamless merger between Gemco and NYS Enterprises and serving as an additional driving force in propelling our united team to new heights.

Who's Gary? Well, imagine a blend of industry expertise, project management wizardry, and a dash of sports fanaticism, all wrapped up in a package of unbridled enthusiasm. Gary's journey in the industry reads like a rollercoaster of achievements and innovation. With a trail of determination for success in the paving industry, Gary's experience is the secret sauce that makes our operations thrive.

When Gary's company joined forces with Nys Enterprises in January 2023, it was like the stars aligned. His ability to bring harmony to complex business equations is nothing short of magical. But it's not all about numbers and spreadsheets – Gary's secret ingredient is his genuine passion for weaving together project management finesse and sales prowess, crafting a highly responsive experience for our clients.

Beyond the workspace, Gary is a family man with a heart as big as the Pacific. As a proud father of three vibrant daughters, he's a pro at multitasking, whether it's managing fast decision-making for real-time field projects or coordinating family game night. And oh, did we mention he's head over heels in love with his high school sweetheart? Together, they're writing a love story that would make Nicholas Sparks envious.

But that's not all – Gary's not just the GM, he's also the ultimate grandpa! When he's not serving our clients and orchestrating intentional proposals, he's dazzling his grandkids with the grandest of stories. And don't even think about scheduling a meeting when the Seahawks or Seattle Mariners are playing – because Gary's devotion to his teams is rock solid. You'll find him in the front row, cheering on his favorites with the fervor of a true fan. He is a proud Seahawk Season ticket holder!

His journey is a symphony of business operations, family devotion, and sports fanaticism that continues to inspire us all. Here's to you, Gary – our General Manager and the Conductor of valuable aid.

Nikolas Wolf

Project Manager

The face says it all!!! Meet our Project Manager CIA! Nick was born and raised in Russia & relocated to the US during early childhood. Nick grew up working with his father living on a farm. The manual labor and hard work was instilled in Nick from day one. Ventured the route of culinary arts, spent the last few years in general contracting management working with asphalt and concrete and all things exterior, to now heading our Project Management Department at Nys Enterprises. Nick was brought on for his strong communication, planning, and customer service passions. When you work with Nick you are in great hands from start to completion of your project. Thank you Nick for the value you have added to the Nys Enterprises team!!

Kieran Browning

Sealcoat and Striping Estimator

We are incredibly blessed to have Kieran leading our Sealcoat and Striping division as our Foreman!

Kieran is local to the PNW born and raised in Edmonds, WA! After having a fun run working Sales in prior employment, he had a desire to get into the construction industry which led him to applying with Nys Enterprises! Kieran started as a laborer on our Sealcoat and Striping division, and quickly learned the in's and out's to orchestrate large commercial sealcoat and striping parking lot projects! Our customers know him by name, and it never fails we hear great things about Kieran's ownership to solve problems and treat each property as if it were his own.

Kieran is excited to continue his knowledge in the asphalt industry and dedicated to the value he brings to the team. Outside of Nys Enterprises, Kieran enjoys spending time with friends and camping!

Thank you, Kieran, for all your hard work! We are excited to support your career goals, as we are confident your value only goes up from here!

Lisa Swinton

HR & Administrative

Lisa is our glue and every day is Happy Administrative Professional Day with Lisa on the Team!!

Lisa hold downs the fort for HR and all Administrative Tasks it takes to truly keep our office functioning! With a diverse background working in customer service promoted to supervisor in the medical insurance field, working at the YMCA coaching kids sports and refereeing, and paying attention to major detail as a cage cashier in casinos, there is no challenge Lisa turns down to exceed client and company expectations.

Away from the office, Lisa takes any opportunity to be around her friends, family and boyfriend. Lisa values quality time nurturing her relationship with her children. Time with her family entails sporting events, watching movies and visiting them in school at WSU and PLU. Her son and daughter are truly her pride and joy!

Forever indebted, we sincerely applaud you Lisa!

Michelle Geddes

Marketing Coordinator

Introducing Michelle Geddes: The Enchanting Expert of Marketing Magic

Hold onto your hats, folks, because the marketing galaxy just got a whole lot brighter with the arrival of our newest superstar, Michelle Geddes! Get ready to be dazzled by her charisma, dedication, and the kind of marketing prowess that can only be described as pure enchantment.

So, who's Michelle? Imagine a whirlwind of creativity, strategic thinking, and a sprinkle of fairy dust, all wrapped up in a powerhouse of enthusiasm. Michelle recently embarked on an epic journey with Nys Enterprises, seamlessly merging her husband's company Gemco with Nys Enterprises. As the newest head honcho of proposal management and client follow-up, Michelle is the true architect of client delight.

With a touch that turns proposals into works of art and follow-ups into delightful conversations, Michelle is the embodiment of marketing brilliance. Her innate ability to weave words into captivating narratives is the stuff dreams are made of. A proposal from Michelle isn't just a document; it's a journey, an experience, and an invitation to join us on an unforgettable adventure.

Now, here's where the plot thickens – Michelle's high school sweetheart just so happens to be our very own General Manager, Gary Geddes! Together, they're a dynamic duo that defies expectations, both in business and in love. Their story is the stuff of legends, proving that fairy tales do come true, and they're just getting started.

But let's not forget the true stars of Michelle's life: her adorable grandbabies. If there's one thing that can melt Michelle's heart of gold, it's those precious little smiles. Her dedication to her grandkids is a testament to her nurturing spirit and boundless love. Whether it's reading stories, sharing giggles, or building sandcastles, Michelle is the epitome of the world's best grandma.

With a heart as expansive as the universe. and a commitment to customer service that's simply out of this world, Michelle is the shining embodiment of our company's values. Her dedication to exceeding expectations, spreading joy, and crafting genuine connections is a beacon of light that guides us all. In every interaction, every proposal, and every client conversation, Michelle sets the bar impossibly high and then effortlessly leaps over it.

Cheers to you, Michelle, for shining as brilliantly as a star within our Nys Enterprises galaxy!

Ishmael Montes

Asphalt Division Foreman

Let's show some love & support for the guy Running the Show as our Asphalt Division Foreman!

"Ish" for short, but in no regards is anything "Ish" the second a Work Order lands in his hands. It's Go Time!

I want to work for Ishmael! His leadership is a synergy and without this crucial role and his determination to pave the way, we would be faced with bigger challenges.

Ishmael had an existing background in landscaping and 4 years of asphalt Constuction prior to starting and growing into our Foreman Role. Married for 11 years and three beautiful kids, he is raising an asphalt crew just as beautiful and represents Nys Enterprises values In honesty, relationships and dependable, to his core!

Ish loves to fish! & His kids soccer games happily fill his schedule when he's not casting a line or getting his hands dirty every chance he gets to work.

Ishmael, Thank you, seriously, for being here!!

Alex Nys

Asphalt Lead

Fagalele Vaimili

Asphalt Division Lead

Drum Roll Please....... !!!!!! Here we have Fagalele S Vaimili! Nickname: "Cholo"

Cholo is our Lead in the Asphalt Division! Born and Raised in American Samoa, located in the South Pacific Ocean, Cholo came to the States determined to find a better way of living! With the biggest heart of gold, striving for financial stability to support his family village back home, Cholo leads not only by example, but never takes a day for granted to contribute to the success in every project.

During weekends or time off, you can always find Cholo grilling it up on a BBQ, listening to any kind of music from Country to Hip-hop and he loves to spend time in the Gym or playing Volleyball.

I'll leave you with a piece of his own words, that will truly speak for itself. "I have been in the states for 12 years and worked 3 different jobs. Then I came to Nys and all my prayers answered. Nys always is there when i need it and i will try to make my career here as long as I live."

Cholo, from the bottom of our hearts, we appreciate you more than words can ever explain. Keep on, Keeping on!!!

Aaron Jerden

Driver and Operator Lead

Get use to this smile!!

Aaron Jerden, Certified Class A CDL Driver, shows up every day happy and with the best attitude! As the Lead Driver & Operator. our operations would be nearly impossible without Aaron's skillsets and his true enjoyment for operating equipment. Aaron came with a background in food delivery, now "hungry" for success in the construction industry! The name to the game with Asphalt is Water Flow, and Aaron enjoys these challenges and wants to keep learning the full picture, outside of solely operating!

Aaron's value is not just experienced and skills, but character. There is no one that Aaron cannot work side by side with.

When we allow Aaron any spare time, He finds more happiness in playing Disc golf, and has quiet the set up for camping!

Thank you for your leadership Aaron!!

About Us

Community Outreach

NYS Enterprises cares about people and the community above all. With every job, we hope to create better spaces for communities. We are proud to contribute to the Matt Talbot Center and their important mission of helping individuals recover from addiction.
Our Seahawks truck is a staple that brings just as much happiness to us as it does to our community. We find great joy in using it to participate in benefit auctions to raise money for the Matt Talbot Center, and giving kids the opportunity to ride home in our Seahawk truck with a player from the Seattle Seahawks.

We don’t just take care of your asphalt- we take care of you.