About Us


Founded in 1997, Sunwest Drywall & Stucco Ltd. has built a solid reputation for excellence in the commercial and multi-unit residential construction industry specializing in quality drywall, steel stud, insulation, t-bar and stucco installations. We take pride in our ability to meet the highest standards of construction for only the finest owners and developers in the Metro Vancouver region. Since inception Sunwest has successfully completed dozens of high-rise condo projects and hundreds of commercial, office space and public works projects.

Ivan Dragich – Owner & President

Starting in construction in 1976, Ivan worked his way up to journeyman and foreman for a variety of drywall companies specializing in commercial and high-rise construction. After more than 20 years in the industry he started Sunwest Drywall & Stucco.

Daniel Dragic, CA – Vice President & Project Manager and Estimator

After completing his BBA at SFU, Daniel obtained his Chartered Accountant designation while working for KPMG in the GVA. Since then he has over 10 years experience in audit, corporate accounting and entrepreneurial positions in both Canada and Europe, where he lived for 6.5 years. In July 2013 he committed to working for Sunwest full-time as project manager and estimator and is currently taking courses at BCIT to obtain his CEC designation.

Mike Gautreau – Project Foreman & Site Supervisor

Mike has over 30 years of experience in construction and has acquired many trade skills – steel stud, drywall, taping, wood framing and ceiling systems. His on-site experience, labour management skills and knowledge of the trades has helped him successfully lead the workforce on several high-rise construction projects for Sunwest and is a valuable part of the team.

Bonnie Howard – Office Manager

Bonnie brought with her many years of office administration and bookkeeping experience when she started with Sunwest in 1997. She takes care of all the office duties, administration and bookkeeping and ensures that it all gets done right and in a timely matter.