Meet Our Team

At Countryside Manufactured Homes, having the right team to serve you better matters to us. As a family owned and operated business, we take extra care of our clients from the beginning process of education to the final stages of getting you into your home. We have two locations in Salmon Arm and Kamloops to serve you better. Come see one of our experienced members today to see how easy the process of buying a manufactured home can be.

FRANK AMBLER Owner and Operator

As the owner of Countryside Homes, Frank has always wanted to contribute to the family business. With a business degree from Okanagan College, Frank took over the family business that started in 1972. He has years of experience and expertise in all things manufactured from the building process, client communication, on-site visits and down to warranties. Frank loves his communities of Salmon Arm and Kamloops, and to ensure his client's voice is heard, he is on the board of the Manufactured Homes Association.

TRUDY REESE Office Manager

Trudy is the office manager for the Kamloops location with over 40 years in customer service and sales experience. She has over 20 years of management experience, including over 7 years with Countryside. Trudy ensures the Countryside experience is educational, informed and efficient when dealing with her customers.

BRITNEY MCLEAN Office Manager - Salmon Arm

Britney studied business admin at the Okanagan College and she has her bookkeeping certificate. She has been an active manager for over 7 years and helps out with sales and warranties. Her passion is helping all of the Countryside clients find their perfect custom home that fits all their needs.

JIM CAMERON Home Design & Sales Advisor

Jim is the Kamloops location head of sales with over 30 years of professional sales experience, Jim brings passion for the manufactured process as well as finding the best custom home solutions to fit his customers needs. Jim’s vast knowledge about the manufactured product works to help solve his customers’ needs and wants.

BLAKE TIDSBURY Sales Manager - Salmon Arm

Blake Tidsbury was first introduced to Countryside Homes in 2008 when he purchased his first SRI home. Having a background in sales, Blake joined our team. His honesty and integrity has proven him to be an outstanding sales professional. We are pleased to have him as a part of our team.

REBEKKA CRANDLEMIRE Office Administrator

Rabekka has been with countryside for over 5 years and is a welcome smiling face to Countryside customers. She is always happy to help and assists with many different services within the Salmon Arm as well as the Kamloops locations. She is a published author and is extremely strong at customer service and administration skills.


Barb is Countryside’s head bookkeeper with a background in all things accounting and bookkeeping. She has been with Countryside for almost 5 years and adds a professional and experienced service to the companies accounting department.

JOHN STEPP Part Time Office Assistant

John is a special part of the team with a background in sales and management. He has been with Countryside for 5 years and is always happy to help with any general customer needs. He acts as the Kamloops office assistant and welcomes all our customers with his dedication to service.


Countryside is pleased to add Paul Robertson to their sales team. Paul has 10 years experience in the local mobile and modular marketplace and invites all of his friends and past clients to call, email or just stop by for a visit to ask any questions on our exciting new product.

Paul has lived in the area for the past 20 years and is knowledgeable on what is required for all of the regional districts in the area, he has established relationships with local building departments and building inspectors.

Send Paul an email @ to find out more about the hot local mobile and modular market. He works Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays in the office but is available via email or by appointment any other time.