About Our Staff

Here are some of the folks at The Chute Doctor who can help you with any questions or problems you may be having with your chutes, along with their contact information.

Chute Doctor staff

Sales & Customer Support

Ed Sledge
Operations Manager

Phone: 626-331-3014 ext. 227
Email: Ed @ chutedr.com
Earl Profeta
Earl Profeta
Project Engineer

Earl was born in the great city of Cleveland, Ohio, home of the appropriately named Cleveland Browns. Hobbies: Scuba diving and playing guitar.

Phone: 626-331-3014 Ext. 239
Email: Earl @ chutedr.com
Kathy Webster

Phone: 714-622-6498 Ext. 222
Email: Kathy @ chutedr.com

Arlene Velasco
Accounting Clerk

Phone: 714-622-6498 Ext. 221
Email: Arlene @ chutedr.com

Lorie Buchanan
General Manager / Contract Administrator / Payroll

With the firm since 1987; experienced in all facets of office management. Hobbies: Tennis, Boating, SCUBA, Gardening & Softball. Loves being a Grandma.
Chair: COHS Renaissance program, Pres

Phone: 626-331-3014 Ext. 229
Email: Lorieb @ chutedr.com

Jim Buchanan, Jr.
President & CEO

"Doctor Jim" has been running the families' chute sales company since 1983. He spent five years in Sheet Metal Local 108 and is a member of NFPA, ICC, & USPS (P/C). Licensed contractor: California and Arizona. Hobbies include boating, SCUBA, fishing and keeping up with Daniel

Phone: 626-331-3014 Extn. 225
Email: Jimb @ chutedr.com