Spartan Services Inc.

Plumbing Service

Residential & Commercial Services in Washington

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Spartan has been a part of the community in the greater Tacoma area for many years. It is our goal to provide exceptional plumbing services with a personal touch. We have experienced, highly knowledgeable technicians who are the best in the industry. Our office staff places customer concerns above all other duties. We all know how stressful plumbing or drain cleaning issues can be, which is why it is our mission is to provide trustworthy service with integrity.

Marv McCleary

Owner and President

Marv completed a carpentry apprenticeship program out of high school, and began work as a Journeyman Carpenter. After he started doing excavation work for friends on the side, he decided he wanted to own his own business. He started Marv’s Backhoe Service, which he ran full time for 30 years. Marv met Spartan’s original owner, Ron Baker, through his backhoe business, and purchased it from him in 2004 upon Ron’s retirement. Marv sold the Backhoe Service to a loyal employee in 2007 and dove into Spartan full time. Marv’s son Mason joined the business in 2007, continuing the family tradition. Marv has a soft spot for his two Rat Terriers, and enjoys cruising in his classic car, as well as boating and riding motorcycles.

Mason McCleary

General Manager and Vice-President

Mason is the General Manager of Spartan Services, a family-owned and operated plumbing company. He has ten-plus years’ experience in the plumbing industry, and started out working for his dad while in high school. What he likes about the business is, “It’s something new every day, not assembly line type work.” He also likes being able to solve and fix problems for people, especially emergencies. “It’s a good feeling to help get them off the ledge and get things back in order.” Mason is also excited about the future for Spartan Services and the plumbing industry in general; aside from the technological changes that have helped Spartan Services go paperless and real-time, he sees one of the next areas for technology improvements in the handheld or mobile device arena. Soon, we may be able to check our water usage on our phone, receive an alert to leaks or shut valves down, and mitigate emergencies. Born and raised in the Bonney Lake area, Mason enjoys watersports such as boating and surfing. He also enjoys hot rod cars and tinkering or working on his house. He has a Boxer named Astro.

Dean Sloan

Commercial Account Representative

Dean has been with Spartan Services for seven years as the Account Manager. He has over 20 years of experience in sales and account management, representing a variety of industries from retail to construction, fire sprinkler systems and plumbing. Dean has an Associate’s degree in mechanical engineering. An Oregon native, he moved to the Tacoma area in the 1980s. He and his wife have one daughter who currently attends Washington State University. In his spare time, Dean enjoys camping and fishing.

Cosette Gibson-Pfaff


Cosette brings 25+ years of experience to Spartan working on both the revenue generating and operational side of the business and has a passion for growing healthy organizations. Her diverse background includes executive management/ownership in engineering, manufacturing, telecom, HVAC and running a business incubator. Cosette is married and has three grown children and two grandchildren and a 110 pound yellow lab, named J.C. She loves running, hiking, kayaking, golfing, skiing, snowshoeing and most outdoor activities.

Anne Boyle

Marketing/Administrative Coordinator

Anne came to Spartan with extensive experience in small business, customer service, and paperless office systems. It has been exciting for her to see Spartan move from paper systems to iPads for the service technicians, and a computerized dispatch and invoicing system for the office staff. She enjoys being challenged to pursue innovation for Spartan. Anne spent time on both coasts before settling with her family in Washington. Anne loves Arabians and showed horses for 30 years. Now she loves to travel, and enjoys boating and classic cars.


Customer Service Representative

Kandi is a true native of Western Washington; she grew up and still lives in Buckley, she loves the rain and rarely wears a raincoat or uses an umbrella. She is a great dispatcher and customer service agent for Spartan Services because she loves interacting with both the customers and service technicians. She’s had 12 years of dispatching experience and a lifetime of working in the customer service arena, beginning with her first job as a teenager at Mc Donald’s and as a cosmetologist in a hair salon for many years. Helping people is a priority for Kandi and you hear that in her patient and positive tone. Kandi is married and has three grown children and five grandchildren. Her hobbies include gardening, reading and weekend getaways.

Valerie Trimble

Business Administrator

Valerie is the office manager/bookkeeper at Spartan Services, and brings 15 years of experience in administrative work, office management, and bookkeeping. She says she’s never worked for a better company than Spartan Services. She really likes and respects the ownership, and believes they are genuinely nice people who listen to their employees and help them grow in their responsibilities and skills. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Valerie came to Tacoma as a child with her family in 1974. She graduated high school from Mount Tahoma and went to college to become a teacher, but ended up liking accounting more. She is the mother of three grown daughters and the grandmother of the “cutest” granddaughter in the world. Valerie enjoys camping, hiking, volleyball, and gardening in her spare time.


Service Technician

After leaving the Army 21 years ago, Mark became a plumber and is one of the most competent drain cleaners available. He receives many wonderful reviews from happy and satisfied customers because he takes pride in his work and enjoys solving plumbing problems. Married for more than 30 years, he and his wife have two grown boys. Mark loves animals and has two Boston Terriers. He donates 10 percent of his earnings to the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) and if he were “rich,” he would start his own non-profit for helping animals.


Service Technician

Jeff loves being a plumber, and believes it’s a very good opportunity for someone without a college degree to make a good, honest living. He enjoys being able to help people fix their plumbing problems at a fair price. He loves working at Spartan because it’s a company that is family owned and operated. Jeff was born and raised in Port Orchard, and loves spending time outdoors fishing, hiking, and camping. He also enjoys and plays the card game, “Magic.” Jeff is a newlywed and loves his “rescue” dog, an Australian Cattle dog named Ginger.


Service Technician

Bio coming soon.


Service Technician

Craig is a third generation plumber, growing up in the business. As a little boy, when he was sick from school, he would ride around with his dad, making drain cleaning service calls. Born and raised in Tacoma, he attended Washington High School and graduated from Clover Park Voc-Tech. Craig loves his job because he gets to be somewhat autonomous, gets to figure out how to solve problems, and help people. He loves classic cars and motorcycles, and has been a Seahawks fan since 1976.


Service Technician

Justin feels like plumbing is his calling – the right kind of job for him. He enjoys the challenge of fixing things and making people happy. Before plumbing, he worked as a maintenance technician for various property management companies, so he was familiar with the value of good plumbing techniques and good plumber technicians. He is a native of Whidbey Island, and enjoys living in the Northwest because there are so many opportunities to explore the great outdoors through hiking and camping. Justin also enjoys tinkering with toys, like his guitar and motorcycle.


Service Technician

As a guy who likes to work with his hands and is mechanically inclined, plumbing was a sure fit for Tony. He originally went to school to study drafting, design, and machining, and ended up with a plumbing license. With 14+ years’ experience as a plumber, he really likes the challenge of solving difficult problems for customers. Tony recently moved to Washington State from Las Vegas, after meeting his current girlfriend, who lives in the Tacoma area. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and snowboarding. He has two dogs, a Snoodle and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

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