At PortaPros, we think offering reliable, local service starts with getting to know each other. So, we’ll start.
It’s the PortaPros staff that ensures we deliver clean equipment and reliable, local service. And when we say local, that means we’re entirely owned and operated in the Treasure Valley region. We don’t just service your area, we live here. We know the towns and roads. We serviced your sites before they were homes and buildings. We’ve been to your venues, run your races and know just how perfect a wedding can be with our region as a backdrop. Most of all, it means we’ll probably get to know each other. Here’s a little bit about us to break the ice:
Sales, Administrative & Accounting
Carl Arriola President
Carl was born and raised in Boise and is a former U.S. Army Officer. Carl founded PortaPros and led the acquisition of ABC Sanitation in 2012 and Anytime Portables in 2019. He earned his MBA and BA from Boise State University and has held senior management positions in the construction, rental, software and health industries.
Favorite Treasure Valley Sports Team: Boise High girl’s softball and, basketball because my daughter Brooklyn plays for the Brave.
Favorite Outdoor Activity: “Over the years my favorites have been bicycling and running. Today it’s paddle boarding and snow skiing because they are activities I enjoy with my kids.”
Favorite part of living in the Treasure Valley: “Being part of a community that I’ve been involved with for many years!”
Best part of working at PortaPros: “I love our team members and our customers that I get to work with every day, and I enjoy the variety of working indoors and outdoors.”
Ricky Parks Company Operations Manager
Ricky was born and raised in La Cresenta, California and he’s lived in the Treasure Valley for fifteen years. He joined PortaPros in 2015 and prior to that, he was in the event rental industry.
Favorite sports team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Favorite Outdoor Activity: “Golf”
Favorite part of living in the Treasure Valley: “The outdoors, the weather and the community.”
Best part of working at PortaPros: “I love the team that I work with every day. At PortaPros, we’re like a small family. I enjoy meeting with customers and supporting our local community.”
Jason Christie Sales Manager
Jason was born and raised in Boise. He joined the PortaPros team in 2014 and has previous experience in the event rental business, as well as, retail remodeling.
Favorite Treasure Valley sports team: Boise State Football & Boise State Men’s Basketball
Favorite Outdoor Activity: “Fly Fishing.”
Favorite part of living in the Treasure Valley: “The community, culture and food. I also enjoy how many amazing outdoor activities we have access to.”
Best part of working at PortaPros? “I get to work with great people each and every day. I’m also thankful for all the wonderful relationships I’ve gained in the Treasure Valley.”
Keith Spencer Administrative Manager
Keith was born and raised in Caldwell and has lived in various places throughout the Pacific Northwest. He joined PortaPros in 2018. Keith earned a BA in Business Administration from the University of Washington.
Favorite Treasure Valley sports team: College of Idaho Coyotes - Go Yotes!!
Favorite Outdoor Activity: “Fishing the beautiful alpine lakes of Idaho.”
Favorite part of living in the Treasure Valley: “Not having to drive the Seattle traffic. Taking a scenic drive on the weekend.”
Best part of working at PortaPros: “The team is the best I have ever worked with. The customers are always so happy to see us show up. I have never had a job where random people walk up to me and thank me for doing my job.”
Barbara Berlat Accountant
Barbara was born in Minneapolis and grew up in Miami and San Diego. In 2010, after selling Advanced Bio-Technologies, Inc. in Silverdale, WA, Barbara and her husband moved to the Treasure Valley. Barbara joined PortaPros in 2012 when the company was formed. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Cal State Northridge.
Favorite Outdoor Activity: “Hiking”
Favorite part of living in the Treasure Valley: “Sunshine, four seasons, outdoor activities and friendly people."
Best part of working at PortaPros: “My co-workers – everyone is professional and does their jobs well while still having fun.”
Tyler Patterson Nampa Operations Manager
Tyler was born in Seattle and was raised in Idaho. Prior to joining PortaPros in 2018, Tyler worked for the Idaho Department of Corrections.
Favorite Treasure Valley sports team: Boise State Broncos
Favorite Outdoor Activity: “Hunting, fishing, or anything outdoors.”
Favorite part of living in the Treasure Valley: “Being able to get to the lake or mountains quickly, maybe just taking a day trip to enjoy the peace of the outdoors.”
Best part of working at PortaPros: “Working with a great team, being able to help lead the drivers and the PortaPros team in helping keep our customers happy.”
Mike White Ontario Operations Supervisor
Mike was born in San Bernardino and raised in Rialto, California. Mike worked for Anytime Portables for thirteen years prior to PortaPros acquisition of Anytime in 2019.
Favorite Treasure Valley sports team: Boise State Football
Favorite Outdoor Activity: “Fishing”
Favorite part of living in the Treasure Valley: “The friendliness of the people.”
Best part of working at PortaPros: “Being able to work together with others as a team.”