- Posted March 7, 2014 by
Dimitri Blagodarov Goes From Successful Model to Successful Contractor
Eight years ago, Dimitri Blagodarov moved to Canada from Europe. Not very fluent in the English language, Dimitri quickly picked up the language as he attended Red River College in Winnipeg. During a career fair held at the college, Panashe modeling agency reached out to him and asked him to model for their company.
Though he knew little English at that time, Dimitri Blagodarov knew that this would be an interesting and once in a lifetime opportunity. Dimitri was lured back to their modeling booth. “According to them, I had one of those natural modeling looks,” he explained.
Even with such a once in a lifetime opportunity falling in his lap, Dimitri Blagodarov knew that his education was more important than a career as a model. With school as a top priority, he modeled twice a week after school. Panache gave Dimitri the opportunity to be a runway model for various big name brands like Hugo Boss, Diesel and Lacoste. He shot ads for these companies, and the campaigns were spread throughout the Manitoba province Dimitri Blagodarov resided.
As Dimitri Blagodarov’s contracting career began to take off, his modeling career took a back seat. “I really enjoyed modeling for Panache because they allowed me to experience something not many people get to experience,” explains Dimitri, “but it was always a hobby and I am too busy with my career to go back.”
After a few years as a hardwood and tile installer, Dimitri Blagodarov believed that it was time that he began his own business. So six years ago Dimitri opened the doors for Profie Construction. Dimitri Blagodarov takes pride in what he does and only provides high quality work. His great quality work has not gone unnoticed. In fact, Dimitri and Profie Construction was mentioned in Canadian Home Trends for an amazing kitchen and living room job he completed. In the article Designed with Entertainment in Mind, he was applauded for the magnificent and well detailed tile work that was done throughout the kitchen. With such success in his contracting career, Dimitri Blagodarov really has no free time for himself.