Get to Know Callier and Thompson

Valerie Owens Q&A

Valerie Owens

How would you describe your role on the Callier and Thompson team?

Order and keep track of lead times for certain materials for the jobs we do.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

Don’t panic

Share with us one unusual thing many people may not know about you?

I think goat yoga is fun

What do you like most about working for Callier and Thompson Kitchens, Baths, Appliances? 

The people! We all work great together!

Where did you grow up?

Maryville/Collinsville, IL

What makes you laugh the most?

My husband and new puppy    

What’s the most daring thing you’ve ever done?

We lived in an RV for 3-1/2 years

What is your favorite kitchen appliance and why?

The refrigerator because it keeps food fresh

Do you have family or pets?

Yes. A husband, stepson, and dog

What do you do for fun in your spare time?

Watch too much TV and too many movies 

What’s your favorite tradition or holiday and why?

Halloween, because I love candy and dressing up in costumes

How long have your been in the kitchen and bath industry?

A little over 3 years

If you have to sing Karaoke, what song do you pick?

Walk Like an Egyptian by The Bangles or Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin

If you were a professional baseball player, what song would you choose for your “walk up song”? 

Fireball by Pitbull

Are you a cat person or dog person?


If you could have an unlimited supply of something, what would it be?

Money of course!  Or fresh fruit.

What is your favorite season and why?

Fall! It’s a cozy season without being too cold and I love fall fashion!

What are you most grateful for?

To be surrounded by great family and friends

If you could have a super power what would it be?

To fly because I hate traffic