Get to Know Callier and Thompson

Valerie Owens Q&A

Valerie Owens

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

The designers want it – I order it!


What are a few of your favorite things?

Watching movies with my husband, snuggling my dogs, my car


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

I have a secret love for plaid


What is one piece of advice or statement you want to make about the kitchen and bath industry (or remodeling)?

Love it or leave it!


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

The people!


Where did you grow up?

Collinsville, IL


What motivates you to work hard day in and day out?

The want to do the right thing all of the time even if it's not the easiest thing to do.


What makes you laugh most?

My husband!


Do you have family or pets?

Yes, a husband and 3 dogs.


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

Living in an RV


What is your favorite kitchen appliance and why?

The refrigerator because it keeps the beer cold.


If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

Warning: May laugh at inappropriate times.


What do you do for fun in your spare time?

Going bowling or finding new things to do in the St. Louis area.


What is your favorite game or sport to watch and/or play?

Favorite game to watch is hockey. Favorite game to play is chess.


What’s your favorite tradition or holiday and why?

Halloween! I love the decorations, I love candy, and I like to dress up in costumes.


What is your favorite thing to do in St Louis?

Try new restaurants.


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

Since Early 2019.


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

Don't panic!


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

"Walk Like an Egyptian" by the Bangles


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

"Doesn't Matter Anyway" by Greek Fire


If you had to teach a class on one thing, what would you teach?  

Geology because rocks rock!


Are you a cat person or dog person?

Uh, did you see my answer to the family/pet question? DOG PERSON! 🙂