What’s the best part about working in the kitchen and bath remodeling industry, according to you?
Every project is different – it keeps it interesting. Getting to know the homeowners and what will work best for them in their daily lives and then bringing it to life for them is the best part of what I do.
What inspired you to pursue a career in kitchen and bath remodeling?
I have a background in art, so I enjoy the creative aspect of putting together material selections and making a space new. I also enjoy problem solving and math, so I have the opportunity to use both sides of my brain.
What are a few of your favorite things?
Science fiction movies, reading, strong espresso and Crème brûlée.
What’s the most daring thing you’ve ever done?
Water skiing in the ocean off of the coast of southern California – you never know what could be beneath you in the water.
Do you have family or pets?
I have a wonderful husband of over 20 years and three fantastic kiddos.
What do you do for fun in your spare time?
When the weather is warm enough I love to be on the water in our boat. Once it gets colder, I love to read a good book.
What’s your favorite tradition or holiday and why?
Halloween is my favorite holiday. I love all the spooky stuff – decorating, carving pumpkins, costumes, and handing out candy. A favorite tradition in our family is going to the pumpkin patch every year.
What is your favorite thing to do in St. Louis?
I would have to say going to the St. Louis Zoo is something I have always enjoyed. Also going to see a show at the Fox is always a treat. No matter how many times I go there I can always find something new in the architecture.
How long have you been in the kitchen and bath industry?
I have been in this industry and with Callier & Thompson since 2010.
What’s the most rewarding part of your job, and why does it matter to you?
The most rewarding part of my job is getting to know my clients and giving them a space designed especially for them/ Taking a more personal approach to the designing creates a lasting relationship with those clients and is a big reason that we have families coming back for multiple projects.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Jump in with both feet – don’t be afraid to take risks. If you fail, learn from it and keep going.