Meet Our Cabinet Designers
Angie Schierman - Beaverton, OR
Angie has been designing cabinets since 2005 and has worked with over 14 different manufacturers on projects large and small. In addition to having a keen eye for design, she also has the patience to work with clients at their own pace. Outside of work Angie enjoys spending time with her sister and friends wine tasting, watching Seahawk football games, and doing her own projects on her house.
Chelsea Jackson - Seattle, WA
Design has been Chelsea’s calling her entire life, ranging from floral design, interior/exterior design and currently cabinet design. She’s been hands-on with the home remodeling process so she knows the rewards and hiccups that come with these types of projects. Chelsea would love to turn your vision into reality and has all the patience needed to help guide you through the process.
Damiano "Dom" Medina - Hillsboro, OR
With an extensive background in CAD and woodworking, it made perfect sense for Damiano to gravitate toward home improvement with a main focus on kitchen and bathroom cabinet design. With an eye for detail and a mind for engineering, he is ready to help bring both beautiful form and personalized function to your next project. Whether you’ve handled similar projects in the past or this is your first time shopping for cabinets, Damiano will be able to recognize your needs and properly educate you while ensuring the design process is a unique and rewarding experience.
Daniel Birch - Clackamas, OR
Self-expression, functionality, and relaxation. Your kitchen is one of the most versatile places in your home and is an extension of your personality. It should provide peace in the morning with a cup of coffee, an accessible and functional cooking space, and the place to gather with family & friends. After a few years in full kitchen design with a specific focus on cabinet design, Daniel has the experience and knowhow to pull your whole space together to give you the best of visual design along with the best in functionality. “With an understanding of your wants/needs/desires, together we can make your dream come to life!”
Danny O'Malley - Seattle, WA
In 2005, Danny left the financial industry to pursue his true passion for design and construction. He enjoys the process and the varying facets of designing for both new construction and remodeling projects. He also enjoys the variety in working with builders, contractors, designers and homeowners. Danny’s process is to listen to his clients, so that together, they can achieve their design and functionality goals for their kitchen or bath.
EJ Nelson - Tigard, OR
After completing her Associates in Interior Design in her hometown of Louisville, KY and winning a National Kitchen and Bath design award, EJ moved with her husband and 2 kids to the PNW to be closer to her daughter and grandkids.She has been a Kitchen Designer for 10 years and has even done upholstery work for an episode of Restaurant Impossible. She has been obsessed with MidCentury design for the last 20 years. Her passions are family, design, quilting, macramé, camping, her 2 mini Dachshunds Maisy and Nola, and music (especially 70s and heavy metal). “My priority is listening to the client’s goals, and creating a space they love living in, that is as functional as it is beautiful.” Her specialty is custom designed components.
Heather Young - Portland, OR
Heather joined the remodel industry in 2009 and has been designing cabinets since 2012. With a passion for cabinetry and puzzle solving, Heather works with clients to create beautiful spaces that function with ease. Understanding that every project is unique in scope and budget, her goal is to make your kitchen and bath dreams a reality through developing relationships, education, and listening to your wants and needs. In her free time, Heather loves reading and exploring all that Portland has to offer.
Jenn Mariano - North Seattle, WA
Jenn has been in the home improvement industry since 1998 and specifically as a cabinet designer since 2012. She has a broad understanding of all design types from ultra-modern to classic traditional and enjoys creating designs that speak to her clients taste and personal style. Jenn and her husband love to travel and enjoy hikes in the great northwest with their dog. She also enjoys gardening and interior paining on the weekends.
John Dyer - Tacoma, WA
John approaches every project with one simple aim - to be a positive, reliable source for the client throughout their project. With his nearly 30 years in the industry, beginning as a custom cabinet maker and installer, to a blueprint-takeoff estimator following college, to the last two-thirds of those years in design (the area he finds the most rewarding), John brings a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge to any cabinet project. Add patience, being a good listener, and his attention to detail and you have someone you can truly rely on to assist you with your project from start to finish. Whether turn-key rental or multi-family units, to every mid-level need, to high-end projects -- both commercial and residential -- John has assisted thousands of very satisfied homeowners, builders, architects, designers and their clients throughout the Northwest. Having worked in the areas of manufacturing and installation, he is also able to communicate clearly with the client's installers. Outside of work, John enjoys travel, photography, hiking, and is a licensed pilot.
Karen Singleton - Redmond, WA
Karen started out in the residential remodeling industry 24 years ago and began designing beautiful, and functional kitchens, baths and other home spaces for her clients. She loves the challenge of creating spaces specific to each homeowner’s needs and lifestyle, throwing in a little surprise for them, and seeing their satisfaction in the finished product. Karen loves her family time, her four gorgeous grandchildren, doing renovation projects in her own home, cooking, wine tasting and travel.
Katie Speck - Gresham, OR
Katie grew up in residential construction, working for her family’s design-build firm in the field as a carpenter before officially transitioning to sales and design in 2017. As a Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR) through NARI – she gets it: There’s a LOT going on during any given project, be it residential remodeling, new construction, or a commercial project. “My job as the cabinet designer is to make the process as easy as possible for the contractor and homeowner. I would love to help you bring your ideas to life!”
Kirsten Starr - Bend, OR
I have a fondness for Bend and I’m happy to be back to the Northwest. I bring over 25 years of interior design experience and a residential renovation hobby. I have a passion for design and enjoy working with my clients to find personalized solutions. When I’m not swinging a hammer on my own house, I’m dragging some friend up a mountain, camping, backpacking, skiing, riding, running, baking or eating… and I like to eat!
Nancy Duong - Tigard, OR
Portland native and Oregon State graduate with a BS in interior design and an emphasis in kitchens and baths, Nancy has been designing and working in the kitchen and bath industry for over 15 years. Her objective and passion is to create spaces that reflect the client’s personality and lifestyle; designing timeless spaces they will enjoy spending time in. Nancy thrives off the energy and enthusiasm of her clients and believes the relationship between a client and designer is just as an important a detail as the materials selected. No project is too big or too small! Nancy would love to help you start the process of making your project become a reality.
Renee Lopes - Fife, WA
Renee has been in the design and remodeling industry for 21 years so she understands the process (and the stresses) that are associated with it. She enjoys guiding customers through this process whether it’s designing their forever home or updating their current home before selling. Her goal is to bring great design and style ideas to the table to make you fall in love with your new kitchen or bathroom. In her spare time she enjoys wine tasting with her husband and friends and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Rick Bosckis - Vancouver, WA
With an extensive background in cabinet manufacturing, product development and cabinet design, Rick offers a unique perspective in designing for residential and commercial spaces. He enjoys working with customers using his knowledge and design ideas to help them realize their dreams. In the end it’s not just about a great design, but enjoying the process along the way. He loves the great outdoors and spending time with family, backpacking camping, boating. And when he gets a chance, he wants to go on a great adventure on his Harley.
Ryan Allen - Everett, WA
Starting in the home improvement industry in 2002, Ryan entered the cabinet design profession in 2012. He possesses extensive product knowledge in the areas of cabinetry, countertops, and appliances. Over years of experience, Ryan has developed a good awareness of the client’s desired aesthetics and the preferred function of their new cabinets. Equipped with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, he has an understanding of human nature to assist with both the pressures of decision making and the art of compromise while still making the process enjoyable. Connecting with customers on a personal level is what makes the field of design so enjoyable for Ryan, which is evident in the satisfaction and confidence his clients have with the level of customer service he provides.
Tam Granzow - Tacoma, WA
Tam has an extensive design and new construction background with over 20 years in the industry. She loves to cook which helps her create the functionality of a kitchen. She listens to her client’s needs, wants and issues with patience, understanding and knowledge and has the ability to help couples, with opposite design ideas, find that happy medium. She has a Certificate in Kitchen and Bath Design and is currently finishing up her Bachelor’s Degree. Tam lives in a tiny house with her 4-legged little buddy and loves to travel, good wine and Mexican food.