Meet Your Partners For Success


Our Team

Elevations is comprised of talented and experienced professionals. All of our designers have spent years in the industry and have an unwavering commitment to understanding your needs, remarkable attention to detail and provide exceptional customer service. Our teams are experts at utilizing the latest 3D virtual tour technology, staying up-to-date with styles and trends, providing solution based concepts, budgeting, product selection and more. Their passion results in high levels of confidence as they explore ideas that capture your style and and functionality needs for everyday life.

RACHEL HARIG

Inside Sales & Design Consultant
616-676-2032
Ada


With a degree in Fine Arts & Interior Design and working experience in the industry since 2001, Rachel has a lot to offer. While she focuses primarily on cabinet design, she also provides closet, flooring, counters and tile designs for any room in the home. She enjoys designing floorplans and helping her customers select the perfect finishing touches. “I love to listen to clients’ needs and gain an understanding of their vision so I can help produce exactly what they have in mind,” she notes. “I work to create spaces they can visualize and understand before they are finished.” Rachel says tapping into her creativity is the best part of her job. She is always inspired by hearing how happy her clients are with the end results.

Kris Pesavento

Design & Sales Consultant
616-900-9929
Grand Rapids


Kris started her career in kitchens and bath design in 1996. With over 25 years of design experience Kris has worked extensively with builders, remodelers, architects, designers and homeowners. She’s a pro at everything from clever kitchen storage solutions to incorporation of unique cabinetry hues for one-of-a-kind kitchens. Her portfolio includes everything from modern, city chic to country cozy. She’s passionate about creating timeless designs that function smoothly and resonate emotionally. Kris loves a challenge and sees each new project as a unique design and problem-solving opportunity.

Justin Marquardt

Multi-Family Kitchen Specialist
231-638-8535
Grand Rapids


Justin has over 19 years in multi-family kitchen design. Decades in the industry, extensive education, training and participation in kitchen associations has made him the ‘go-to guy’ for local architects, designers, builders and designers. Justin’s clients appreciate his budget management capabilities and economical solutions that don’t sacrifice functionality or aesthetics. He has a hands-on, project management approach and provides clients with guidance and support – a true partnership for success. When we asked Justin what his favorite part of the job was, he shared, “I love every phase. It’s fulfilling to take a project from initial blueprint takeoffs to the final install”.

Ann Christensen

Design & Sales Consultant
616-900-9928
Grand Rapids


Ann calls on her architectural background and keen attention to detail to help homeowners create beautiful spaces that also fit into their lifestyle. She’s used to working with a variety of budgets, scales, and styles, from modern design to historic homes and flip projects. “I love solving the puzzle that is kitchen space planning,” she notes. “Small kitchens are my favorite because they are often the most challenging.” Ann’s creative design solutions have resulted in many happy customers.

Kaitlin Deuling

Purchasing
517-881-3450
Grand Rapids


Meet Kaitlin. Kaitlin has been a designer for over 14 years and is an active participant in local home builder associations and the National Kitchen & Bath Association. As the director of operations for Standard Kitchens, she is responsible for budgeting, managing leads, assisting with marketing strategies and keeping our showrooms up-to-date.

Her specialty? Storage solutions. She’s a pro at coming up with unique and useful storage ideas to get your kitchen organized. Kaitlin shares “I believe everything should have a proper place. With hectic schedules life can go a bit smoother when you are organized and know where your belongings are.” Visit us today and let Kaitlin bring some organization to your home.

KERRI FREDRICKS

Sales Manager
616-243-0196
Grand Rapids


Kerri graduated in 2001 with a degree in Interior Design. After serving as an inside sales and design associate, she transferred to the commercial sales division and became an Inside Sales Manager. As a manager, she oversees the entire inside sales design team. She enjoys encouraging, teaching, coaching and listening to her teams to support everyone’s success. Kerri loves to help teach her salespeople new things that help them to excel. Together, they work to provide the best customer relations, design solutions, organization and sales techniques. “Listening is a big part of the process,” Kerri shares. “Everyone has a voice and should be heard.”

WARREN RICHTER

Sales Manager
616-292-7927
Grand Rapids


As an Outside Sales Manager, Warren oversees a sales force tasked with developing relationships and providing super services to their home builder and remodeler customers. A core focus is helping his team communicate the company’s vision to help builders understand how Standard Kitchens can support their efforts by providing quality products and added value.

Warren conducts sales coaching and also assists with sales training in areas such as
design, products and continual process improvements all geared to support their customer’s needs. Warren is always on the lookout for ways to make processes run more smoothly for all involved. “No kitchen is the same,” he notes. “But each one deserves two ingredients of equal value: great design and great functionality.”

VANESSA GOULD

Inside Sales & Design Consultant
616-396-6584
Holland


As a Product and Design Specialist, Vanessa enjoys walking customers through the design process, from selecting a style, finish and materials that fit their vision, to creating function in their space. Vanessa works with pre-designed layouts and can also create customized designs that bring a fresh set of eyes to perfectly capture a customers’ individual needs and desires.

Vanessa lets customers know that the sky is the limit. “Sometimes it’s hard for them to envision a layout different than what they currently have,” she shares. “They often end up settling for a ‘new old kitchen,’ believing that is the only way to do it. I love showing them the potential their space actually has.”

Julie Ann Atkinson

Inside Sales & Design Consultant
616-396-6584
Holland


With over 22 years of design experience, Julie brings specialized talents to the table for all of her customers and is an invaluable member of the team. As an award winning designer and with a full spectrum of extensive working knowledge, she provides an enjoyable experience and successful kitchen remodels. Her design skills range from clean and contemporary to classic country spaces.
Julie is a pro at helping you realize your dreams while maximizing your budget. She creates rooms for living and loving and will plan a kitchen that’s customized just for you that considers every visual, functional and practical perspective. From consultation and planning to the finishing touches, Julie can guide you every step of the way.

Kelsey Schoenlein

Design & Sales Consultant
231-480-6866
Ludington


With a background in arts and a natural affinity for design and color, Kelsey has been creating stunning kitchens and baths for years. She’s a pro at everything from clever storage solutions to creating one-of-a-kind spaces by incorporating unique hues, textures, and layered looks. Kelsey’s experience ranges from historical homes to rustic cabin remodels. Having spent years in the building industry, she brings an in-depth knowledge of our products and the complete remodeling process to the table. Kelsey’s positive attitude and willingness to go the extra mile for customers has made her an invaluable member of our team!

Connie Lessard

Design & Sales Consultant
231-480-6867
Ludington


Meet Connie. Connie has a passion for everything showrooms – the people and products. With her “our showroom is your showroom” mentality, Connie focuses on ensuring that everyone who visits Elevations has a great experience and leaves inspired. She is known for her ability to connect with people and collaborates with the rest of the design team, helping wherever needed. With an in-depth product knowledge, Connie is relied on for her expertise, recommendations and creative solutions. She is passionate about striving for excellence and executing details resulting in practical, functional and smart designs.

LINDSEY NICHOLS

Inside Sales & Design Consultant
231-893-8503
Montague


Lindsey is a design professional who comes with 15 years of home building and remodeling experience. She loves designing beautiful, functional kitchens that become favorite gathering places at her clients’ homes. “Kitchens are the home’s centerpiece and set the tone for the entire house,” she notes, “I believe that the kitchen is the most important room in the home, and I love helping to create this space.”

Lindsey has a consistent, client-centered focus and builds strong relationships with everyone she works with. She loves meeting new people and making new friends.

Angela Ferguson

Inside Sales & Design Consultant
231-893-8503
Montague


Meet Angela. Angela has earned a degree in Applied Arts & Science & as a former interior design business owner she brings practical knowledge & expertise to the table. Her strength? Turning concepts into tangible reality by helping customers select the perfect product for their needs & creating designs that wow. Angela has worked extensively with architects, builders, remodelers & homeowners & her vision, skill, product knowledge & high-end design capabilities have resulted in unparalleled results for all of our clients.

Angela shared “Learning about our customers through our lifestyle assessment is always enjoyable to me. My goal is to not only help create beautiful living areas, but functional as well.”

Tia Danielle Simpson

Design & Sales Consultant
616-607-6387
Muskegon


Meet Tia Simpson! Tia is an award-winning designer with an extensive background in interior and kitchen design. She’s a pro at reimagining spaces and creating jaw-dropping kitchens and baths. With a natural eye for color, textures, hardware, and everything in between, she nails it for her clients every time. If you’re looking for ways to maximize your living area, she’s the girl for the job! She loves the challenge of finding ways to create maximum functionality and utilizing every nook and cranny. What we love about having Tia on our team is her dedication to ensuring an easy and stress-free experience for every customer. She loves what she does, and it shows in every design!

Lindsey Weiss

Design & Sales Consultant
616-887-9944
Sparta


With a degree in interior design and a natural affinity for design and color, Lindsey has been creating beautiful designs for years. She helps our clients with everything from selecting the perfect hardware finish to coordinating the final install. Lindsay shares “I love the fact that no two projects are ever alike. It’s very rewarding to meet new people, learn about their needs and turn their visions into actual working designs.” Lindsey’s positive attitude and her willingness to go the extra mile has made her an invaluable member of the team.