We know how difficult it can be to find, spec and implement the perfect solution. That’s why we’ve got trained professionals who can help you through every aspect of dealing with all of your client’s stuff. They even make tasty waffles.
Julie Baumgartner, Orlando/Tampa Florida – Central Florida
Julie is the “newbie” of the A & D team. She was drawn to the role because of her love for design, organization and…cooking? Where else do you get to make waffles while solving STUFF problems?!
- IFMA Associate Member
- IIDA Associate Member
Christy Bishop, CDT, Raleigh NC – Northern/Eastern NC and Southwest Virginia
As a child, Christy’s favorite pastime was organizing her friend’s rooms. She used to have anxiety attacks when she watched cartoons in which messes were made. She finds her current role helping clients make their space simple and efficient a natural fit.
- IIDA – Carolinas Chapter: Raleigh’s co-city center director from 2008-2010; corporate facilities
forum director, 2010-2012
- CSI – Raleigh Durham Chapter: program chair; 2011-2012. president elect; 2012-2013
- Associate Member of AIA and IFMA
Kecia Foerster, Nashville, TN – Middle/Eastern Tennessee
Kecia enjoys puzzles and has put her architectural experience to use solving the ever-challenging puzzle that is storage and space management. Self-admittedly a little OCD about organization, she believes everything should have a designated place. When she isn’t alphabetizing her and her husband’s extensive collection of books and DVDs, she is helping others figure out a simple and efficient solution to their stuff problems. Or watching Nascar. Go Gordon!
Ann Kistinger, NCIDQ, LEED AP, Miami, FL – South Florida
Ann’s Downtown Miami condo has limited space. How does she fit her sizable collections of spices, cookware and books? She wields her 20 years of design experience to utilize every nook and cranny of available space. Storage design…with an incredible view!
- NCIDQ Interior Design License
- LEED AP Accredited
- IIDA Industry Member
Natalie Knezevic, LEED AP, Charlotte, NC – South Carolina
Natalie loves a clean, well-designed space and is constantly trying to find simple and clever ways to reduce the clutter. Whether it’s mentally rearranging the furniture or stashing away the odds and ends, she strives to bring order to space. Now designing storage solutions fulfills her need for organizational harmony. Sure beats rearranging her husband’s sock drawer every other day.
- IIDA Associate Member
Robin Knuppel, Jacksonville, FL – Northern Florida and South Alabama
Robin has a dozen Brownies. As a mother of four, wife to Andy and Girl Scout Leader, organization isn’t just a good idea, it’s a survival skill.
- CREW Jacksonville – Board of Directors 2009 & 2010
- AIA Jacksonville Allied Member
- USGBC North Florida Chapter
- IIDA affiliate member
Linda Skelton, Columbus, OH
Linda is well known for her cooking. Whenever someone needs a recipe, she’s the one to go to. Cooking (and life!) can get messy though, so staying organized the is key. Fortunately, as she often points out, there is a recipe to keep stuff in order, and she gets to put this idea into practice every day.
- USGBD member
- IIDA affiliate member
Lee Benton, Designer/Planner – Birmingham, AL
Lee enjoyed and excelled in art and design beginning in the 3rd grade and all the way through college. Now after 12 years as a designer and planner of storage systems, it’s evident the artist in him is alive and well.
Don Boeshart, Designer/Planner – Cincinnati, OH
When it comes to storage, Don’s been through it all. Starting in service, then sales, and finally design and planning, he’s developed quite a skill set to wield toward stuff problems. And, he carries those skills over into his home life where his wife and four kids keep him busy with projects like designing sheds, decks and closet storage systems. A designer’s work is never done.
Kendra Breeden, Designer/Planner – Charlotte, NC
Kendra is the newest member of the design/planning team, and one thing is clear – she was born for this! Her ability to solve stuff problems may have been forged in her disdain for the disorganized. If it needs organizing (and all stuff problems do), Kendra has proven she is up to the task.
Greg Ganas, Designer/Planner – Orlando, FL
Nobody has more experience in the business than Greg Ganas – he’s been doing it longer than some of our designers have been doing anything…like breathing! That’s not to say he’s old; he’s… experienced. That experience bleeds over into gardening and landscaping as well. Now, if he can just figure out how to design the perfect round of golf.
Beth Garber, Designer/Planner – Charlotte, NC
Beth’s design career began early. As a child, she developed her skills by building dollhouses. Now after 32 years of space planning professionally, she still is driven by the desire to solve the puzzle…to make it all fit.
Mike Hisman, Manager of Project Planning – Charlotte, NC
A confessed “gadget man” with a background in mechanical engineering, Mike is always looking for the latest and greatest…the fastest and coolest. Perhaps that is why he drives a sports car and has a retired racing Greyhound (Bullet) at home. It’s also why he cranks out CAD designs faster than you can say “stuff problem.”
Tiffani Koch, Allied ASID, Designer/Planner – Columbus OH
Just ask her family and friends, Tiffani is the organized one. Planning the family picnic…Tiffani. The Girl Scout camping trip…yep, Tiffani. And in her day job, she’s organizing everything – from evidence and art to weapons and files. Somebody get this girl a recliner!
Larry Kreis, Designer/Planner – Greensboro, NC
Thirty years ago, Larry began his “stuff” career on the sales side – selling filing and storage systems. When he joined Patterson Pope, he put all of his experience into planning and design. Doing both so well, he became P2’s resident trainer for new sales reps. If he doesn’t know it…it doesn’t need to be known!
Caroline McGee, Designer/Planner – Raleigh, NC
Caroline’s life revolves around solving stuff problems. Cooking, gardening, sculpting, and mothering a soon to be toddler, all involve the challenge of fitting too much stuff in the space allowed. Maybe that’s why she is so good at doing the same thing for architects and their projects.