Architessan Core Values

Meet the Architessans!

Architessa is proud of the community of hardworking, dedicated and caring people it employs. What we do wouldn’t be possible if not for the time and effort that everyone puts in, not just in their workday, but volunteering in the community too.

Executive Team


A&D Sales

David has been with Architessa for 11 years and enjoys using his experiences and expertise to better serve his clients. When he's not at work, you can find him at home with his wife, 2 year old son, and (soon to be) newborn daughter.

David Arabe

Inside Sales

Jon is part of the commercial sales team. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys being outdoors. Jon is a proud father and husband who loves spending time with his family.

Jon Boor

Internet Sales

Diana Benesh

A&D Sales, Atlanta

Kymberlee Braselton is a creative innovator discovering new ways to collaborate with the A&D world. When she's not playing with tile, you'll find her exploring the outdoors with her twins.

Kymberlee Braselton

A&D Sales, Atlanta

Brittany has a yellow lab named Klondike who loves going on hikes. In her spare time, she enjoys being with family and dirt-biking on the weekends.

Brittany Budjako

A&D Sales

Joey’s exceptional knowledge of the tile industry and interior design are the predominant forces for his success with Architessa. His personalized attention and dedication to each project results in the highest level of quality and client satisfaction.

Joseph Caponiti

Sales Design Consultant, Richmond

Kate Van Cleef brings a long history of customer-centered care to the residential sales team. She enjoys trivia, board games, and watching movies with her cats.

Kate Van Cleef

Inside Sales Support

Kimberly DeLay

Inside Sales, Richmond

Ashland Faunce

SE Commercial Sales Manager

Jill Fedie is a designer by trade with a true passion for the industry & all the "tile toys" we offer. When not "playing with tile" she can be found out with friends, cooking something new, or on the yoga mat.

Jill Fedie

Inside Sales Manager

Chris Hill has committed the last 10 years with the inside commercial sales team to build a culture of inclusion, collaboration, and responsibility. He enjoys playing competitive soccer with a rec league in Baltimore. 

Chris Hill

Inside Sales Representative

Jake Mathew leaves no stone unturned and is solutions oriented and driven here in commercial sales. Outside of work, he's a tech junkie who loves guitars, cars, and making folks laugh.

Jake Mathew

DC Metro Commercial Sales Manager

Dad. Tile Connoisseur. Shutterbug. Gym Rat. Wayfarer.

Jim McCourt

Inside Sales Representative

Joe is a results-oriented member of our team who takes customer advocacy with the upmost importance. When he's not working he's busy being a family man with his beautiful wife and amazing 4 year old son.

Joe Mathew

A&D Sales, NOVA

Tia Maxie is determined to win and doesn’t take no for an answer. She is fun-loving, energetic and magnetic. Her children call her the best mom in the universe! 

Tia Maxie

VP of Strategic Accounts & Business Development

Monica Meade

Inside Sales Representative

Andy began in the tile industry working with his brothers as a setter. On the weekends you can find him hiking in the mountains or relaxing on the beach with his girlfriend and his dog Bubba.

Andy Nielson

Material Bank Sales Rep

Lisa is an "experience junkie" at heart. While her days consist of helping MB clients, her nights and weekends are spent traveling with her husband and kids in their RV.

Lisa O'Donnell

Inside Sales Representative

Matthew Ohan inside and out is a "carefree type" person. When he is not providing samples and pricing to our clients for our Atlanta branch, you can find him spending as much time as possible with his family.

Matt Ohan

A&D Sales

Phil is a creative and passionate sales professional. He has over 20 years of commercial interior architectural design experience. He finds rejuvenation through the outdoors.

Phil Purgason

Inside Sales Representative

Xavier was born and raised in Montgomery County and really enjoys his work at Architessa. He is a father of two high energy boys. Loves TV shows, movies and sports (especially baseball!) Health is wealth.

Xavier Rojas

Inside Sales Representative

When not managing projects for the commercial team, Christy enjoys being creative. Anything from painting to crocheting to interior design. You can find her bingeing The Office with her husband, daughter and cats.

Christy Scaljon

A&D Sales, Carolinas

Deborah Webb

Rockville Showroom

Sr. Sales Design Consultant

Interior Design degree-holder Kristen worked for several design firms before working at Architessa the past 17 years. She enjoys traveling with her husband to Europe where she finds design inspiration.

Kristen Howard

Sales Design Consultant

With 30+ years of experience in the kitchen & bath industry, Stacey is a wealth of knowledge.  She is a beach baby at heart and shares this affinity with her five grandchildren.

Stacey Alas-Roque

Sales Design Consultant

Emily King finds the fun in every project she does. Large or small! When she isn't helping you design your home, you can see her snuggling up to her cat Puma and eating tacos.

Emily King

Sales Design Consultant

Marie turned her passion for interior design and art into a career. Traveling the world and daily nature walks with her family are just a few sources for her design inspiration.

Marie Page

Sales Support

Victor is a young professional with a bachelors degree in physical education. Outside of the office you can find him hiking, at the gym, or going to nice restaurants.

Victor Santos

Sales Design Consultant

Rebecca Sirico

Vienna Showroom

Sales Support

With a bachelors in illustration, Colleen has an eye for color and shape, and will dig down to the tiniest details in a design. When is is not in the showroom, she relaxes by painting and baking bread (which her cat always tries to snag a bite from)!

Colleen Durant

Sales Design Consultant

Eric Garcia loves to perform! When he is not working at Architessa Vienna, you can find him on the local community theatre stage or performing arts center.

Eric Garcia

Sr. Sales Design Consultant

Donna Halloran has been in the Real Estate/Construction Industry for 20+ years. She loves guiding her clients to make beautiful choices. In her spare time she loves hiking, reading, and shopping.

Donna Halloran

Sr. Sales Design Consultant

Marianna loves working with clients spending a lot of time designing beautiful areas in their homes. When she is not in the showroom she does yoga, reads a lot and cooks delicious meals for her family!

Marianna Ouzdanova

Washington D.C. Showroom

Sales Design Consultant

JT Christensen loves using natural material with dramatic variation in his projects. He has a feisty schnauzer named Yoshi and is an avid contemporary art museum goer.

JT Christensen

Sales Support

Bruno Feranades

Sales Design Consultant

Desiree McCrorey is a DMV native with an eclectic design sense - loving to mix textures, styles and patterns. When she is not in the showroom, you can find her with her two rottweiler fur babies, Thor and Phoenix.

Desiree McCrorey

Sales Design Consultant

Judi Simon brings her California roots, perspective and vast design experience to her work at Architessa. Between family, friends and work, she's always on the go!

Judi Simon

Baltimore Showroom

Dana Omdahl

Alexandria Showroom

Sales Support

Jaime Lachine

Sales Design Consultant

There is no project too large or too small for Jo-Jo. She is vibrant, very committed to her clients and is a force to be reckoned with. With an eye for fashion, you'll never catch her in the same outfit twice!

Jo-Jo Reyna


Customer Service Manager

Eliza Chan when not managing the Architessa customer service team and working to put smiles on her client's faces, she is traveling and exploring different countries.

Eliza Chan

Product Data Specialist & SFDC Admin

Joshua Cranford

Commercial CS Rep

Steve Gibbs

Customer Service Representative, Residential

Denise is an Army Veteran that has been with Architessa for over 10 years. Very dependable and always there when you need her. 

Denise Grullon

Residential Sales Manager

With 20+ years experience in the design/flooring industry, Kimberly has seen it all. She is usually watching scary movies or the Washington Capitals with her fur-babies and spending quality time at local vineyards with her husband.

Kimberly Hubert-Mejia

Marketing Manager

Courtney James is a "creative type" through and through. When she is not managing the Architessa marketing team, you can find her on the local community theatre stage or buried in a sketchbook.

Courtney James

Marketing Specialist

Austin is the newest addition to the marketing team, and is passionate about the marketing and photography he does. Out of the office, he is a dedicated husband and avid car enthusiast.

Austin Meyer

Customer Service Representative

Nisha Mills

Accounts Payable Specialist

Bonnie Perry is the charitable type who gives to those in need. When not working as AP Specialist at Architessa she enjoys museums, volunteering and watching Lifetime movie marathons.

Bonnie Perry

Graphic Design & Marketing Specialist

Alexia is a lover of all things art. Fitting to her role in the marketing team, she strives to incorporate creativity into all things produced.

Alexia Rios

Marketing & Merchandising Director

Julie Taury


Yassin Tucker loves everything Faith, Family, Fashion and Formula. She can be found dabbling in any of the 4 “F’s” outside of her role as a controller and manager of the Accounting department.

Yassin Tucker

Collections Accountant

Anthony Vincente is the patient type and loves to help others. When not collecting money for Architessa he enjoys traveling, shopping and watching good movies.

Anthony Vincente

Staff Accountant

JJ Wang is an ace accountant at Architessa. He is always eager to assist clients with any questions about their orders.

JJ Wang


Logistics Coordinator

Ernest Carlton is the type of person who enjoys interacting with coworkers and clients alike. He also enjoys seeing projects in person when making our clients' deliveries.

Ernest Carlton III

Warehouse - Rockville

When I'm outside the workplace, you can find me hanging out with my friends, talking about sports, or playing games. You can also spot me at the library doing some college work, reading a book or simply just watching Netflix.

Cristian Cerrate

Product Manager

Laura oversees all product selections and purchasing. As a mother of 3 girls, she spends her free time running kids to dance classes and lessons.

Laura Collins

Purchasing Agent

Kris Conti has decades of experience working in the tile industry. She is a strong believer in the power of positive thinking.

Kris Conti

Tile Cutter

Eugenio Garay

Samples Production Director

Abraham Garcia

Merchandising & Warehouse Counter

Milton Guevara likes working in the warehouse serving customers. During the week he is going to our showrooms making sure he meets their samples needs.

Milton Guevara

Samples Packer

Nichol Jallorina

Product Fulfillment Specialist

JK is a hard worker who takes pride in everything he does. When he's not leading the night crew, he can be found rooting for the Green Bay Packers!

Jankuba "JK" Kromah

Warehouse Counter

Jose is a very helpful person. When he's not at the service desk, he's assisting the customers in the warehouse.

Jose Lazo

CDL Driver

Tilarbe Ouadja

Regional Warehouse Manager

Chuck Poole is perfectionist with a "can do, will do" attitude. When he is not leading his team in the Warehouse, he can be found outside enjoying the sun!

Chuck Poole

Samples Packer

Chuck Poole Sr.

Stock Purchasing Assistant

Craig Rowin


Katie Steuernagle

Product Fulfillment Specialist

Lauren loves hanging out with her pup Theo and spending as much time outdoors as possible.

Lauren Thomas

Warehouse Receiver

Howard Williams is a fun, happy, loving person. When he's not at work, you can catch him home playing videogames or spending time with friends and family.

Howard Williams

Product Fulfillment Specialist

Tavon is a self-motivated, hard working guy. When he's not working, he's at home spending time with his family.

Tavon Wooten

Giving Back

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