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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.
Family. Faith. Writer. Making a difference. Creative. Loves quality time and traveling to new places to meet the locals.
David Benson is DCTileguy, a faithful believer, a husband, a father of 3, and lover of all Natural Stone!
Design Focused Tile O.G. He loves Mexico, beaches and martinis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Denise is an Army Veteran that has been with Architessa for over 10 years. Very dependable and always there when you need her.
Elise is a creative professional with a background in English lit and interior design. When Elise is not scheming for Architessa, you can find her at home mixing cocktails and reading books.
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.
Françoise Bang is a customer service rep who will do anything to reach her goal and make her clients happy. Françoise's work ethic stems from her background as a former track & field athlete.
JJ Wang is an ace accountant at Architessa. He is always eager to assist clients with any questions about their orders.
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.
Robert is what Robert is. He is passionate about processes & problem solving and that's likely the only time you'll hear from him - unless you mention the Baylor Bears.
Thea Persaud is a lover of all things art and design. Outside of the office, she spends her time drawing and collecting old cameras.
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.
Amy is always "seeking" and can find the answer to anything. Not surprisingly, she has a strong passion for treasure hunting including gold, meteorites, arrowheads, fossils, ginseng and old bottles after a rainstorm.
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.
Candace has over 25 years experience in the design industry. She is dedicated and passionate in helping to create beautiful spaces.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dad. Tile Connoisseur. Shutterbug. Gym Rat. Wayfarer.
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.
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.
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.
Lisa O'Donnell is an "experience junkie" at heart. While her days consist of helping Material Bank clients around the country, her nights and weekends are spent traveling the country with her husband and kids in their RV.
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.
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.
Susan Freed is an extreme extrovert who enjoys learning about others' personality types (even studied it in college). When she's not working with the A&D community to find the perfect tiles, she enjoys hiking with her pup, Remi.
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!
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.
Dawn's brings her background in Art History and Interior Design to every project and won't stop until you love it! She loves spending time with her husband and their two Doodles and making art.
Ginnie is a creative designer - always thinking outside the box. When she's not designing with tile, she's teaching her kids how to bake her "famous" salted chocolate chip cookies!
There is no project too large or too small for Jojo. 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!
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 gets finds design inspiration.
Reyna is the heartbeat of the showroom. She has an eye for detail that keeps everything running smoothly. When she is not supporting the showroom, she can be found volunteering or cooking for her family.
Connor Williams is a third-year student working remotely from Virginia Commonwealth University, while pursuing a major in PR and a minor in Spanish. Connor can usually be found in the gym or watching basketball!
Kimberly Cespedes is a tile lover at heart. When she is not assisting in the showroom, you can find her creating interior design sketches or looking through model homes.
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!
Sara Mendonca is a sales design consultant with Architessa in Vienna, where she assists clients with their projects. When not at work, Sara hides at home spending time with her son.
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.
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.
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!
Kaitlyn is fashion-forward in her approach to tile design. Outside of work you can catch her bringing her A-Game to a good ole fashioned game night!
With a background in media photography, Courtney provides creative insight to the design process and serves as sales support for Alexandria. In her free time you'll find her vintage hunting and getting in touch with her body and mind through yoga.
With a degree in Interior Design and years of experience in project management, you can count on Kylee to help your project move smoothly. She’ll be sure to show you lots of photos of her rescue pup, Calvin!
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!
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.
Managing the samples team at Architessa gives Felipe an amplified sense of community and team work. He loves spending time with with his family and volunteering at church.
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.
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!
Jose is a very helpful person. When he's not at the service desk, he's assisting the customers in the warehouse.
Kris Conti has decades of experience working in the tile industry. She is a strong believer in the power of positive thinking.
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.
Matthew Wilson is a hard worker day in and day out from start to finish. He has one goal and that's to get the job done. You can't beat him at 2K basketball!
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.
Tavon is a self-motivated, hard working guy. When he's not working, he's at home spending time with his family.
Tim is a dedicated hard working individual who enjoys taking on new challenges each and everyday. When he is not hauling the Architessa truck down Interstate 95, he enjoys taking a nice ride on his motorcycle.