Brian Raymond – President
As a native to the area and one of SWFL’s leading experts in Interior Architecture, Home Remodeling and Kitchen & Bath Design. Brian has worked in prestigious communities from Sarasota to Marco Island to provide his clients with original, memorable spaces. Function is amply addressed, but so are aesthetics and comfort. Through his projects, Brian adds to the design and functional vocabulary of Kitchens and Baths. His timeless work has been featured in a multitude of publications including Home and Design and Florida Design magazine. He is also the recipient of numerous design awards, including first place in the CBIA Sand Dollar Awards for Best Kitchen and Best Master Bath in a Single Family Home, Best Showroom Design in Collier County and Best Condo Remodel. Brian is also a Certified Building Contractor in the State of Florida. In his spare time Brian enjoys fishing, hiking and watching his daughter play travel volleyball.
Brandy Carrejo – Design Consultant
Brandy has a BA in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Colorado. She grew up in Western Pennsylvania helping her parents develop and build out a subdivision, which is were her passion for the design/ build industry began. Her career path has led to experience in space planning, kitchen and bath design, Real Estate sales and Management. She is customer service driven and will always put your needs first. Communication, time management and attention to detail are always a top priority when working with clients. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exploring new cities and countries, while making new friends along the way.
Barbara Laurent – Design Consultant
A passion for architecture and design, the renovation of an 1895 Victorian, and constantly helping friends with their homes led Barbara back to school mid-life to pursue and receive a Master of Architecture degree. A Naples resident since 2003, Barbara has renovated countless condominiums and homes, always with one goal in mind, to provide her clients with results beyond their expectations within the budgets and time constraints they have set. She is a true believer that clients are an integral part of the design team, and her knowledge of both the design and construction processes gives her the ability to guide her clients through the renovation experience with great empathy. Her ability to sketch in 3-D while with her clients helps them visualize her ideas. A St. Louis native, she spent 25 years in Boston (go Pats!) and has lived in Sarasota and Knoxville. She was the recipient of the Henry Adams American Institute of Architects Medal, and she is an Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects
Andrea Pohl – Design Consultant
NKB Designer, Andrea Pohl, earned her Bachelors of Interior Design at LaRoche College in Pittsburgh, PA. and has been an ASID, Allied Member since 1999. She grew up in Pittsburgh and attended various art programs in the Pittsburgh, which include Carnegie Mellon and The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Andrea has had her own Interior Design Business in Pittsburgh taking on many high-end residential projects including designing interior spaces for new home construction from City Dwellings, to the Suburbs, Retirement Living to Mountain Homes. She also gained tons of experience being involved with a family-owned development and home building company, where she was part of the startup and involved for over 20 years. Andrea has collaborated with many architects, builders and various trades along the way. She credits her success to the great relationships established from working with these professionals along with her clientele. Andrea’s family life consists of raising 4 wonderful children. She has 5 grandsons and 1 on the way. She is a lover of all animals which includes many dogs and rescue cats while managing a barn full of Quarter Horses on her property in the Pittsburgh area. She is also loving the Naples life and Clients that she has had the pleasure of working with at Naples Kitchen & Bath!
Tina Raymond - Showroom Manager
Tina joined the team in February 2023 after a long career in Lifestyle & Communications within Country Clubs in Naples. Her smiling face will greet you in the Showroom and she will be attentive to all of your remodeling needs while assisting our Design Team throughout your entire renovation process. Tina possesses a strong customer service and sales background including roles that required leadership and motivational strength. Her abilities to communicate and multitask are valuable to our team. She will be working diligently with our team to assist as much as possible with all of their projects in effort to help produce results efficiently and to exceed customer expectations. Her bright and cheery personality are her best attributes that our clients and our team will appreciate most. In her spare time, Tina spends most of her time with her lovely children & fur babies, as well as her family and friends. She also enjoys traveling, reading, attending bible studies, rollerblading, skiing, boating, and exercise. She is on the Board for a local non-profit organization called Project Outreach and volunteers at church in youth programming.
Aliyah Aceves - Design Assistant
Aliyah recently joined our Design Team and has over 4 years of customer service experience. She has attended Interior Design School and is finishing obtaining her college degree as well as obtaining her real estate license. She first became interested in Interior Design in her senior year of high school in 2020 when she decided to remodel her own bedroom and it sparked her passion for this business. She recently moved here from Texas where she lived for the past 11 years. She was born in San Diego, California and her parents both served in the United States Navy. Aliyah moved to Florida in July of 2022 and has 2 beautiful dogs, Tito & Lando. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her dogs, hanging out with friends, reading, sewing (she even owned a small sewing business in Texas) and going to church.
Steve Smith - Construction Manager
Steve has a wealth of knowledge in construction, having been in the industry for 20+ years. He began his career in upstate New York where he worked for high end commercial builders. Steve had the opportunity to travel and build at a military base in Afghanistan as well. Relocating to Southwest Florida six years ago, he continues to be in the construction sector. He has a passion for the business and strives to keep the construction side of the business organized and efficient. Steve is a very knowledgeable sports fan and played in a men's traveling softball team throughout the country and he’s been inducted to the National softball hall of fame. Steve enjoys golfing and getting out and about in his free time in addition to spending time with his wife and step daughter.
Ken Flaska-Service & Warranty Manager
Ken is a long time Naples Resident with an extensive background in real estate and construction. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in business, he formed a real estate development company that purchased and constructed multi-family residential units. He subsequently became a construction manager for a national construction firm and completed residential, commercial and retail projects in 23 different states including Florida. He is a registered Certified Building Contractor in the State of Florida. Ken’s goal is to insure a prompt and professional response to each service and warranty request. When not addressing service and warranty concerns, He continuously oversees ongoing projects to ensure the highest possible quality of service to Naples Kitchen and Bath clients.
Jenny Guerrier - Design Assistant
After graduating high school in 2021, Jenny continued her education at the New York Institute of Art and Design. She studied Interior Design and 3D Modeling in hopes of becoming a designer. She started gaining interest in Real Estate and will soon obtain her license. The design field has always been of interest to Jenny. As a little girl, she would decorate her room, adding new wall decor and helping her mom shop for new decoration pieces for the home. Jenny also spends time watching videos online of homes being flipped and remodeled. She believes, “Your home should tell the story of who you are and a collection of what you love.`` In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, going on weekend trips to nearby cities, and working out.