Our Team

At the heart of California Closets is our philosophy of customization.

Experience has taught us that no two customers are the same. Especially when it comes to finding personalized solutions to organization challenges.

California Closets Design Consultants are trained to provide you with a distinct and unique storage design that embraces your belongings and the way you use your living spaces. A broad array of color and finish options, and accessories, will beautifully integrate your storage solution into your home d├ęcor and the life you lead. The combination of design skill and product choice creates a customized solution that responds to your needs and wishes exactly.

We invite you to learn more about the Design Consultants on our team:

Kate Cullen, Senior Design Consultant

Kate was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. She is a graduate of Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Art.

Adrianne Sheridan, Senior Design Consultant

Adrianne has been a Design Consultant with California Closets since 2004 and loves a challenge whether working in an odd shaped space, expanding the usable space or simply extending the existing beauty of the home. 
She has a degree in Industrial Design from University of Wisconsin Stout and lives in Bloomington in which she has personally run out of spaces to put California Closets in. 
"Once you have one you can't get enough!" - Adrianne Sheridan

Megan Fronek, Design Consultant

Megan is originally from St. Paul, graduated with a BA degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and now lives in Eden Prairie with her husband and two boys.
 

Staci Steinman, Design Consultant

Staci holds a Design degree in Technical Illustration/Graphic Design with an emphasis in Architectural Model Building. She spent some time with a design company just out of college and then moved into a finance position in a corporate environment. Although her experience in the corporate world was unrelated to design it did give her an invaluable business experience in many ways. "It gave me insight into how a business works and with that knowledge I was able to launch my own home based design business that eventually led me to my position with California Closets."

Heather Mullen-Smiley, Design Consultant

Heather has a background in commercial and residential interior design, custom cabinetry and remodeling. She earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in Interior Design from the Art Institutes International Minnesota. Heather loves working for California Closets because every project is as different and unique as each of her clients. She enjoys being able to find solutions for challenging spaces.

Mallory Dixon, Design Consultant

Mallory has been spatially inclined since a very young age. She remembers daydreaming in grade school about her modular classroom and how it would look like and function as a home instead of a learning facility. Love of art and creation led her to pursue a Bachelors Degree in Interior Design from The Art Institutes International Minnesota.

Brandy Ward, General Manager

Brandy has been with California Closets since 2008.  Her background/degree is in Interior Design and she is certified in Kitchen and Bath Design through the NKBA.  You may have seen her work as one of her interior design projects was on the cover of MSP Magazines 2010 Spring Home Remodel edition.  She was also a panel speaker at the 2012 national California Closets conference and has been certified as a California Closets "Performance Sales Manager".  In 2012 she was chosen to participate in the California Closets Design Symposium

Katie McGraw, Business Development & Design Studio Manager

Katie has worked as our Design Studio Manager since 2010.  She is knowledgable in our product and provides the customer service one would expect when working with California Closets.  In 2011 she won the Marketing of the Year Award and in 2012 she won the 2012 Peer Award.  She is great to both our clients and fellow employees.