Our Team

At the heart of California Closets is our philosophy of customization. Here in Colorado, our 25+ years of experience has taught us that no two customers are the same. Especially when it comes to finding custom closet solutions to organization challenges.

We pride ourselves on having a team that is professional, honest and focused on your unique needs. We’re not pushy or opinionated, and we don’t take shortcuts.

Our team has been working together for so long that we’re like family. In fact, our owners’ six children have all worked at California Closets at one time or another!

When you work with our team, you’re getting the benefit of over 25 years of experience. From your first phone call, to your design consultation, to the manufacturing and installation of your custom closet- we focus on delivering a superior custom closet solution and an exceptional experience.

Meet our team:

Bill and Janet Higbee, Owners

For 27 years, Bill and Janet Higbee have owned and operated California Closets Denver. They’re proud to run a family business built on honesty, hard work and integrity.Along the way, they have created a team of experienced designers and installers who feel like family. At one point or another, their six kids have all worked at the business too!

Agatha Armstrong, Design Consultant

I have traveled to practically every corner of Colorado in my 20 years as a Design Consultant and serviced all of the mountain areas for 10 years.  Prior to working for California Closets, I was the executive director of our local Chamber of Commerce and owned a floral shop.I pride myself in developing a rapport with my customers.  I am conscientious and considerate about their living space, work space and families; I think that really goes a long way.

Cressa Gamache, Senior Design Consultant

I began my career in 2000 and I am very passionate about what I do.  Customer satisfaction and attention to detail have been key contributors to my success.  This is not just about selling a product!  I spend time to ensure superior designs, customer service, and excellence.

Dan Higbee, Design Constultant

I like to have fun involving clients in the design process. I always try to design on site, which allows me to get an up-close sense of their lifestyle, be budget conscious, and ultimately design a fully functional custom closet or storage system with style.We have such a great product - I love sharing it and showing people how it is possible to increase square footage in any given space. I love our brand, and our corporate team who is always on the cutting edge of style and technology.

Kristin Becker, Design Consultant

I approach each client with an enthusiastic “can do” attitude. I listen to each client’s specific needs and wants and create a custom closet or storage space unique to fit them and their style.I have been a designer with California Closets since 2007. I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an interior design concentration and 1 year of experience in furniture sales.

Rachel Strobel, Design Consultant

I received my bachelor's degree in interior design. While studying, I worked as a designer with private clients and on larger design projects for a medical clinic and a library.I love the quality of product that California Closets offers, as well as the expertise and care that goes into every custom closet project in order to bring organization, flow, and beauty into people's lives.

Ray Higginbotham, Design Consultant

For twenty-eight years, this has been my main career. At 71 years old, the reason I am still doing this is that my customers are great and they love the results of what we do - so I am still having fun after all these years!I want to make life easier for my customers by using their space effeciently. Space is expensive today, so it is important to get the most out of what you have.

Rustin Higbee, Design Consultant

 In approaching each and every consultation, I always strive to deliver a unique design solution that fully meets each of my Client's expectations and is specifically tailored to meet their needs. I have found that in most homes, the needs for each customer can be very different and sometimes unique, which is where I come in. I have had the pleasure of working with California Closets over the past 20 years, both in production and now as a Designer.

Sarah Taylor, Design Consultant

 Interior design has been something I’ve dreamed about doing since I was little girl and my passion for design is why I love what I do.  As a designer, I am entirely focused on my client needs by listening to their likes, dislikes and their individual challenges about their space.  Together we create a unique design that provides both functionality and style to fit their lifestyle.

Stacey Shank, Design Consultant

My number one priority is making my customers happy. I listen to gain insights into their wants and needs and construct a custom closet design around those with various options for review.I love that my work space changes each day. It’s refreshing to visit customers in their homes, see how they live, and then help them develop solutions to make their busy lives easier.

Teresa Sapyta, Design Constultant

 As a Designer, my job is to understand my client's goals, desires and ideas of what makes the perfect organized space for their lifestyle.  I achieve this by actively listening and asking the right questions to uncover and create a design that meets their needs, desires and budget. With their vision and my expertise, together we are able to create a space that reflects both organization and personal style. 

Install and Shop Team

 Each of our wonderfully talented Designers has a team of equally talented and skilled installers and shop workers making their design concepts into reality. Meet the guys behind the scene that make it all happen.

Office Team

  Our Office staff has been hand picked by Owner Janet Higbee herself to ensure we have the best of the best when it comes to support staff. These ladies coordinate it all, from start to finish they are there behind the scenes dotting every "i" and crossing every "t" to get the job done.