Our Team

Honesty. Integrity. Commitment.

California Closets has served the Santa Monica area for over 30 years and we are passionate about creating unique, high-quality designs for your home. Our top-notch design consultants and expertly trained installers all work seamlessly together to fulfill your project needs. The design process is fully collaborative and starts with you, the customer, and all levels of our company maintain good communication throughout the process in order to give you everything you need and nothing that you don’t.

We're proud to live and work in this community and strive to be active participants in the culture.  We think of you as neighbors first and customers second and treat your homes as if they were our own.

Visit our showroom and begin dreaming of your ideal space.  Our design consultants will work with you to envision a solution that fits your needs and is unique to your home. Applying years of expertise and utilizing custom 3D imaging software, they will create a virtual walk-through, enabling you to “see” your solution before it exists. Thanks for taking the time to learn more about us. We look forward to working with you.

- Steve Blumenfeld, California Closets Santa Monica Owner

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Mona Wittman, Design Consultant

After more than 26 years of working with California Closets Mona has been able to combine her degree of psychology and teaching with her passion for design and functionality of space.  Working for California Closets has been a perfect fit for Mona, since every available space in her own home has a California Closets product.Mona believes that attention to detail in her designs and customer service inspires her to work even harder to bring her clients dreams to reality. Awards & RecognitionPresident Award Winner

Melissa George, Design Consultant

With over 26 years of design experience and a degree in Fine Arts, Melissa is proud to be a part of the California Closets family. She is an expert in organization; her primary goal is to meet the unique needs of her clients and to provide top notch customer service along with outstanding designs and solutions.Featured on the following shows:

  • Designers Challenge HGTV
  • Celebrity Homes
  • Blind Design

Awards & Recognition:

Steve Bever, Design Consultant

Steve has been in the industry for over 20 years. Steve works with every customer to fully understand their needs and he takes great pride in designing the perfect storage solution for them. Whatever your storage needs and desires are, Steve can provide an custom solution that works for you.

Cara Carrasco, Design Consultant

Cara Carrasco has been a designer with California Closets for 10 years.  She went to The Fashion Institute of Technology and graduated with a degree in business.  She then went onto work in the garment industry, followed by real estate and then finally finding her passion in designing closets.  

Katharine Mills-Tierney, Design Consultant

Katharine has been a Design Consultant with California Closets since 2008 and in the industry for 17yrs.  Katharine loves working for California Closets because the focus is on customer and quality of service. Her favorite part of the job is knowing that each client is unique. She enjoys finding solutions that work for her clients.

Nina Jaminola , Design Consultant

Nina has been with California Closets since 2010. With background in architecture and interior design, she has been in the industry for more than 11 years, bringing extensive experience of specialized skills in interior and organizational planning.

Wendy Bremer, Design Consultant

Whether residential or commercial, the project begins with learning about your needs. I'm a designer at heart. I enjoy the whole process from learning about you to developing solutions that meet your functional, aesthetic and budgetary requirements. My goal is to maximize storage while making it easy for you to organize and simplify your life. My favorite part of a project is when a client tells me their space has turned out to be more beautiful than they could have imagined! My background includes degrees in Interior Design and Art, and over 10 years working with architects.

Blanca Magdaleno, Design Consultant

California Closets provides me the ability to work with each client to find a solution that resonates with their style and needs. I love it when clients tell me that the space I designed has changed their lives. When I hear that I know that I was able to transform their dream project into reality. That is why I enjoy working for a company that strives on being the best in quality and customer service.

Steve Platt , Design Consultant

Steve Platt has been a designer with California Closets for 3 years and has 12 years in the industry.

Brenda Saxton-Neal , Design Consultant

Brenda has over 30 years in design background.  She has a degree in fashion from the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles and a BS in Interior Design from Woodbury University. Her design scope ranged from the inception of a space to the last accessory placed on the table.Space planning, traffic flow and aesthetically pleasing environments has always been her passion and at Calfornia Closets she is able to incoporate all three in her designs.