Kristin Derieg

Kristin Derieg

Showroom Sales Manager

Kristin Derieg is an experienced sales and management  professional in the Interior Design Industry. From the beginning, her love of the industry  and enthusiasm for  interacting with the Design Community has led to her success.    She has gained extensive product  knowledge and delights in sharing this with her clients.    

After her first  career as a flight attendant, her creative side led her to obtaining her BA Degree in Interior Design from IDI.  Upon graduating in 2014,  she began a successful career with Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, where she was  promoted to Sales and Training Manager and eventually moved into the To the Trade Only sector of Design Sales for a multi line showroom.  Eventually this experience led her to become an outside Sales Rep and eventually an Account Manager for a Luxury Furniture Manufacturer further enhancing her expertise.  

Kristin lives in Southern California and enjoys being anywhere outside in nature. She is an avid DIY’er, empty nester, lover of all dogs and considers cooking her favorite creative outlet. You can frequently find her enjoying a gathering with her children and friends.

Madison Lund

Madison Lund

Territory Sales Manager

Madison is a home improvement enthusiast in every way, always operating under the belief that spaces should feel uplifting and welcoming to those who use them. She began her official interior design journey in 2016 with an interior design AAS degree, but has been passionate about improving her surroundings since childhood. Originally from a smattering of states across the US, she has called Utah home since 2013. She joined the home furnishings world right after college and developed a love for finding and staging quality, unique, and versatile products as the manager of a retail and design store in Salt Lake.

In her free time, Madison is an avid DIY home renovator and is constantly updating or changing something about the Salt Lake home she shares with her husband and 2 small dogs. They are expecting their first baby due this fall, and Madison can’t wait to raise their daughter with a love and appreciation for finding and creating uplifting spaces.

Anchored in the belief that design and sales is all about great customer service, Madison is excited to join the CODARUS team and connect Utah stores and designers with all the beautiful, quality pieces CODARUS has to offer.

Kaylee Ingram

Kaylee Ingram

Territory Sales Manager

An Alabama native, Kaylee graduated from the University of Alabama with a major in Public Relations. She started her professional career as a flight attendant for Delta Air Lines, living and working in New York City for almost 10 years. During that time she traveled extensively, visiting six continents. Among her vast adventures, she has held a baby kangaroo, ridden a camel, sailed the Greek Isles, and been to the Taj Mahal.   

Following her time at Delta and missing her Southern roots, she returned to the South. Drawing inspiration from her travels and growing up inspired by her mom’s love of interior décor, she decided to pursue a career that would allow her to tap into her creative abilities in that arena. 

Kaylee is excited to join the Codarus team as she assumes her mom’s role of Sales Representative for Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Always on a quest to learn and excel, her fondness for design is now allowing her to hone in on one of her passions and to explore the endless creative possibilities in interior décor, and to share them with others who have those same passions.  She is looking forward to meeting her mom’s former clients, meeting new ones, and doing all she can to help their businesses thrive.

Kaylee now resides in the Florida Panhandle and is recently engaged. She and her fiancé enjoy fishing, crabbing, shelling, and cooking the delicious seafood they catch on the Emerald coast. Her other passions include college sports, the beach, and her three nieces who fondly call her KayKay.

Rhonda Frey

Rhonda Frey

Territory Sales Manager

Rhonda, is a California native who grew up in the small coastal town of San Clemente. Her love for textiles developed at an early age while working as a teenager in her Mother’s fabric store. After college Rhonda began her career in the home furnishings field at Bullock’s Dept store, it was there that she would meet her future husband. Deciding her calling & passion was Interior Design she would then go on to work for several prestigious design firms in Orange County. In addition to overseeing design projects Rhonda managed the showrooms, which included purchasing, training and visual displays. Her work has been published in both Coastal Living magazine and HGTV.

Having owned her own design business for the past 10 years Rhonda has been on all sides of the business which gives her a key understanding in both product and customer service. She is looking forward to this next adventure with CODARUS as the Southern California Territory manager.

Rhonda lives with her husband of 43 years in Ladera Ranch California. She considers herself very lucky to have her son, daughter and grandchildren only a ten minute drive away!

Kathleen Overton

Kathleen Overton

Territory Sales Manager

Kathleen began her love for style and design while working in her family-owned bridal and formal wear boutique in Owenboro, KY. She attended Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY,  while attending college she was employed at an upscale furniture gallery learning design and furniture construction.  After graduating with a marketing degree, Kathleen was a director at the largest advertising agencies in Louisville, KY & Evansville, IN where she developed her craft of brand development for large corporations and healthcare clients.  In 2014, Kathleen decided to start her marketing strategist and brand consulting business in Bowling Green, KY where she helped clients develop their brands from logos all the way to interior design of their buildings.   

Across her multiple businesses, one overarching mantra trends… surround yourself with beauty… Good people, eye-appealing brands, stunning wearables, and furniture and home goods that excite.  

Kathleen has always been a city girl, but two years ago she built a modern home on an 11 acre farm in Smiths Grove, KY with her love, Oscar, and 15-year old stepson, Caden.  She now knows how to drive a tractor, but still coordinates her outfits and accessories when mowing.

Brandy Adams

Brandy Adams

Territory Sales Manager

In 2000, Brandy left her hometown in Ohio to pursue her career in Retail Management and Training in North Carolina. Without knowing a soul she quickly set her roots in Greensboro, NC where she currently resides with her family. After having a very successful 15 year career in Retail Management it was then she decided to shift gears. Brandy made her work home 9 furniture showrooms in Downtown High Point, NC where she fell in love with the fine home furnishings industry. A few years of rocking it in over 100,000 sqft. at High Point Furniture Market Brandy got a little taste of working with customers again and realized this is what she was meant to do. Over the last couple of years she has enjoyed sharing this industry with customers while building strong vendor and customer relationships.

Kristen Starr

Kristen Starr

Territory Sales Manager

Kristen grew up in Massachusetts and throughout her childhood has known that the world of furniture and design was her passion. Watching her mother design homes and her father complete a vast number of projects in the construction business, Kristen attended college to pursue her future in Interior design.

After graduating from High Point University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interior Design, Kristen began her career working in the commercial design industry. She worked on large corporate and healthcare projects, which helped her grow as a designer and expand her understanding of the industry. After relocating back to Massachusetts from Dallas, CODARUS was the perfect fit for Kristen to get reacclimated into the world of residential design and furniture. She looks forward to meeting all of her retailers and designers in her territory!

Kate Cotter

Kate Cotter

Territory Sales Manager

Kate is a California girl. Growing up near Lake Tahoe, she moved to Newport Beach for college, fell in love with the SoCal coast, and now calls Manhattan Beach home. Beginning as a personal stylist in the fashion industry, she has built a successful career directing multiple brands through product development and merchandising. Now Kate is excited to expand her love for trend and style into the interior design world with CODARUS. She loves elevating people’s individuality and emotion through fabric, color and design - living out her belief that everyone deserves to feel a touch of luxury and enjoyment in their everyday life. 

Courtney Delancey

Courtney Delancey

Territory Sales Manager

Courtney has been in the home furnishings business for over twenty-five years. What began as small-time sales position on Venice Beach’s Abbot Kinney Blvd and culminated in the seat of creative director and lead buyer of one of California's largest furniture retailers, Courtney’s career has seen her wearing all sorts of hats: a seasoned interior designer, visual merchandiser, curator and procurer of goods, product development and everything in between. Having represented bespoke, family-run businesses in addition to high-end, international collections and her experience working with California's sophisticated clientele makes her a trusted and valuable resource when it comes to the West-coast’s furniture industry and its design trends and "sensibility."

Courtney’s work has been featured in Coastal Living magazine, Beautiful Homes and This Old House. Her cherished professional moments were buying and selling antiques in Belgium and Northern France, Montreal, Brimfield and Round Top,Texas for the USA’s most renowned antique dealer. 
Born and bred in NY, Courtney splits her time between her Venice Beach home and a beloved ranch in Paso Robles. 

Jackie Dull

Jackie Dull

Territory Sales Manager

Jackie Dull brings with her an extensive background in both retail and wholesale experience. Since childhood, Jackie’s lifelong passions center around creating inviting home environments.  After studying architecture in school, she graduated with a business degree and helped propel her family’s small-town retail business. With over 20 years on the wholesale end, Jackie was an integral part of Department 56 including customer service, product development and brand management.  Jackie is excited to transition into the home interior design industry with CODARUS.

A Midwest girl all her life, Jackie enjoys small town-living with big-city benefits in Hudson, Wisconsin.  An avid traveler, Jackie has explored all 50 states, including many of our National Parks.

Deborah Zwayer

Deborah Zwayer

Territory Sales Manager

Deborah comes to CODARUS with extensive business development and sales experience in the Arts.  Since 2009, she has been immersed in the Interior Design industry, where she has focused on her passion for residential and hospitality design by representing high-end manufacturers and products from interior finishes, to furniture and lighting.  She thoroughly enjoys collaborating with award winning Interior Design talent and helping them throughout the creative process.

With an entrepreneurial spirit & a background in Fine Art, Fashion and Interior Design, Deborah looks forward to continuing her passion in the industry, representing leading product partners & applying her experience in the CODARUS Illinois Territory.

Rachel Mead

Rachel Mead

Showroom Sales Associate

Rachel graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in interior design and a minor in business. For the last six years she has worked as an interior designer for residential and commercial design projects in the DFW area. One of her favorite things about design is how it balances new ideas, creativity and trends with the left brained details and logistical thinking. She is very passionate about the design field but her biggest area of expertise is in custom furniture. Since Rachel has had experience being a designer herself she is excited to cater to the CODARUS clientele and serve them how her favorite reps always helped her. She really enjoys collaborating with other designers to make their space something they truly love. 

When she isn’t working she loves grabbing  wine or cocktails with her husband, Garrett, or reading and cuddling with her fluffy kitty Raven. 

Alisha Boring

Alisha Boring

Territory Sales Manager

A native Atlantan, Alisha grew up working in her Father’s jewelry store and realized at a very young age that she had a passion for selling and helping others find beautiful things. She studied Fashion Merchandising and Marketing at Georgia Southern and spent 10 years in the Fashion Industry in Atlanta and California as both a wholesale rep and leasing agent at the California Market Center. She recently obtained her Texas Real Estate License and was pursuing this new career when she was presented with the amazing opportunity to merge her love for fashion and real estate with CODARUS in the great state of Texas! She is looking forward to joining the CODARUS family as your Houston / South Texas Territory Manager.

Karin Craig

Karin Craig

Territory Sales Manager

Karin is a sales & retail professional with over 25 years of experience with a focus on building lasting relationships with her customers. She is a native of Greenville SC but moved to NYC to attend Parson School of Design and stayed for the next 26 years. After college she began her career managing a corporate retail store on Madison Ave and later moving to their corporate office for several years to work in their retail operations department. 
She left that company to be a part of the opening of a new concept lifestyle store with a focus on luxury home products in SoHo. That is where she gained her experience in home furnishings buying and merchandising for an independent business that grew to 6 retail stores on the East and West Coast. Attending the Atlanta, High Point, New York and Paris shows regularly to buy and create merchandise that told a story and drove repeat business to the stores. Her favorite job title and what she always strives to be is the “Director of Vibe.” With 10 years experience on that side of the business Karin began her next adventure as a wholesale sales rep for multiple home furnishings and textile lines in NY, NJ and CT.
Five years ago she had the opportunity to move back to Greenville SC as a territory manager in SC & Eastern GA for Two's Company, a gift and home accessories company. She is thrilled to call the South her home again, including a guaranteed parking place in the driveway every night! Karin lives with her Goldendoodle, George, who appreciates the slower pace of the South now that he is 12 years old, but he wishes for a few more snow days every year!

Karsen Cornett

Karsen Cornett

Senior Showroom Sales Manager

Karsen brings to CODARUS her love of textiles, vintage, old and new. Her background is one of dealer, stylist, and proprietor. Karsen's interests in the tattered and tarnished has her up and out most weekend mornings scouring estate sales and roadside treasures. She also enjoys cooking, movies, books and travels with her four-legged friends.

Robin Dorn

Robin Dorn

Territory Sales Manager

Robin has been surrounded by the furniture business all her life, beginning when her father owned a furniture manufacturing business and was a rep himself over 50 years ago.  Her brothers and sister continue this tradition, owning one of the largest to-the-trade furniture showrooms in Houston.  After graduating from the University of Arizona and raising a family in Denver, Robin became an independent manufacturer's rep.  She has been bringing her energy, knowledge and impeccable eye for detail to the design and retail trade throughout the Rocky Mountain Region and Texas for the past 20 years.

Robin is lucky enough to have both her children and their families living in Denver.  Being only a few minutes away, she sees (and babysits) her four grandkids as much as possible.  Enjoying all of the amazing beauty Colorado has to offer, Robin wouldn’t consider living anywhere else! 

Francine Hayes

Francine Hayes

Territory Sales Manager

Francine was born and raised in Texas and although a Dallas girl at heart she met her husband on a business trip to Tulsa 9 years ago now happily calls Oklahoma home. She has worked professionally for several luxury retailers such as Neiman Marcus where she was a brand ambassador for Escada then accepted a management position with Saks Fifth Avenue overseeing the Vera Wang Bridal Salon and Couture Evening Department. Longing to work as a rep for a manufacturer she joined St John Knits where she spent 15 years as a business manager, territory rep and eventually as their National Sales Manager. Most recently Francine worked for In-Detail sales agency managing key accounts and Oklahoma and Arkansas accounts.  

Francine is passionate about bringing the best products and buying experiences to her customers so moving into the home furnishings business a few years ago was a natural progression and one she feels brings her career full circle. She still fondly remembers taking a part time job in high school selling Italian baby furniture at a boutique where she knew nothing about babies or their furnishings but fell in love with the selling experience.

In her free time Francine and her husband love to entertain family and friends in Skiatook, Oklahoma, care for their 16-year-old senior dog Stone and squeeze in a few long weekend road trips for relaxation. One of her frequent travel stops is Dallas where she enjoys seeing family, lifelong friends and most importantly their son that is attending law school.

Charley Boring

Charley Boring

Territory Sales Manager

A native Atlantan, Charley has always had a flair for fashion and an eye for design! Selling is in the family DNA. He grew up watching his Dad sell commercial real estate in Atlanta while his Mom has been selling fashion accessories to specialty stores in the Southeast for almost 25 years. Charley began his career with CODARUS in Chicago, as the Territory Manager for the Midwest, in 2015 where he covered 5 states and doubled the territory in the two years he spent there. He then fulfilled a life-long desire to live in California and moved across the country to Los Angeles with CODARUS in early 2017. He spent a year building the business as the Los Angeles Territory Manager, primarily expanding the business done with designers. CODARUS provides the perfect opportunity to combine Charley’s natural selling skills with his eye for design as well as his passion for fashion.

Charley is very much looking forward to relocating to Austin as the Central Texas Territory Manager for CODARUS. Austin is actually his Mom’s hometown and he has a lot of family in the area and it has that artsy, eclectic vibe he loves about Southern California with a bit more of the southern hospitality from his roots in the south! In between sales calls, you will find him cooking up something delicious in the kitchen, watching Bobby Flay on the Food Network or working out at the nearest gym!

Gracie Hoffman

Gracie Hoffman

V.P. Sales

Gracie’s love of interiors, along with an interior design degree, interior designer mother, and showroom sales experience since 2017, has gained her a broad understanding of the industry. Gracie’s education includes studying interior design at FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising) in Los Angeles and IDI (Interior Design Institute) in Newport Beach, CA.
While still in school, Gracie worked as an intern at CODARUS at the Laguna Design Center, where soon after she was offered a full time position as a CODARUS sales associate.  Gracie was then promoted to senior sales associate including managing and in part merchandising the showroom. Over the years, Gracie has established strong relationships with some of Southern California's top designers as well as attained an in depth knowledge of CODARUS' partners and their product lines. Gracie takes her comprehensive vendor insight to a new position at CODARUS based out of Dallas, TX as the Key Accounts Sales Manager. Gracie is passionate, both in work and at play about trend forecasting, product development and great design.

Lauren Miller

Lauren Miller

V.P. Sales

Lauren grew up in Asheville, NC with a family of Salespeople. After college, she began her career in the Home Furnishings Industry in 2001 managing a High-end Linen store. After being in retail for 8 years, Lauren came to work for CODARUS in 2008 as the North Carolina Territory Manager. Having achieved great success in North Carolina, she was offered the chance to expand the CODARUS brand into the Northeast. Now, her passion for the business and immense knowledge as a Territory Sales Manager, has set her up for her role as Vice President of Sales.

Michelle Georges

Michelle Georges

Territory Sales Manager

Michelle Georges is a 4th generation Texan and has been in Sales and Customer Service for the past 15 years. Michelle brings with her 8+ years in the Home and Gift industry and throughout that time has cultivated many strong relationships with her customers. Throughout Michelle’s career she has traveled to all major markets which has helped grow her knowledge and love for the industry. Michelle’s greatest satisfaction is learning about her customers and building strong relationships.

Michelle loves nothing more than spending time with her supportive husband and precious daughter as well as honing her culinary skills for anyone who will join for a last minute dinner. When she is not on the road she is spending time with friends and family or simply traveling with loved ones.

Tyler Lynch

Tyler Lynch

Territory Sales Manager

A native of Atlanta, Tyler’s passion for home furnishings and interior design began as a child where he worked at his Mother’s antique store. After school and on the weekends Tyler would create window displays, merchandise the store and sell his vintage wares he sourced on his own. During the Summer Tyler would work at antique fairs and gift markets at Americasmart building relationships that would last a lifetime.

In 2007, Tyler joined luxury kitchen and bath retailer Waterworks where he continued building relationships with the interior design community. Tyler enjoyed attending ASID sponsored events, volunteering with DIFFA and hosting talented designers and architects at Georgia’s only flagship trade showroom.

Tyler joined CODARUS in January of 2015 where he partners with home furnishings stores, interior designers, architects, event planners and to-the-trade showrooms.

Residing in Atlanta Tyler still enjoys sourcing his vintage finds and also has a passion for social media. Tyler volunteers for “The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation” where he hosts an annual charity bus tour of his favorite second hand stores around Atlanta.

Susan Shaughnessy

Susan Shaughnessy

Territory Sales Manager

As a 25 year interior design and home furnishings industry professional, Susan Shaughnessy brings experience and knowledge to the team, and is a Florida licensed interior designer. She comes with experience not only in design but as a Territory Manager with a strong emphasis on customer relationships and product partner focus. She is excited to get acquainted with you and become a strong partner to build your business.

Along with memberships in ASID, IDS, and the Sustainable Furnishings Council, she stays active advocating for Humane treatment of animals.

Samantha Drexelius

Samantha Drexelius

Territory Sales Manager

Samantha grew up in the snow capitol of the world – Buffalo, NY. She then ventured off to college in Florida to attend Ringling College of Art and Design where she received her BA in Illustration with a Minor in Business of Art and Design. The day after graduating, she began an internship at Soicher-Marin.

While working her internship, Soicher-Marin offered her a full-time position as sales support in the digital department. It was in this role that she developed a greater passion for working with clients and realized she wanted to do more than simply design art behind a desk, so she began to learn more about the business side of the art world. In 2012 Soicher-Marin gave her a chance in sales to work on house accounts and work with local designers. In 2014, as her interest grew and she successfully formed relationships with clients, Soicher-Marin made her the sales rep for Florida and she began traveling all over the state to meet clients. Sam joined CODARUS in 2016.

In her free time, she enjoys working on her own art, watching football (GO BILLS!), and spending time with her Golden Retriever, Drex.

Sally Windnagle

Sally Windnagle

Territory Sales Manager

Sally joined CODARUS in 2017 as an experienced sales professional with over 30 years of sales and retail knowledge.  After graduating from Purdue University, she began her career in sales, learning the basics and developing experience in the large corporate sector.  In the year 2000, she decided to leave the corporate world and entered the ever-changing and fast-paced world of RETAIL. From that moment on she has had an immense passion for the retail and design industry.

Sally’s retail experience includes Sales Management, Visual Merchandising, Operations Management and Design.  Her knowledge and experience in the industry allows her to see the business from several different aspects.   At the same time, her passion for the industry gives her the ability to find creative "outside the box" solutions.  She maintains a customer-focused mindset and thoroughly believes in the importance and value of strong customer service and long-term relationship building.

Sally lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, her very own slice of paradise. When not on the road or working with clients, she enjoys golfing, cooking and gardening, all which bring her a sense of relaxation and peace.  Her motto is EVERY DAY IS A GOOD DAY, and she looks forward to what every new day brings her way!

Nicole Klooster

Nicole Klooster

Territory Sales Manager

As a resident of Brentwood TN, Nicole has over 12+ years of sales experience and 6+ years in the home accents industry. She worked for Ivan Bloom & Association for or 3 years selling decorative gifts and accessories. After a brief hiatus, Nicole launched with Christian Mosso & Associates and joined CODARUS is 2014.

Nicole has a B.S In Fashion Merchandising from Louisiana State University and has always enjoyed the challenge and excitement of working with different styles, textures, and preferences. Nicole also enjoys spending quality time with her husband and children, running, reading and all types of outdoor activities.

Nan Pieringer

Nan Pieringer

Territory Sales Manager

New to Codarus in 2018, Nan brings 20+ years of sales experience with her. Starting in the mid 1980’s Nan began in the apparel industry in Chicago, working both in the Chicago Apparel Mart as well as on the road servicing retail apparel stores throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. She quickly became an asset to her customers for her fashion-forward ideas and top flight customer service.

In 1996 Nan and her husband moved to Portland, Oregon to raise a family, but she kept a hand in the apparel sales role by working various apparel markets around the country. Now that her youngest is off to college, Nan is excited to bring her enthusiasm for sales, merchandising and customer service to the Northwest. Her home reflects her natural affinity for color, fabric, lighting and accessories, aided by her Interior Designer daughter, and she looks forward to sharing her ideas.

Originally from Michigan, Nan has adopted the lifestyle of the Northwest. She enjoys working with her garden club, her gourmet club, hiking and skiing.

Lucha Bott

Lucha Bott

Territory Sales Manager

Lucha has many years of comprehensive experience in all aspects of the jewelry, gift, and home decor industries. As the owner of a successful fashion jewelry company, Lucha worked mostly with large retailers such as Nordstrom, Dillard’s and QVC.  After taking some time to raise her sons, she decided to change direction. Being passionate about all things pertaining to home and garden, a career in the home decor industry made perfect sense.

As the Northern California Territory Manager for CODARUS, she has the pleasure of working with manufacturers, designers, and retailers who share a passion for beautiful design. Every day brings something new and she loves that aspect of her job.  Lucha’s top priority is to provide great service and build strong partnerships with her customers. She is always happy to help in any way she can.

When she is not working with her customers, it is hard to get her out of the garden.

Lesley Vander Wall

Lesley Vander Wall

Territory Sales Manager

Lesley started in the wholesale industry in 1995. She worked as showroom manager/Key Account sales for a large home furnishings/Decorative accessories/Gift showroom in the Chicago Merchandise Mart. She was responsible for maintaining showroom displays, daily showroom sales, Vendor relations and Key account sales. She set up and attended High Point Market two times per year and four shows annually in Chicago.

After 6 years she decided that she wanted to venture out on the road. She became the Illinois Sales Representative for a High End Table Top/Bedding/Gift showroom. She increased sales in her territory by over 150%. She has been a sales Representative in Michigan since 2005, representing various product lines in the Midwest. She has been with CODARUS since 2013 and has significantly increased sales in her territory of Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. She prides herself on building strong customer and vendor relationships and follows through on new and existing business.

Kevin Malone

Kevin Malone

Territory Sales Manager

For the past 20 years, Kevin has honed his design sales skills as a retail buyer, designer, and product merchandising associate. Most recently, he spent 12 years working at Williams & Sherrill, a beautiful store and design resource in Richmond, VA. With this experience, Kevin brings a well-rounded and unique perspective to his position as Territory Manager for CODARUS.

Interior design has always been a huge part of Kevin‘s life. He has been fortunate to participate in 6 designer show houses and have his work published in many regional publications.

Born in Pennsylvania, Kevin moved to Winchester, VA in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley after graduating from college.  He has spent the past 12 years in Richmond, VA which was named by
Travel and Leisure Magazine as one of “America’s Favorite Places”.

In his spare time, Kevin enjoys oil painting and antiquing.