Our Core Values.
We’re all in this together. Welcome Home.
I love my job. We love our customers. You will love what we do!
We know our stuff.
We do what we say we’re gonna do. We’ve got your back.
Yeah, we made up a word– We’re humbly confident and have a lot of fun!
As our founder, Sherri is the heart behind making sure your journey with Custom Blinds & Design is nothing short of unforgettable. She started this venture on a quest for something that truly fueled her passion while supporting her family, and voila, here we are – a creation from scratch. Blinds have consistently been the pathway, but the ultimate aim has always been to honor and glorify God. Shining her light with our team and our clients is front and center. Sherri empowers the Custom Blinds & Design team to make someone’s day, joyfully. Speaking of joyful, Stanpa & Mimi carve out plenty of time for their 8 grandchildren, who light up their life in ways only a grandparent could relate to.
Meet Katelyn – the driving force that propels our team to greater heights. She not only ensures today’s clients are well taken care of, but she’s also the architect of our tomorrow. Working hand-in-hand with our sales squad, she’s responsible for ensuring everyday moments transform into VIP-level experiences for our clients. From the first hello to the final installation (and beyond), Katelyn’s working to make it wow-worthy. If you catch her outside the office, she likely has her hands full with her two boys and managing her husband’s John Deere machinery repair business.
Introducing Janice, the financial expert and administrative wizard at Custom Blinds & Design. With a wealth of experience in accounting and bookkeeping, Janice brings a seasoned touch to our dynamic team. Her excitement knows no bounds as she collaborates with our team to refine and perfect our operational processes, ensuring everything runs like a well-oiled machine. When she’s not effortlessly managing numbers on her computer, you might catch her showcasing her skills on the tennis court. She’s not just a perfect match on the court – she’s the ace of our team too!
Say hello to Susan, the design expert with an eye for color that’s been honed since her childhood days in Crete. Before joining Custom Blinds & Design in 2006, she was the talent behind her highly successful faux painting business. She is a master of color theory and can consistently guide customers in the right direction. She tunes into our customers’ preferences with precision, all while respecting their budget goals. Her journey from the world of faux painting to transforming window spaces is a testament to her versatile artistry. When she’s not wowing her clients, Susan’s grandkids keep her busy running to church programs and sporting events.
Rhonda is our jack-of-all-trades with a superpower that goes beyond the ordinary – turning client connections into friendships. Armed with humor that can rival a stand-up routine and a laugh that’s downright infectious, she guarantees your experience will be a breeze and a blast! She excels at streamlining the process while ensuring you get exactly what you want. When she’s not transforming windows, you can find her enjoying the simple pleasures of life. Family and friends top her list, especially the grandkids who bring boundless laughter and warmth. Her downtime is a mix of culinary adventures – reading cookbooks and experimenting with new recipes – and the thrill of thrift shopping, always on the lookout for that special treasure.
Meet Jill – the dynamo of all things awesome, where high energy and warp-speed talent collide. In her many years at Custom Blinds & Design Jill’s style spectrum spans from modern and traditional to transitional and eclectic. No matter your taste, Jill’s infectious enthusiasm, keen eye for selecting the perfect fabrics and spot-on window treatment design will blow you away. She spends her time away from work enjoying lake days and watching her boys play sports.
Say hello to Nicole, your go-to guru in making the window covering journey a delightful adventure instead of a stress-inducing ordeal. With a mission to turn the process from intimidating to exhilarating, Nicole is here to sprinkle some fun and excitement into your home décor game! Precision is Nicole’s middle name, and she leaves you with window treatments that are “just right.” When she’s not at work, you’ll find Nicole in her element – baking or cooking up a storm and relishing precious moments with family and friends.
Meet Hannah – your personal window covering educator. Her forte is explaining the nuances and features of each product and presenting that information in a way that makes even the most complex details easy to comprehend. When she’s not transforming homes, you’ll likely find her jet-setting on travel adventures or on leisurely walks with her four-legged companion. Get ready for a memorable visit guided by the expertise and passion of our very own Hannah.
Meet Peg – your long-lost friend you’ve known for decades, even if it’s just the first time you’re meeting her. Her commitment to service and meticulous follow-up sets her apart. Whether it’s for friends, family, or clients, Peg doesn’t just take the extra step; she goes the extra mile with a smile. With roots deep in Nebraska and a heart dedicated to delivering exceptional experiences, be on the lookout for her at your next networking event, ribbon-cutting, or luncheon! Her energy is impossible to miss, and there’s always a seat saved next to her with your name on it. Indian Wells, California calls her name during the winter months spending time with family and friends.
Kelsey is the unsung hero of our crew, masterfully navigating the world of window covering details. A quiet leader by nature, she holds the crucial role of ensuring accuracy on all orders, guiding each one through necessary steps to completion. Her ears are always tuned in and she’s constantly looking for ways to amp up our processes. In a world that often overlooks the quiet brilliance, Kelsey shines, weaving efficiency and perfection into the fabric of our operations. Her tenure has been spent working from Utah, Florida and Texas while her husband serves in the Air Force.
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Meet Andreina – with roots tracing back to the vibrant streets of Caracas, Venezuela she now proudly anchors herself in the heart of the Midwest. With a cappuccino in hand, she takes the lead, orchestrating and coordinating administrative processes with the finesse to ensure our ship sails smoothly. Andreina’s infectious energy extends beyond her work, always adorned with a smile and laughter that lights up any room. Her warm aura makes her a beacon for positivity and we couldn’t be more blessed to have her on our team!
Meet Justin, the unstoppable force at Custom Blinds & Design who greets every challenge with a grin and a can-do attitude. Tackling obstacles isn’t just a job for him – it’s a joy. His positivity is like a burst of sunshine, and clients can’t help but rave about the “Justin experience.” Whether it’s going the extra mile for clients, being the ultimate support for his co-workers, or soaking up quality time with his family, he approaches everything with enthusiasm and warmth. His western Nebraska roots will leave you feeling like you’ve known him your whole life.
Say hello to Joe, the expert who played a pivotal role in launching our company over two decades ago! After a family move temporarily took him out of state, he’s returned, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him back in the fold. His return to the team brings a wealth of expertise that goes beyond the manual. As a certified installer, Joe seamlessly translates his manufacturing insights into flawless installations, ensuring every shading is a testament to precision and quality. At home, he’s the expert in the kitchen cooking and baking for his family.
Marcus is our maverick with a construction and architectural background, bringing a fresh perspective to the table. His knack for “outside-the-box” thinking isn’t just a skill – it’s his superpower. When faced with challenges or tricky situations, Marcus doesn’t default to the easy route; he dives into all factors and unveils an innovative plan for the best results. In his downtime, he immerses himself in quality time with family. He’s not just a professional innovator; he’s the family-focused rockstar who knows the importance of balance.
Meet Greg, the star behind our scheduling and service coordination. Installer turned scheduler, he’s the guy who ensures we have appropriate time blocks, the correct parts, and can easily drop quick tips and tricks over the phone to save our clients both time and money. He has a readiness to dive headfirst into any project and his keen eye for detail and impressive tech-savviness make us question how we ever went without him. Outside the professional arena, Greg wears the hats of a devoted family man and a steadfast friend who enjoys time at the lake on his jet ski or fishing.
Say hi to Kirk, the tenured installer with over 25 years of expertise in blinds, shutters and custom treatments. Clients adore working with him not just for his speed, efficiency, and knowledge but also for his unwavering punctuality. He’s a genuinely great guy who ensures your satisfaction with your shadings before he leaves your home. With Kirk, it’s not just about installation; it’s about a seamless experience that leaves you smiling. If Kirk’s not installing window treatments, you can find him in the roping arena or serving as the president of the Wahoo PRCA Rodeo.
Say hi to Tom – our analytical powerhouse with an engineering background, seamlessly blending his sharp mind with over a decade of experience in the exterior shading business. When your shade is dropped off for a little TLC, there’s a great chance that Tom is behind the quick turnaround and meticulous attention to detail. With a mantra that echoes, “When I make your day, it makes my day!” he is not just in the business of fixing shades; he’s on a mission to exceed expectations and leave clients with a smile. When out of the office, a weekend camping trip is always on Tom’s agenda.