Team HW Home
Team Member | BeverlyHome Town | Boulder, CO by way of New York City and Chicago
Manager | Boulder
Bev's passions are centered around her community. For 15+ years she has championed fundraising efforts for The Denver Children's Hospital with her ladies cycling team, The HW Home Girls. When it comes to design, "I have so much fun working with the endless array of textiles, dimensions, textures and colors that come together as an eclectic mix of beauty." She also finds that living with such beautiful outdoor surroundings as we have here in Colorado makes interior design even that much more enticing and exciting.
Team Member | RaymondHome Town | Detroit, MI
Manager | Boulder
Hailing from Detroit, Raymond came to Boulder via Chicago to specifically work with the HW Home team. He has an intensive background in floral design, antiques and collectibles, and is a seasoned world traveler. "One should live with what they love. Keep it eclectic and don't be afraid of color or mixing styles. Be fearless!" Ray sits on the advisory board for the Open Door Fund.
Team Member | BridgetteHome Town | San Diego, CA
Originally hailing from Southern California, Bridgette Roppo found the serene beauty of Colorado calling after visiting family in Denver. In the summer of 2012 she made Colorado her home. Finding constant inspiration from natural surroundings she infuses her designs with unique combinations of textures, colors and classical pieces. Outfitted with a BA in Interior Design from San Diego State University as well as practicing interior design within the high end residential market for the past seven years she has been defined as a designer who can access and adapt to her client’s needs organically and fluidly. Consider your design needs satisfied when you are in her hands.
Team Member | JeffHome Town | Dallas, TX
Procurement & Service Adminstrator
Jeff has over 12 years experience in the retail interior design industry. He graduated from Moore Norman College with a degree in Fashion Merchandising. Jeff believes “your home should reflect your personality and inspire you”. As a designer and in life, he likes breaking the rules, to achieve the unexpected. Jeff and Spencer (the best schnauzer in the world) moved to Colorado to enjoy our outdoor lifestyle including gardening, hiking, skiing and wine tastings with close friends.
Team Member | PaulHome Town | Chicago, IL
Director of Operations
A Midwest native, Paul was brought to Denver by HW Home as Director of Operations. He commands the wheels that turn and make our home stores run so smoothly. For Paul, customer satisfaction is paramount to our success as a full service interior design firm. "Our ability to design is what separates us from the animals." When not juggling warehouse operations, multiple white glove delivery teams, and customer care, Paul is an ongoing member of HRC's Federal Club.
Team Member | ZachHome Town | Boulder, CO
Zach is the official HW Home spokes-FURson having been featured in the company’s advertising campaign. He joined the Hering-Werner family in Boulder just before the opening of the Pearl Street East expansion home store in May 2000. Zach’s heritage is a great combination of Lab unconditional love and Ridgeback athleticism. He enjoys playing tennis with Jim which consists mostly of retrieval and then lounging on his Dr. Pitt Sectional. Zach likes living as the king and worships his little sister Lucy. Like his sister Zach says "I restrict myself to an organic diet and HW Home furniture. I particularly enjoy resting my head on those great pillows the guys found in Paris."
Team Member | JohnHome Town | Mobile, AL
Director of Visual Merchandising
John attended the University of South Alabama with a double major in Theater and Graphic Design. "My love for theater and graphic design influences my passion for interior design. I love to define a room with wall color and fun accents." John´s taste is modern mixed with contemporary blended with strokes of vintage. His basset hound Baylee agrees.
Team Member | Baron Rob RoyHome Town | Boulder, CO
When it comes to interior design, Baron believes that no room is complete without a ball or something chewy that squeaks. His two favorite food groups are ice cream and cheese which he feels the well appointed kitchen should never do without. "I love to go on long hikes when not brunching at Brasserie 1010 in Boulder."
Team Member | AshleeHome Town | Scottsdale, AZ
Growing up in southern California, Ashlee Lampshire learned to appreciate great design at an early age. Her grandmother, an ex-Hollywood model and actress encouraged her to develop a unique personal style that could stand the test of time. It doesn't matter if your interior design needs are great or small, ashlee has built a reputation as a customer orientated, hands on creative professional with over 10 years of experience. Let Ashlee help you make your house a home!
Team Member | RonHome Town | Chicago, IL
Ron received his BA in Economics with a minor in Jewish Studies from Indiana University. He worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert and later Smith Barney as Vice President. Ron is the vice chair of the Alexander Muss High School in Isreal and serves on the Board of Directors of the Matthew Shepard Foundation. He was the previous Finance Director for Share Our Strength, Chicago.
Team Member | RichardHome Town | Los, Angeles CA
Senior Design Consultant
Richard has taught Color Theory at the Art Institute of Colorado. He has a BFA in Art History and a degree in interior design. He has been a creative visual director for Bullocks, The Bon, and Lenox China. Through The New School, Richard conducts two workshops at the HW Home stores ~ Color Dynamics: How To Make Color a Powerful Design Element In Your Home and The Art of Arrangement: How To Visually Transform Your Home Instantly. Richard sits on the board of director's for Colorado's Alexander Foundation.
Team Member | LucyHome Town | Denver, CO
Lucy first came to HW Home by way of the Humane Society of Boulder Valley. The Humane Society’s Pet Care Cruiser was at HW Home’s 2005 Annual Warehouse Sale, as they are every year looking for new homes for our four legged friends. It was love at first site and she joined the Hering-Werner family. "What people don’t realize is that when you’re a RESCUE puppy, it’s the FAMILY you’re saving! Taking care of these guys is a full-time job for my brother Zach and I."
Team Member | LorenzoHome Town | Boulder, CO
White Glove Delivery Team
Although he's a Boulder native, Lorenzo roots for the Oakland Raiders when football season is on. "What keeps me busy the most are my three dogs. A Boxer, Labrador, and Maltese are quite the offensive line up."
Team Member | TonyHome Town | Boulder, CO
When not traveling around the state on HW installations, Tony's an avid sportsman. Both watching and participating. Also working side by side with his brother Lorenzo keeps him on his toes. "I don't have the heart to tell him that I'm Mom's favorite."
Team Member | NikkiHome Town | Omaha ,NE
Senior Design Consultant
Nikki attended the New York School of Interior Design and also the University of Colorado, Boulder. "Design offers me the ability to realize my creative side. There are endless possibilities combining fabrics, colors, and furniture to create what's uniquely your client." An avid photographer, her favorite piece in her home are the floral and fauna she's photographed in her travels.
Team Member | BayleeHome Town | a little town in Utah
This lemon white basset hound is no plain piece of cake. This model dog has been featured in HW Home's lifestyle advertising campaign. And she doesn't get out of bed for less than 10,000 dog bones. "How many times do I have to tell these guys 'no green M&M's in my dressing room!' They clash with my coat. Designers!" Lucky for Baylee her dad Jake is a gourmet chef. Favorite chew toy? Pink Elephant.
Team Member | TroyHome Town | Plentywood, MT
Manager | Cherry Creek
Troy hails from a cattle ranch in Montana, but to know him you'd never guess it. He believes a room, no matter the style, always needs a touch of elegance and a heavy dose of drama. The unexpected creates the visual interest that sets you apart from the rest, but above all, scale and balance are most important. Troy's life has had many incarnations, but each one has always centered around design, creativity and his love for all things unique.
Team Member | JimHome Town | San Diego, CA
Jim has a BA from the University of Notre Dame in Political Science and Business Communications - double major. He did his design course work at UCLA in Los Angeles while working for Dennis & Leen. He left LA to manage Holly Hunt's showroom operations in Chicago and left with Ron to open HW Home. He is on the Board of Directors at the Dairy Center for The Arts for nearly a decade and is an industry member of ASID.
Team Member | KimberlyHome Town | Atlanta, GA
Manager | Landmark
Kimberly came to Denver after coming out on vacation and falling in love with the mountains. A city girl turned mountain girl, she enjoys camping, biking, and snowboarding. Kimberly has a BFA in Interior Design from Georgia State University. "I always love including incredible textures and finishes to an interior. The unexpected blending of old and new creates excitement." It's all about her spreading old fashioned Southern Hospitality with a modern flair.
Team Member | OmowaleHome Town | Kingstown, St. Vincent Caribbean
White Glove Delivery Team
The Caribbean, Brooklyn NY, the Rockies. Omowale is on the fast track. An avid sportsman, he routinely competes in football, basketball, and cricket. "I am thankful that I live in such a sports driven community. One must play as hard as one works."
Team Member | JodyHome Town | Cincinnati, OH
Manager | Cherry Creek
Jody's design eye first found it's home in art. Degrees in drawing, painting and art eduction led her to elementary and high school teaching. She honed her design talents at the Art Institute of Colorado with a degree in interior design. When not enjoying wine with her Sommelier husband, she spends time with Sonic and Raven, her border collie and flat coated lab. "My passion in art and design is summed up by Picasso. What counts is what is spontaneous and impulsive, that is the truthful truth."
Team Member | ManuelHome Town | Tucson, AZ
Living in Boston at the time, Manuel came to Colorado to visit a friend from Madrid and fell in love with the mountains. He has an Associate in Business Management from the Univesity of Arizona."Whatever you do in your decorating philosophy, be brave. Never wish you hadn't taken your vision to the end. Make a bold statement." Such fearlessness explains why his greatest pastime is tubing down the Boulder Creek with a cold one.
Team Member | JaegerHome Town | Salt Lake City, UT
Jaeger was born and raised in Salt Lake City, UT. At a young age he discovered his appreciation for design and style and incorporated that into his art and lifestyle. Jaeger’s background is diverse but has always included design. He is also a professional make-up artist and has been featured in an array of publications and traveled all over the world. Jaeger’s love of beauty and style plays well with his interior design skills and allows him to mesh different color schemes and design beautifully.
Team Member | LindaHome Town | Denver, CO
A native of Denver, Linda has been active in the Denver design community for many years. Linda started her career in fashion and transitioned into design while working for a Builder in the north Denver area. There she was a design consultant and also decorated model homes. Linda worked in a design showroom prior to finding her home at HW. It always amazes me how every design is different and unique. I love it when a combined flare of who they are with what I know comes together in a beautiful way.
Team Member | ZackHome Town | Westminster, CO
Marketing Coordinator & Webmaster
Zack is a graduate of the BFA Communication Design Program at MSU Denver. He has been designing and developing websites for over a decade and is a specialist in both print and web design. When it comes to design, Zack is a strong believer that less is more.