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Meet Our Kitchen Design Team

Our design team specializes in creating custom designs and premium build services for any part of your home.

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Aaron | President

As president and team leader of KbE, Aaron has found a home for his creativity and 15 years of experience with project management. “Being a part of transforming a space for our customers is such a great feeling!”

Aaron is also a talented artist and works with various media including acrylic, watercolors, and pencils. He enjoys off roading, hiking, and spending time with his wife, Esther, their 2 children, and their dog at their home in Ephrata.

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Esther | Operations Manager

Esther is our operations manager; in charge of marketing and building relationships with clients. “Our designers, project managers, and carpenters never cease to amaze me with their eye for design and craftsmanship. I love watching the whole process of transforming a clients outdated space into a fresh, new, beautiful place that they can be proud of.”

Esther enjoys reading, and entertaining family with her cooking. She loves spending time with her husband, Aaron, and their children, Jonah and Lily, as well as her Australian Cattle Dog / Boxer / Beagle mix, Cooper.

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Tammy | Designer

Tammy is a graduate of The Art Institute of York, PA where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree of Interior Design. Her background in design has led her to various roles at KbE including office management, design assistant, and CAD drafting, and now as an amazing designer. 

Tammy and her husband enjoy their free time with their adorable little boy and doing projects around their home.

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Kacie | Designer

Kacie Hench holds an associates degree in Interior Design from the Art Institute of York and has experience as an assistant prop stylist. With her amazing eye for design and friendly disposition, she makes sure that our customers feel welcome and that their projects look top notch! Along with her design role, Kacie also contributes to our marketing efforts.

Kacie enjoys hiking, kayaking, and reading in her pastime.

Amanda | Project Coordinator

Amanda is our project coordinator, with years of experience in event planning and coordination, even working with Gordon Ramsay in Las Vegas! She has an exceptional talent for customer service, and quality internal project management.

In her free time, Amanda enjoys traveling and exploring (especially beach destinations) and spending time with her family and her 3 dogs, Cassi, Hazel, and Olive.
“I absolutely love watching a project come together from start to finish! The planning stages are so exciting, seeing all the possibilities and then watching the visions come to life. I love seeing the before and after transformations!”
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Ty | Project Manager

From a young age, Ty learned construction from his father who is a true “jack of all trades.” His father-in-law was a builder and chief building inspector in Maryland, so he had the chance to learn from his experience also. Ty worked on the construction of the Limerick Nuclear Power Plant – Unit 1, later for a home builder, and then as a wood truss designer for 14 years. He then worked as an electrician, and most recently for himself as a contractor until he joined our team.

In his free time, Ty boats and skis, enjoys the beach, camps and travels with his wife, and is involved with his church.

“What I enjoy most about the industry is taking a project that a customer has a vision for and helping them get a finished product that exceeds their expectations.”

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Gregg | Project Manager

Our project manager Gregg has extensive experience in finish carpentry, cabinetry, and project management. His cheerful demeanor and proactive attitude make him an asset to the KbE team.

He’s an avid Philly football and baseball fan who loves spending time with his wife and four daughters. He loves the outdoors, hiking, archery, and riding on bike trails with his youngest daughter.

Gregg says, “I enjoy seeing a project come together from start to finish. I also enjoy that every project is different, getting to know homeowners, and making their projects become a reality.”

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Brandon | Draftsman

Brandon, our talented draftsman, graduated from Temple University with a BA in Architectural Design. During his internship in Japan, he learned how to create beautiful 3D renderings of his projects. He now uses his talent to do CAD drawings create 3D renderings for KbE!

Says Brandon, “I think the thing I enjoy most about working in this industry is getting to help people make their dream designs come to life with the skills I’ve learned.”

In his free time, you can find Brandon cooking and baking cuisines from different cultures, sketching, and teaching himself digital art.

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Mike | Lead Carpenter

Mike is one of our lead carpenters with over 25 years’ experience in residential construction. He started out framing houses then moved to remodeling and trim work. He has worked in a few cabinet shops building and installing kitchen cabinets. For past 10 years he has been installing custom kitchen cabinets.

In his free time, he loves to hike with his wife Kate. He has hiked mountains in Colorado, Banff Canada and parts of the Appalachian trail on the East Coast. He is also an amazing artist. His portraits are truly astounding.

Mike says, “I love my job and really enjoy seeing a kitchen come together. I enjoy seeing the joy it creates for the client as they see their dream coming to fruition.”

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Adam | Trim Carpenter

Adam is an amazing project manager and an expert carpenter who knows a bit of everything when it comes to construction. When he’s not working, he enjoys creating furniture for his home that his wife finds on Pinterest. He also loves fishing, drawing, and watching movies. Spending time with his family is very important to him, whether its playing sports with his 4 boys, camping, or relaxing at the beach.

Adam takes pride in all the work he does. He says, “It’s so gratifying to see the finished projects and to be able to bring the clients vision into reality!”

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Karen | Business Manager

As a Millersville University graduate, Karen has experience working in many types of Lancaster County industries including construction, excavation, education, and non-profit. She is now happy to work part-time assisting the team. Karen enjoys interacting with our clients and supporting the local business community.

As an empty nester, she and her husband love spending time with their family and grandchildren.

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Jen | Closet Designer

Jen is our Victory Closets designer. Her friendly demeanor and eye for design makes her a wonderful part of our team. Jen has worked in different capacities of home renovation for over 8 years. She specializes in finding the best layout possibilities to maximize your storage needs.

When not working, her four daughters keep her very busy and on her toes!

Jen says, “I absolutely love the before and after of the closets I design. No matter how big or small the project, there is always a wow factor!”

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Jonah | Closet Installer

Jonah is the installer for our Victory Closet System. He also assists the carpenters and project managers on the KbE jobs as well. His cheerful demeanor and rapport with customers make him a great contribution to our team.

In his free time, he enjoys video editing, hiking, riding his dirt bike, and fishing.

Jake | Closet Installer

Jake installs our closet systems and assists with carpentry. He grew up assisting his dad with projects around the house and also worked with framing.

In his free time, Jake enjoys exercising, reading, creating art, and spending time with his nieces and nephews.
“What I enjoy most about this industry is the hands-on experience and watching our customers’ vision come to life in real time.”

At KbE, we guide you through every step of the remodeling process, that way your home is not only functional and beautiful, but it’s the perfect fit for you!

Start designing the home of your dreams today. Fill out the form below with any questions, project details, and more!

How We Serve Our Customers

Kitchens by Eileen: This is a company that believes in high quality workmanship, excellent customer communication and delivering what is promised, when it is promised . . . AND has innovative designers.  All the workers were of the highest quality.