Our Story

STORY, VISION & LEADERSHIP: A NEW VISION

Partners and visionaries, Joe Duffus (CEO) and Jon Nash (President) implemented a new approach to their business in 2014 to take the 40 year old firm's iconic status to greater heights. Having both grown up with the company, Joe and Jon are committed to excellence in design, trend-forward marketing, innovation and education, and stellar customer service. Along with an exemplary staff of professionals, they developed a plan to deliver progressive interior design, while reinforcing target market design principles and research that drives sales.

Specializing in interior design that fuses RESEARCH, DESIGN, AND MARKETING

 

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JOE DUFFUS
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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JON NASH
PRESIDENT & COO

PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF DESIGN EXCELLENCE

Our Leadership

The leadership team at Builders Design is second to none in the industry. They push the boundaries of design excellence, and bring inspiration, innovation, and creativity, along with a dedication for detailed execution. Highly credentialed and talented, many of the designers are trained and certified ASID, IIDA, NCIDQ & LEED. Their multidisciplinary team of 30 designers along with the dynamic marketing professionals work together seamlessly, providing clients with an experience like no other firm in the industry.
In addition, the methodical team of project managers and purchasing agents track each job, and ensure each project is on point, on time, and on budget.
And, no detail is left unturned as the professional Builders Design warehouse staff and installation crew is engaged in the final phases of the interior design process. Providing white glove delivery service, quality control is guaranteed throughout the entire process and 100% satisfaction is always ensured.
The sales and design teams are supported by an extra layer of talented on-staff specialists and equipped with the most cutting-edge resources in the industry to ensure passion, creativity, and execution for each and every project!
• CAD Specialists
• Purchasing Team
• Accessory and Art Buyers
• Lifestyle Specialist
• Rendering and Graphic Artists
• Model and Commercial fabric/vendor libraries: one of the largest in the Washington Metro Area
• 85,000sf warehouse: furniture, rugs, art and accessories

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BRITNEY GILLEY

VICE PRESIDENT OF DESIGN

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SALLY WILSON

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

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LAUREN JORDAN

 CREATIVE DIRECTOR

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SHANNON COFFIN

DESIGN DIRECTOR

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DAN WILSON

DIRECTOR OF WAREHOUSING AND DISTRIBUTION

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LARRY HIRSCH

CONTROLLER

We specialize in interior design that fuses MARKETING, RESEARCH, AND DESIGN

Our Experts

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JESSICA STEEVES

Regional V.P. Sales

Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware

Jessica@buildersdesign.com

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KAYLA MANDERFIELD

Regional V.P. Sales        

Virginia, West Virginia, D.C.

Kayla@buildersdesign.com

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JENNIFER SNOWDEN

Regional V.P. Sales 

Multifamily

JSnowden@buildersdesign.com

VALERIE CARLSON

Regional V.P. Sales

Valerie@buildersdesign.com

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CYNTHIE CORCORAN

Director of Marketing

ccorcoran@buildersdesign.com

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ELIZABETH HAGIE

Regional V.P. Sales

NC, SC, Alabama, Tennessee

EHagie@buildersdesign.com

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LESLEY MCCARTHY

Regional V.P. Sales

Florida, Georgia

LMccarthy@buildersdesign.com

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JAKE MURRAY

Sales Manager

Texas

JMurray@buildersdesign.com

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MARNEE DUFFUS

Marketing Specialist

mduffus@buildersdesign.com

CORPORATE OFFICE 

7601 Lindbergh Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

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