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Designer Profiles

Our team of designers are ready to help you with your next  remodel.  They are available for consultations at our Allenton, Cedarburg, and Franklin locations.  Inspired by their work?  Call today to set up a consultation for your design project.

Meet our designers, and browse their portfolios.  

Allenton Designers

Kristin Lacross

Kristin enjoys being able to help clients with their dream project. She has three years of specialized Kitchen and Bath design experience with a background in kitchen design retail management. She is a University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate with a Fine Arts degree focusing in Interior Design. Kristin has always known that she wanted to pursue a career in design; and, originally being from Allenton, she feels fortunate to be able to join the Zuern design department.

262-683-9677 – kristin.lacross@zuerns.com

renee_simonz_designerRenee Simonz

Renee’s main focus is to make sure the room fits the family’s everyday lifestyle.  She has been working in the design business for 16 years, and has been working with remodeling customers throughout her interior design career.  Prior to joining Zuern Building Products in May 2014, she worked with contractors and their clients in construction and remodeling from the late 90s to the early 2000s.  Then, she managed the kitchen design and building products departments of another building products store for over six years.

262-683-9675 – renee.simonz@zuerns.com

Cedarburg Designers

marilynlookerMarilyn Looker

After receiving her BA in Business and a 12 year career in retail banking, Marilyn pursued her true passion for residential design and remodeling.   She received her Associates Degree in Interior Design in 2011 and has been a part of our Cedarburg Kitchen Design Showroom ever since.  She truly enjoys helping clients make their dream kitchen or bath a reality.

262-683-9687 – marilyn.looker@zuerns.com

Marilyn’s Portfolio

085Courtney Hengst

Courtney has always had a passion for design. Her organizational skills and vibrant personality will transform the stress of remodeling and construction into a fun and relaxing atmosphere. After graduating from Northwestern College in 2014, Courtney joined the kitchen and bath industry and is thrilled to be part of the Zuern design team. She loves working closely with her clients to achieve the highest standard of design and functionality. No project is too big or small!

262-683-9687 – courtney.hengst@zuerns.com

Courtney’s Portfolio

Franklin Designers

willtobin_designerWill Tobin

Will has worked in the building supply industry for over 20 years.  With 8 years of kitchen design and sales, Will enjoys making the owners’ vision of their spaces become a reality.  He enjoys taking the project from blueprint to installation.  Prior to joining the Zuern Team, Will worked at another building products store in the outside sales department.  He is very excited to be part of Zuern Building Products.

414-529-9770  will.tobin@zuerns.com

Will’s Portfolio


Watertown Designers

Lorie Couperus

With over 20 years of experience in the kitchen and bath industry, Lorie Couperus believes “clients should play an integral role in the creative process, sharing ideas to create a truly unique design”.  Lorie has a degree in interior design; and, with her experience along with her precise attention to details, she will make your dream project a reality.  Her kitchen designs have been featured in Inspire Magazine and M magazine.  See Lorie at our Watertown location.

262-683-9755 – lorie.couperus@zuerns.com

Lorie’s Portfolio

Becky Tivis

Becky has over 5 years of experience specializing in kitchen design.  She received her Associates Degree in Interior Design from Western Technical College in 2005.  She brings strong communication and organization skills to our design team.  Prior to joining Zuern Building Products in April 2015, she worked for a custom pool company in customer service.  She enjoys working with both remodels and new construction.

262-683-9756  – rebecca.tivis@zuerns.com