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OUR TEAM

WHO WE ARE


Our team members are not only expertly trained in their roles, but they have a passion for helping customers realize their vision. We’re in this business because we believe we can help people work more efficiently and comfortably by providing the perfect environment. You’ll see that we do relationships, and we think that’s the only way to do business.

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  • Sheri David
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    Sheri David

    Chief Executive Officer

    Sheri David

    Chief Executive Officer


    Sheri joined Meadows as CEO in 2013 and has since set the company’s growth path. Her extensive background includes 20 years as a principal at multimedia marketing company IOHI. Sheri was the driving force of IOHI sales efforts and spearheaded the growth of the company from a few hundred clients to well over 25,000, including Pep Boys, Laboratory Corporation of America, Papa John’s, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. She was instrumental in expanding the company’s product offerings to include digital signage and branded overhead music channels. In 2011, IHOI merged to form Spectrio where Sheri was responsible for propagating the Spectrio service promise throughout the company. Spectrio was sold to a private equity firm in 2013 and currently has audio and/or video marketing solutions in place in approximately 50,000 U.S. and international locations. It currently ranks among the top five providers in the on-hold messaging industry.

    During her tenure at Meadows, Sheri has driven successful efforts to enhance Meadows’ sales processes, bolster staff, and integrate the latest technology to support customer service and reporting requirements. From Sheri’s vision, Meadows Service Group was created to provide additional services to customers after furniture delivery and installation is complete. This dedicated team of customer success representatives and service technicians provide real-time support, including warranty repairs, on-call service visits, and on-going maintenance. In addition, Sheri recognized the importance of an additional customer touchpoint – furniture rental – and Meadows Rental Group was born. This division facilitates any client furniture rental requirements from Meadows’ showhouse in Manhattan.

  • MARISSA ALLEN
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    MARISSA ALLEN

    Chief Operating Officer

    MARISSA ALLEN

    Chief Operating Officer


    Marissa joined Meadows Office Interiors as COO in 2013 and has transformed the company’s brand within the marketplace to reflect innovation and inspiration. Her broad range of experience includes 20 years as a principal at multimedia marketing company IOHI, beginning in 1991. There, Marissa was responsible for the daily operations of both the New York and Oklahoma offices, ensuring that daily business procedures were efficient and effective with the proper management of resources, including distribution of equipment and installation on a global level. Marissa’s expertise fostered IOHI’s growth from a few hundred clients to well over 25,000, including Pep Boys, Laboratory Corporation of America, Papa John’s, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. She also helped expand the company’s product offerings to include digital signage and branded overhead music channels. In 2011, IOHI merged to form Spectrio where Marissa was responsible for propagating the Spectrio brand image throughout all aspects of the company. Spectrio was sold to a private equity firm in 2013 and currently has audio and/or video marketing solutions in place in approximately 50,000 U.S. and international locations. It currently ranks among the top five providers in the on-hold messaging industry.

    Since her arrival at Meadows, Marissa has orchestrated the design and construction of Meadows’ showroom in Manhattan’s iconic Lipstick Building, as well as the complete renovation of Meadows’ showhouse on Manhattan’s West Side. She is charged with the day-to-day leadership and management of all Meadows facilities, including overseeing the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the company’s rapid growth objectives. Marissa manages ongoing marketing efforts, ensuring Meadows’ brand voice is clear and consistent as the company continues to expand its capabilities and offerings. Meadows is a nationally certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), currently ranked the 16th largest WBE in the New York area by Crain’s New York Business. In 2018, Meadows was named to Crain’s list of the Best Places to Work in NYC for the second year in a row.

  • Dina Radoncic
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    Dina Radoncic

    Executive Vice President

    Dina Radoncic

    Executive Vice President


    As Executive Vice President, Dina is responsible for guiding the achievement of all goals set by the executive management team, primarily meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Dina oversees operational procedures throughout all Meadows offices and is instrumental in reaching sales objectives. She began her career at Meadows in 2001 as a Project Coordinator. Since then, her commitment to expanding her experience, along with persistent preparation and enthusiasm, have propelled Dina steadily through the ranks. Before joining the executive management team in 2014, she acted as Manager of Operations and Administration, Associate Director of Operations, and as General Manager of Meadows’ New Jersey office.

    In her current role as Executive Vice President, Dina is involved with the support of Meadows’ global account base. She works closely with Senior Account Managers and client leadership to ensure all contracts and MSAs are followed, project goals are achieved, and the appropriate resources are allocated to fulfill client objectives.

  • Dana Justus
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    Dana Justus

    Executive Vice President

    Dana Justus

    Executive Vice President


    Dana joined Meadows as Executive Vice President in 2013 with a focus on branding, technology, and sales support. Her leadership background includes 20 years’ experience at multimedia marketing company IOHI where she served as President. There, Dana concentrated on strategic sales support and development of IOHI’s video production division, expanding product offerings to include digital signage and interactive media. In 2011 IOHI merged to form Spectrio. Following the merge, Dana assisted in developing the Spectrio experience. Spectrio was sold to a private equity firm in 2013 and currently has audio and/or video marketing solutions in place in approximately 50,000 U.S. and international locations. It currently ranks among the top five providers in the on-hold messaging industry.

    In her role as Executive Vice President at Meadows, Dana has focused on adding the latest cloud-based tools to enhance daily operations and sales processes. Her responsibilities include marketing initiatives and custom programming of Meadows technology offerings.

  • Shakisha Washington
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    Shakisha Washington

    Director of Project Coordination

    Shakisha Washington

    Director of Project Coordination


    Shakisha joined Meadows in 2016 as Director of Project Coordination.  She has extensive industry experience and has been instrumental in new business development and strategy throughout her career. As Director of Project Coordination will provide strong leadership through the project life cycle and beyond.  From establishing policies and efficiency standards to assisting clients with budgets and LEED certification, Shakisha has the business acumen to support Meadows’ continued success.

  • Ethan Bajrak
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    Ethan Bajrak

    Director of Enterprise Solutions

    Ethan Bajrak

    Director of Enterprise Solutions


    Ethan joined the Meadows team in 2004 as an intern. Now Director of Enterprise Solutions, he oversees the development, standardization, deployment, and management of enterprise systems for Meadows Office Interiors. With more than 15 years of industry experience, Ethan’s project management knowledge and technical proficiency are instrumental in refining Meadows’ asset management and inventory control technology, proprietary applications, customer portals, and all supporting CRM automations. Ethan also coordinates the maintenance and enhancements of all Meadows systems to leverage resources, knowledge, and best practices in support of customer requirements. Ethan is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University.

    Fun Fact! Ethan is bilingual – he speaks both English and Serbo-Croatian.

     

  • Gina Chetram
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    Gina Chetram

    Supervising Project Manager

    Gina Chetram

    Supervising Project Manager


    Gina has extensive experience in the processes of the contract furniture industry, including product specification, planning, bidding and installation. Before joining Meadows in 2015, Gina was a Senior Project Manager where she specialized in Teknion office systems. Throughout her career, she has built and managed relationships with national accounts and as a Senior Project Manager, she implemented project management strategies for clients. Gina studied Interior Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology, as well as Design Drafting Technology at the New York City College of Technology. She is also certified in the Principles of Project Management from the Project Management Institute.

  • Kari Tarulli
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    Kari Tarulli

    Senior Project Manager

    Kari Tarulli

    Senior Project Manager


    Kari Tarulli joined Meadows in 2000 and is currently Project Manager.  Prior to joining Meadows, Kari was a satisfied client for seven years, giving her unique insight to customer relations. Previously, Kari worked as corporate real estate director. Kari works directly with the sales team and project coordinator, the customer project leads and the installation group to schedule and manage all details of customer projects. Kari studied at the Business and Management Center in Dallas, TX.

     

  • Joseph Michael
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    Joseph Michael

    Senior Project Manager

    Joseph Michael

    Senior Project Manager


    Joseph joined Meadows in 2016. Joseph has a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Technology from the New York Institute of Technology and has significant experience and skills managing projects of every size and scope. He lends his  expertise from a project architect’s perspective including familiarity with NYC building codes, ICC, ADA, NFPA and LifeSafety. Throughout his career Joseph has developed best practices for operating across multiple teams and overseeing simultaneous projects, meeting deadlines and budgets, and brings the same dedication to Meadows and his clients.

  • Matthew Eble
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    Matthew Eble

    Project Manager

    Matthew Eble

    Project Manager


    With over five years of industry experience, Matthew is highly skilled in managing multi-faceted projects. He has worked with a number of clients located in landmark buildings, always meeting schedules and budgets and exceeding customer expectations. As a Project Manager, he focuses on every project detail, collaborating with clients, designers, architects, and his internal team to deliver the best results. Matthew earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dowling College. He joined the Meadows team in 2017.

    Fun Fact: Matthew ran an accumulated 16,711 miles during his four years at college. That’s just over 80 miles per week and is equal to running the distance from New York to California and back over three times!

  • Edward Targonski

    Edward Targonski

    Project Manager
  • David Spodofora
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    David Spodofora

    Project Manager

    David Spodofora

    Project Manager


    David joined Meadows in 2016. David has a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Previously, he was as an Associate Project Manager where he worked closely with clients and architects overseeing complex projects, as well as in sales assistance and marketing roles, providing daily support throughout the project life cycle. Additionally, he was part of a team that received the 2014 Hans Knoll Award for outstanding achievement for the highest sales volume by region.  David has extensive experience developing bid packages and is an asset as being the liaison between the client and technical teams.

  • William Negvesky

    William Negvesky

    Project Manager
  • Darren Velez
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    Darren Velez

    Project Manager

    Darren Velez

    Project Manager


    With more than 15 years’ industry experience, Darren is highly skilled in managing complex projects. A member of Meadows’ Architectural Interiors team, he has an extensive background working with glass wall systems. As a Project Manager, he focuses on every project detail, collaborating with clients, designers, architects, and her internal team to deliver the best results, always meeting schedules and budgets and exceeding customer expectations. Darren holds a degree from Parsons School of Design. He joined the Meadows team in 2019.

    Fun Fact! Darren loves water sports, always jumping on a jet ski every chance he gets!

  • Bridget McBride
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    Bridget McBride

    Design Manager

    Bridget McBride

    Design Manager


    Bridget’s meticulous design skills and natural creativity make her a valuable team member and client resource. As Design Manager, she provides all Meadows designers with direction and assistance on day-to-day projects, as well as those with unique requirements and complex scopes. She also serves as an Account Manager and Senior Designer for strategic customers. As a mentor to Meadows’ other designers, Bridget imparts her exemplary attention-to-detail and holistic approach to project execution. Bridget holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in interior design from the International Academy of Design and Technology – Chicago. She is NCIDQ certified and is a member of IIDA. She has worked at Meadows for 10 years.

    Fun Fact! When she was two years old, Bridget made the decision to one day move to New York City after watching “The Muppets Take Manhattan.”

  • Leo Betancourt
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    Leo Betancourt

    Senior Designer

    Leo Betancourt

    Senior Designer


    With more than 25 years’ experience, Leo brings a high level of expertise to the Meadows team. As a Senior Designer, he supports projects from the bid stage through post-occupancy, working closely with Meadows’ account teams to bring client workplace visions to life. Throughout a project, Leo continuously looks for cost savings and other efficiencies to give clients the best value for their investment. With expertise in executing large-scale projects for prestigious clients, his meticulous design skills and natural creativity make him a valuable team member and client resource. Leo holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Central University of Ecuador. He joined the Meadows team in 2000.

    Fun Fact! With a passion for art, Leo creates drawings and paintings, including illustrations for children’s books.

  • Erika Turpak
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    Erika Turpak

    Senior Designer

    Erika Turpak

    Senior Designer


    With nearly 20 years of industry experience, Erika has been a valuable member of the Meadows team since 2005. As a Senior Designer, she works closely with Meadows’ account teams, as well as directly with clients, to bring workplace visions to life. Always considering each client’s unique needs, she creates layouts and specifications accordingly. Erika appreciates that her career allows her to highlight her naturally innovative and creative personality. A New Jersey native, Erika earned a degree in interior design from Berkeley College.

    Fun Fact! A skilled host, Erika’s favorite way to spend her spare time is planning parties and entertaining guests.

  • Melissa Baldwin
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    Melissa Baldwin

    Senior Designer

    Melissa Baldwin

    Senior Designer


    As a Senior Designer with over 22 years of industry experience, Melissa brings a high level of expertise to the Meadows team. Her unique vision and love of interior design thrive as she supports large projects from the bid stage through post-occupancy. Melissa has extensive experience with the core programs used by Meadows designers, including AutoCAD, CET Designer, and ProjectSpec. She has a bachelor’s degree in applied art and sciences – interior design from Western Michigan University and is NCIDQ certified. She joined the Meadows team in 2016.

    Fun Fact! Melissa is Meadows’ resident water enthusiast. When she’s not working, you can find her relaxing in the nearest pool, lake, or river, or lounging at the beach or on a boat.

  • Courtney Moore
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    Courtney Moore

    Senior Designer

    Courtney Moore

    Senior Designer


    Courtney joined Meadows as a Designer in 2015. She is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design. She brings to Meadows extensive industry experience as well as a seasoned background in AutoCAD and design consultation. Working closely with the entire project team, she takes into account each client’s precise space requirements and furniture needs, creating layouts and specifications accordingly. Continuously uncovering cost savings and other efficiencies to deliver the best value for investment, Courtney is a highly effective project team member.

  • Laura Hanshe
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    Laura Hanshe

    Senior Designer

    Laura Hanshe

    Senior Designer


    With more than 15 years’ experience, Laura brings a high level of expertise to the Meadows team. As a Senior Designer, she specializes in space planning, floorplan layouts, and product application drawings and renderings. she works closely with Meadows’ account teams, as well as directly with clients, to bring workplace visions to life, always considering each client’s unique space requirements. A member of the Meadows team since 2014, Laura holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in interior design and has been recognized as a CET Designer of the Month.

    Fun Fact! Laura has always been a creative problem solver. Once, at age four, she wanted to save her chewing gum for the next day, so she stuck it in her belly button for safe keeping!

  • Jackie Aiello
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    Jackie Aiello

    Senior 3D Visualization Specialist

    Jackie Aiello

    Senior 3D Visualization Specialist


    As Senior 3D Visualization Specialist, Jackie works closely with Meadows’ account teams to bring design intent to life through detailed and realistic renderings. Her impeccable work helps set Meadows apart as an industry leader. Jackie joined the Meadows team in 2015 with previous experience in AutoCAD drafting, 3D perspectives and renderings, custom millwork drawings and construction drawings, elevations, floorplan layouts, and more. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in interior design from the New York Institute of Technology.

    Fun Fact! Jackie loves to watch her favorite movies enough times to memorize all the words!

  • Amanda Clark
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    Amanda Clark

    Designer

    Amanda Clark

    Designer


    Amanda is a graduate of Kean University where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design. She came to Meadows in 2015 with relevant industry experience and a background working in AutoCAD. Prior to Meadows, Amanda worked in design and sales where she provided design and rendering services using a proprietary software. A member of Meadows Architectural Walls division, she works closely with project managers, as well as with our customers, to design functional solutions for clients.

  • Edwin Castillo
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    Edwin Castillo

    Designer

    Edwin Castillo

    Designer


    Joining Meadows in 2016, Edwin is a graduate of the New York Institute of Technology where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Technology. Edwin has worked as a Citizen Teacher within the fields of engineering, architecture and design for Citizen Schools and has also volunteered with the Global Teen program of the YMCA of Greater New York. He is fluent in Spanish and has experience working with AutoCad, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, RhinoeD, 3ds Max, and Revit. Edwin uses his vast skill set to constantly verify project details, review drawings and documentation in order to uphold Meadows’ standards of excellence.

  • Cassandra Collard
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    Cassandra Collard

    Designer

    Cassandra Collard

    Designer


    Joining Meadows in 2016, Cassandra has extensive industry experience as an Interior Designer, specializing in movable walls. Utilizing both CET Designer and AutoCAD, she has been able to develop and create strategic designs to support the needs of a variety of clients. Cassandra works closely with our project teams and brings her myriad skills in conceptual design, rendering and furniture specifications to Meadows’ talented group of designers. Cassandra received her Interior Design degree from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and has received several certifications from AEC Daily and Haworth, as well as winning the Art Institute’s Senior Project of the Year award in 2015.

  • Alexandra Glasure
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    Alexandra Glasure

    Designer/Ancillary Specialist

    Alexandra Glasure

    Designer/Ancillary Specialist


    Alexandra joined the Meadows team in 2017 with a strong industry background, having previously worked at A&D firms and for furniture manufacturers. A former Project Manager at Meadows, she now serves as our in-house ancillary product expert. In this role, Alexandra provides ancillary recommendations and pricing for projects, proposals, and bids, suggesting alternatives as needed. Alexandra regularly conducts market research to remain up to date on ancillary lines. Alexandra earned her bachelor’s degree in interior design with a focus on commercial design from High Point University in North Carolina.

    Fun Fact! Alexandra is a certified SCUBA instructor, deemed “Little Mermaid” by her diving colleagues.

  • Ilana Goodman
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    Ilana Goodman

    Designer/Project Manager

    Ilana Goodman

    Designer/Project Manager


    With more than 7 years’ experience, Ilana brings valuable industry knowledge to the Meadows team. As a Designer/Project Manager, she considers each client’s unique needs, creating layouts and specifications accordingly, in order to bring their workplace visions to life. Ilana focuses on every project detail, collaborating with all project stakeholders and her internal team to deliver the best results, always meeting timelines and budgets and exceeding customer expectations. A member of the Meadows team since 2019, Ilana holds a bachelor’s degree in interior design from The George Washington University.

    Fun Fact! Although Ilana considers herself a healthy person, she hates fruit.

  • Luke J. Kiefer
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    Luke J. Kiefer

    Senior Project Coordinator

    Luke J. Kiefer

    Senior Project Coordinator


    With over 17 years’ experience, Luke brings extensive knowledge to every project. As a Senior Project Coordinator, his attention-to-detail and problem-solving skills make him a valuable team member and client resource. Luke earned his master’s degree from The Ohio State University. He joined the Meadows team in 2000 and regularly supports multi-floor projects for national clients.

    Fun Fact! In his spare time, Luke is a broadcaster on Twitch where he has a small but loyal following.

  • Yuliana Baez
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    Yuliana Baez

    Senior Project Coordinator

    Yuliana Baez

    Senior Project Coordinator


    Yuliana joined Meadows in 2016 with a varied background, including time managing nationwide accounts at an experiential marketing agency. There, she gained extensive experience working with sales and project managers, as well as handling day-to-day project coordination and client relations. As a Senior Project Coordinator at Meadows, Yuliana’s skill set makes her a valuable team member and client resource. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

    Fun Fact! Yuliana has a great sense of adventure. Her goal is to travel all over the world, filling up her passport with as many stamps as possible!

  • Maeve Mac Kenna

    Maeve Mac Kenna

    Senior Project Coordinator
  • Christhel Lopez
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    Christhel Lopez

    Junior Designer/Project Coordinator

    Christhel Lopez

    Junior Designer/Project Coordinator


    Christhel studied Interior Design at Norwalk Community College and came to Meadows in 2015 with a variety of previous design experience. Previously, she served as an Interior Design Assistant/Draftsman where she created 3D visuals and detailed drawings, monitored the status of project deliverables and tasks, assisted with installations, and reviewed reports, plans, estimates and calculations for accuracy. Collaborating frequently with project managers and the sales team, she supports the entire scope of a project, verifying pricing and specifications and maintaining project status reports. Christel is known to be detail-oriented and skilled at resolving issues.

  • Rita Lau
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    Rita Lau

    Project Coordinator

    Rita Lau

    Project Coordinator


    Rita Lau is a Project Coordinator in Meadows’ New York City office. She has been in the industry for 18 years, and enjoys helping and making the workplace more comfortable and ergonomic. Rita was born in Taiwan, attended Baruch College in New York City, and currently lives in Norwalk, Connecticut.

  • Tatyanna Jack
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    Tatyanna Jack

    Project Coordinator

    Tatyanna Jack

    Project Coordinator


    Joining the company in 2017, Tatyanna has a Bachelor’s degree in Media & Society and Writing & Rhetoric from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. In her role as a Receptionist/Project Coordinator, Tatyanna provides support to multiple project teams. Tatyanna comes to Meadows with strong customer relations and sales experience, as well as organizational and communication skills.

  • Yanet Rio Villarreal
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    Yanet Rio Villarreal

    Project Coordinator

    Yanet Rio Villarreal

    Project Coordinator


    Yanet joined the Meadows team in early 2019 with a varied background in sales, customer service, data entry, and research, making her a valuable team member and client resource. As a Project Coordinator at Meadows, Yanet harmonizes the various tasks associated with projects, including proposal entry, purchase order generation, acknowledgement follow through, shipment tracking, and more. Yanet holds a bachelor’s degree from the New York Institute of Technology.

    Fun Fact! In her free time, Yanet enjoys learning how to use Adobe Illustrator and InDesign and taking on small graphic design projects.

  • Hillary Cartagena
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    Hillary Cartagena

    Project Coordinator

    Hillary Cartagena

    Project Coordinator


    Hillary joined the Meadows team in 2019 with a background in research, data entry, and customer service. As a Project Coordinator at Meadows, she harmonizes the various tasks associated with projects, including proposal entry, purchase order generation, acknowledgement follow through, shipment tracking, and more. Hillary holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

    Fun Fact! Hillary is a proud pit bull advocate, working through social media to refute their negative stereotypes and educate others about the dog breed.

  • Jordana Rubin

    Jordana Rubin

    Sales Assistant
  • Anna Davydova
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    Anna Davydova

    Director of Finance

    Anna Davydova

    Director of Finance


    Anna began her career as a controller in Moscow, Russia where she also obtained her MBA in Accounting and Economics. After moving to New York, she gained extensive financial experience within the construction and design industries. Throughout her career, Anna has served as a bookkeeper, controller, and financial officer. With over 25 years’ experience in financial reporting, accounts payable, and payroll, she brings an expert perspective to Meadows. As Director of Finance, Anna manages the Accounting Team and works closely with all project team members. She joined the Meadows team in 2017.

    Fun Fact! When Anna hears Argentine tango music, she swoons and dances the night away.

  • Svetlana Kudryavtseva
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    Svetlana Kudryavtseva

    Assistant Controller

    Svetlana Kudryavtseva

    Assistant Controller


    Svetlana joined the Meadows team in 2017 with previous experience overseeing the monthly closing and account receivable activities for the largest privately-owned building automation and systems integration contractor in New York City. Her background has given her a comprehensive understanding of day-to-day financial operations, which she applies to her role as Assistant Controller. Svetlana holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, accounting, and psychology.

    Fun Fact! Svetlana shares her daughter’s passion for becoming a figure skating Olympian and spends her weekends on the ice rink.

  • Amber Phelan
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    Amber Phelan

    Lead Finance Manager

    Amber Phelan

    Lead Finance Manager


    Amber joined Meadows in 2015, bringing a tremendous amount of skill to the Accounting team. With experience in both the public and private sectors, she has been instrumental in developing Meadows’ project accounting best practices and guidelines, and she continues to set those standards globally at Meadows. Amber has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Towson University where she studied cost accounting, tax accounting, auditing, and more.

    Fun Fact! Amber once won five radio call-in contests in one year.

  • Yocarina Paulino
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    Yocarina Paulino

    Accounting Coordinator

    Yocarina Paulino

    Accounting Coordinator


    Yocarina joined the Meadows team in 2018 with extensive experience working with advanced accounting software. As an Accounting Coordinator, she supports the various efforts of the Accounting Team, always adhering to Meadows’ best practices and guidelines for accounting. Yocarina holds a degree in Accounting from the Borough of Manhattan Community College.

    Fun Fact! In her free time, Yocarina likes to bake desserts. (And her friends like to eat them!)

  • Max Kenig
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    Max Kenig

    Accounting Assistant

    Max Kenig

    Accounting Assistant


    Max has a diverse background as an executive assistant and administrative coordinator, as well as experience managing accounts payable and accounts receivable. At Meadows, she supports the various efforts of the Accounting Team, always adhering to Meadows’ project accounting best practices and guidelines. Max has studied at both the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and the Fashion Institute of Technology. She joined the Meadows team in 2019.

    Fun Fact! Max has a twin sister, although they aren’t identical and look more like cousins.

  • Lydia Cady
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    Lydia Cady

    Marketing Director

    Lydia Cady

    Marketing Director


    Lydia joined the Meadows team in 2015 and has been instrumental in redefining and elevating the company’s brand within the marketplace. As Marketing Director, Lydia oversees all corporate marketing efforts, including strategic planning, brand management, public relations & social media, advertising, co-marketing initiatives, email marketing, events, and special projects. A graduate of Cornell University, Lydia is a skilled marketing strategist and writer with both in-house and agency experience. Her background spans a variety of industries, including publishing, non-profit organizations, travel and tourism, education technology, and app development.

    Fun Fact! When Lydia isn’t bolstering the Meadows brand, she studies acting at The William Esper Studio in Manhattan.

  • Greg Trocola-Barone
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    Greg Trocola-Barone

    Art Director

    Greg Trocola-Barone

    Art Director


    As Art Director, Greg is responsible for creating and implementing all Meadows design elements, and for managing the visual integrity of the Meadows brand across all mediums. Greg’s talent and creativity have been instrumental in redefining and elevating the Meadows brand within the marketplace. His achievements include the design of all internal and external marketing collateral, user interfaces for Meadows’ apps, client presentations, advertisements, signage, and all Meadows websites. Greg is well-versed in all areas of graphic design and art direction, with previous experience in various industries including real estate, media publishing, and education. Greg received his bachelor’s degree in marketing & graphic design from Monmouth University and his MBA from Pace University. He joined the Meadows team in 2015.

    Fun Fact! Greg is a human Shazam and can identify almost any song – from the 1980’s to today – after hearing the first few notes.

  • Ariela Fermin
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    Ariela Fermin

    Digital Marketing Strategist

    Ariela Fermin

    Digital Marketing Strategist


    Having joined Meadows in 2017, Ariela supports all corporate marketing initiatives. As Digital Marketing Strategist, her focus is Meadows’ online presence, including social media and digital advertising efforts. Ariela’s background is in high-end European contemporary furniture, and her industry experience is invaluable within the marketing team. Ariela received her bachelor’s degree in business administration – marketing and international business from Ramapo College of New Jersey.

    Fun Fact! Ariela owns more than 100 pairs of Converse All Stars that she’s been collecting since her teen years.

     

  • Susan Lee
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    Susan Lee

    Web Content Specialist

    Susan Lee

    Web Content Specialist


    As Web Content Specialist, Susan manages Meadows’ proprietary customer web portal, Meadows Workstation™, customizing the portal functionality and aesthetic to meet each client’s unique needs and ensuring that no detail is overlooked. Susan also manages the catalog portion of the Meadows Rental Group website. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Geneseo, a paralegal diploma from NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, and a certificate in graphic design, web design, and web programming from Hunter College. Susan is fluent in Cantonese and speaks some Mandarin. She joined the Meadows team in 2016.

    Fun Fact! Susan finds playing with LEGOs very relaxing, and (bonus fun fact!) she can touch the tip of her nose with her tongue. Can you?

  • Lisa Marchitelli
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    Lisa Marchitelli

    Director of Office Operations & Human Resources

    Lisa Marchitelli

    Director of Office Operations & Human Resources


    With more than 15 years’ experience, Lisa is an accomplished and results-driven human resources and administrative professional. Throughout her career, she has held positions at a number of organizations where her expertise included creating human resources departments from the ground up, strategic planning, implementing programs to improve operations, and administering all human resources functions to support as many as 1,000 employees. At Meadows, Lisa directs all aspects of human resources, including policy development, talent acquisitions, performance management, labor relations, employee relations, compensation, and benefits. In addition, she provides high level management of daily office operations. Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in human resources management from Ashford University and belongs to the Society of Human Resources Management. She joined the Meadows team in early 2019.

    Fun Fact! In her free time, Lisa enjoys quilting.

  • Jade Rodriguez
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    Jade Rodriguez

    Hospitality/Showroom Coordinator

    Jade Rodriguez

    Hospitality/Showroom Coordinator


    Jade joined Meadows in 2017 as the Hospitality Coordinator.  The Meadows Showroom has become a true destination and this unique position elevates the showroom experience and maintains showroom standards. She brings years of experience in hospitality and event management to Meadows. Jade is the face of showroom operations with a hands-on approach and on-the-floor engagement. Jade also oversees all special events, delivering a highly personalized service level that further sets Meadows apart from the competition.

  • Rhiana Sanchez

    Rhiana Sanchez

    Operations Assistant
  • Beatrice Camacho
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    Beatrice Camacho

    Cleaning Technician

    Beatrice Camacho

    Cleaning Technician


    A member of the Meadows team since 2016, Beatrice has extensive experience in her field, including time as a small business owner cleaning private homes before she transitioned into corporate offices. As a Cleaning Technician, Beatrice upholds Meadows’ stellar showroom standards by applying meticulous attention to detail.

    Fun Fact! In her free time, Beatrice loves to spend quality time with her family.

  • Lorna Velez
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    Lorna Velez

    Cleaning Technician

    Lorna Velez

    Cleaning Technician


    A member of the Meadows team since 2018, Lorna is responsible for maintaining the stellar condition of the showroom at Meadows’ Showhouse. She works to uphold Meadows’ showroom standards by applying hard work, dedication, and meticulous attention to detail.

  • Shawn Shokry
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    Shawn Shokry

    Information Technology Manager

    Shawn Shokry

    Information Technology Manager


    Shawn joined Meadows in 2016, bringing a tremendous amount of technical system administration, project management, networking, and software deployment skills to the company. Shawn leads Meadows’ Information Technology team with more than 10 years of experience in nationwide technology platform roll-outs and training employees on new technologies. Before joining the Meadows team, Shawn was involved in the installation of technology systems for over 50 luxury retail stores. Shawn has a bachelor’s degree in MIS from the University of Maryland.

    Fun Fact! While surveys suggest that the average American will devour at least 6,000 slices of pizza in their lifetime, Shawn – a driven pizza connoisseur – does that in a year.

  • Charles Hammond
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    Charles Hammond

    IT Support Analyst

    Charles Hammond

    IT Support Analyst


    Charles joined the Meadows team in 2017 with a varied background in equipment configuration, network troubleshooting, and software evaluation, having previously provided administrative and technical support to HR management and recruiting consulting teams. With more than 7 years of IT support experience, Charles supports all of Meadows’ workplace technology initiatives. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Northern Arizona University.

    Fun Fact! When he’s not at the office, you might find Charles playing guitar, ukulele, or saxophone.

  • Meryll Effron
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    Meryll Effron

    Director of Client Services | Meadows Service Group

    Meryll Effron

    Director of Client Services | Meadows Service Group


    With more than 35 years of industry experience, Meryll builds long-term client relationships by applying extensive product knowledge and a passion for providing top-notch service. As Director of Client Services, she supports client furniture programs at every level, making recommendations for the optimal combination of Meadows Service Group’s offerings, including maintenance programs, warranty assessments, furniture modifications, on-demand repairs, and more. Meryll continuously works toward maximizing the lifetime and integrity of clients’ valuable furniture assets and maintaining the look and functionality of their workspaces. Meryll received her BFA from the University of Hartford and is a Certified Office Ergonomics Evaluator. She joined the Meadows team in 1998.

    Fun Fact! During the warmer months, Meryll’s favorite place to be is outside. She has a passion for gardening, nature, and fresh air.

  • Troy Jenkins
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    Troy Jenkins

    Customer Service & Support Manager | Meadows Service Group

    Troy Jenkins

    Customer Service & Support Manager | Meadows Service Group


    As the Customer Service & Support Manager for Meadows Service Group, Troy ensures her team’s ability to quickly and seamlessly provide clients with routine maintenance, warranty assessments, on-demand repairs, and more. Troy continuously looks for ways to implement technology that will ensure Meadows’ ability to provide the highest level of customer service. She has been instrumental in refining operational processes, inventory control procedures, and rental workflows. Troy began her career with Meadows in 2016.

    Fun Fact! When she’s not in the office, you’ll find Troy outdoors on a baseball field, walking down a quiet country road, gardening, or soaking up the sun on a motorcycle ride.

  • Paula Panariello
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    Paula Panariello

    Client Support Manager | Meadows Service Group

    Paula Panariello

    Client Support Manager | Meadows Service Group


    As Client Support Manager for Meadows Service Group, Paula applies more than 23 years of experience to quickly and seamlessly provide top-notch client service, overseeing the entire process for arranging maintenance, warranty assessments, on-demand repairs, and more. Within this role, she provides a final quality assurance check to validate requests and orders for accuracy. Paula joined the Meadows team in 1996.

  • Lynisha Fergerson
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    Lynisha Fergerson

    Customer Service & Support Specialist | Meadows Service Group

    Lynisha Fergerson

    Customer Service & Support Specialist | Meadows Service Group


    Lynisha joined the Meadows team in 2019 with a varied background in sales, customer service, design, and logistics, making her a valuable team member and client resource. As a Customer Service & Support Specialist, she applies her knowledge and experience to support Meadows’ full range of client service offerings, from warranty claims to furniture maintenance programs. Lynisha holds a bachelor’s degree from CUNY Medgar Evers College.

    Fun Fact! Lynisha is a huge UFC fan.

  • Ralph Rodriguez
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    Ralph Rodriguez

    Senior Service Coordinator | Meadows Service Group

    Ralph Rodriguez

    Senior Service Coordinator | Meadows Service Group


    As a Senior Service Coordinator for Meadows Service Group, Ralph has nearly 20 years of industry experience. On a day-to-day basis, he supports the service needs of Meadows’ major accounts by processing warranty claims and generating quotations, sales orders, and purchase orders, coordinating with vendors on a regular basis. Ralph is a graduate of both Borough of Manhattan Community College and New York City Technical College where he studied business and architecture, respectively. He joined the Meadows team in 2000.

    Fun Fact! Ralph loves reading books so much, you might consider him a “book-aholic!”

  • Debra Womack
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    Debra Womack

    Service Coordinator | Meadows Service Group

    Debra Womack

    Service Coordinator | Meadows Service Group


    With more than 20 years of industry experience, Debra is a valuable team member and client resource, always ensuring the highest level of customer service. As a Service Coordinator, she supports the service needs of Meadows’ accounts by processing warranty claims and generating quotations, sales orders, and purchase orders. Debra coordinates with vendors on a regular basis and is highly skilled at resolving issues. A member of the Meadows team since 2012, she attended Farmingdale University and LaGuardia Community College.

    Fun Fact! In her spare time, you’ll find Debra trying a new restaurant, singing karaoke with her friends, or playing Bingo!

  • John Willix
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    John Willix

    Warehouse Manager | Meadows Service Group

    John Willix

    Warehouse Manager | Meadows Service Group


    With nearly 35 years of experience, John’s expertise encompasses all aspects of warehouse operations and management. As the Warehouse Manager for Meadows Service Group, John ensures that all warehouse processes run smoothly as he oversees all service technicians, drivers, inventory specialists, and logistics managers. Within this role, John applies industry standards and leverages Meadows technology to streamline and improve daily workflows and customer service response times. He joined the Meadows team in 2017.

    Fun Fact! John is a talented woodworker, and his favorite project so far has been crafting his family’s fireplace mantle.

  • Tamika Rhoda
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    Tamika Rhoda

    Inventory, Asset & Logistics Manager | Meadows Service Group

    Tamika Rhoda

    Inventory, Asset & Logistics Manager | Meadows Service Group


    With more than 15 years of experience, Tamika has an extensive background in all areas of warehouse management, including order processing, inventory counts, and transport. As Meadows’ Inventory, Asset & Logistics Manager, Tamika is responsible for monitoring and maintaining inventory at Meadows’ warehouse locations in New York City and New Jersey. She is also tasked with managing the logistical details of warehouse deliveries to and from client locations, ensuring that Meadows’ service technicians and company vehicles are equipped with all necessary parts, pieces, and tools. Tamika holds a bachelor’s degree from William Patterson University. She joined the Meadows team in 2017.

    Fun Fact! Tamika prides herself on being a connoisseur of Nike sneakers.

  • Jesse Sobocinski
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    Jesse Sobocinski

    Service Technician | Meadows Service Group

    Jesse Sobocinski

    Service Technician | Meadows Service Group


    A member of the Meadows team since 2016, Jesse has more than seven years of industry experience, including previously running his own furniture installation company, during which time he became a certified Haworth installer. As an expert Service Technician for Meadows Service Group, Jesse is universally trained to service product from any manufacturer, always ensuring the highest level of customer service. Jesse holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Kean University.

    Fun Fact! In his spare time, Jesse enjoys hiking, fishing, and playing his bass guitar.

  • Ciro Luna
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    Ciro Luna

    Service Technician | Meadows Service Group

    Ciro Luna

    Service Technician | Meadows Service Group


    A member of the Meadows team since 2017, Ciro has over 10 years of industry experience, including a background in commercial driving, warehousing, installation, and construction. As an expert Service Technician for Meadows Service Group, Ciro is universally trained to service product from any manufacturer, always ensuring the highest level of customer service. Ciro studied at Lincoln Technical Institute.

    Fun Fact! When he’s not a work, you might find Ciro hanging with friends or playing handball.

  • Elhadji Niang
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    Elhadji Niang

    Driver | Meadows Service Group

    Elhadji Niang

    Driver | Meadows Service Group


    Elhadji joined the Meadows team in 2017 with more than 25 years’ experience in his field. As a Driver at Meadows, he applies extensive logistical skills and attention to detail to support a large number of daily deliveries and pickups.

    Fun Fact! Elhadji is a big soccer fan and loves both watching and playing the game.

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