Robert has been a designer for over 20 years and has been with Valet since 2003. He is a 1983 graduate of the Academy of the Republic Belarus, and immigrated to the United States in 1989. Robert and his wife Ina have been married since 1983. Robert’s interests include swimming, skiing, backpacking and international travel. His customers love his design process and ability to help them visualize the best and most elegant use of their space.
Mark’s 12 + years of design experience with Valet together with a 17 year background in the home improvement trades gives him a wealth of knowledge that is rarely seen. Mark and his wife Sandie have been married since 1979 and reside in San Jose with their son. Mark’s interest included racquetball, skiing and golf. He also enjoys spending time on the Monterey Peninsula. Both homeowners and contractors value his complete understanding of all aspects of construction.
Jerry has been a Valet designer for 11 + years. Prior to joining Valet in 2001, Jerry spent 4 years designing and selling closet systems to developers of new home communities. Jerry and his wife Sam have been married since 1978. They enjoy traveling and have lived in Hawaii. Jerry works out of our Danville showroom and services our customers in the East Bay. He is very detail oriented and his customers appreciate how he always goes the extra mile for them.
Karin joined Valet in 2010 and brings a unique combination of marketing and design experience to our team. Karin graduated from UCLA and enjoyed a successful career as a sales and marketing executive. She later earned an interior design degree to pursue her creative inclinations and passion for space planning. Karin excels at listening to customers and understanding their needs. She grew up on the peninsula, loves to travel, ski and spend time with her husband and two teenagers.
Shari has 15 years’ experience in the fields of Interior Design, Space Planning and Architecture. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from UC Berkeley and joined our Valet team in 2010. Shari and her husband Steve grew up in San Jose. Shari enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time with her family. Her customers love her enthusiasm and personal approach as she translates their needs into a beautiful and functional design.
Ward entered the custom cabinet business in 1984 when he joined his father at Eurodesign. After selling Eurodesign to Valet in 2005, Ward joined the Valet team as Manager of Engineering and Product Development. Today, he continues to provide support in these areas while also contributing as a valuable member of our design team. Ward and his wife Nancy are longtime residents of Los Altos. Ward enjoys meeting with customers bringing 25 + years of design and engineering expertise to his work.
Gia joined our Valet Team in 2013 bringing an extensive background in the design-build industry together with a passion to help others improve their interior space. As a native of San Mateo County,Gia’s primary focus is on our valuable customers in San Francisco and the North Peninsula. Customers appreciate her 20 years of industry experience, eye for design, and vibrant personality. With a young
daughter, Gia and her husband Tim are experiencing the joys of parenthood. They also enjoy spending time with their extended family throughout the Bay Area.