Your Kitchen Experts

Experience Where it Counts

Your Kitchen Project Experts

We have created an amazing team of talented industry leading professionals with years experience in the kitchen remodeling industry. Our local experts include the recipients of several local and national design awards, a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS), Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD) and former presidents of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Kitchen and Bath Association and the National Association of Remodeling Industry.

Lisa Kroksin, certified kitchen designer

Bjorn Freudenthal
Director of Client Experience

Bjorn is a dual Finnish / US citizen with Scandinavian design in his roots and one of the hardest working people you’ll ever meet. With nearly 25-years in the renovation and design industry, he is the former president of the Minnesota chapter of the National Association of Remodeling Industry and recipient of multiple local and national awards. Bjorn is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, dedicated to helping people achieve lifelong functional design and accessibility in their own homes.

Professional Highlights

  • Puustelli USA VP Sales
  • Former President of the National Association of Remodeling Industry, MN Chapter
  • Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS)
  • Lead Certified Renovator
  • Licensed Building Contractor

“We are a family tradition. I strive to make every client a devoted fan. “

Lisa Kroksin, certified kitchen designer

Becky Watson
Lead Designer

With 15 years of experience in the design industry, Becky is happiest when she’s designing, drawing or “drafting people’s dreams.” She has won local awards for her design involvement on projects and her work has been featured in several magazines such as Home & Kitchen Design and Midwest Home & Garden. Becky has a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from South Dakota State University and has worked exclusively in residential design and renovations. Her experience leads to her client’s happiness.

Professional Highlights

  • NKBA Member
  • Locally and Nationally Published Works

Lisa Kroksin, certified kitchen designer

Jennifer Wetherall
Lead Designer

To say that Jennifer loves design would be an understatement. She lives it everyday, in everything she does. She holds a degree in Interior Design from Lowthian College and has spent more than twenty years creating, transforming and re-imagining interior spaces. She has a talent for utilizing space efficiently and takes an enthusiastic approach to the design process. Jennifer has worked for a small luxury design firm, a leading national furniture company based in Minneapolis and, most recently, her own interior design firm.

Lisa Kroksin, certified kitchen designer

Danny Della Lana
Lead Designer

Danny is a recent transplant from San Francisco where he worked for design-focused brands like Dwell, VERANDA, Remodelista and Esquire. At the same time, Danny was a serial renovator with a number of projects under his belt including three kitchens. When he moved to Minneapolis he made the decision to pivot in his career and pursue a role in design.

Danny met the Puustelli team at the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show and was immediately intrigued by the product. When he stopped by the showroom, a creative conversation ensued, leading to an invitation to join our team in his dream role as a designer.

Lisa Kroksin, certified kitchen designer

Kris Eising
Design Assistant

After a successful career as a dietitian, Kris returned to school to pursue her passion for healthy kitchen design. The beautiful style and function of Puustelli cabinetry drew Kris to our showroom. Once she learned more about the innovative and ecofriendly cabinet construction along with Puustelli’s commitment to exceptional customer service, she was hooked.

Kris joined Puustelli as our very first design intern, which evolved into her current position on the team.

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