Jackie

Senior Designer

Jackie attended Saint Michael’s College and came to Saybrook Home with over 20 years of furniture industry experience. She has attended the North Carolina Furniture Market for more than twenty years and has designed homes throughout New England and New York City. As a buyer, merchandiser, designer, and manager for 15 years at two showroom locations in Vermont, and eight years at a showroom in the Berkshires, Jackie brings a wealth of furniture expertise to the customer experience. She enjoys working with bright, airy rooms with a clean, but lived-in look. The concept of fresh, crisp tones and textures combined with warm, weathered wood products and furnishings.  “It’s important to have my clients relax in their home in comfort. I combine the desires and needs of the client with my creativity and experience, which creates a successful outcome.”

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How did you get started in the industry? I transitioned 28 years ago from women’s clothing to home furnishings. It was a significant change for me. I found home furnishing more of a personal, creative challenge.

Who is the most significant influence on your professional career? Nonnie Tarr was an enormous mentor of mine. Nonnie had initially been a client of mine in clothing that pretty much taught me everything I know about home furnishing and design. I started attending the High Point Furniture Market with her right away and was her visual merchandiser for two locations on top of being her lead designer.

What is your proudest professional accomplishment? I think my proudest professional accomplishment was navigating and conquering all aspects of being involved in home furnishings. I was also given an extraordinary award from Saybrook Home for my excellence in sales this past year named after Clara E. Zirkenbach, who was the founder of Saybrook Home.

If your clients could only know one thing about you, what would you like them to know? To not be intimidated by your design project!  The combination of my knowledge, honestly, and creativity will enhance their project so it will run smoothly and be thoroughly enjoyable!

Where is your “happy place”? My happy place is walking my Labrador Retriever just about anywhere on the shoreline, especially where he can swim.

What is your proudest non-work-related accomplishment? My proudest accomplishment was raising my daughter, Kindley.

What is your perfect day? My perfect day is just about anywhere outside in the sunshine.

What is your fondest memory of working at Saybrook Home? My fondest memories at Saybrook Home are the wonderful relationships I have built over the years with my clients.

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