Your Kitchen Design Partners for Success

Meet Our Team

Elevations is comprised of talented and experienced West Michigan design professionals. All of our kitchen and bathroom designers have spent years in the industry and have an unwavering commitment to understanding your needs, remarkable attention to detail and provide exceptional customer service. Our teams are experts at utilizing the latest 3D virtual tour technology, staying up-to-date with styles and trends, providing solution based concepts, budgeting, product selection and more. Their passion results in high levels of confidence as they explore ideas that capture your style and and functionality needs for everyday life.

Kris Pesavento

Design & Sales Consultant

Kris started her career in kitchens and bath design in 1996. With over 25 years of design experience Kris has worked extensively with builders, remodelers, architects, designers and homeowners. She’s a pro at everything from clever kitchen storage solutions to incorporation of unique cabinetry hues for one-of-a-kind kitchens. Her portfolio includes everything from modern, city chic to country cozy. She’s passionate about creating timeless designs that function smoothly and resonate emotionally. Kris loves a challenge and sees each new project as a unique design and problem-solving opportunity.


Kitchens Product Line Manager
Grand Rapids

Kerri graduated in 2001 with a degree in Interior Design. After serving as an inside sales and design associate, she transferred to the commercial sales division and became an Inside Sales Manager. As a manager, she oversees the entire inside sales design team. She enjoys encouraging, teaching, coaching and listening to her teams to support everyone’s success. Kerri loves to help teach her salespeople new things that help them to excel. Together, they work to provide the best customer relations, design solutions, organization and sales techniques. “Listening is a big part of the process,” Kerri shares. “Everyone has a voice and should be heard.”

Kaitlin Deuling

Assistant Kitchen Manager

Meet Kaitlin. Kaitlin has been a designer for over 14 years and is an active participant in local home builder associations and the National Kitchen & Bath Association. As the director of operations for Standard Kitchens, she is responsible for budgeting, managing leads, assisting with marketing strategies and keeping our showrooms up-to-date.

Her specialty? Storage solutions. She’s a pro at coming up with unique and useful storage ideas to get your kitchen organized. Kaitlin shares “I believe everything should have a proper place. With hectic schedules life can go a bit smoother when you are organized and know where your belongings are.” Visit us today and let Kaitlin bring some organization to your home.

Katie Hannah Witt

Design & Sales Consultant

With over 15 years of kitchen and bath design experience, Katie excels in crafting spaces that blend functionality and style to fit each client’s lifestyle. From maximizing storage to creating timeless designs, she specializes in high-traffic areas and hard-to-utilize spaces. Katie’s passion lies in translating clients’ visions into reality, connecting with them to bring ideas to life. Particularly drawn to small space design, she finds fulfillment in transforming compact footprints into purposeful and beautiful environments. Each project, whether new build or remodel, receives her dedicated attention to detail, ensuring that the final space reflects the unique needs and personality of its occupants.

Julie Atkinson

Design & Sales Consultant

With over 22 years of design experience, Julie brings specialized talents to the table for all of her customers and is an invaluable member of the team. As an award winning designer and with a full spectrum of extensive working knowledge, she provides an enjoyable experience and successful kitchen remodels. Her design skills range from clean and contemporary to classic country spaces.
Julie is a pro at helping you realize your dreams while maximizing your budget. She creates rooms for living and loving and will plan a kitchen that’s customized just for you that considers every visual, functional and practical perspective. From consultation and planning to the finishing touches, Julie can guide you every step of the way.

Kelsey Schoenlein

Design & Sales Consultant

With a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts and a natural affinity for design and color, Kelsey has been creating stunning kitchens and baths for years. She’s a pro at everything from clever storage solutions to creating one-of-a-kind spaces by incorporating unique hues, textures, and layered looks. Kelsey’s experience ranges from historical homes to rustic cabin remodels. Having spent years in the building industry, she brings an in-depth knowledge of our products and the complete remodeling process to the table. Kelsey’s positive attitude and willingness to go the extra mile for customers has made her an invaluable member of our team!



Lindsey Nichols

Kitchen & Bath Outside Sales

Lindsey is a design professional who comes with 15 years of home building and remodeling experience. She loves designing beautiful, functional kitchens that become favorite gathering places at her clients’ homes. “Kitchens are the home’s centerpiece and set the tone for the entire house,” she notes, “I believe that the kitchen is the most important room in the home, and I love helping to create this space.”

Lindsey has a consistent, client-centered focus and builds strong relationships with everyone she works with. She loves meeting new people and making new friends.

Heidi Penning

Design & Sales Consultant

With over 13 years as a kitchen and bath designer, Heidi brings a thorough understanding of the nuances and challenges of home improvement projects. We love her can-do attitude and so do her clients! Heidi is an expert at finding solutions for any challenge and a natural at achieving a look that is fully-cohesive, from color, to material and everything in between. Regardless of your budget, you can count on Heidi to maximize every penny and create a space that the entire family will fall in love with.

Contact the Professionals at Elevations Design Studio by Zeeland / Standard

Whether you’re an architect, designer, building professional, or homeowner, we’re here to help. Request a consultation to talk with one of our kitchen and bath designers or product specialists about your project. We can’t wait to assist you!


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