Design Advisory Council
Bellmont Cabinet Co. takes great pride in being an industry and
fashion leader in frameless cabinetry for the US market. Our offerings
are shaped by industry trends, domestic and international trade shows,
vendors, and most importantly feedback from our customers.
The Bellmont Design Advisory Council is made up of dealers and designer customers that share direct feedback on trends and insights and help shape the direction of Bellmont’s offerings. This feedback is pivotal in helping Bellmont remain on the cutting edge of fashion while remaining competitive as a high volume, semi-custom manufacturer of frameless cabinetry.
Brenda SimpkinsEven after 25+ years in kitchen design, each day brings new learning. My career keeps both sides of my brain active, which I'm grateful for. My daughter and I now run our showroom, having built strong contractor relationships, as they confidently refer clients to us after many years of dedication.
With a three-decade journey, design remains my passion—spanning floral, interior/exterior, and now cabinet design. Cabinetry is a blend of creativity and function that takes a certain skill to balance. I enjoy helping people transform their thoughts, feelings, and visions into a tangible space that they love.
Chris Aley30+ years of industry experience along with an extensive design history that includes over 30 cabinet lines. Focused on the many finishing details of a home, including cabinets, windows, doors, and moldings. He enjoys listening to clients and helping make their vision become a reality.
CJ Bigini, CKD
CJ boasts 25+ years of kitchen & bath design experience. Featured in Architectural Digest and Lux Magazine, her award-winning work spans the US, Caribbean, and Russia. Thriving at Benchmark Kitchen & Bath in Austin, TX, CJ craves innovative challenges. Beyond design, her world revolves around family and fur babies.
AKBD certified through the NKBA, I have been designing spaces since 2006. Lowe’s is where I got my start as a kitchen & bath designer, and since 2018 been the lead kitchen and bath designer for ProSource in Vista, CA in north San Diego County..
With a deep understanding of luxury clients across the Mountain West, Ethan and his team craft spaces that go beyond the expected for clients. A washed-up 7th grade basketball star, Ethan and his wife Joni (along with their 3 girls) own & operate design studios in Whitefish, MT, Hamilton, MT and Sun Valley, ID and primarily work with designers and architects.
Heather's expertise spans residential, institutional, and corporate interiors. Based in Colorado, she specializes in custom home design. Enriched by global travel, her insights inspire unique concepts for clients. Beyond design, she's passionate about outdoor activities, from snowboarding to camping, and she indulges in food and cultural art.
Jennifer Medeiros, CKDWith 25+ years as a CKD, Jennifer prioritizes customer service, understanding clients and goals. From kitchens to outdoors, she provides clear project visions through renderings. Her versatile designs enhance homes—new or remodeled—with beauty and functionality, spanning various genres.
Originally from Germany, Kerstin settled in the US at 24. With a business background and father who built homes, her love for construction and design grew. Now a business owner, Kerstin excels in innovative cabinet design, merging materials and functionality.
From an inventory analyst to a kitchen & bath designer, Ron is now principal of Ron Hanks Design. Ron spent 19 years partnered with his brother, mastering custom cabinetry. Later, his focus shifted to design and sales, collaborating with Bellmont Cabinet Co. He launched his dealership in 2014, earning design awards via NHBA's Parade of Home contests.
Armed with Health, Wellness, and Interior Design credentials, I honed skills through a demanding early career. A kitchen and bath design specialist, my meticulous and creative style crafts unique, precise designs. Co-founder of Kitchen and Floor Concepts, I transitioned to tranquil Vermont, juggling team leadership and local freelance design amidst a serene lifestyle.
Trevor BeitmanA rooted Bozeman resident, Trevor's father founded Futura Kitchen Cabinetry there in 1997. Leaving Montana State University in 2003, Trevor moved to Anchorage and met with his now-wife Sally who ignited his cabinetry passion. He returned to Bozeman and joined Futura in 2004. Since then, Trevor acquired Futura in 2018. Revenue surged from $2.5 million to $6.5 million by 2022, expanding into multifamily, commercial projects, counters, flooring, and closets. With a firm team, Trevor envisions limitless expansion.