The Dream Team
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JACKIE SMITH, SENIOR DESIGNER -
Jackie has been with Dream Kitchens since 1993, and within that time has won over 25 design awards. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Interior Design from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. She has been designing spaces for her clients with fun, excitement, and a flair her clients have always appreciated. Jackie is a member of the HBRANH as well as the Nashua Area Homebuilders and Remodelers Association and has been a featured designer on Home & Garden television’s Kitchen Design
and Bed & Bath Design.
Her unique and creative kitchens have been featured in both Signature Kitchens
By Professional Designers
CHARLOTTE NELSON, AKBD
Before being asked to join Dream Kitchens in 1997, Charlotte had developed a successful career in home furnishings. Her experience and creativity in space planning and her versatility in all design styles provide a unique opportunity for clients to have living spaces that are both thoughtfully functional and stylishly pleasing. Educated and trained by the National Kitchen and Bath Association and by one of the nation's leading kitchen and bath designers, Charlotte's projects are consistently published in national magazines, and she has received many awards and much recognition for her work in both new construction and remodeling.
- As the owner of Dream Kitchens, Nina Hackel started her training in kitchen design at the early age of 8 years-old, when her father (the founder of Dream Kitchens) had her measuring and drawing the kitchens he was designing. She was educated at WPI with a B.S. in Engineering and has a Master of Business Administration. Her first career had her traveling throughout Europe and Asia. With a logical mind from her years of engineering, the experiences of her world travels, and her brilliant personality, Nina has brought a fresh outlook to her design work and to Dream Kitchens. Nina has won numerous awards for both designs and creativity. She also has been seen on New England Dream Home, where her home was featured. Go to our home page and click on the NECN Dream Home
DONALD L. SMITH, AKBD, CS
- Don is certified as an Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA). Additionally, Don is a licensed Construction Supervisor in the state of Massachusetts. A practical knowledge of remodeling combined with his experience in the kitchen and bath industry make Don uniquely qualified to create the space of your dreams. A sense of ergonomic utility coupled with a commitment to exceptional client care becomes an integral part of every project. His award winning designs have been featured in Kitchens by Professional Designers and Signature Kitchens and Baths
SCOTT SHERMAN, PRODUCT SPECIALIST
- Scott has been a member of the Dream Kitchens team since 1995. During this time, he has become the Showroom Manager,product specialist, and Business Development Manager. He has focused on designing more furniture-type pieces such as entertainment centers,bar areas, fireplace mantles, and hutches. Scott was added to the group of Award Winning Designers at Dream Kitchens by winning multiple Cornerstone awards. Scott has also written 2 feature articles in the national magazine,Kitchens by Professional Designers.
Scott is also our resident photographer, and website designer, responsible for the photography and website updates at Dream Kitchens.
Sabrina Ramirez, Designer, Showroom Manager – Sabrina graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology’s CIDA accredited Bachelor of Science in Interior Design program in Boston, MA. She has developed and perfected her design skills working at design firms in Manhattan, NY and the Boston Design Center. She has experience designing within a variety of projects from residential to commercial spaces. Her great energy and attention to detail is always reflected in her projects. She also has experience in management ensuring Dream Kitchens showroom is always giving customers that “WOW” reaction.