Meet the Team

Exceptional service is one of our defining factors—and we couldn't do it without our entire team of creative, passionate, and innovative individuals. Learn more about us below!

Art

Art

Art has been making projects come to reality at Copper River Cabinet Company for nearly 20 years. He is our main installer, and an incredible craftsman. He is respected by customers and is always willing to put in the extra effort to make your project successful. After work, you will only see him sit still while watching the Indianapolis Colts. Typically he will be tinkering around the house, or finding a project to work on. At the end of the day you will find him sitting on his front porch swing alongside his wife, watching the sunset.

Bill

Bill

Bill is the owner of Copper River Cabinet Company. His commitment to his career began at the ripe age of 17, when he started working on weekends for Panel Mart Inc.(Copper River). There isn’t a task Bill has not done to make this company run. He has worked his way up from cleaning, delivering, installing, cabinet design and sales, to eventual ownership. His experience in all of those roles, give him complete knowledge on every step of your project. He enjoys seeing how business technology and trends continuously change and improve. Bill likes coming to work in a positive environment, and getting the opportunity to work with family and a great staff. His coworkers enjoy when Bill shares his harvest from his backyard garden, that he works on with his wife Valerie. Together, they have two grown sons. They enjoy spending time at their old lake cottage, and keeping up with their dog, Jaxon.

Brandi

Brandi

Brandi is one of the first faces that will greet you when stepping through the door at Copper River. Before starting at Copper River in 2014, she received her Bachelors Degree in Interior Design at Purdue-Fort Wayne. She enjoys creating a more functional home for her customers, while helping select just the right finishes and color combinations for each space. Brandi’s patience and openness to incorporate any of your design ideas, makes her a great asset to our team. She loves spending time with her family, and soaking up the sun while working in her flower beds.

Cassie

Cassie

Prior to bringing her design talents to Copper River in 2014, Cassie received her Bachelors Degree in Interior Design at Purdue-Fort Wayne. She finds it most rewarding to see her designs come to life, and see the reaction of her customers when they finally get to see their dream come to reality. You can look to Cassie for fresh innovative designs and assistance with the complete design process from beginning to end. Outside of designing kitchens for others, she is always thinking of new recipes to cook in her own kitchen, over a campfire, or before a concert tailgate.

Cole

Cole

Cole puts in talents towards many responsibilities at Copper River Cabinet Company. Most of his time is spent keeping busy in our warehouse and showroom. In addition to his work here, he is currently studying Industrial Manufacturing Engineering. Cole hopes to one day purse a career in custom wood working. If you see him on campus at Indiana Tech, say hi!

Danelle

Danelle

Danelle started on the Interior Design path at Purdue-Fort Wayne earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design and a minor in Fine Art.  She has been fortunate enough to view interior design and architecture in many different countries and states. She believes it is important to educate clients on the best materials to fit their specific needs, with respect to their budget.  Danelle has been an interior designer and project manager for Copper River since 2012.  On the weekend, if she is not at an Indianapolis Colts game, she is probably baking a sweet treat to share with her family, cat, and coworkers. 

Danielle

Danielle

Danielle studied Interior Design in the heart of Chicago where she earned her degree from Harrington College of Design. Beyond designing for Copper River Cabinet Company, she is experienced in various areas of design including wall finishes, flooring, custom furniture, and theatrical set and lighting design.  Clients can look to her to provide individualized ideas for material selections, cabinetry layouts, and hardware choices.  When not at work, she enjoys trying new cuisine with her husband and friends, rescuing animals, and snuggling with her dog and two cats.

Dave

Dave

With over 30 years of dedication to Copper River Cabinet Company, Dave’s experience is a valued and trusted by Copper River’s team as well as his clientele. Dave focuses a lot of his time towards new construction projects, commercial projects, as well showroom management. His straight forward attitude makes the design process easy for his customers. If you can’t catch Dave in the office, you may catch him in his scuba gear off the coast of Tahiti or another tropical destination.

Dennis

Dennis

Dennis has been an important piece of the puzzle since 1985. After growing up in Huntington, he first pursued work in a lumber yard before following in his father’s footsteps in Panel Mart (now Copper River Cabinet Company). In his over 30 years here, he has earned respect climbing the ladder to become our warehouse and delivery manager. He not only excels in sales, but you just may see him delivering your cabinets. He is always happy to lend a helping hand, and answer customer questions. When he is not working, Dennis enjoys cars, fishing, spending time with his girlfriend, and rooting for the Indianapolis Colts.

Heather H.

Heather H.

Heather has helped Copper River Cabinet Company run since 2015 as our main accountant. She graduated from International Business College with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting, and continued to Trine University to complete her Masters of Business Administration with a Finance focus. You may get the opportunity to speak with Heather if there are any questions regarding payments. On the weekends she enjoys spending time in the sunshine. with her husband and her dog.

Heather R.

Heather R.

Heather earned her Associate Degree in Interior Design from Purdue University Fort Wayne and has over 21 years of design experience. Her specialty is custom cabinet design; she has experience designing unique items including a concealed day bed and concealed doorway for her clients. She enjoys seeing the client’s excitement when their job is complete and their dream has come to fruition. Heather never stops designing; in her free time she enjoys refinishing antique furniture, building projects out of wood and renovating her historic home.

Jaxon

Jaxon

Jaxon is one of Copper River’s newest part-time employees. When designing new kitchens, he believes “attention is in the detail.” Perhaps a pull-out bin for dog food, easily accessible water bowl, and proper clearance between the island (so homeowners don’t stumble over their furry friends). Some of his inspirations include Balto and Lassie for their persistent work ethic. When he is not working hard, he enjoys long walks, the lake, eating, and spending time with loved ones.

John

John

John started with Copper River Cabinet Company in 2016. You may see him installing your project, working in our showroom or warehouse, or delivering your cabinets. His willingness to help others is admirable by his coworkers and customers. Even when not at work, he is working hard. He continues to find projects to keep him busy, and enjoys listening to good music and hanging out with his dogs.

Lisa

Lisa

Lisa discovered at the early age of thirteen she wanted to pursue a career in Interior Design. After high school she attended Purdue University Fort Wayne where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in 2012. Since then she has been working at Copper River where she has transitioned into the role of our Warsaw Showroom Manager.  Lisa is in her element when she is space planning, being able to wipe the slate clean and re-imagine how a space can function to suit the client's specific needs is the most rewarding step of the design process for her. In her free time she enjoys fixing up her farmhouse, spending time with her husband and spoiling her only niece, Evelyn.