Barbara has been passionate about designing kitchens for over 28 years. She is an interior designer who has placed focus on kitchens as well as all spaces in the home or office using cabinetry. Barbara is an Iowa City native who has also lived in Florida for 5 years designing and gaining additional perspective to add to her experience early in her career. She has provided beautiful kitchens in Arizona, Wisconsin, Colorado and Texas for clients who had second homes and only trusted her with their work. As the former owner of KBD and the current General Manager, Barbara has a deep commitment to every past, current and future client who visits the showroom. Barbara believes every designer in the showroom will do an outstanding job for each client. Her philosophy is the experience in our showroom should be fun, exciting and easy for the client while the details are carefully handled internally. Spending time with family and friends, building caring relationships and adding positive influences in the community are important to her. She has been an active member of the HBA for over 25 years, was named associate of the year, nominated and served as president of the association and is a spike club member. Continuing education is important to her and she has received her CAPS (Certified Aging In Place) certification to better serve client’s needs.