National Coordinator of Project Services
Jennifer was instrumental in creating the Hertz Design Center department at Hertz Furniture in 2009 after serving as a Regional Sales Manager in Pennsylvania for 5 years. In her role as National Coordinator, Jennifer focuses on providing a comprehensive set of complimentary design and project management services to clients who are in construction, addition and renovation growth phases. In doing so, she ensures that both the school's budget and desired learning environments are addressed in the highest regard.
As an authority on classroom design, educational environments and project management/logistics, Jennifer is available to consult with educators and administrators regarding the FF&E stages of school construction projects.
Born in Kansas, Adam has lived most of his life in Texas. After obtaining a degree in Architectural and Civil Design, Adam worked as a Project Architect / Manager for a medical facilities construction company. His responsibilities included managing multiple facility projects from the architectural design phase through construction. Adam was also responsible for all bid documents, contracts, invoices and state inspections.
In November 2011 Adam joined the Hertz Design Center team as a Project Specialist, working on projects throughout the country. Adam enjoys being a part of the team and is excited about his career with the Hertz Furniture. In his spare time Adam loves spending time with his children, Bailey and Tyson, enjoys hunting, fishing, and being outdoors, and serves his community as a certified Firefighter/EMT.
HDC Management Services Coordinator
Jackie was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey, and grew up in Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Hertz Furniture in April 2012, she worked in sales and marketing for the fragrance industry and as a client contact for a pharmaceutical software company. Jackie is a versatile, tech savvy innovator who loves challenges and working with new people. As Management Services Coordinator for Hertz Design Center, she uses her unique skill set to provide technical and personal support to both clients and colleagues. She enjoys working in a versatile position where every day holds a unique challenge.
Jackie lives in the Poconos, Pennsylvania. She loves spending time with her two French Bulldogs, travelling, photography and the great outdoors. She is a passionate participant in dog rescue efforts.
Ryan hails from a small town called Cameron located in the heart of Texas. Holding a BA in Visual Communication from Texas State University, Ryan produced catalogs for Balt and Best-Rite. After returning to school to receive a second BA in Interior Design, Ryan interned with G2 Interiors in San Antonio, Texas. Prior to joining Hertz Design Center as a Project Designer, Ryan served almost six years as the Designer/Estimator for Texwood Library Furniture and later as Design & Development Coordinator for Texwood's sister company, Royal Seating.
In his spare time, Ryan enjoys hunting down vintage furniture and accessories, drawing, and spending time on his family farm.
Kevin joins the Hertz Design Center Team with over ten years of project management experience. His core professional focus has been within the architecture, space planning & design industry, strengthened by six years of secondary experience within operations. His Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Project Management degrees bring a solid background of handling project life cycles and their attention to client service and support, problem resolution and resource allocation. Kevin's dedication towards reaching optimal results is equally matched by his interest to continually learn from his clients, their projects and the shared project experience.
To balance out the realities of work, Kevin's enthusiasm for food, wine and travel can be summed up by this quote from Alan Keightly - "Once in a while it really hits people that they don't have to experience the world in the way they have been told to."
Sonja recently moved to Arizona from Alaska to join Hertz Furniture and become part of the Hertz Design Center team. Before coming to Hertz Furniture, she was a 3M manufacturer's rep responsible for library systems, facility supplies, and office products, helping both end users and distributors find the right products to meet their needs. Prior to 3M, Sonja worked for Corporate Express, selling commercial furniture and office supplies.
Sonja is enjoying the sunshine of Phoenix and no longer having to shovel snow! She looks forward to working closely with clients to determine the right solutions for their FF&E requirements.
Project Services Administrator
Peri hails from Rockland County, New York, and joined Hertz Furniture in 2007. Since then she's held positions in Sales, Live Chat and Bids & Contracts, gaining extensive knowledge of Hertz Furniture's products before joining the Hertz Design Center. Peri enjoys being part of a team, providing service that enhances children's learning experience, and the sense of accomplishment of seeing a project through from beginning to end. As Project Services Administrator, her goal is to assist HDC in providing optimal service by utilizing both her design skills and product expertise.
Peri is the youngest of a large family and is the loving aunt of many nieces and nephews. When she is not busy processing orders for HDC, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and reading.