Meet The Team

Chelsea Uhl, Project Manager, Interior DesignerChelsea Uhl, Project Manager, Interior Designer
As project manager, Chelsea spends her days facilitating the progression of projects at BKI. Her role is integral in keeping projects moving at a healthy pace, which includes vendor and trade’s coordination, product details and lead times, ordering status, and coming up with creative solutions for both interior and building construction challenges. Chelsea wears many hats at BKI with ease due to her 8 years industry experience and strong background in interior design and creative thinking.

She is an active member and chair of ASID’s event planning committee for Fairfield County. In this role she helps organize educational and interactive events for Fairfield County’s design community. She balances her active design work schedule with joining friends for spin classes, being a member of the Westchester masters swim team and walking her dogs every morning. Her and her husband enjoy driving around New York and Connecticut to see new towns and enjoy a variety of cuisines.

Kendall Callaghan, 3D Rendering
Kendall is instrumental in our initial design phase for her expertise with 3D rendering. These artistic creations allow the client to visualize the outcome of our proposed design in a life-like manner.

With a Masters Degree in Theatre, a former life as a performance artist, her travels to 19 countries and counting and her previous work experience as a scheduler and project manager Kendall is uniquely well-versed in many aspects of our design world. She and her husband love live theatre, weekend getaways, and occasional nature hikes for added inspiration.

 

Olivia PowersOlivia Powers, Interior Design Assistant
Olivia is a third year interior design student who values the importance of involvement and learning from experience. She is heavily involved with the ASID Connecticut Chapter, approaching her second year of serving as student representative. She also serves on the student board as the Executive Assistant. Design has always been an important part of Olivia’s life, participating in art shows, and talented and gifted programs throughout school and her personal life.

Any free time she gets, she loves to spend time on the Cape with her friends, family and two dogs. Olivia assists with all three phases of the BKI interior design process including, but not limited to sourcing finishes and furnishings, producing CAD drawings and elevations, furniture, space planning, producing reflective ceiling plans, tile and millwork drawings, furniture installation, and photography shoots.

Noelle Destefano, Marketing + CreativeNoelle Destefano, Marketing + Creative
Noelle is a creative, self-starter with 20+ years of experience in design, marketing, and communications for web and print. Always naturally artistic, Noelle was never without a pencil and sketchpad growing up. After working as a high fashion model in NYC in the early 90’s, she transformed her creative talent into a digital career. From working in senior management for a technology company to starting her own creative firm in 2003, Noelle brings a wealth of artistic, technical, and leadership skills and experience to Beth Krupa Interiors.

When not at the computer, Noelle can be found on her yoga mat. She has made 6 long trips to India to study yoga and is an Authorized Ashtanga Yoga Teacher, a distinction held by only three people in Connecticut.

Trudy-Ann Linton, CPATrudy-Ann Linton, CPA
Trudy-Ann manages the bookkeeping for BKI Studios. Trudy-Ann is a CPA with former Big 4 and Corporate Accounting experience. Trudy-Ann’s attention to detail and commitment to accuracy makes her a great addition to the BKI team. Quality accounting is the #1 priority! Trudy-Ann strives to serve with courtesy and integrity.

Trudy-Ann is a Mom and enjoys making memories with her family and friends.