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Employee Spotlight

Julie Glew Crouch - General Manager

I got started in the design world in high school, taking Interior Design classes along with being an active member in dance, orchestra and band classes. From there I polished my design skills in college, and graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Interior Design, and a minor in Business Management. I have worked at Now and Then Designs, Inc. in Greenville; a high end residential design store, dabbled in office systems at Taff Office Furniture Co. during college and a few months later I made my home in Wilmington with Custom Home Furniture Galleries. I welcome new design challenges and customers daily and look forward to making my clients happy and help them achieve their dream home in the end.

Rodney Pallang - Store Manager

I have lived and worked in Wilmington for 26 years. I've been in the furniture industry for 32 years, over eleven years with Custom Home Furniture Galleries. My time off is spent watching and enjoying my children growing up in Wilmington.

Mike Carlough - Operations Manager

I have been a part of the team at Custom Home Furniture Galleries since 2006. I started out as part of the warehouse team making deliveries, then managed our customer service department, and then on to operations manager. I have learned a great deal about this ever changing industry over the years and every day brings another new experience. I have lived in Wilmington since 1993 and this is my home. Most of my time is spent having fun with my wife and two children! I am also an active musician. I play many instruments, but mainly guitar. I have always enjoyed being a musical artist. I look forward to working with everyone and making some new friends in the process.

Ben Currie - Customer Service

I have been at Custom Home Furniture Galleries since 2013. After excelling in furniture repair I was fortunate enough to get an opportunity in customer service, I enjoy doing it each day. I am an avid fisherman, there is nothing I love more than my wife, and being on the water. I look forward to helping our customers, and making sure every experience with our company is a good one.

Joe Kingston - Assistant Warehouse Manager

I have been in Wilmington since 2012 and I am originally from NY. I enlisted into the Marine Corps when I was 17 years old and after 2 tours of duty I decided to start a family. Wilmington was the place for us. In my free time I enjoy to hunt, fish, and watch my three kids grow.

Glenn Manning - Assistant Warehouse Manager

My name is Christopher “Glenn” Manning. I have been a part of the team here at Custom Home Furniture Galleries since 2013 and I really enjoy the work and everything they do for me and my family. Before starting at Custom Home, I received my degree in Electrical Engineering. When I’m not at work, I enjoy bowling and spending time with my beautiful wife, April, and my baby girl, Skylar! You can also find me at niche Décor & Gifts on Tuesdays and Fridays!

John Rainey - Sleep Shop Manager

It only took me a few years after graduating from the University of Delaware in the mid 80’s that the North was not for me. Having family here in Wilmington, I was very familiar with the area after vacationing many times and knew this was the place for me. I’ve been in Wilmington now for half of my life and have been in the mattress industry for 35 years. I feel blessed that John and Kevin Gray hired me to manage the Sleep Shop in 2012. The most satisfying part of my job is when customers come back in the store and thank me for helping them select a mattress which has improved their quality of sleep. I look forward to being a part of Custom Home for many years to come.

Lindsay Casteen - Sales Associate

I have been a sales associate with Custom Home Furniture Galleries now for 3 years and within those three years, I have obtained my two year degree in interior design at Cape Fear Community College. I plan to use my design skills to help any clients of mine that are in need of new furniture and to make their home look like what they have been searching for. In my spare time I like to spend time with friends, family and my handsome dog Beau.

Brenda Ellingson - Sales Associate

I am originally from High Point, NC. I attended High Point University and grew up around the furniture industry. I have been a design consultant with Custom Home Furniture Galleries for 12 years but have 40 plus years working in a furniture or design capacity. In my spare time I like to travel, am an avid reader and a creative cook. I also enjoy giving back to my community through volunteering.

Jane Excell - Sales Associate

I have enjoyed being in the furniture business as a design consultant for 30 years, the last 12 with Custom Home Furniture Galleries. I have lived in Wilmington since the age of 2 and have never found any reason or desire to leave this little bit of paradise! People from all over the country are finding out about our wonderful area and moving here in droves! I truly enjoy meeting them all, as well as those who have lived here for ages, helping them put together the home of their dreams. With so many choices to make, often times a client can be overwhelmed by the entire process. I can help them figure out their most essential priorities and walk them through the entire process. During my off time I enjoy being with my family and friends, my church family, cooking, reading, working all the puzzles in the daily newspaper, and going to the beach or pool!

Jessica Hall - Sales Associate & On Staff Designer

With a passionate belief that great design can enhance lives and make a difference to those that use and engage with it, my design process involves coming up with a variety of design solutions that feel appropriate to the situation at hand. Throughout my schooling and my work experience, I have had experience working on a diverse range of projects from complete remodels to new construction, and everything in between. Being born and raised in Wilmington, NC makes it that much more meaningful to add value to each and every home I walk into. I aim to turn any space into a functional environment that is enough to make you fall in love with it each and every day. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my younger siblings, trying new restaurants, and spoiling my god-dog Odin.

Isabelle Ireland - Sales Associate

My background with retail furniture sales began over 30 years ago when I obtained my bachelors degree in Interior Design from Florida International University in Miami, Fl. I designed model homes for builders, and had an extensive residential private clientele for several years which transitioned to showroom sales at DCOTA in Dania Beach, Fl (Design Center Of The Americas) . I am privileged to be a part of the sales team with Custom Home and enjoy building new relationships with customers whether the goal is to replace existing furniture, or designing a new space to create an environment of their utmost expectations.

David Krenzel - Sales Associate

I've had the pleasure of working for a number of privately owned retail furniture stores over the past 20 Years. From Bright Ideas in Royal Oak, MI to Innovations in midtown Atlanta. Recently returning to the Wilmington area with my wife and two sons, Custom Home Furniture Galleries was a very natural fit for me. I look forward to assisting customers to create the home of their dreams, while building lasting and trusted relationships. Outside of work, when I'm not spending time at the ocean with my family, I am one of the top amateur billiard players in North Carolina.

Mary Ivan - Sales Associate

I graduated from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale with my Bachelors Degree in Interior Design and have been designing spaces for over 25 years. I enjoy working with clients from construction to installation of the final design. My portfolio includes commercial and residential projects as well as model merchandising. I am new to Wilmington and in my free time enjoy cooking, sports, music and the beach!

Joan Manor - Sales Associate

I have been in the furniture industry for over 35 years. I enjoy helping customers in the design process. It is very satisfying to see the end product come together thru our combined efforts. When I am not working I enjoy time with my family, my pets, and going to the beach.

Shirley Outlaw - Sales Associate

I have been in the furniture industry for over 20 years and have spent the last four years with Custom Home. I find it rewarding to assist clients in making a house into their home. Besides decorating, I also enjoy swimming, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Sharon Stokley - Sales Associate

I have been in the furniture industry over 35 years, previously with Murrow Furniture Galleries then joining Custom Home Furniture Galleries. After graduating from the UNCG School of Design I became a professional member of the ASID (American Society of Interior Designers). My focus is to create a space that fits the way the client lives as well as reflecting their personal style and space. With my uncanny sense of color coordination and space planning, I am able to help my clients visualize either a single room or their entire home. In my spare time I love to work in the garden, practice yoga and spend time with my husband Dennis and our two dogs Jaden and Zoey.

Eddie Belk - Sales Associate

I am originally from Gastonia, NC. I have worked in the furniture industry for the last 21 years. I enjoy assisting my clients with their selections and seeing it all come together. While not working, you'll most likely find me spending time with family and friends on the pier or on the beach.

Haven Morrison - Sales Associate

I am a firm believer that when you walk into your home you should feel the warmth and comfort and be happy to there. Relaxation and stylish, casual environments - that of course are pet and child friendly - are the key! I work hard and will go the extra mile to have happy clients who will then refer me to their friends! I am a proud graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in Interior Design. I have been designing interiors, working with new construction, renovating homes, doing color consultations and staging all of my career since graduation. I was born in North Carolina - grew up in Dallas Texas -then moved back to NC in high school and stayed. I have lived and worked from Blowing Rock to Nags Head and even on Ocracoke. My spare time is spent with my two rescue dogs, friends, family, and always outside whenever possible on the water, in the mountains, working out, traveling and entertaining. Wilmington is a fabulous place to live and I am privileged to be a part of this wonderful area and community.

Jasmine Sredanovich - Sales Associate

I have lived in Wilmington for over 20 years and I love it here! I started my design career in textiles and its been a natural progression to incorporate furniture. I have a passion to make a house a home for every client, whether that means starting from the ground up or adding that one showcase piece to an existing space. My time away from work is spent on the beach or with my children, likely on the soccer field:)

Katherine Tompkins - Sales Associate

I really enjoy meeting people and finding just the perfect, beautiful, problem solving items to enhance your home. I have over 30 years of sales and design experience in the home furnishings industry; no project is too hard. Being new to the Wilmington area I have enjoyed exploring all it has to offer. My free time is spent with my fur friend and of course the beach!