KEVIN CASTELO, GENERAL MANAGER
Kevin has lead Ultra Design Center since 2012. He has applied his background in consulting, strategy and finance to help guide Ultra’s development plan and growth initiatives. Kevin’s goal is to deliver exceptional customer service to empower Ultra’s partners and customers to realize an exceptional value, both in product and service level. Outside of Ultra, Kevin enjoys running, skiing, fishing and spending time with family.
LESA MARTIN, LIGHTING DIVISION MANAGER
Lesa joined Ultra Design Center in 2016 to develop and expand the Ultra brand into high end decorative lighting. With 14 years of lighting experience, Lesa has extensive knowledge of architectural, commercial, and residential lighting. Her goal is to build a team of lighting professionals to continue the exceptional service and product expertise of Ultra Design Center. Outside of work, Lesa loves spending time with her family and enjoys watching sports, fly fishing, skiing, camping and traveling.
TRAVIS BLAND, SALES CONSULTANT & MARKETING LEAD
Travis started his career at Ultra Design Center in 2011 as an assistant shadowing one of the top plumbing and door hardware sales leaders in the state. Travis quickly gained expert knowledge and hands on experience that would push him to become one of the most recognizable sales professionals in Colorado. Travis has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from La Sierra University and enjoys spending time in the mountains when he is away from a desk.
LUKASZ GADEK, SALES CONSULTANT
Lukasz started his career working in the warehouse at a major plumbing and hardware distributor in Chicago. Within 4 years he rose to the position of Showroom Manager and established himself as one of the top sales people in the region. Since joining Ultra in 2014, Lukasz has quickly established himself in the Denver market while expanding his strengths, including extensive product knowledge, hardware expertise and excellent technical abilities. Outside of work, Lukasz enjoys woodworking and spending time with his family.
KRIS BRUMLEY, SALES CONSULTANT
Kris joined the Ultra team in 2014 with over 12 years of experience in selling plumbing fixtures. She attended The Art Institute of Colorado for Interior Design. Kris has a special way of guiding people through the process of selecting fixtures with fun and education. She has served as the President of the Board of the Children's Advocacy Center in Colorado Springs and believes in giving back to the community. When not working she can be found enjoying her family and playing with her two puppies.
ANDREW STONER, SALES ASSISTANT
Andrew is a native of Colorado who started his career at Ultra Design Center in 2013. His role as a Sales Assistant includes a broad range of functions needed to help customers. His engagement with product specifications has given him a strong technical background and ability to trouble-shoot field issues. When not at Ultra, Andrew enjoys working on his fleet of vehicles and jeeping.
KIM CLARKE, SALES CONSULTANT
Kim began her career in 2005 working with custom home builders her home city of Los Angeles. During her tenure at high-end decorative plumbing showrooms, Kim helped clients achieve their dream kitchens and baths with excellent product knowledge, design expertise and excellent customer service. She is an Interior Design graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Kim joined Ultra in 2018 when she relocated to Colorado, and enjoys hiking and the outdoors with her husband and their dogs.
RANDY JENSEN, LIGHTING SALES
Randy has been working with luxury home furnishings and lighting since the late 90's. His product knowledge is extensive and his clients love him because of the personal service he provides. Randy joined Ultra Design Center after working in E-commerce for a number of years and he found the lure of working with clients in person in a showroom setting again to be irresistible. While he admires and is proficient in many styles, his personal favorite is Mid-Century Modern. In his free time, he and his partner stage luxury homes for select Denver area Realtors. A born music lover, his hobby is creating customized playlists which have many thousands of followers on Spotify.
JENNIFER HEWITT, LIGHTING SALES ASSISTANT
Jennifer has over ten years of customer service experience that she brought to the Ultra Design Center Team in 2017. Jennifer has also worked as a non-standard film scanner, a unique position requiring trouble-shooting skills and analytical problem solving. Jennifer has also studied Photography, Fine Arts, and Design at Jacksonville State University where she cultivated an eye for creativity and a love for all things art. In her free time, Jennifer likes to draw, read, and play video games all in between giving her dog, Pogo belly rubs.
ALLISON WRIGHT, PURCHASING
Allison joined the Ultra Design Center team in 2014, with over 15 years of building materials purchasing experience. At Ultra, Allison is responsible for all purchasing, managing deliveries and customer service. She is a native of Northern California, and relocated to Colorado in 2010 with her husband. In her free time she loves to travel, bake, crochet and spend time with her family and two dogs.
TESSA BROCAS, CONTROLLER
Tessa has worked in accounting since 2002 and has been the Controller at Ultra Design Center since 2012. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Florida Tech and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Colorado State University. Her interests include traveling and watching sports, especially NASCAR racing, extreme sports and college football.
RENEE MANICCIA, SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Renee is originally from Davenport, Iowa and moved to Colorado in 2016. She has held various positions in the Accounting field including Payroll, Accounts Payable and Auditing. As a Support Specialist Renee's role is to assist the Controller and Purchasing Manager. Renee joined Ultra Design Center in 2018 and in her free time she enjoys going to the mountains to hike, bike and ski.
MIKE HUSTON, WAREHOUSE MANAGER
Mike brings many years of hands on experience in distribution, inventory control and customer service to our Distribution Center. He is personally committed to delivering exceptional customer service and plays an active role in all of the daily warehouse operations. In his off time, you will probably find Mike on a soccer field enjoying the sport with one of his grandchildren.
BRIAN STEVENS, WAREHOUSE AND DELIVERY
Brian has broad business experience across a range of businesses, including restaurants, gas stations, property management and distribution. Brian takes pride in taking care of customers and working with teams to achieve goals. Outside of work Brian spends most of his time with his grandchildren, who are involved in Westernaires, Taekwando, violin and swimming. In his personal time he enjoys motor sports.
JOSH WHITE, WAREHOUSE
Originally from Georgia, Josh has extensive experience in large distribution centers, including inventory management, safety procedures and team leadership. Josh brings enthusiasm for Atlanta sports, southern BBQ and a great sense of humor.