CARIBOU — Lisa Plourde, designer at S.W. Collins Co., has acquired the Qualified Kitchen area & Rest room Designer (CKBD) credential with the Countrywide Kitchen & Tub Affiliation (NKBA), the top trade association for the kitchen & bath marketplace. She joins an elite group of experts that focus in the design, planning and execution of residential kitchens and loos.
“Lisa has the motivation to be the very best designer she can and is frequently striving to superior herself and the full team. In working with Lisa, I have been amazed by her consideration to depth, means to deal with multiple employment at the exact same time, fully grasp client needs and do no matter what she can to make customer’s desires develop into a truth,” remarked Clara Collins, manager at S. W. Collins Co. “We are fortunate to have Lisa as a component of the S. W. Collins Co. spouse and children and look forward to her ongoing good results for quite a few many years to come!”
To gain the CKBD certification, designers need to endure a quite arduous process. To qualify for this procedure, they ought to have a least of seven many years of working experience in the sector, verify that they have gained essential schooling credits/faculty coursework and should post customer references and experienced affidavits. To prove their competency and talent, they have to pass an powerful, in depth, two-part assessment consisting of eight layout drawings and a 100-dilemma numerous selection exam. To retain the certification, they want to generate Continuing Instruction Models (CEUs) and remain registered with the NKBA every year following correctly passing the exam.
“Lisa’s creativeness and shown abilities make her a pretty worthwhile member of the kitchen and bath staff. Her dedication to excellence and challenging do the job enabled her to grow to be 1 of several designers with the CKBD certification north of Bangor. We are proud of all her achievements!,” proclaimed Sam Collins, president of the S.W. Collins Co.
Plourde acquired her drafting degree from Northern Maine Local community School and her Affiliate Kitchen & Bath Designer certification from the NKBA in 2011. Her abilities in item assortment, area arranging, products and finishing make her an great designer. Plourde offers her clients a notion-to-completion encounter with the technological skills, design execution and job administration desired for prosperous renovations and new builds. This certification is just one more instance of how Plourde persistently demonstrates her devotion to the optimum requirements in the sector.
S.W. Collins is a sixth-generation Northern Maine lumber and making source vendor with locations in Lincoln, Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou and Fort Kent. Their motivation to providing excellent products and solutions and famous assistance has been the core of the enterprise considering the fact that 1844.