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Meet Our Support Team

 

At Allen Edwin Homes we know that a business is a lot more than the end product. Our process wouldn’t go as seamlessly and successful without the team that we have developed. We strive to build homes that enrich the lives of our customers and those that build them. Our team cares about our customers, constantly keeping our company’s motto in mind, “We build homes for friends and family members”. At Allen Edwin Homes, we look forward to getting the chance to make your dream home a reality. 

 

Kim Kremm

New Home Showroom Consultant

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Kim Kremm

New Home Showroom Consultant

Kim has a comprehensive background in the building and construction industry.  Her professional portfolio includes many facets of trades running the gambit from a lumber company, semi-custom builder and kitchen & bath design.  This broad range of experience, combined with an acute understanding and experience with custom kitchen design, makes her a valuable resource to the families that she works with.

Her personal style can be summarized as sophisticated yet accessible.  With her background she understands the value of texture, the importance of incorporating creative touches, and that color can transform a space.

Education:  BA from Western Michigan University in Textile & Apparel Studies.

Hobbies/Sports/Recreation:  Kim enjoys a busy life with her husband and twin daughters.  In her spare time she can be found perusing the latest trends in fashion and home décor, dining out or enjoying a good book.

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Laura Shaotha

Laura Shaotha

New Home Showroom Consultant

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Laura Shaotha

Laura Shaotha

New Home Showroom Consultant

Laura’s has over 11 years of residential interior design, kitchen & Bath design and CAD design with specialty training in appliance sales, flooring design and custom furniture design.  Her professional experience was acquired while working directly with new home buyers and remodel clients in East Michigan and Chicago Illinois.  She joined the Allen Edwin Homes team in January of 2015 and is able to draw upon her comprehensive knowledge of structural components and design elements to create a unique experience for each family that she guides through the selection process.

Her personal style can be summarized as Traditional Chic.  Old-world sophistication meets modern day elegance.

Education:  After graduating with Honors from Grand Blanc High School, Laura obtained her degree from the Michigan State College of Human Ecology with BA in Interior Design where she also achieved High Honors.  She has also completed the 20/20 training and is presently certified.

Affiliations:  Kappa Kappa Gamma (Delta Gamma) Fraternity.

Hobbies/Sports/Recreation:  Laura enjoys indoor cycling, interval training, running and weight lifting.  She and her husband also like to sample the plethora of restaurants and museums that downtown Grand Rapids has to offer.  She is also an avid bird watcher and nature lover.

 

 

 

 

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Megan Thomas

New Home Showroom Consultant

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Megan Thomas

New Home Showroom Consultant

Graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in Comprehensive Science and Arts for Teaching. Double Majored with Elementary Education K-5 and Cognitively Impaired / Emotionally impaired K-12.
Started with AE: August 2019
Background Work experience: Prior to coming to Allen Edwin, I was a teacher for 5 years. I taught second grade for one year in Fort Wayne, Indiana and Kindergarten for four years in Jenison, Michigan. While teaching in Jenison, I also was a JV soccer coach.
Path to Allen Edwin: Change was in the back of my mind and as another school year was approaching, an opportunity was presented to me to join the AE team. After the interview process, I knew joining the AE team was going to be the perfect fit for me as I love working with people, home decorating, and design. The combination of this job has been fulfilling to help families piece together their dream home!
Hobbies / Sports / recreation: Spending time with friends, family, and my dog Ammo. Yoga, Golf, Soccer, boating, traveling, and anything outside!
License / Affiliations / Memberships: Grand Valley State Women’s Soccer

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Kris Andres

New Home Showroom Consultant

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Kris Andres

New Home Showroom Consultant

Start Date with AE  October 7, 2019
Contact number:616-878-1748 EXT 249
Background (work experience prior to AE): Cosmetologist/Salon Manager, International Student Exchange Coordinator, Paraprofessional Jenison Public Schools for 23 years

What is your story/path to AE: An opportunity to grow and explore a new career path. Customer service has always been something I have enjoyed and working in an environment where style, and opportunity to communicate with others as they choose their forever home style is very exciting. I have been married 40 years with three children 7 grandchildren, one dog and over 13 international exchange student sons and daughters.
Hobbies/sports/recreation: In my spare time I love spending time with my family and friends, camping, kayaking, fishing, golfing, swimming, Lake Michigan beaches, and traveling.

Education: CHIC University of Cosmetology, Oakland University Certified Paraprofessional

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