Diversified Kitchens LLC

Our Designers

Douglas Cooper, Senior Designer

Doug CooperDouglas Cooper is the founder and lead designer for Diversified Kitchens. Doug designs cabinetry for every room in the house. He simply loves wood, the grain, the color, the texture, all of it. Not only does Doug design for his clients, he also offers recommendations as a team leader.

In addition, Doug takes mentoring young designers very seriously by giving them an education from ground up. By learning this way, they begin to understand and appreciate kitchens -- from carrying them to caring for them.

Laura Ryan

Laura Ryan Diversified Kitchens SheltonLaura Ryan - designer, decorator, space planner and mom - brings her education at Moore College of Art and Design, along with her years of experience in the design field to help you craft the kitchen, bath, and office or media room of your dreams.

As an avid cook and baker, she believes that functionality within your space comes first and foremost, while integrating the beauty and conveniences we all crave.

Laura has the vision and creativity to bring to life that "picture out of a magazine look" that you've always dreamed of.

Frank Marini

Frank MariniFrank joined Diversified Kitchens at the beginning of 2013.  He comes from Corporate America where he started as a computer programmer and steadily progressed to higher level positions in Information Technology.  In the late 80’s, Frank started a home remodeling business while continuing in Corporate America.  He gradually started a home building business.  Designers at Diversified Kitchens worked closely with Frank to provide beautiful kitchens and baths for the homes and renovations completed by Frank’s companies.  In fact, Diversified Kitchens became his exclusive provider of all his cabinetry.

In 2012, Frank retired from Corporate America.  He also cut back on the construction businesses.  Retirement didn’t last long, however, and he has brought his computer, design, and construction knowledge to Diversified as one of our Designers and Project Managers

Steven Stickel

steven_stickel_diversified_kitchensSteven has 18 years of experience in the design and sales of kitchens and countertops.  He has an excellent reputation with contractors, remodelers and homeowners providing excellent service and extensive product and project knowledge.

Using kitchen design software and the variety of products available he can find the best fit and design for any customer's needs.  It is very important to him to keep a project on budget and get things right the first time.

Mick Otajagic

mick o 1-2012 4As a professional Kitchen and Bath designer, Mick is committed to quality and innovation. Mentored for years by Doug Cooper, Mick has come to use his talent along with innovative thinking to design according to the client's vision of their ideal kitchen and bath. Mick understands the sensitivity involved in aspects such as cabinet color, wood material, countertops, lighting, and accessories while at the same time meeting deadlines.

Mick believes that patience and listening skills are very important when dealing with a client, and when mastered, they bring out the timeless designs of each project.