Our Team

John
Courson

CEO

The Godfather.  CEO. 31-year Spencer veteran. Trinity University Alumnus.  Golf enthusiast and avid reader who tries to learn something new every day.  Cannot live without chicken fried steak.

Jason
Smith

President

Originally from Heath, Texas.  20-year Spencer veteran.  Embraces the outdoors and spends his winters on skis and snowboards.  Avid gun collector with a hidden talent for doing back flips.

James
Courson

Chief Financial Officer

Baylor Alumnus.  9-year Spencer veteran.  Father of one.  An adventure seeker who travels, skis, golfs, is an ardent runner and loves to read.  Believes nothing worthwhile comes easy.

Bob
Stokes

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Brigham Young Alumnus.  Reigning Haworth Sales Champ.  Spencer 21-year veteran.  Sports enthusiast. Music lover, former band member and Bruce Springsteen fan.  Ask him about his glory days.

Lauren
Adams

Vice President of Design

Stephen F. Austin Alum and Registered Interior Designer. Creative, fun and passionate. Her family is everything.  As a child, was Punky Brewster’s doppelganger.  As an adult, not afraid to rap.

Kristen
Radford

Design Studio Director

Southern California native. UT Austin alumnus. Registered Interior Designer. Former wedding cake proprietor. Loves to camp, hike, read and do puzzles. This mom of 2 dreams of sipping wine in Ireland and Scotland.

Lindsey
Courson

Director of Customer Service

UNT Alum.  Perfectionist, reliable and calm.  Mom to her fur baby, Van aka Bunny. Award winning puzzler and a 5 star chef.  A former pianist and flutist, visiting northern Japan tops her bucket list.

David
Little

Senior Project Manager

Honest, dependable and persistent.  18-year Spencer veteran.  Camper, hiker and DIY enthusiast.  Family man and Spencer’s handy man.  Pulp Fiction topped the movie list and Germany won his dream vacation.

Alisha
Walton

Controller

Originally from the Mississippi Delta.  12-year Spencer veteran.   Mom to Spiderman’s biggest fan.   Enjoys spending time with family.  Fully subscribes to her personal motto: Bloom where you are planted.

Ronni
Hillard

Senior Account Manager

HGTV, Game of Thrones and sleep. Family, Coldplay and the beach. A Spencer 12-year veteran, Ronni is patient, hardworking and owns a questionable amount of bathing suits.

Mark
Shaffer

Senior Account Manager

Kansas native.  KU alum.  10-year Spencer veteran.  Dedicated and thoughtful, this dog lover enjoys yoga, reading, music and travel.  Mark once met JFK, Jr. and Africa tops his bucket list.

Joan
Coker

Senior Account Manager

Dallas native.  UT Alumnus.  29-year Spencer veteran.  When she’s not exploring holistic paths to health, you will find this talented pianist and wine aficionado on the dance floor.

Kellye
Guarisco

Senior Account Manager

Texas Tech alum.  Both of her kids are Red Raiders.  She enjoys being outdoors.  The Proposal is one of her favorite movies and Maui tops the dream vacation list.

Randy
McClellen

Senior Account Manager

Dallas native.  Dad of 2.  Enjoys golf, cooking and travel.  A brave one, he survived a plane accident.  A daring one, hot sauce tops his can’t live without list.  A loving one, he dreams of backpacking through Europe with his wife.

Angela
Ramon

Account Manager

Houston native. UNT Alumnus. Observant, grounded and particular. Angela enjoys gardening, documentaries and exploring all facets of the art world.  A designer by trade, this warm and honest traveler believes life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.

Linette
Villanueva

Business Relations | Pricing Manager

Originally from Mexico City.  Active and progressive, this coffee lover is mom to kitten, Coco.  When she’s not at the gym, you’ll find her reading the Alchemist…for the sixth time.

Jody
Bird

Healthcare Design Specialist

Texas Tech Alum.  16-year Spencer veteran.  Loyal, funny, sarcastic.  When she’s not watching her boys play baseball or football, you’ll find her running or dreaming about a vacation to Greece.

Melissa
Geiger

Workplace Design Consultant

Lives and breathes in Austin, Texas.  UNT Alumnus.  Night owl who loves The Walking Dead.   Fun, silly and friendly.  Can’t live without her coffee, three kids and her husband.

Megan
Correa

Workplace Design Consultant

OSU Alum.  Joyful, funny and kind.  Megan enjoys reading, being outdoors and traveling.  Her dream vacation has her country hopping through Europe and living out her personal motto: Joie de vivre

Candace
Kalugyer

Ancillary Ambassador

Indiana native.  Alumnus of Ringling College of Art & Design. Cross-fitter and outdoor enthusiast.   Big fan of  Disney and Anthony Bourdain.  Can’t live without coffee, dogs, family, and laughter.

Austin
Taylor

AI Design Consultant

Texas Tech Alumnus. Active, creative and entertaining, when’s he’s not pumping iron, you’ll find Austin at the movies or volunteering at the SPCA. A former archer and gymnast, yet cites his imitation of Scooby Doo as his greatest accomplishment.

Shannon
Polak

Education Design Specialist

Dallas native.  Texas Tech Alumnus.  Mom to an adorable apricot Golden Doodle.  Favorite movies include Bad Boys 2 and Pitch Perfect.  A connoisseur of queso and Dr. Pepper, Shannon embodies a kind heart, fierce mind and brave spirit.

Leah
Dailey

Junior Workplace Designer

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumnus.  Resilient, quirky, and fun.  Leah is a self-taught knitter and museum enthusiast who enjoys biking, reading and traveling.  A dessert connoisseur, Leah is a proficient skater and aspires to join a roller derby team one day.

Barbara
Evans

Accounting Coordinator

28-year Spencer veteran.  Fun and emotional, this mom loves to shop and dreams of one day visiting the Avenue des Champs-Elysees.

Denee
Smith

Accounting Coordinator

Texas native. Writer and poetry lover, laughter is her favorite medicine. When she’s not loving on her children and grandchildren, Denee surrounds herself with the arts, sometimes in the audience and sometimes playing a part.

Laura
Ambler

Sales Coordinator

Farm curator; proud mom of five sons, three cats, five dogs, ten goats, one donkey and a dozen chickens.  Laura’s sweet smile has graced Spencer for over 12 years.

Teresa
Russell

Sales Coordinator

Originally from DeSoto, Texas.  Loyal, energetic and fun, Teresa loves being with her family, cooking and entertaining.

Christie
Gibson

Project Management Administrator

A quiet yet sarcastic, neat freak.  Mother of three.  No free-time.  Loves country and rap, tasty food and family adventures.  Often day dreams about a beach getaway without the kiddos.

David
Bland

Director of Business Development

Furniture industry veteran with 25+ years of experience. University of Texas Alum. Loves sports and travel. Favorite teams are the Houston Astros and UT Longhorns. A devoted dad, when he’s not skiing Snowmass, David enjoys beaching in Cabo.

BoDon
Avakian

Senior Project Manager

Born in the North Woods of Wisconsin.  Dedicated, intelligent and detailed, this 17-year Spencer veteran is a dragon-slayer.  The ultimate outdoorsman, fishing, hunting, gardening and fitness top his hobby list.

Steve
Flores

Project Manager

Loyal, outgoing and balanced.  Project Manager numero uno.  Former racing cyclist; was ranked #2 in the state of Texas.  Married for 25 years.  Tour de France tops Steve’s bucket list.

Brendan
Oglesby

Junior Project Manager

Stephen F. Austin alum. Easy-going, passionate and creative. A huge sports fan, but his true passion is baseball. In his free time, he enjoys watching baseball, skateboarding, biking and playing paintball. An avid reader of the Bill James Baseball Handbook and follower of Sabermetrics.