Our Team

HOUSTON

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Shannon Meek, Principal

Education:

BSBA – Marketing Management, University of Arkansas
Gallup Leadership Institute Executive Program Honors
Vistage / Entrepreneur's Organization

Awards:

IDA – Partner of the Year, twice with two companies

Shannon has over 21 years of interiors experience, and has been involved in every facet of both furniture dealerships and manufacturers including sales, design and project management. After running three companies for others, he started IE in order to set a new level of industry performance. His goal is to make sure the right team and products come together to ensure a project, regardless of size, is completed to the client¹s specifications and exceeds their expectations. As a leader Shannon is a key advocate for IIDA, TAID, and Vistage.

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Christi Sweeny, Sales Director

Christi Sweeney, an expert in the corporate and contract furniture industry, is the Director of Sales for the Houston market here at Inside Evolutions. Christi strives to be an organization’s trusted advisor in order to help align their culture, brand and functional objectives to drive a higher level of engagement to their employees and customers. Christi found her passion for sales at a (relatively) young age and worked in outside sales while studying Integrated Communication at University of Houston. She has worked various sales and management positions over the years however her true passion is working with her clients to help solve their needs. In her spare time, you can find Christi trying out a new baking recipe in the kitchen, crafting her heart out, listening to classic rock (Queen is her all-time favorite) or enjoying the outdoors with camping and biking. 

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Jennifer Jimenez,

Director of A&D

Jennifer Jimenez graduated from The Art Institute of Houston with a bachelors in Interior Design and has acquired over 6 years of experience in the design and architectural field for high end residential, and commercial / institutional design. While gaining extensive knowledge in working with all types of businesses, she's been involved in phases of design from programming to construction documents to presentation and business practices. She knows good design and what it takes for a successful project, her job is to make sure every project meets her high standards.

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Alexa Stinnette,

Sales Director

Alexa is a graduate of The University of Oklahoma, College of Architecture, Alexa has been working in the Interior Design profession for over 10 years. Passing the NCIDQ and becoming a Registered Interior Designer in 2008, Alexa’s industry experience ranges from architectural drafting & design to contract furniture design/specification and commercial facilities space planning. She has extensive experience working with companies in the development and implementation of Innovative Collaborative Workplaces and Global FF&E standards programs. Clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to large healthcare networks, Alexa understands the importance interior environments play on employee attraction, retention, and productivity, as well as the impact interior environments have on mental health and patient healing. It is her goal to continue to be a valuable resource, bringing a positive attitude and passion for success to each project.

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SAN ANTONIO

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Mitch Rabanal,    

Sales Director

Mitch is a graduate from Central Washington University. He holds a BS in Environmental Studies and worked his way through college working for a timber company and as environmental specialist. After college he began his career in San Francisco working for a family owned Haworth dealership. In 2005 he moved to San Antonio with his family and continued a very successful career in representing large manufacturers such as Knoll, Haworth and Teknion. Most recently he starting a Native American Owned Business Enterprise and as a sub representative for Workspace Marketing Group. Mitch thrives in his business with his contacts with dealer owned principals and dealer sales reps. He also has great contacts within the GC and A&D communities. Mitch is a true hunter in the furniture industry and his dealer principal contacts appreciate the collaboration. He has successfully represented his manufacturers in areas in Waco, Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, The Lower Rio Grande Valley, and El Paso.

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Cindy Mueller,

Showroom Manager

Cindy Mueller is the Sales Coordinator and Showroom Manager for Inside Evolutions. Cindy has 16 years of experience in this position working for both an independent manufacturer’s rep and the manufacturer. She provides pre-sales and post-sales support to the sales team and customers and is responsible for the day to day operations of the showroom

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Kacey Sharp,    

Lead Designer

Kacey is the Lead Designer for Inside Evolutions. She graduated with educational honors from the Art Institute of Houston with a B.F.A in Interior Design. During her time there she won two national and local Design competitions. Kacey’s professional career consisted of 5 years design, furniture specification, and project management experience. Kacey maintains her involvement with design community with joint memberships in IIDA and NEWH; she currently holds the NEWH-Houston Chapter, President and is highly involved with national chapter.