Our talented designers at Jaeger Lumber in New Jersey love what they do, and it shows! Whether you’re interested in a kitchen remodel, new cabinetry for your laundry room, or you’re a contractor who’s ready to start a
custom cabinetry project from scratch, they can help you find solutions that make your home beautiful and functional.
Debbie Kerr, CKD – Jaeger Kitchens Division Manager
Debbie is a CKD (Certified Kitchen Designer) with more than 15 years of industry-related experience working with homeowners and remodelers on all types of projects. Her organized and calming approach helps put her clients at ease. There is no project too small or too big for Debbie – her creative, outside-the-box thinking keeps homeowners and contractors coming back and the referrals rolling in.
Debbie has always been dedicated to providing the most current and relevant products in the industry and regularly attends the annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) to keep up on the latest trends. She was promoted to Kitchen Division manager of Jaeger Lumber in 2006, adding two new
cabinetry lines, multiple countertop manufacturers, and expanding our cabinetry hardware selections.
Debbie has a Master’s Certificate in Project Management, an MBA in Finance from the Stillman School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Lehigh University. She has been President of the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association) and has held multiple positions on their board, including Treasurer, VP of Government Relations, Secretary, and Chapter Representative. Debbie also is a member of the NKBA’s National Leadership Recruitment Committee and has co-chaired the NKBA annual golf scholarship outing multiple times. She was the 2014 NKBA Design Winner for co-designing the Farmhouse Kitchen, and in 2017, was selected for the Mansion in May Designer Showcase at Alnwick Hall-The Abbey in Morris Township, NJ. Debbie lives with her husband and son in Madison, NJ.
Dominic Ciambotti – Kitchen and Bath Cabinetry Designer
With more than 25 years in the kitchen and
bath remodeling industry, Dominic listens intently to his clients’ needs and guides them toward practical design and layout decisions that make life simple. Dominic stays connected and up to date by attending industry-related educational events. Hearing the words “thank you” at the end of a successful project is fulfilling to Dominic – he’s dedicated to helping customers turn their ideas into finished projects they can be proud of. His customer base of contractors and other construction professionals continues to provide him with a steady flow of referrals and projects.
A native of Pennsylvania, Dominic attended the University of Pittsburgh and has been with Jaeger Lumber for more than eight years. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, playing music, and spending time with his family.
Ron Riccitelli – Kitchen and Bath Cabinetry Designer
Ron is a seasoned construction and remodeling professional who first became interested in designing and selling kitchen cabinetry when he was the proprietor of a window and
door installation company in the early 1990s. Ron joined Jaeger Lumber in the fall of 1997 as a kitchen designer at our Pt. Pleasant Beach location. Ron’s design, construction, and remodeling knowledge and the longstanding relationships he has built with contractors and remodelers have not only helped him become a successful designer, but they’ve also given him the opportunity to enjoy working on all types of projects with his customers.
John Gasper, CKD – Kitchen and Bath Cabinetry Designer
A certified kitchen designer, John has more than 15 years of design experience and a diverse background in architecture, construction, and
cabinetry installation. Attention to detail and a love of cooking help John guide his clients through the kitchen design and layout process. John calmly and confidently turns his clients’ ideas and concerns into home designs that are functional and beautiful. His work has been published in Design NJ and his projects have been featured in Westfield, NJ, Home Tours and Plainfield, NJ, Historic Home Tours. John is an active member of his community, serving on various church committees, coaching little league and basketball, and as an Assistant Cub Scout Master. John has been a dedicated and valued employee of the Jaeger Lumber design team since 2006.
Michele Perec-Zaremba – Kitchen and Bath Cabinetry Designer
Michele is a seasoned designer with more than 20 years of experience in the kitchen and bath industry. With a background in both interior design and kitchen and bath design, Michele has a unique eye for spatial planning and specializes in luxury home renovations. From multi-unit high-rises to multi-million dollar homes throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, Michele has designed and managed more than 100 residential kitchen designs and installation projects.
She developed a passion for design early on, learning from her father who was an architect for the City of New York. She believes that “the kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where we eat and entertain and make memories and messes, so it needs to be functional and fabulous.” Michele takes a collaborative approach with her clients and translates their needs and aesthetics by bringing beauty and elegance into their homes.
Pam Fuertes – Kitchen and Bath Cabinetry Designer
Pam’s love for creative expression and her solutions-oriented thought processes brought her to Jaeger Lumber as a junior kitchen and bath designer in 2018. Pam grew up helping her father with many home renovation projects and never lost her love for seeing new visions come to life. Her attention to detail and cohesive overall design plans help homeowners confidently pull together a project and conquer what can feel like an overwhelming task.
Problem-solving is a challenge she addresses with enthusiasm, and her aptitude for creating innovative solutions often is exciting and surprising to her clients. Pam’s many interests include photography, cooking, biking, listening to live music, and, of course, home renovation. She lives in Randolph with her teenage daughter and Goldendoodle.
Contact Us to Get Started on Your Bath or Kitchen Remodel
Since 1937, Jaeger Lumber has proudly served homeowners, building professionals, and contractors throughout New Jersey. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing outstanding products, quality craftsmanship, and exceptional customer service to all our clients. To learn more about cabinet installation, kitchen and bath remodels and other services we offer,
contact us or visit us at one of our convenient locations today. We look forward to serving your home improvement needs.