Design team


JoLynn Johnson, CMKBD, CAPS, CLIPP

Owner, Designer & Project Manager
Experience Since 1982

Jolynn graduated from Alexandria Technical College with an Interior Design Degree specializing in Kitchen Design. After working at Crystal Kitchen + Bath for 10 years she purchased the company in 1994. She is a Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Designer (CMKBD) and Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS); She also is a licensed contractor in the state of Minnesota.

Jolynn listens to her clients, designing them a unique space that is both functional and beautiful. As Project Manager, she understands technical details and organization, and takes pride in completing all Crystal Kitchen + Bath jobs on schedule. Her client’s designs are enhanced by the practical knowledge gained by her enjoyment of cooking and entertaining.

Jolynn has won numerous design awards and has been published in magazines and newspapers, and interviewed on TV and radio. She has also been a presenter at design seminars and training for national and local events.

2020 Jolynn was included in the honor of being named Innovator of the year

Kitchen and Bath Design News recognizes a group of innovators who, through their dedication to design and the industry, are forging the path for the future of the kitchen and bath trade.


Mary Maney, CKD, ASID, CLIPP

Designer & Sales
19 Years of Experience

Mary Maney’s wide range of design experience in Minneapolis and Atlanta gives her a unique perspective to kitchen and bath design. Her attention to detail and her love of tile allows her to provide the little “extra” design element that will make the space unique for each client. Her enthusiasm for cooking and entertaining further enhances her understanding of practical design.

Mary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from the University of Minnesota, a certificate in Kitchen & Bath Design from Century College in St. Paul, Minnesota and has over 19 years of experience in residential and commercial design. She is a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). She has been a designer for the ASID Showcase House in 2010, 2012 and 2013 and has won awards for her designs from the Minnesota Chapter of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.


Kaitlyn Stokes

Designer & Sales
7 Years of Experience

With an Associate of Art & Science degree focused on Interior Design from Dakota County Technical College, Kaitlyn prides herself on combining her industry knowledge with her client’s wants & needs to create a space that fits their lifestyle. Her passion for historical architecture, local craftsmanship & functional design are unique elements that she brings to each project. She has been nationally recognized as an NKBA Thirty Under 30 recipient.

NKBA Thirty Under 30
Congratulations to our very own Kaitlyn Stokes on being selected to the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s prestigious Thirty Under 30 program! She joins an elite group of accomplished & determined young professionals who are making a difference in the Kitchen & Bath industry and in their communities. We are all extremely proud of her & excited to see what the future holds for her!


Jennie Hjerpe, AKBD

Designer & Sales

I graduated from art school and started a family with 4 kids. My focus has been on my family for the past 20 years working many part time jobs to be available to them in many capacities. From homeschooling, raising chickens, sewing, knitting and spinning (making my own yarn) I have learned so much about homesteading and how the functions of your home can enhance your life. To continue my creative journey I recently graduated from Century College to become certified in Kitchen and Bath Design. I am very excited to be part of the team at Crystal Kitchen and Bath.


Lisa Reus

Project manager

I have two daughters aged 11 & 14. We live west of the Twin Cities. My professional background is in project management with the past 3.5 years being in residential remodeling.

I have grown up in the industry with my parents owning their own construction company so it’s no surprise that I’ve ended up in remodeling. I have a behavioral health degree with focus on humanistic psychology, neuro-linguistics and a minor in religious studies and business communications. I am active with Crossfit and compete as an athlete several times throughout the year. I also do a lot of Art projects on the side with my latest obsession being Fire Painting.


Amber Weekley

Designer & Sales

Amber is the newest member of the CK+B Design and sales team. The challenge of creating a functional space is Amber’s favorite part of the design process. She enjoys tailoring each room to the individual client’s needs and budget. Growing up in Stillwater and living in a 18th Century home herself, she loves old houses and the quirks that come with them but also has an appreciation for transitional and modern design.

Amber has 16 years of experience in the remodeling industry, a Certificate in Kitchen and Bath Design from Century College and is a 2-time CODY Award Winner. Her projects have been published in multiple magazines and brochures and she has had the opportunity to work on several celebrity kitchens.

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