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Charles A. Ward, CKD, Owner of Ward’s Kitchens and Baths, Inc. has more than 30 years experience in the kitchen and bath design and remodeling profession. Charles began his woodworking career handcrafting custom furniture for family and friends in his garage. He honed his skills working as a specialty craftsman for one of Omaha’s largest traditional cabinet manufacturers and later became the shop foreman for one of Omaha’s first contemporary cabinet and furniture manufacturers before launching his own company in 1983. His quality craftsmanship and attention to detail combined with an innate talent to envision space differently soon earned the respect of homeowners throughout the Metro area.

Today Charles is still an integral part of the design and remodeling team at Ward’s Kitchens & Baths collaborating with Lisa Anderson, CKD, ASID on every client’s spacial design and overseeing every aspect of the remodeling project ensuring the finished spaces are completed to the highest standards and according to the client’s wishes. Charles has been the recipient of 12 National Design Awards and has been featured in several professional and national shelter publications – an accomplishment unequaled in the Omaha area.

Experience:

  • 32 year veteran of the kitchen and bath design profession
  • Over 350 kitchens, baths, lower levels and room additions – designed and remodeled

Education:

  • B.S. – University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • CKD – Certified Kitchen Designer – NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association)
  • Basic Bath Design – NKBA sponsored
  • Beyond the Basic Bath Design – NKBA sponsored
  • Residential Lighting – NKBA/General Electric School of Lighting
  • Attends yearly continuing education conferences

Relevant Experience:

  • NKBA Chapter Officer
  • NKBA Committee and chairperson

Lisa Anderson, CKD, ASID has been an integral part of the Ward’s Kitchens & Baths, Inc. design team for more than seventeen years. Her expertise in kitchen and bath design, interior design and attention to detail becomes evident as she guides every client through the design process ensuring the finished project is a true reflection of their personality, lifestyle and aesthetic preferences. Lisa is co-winner of 12 National Design Awards and has been featured in several professional and national shelter magazines; evidence of her experience and proficiency in the kitchen and bath design profession.

Experience:

  • 24 years specializing in kitchen and bath design and interior design at Ward’s Kitchens and Baths
  • Over 300 kitchens, baths, lower levels and room additions – designed and remodeled

Education:

  • B.S. in Interior Design – University of Nebraska at Lincoln
  • CKD – Certified Kitchen Designer – NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association)
  • ASID Professional Member (American Society of Interior Designers)
  • NCIDQ certified (National Council for Interior Design Qualification)
  • Attends yearly continuing education conferences

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