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At Gateway Kitchen & Bath Centre, our success is due not only to our superior products and service but also to the sincere personal interest we take in each and every customer. Our designers make it a priority to offer you the best in interior planning and customer care while our Lifetime Warranty on our custom cabinetry reflects our ongoing commitment to quality.

Jane Preston

In 1993, Jane Preston received her certificate in Carpentry and Woodworking and began her career as a cabinetmaker. Soon after, she made the transition to Kitchen Designer and Project Manager. She has now been with Gateway since 2000, winning an award in the 2010 Canadian NKBA Design Competition.

Jane's favourite thing about working at Gateway is creating theme designs such as Contemporary, French Country or Log Cabin and challenging the custom woodworking capabilities of the Gateway shop. The talented team of cabinetmakers never cease to amaze her with their workmanship. They allow Jane and the rest of the designers to work with their clients and be very creative with their designs.

When not at Gateway, you will find Jane spending time with her family at the cabin or on the soccer field.

Bela Sousa

Bela came to us back in 2003 with an Architectural Design Diploma from Red River and years of applied experience working at various millwork companies with CAD and Shop Drawing experience, but mostly dealing with commercial projects.

Bela's passion was and still is in residential design and project management. Her biggest strength is definitely the relationship she builds with her customers. She takes on every project as if it is her own, but realizing the importance of listening to her customers and achieving their wants and needs.

With the dedication to Gateway and respect for customers and co-workers alike, Bela has proven to be an asset to our company.

Jim Mitchell

I see kitchen design as the perfect harmony of right and left brain dynamics, with the technical aspects of kitchen and bath design from the left, and the artistic aspects from the right. With over 27 years of design experience I have developed a passion for design. My vast knowledge of the technical aspects take a back seat to my biggest asset, the ability to listen to each customer's wants, to understand their vision for the space, and to make real their dream kitchen or bath.

I have had the pleasure of designing for Gateway Kitchen and Bath Centre since 2006 and have studied architectural design, interior design, complete with a graphic arts background. Having a wife who loves to cook, 1 teen and 1 tween who are constantly in the kitchen or primping in front of the bathroom mirrors along with my large clumsy dog I know what is practical and works while still being able to maintain a budget when coming up with a design concept for my clients.

I invite you to come in and let me show you what we can do together to improve your space.

Lori Kasdorf

Lori joined the design team at Gateway Kitchen & Bath Centre in 2009. She has a diploma in Home Decorating from Red River College and has worked on various residential design and decorating projects since 2001.

Lori appreciates both the aesthetics and function of design. She believes that each room in a home should be beautiful but also practical at the same time.

Lori has done extensive renovations to her own home and can relate to clients as she manages their renovation projects.

Lori enjoys collaborating and building relationships with her clients. She carefully listens to, and respects, their needs and wants to achieve a desired outcome. Her ultimate goal with every project is the satisfaction of her clients.

Andrea Loewen

Andrea has always had a natural talent for design. She grew up in the high end custom cabinet industry, working 20+ years in the family business building, finishing & installing many award winning kitchens. She learned at a young age that attention to detail is an integral part of every design.
Paying attention to her customers' desires has given Andrea the ability to interpret their needs. "I believe every client knows what they want; It's my job to visualize it for them. I have the experience and knowledge to provide them with designs that allow for function and beauty while keeping within budget."

Andrea believes kitchens are the family hub of the home. It's where we not only cook, it's where we entertain, connect & work. Bathrooms are where we begin and end our day, to relax and seek sanctuary. “These spaces deserve specialized expertise and attention to detail."

Throughout Andrea's journey of design experience, you will find an emphasis on creativity in combining contemporary with traditional, old with new, and custom pieces to create exciting spaces. Please come and meet with Andrea, and allow her to help you navigate through designing your dream space.

Mike Kostal

Mike has been in the custom cabinet industry since 2009, mastering all aspects from design to lay-out to cabinet manufacturing and installation. In 2011 he graduated from Red River with a diploma in Wood Products Manufacturing Technology.

Mike has seen all sides of the industry and with his renovation knowledge has made it his personal goal to never overlook the fine details of a project and to offer only the best suited product for every client's personal needs.

At Gateway Kitchen & Bath Centre, Mike has thrived in all tasks that the design/project manager title holds. He says his favorite part of the job is being able to interact with customers and build a trusting relationship throughout the process.

“The guilty pleasure I get from my job, is being able to bring joy into people's lives, seeing their excitement by providing them with their dream room. The best way to describe it is like seeing a child on Christmas morning… and it’s truly amazing!”

Michelle Peake

Well studied in the field of architecture and design I have completed a Masters of Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from University of Manitoba. It is here where I focused my time on the subtle and sensitive details that have the most impact on the way we live and work within the built environment. Design is all around us, whether noticed or not it affects the way we live our daily lives.

"I believe quality design should be a mix of efficiency, functionality and beauty all coming together to create comfortable spaces."

I carry with me the drive to use the subtle details to create the greatest impact where ever I go. Outside of Gateway you will find me at the stable working with horses or at the cottage enjoying the simplicity of nature. Just like the careful fit of a hand crafted saddle to a horse and rider the spaces within the home must fit you and your family uniquely and create comfort.

I will strive to create personalized spaces that focus on the details of your every day life.

Susan Bozyk-Purcell

Susan always had a deep interest in design, and pursued her passion graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Interior Design. For over 30 years, Susan has specialized in residential and commercial interior design. "I have always had an ability to connect with my clients, resulting in functional, aesthetically pleasing spaces that reflect their personality and budget."

Susan's attention to detail and her drive to achieve the best solutions for her clients has brought her to join the team at Gateway Kitchen and Bath in the spring of 2017.

Family and friends are important to Susan, who always looks forward to reconnecting with her rural roots. With Susan's love of baking, cooking, and entertaining, she has a firm understanding of how a kitchen should function. Whether it is contemporary, traditional or something in between - Susan can help create the kitchen you want.

Organization and efficiency in a kitchen or bathroom is essential for the busy life of today. Susan's experience can smoothly guide you through the process of your next home renovation project from concept to completion.

Jessie-mae Kopochinski

Jessie-mae’s design experience ranges from advertising art to residential decorating and fine arts. She graduated in 2012 from Red River College with a Diploma of Residential Decorating and then again in 2015 from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor degree of Fine Arts.

She has a background in bathroom renovations construction and design. One of her biggest strengths is working digitally to provide 3D renderings and floor plans. She has been professional trained in colour theory, giving her an edge when picking colour samples. Her love for colour continues into her personal life as she is also an artist that paints abstract pieces, using different mediums to make the image more tactile.

Jessie-mae has been with Gateway Kitchen & Bath Centre since fall 2017. Her favourite part of the job is learning about a client’s way of life and then bring all of those aspects together to turn them into a creative work that is high functioning.

Eve Zolotareva

Eve has studied residential design as well as 3D rendering. Her additional areas of expertise are furniture, room layout, colour theory, project management and window coverings. She gets her inspiration from nature, colours, art, fabrics, textures, and cultures.
The foundations of Eve's design projects are based on her clients' vision, origins, personal stories and heirlooms. She strives to give her customers the "it feels like home" experience.

"I believe renovation projects can be overwhelming. Hiring a professional can help make the process smoother." There are a lot of details to think of, from setting up a healthy budget to sourcing products, communicating with trades and managing all of that in between. Also, the design aspect of the project has to not only look great and reflect the personality of the client, but it also must be functional and well-thought-out, considering individual needs, preferences and budget. At Gateway Kitchen and Bath, I can offer my clients a complete start to finish solution.

In her spare time Eve enjoys making jewelry out of gemstones, painting and going on motorcycle rides in warm summer weekends.

Jane Preston

In 1993, Jane Preston received her certificate in Carpentry and Woodworking and began her career as a cabinetmaker. Soon after, she made the transition to Kitchen Designer and Project Manager. She has now been with Gateway since 2000, winning an award in the 2010 Canadian NKBA Design Competition.

Jane's favourite thing about working at Gateway is creating theme designs such as Contemporary, French Country or Log Cabin and challenging the custom woodworking capabilities of the Gateway shop. The talented team of cabinetmakers never cease to amaze her with their workmanship. They allow Jane and the rest of the designers to work with their clients and be very creative with their designs.

When not at Gateway, you will find Jane spending time with her family at the cabin or on the soccer field.

Bela Sousa

Bela came to us back in 2003 with an Architectural Design Diploma from Red River and years of applied experience working at various millwork companies with CAD and Shop Drawing experience, but mostly dealing with commercial projects.

Bela's passion was and still is in residential design and project management. Her biggest strength is definitely the relationship she builds with her customers. She takes on every project as if it is her own, but realizing the importance of listening to her customers and achieving their wants and needs.

With the dedication to Gateway and respect for customers and co-workers alike, Bela has proven to be an asset to our company.

Jim Mitchell

I see kitchen design as the perfect harmony of right and left brain dynamics, with the technical aspects of kitchen and bath design from the left, and the artistic aspects from the right. With over 27 years of design experience I have developed a passion for design. My vast knowledge of the technical aspects take a back seat to my biggest asset, the ability to listen to each customer's wants, to understand their vision for the space, and to make real their dream kitchen or bath.

I have had the pleasure of designing for Gateway Kitchen and Bath Centre since 2006 and have studied architectural design, interior design, complete with a graphic arts background. Having a wife who loves to cook, 1 teen and 1 tween who are constantly in the kitchen or primping in front of the bathroom mirrors along with my large clumsy dog I know what is practical and works while still being able to maintain a budget when coming up with a design concept for my clients.

I invite you to come in and let me show you what we can do together to improve your space.

Lori Kasdorf

Lori joined the design team at Gateway Kitchen & Bath Centre in 2009. She has a diploma in Home Decorating from Red River College and has worked on various residential design and decorating projects since 2001.

Lori appreciates both the aesthetics and function of design. She believes that each room in a home should be beautiful but also practical at the same time.

Lori has done extensive renovations to her own home and can relate to clients as she manages their renovation projects.

Lori enjoys collaborating and building relationships with her clients. She carefully listens to, and respects, their needs and wants to achieve a desired outcome. Her ultimate goal with every project is the satisfaction of her clients.

Andrea Loewen

Andrea has always had a natural talent for design. She grew up in the high end custom cabinet industry, working 20+ years in the family business building, finishing & installing many award winning kitchens. She learned at a young age that attention to detail is an integral part of every design.

Paying attention to her customers' desires has given Andrea the ability to interpret their needs. "I believe every client knows what they want; It's my job to visualize it for them. I have the experience and knowledge to provide them with designs that allow for function and beauty while keeping within budget."

Andrea believes kitchens are the family hub of the home. It's where we not only cook, it's where we entertain, connect & work. Bathrooms are where we begin and end our day, to relax and seek sanctuary. “These spaces deserve specialized expertise and attention to detail."

Throughout Andrea's journey of design experience, you will find an emphasis on creativity in combining contemporary with traditional, old with new, and custom pieces to create exciting spaces.

Please come and meet with Andrea, and allow her to help you navigate through designing your dream space.

Mike Kostal

Mike has been in the custom cabinet industry since 2009, mastering all aspects from design to lay-out to cabinet manufacturing and installation. In 2011 he graduated from Red River with a diploma in Wood Products Manufacturing Technology.

Mike has seen all sides of the industry and with his renovation knowledge has made it his personal goal to never overlook the fine details of a project and to offer only the best suited product for every client's personal needs.

At Gateway Kitchen & Bath Centre, Mike has thrived in all tasks that the design/project manager title holds. He says his favorite part of the job is being able to interact with customers and build a trusting relationship throughout the process.

“The guilty pleasure I get from my job, is being able to bring joy into people's lives, seeing their excitement by providing them with their dream room. The best way to describe it is like seeing a child on Christmas morning… and it’s truly amazing!”

Michelle Peake

Well studied in the field of architecture and design I have completed a Masters of Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from University of Manitoba. It is here where I focused my time on the subtle and sensitive details that have the most impact on the way we live and work within the built environment. Design is all around us, whether noticed or not it affects the way we live our daily lives.

"I believe quality design should be a mix of efficiency, functionality and beauty all coming together to create comfortable spaces."

I carry with me the drive to use the subtle details to create the greatest impact where ever I go. Outside of Gateway you will find me at the stable working with horses or at the cottage enjoying the simplicity of nature. Just like the careful fit of a hand crafted saddle to a horse and rider the spaces within the home must fit you and your family uniquely and create comfort.

I will strive to create personalized spaces that focus on the details of your every day life.

Susan Bozyk-Purcell

Susan always had a deep interest in design, and pursued her passion graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Interior Design. For over 30 years, Susan has specialized in residential and commercial interior design. "I have always had an ability to connect with my clients, resulting in functional, aesthetically pleasing spaces that reflect their personality and budget."

Susan's attention to detail and her drive to achieve the best solutions for her clients has brought her to join the team at Gateway Kitchen and Bath in the spring of 2017.

Family and friends are important to Susan, who always looks forward to reconnecting with her rural roots. With Susan's love of baking, cooking, and entertaining, she has a firm understanding of how a kitchen should function. Whether it is contemporary, traditional or something in between - Susan can help create the kitchen you want.

Organization and efficiency in a kitchen or bathroom is essential for the busy life of today. Susan's experience can smoothly guide you through the process of your next home renovation project from concept to completion.

Jessie-mae Kopochinski

Jessie-mae’s design experience ranges from advertising art to residential decorating and fine arts. She graduated in 2012 from Red River College with a Diploma of Residential Decorating and then again in 2015 from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor degree of Fine Arts.

She has a background in bathroom renovations construction and design. One of her biggest strengths is working digitally to provide 3D renderings and floor plans. She has been professional trained in colour theory, giving her an edge when picking colour samples. Her love for colour continues into her personal life as she is also an artist that paints abstract pieces, using different mediums to make the image more tactile.

Jessie-mae has been with Gateway Kitchen & Bath Centre since fall 2017. Her favourite part of the job is learning about a client’s way of life and then bring all of those aspects together to turn them into a creative work that is high functioning.

Eve Zolotareva

Eve has studied residential design as well as 3D rendering. Her additional areas of expertise are furniture, room layout, colour theory, project management and window coverings. She gets her inspiration from nature, colours, art, fabrics, textures, and cultures.
The foundations of Eve's design projects are based on her clients' vision, origins, personal stories and heirlooms. She strives to give her customers the "it feels like home" experience.

"I believe renovation projects can be overwhelming. Hiring a professional can help make the process smoother." There are a lot of details to think of, from setting up a healthy budget to sourcing products, communicating with trades and managing all of that in between. Also, the design aspect of the project has to not only look great and reflect the personality of the client, but it also must be functional and well-thought-out, considering individual needs, preferences and budget. At Gateway Kitchen and Bath, I can offer my clients a complete start to finish solution.

In her spare time Eve enjoys making jewelry out of gemstones, painting and going on motorcycle rides in warm summer weekends.