Meet the Team

Becky Chelf
Becky Chelf
Design Consultant

Becky Ann Chelf began working in the home design business over 40 years ago selling fabrics and wall coverings and helping with paint selections. She also has over 20 years of in-home design and furniture sales experience, fueled by her passion for creating happy, pleasant environments for her customers. Becky Ann has an art degree and enjoys painting and drawing, and became interested in home design during her years in school. "I love my job at Swann's Furniture & Design because it enables me to help people with all areas of their home."

Kevin Bryan
Kevin Bryan
Design Consultant

Since 1995 Kevin Bryan has been merging form and function to create beautifully designed residential and commercial spaces for a range of clients in the Dallas and Denver areas. Kevin brings careful and thoughtful attention to all aspects of his work and he thinks outside the box, bringing a unique perspective to each new project.

Becky Jo Garrett
Becky Jo Garrett
Design Consultant

Since starting her design career in 1983, Becky Jo Garrett has developed a unique and eclectic style, blending elements from various design eras. At Swann's Furniture & Design, she uses her expertise in space planning and color to create personalized and functional spaces that reflect her clients' visions and dreams.

Patricia Grelling
Patricia Grelling
Design Consultant

Since joining Swann's Furniture & Design in 2004, Patricia Grelling has been dedicated to helping customers find pieces that reflect their unique style and personality. With degrees in Interior Design and Interdisciplinary Studies, she embraces the principle that "form follows function." Patricia takes joy in discovering what makes each person feel 'at home' and believes in the uniqueness of every design project.

Mark Watts
Mark Watts
Design Consultant

Mark Watts believes in creating home environments that reflect the individuality of each client. With a degree from Bauder Art College and over 30 years in the design industry, he has a wealth of experience in high-end residential projects, from drafting to space planning. Outside of work, Mark enjoys family time, gardening, and beach outings.

Mark Watts
Kathy Landry
Design Consultant

Kathy Landry received her business degree from Baylor University in Marketing. While focusing her studies in business, she enjoyed elective courses in fashion and interior design. Upon graduating, Kathy went straight into the Dallas furniture business acquiring extensive training in sales, advertising, management, merchandising, and display and interior design. Kathy's designs incorporate elements of balance, color, texture, and form that produce a lasting impression. "The personalities and interests of my clients inspire me. I want a home to be a personal reflection of the life within that home."

Mark Watts
Steve Legard
Design Consultant

Steve Legard has been helping families design their homes for over 23 years. Steve graduated from Stephen F. Austin University with a major in Marketing and a minor in Management. This has allowed him to understand and achieve his clients' design goals, assessing every unique project with their needs in mind. His excitement for design is unparalleled; he loves seeing furnishings come to life in your home. From designing quality furniture that will last years to come, to fitting clients with the perfect mattress, Steve can help you create a beautiful, comfortable home.

Mark Watts
Rebecca Jaquess
Design Consultant

Rebecca Jaquess has a residential planning degree from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and almost a decade of experience in the furniture industry. Hailing from Oxford, Mississippi, where she served as both the Store Manager and the Visual Presentation Manager at Stash Home Store, Rebecca loves to combine styles and always adds a small unexpected twist to each design. Rebecca uses her passion for design, her technical training, and her many years of furniture industry experience to create a customized look to fit her client's individual needs and unique personalities. Her fun, energetic attitude allows her to dream with people and help make their spaces come to life.

Allison Hudgens
Allison Hudgens
Design Consultant

With 25 years of experience and a degree from Baylor University, Allison Hudgens has a deep passion for interior design. Before Swann's, she worked with her family's design firm, Grieswell & Grieswell Interior Design Group. Allison is skilled in all design aspects, from window treatments to new construction, and is dedicated to creating unique and special homes that reflect her clients' individual styles and tastes.

Heather Sanderson
Heather Sanderson
Design Consultant

Heather Sanderson has been in the business of helping people for over 20 years in the retail industry. Building relationships is important to her by effectively listening to understand her clients’ wants and needs. She went to school at the International Academy of Design and Technology for Fashion Design. Those aspects have helped her over the years with design for her family and friends’ homes. It’s always been something that she enjoys, working with color and different styles of furniture. Adding things that make your home a reflection of you, and the things you enjoy are important to her when working with her clients. Heather in her spare time enjoys spending time with her two daughters and husband, anything outdoors with sunshine!

Marissa Alff
Marissa Alff
Design Consultant

Marissa Alff is delighted to be a member of Swann’s Design Consultant team! Armed with a degree in Interior Design from Nothern Arizona University, she brings over a decade of collective experience in the industry. Passionate about creating stylish and inviting spaces, Marissa strives to capture her clients’ personal aesthetics to foster immediate comfort and ease in their homes. She loves working with diverse design styles and believes that every home should feature a touch of the unexpected, whether through emotional color combinations, a juxtaposition of patterns, or thought-provoking art. The endless possibilities for each space, guided by the client's lifestyle and aesthetics, drives Marissa’s love for interior decorating. Marissa’s objective is to offer each Swann’s customer a thoughtful design plan to maximize each clients’ home potential by considering functionality and livability, from a refined design perspective.

Angie Tellman
Angie Tellman
Buyer

Angie Tellman has an unwavering passion for Interior Design. From a young age, it was evident that she would need to create. For many years, Angie consulted with friends in designing their homes. Today, she combines her pastime and artistic prowess in assisting clients with home furnishings that result in warm, sophisticated spaces unique to each individual client. From farmhouse to beach home, Angie can create a home that stylishly meets function and personal taste blending styles, fabrics, and color to create timeless living spaces.

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