Meet Our Award Winning Team

Jolynn Johnson, Crystal Kitchen + Bath Owner

JoLynn Johnson

Owner, Designer, & Project Manager


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), Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS), and Certified Living 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.

CK+B Designer Tammy

Tammy Johnson

Designer & Sales


Tammy comes to Crystal Kitchen+Bath with 33 years of experience in the fields of interior design and kitchen & bath design.  She has a successful history of working in both the new construction and remodeling industries in the Twin Cities. Tammy holds a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Minnesota State University-Mankato.  While at MSU, she studied Art, Architecture, Textiles, and Interior Design and she avidly stays up to date on those topics and other interests related to her specialty of kitchen & bath design.  She is a professional member of NKBA and has been a Certified Kitchen Designer since 2002.  Tammy has won several local NKBA MN Chapter Design Competition Awards, and four Trillium Awards from Housing First MN.

Tammy exudes a genuine passion for design and enjoys working on all types of projects, big or small, classic or contemporary. Tammy approaches each space as an empty canvas with unlimited possibilities.  With a keen eye for color and a sharp instinct for understanding what her clients want, she takes great pleasure in being the tour guide for her clients on their path to finalizing the perfect space plan and selection of the right materials that will bring their dreams to life. Tammy considers it a privilege to be an integral part of the design and remodeling process for her clients. She uses a balance of creativity, collaboration, and attention to detail to help her clients realize the full potential of their personal spaces.

When Tammy is not busy putting her special touch on client spaces, she loves spending time with family and friends, and her dogs, Tucker & Sieger. She loves to garden, is an avid cook and baker, and enjoys curling up with a good book.

Mary Maney

Designer & Sales


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 28 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 from the Minnesota Chapter of the National Kitchen & Bath Association and American Society of Interior Designers. She recently won the 2023 National Kitchen and Bath Association, First place award and Best overall Bath for her Serene Luxury Primary Bathroom design. 

Jennie Hjerpe

Designer & Sales


Jennie has always been known to be a creative problem solver and has utilized that skill in many facets of her life from homeschooling, to being a classroom assistant and swim teacher. Interior design is a second career for Jennie which she has spent the last 5 years dedicated to. She comes to CK+B with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the College of Visual Arts, a certificate in Kitchen & Bath Design from Century College and is a NKBA Certified Kitchen & Bath Designer. She applies her creative problem-solving approach in all her remodeling designs. She believes the spaces we live in are so much more than walls, windows, and furniture. These are the spaces that are gathered in, loved in, struggled in, and lived in. Her favorite part is discovering the homeowners needs and collaborating with them to find the best design for their space. The uses of these spaces and functionality are her biggest motivation.

On her down time, Jennie enjoys spending quality time with her family, working and playing at their cabin and enjoying the outdoors.

Amber Weekly, Interior Designer

Amber Weekley Elioff

Designer & Sales

Amber is an award-winning designer with 18 years of experience in residential remodeling and has a Certificate in Kitchen & Bath design from Century College.

Amber loves the challenge of creating a functional space and enjoys creating spaces that not only meet her client’s needs, style and budget, but also reflect their personality as well. Bringing her clients through the design process, from their previous space, inspiration, design, and finally to reality, is rewording work.

Growing up in Stillwater, Amber loves old houses and the quirks that come with them. She also has an appreciation for transitional and modern design and would call her own design style as timeless with a twist.

Outside of work, you can find Amber crafting, fishing or grilling on her patio.

CK+B Designer Betsy Johnson

Betsy Johnson

Designer & Sales

A versatile designer and NKBA member who has been called a ‘Jill of all trades’, Betsy discovered her passion for design over two decades ago in Southern California. With a background in horticulture and Landscape Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona, she excels in blending beauty with functionality, gravitating toward technical and detailed work that enriches people’s lives through construction design.

Upon settling in Austin, Texas in 2011, Betsy delved into interior trades, refining her skills in hard finishes, bathroom remodeling and custom cabinetry design over the next decade. In 2019, she founded her own company, offering comprehensive design, materials, and installation services across a wide variety of projects.  As a highly specialized materials expert, her clientele included homeowners, builders, architects, interior designers, and real estate investors, with a portfolio ranging from individual homes to multi-home communities and luxury live + work loft conversions.

Now based in Minnesota, Betsy returns to her Midwest roots to join the talented team at Crystal, where she finds fulfillment in transforming homes with the highest quality and standards in the industry.  While her designs prioritize an owners’ vision and their home’s architectural roots, her personal style leans toward modern with eclectic details. She thrives on creatively incorporating color, texture, and warmth into her work, finding the balance between ensuring each space is not only highly functional and unique… but resonates with timeless appeal.

Lisa Reus Project Manager Crystal Kitchen + Bath

Lisa Reus

Project Manager

Lisa has over 11 years of project management experience with the past 7 years being in residential remodeling. Growing up, her parents owned their own construction company so she is no stranger to the remodeling industry.

In her personal time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to her children’s sporting events, enjoying outdoor activities and spending time at the cabin.


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