Meet Our Customer Care Manager!

Maria Christofferson

Customer Care Manager

After college, Maria always anticipated a career in teaching. Little did she know, her excellent organizational and communication skills lead her to a professional career as an office and customer care manager. Maria has spent 25 years as a vital member of the NewSpace team. She truly understands the ins and outs of how NewSpace functions and always goes the extra mile to provide support to other members in the office. Maria maintains customer satisfaction by providing problem-solving resources and keeping communication with clients open. In her free time, Maria enjoys gardening and cheering for Mizzou Tiger football.

Years with NewSpace: 25

Meet Our Wonderful Designers!

Gregg Niederschmidt

Sales Manager/Designer

With over 24 years of experience, Gregg has been designing and building organized cabinetry for most of his professional life. Understanding that each of his clients has different needs, Gregg makes sure each project is designed with his client’s goals in mind. He is very detailed oriented and enjoys pulling together and developing a plan that is not only functional, but beautiful as well. Gregg enjoys creating organized solutions for the toughest of challenges because it allows him to push himself further and better the lives of his clients. Gregg has been an enthusiastic sports fan his entire life. He enjoys spending time with his family especially when boating on the Lake of the Ozarks in the summertime.

Years with NewSpace: 17 Years

Lynn Allen


Lynn joined NewSpace more than 30 years ago, at a time when closet organization was a new concept. As closet interiors became more sophisticated and organization spread to other areas of the home, Lynn quickly mastered total home organization. As the longest designer to be part of the NewSpace team, Lynn has a large following of residential clients and works closely with interior designers and building contractors. Lynn is a long time resident of Kirkwood and is active in after school tutoring in the Kirkwood School District. She is also a board member on the Board of Adjustment for the City of Kirkwood.

Years with NewSpace: 30 Years

Janice Bohn


Janice has an extensive background in design and architecture. Before joining NewSpace, she worked as an interior designer focusing on space planning, kitchens and baths. She has a knack for revitalizing spaces to enhance a client’s current lifestyle. Janice’s design work has been featured in St. Louis’ Homes and Lifestyles Magazine. Outside of work, Janice enjoys reading, art and architecture.

Years with NewSpace: 17 Years

Jerry Cox St. Louis designer

Jerry Cox


As the previous owner of The Wood Doctor, it made good sense to add Jerry to the NewSpace family to manage and develop the growing wood division. His talent and expertise in sculpture and other fine arts are often reflected within his designs making them the perfect balance of uniqueness and functionality. Jerry is active in the Creative Artisans Guild, St. Louis Artist Guild, Show Me Woodturners, and is a member of the American Association of Woodturners. When he is not designing furniture, he is busy creating sculptures, taking photographs and spending time with his family.

Years with NewSpace: 20 Years

Elena Jamison-Fishman


Before coming to NewSpace, Elena was the principal at Design Partners Inc. for 20 years. Her impressive level of experience in interior design, window and fashion display bring creativity to each and every project. Her eye for color, texture and organization creates unique pieces that reflect her client’s interiors and lifestyles. Elena enjoys dining out at new restaurants in the St. Louis area and relaxing on the beach in Los Cabos, Mexico with her husband.

Years with NewSpace: 16 Years

Denise Levine


Denise has been associated with various design and creative industries long before she joined the NewSpace family. For 8 years, Denise ran her own business hand painting children’s clothing. She then moved on to work at the Sofa & Chair Company as a designer. Denise keeps close relationships with her clients and loves helping them update and organize their homes during different phases of their lives. In her free time, Denise enjoys spending time with her husband of over 33 years.

Years with NewSpace: 16 Years

Bruce Owens


Bruce has been working in commercial and residential interior design since he graduated from Iowa State University. With his strong background in commercial furnishings, he has a highly developed understanding of materials, product functionality and the importance of coordinating with his surroundings.  No matter the size of the project, Bruce focuses on every last detail to make sure his designs are exactly what his clients are looking for. Bruce is a sports/ fitness enthusiast and loves to garden. He is a past board member of the St. Louis Effort for AIDS and continues to support their fund- raiser, Dining Out For Life, in various St. Louis restaurants.

Years with NewSpace: 11 Years

Larry Reimelt


Larry spent a combined 10 years working within the retail merchandising/marketing field as a buyer for Famous Barr and as retail director for the Missouri Botanical Garden. His career then evolved into the organizational/design industry when he started his own retail business that featured storage products and custom closet design and installation. NewSpace later acquired the business, and Larry became a member of NewSpace team. For over 20 years, Larry has enjoyed working with some of St. Louis’ top interior designers on various projects and with many wonderful clients. Larry is LEED AP (ID+C) accredited making him a great source for “green” products. Today, his primary focus is working with NewSpace’s commercial division but still enjoys working with his longtime residential clients & interior designers. In his free time, Larry loves to travel with his family, fly fishing, and skeet shooting.

Years with NewSpace: 22 Years

Christina Roberts


Christina has been in the closet organization industry for over 9 years. She loves helping her clients with organization and maximizing space. In her free time, she enjoys spending her time with family, friends, gardening, attending concerts, marina life, and Cardinals baseball.

Years with NewSpace: 2 Years

Teresa Voyles


One of Teresa’s favorite things about working with NewSpace clients is seeing how much her designs organize lives and eliminate the day-to-day hustle caused by clutter. As a member of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers), Teresa knows the importance of organization and the benefits it has to someone’s life. One of the most enjoyable projects Teresa likes to work on is fine wood. When Teresa isn’t organizing she loves to spend time in her garden.

Years with NewSpace: 16 Years

Jenny Gordon Elfink st louis designer

Jenny Elfrink


Jenny has an incredible passion for organization and design, and has demonstrated a keen ability to solve organizational challenges for her clients. Jenny was born and raised in St. Louis and enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, traveling with her husband, staying up to date with the latest trends and teaches group fitness classes throughout the community.

Years with NewSpace: 2 Years