Vickel Maharaj

Vickel Maharaj (Vick) has over 20 years of Managerial and Customer Service Experience. Prior to joining the Poonam’s by Design team he worked for the state Laboratory as the Operations Materials Manager. A long career with the State of Colorado helped him acquire skill sets to bridge gaps between showroom staff, contractors and clients –

Samantha Soriano

Samantha Soriano graduated from Colorado State University in May of 2021 with her Bachelor’s degree in Interior Architecture and Design and a focus area in Psychology. As an interior designer at Poonam’s, she enjoys implementing her own style into designs to create beautiful spaces for clients. Samantha is currently studying to receive her NCIDQ certification; she is continuing

Katie Cara

Katie Cara graduated in May of 2021 from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington with a Bachelor’s in Art, primarily focusing on painting along with a minor in Sustainable Business. Each day Katie comes to work eager to learn & grow in her career, currently working for Poonam’s as a Design Assistant. She plans to further

Emily Jung

Emily Jung Graduated from Colorado State University in July 2020 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Architecture and Design and received her certificate in Design Thinking. Many of her designs in college focused on integrating human design and aspects of holistic healing. She believes interior design should be beautiful but also make a person feel

Carrington Duhon

Carrington Duhon has been a hard worker all his life. After graduating Cherokee Trail in 2018, he proceeded to attend Metropolitan State University. A year passed and he thought his time would be best spent in the military, but due to unforseen circumstances he was only able to serve two of his six year contract,

Alicia Mitchell

Alicia Mitchell was a medical coder for the last 5 years but recently decided on a career change and wanted to get back into administrative work because she misses working with people. She was born in Indiana but has lived in Aurora, CO the majority of her lifespan. She definitely doesn’t miss the farm life of

Billie Daniel

Billie Daniel graduated from Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, CO, may of 2021 with her Associates Degree in Interior Design. As a current Poonam’s designer, she’s working on completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and planning to graduate from Metropolitan State University of Denver in the fall of 2026.    She was born in Texas, but

Andrea Barnes

Andrea Barnes brings over 16 years of design experience to Poonams By Design.  Her experience covers luxury residential, home staging and model home merchandising,  commercial tenant finish design and residential remodels.  Andrea was certified by the CIDQ in 2013 and continues to pursue design education and stay informed on the industry’s most current knowledge required