Meet Our Team
Our highly skilled and experienced team can help you,
no matter the project or obstacles.
no matter the project or obstacles.
In 1975 Mark began his sales career in Mountain View, California as a Carnation sales representative. Returning to Idaho, Mark founded Business Interiors of Idaho with Betty and took on the role of CEO mostly focused on the financial and strategy side of the business. Mark is still active in managing the finances of the business. Mark graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing.
Betty and her husband, Mark, opened Business Interiors of Idaho in 1985. Betty initially worked in sales and design and eventually transitioned into order management, order tracking, project completion and customer satisfaction. Using her extensive Haworth and general commercial furniture knowledge and experience, she also oversees the design team with layout and order verification, cost efficiency, structural integrity, furniture specifications and aesthetics.Betty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Idaho.
Chief Executive Officer
Jeff has been a part of Business Interiors of Idaho his entire life. After gaining work experience outside the furniture industry he moved back to Boise and joined the team in 2014. Jeff strives to constantly evaluate and improve the Business Interiors of Idaho customer experience. His goal is to provide every customer with the most efficient, functional and creative solution possible. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing /Entrepreneurship, from the University of Idaho.
Chief Operating Officer
Doug brings vast experience to the business interiors industry, having worked with rapidly growing companies in multiple industries. He has been responsible for developing strategies and implementing business processes that improve efficiencies and maximize growth potential, and continues this work with BII as COO. Prior to BII, Doug worked in technology, government contracting, and owned and operated a wine importing and distribution company. Originally from Australia, Doug came to the US to go to Whitman College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He and his family now call Boise home, where he enjoys all things outdoors.
Sales & Design
Dan joined Business Interiors of Idaho in 1995 as a designer, space planner and project manager. In 1998, Dan added Sales to his daily list of responsibilities. Dan’s successes can be attributed to development of several National and International accounts by providing creative designs that fit client needs, culture and budget. Dan holds an Associate Degree in CADD from ITT Tech and a Bachelor of Science in Business with General Management Certificate from UOP.
Solvae is a Boise, Idaho native with a passion for design, textiles and all things aesthetically pleasing. With a background in sales, customer service, and management she seeks to use those skills in combination with her “eye for design” to better serve her client’s workplace needs. Solvae believes that great communication and integrity is key in this industry and therefore aspires to listen intently, respond promptly and honestly. As the newest sales person on the BII team Solvae is excited to grow both personally and in the furniture industry. Solvae holds a Bachelor of Science of Clothing, Textiles and Design from the University of Idaho.
Phil joined Business Interiors of Idaho as a sales consultant after 17 years in the technology industry. The lure to sell tangible solutions while making an impact on businesses throughout the State of Idaho was too good to pass up so he made the leap to BII. Phil attended Whitworth University where he received his degree in psychology while also playing on the basketball team. He and his wife are proud to call Boise home and look forward to raising their son in this beautiful city.
Chad specializes in all aspects of office furniture space planning, CAD design, 3D rendering and specification. Chad is certified to design both workstations and modular walls. Chad also takes a leading role in project management of the installation and punch list process in coordination with the on-site installation supervisor. In addition to space planning, Chad is also the design manager and coordinates all projects requiring design knowledge and services. Chad has been with Business Interiors of Idaho since 1996.
Jill joined the Business Interiors of Idaho team in 2013 and specializes in space planning, CAD design, 3D rendering, furniture specification and palette integration (both architectural and furniture finishes). Jill loves to educate decision makers on successful workplace trends and create unique workspaces that enhance employee productivity and overall happiness. Jill has 5 years of experience working in the design profession. Jill holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design from the University of Idaho.
Salle Robinson – NCIDQ
Salle joined the Business Interiors of Idaho team in 1995. Salle has extensive experience and understands the importance of strong customer service. With over 19 years experience in the furniture & interior design industry, Salle is responsible for business development, client retention, client satisfaction and acting as liaison between client and manufacturer from design phase to final punch list, with the goal of always exceeding client expectations. Salle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design from the University of Nebraska and is NCIDQ certified.
Ali knew she wanted to be an interior designer at 13 years of age. After growing up in Western Washington, she made the move to Idaho in 2006 to attend the University of Idaho. Ali has experience in multiple facets of the design industry and has moved across the country and back to pursue her career, settling down in Boise in 2013. In her free time, Ali enjoys watching the Seattle Seahawks and constructing reused pallet furniture. Ali joined the team in 2016 and has achieved a Bachelor of Interior Design.
Jenny Calla – NCIDQ
Jenny graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Interior Design in 1995 and obtained her NCIDQ certification shortly thereafter. After working in New Orleans, Anchorage and New York City, she and her husband moved to Idaho in 2002 and has been designing in Boise ever since. In January 2017, she joined the Business Interiors of Idaho team as a designer. She is passionate about creating exciting environments. Jenny has many hobbies such as certifications in alternative nutrition and space clearing along with dabbling in knitting, stained glass, wine tasting, snow shoeing, yoga, dog walking etc.
Mike, with 16 years of experience, handles the majority of the accounting, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, billing, and collections. Mike enjoys working in a small business and strives to continue to help make Business Interiors of Idaho a successful business and a great place to work.
Janette joined Business Interiors with several years’ experience in the furniture industry. Her background also includes experience in lending and flooring. She strives to give great customer service and make each day count. She was born in Boise and has lived here for most of her life. She has three grown children and enjoys traveling with her husband.
Neil joined the Business Interiors of Idaho team in 2001. He oversees the warehouse, manages warehouse staff and directs all phases of delivery and installation of furniture. Neil has 18 years of experience and expertise in managing projects and has extensive knowledge of dozens of manufacturers’ panel systems, casegoods and seating. He understands the importance of thorough communication and has excellent leadership skills necessary to properly manage installation teams and projects.
Installation Team Lead
Lee joined Business Interiors of Idaho in 2004. He oversees and directs all on-site phases of furniture installation. Lee offers 12 years of experience and has an expansive knowledge of several manufacturers systems, casegoods and seating. He has excellent communication and leadership skills necessary to manage projects and installation teams.
Installation Team Lead
Patrick has several years of install experience and has been with BII for 3 years and has 6 years of industry experience. His thorough understanding of product lends to quick and easy installations and the opportunity to clearly communicate with both the BII team and customer. Patrick has proven himself to efficiently lead installs and continues to be a great resource to our team.