About us.

Who we are.

About Your Kitchen Cabinet Partners.

We’ve been building cabinetry for over 25 years and while we’ve grown to a team of 25, we remain a small business that is family-owned and operated in Bolton, CT. Being experts in the cabinetry industry allows us to provide our customers with the best value cabinets and guide them seamlessly through the process. 
We care about our customers and community and our team is dedicated to make sure every project, from a custom kitchen to a small vanity, is completed to our customers’ satisfaction. We want you to love your space for years to come!

Our mission is to be an innovative and astonishingly great kitchen cabinet partner.


Our Commitment to Our Clients.

Your Partners from Start to Finish.

Please keep in mind that we at Dean Cabinetry are more than happy to come out to do maintenance, adjustments, or touch-ups for you.  It is in our best interest to keep your kitchen looking great for years to come, so please do not hesitate to give us a call for adjustments.

Our Team.

Meet Your Kitchen Cabinet Partners.

At Dean Cabinetry, we take a personalized approach to your home renovation project. Asking in-depth questions about everything from who does the cooking to how often you entertain guests, we help guide you through every step of the process for a truly customized experience. By taking the time to get to know our customers on a personal level, we’re able to build elegant cabinetry solutions that suit your lifestyle and personal preferences. With our wide variety of brands, materials, and styles, we’ll work with you to bring your vision to life and meet the specific needs for your kitchen space. Our team provides step-by-step guidance for a personalized design experience that is truly start-to-finish. From material selection and measurements to design and construction, our team makes absolutely certain that every aspect of your home remodeling project is enjoyable, stress-free, and 100% satisfactory.

1. Discovery Team

Leah Dean
“My name is Leah Dean and I love being a part of the Dean Cabinetry team. I am a member of our Discovery and Follow Up Teams, so I would be one of the first and last people you might speak with. I also do marketing, both on the road and from the shop. John and I have four children ages 17-22, who we love to spend time with. I enjoy gardening, cooking, and skiing during the winter months, with our family. I look forward to meeting you!”

Jennifer Cazares
“Hi, I’m Jenny Cazares, a born & raised “Southern girl” from Houston, Texas & Tampa Florida. I am super excited to be a part of the team at Dean Cabinetry & enjoy helping them grow their business. My position here is in Development & Customer Service. I have over 15 years experience in residential real estate sales, new construction home sales, marketing & management. I am the mother of 3 amazing sons (Yale phD Graduate, Army Sergeant & UCONN business student, & 13 year old happy soccer player…plus, my dog Hero!) In my spare time, I enjoy working in my yard, boating & going to the beach, weekend getaways & spending time with my family. I am a big fan of “pay it forward”…be kind, do the right thing, help others & the reward is endless!”

Oakley Dean
“Woof! My name is Oakley and I am the official greeter here at Dean Cabinetry. If I am here, I will happily meet you at the door. I love to say hello and get a few pets, and then I will leave you to your designer and return to my cozy bed. In my spare time, I love to do tricks, get treats, run, and do the zoomies. My most favorite activity is following John Dean around, wherever he goes!”

2. Budget & 3. Design Team

John Dean
“Hi I’m John Dean on our Budget and Design Teams at Dean Cabinetry. A few years in the world of public accounting is what drove me into a life of cabinet design. In 1992, I left the grind of a CPA and started building cabinets in the basement of our home. It’s a really great feeling to see a space be transformed for an excited homeowner. After hours, I love the time I spend with my family. Particularly when we are all skiing together. Mad River Glen! Ski it if you can!”

Paul Kowal
“My name is Paul. I have been with Dean Cabinetry for 10 years. I was an installer for 5 years and have been part of the Budget and Design Team since. When I am not at work, I am usually working around the house or hanging out with family and friends.”

Erica Dean

“My name is Erica Dean. I enjoy being part of the design team and working as the company bookkeeper. The most fun part of my job is making sure no detail is overlooked! Outside of work, I love to garden, cook, run, and bike. I also love driving my Mini Cooper on warm, sunny days.”

Sean Ahern

“My name is Sean and I am a member of the design team here at Dean Cabinetry. I love being able to help create the customer’s vision for their dream kitchen. When I am not at work I love skydiving, playing any and all sports, and hanging out with my family.”

Brooke Nero | Kitchen Designer | Dean Cabinetry

Brooke Nero
“Hi my name is Brooke.  I am a part of the design team.  Design has been a passion of mine for many years, I even have a Bachelor’s degree in design from Paier College of Art.  I love creating beautiful kitchens for our clients.  When I am not at work I enjoy spending my time with my growing family”

Anna Montague

“Hi, I’m Anna.  I am a part of the design team.  I love all things related to art and design, which is what led me to pursue a degree in architecture.  Some of my favorite things to do outside of work are photography, hiking, and pampering my pets.”

Carrie Cowles
“I am Carrie Cowles and I’m part of the Design Team.  I’ve always been interested in design.  I have a background in renovating homes and am particularly drawn to kitchens.  I have 3 children ranging from 10 to 22 years old.  In my free time you can usually find me renovating my own home, entertaining, gardening, weaving, or heading to the beach.”

4. Ordering Team

Lauren McGill | Kitchen Designer | Dean Cabinetry

Lauren McGill
“My name is Lauren McGill and I am a part of the Ordering Team.  The best part of my job is creating beautiful kitchens that our clients can enjoy with their friends and family for years to come.  I enjoy working on projects around my house and spending time with my friends and family.”

Frank Palacios
“My name is Frank and I work as part of the Ordering Team here at Dean Cabinetry. My job consists of the detailing and engineering of our custom kitchens. I also handle the procurement and ordering of materials for our shop. In my spare time I enjoy working on my cars, playing video games and spending as much time as I can with my family and friends.”

Arika Robinson

“Hey, my name is Arika.  I am part of the finishing department.  I work in paint.  I have a hairless cat, a bearded dragon, and too much ambition.  Peace out girl scouts.”
Jodi Pelloni Dean Cabinetry

Jodi Pelloni
“My name is Jodi Pelloni and I’ve been with Dean Cabinetry for almost 2 years. I’m a part of the Ordering Team in our finishing department. I love watching sci-fi movies such as Star Wars. And I love my family to pieces.”

Ben Norstrom
“Hello, my name is Ben and I’m part of our ordering team. I enjoy building all custom cabinets and also helping out with installs occasionally. When I’m not working I enjoy playing instruments as well as exercising and spending time with my family and lovely girlfriend.”

Jason Dean

“Hi, my name is Jason Dean and I do miscellaneous work around the shop. I punch in after school, help build cabinets, cut glass, fix things up around the office, and assist on deliveries. If anyone needs something fixed, I’m the guy they call! I’m happy to be a part of the Dean family and the business. I also like turtles.”

Dan Gallo


Chris Pinckney 

“Hi, my name is Chris.  I am part of the finishing team.  I enjoy camping, hiking, drawing, and building things with my hands.

Eric Egri

“Hello, my name is Eric.  I am part of the install team, along with helping out in the finishing department and on deliveries here at Dean Cabinetry.  My passions are sports, the outdoors and my love for animals!”

Eric Madore

“Hi, my name is Eric Madore.  I’m 38 and from Manchester, CT born and raised.  I’m a proud father of a 15 year old daughter and am engaged.  When I’m not working I enjoy tattooing, drumming and more wood working.

Austin Hooks


5. Install Team

Kevin Dean | Kitchen Designer | Dean Cabinetry

Kevin Dean
“My name is Kevin Dean and I love working here at Dean Cabinetry. I schedule our installation team. I also help with our lean processes and human resources. I love skiing and playing basketball. My hometown, Bolton, has been the best place I could possibly grow up. I hope to one day build a home here with a beautiful view. Thanks!”

Jay Larocco
“I’m Jay Larocco, an installer for Dean cabinetry and part of the Install Team. I’ve been in the carpentry/cabinetry field for about 20 years. I take pride in my work and am happy to be a part of the Dean cabinetry team.”

Keaton McGill
“Hi, my name is Keaton and I am a part of the Ordering and Install Team at Dean Cabinetry. I take pride in my craftsmanship so you end up with the quality kitchen you expect. In my free time I enjoy working on cars and trucks.”

Leandro Pereira
“Hi, I’m Leandro Pereira, a Brazilian woodworking lover. I’m happy to be a part of the Install Team at Dean Cabinetry. Family, woodworking, and tools are my passion.”

Jake Gibbs
“Hi, my name is Jake.  I am part of the install team.  I enjoy using my hands to build things.  In my free time I enjoy fishing, hiking, and camping.”

Mike Maynard


Eric Bertone

“My name is Eric Bertone and I am currently the Warehouse Manager and Delivery Supervisor.  I really enjoy working at Dean, the people are amazing and the atmosphere is very professional.  I was born in Windham, CT and currently reside in South Windsor.  I’m looking forward to growing with Dean Cabinetry for many years to come.”

Matthew Baptiste

“Hello, my name is Matthew and I’m part of the install team. I help schedule and manage the projects with Kevin! When I’m not working I enjoy training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu , and spending time with my wife and our beautiful little girl”


6. Follow Up Team

All of us are Follow up team members ensuring that you absolutely love your cabinetry!

Our Shop.

Where the cabinetry magic happens in Bolton, CT.

Our facility is designed so we can build cabinetry in the most cost-effective way. We strive to continuously reduce our expenses so that our customers are able to choose custom cabinetry over “box” cabinets, at a similar price. Our shop is open to customers, stop by and say hello!

Our Process.

Your path to a beautiful kitchen is our streamlined process.

We want to make your experience as smooth as possible. Our 23+ years of experience in kitchen design and remodeling has enabled us to refine our process to do just that. As your kitchen cabinet partners from start to finish, we’ll keep you in the loop and updated every step of the way to ensure your complete satisfaction.

Kitchen Remodel Process | Dean Cabinetry

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