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 35, 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 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 and raised southern girl from Houston, TX. & Tampa, FL. I love being a part of the Dean Cabinetry team & truly enjoy helping them grow their business. My job is in Development, Marketing & Customer Service. I have over 20 years experience in sales & marketing. I live in Wethersfield, CT. I have 3 wonderful sons & my dog, Hero. I enjoy the summer, the beach, and traveling. My motto, be kind & pay it forward!”

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 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.”

Loraine LaLone
“Hi, my name is Loraine, and I am a member of the design team here at Dean Cabinetry.  I enjoy seeing a space transform into something beautiful.  When I am not at work I love spending time with family and those closest to me.

Maya Gliantsev
“My name is Maya Gliantsev.  I was born and raised in Ukraine.  24 years ago, my family and I moved to the Bay Area in California.  In 2022 we settled in Connecticut, the state we love and call our home.  I am proud to be a part of the design team at Dean Cabinetry.  Kitchen design is my passion.  I love helping people, making their wishes come true through creating beautiful and functional kitchens for their homes.  In my spare time, I enjoy my family and friends, as well as painting my own pictures with the help of oil, acrylic and pastel techniques.

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.”

Victor Andrade

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

“Hi, I’m Dan and I work in the finishing department at Dean Cabinetry. In my free time I like to spend time with my family and my friends. I also like to stay active by playing basketball and going to the gym.”

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!”

Devonte McIntosh

“Hi I’m Devonte. I work in assembly. In my free time I like to hang out with my friends and watch movies.”

Austin Hooks

“Hello, my name is Austin. I am part of the assembly team. I was born and raised on the North Fork of Long Island. I love to play basketball and stay active. I love animals. I really enjoy going on hikes and golfing to see the greatness of nature.”

Anthony Radicioni

“Hi, my name is Anthony Radicioni. I was born and raised here in CT. I am part of the finishing team here at Dean Cabinetry. I spend most of my free time hiking and gardening with my wife, and playing tabletop games with my friends and family.”

Kiara Burns “Hi, my name is Kiara. I was born and raised in Windsor, CT. I help out with the sorting and production teams. When I’m not at work I enjoy hanging out with my friends and finding new places to eat at.”

Luis rivera

Frank Boon

5. Install Team

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 

“Hi, I’m Jay and I am on the installation team here at Dean Cabinetry. I take pride in my work and enjoy my job. I also enjoy spending time with my family.”

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.”

Joe Luciano

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 “Hi I’m Mike and I am an Installer at Dean Cabinetry. I was born and raised in Lebanon, CT. I’ve been doing carpentry for 12+ years. In my free-time I like to spend time with my family and hang out with my puppies.”  

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”

Cody Desilets

“Hi, my name is Cody I am part of the install team. I take pride in my work and strive to grow further in my career. In my free time I enjoy time in the out doors and extreme sports.”

Shawn Kershaw

Hello, My name is Shawn Kershaw and I have been in the home remodeling industry for 35 years. Aside from my work, I am an avid outdoorsman. During the cold months I enjoy the bowling league with my family and competition billiards. I now have the pleasure of working with my son Zach and together, we enjoy our trade. We look forward to meeting you as your cabinet partners!

Marcia Bartha

“My name is Marcia Bartha.  I am a lifelong resident of Connecticut, in the Norwich/Preston area.  I am excited to be an install manager at Dean Cabinetry.  I have spent the last 30 years in the construction industry.  My focus has been kitchen and bath renovations, and I am excited to use my experience to help our customers have a successful and stress free installation.  During my leisure time, I love to spend it with my grandchildren, cooking, and practicing yoga.

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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