Meghan Blum

Meghan Blum Founder & Design Principal Allied ASID, NKBA

Meghan Blum
Founder & Design Principal
Allied ASID, NKBA

Meghan's talents exhibit a perfect blend of knowledge, skill, inspiration and creativity. Design is her passion as she knows it can truly make a difference in people’s lives. When clients ask her to work on their home, the process is about more than decoration. It is about showing people how to live better and enjoy their home. Meghan believes that being able to work as a designer is a gift. It's an amazing opportunity to connect families, lives and design spaces that truly inspire others!

Prior to launching Meghan Blum Interiors, Meghan studied interior design and gained professional experience designing interiors. In 2015, she fulfilled a personal goal by establishing her own company, Meghan Blum Interiors. Her venture flourished as its purpose was established in her personal quest for warm luxury. Her skill at artfully blending styles and periods has made her a tastemaker and trendsetter with a reputation for flair and a genuine desire to create special places.

Meghan brings sophistication and refinement to every project. She has gained a reputation for having intuition, a keen sense for detail, a fresh eye, and a down to earth personality that makes everyone feel at home.


Brielle Allen

Brielle Allen Interior Designer LEED AP ID+C, NKBA

Brielle Allen
Interior Designer
LEED AP ID+C, NKBA

From art and design theory classes to studying abroad in Italy, Brielle's design dreams became a reality when she graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design. Since then, she has been immersed in the Des Moines design community through both commercial and residential design.

She is known for her attention to detail, dedication, and her passion for all things beautiful. Brielle loves space planning, coordinating textures and colors, and getting inspired by new design trends. Along with her design skills, Brielle is able to listen carefully to clients’ goals for their home. Design is personal, and she takes pleasure in being able to help clients feel like their home reflects their unique style and every day needs. Brielle says that the best part of her job is seeing a project come together, and to know that her clients love the end result.


Jessi Stander

Jessi Stander Interior Designer Allied ASID, NKBA

Jessi Stander
Interior Designer
Allied ASID, NKBA

Jessi attended Iowa State University where she earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design. She is ready and equipped to assist in all facets of the interior design industry. She keeps function before form while still achieving the desired result for each unique client. Jessi’s organization and ability to imagine the possibilities is reflected in all of her client’s projects. Jessi loves a cup of coffee in her hand, relaxing with watercolors, and spending time with loved ones.

 

 


Erin Matzen

Erin Matzen Designer & Showroom Manager IDS, NKBA

Erin Matzen
Designer & Showroom Manager
IDS, NKBA

Erin believes in seeing the beauty that surrounds us in our daily lives; both in the ordinary and the extraordinary. She has always been drawn to art and the outdoors; passions reflected through her career with various forms of design. Over the years her background in landscape architecture and interior design has run parallel to her work as an illustrator and fine artist. Her projects range in scale and complexity from luxury home interiors to community master plans.

As the MBI Showroom Manager, Erin has a pulse on the day to day activities of the company while she is always thinking of new ways to streamline processes and to push herself in new directions.

Erin holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Iowa State University with emphasis in Visual Art and Horticulture, is a proud mom, and wishes she had more time for yoga.

 


Kaitlyn Brown

Kaitlyn attended Iowa State University where she earned Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design and a minor in Psychology.  Kaitlyn has always had a passion for design and architecture.  Ever since she was a child, she knew she wanted to be designing people's homes.  Kaitlyn loves space planning, mixing patterns and bold colors with fabrics and doing the unexpected.  She is always smiling and loves to make people laugh.  In her free time she loves to cook and try new recipes, play with her dog Gus and spend time with friends and family.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mindy Wiltse

Mindy plays the role of Account Manager spending her time working behind the scenes but thoroughly enjoys seeing the process come to life at MBI.  She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa and learned early on in her career the value of relationship building.  Mindy continued to put an emphasis on relationship building and she credits this to her success.  She has an eye for detail and likes helping others.  While not at MBI, Mindy enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.