Meet The Team

Gladhill Furniture

Jim Nicholson

President

With Gladhill Since: August 1998
If Gladhill Furniture Had a Yearbook, What Would You Most Likely Be Voted by Your Peers: Most likely to change my mind  

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Sheila Duffy

Sales Manager

With Gladhill Since: July 2001
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: Fun, family environment, and flexibility!
When I Am Not Working, I Love To: Spend time with my family
My Style: Just like my hair color, it changes! Eclectic, warm/cozy, trendy.
Favorite Fare (Food): Italian Food
Best Vacation You Ever Had: Hilton Head with my family
I Love the
Summer Season, Because it’s warm! Laid back and no homework!
Favorite Color: Purple
If Gladhill Furniture Had a Yearbook, What Would You Most Likely Be Voted by Your Peers: The loudest in any crowd
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I love history! Send me to a new town/city and I’ll want to know the history of every inch of it!

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Jessica Green

Office Manager

With Gladhill Since: July 2001
When I Am Not Working, I Love: Spending time with my children, watching them play soccer, tball, jiu-jitsu, and ride horses
Favorite Fare (Food): Mexican
I Love the Summer/Fall Season
Favorite Color: Blue
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: To keep everyone in line!

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Caitlin Briggs

Office Admin

With Gladhill Since: February 2022
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: Fun, family environment close to home.
Favorite Fare (Food): Mexican
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Season: Spring - For the perfect temperatures and my birthday
Best Vacation I Ever Took: Las Vegas
When I am not working, I am... Spending time with my friends, family, and cats
If Gladhill had a yearbook, what would you most likely be voted by your peers? Having the quickest comebacks
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I am also a licensed cosmetologist

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Nora Barnes

Comptroller

With Gladhill Since: March 2016
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: I am able to use my skill set in friendly & beautiful surroundings.  The flexible schedule allows me to be available for my family.  I am a wife, mother of 4 and a new grandmother!
When I Am Not Working, I Love To: Spend time with family & friends, sing, play guitar, go on motorcycle trips with my husband & serve in my church.
My Style: Casual
Favorite Fare (Food): I enjoy many types of food; especially Tex-Mex and Italian.
Best Vacation You Ever Had: Trip to Grand Canyon & any trip to the beach!
I Love the Autumn Season, Because I love the fall foilage!
Favorite Color: Blue
If Gladhill Furniture Had a Yearbook, What Would You Most Likely Be Voted by Your Peers: As the person who drinks the most coffee!
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I was bitten by a Copperhead.

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David Fink

Design Consultant

With Gladhill Since: December 2004
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: It’s like my home! I love that we are still family owned and that we offer our clients a great product and experience.
When I Am Not Working, I Love To: Take pictures, work in my garden, hang out with family and friends, cooking
My Style: Eclectic
Favorite Fare (Food): I love all food. I do make killer mussels and lamb.
Best Vacation You Ever Had: I’ve never had a bad one. I do love Vegas and the Caribbean though.
I Love the Summer Season, Because I hate the cold.
Favorite Color: Purple
If Gladhill Furniture Had a Yearbook, What Would You Most Likely Be Voted by Your Peers: Most Sarcastic
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I’m a former CIA Operative.
If my co-workers could use one word to describe me & my style, it would be: personable and outgoing & fancy. A touch of glam can never hurt
We don't sell furniture, we solve problems. 3 things I can help you achieve when solving the problem:
⦁    Enjoying your space more
⦁    Getting the MOST out of your money
⦁    Making the form function

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Sylvia Nicholson

Customer Care

With Gladhill Since: January 2022
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: Working with good people who have a lot of experience in furniture.
Favorite Food: Chocolate chip cookies and milk
Favorite Color: Teal
Favorite Sports: Snowboarding, wake surfing, watching football with family
Favorite Season: Summer - for the long hot days, and sitting on the porch at night
Best Vacation I Ever Took: Sailing around Chesapeake to Savannah
When I am not working, I am... Snuggling my son, husband, and my two big fur babies
If Gladhill had a yearbook, what would you most likely be voted by your peers? Most likely to be smiling/laughing
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I'm a first generation American

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Andrew Hemming

Design Consultant

With Gladhill Since: April 2013
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: I love sales, have sold houses and lots of other things so I wanted to try selling furniture. I love helping people create the perfect space of their own.
When I Am Not Working, I Love To: Spend time with my kids, work out, and go to my beach house.
My Style: Transitional or whatever the client prefers
Favorite Fare (Food): French food
Best Vacation You Ever Had: Surfing in Oaxaca Coast of Mexico
I Love the Fall Season, Because of the colors and the temperature.
If Gladhill Furniture Had a Yearbook, What Would You Most Likely Be Voted by Your Peers: Hungriest
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I played basketball and baseball at DeMatha Catholic High School
If my co-workers could use one word to describe me & my style, it would be: Trendy
We don't sell furniture, we solve problems. 3 things I can help you achieve when solving the problem:
⦁    Help you in perfecting your unique space by finding equilibrium between form and function. 
⦁    Find the perfect pieces for you, whether that be traditional, transitional, or contemporary.
⦁    Situationally help pick certain fabrics or pieces depending on the space.

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Catherine Christopher

Design Consultant

With Gladhill Since: April 2018
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: I enjoy designing beautiful rooms and Gladhill gives me the opportunity to do that
Favorite Fare (Food): I do not discriminate
Favorite Color: I love all colors
Favorite Sports: Huh?
Favorite Season: Summer (the beach!!)
Best Vacation I Ever Took: Japan
When I am not working, I am... teaching Pilates and painting
If Gladhil had a yearbook, what would you most likely be voted by your peers? Most likely not to win any awards for math.
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: What would you like to know?

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Suzanne Thompson

Design Consultant

With Gladhill Since: February 2018
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: I have been designing spaces, homes and other things including event venues and wedding ceremonies for many years. I find great satisfaction and a feeling of space for someone. Listening to people describe their vision and making that a reality is very fulfilling. Gladhill Furniture has everything needed to bring their dreams alive.
When I Am Not Working, I Love To: Be with family
My Style: Coastal Cottage
Favorite Fare (Food): Chocolate and coffee
Best Vacation You Ever Had: I am still planning that…
I Love the Fall Season, Because of the changing leaves
Favorite Color: Blue
If Gladhill Furniture Had a Yearbook, What Would You Most Likely Be Voted by Your Peers: Most likely to surprise you
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I like to watch “apocalyptic” movies. For example: The Book of Eli, The Road, The Postman, 2012.
If my co-workers could use one word to describe me & my style, it would be: I love the coast, I will likely be wearing something blue
We don't sell furniture, we solve problems. 3 things I can help you achieve when solving the problem:
⦁    I can offer you my experience & expertise in design & decor to help you fall in love with your home again.
⦁    Assist in choosing the best fabric, leather, stain choice, etc, for your furniture.
⦁    Accessories can really make a big difference when working on your room. I can help you find just the right pieces.

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Teresa Anselmo

Design Consultant

With Gladhill Since: March 2015
When I Am Not Working, I Love To:  Try new restaurants, travel, and be with my family & friends.
My Style:  Mix It Up
Best Vacation You Ever Had:   Visiting museums in Florence, Italy.
I Love the Summer Season, Because I am a sun worshiper.
Favorite Color:   At the moment it is Coral
If Gladhill Furniture Had a Yearbook, What Would You Most Likely Be Voted by Your Peers: Team Spirit
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me:   I love to dance

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Joe Jardeleza

Design Consultant

With Gladhill Since: April 2019
My favorite room to design for a client is and why? Any room they want… living room because theres so many option to be creative.
I have been decorating and/or designing since: 2014 professionally
Why you chose to work at Gladhill: I like/choose to work at Gladhill because it parallels my own business philosophy of customer service and a family environment.
I love to sell: High quality furniture that will provide my customers & their families with many years of enjoyment.
When I am not working, you will find me: Enjoying the outdoors, camping, gardening, hiking, photography, and music.
My Style: Classic
Favorite food: I love to cook/bake, and in my family and culture, food is an expression of love. I love all kinds, ethnic, adventurous, grilling and Italian
My next vacation will be: The carribean
I love the season: I love living in Maryland because we have all the seasons and I enjoy the change. If I had to pick one, maybe the fall.
Favorite color: The color between blue & green as the sun goes down, almost an aqua color.
Most Likely to… laugh
If my co-workers could use one word to describe me & my style, it would be: classic.
We don't sell furniture, we solve problems. 3 things I can help you achieve when solving the problem:
1. I have good listening skill to identify and clarify the problem.
2. I have excellent analytical and logical skills to offer alternative solutions.
3. I am customer oriented, offering service, kindness, and patience to implement the solution always keeping my customer as the primary concern.

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Sharon "Shay" Heatherley

Design Consultant

With Gladhill Since: December 2019
My favorite room to design for a client is and why? Living room, I love working with fabrics
I have been decorating and/or designing since: 2001
Why you chose to work at Gladhill: I love selling quality products.
I love to sell: Beautiful things.
When I am not working, you will find me: Relaxing with family and friends, gardening.
My Style: Coastal
Favorite food: Seafood
My next vacation will be: Some place tropical
I love the season: Summer
Favorite color: Green
Most Likely to… go above and beyond for you.
If my co-workers could use one word to describe me & my style, it would be: Kind & Coastal
We don't sell furniture, we solve problems. 3 things I can help you achieve when solving the problem:
⦁    Finding the right piece of furniture for the space
⦁    Create the feeling and beautiful room you are looking for.

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Pat Kronk

Design & Furniture Consultant

With Gladhill Since: January 2021
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: Great people to work with & designing rooms for clients that reflect their personality.
Favorite Fare (Food): Seafood
Favorite Color: Blue Green
Favorite Sports: Hiking, Kayaking
Favorite Season: Spring - because of all of the wild flowers
Best Vacation I Ever Took: Grand Canyon
When I am not working, I am... Reading, hiking, making art
If Gladhill had a yearbook, what would you most likely be voted by your peers? Quiet but determined
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I have had poetry published

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Christina Del Real

Interior Designer

With Gladhill Since: March 2020
My favorite room to design for a client is and why? Family room, because its the most used room.
I have been decorating and/or designing since: 1999, started in design 20 years ago.
Why you chose to work at Gladhill:
A family environment with kind people
I love to sell: Stickley
When I am not working, you will find me: Gardening, hiking, biking, and weight lifting.
My Style: I love to work with all styles, from traditional to contemporary
Favorite food: Italian
My next vacation will be: Beach. Anywhere theres a beach.
I love the season: Summer
Favorite color: Blue
Most Likely to… help others
If my co-workers could use one word to describe me & my style, it would be: Eclectic
We don't sell furniture, we solve problems. 3 things I can help you achieve when solving the problem:
⦁    Proper dimensions, scale, & comfort
⦁    Room options
⦁    Paint colors and window treatments
Something you dont know about me is I designed one of the three homes featured in the 58th annual Potomac Country House Tour: The Vargo home.

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Brett Brown

Warehouse Manager

With Gladhill Since: July 2012
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: Family owned business. Longtime family friend of Jim Nicholson
When I Am Not Working, I Love To: Be with family and hunting
My Style: Down to Earth
Favorite Fare (Food): Chipotle
Best Vacation You Ever Had: Niagara Falls, Canada
I Love the Fall Season, Because it’s hunting season.
Favorite Color: Blue
If Gladhill Furniture Had a Yearbook, What Would You Most Likely Be Voted by Your Peers: Jack of all trades
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I like to build things out of wood (crafts, decks)

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Mark Guyton

Furniture Inspector

With Gladhill Since: March 2021
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: Wanted some warehouse experience
Favorite Fare (Food): Steak
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Sports: Basketball, volleyball, and snowboarding
Favorite Season: Fall
Best Vacation I Ever Took: Wyoming
When I am not working, I am... watching TV, fishing, or working out
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I'm into UFC

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Noe Escobar

Delivery Driver

With Gladhill Since: April 2004
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: I thought it was an interesting job.
When I Am Not Working, I Love To: Be a handyman at home
My Style: Simple, casual, not fancy
Favorite Fare (Food): Steak and wheat bread
Best Vacation You Ever Had: Las Vegas, NV
I Love the Summer Season, Because nature is green and I have more time to do more things
Favorite Color: Negro
If Gladhill Furniture Had a Yearbook, What Would You Most Likely Be Voted by Your Peers: Best attendance/best smile
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I’m 38 years old

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Robert Gray

Delivery Driver

With Gladhill Since: November 2013
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: Love traveling to different places and meeting new people. Every day is always a new adventure.
When I Am Not Working, I Love To: Go bowling, play games, spend time with my family
Favorite Fare (Food): Crab legs, shrimp (seafood)
Best Vacation You Ever Had: Bald Head Island (North Carolina)
I Love the Fall Season, Because of football.
Favorite Color: Blue
If Gladhill Furniture Had a Yearbook, What Would You Most Likely Be Voted by Your Peers: Most likely to crack a joke
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I play video games like a big nerd (huge gamer)

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Josh Nicholson

Warehouse Support

With Gladhill Since: September 2018
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: Family owned and trustworthy company. Staff is like family.
Favorite Fare (Food): Pizza, tacos, steak
Favorite Color: All earthtone colors
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Season: Fall - for the cool weather and it matches my earthtone clothes
Best Vacation I Ever Took: All times with family & friends is BEST
When I am not working, I am... Spending quality time with my son, wife, and dogs. I enjoy working in the yard and target shooting on the weekends.
If Gladhill had a yearbook, what would you most likely be voted by your peers? Hardworking, trustworthy, and fair!
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I skydove off of the Eiffel Tower

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Jon Siro

Warehouse Support

With Gladhill Since: August 2020
Why You Choose to Work at Gladhill: I needed work and had heard good things about Gladhill
Favorite Fare (Food): Pizza
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Season: Spring
Best Vacation I Ever Took: Traveled along the west coast
When I am not working, I am... Gaming
If Gladhill had a yearbook, what would you most likely be voted by your peers? Hermit King
One Thing You Do Not Know About Me: I'm a gamer  

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Alex Salgado-Leon

Warehouse Support

With Gladhill Since: March 2021
Favorite Fare (Food): Steak
Favorite Color: Black and white
Favorite Sport: MMA/Boxing
Favorite Season: Spring
Best Vacation I Ever Took: Miami
When I am not working, I am... Working out
If Gladhill had a yearbook, what would you most likely be voted by your peers? Most serious  

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