Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. ― C.S. Lewis
As a Better Business Bureau Eclipse Integrity Award winner, we are delighted to be defined by our integrity and our other company principles. They are the high standards we practice every day, with business partners, on every project.
Elements IV Interiors is a Dayton-based minority-owned, 8(a) certified, small disadvantaged business that has specialized in the management of furniture contracts and projects of all size and scope. Our 43 person team includes over 25 full time installation professionals, 4 Interior design professionals (1 NCIDQ Certified) along with 2 project managers. Our corporate headquarters is a LEED-CI Silver Certified facility, where we have 10,000 square feet of showroom and 30,000 square feet of warehouse space.
Since 1990 we have partnered with Haworth, Inc. a leader in the commercial office furnishings industry. Our installers are Haworth certified, having successfully completed a strict training program. In addition, we hold the Base Wide Maintenance Contract for existing systems furniture at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. This contract requires our team to be experienced in asset managing a 57,000 square foot warehouse and reconfiguration services of all systems and freestanding furniture products on the market today. This knowledge base is beneficial for all customers as they focus on utilizing existing inventory to meet their requirements in today’s economy.
Complementing our focus on Wright Patterson has been an aggressive effort to service the commercial sector of the Dayton market. This led us to work closely with multi facility customers locally, regionally and nationally in a seamless manner. Over the years, we have grown the commercial sector of our business and vertical markets such as healthcare, higher education, and K-12 schools by focusing on outstanding customer service and strategic marketing. Call us to learn more about learn about how we can help you!
to honestly observe ethical and moral standards
to fulfill expressed and implied commitments, both internally and externally
to adapt to new role responsibilities so as to meet changing business conditions
to engage in discussion that clearly and precisely presents the facts to induce mutual confidence between ourselves and all others
to act with determination so as to meet and exceed customer expectations regardless of obstacles and adversity
to value and regard others and treat them as we would like to be treated
to be faithful to our fellow employees, our company, our clients and our suppliers
to challenge each person to willingly seek greater knowledge and experiences for personal and organizational growth
to faithfully represent our principles and to always encourage others to do so
to selflessly give of our time, talents & treasures making our community a better place in which to live and work
Susan Vaughn, Account Manager, 2008 and 2018 recipient
The Presidents Award honor those who best embody our corporate principles each year.
- Environmental Stewardship
- Denny DeBoard, Lead Installation Supervisor, 2017 Recipient
- Dirk Didier, Warehouse and Operations Manager, 2016 Recipient
- Denice Conaway, NCIDQ Interior Designer, 2015 Recipient
- Debbi Townsend, GSA Account Manager, 2014 Recipient
- Beth Meister, Director of Sales, 2013 Recipient
- Mike Robinson Sr., Lead Installation Supervisor, 2012 Recipient
- Russ Kunkel, Operations Manager, 2011 Recipient
- Mary Trissell, Client Service Specialist, 2010 Recipient
- Kurt Castle, Lead Installation Supervisor, 2009 Recipient
- Susan Vaughn, Account Manager, 2008 Recipient
- Carol Hampton, Manager of Accounting and Support Services, 2007 Recipient
Our fun-loving professionals work hard on cutting-edge design solutions. They are the most creative and most motivated team in the industry. Our teammates are our family. It’s a family that cares about each other, works as true team together, and supports the community together.
Oh, and we also love to have a roaring good time.
Our dynamic company culture is what makes us a fantastic business partner. You can be confident and proud to engage with Elements IV Interiors.
Come see what all the fun is about. Call us today!
Diversity isn’t simply a requirement carefully fashioned into a corporate goal. It’s what makes dynamic companies tick.
Our commitment to company diversity begins at the top. Our President and CEO is an active member of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Minority Business Partnership Board, and sits on the Facilities sub-committee for construction, real estate and facility managers.
Space & Asset Management, Inc. DBA/Elements IV Interiors is a certified minority owned enterprise and carries the following certifications: OMSDC (NMSDC), 8(a) United States SBA, State of Ohio MBE/EDGE, City of Dayton MBE/PEP, ODOT UCP.
As an 8(a), MBE/EDGE certified, small disadvantaged business, Elements IV Interiors creates award-winning solutions because of our diverse workplace.
Here, our team members professionally develop without barriers. Qualities such as diverse individual backgrounds, personal experiences, and the unique perspectives of our team members are just as important to our commitment to diversity as other qualities such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation.
Diversity is indeed a key driver in serving our employees, our clients, and our community.
For our teammates, Elements IV Interiors is more than just a place to work. We consider ourselves a family. Our company’s commitment to community outreach programs are one thread in our culture’s fabric.
Our family believes in the giving of our time, talents and treasures to the community where we work and live. Each year we adopt one or two local not for profit organizations and hold annual fundraising events, volunteer at local events and provide in-kind donations of products and services to our adopted charities.
In 2019 we are honored to be supporting Diabetes Dayton https://www.diabetesdayton.org/ and Sophies https://www.sophiesanimalfund.com/sophie-s-companions/
|Past recipients include:
Better Business Bureau 2012 Eclipse Integrity Award
The Dayton Business Journal 2011 Community Supporter Business of the Year
Dayton Business Journal 2005 Minority Business of the Year
Inc. Magazine 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies (1993: #48, 1995: #116, 2009: # 3,231)
Dayton Business Journal Fast 25 (2008, 2009, 2010)
Elements IV Interiors is a well-established and growing contract furniture dealership in southwest Ohio. We are seeking experienced people with dedication, desire, and determination. We are passionate about offering a culture that is challenging, fun, energetic, and rewarding for our teammates.
- Paid Vacation and Holidays
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
Bailey graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in Interior Design and worked as a contract designer and a project manager previously. She was eager to get back to her roots of design when she began working at Elements IV Interiors as an interior designer and has enjoyed the detail- oriented work mixed with creativity and strategic planning.
When Bailey is not a designer solving the mysteries of the workplace, she enjoys spending time with her family. She always wanted to be a mom and has been blessed to raise two biological daughters and foster children. She enjoys spending time outside, cooking, baking and being a social butterfly.
Bryan Fleming has been a member of the Elements IV team for over 15 years, having spent more than the last 10 of those as an installation supervisor. He truly enjoys continuing to work with many of the same great co-workers who have remained at the company during his tenure. One thing that has always impressed him has been the low turnover rate of the staff and crews at Elements. This has led to some good friendships outside of the workplace.
Bryan is married with three adult children and will soon become a grandfather. In his time away from Elements, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, spending time at the campground and always rooting for The Buckeyes.
Manager of Accounting and Support Services
Carol has been in the Accounting Industry for over 35 years and been with Elements IV Interiors for over 20. She is the Manager of Accounting and our Support Department and also a member of the Executive Management Team. Carol loves her job and the family atmosphere at Elements IV Interiors and believes the quote “Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.”
Carol also enjoys spending time with family, friends, her 2 Yorkies and loves going to concerts and visiting craft brew pubs and local firstname.lastname@example.org
Christine is a Dayton native and talented Interior Designer who graduated from Sinclair College. She is a team player whose passion for interior design is evident to all those who work with her. Her creativity spills over into photography. Mix that with her love of travel and she has a photo album that would make anyone jealous!
In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, including her adorable dog who should have his own Instagram page.
Courtney graduated from the Art Institute of York Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design. She brings more than 10 years of combined design and sales experience to the Elements IV team. She is a color enthusiast who brings a funky edge to the design world with her personality and love of color.
Courtney can be found outdoors going on an adventure with her family and dog, or maybe just eating a plate full of tacos! She loves a good laugh and has a light-hearted sense of humor.
Fun fact: She use to be a clown! (Although they say once a clown, always a clown)
GSA Contract Manager
Denice Conaway, NCIDQ
Denice Conaway, NCIDQ
Interior Design Manager, NCIDQ
Denice began her career as an Interior Designer graduating from the University of Cincinnati DAAP program which gave her unique experiences of employment and travel before working with Elements IV Interiors as the Design Department Manager. She enjoys sharing stories about her past crazy projects and horror stories of hand drafting with ink on velum. She loves the change in technology.
When Denice is taking a break from Design work she enjoys traveling literally anywhere, going to concerts, parks, camping, boating with family and of course spending time with her email@example.com
Denny has worked in the furniture industry for over fifteen years. Shortly after joining the Elements IV team he was sent to Haworth in Holland Michigan to be certified in the installation of floor to ceiling product. After working in the field for several years, Denny has recently been promoted to Installation Supervisor.
In his time away from Elements, Denny enjoys spending time with his family and working on an occasional woodworking project.
Dirk brings more than 20 years of experience in shipping, receiving, scheduling, and logistics to the team at Elements IV. He earned a Masters degree in Education from Wright State University which is beneficial in managing the everyday eb and flow of the operations department. As a member of Elements IV, he has worked his way up through the ranks to become a valuable member of the management team.
In his time away from Elements, Dirk enjoys volunteering for his parish, with which he has been a lifelong member. He also enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family, and playing softball; a passion for more than 30 years that still finds him on the ballfield two to three times every week.
Eric has been a member of the Elements IV team for more than 20 years. As an Operations Supervisor, he takes great pride in the professionalism of the install teams and strives to maintain a high level of client service that demonstrates quick and efficient installs with a focus on job site cleanliness. Eric has a vast knowledge base in floor-to-ceiling product, and both systems and module furniture. His dedication to the vision of Elements IV helps make the company shine in its Best in Class achievements.
In his time away from Elements, he enjoys spending time with his family. Eric was a manager for his son’s baseball team for many years and now loves watching his performance on the soccer field. He stays busy around the house with home improvement projects and enjoys getting a little lazy in the pool.
Director of Finance
Heather is number 6 ….joining the Elements IV team in 1995. With a milestone anniversary upcoming she knows she is not alone in those that still love their job here at Elements IV Interiors. She has worn many hats in her length of service and has consistently embraced a solution-oriented attitude. “If it’s broke – let’s fix it “is her approach to internal processes with the ultimate goal being customer satisfaction which will drive her bottom line – company profitability. Heather brought experience in
department store buying then started in sales and customer support. She quickly transitioned to the Management Team and Executive Management team and found her professional bliss. Having the honor of serving here for over 2 decades she has helped strategize and navigate through the ever – changing and exciting business climate. While she’s a bean counter, she is crazy excited about the changes in the industry going on NOW and the potential impact on business culture and productivity.
When not at work Heather loves playing with and raising her family. Traveling, swimming, sledding, Canasta and dancing are regularly in the game plan. While a rabbit will never be a dog, Clover is coming in a close second.
GSA Account Manager
Jeremy has been with Elements IV for 14 years working with the government at WPAFB. Jeremy started in installation and worked his way into the office by his belief in hard work. Jeremy believes in building long lasting relationship with his clients at the base.
Jeremy loves working out at the gym and on the weekends you will find him and his family at the firstname.lastname@example.org
GSA Account Manager
Kim brings over 30 years of office management and customer relations skills to Elements IV. Kim focuses on building a trusting and reliable relationship with her clients. She is very familiar working with government contracts, as she has helped with various construction projects at WPAFB.
Kim loves spending her free time with her Husband & her FAMILY… She enjoys watching football especially the BIG 10. Go BUCKS!!!
Kurt began working in office furniture in 1985 after a year as a residential mover and estimator. Kurt accepted the position of Installation Supervisor at Elements IV in 1992.
Lindsey brings over 10 years of experience in Commercial Interior Design to Elements IV Interiors. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from West Virginia University (Let’s Go Mountaineers!). She is a self-proclaimed design nerd who is often caught flipping chairs in public spaces to see who made them.
When she is not at work, she is a full-fledged Pinterest Mom who loves spending time with her husband, 2 sons and pets. If we had to describe Lindsey in 3 words they would be: Creative, Passionate and Fun!
My favorite saying and words to live by are “live everyday like it’s your last because there is no promise for tomorrow.” Family is everything to me, I’m blessed to have a great family, along with my teammates at Elements IV and dear friends who are also an extension of my family.
My absolute favorite thing in the world to do is play golf with my favorite foursome which includes my son, my daughter and my brother. I’m a foodie so I love good wine and great food. My guilty indulgence is sports cars…ok maybe red wine and a good cigar email@example.com
Client Service Specialist
From Temp to over 10 years, Mary wears multiple hats at Elements IV Interiors. She provides support to commercial & GSA sales as well as handling corrections for the entire company.
When Mary is not working, she is involved in all things related to cooking and family (including her fur baby – Hiccup). She also assists in running a non-profit memorial foundation that supports local youth & works to help raise awareness of and de-stigmatize mental health firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Client Service Specialist
Missy has over 20 years’ experience in the commercial furniture world. She pays close attention to the details in whatever it is she is doing!
When not at work Missy enjoys spending time with her family and her fur baby. She enjoys shopping and supporting local email@example.com
Patricia “Trish” Fowler
Patricia “Trish” Fowler
Installation Supervisor and Project Manager
Patricia’s experience stems from as a teen helping her family in the upholstery business to coming up through the ranks here at Elements IV Interiors as an Installer and Supervisor. Now as Chief Service Tech/Project Manager for our Wright Patterson Airforce Base Division, she absolutely enjoys serving the diverse group of clients on varied projects throughout the base.
When Patricia is not attending to clients, she can be seen riding her motorcycle “Dragon Lady”, hiking at local parks or camping in Michigan rock hounding. Patricia enjoys spending time with her family and pets as well as creating various forms of artwork. Full of surprises, she uses her love for life at work and firstname.lastname@example.org
Rob brings almost a decade of experience to the furniture installation Department. He has worked his way up through the ranks to become one of Elements IV’s newly added supervisors. Rob handles the majority of our Wright-Patterson Air Force Base installs and he takes great pride in assuring that each project is completed as flawlessly as possible. Rob is a valuable member of the Elements team
In his time away from Elements, Rob enjoys spending time with his family. He and his wife Rachel have a young son, Konrad. Whether it’s taking him to the local park or an exciting adventure, they always have a blast. Some of his hobbies include golf, softball, or the occasional volleyball. He also loves to experiment and try his hand at carpentry.
Scott began his career with Elements nearly 20 years ago as a member of the installation team. After several years gaining a vast knowledge detailing product and job
coordination In the field as an Installation Supervisor, he began coordinating in the shipping and receiving of installation product in the warehouse maximizing the warehouse space including customer asset managed product as the Warehouse Supervisor.
In his spare time, Scott enjoys playing his guitar and writing original music as well as hunting, fishing, and going to the races whenever he gets the chance.
Steve Van Etten
Steve Van Etten
Steve is in charge of corrections. Problems arise and Steve has spent the last 19 years trying to unravel them. A work in progress, definitely.
An empty-nester, Steve and his wife Sandy have taken to travel and extreme foodie email@example.com
Susan Vaughn has been with Elements IV Interiors for more than 20 years and in the industry for more than 30 years. (She started when she was 5!) She has used her experience from many
roles in the industry as a way to be a better salesperson. She enjoys the challenges of the sales role as well as the relationships that she builds with her clients. Hard work and dedication are important to her.
When she is not busy selling office furniture, Susan enjoys spending time with her family, her husband for more than 30 years, her 2 children and pets. She is a huge Disney nerd and you’ll find her at most home Bengals’ games through the season……yes, no matter how good OR bad they may be! WHO-DEYfirstname.lastname@example.org
Tara graduated from Sinclair with a degree in Interior Design and has 14 years of experience in Commercial sales. She is a strong, charismatic sales leader. She specializes in making any workplace not only beautiful but functional. Remarkably easy to work with, you will be charmed by her personality and feel confident knowing she has more knowledge and experience than the competition.
When she is not working, she spends 8 months out the year in an ice box being a hockey mom and loves spending time with her family and email@example.com