Carl Canter – Principal
Before founding Canter, Carl Canter established a stellar reputation for customer service and project management during a 13-year tenure with furniture and architectural wall manufacturer KI. At KI, Carl garnered multiple sales accolades and consistently ranked in among the company’s top five representatives for performance. Based on these results, he was promoted to district manager for the Colorado and Utah territories and became the youngest individual in the company’s history to assume this role.
Carl left KI to found Canter in 2002, where he has continued his emphasis on customer service and efficient project management. With the goal of developing a better experience for clients, partners and employees, Carl has innovated the company’s service solutions to create a hands-on model for better collaboration between all parties.
Carl has brought his knowledge and expertise to a variety of important projects, most notably the Level 3 Communications campus restack, the United States Air Force Academy’s Fairchild Hall, Colorado College’s Tutt Science Building and Denver’s Ellie Caulkins Opera House.
Natalie Larson – Architect & Design Community Consultant, Greater Denver Territory Sales
Natalie has an Executive MBA and twelve years of experience as a performance driven leader in commercial, nonprofit and government sectors. She has a strong background in analyzing market trends to create innovative and effective solutions that generate dramatic returns on investment. Natalie values being a part of making people’s surroundings not only comfortable and functional but extraordinary. She loves helping customers see their visions and designs come to life as they plan their work-life environments. And, one of her greatest strengths is understanding customer insights to inspire how processes and projects can be better designed, managed and delivered across all levels of an organization. Having grown up in Colorado with a passion for the outdoors, Natalie is enthusiastic about infusing creative ways to bring natural beauty and ambient light indoors through strategic use of furniture and architectural walls. She is adept at building enduring partnerships and has an unwavering focus on exceeding client expectations.
Michele Abeyta – Northern Colorado and Wyoming Sales Representative
With eight years of dedicated experience in the interior furnishings industry, Michele Abeyta has forged strong relationships with clients throughout Colorado and Wyoming, first as a project manager for Canter and then as a specialized sales rep. Michele’s background in project management informs her current client relations work by helping her craft customized solutions and manage the process for her clients until their total satisfaction is achieved. Michele’s high energy, professionalism and superb attention to detail promote successful working relationships with superior project results. She often functions as the key liaison between the client and the furnishings experts at our manufacturer partners.
Tim Provost – Southern Territory Sales Representative
Tim has been providing furnishing and interior services through direct interaction with Designers, Facility Managers, Project Managers and Purchasing Groups for over 14 years in the Colorado Market. Tim maintains an ongoing awareness of Industry Trends and Product Innovations giving his client base a solid resource for their ever changing needs. Tim’s experience in the Colorado market spans across many different user profiles, including: Healthcare, K-12, Higher Education, Military, GSA, State and Local and Corporate clients.
Ben Jenkinson – Utah Territory Sales Representative
For the past seven years, Ben Jenkinson has serviced Canter’s diverse clientele throughout Utah. He provides an expert level of product to the sales and distribution of KI, Krug, RT London and Pallas products. Ben also provides direct client relations to Canter’s Fortune 1000 corporate customers, college and university clients, healthcare facilities, science and technology companies, and federal government contacts. In addition to guiding Canter’s clients through the design and purchase process, Ben oversees product installations and maintains client relations well beyond the sale and implementation stages.
Kayla McCullough – Interior Designer
Kayla has a Master’s of Science degree in Interior Design and Sustainable Practices. Kayla has become an integral addition to the Canter team with her unmatched skill set in listening, understanding, and recommending solutions based on specific need. She is proficient in space planning and visual applications. Kayla aims to provide clients with a full spectrum design services to maximize creative potential and excite a diverse range of users.
Emily Green – Interior Designer
Emily is a Colorado native with over 10 years’ experience in the Interior Design profession. Emily attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and worked in a corporate architecture firm before moving back to Colorado to work in a healthcare-focused design firm. Emily’s constant enthusiasm, passion for creativity, and ability to provide successful client communication lends her to be a vital member of the Canter team.
Ryan Lynch – Sales Intern
Ryan, a Nebraska native, moved to Boulder, Colorado in 2000. Currently, Ryan is studying Business Administration at Colorado State University. Ryan’s keen communication and listening skills make him a valuable asset to the internal sales and business operations sectors of Canter and Associates.
Morgan Smith – Utah Territory Sales Representative
Morgan brings five years of experience in commercial furniture and a diverse background sales, and customer service. Morgan studied business and marketing at Utah Valley University and has lived in Utah for the past 15 years. With experience in the higher education, hospitality, Federal and local government, as well as K12 and corporate, Morgan provides a high level of service ensuring our clients satisfaction.