Meet the Team
Jill Turgeon (nee Gargus)
Jill Turgeon is the Owner /Operator of Edmonton’s First and Only Staging Booking Agency, Simply Irresistible Interiors Inc.
She manages the office and books all the Stagers for their projects, her friendly voice is the one you speak to when you call the office.
Her once small home office in 2003 has grown into Edmonton’s largest Staging Company, with 7000 sq ft of Staging Inventory, and hundreds of successful staging projects that have SOLD.
Her Courses & Diplomas include:
- Certified Canadian Staging Professionals
- Accredited Staging Professionals
- Staging Diva
- Certified Trainer for Canadian Staging Professionals in Western Canada (2007)
- ICS Certified Interior Decorator Program
- Dewey Color Consultant
Jill Turgeon (nee Gargus) is also a licensed Realtor in Province of Alberta, Registered with Logic Realty. She can refer you to an Agent if you are looking for one to represent you.*
*not intended to solicit properties currently under contract.
After many years in the Financial Industry, Glenda Godard found her passion with a Career in Home Staging. Multiple corporate moves caused her to prepare her homes fast for sale and when she stumbled upon the concept of Home Staging she gave it a try! Much to her surprise it worked so well, that she learned how to stage her properties, resulting in more viewings, quick sales and higher selling prices. She was sold. And just like that turned her life in a new direction with Staging, graduating from the Home Staging Diva Program and opening her staging business. She is currently expanding her education to even further support Sellers by working on her Diploma with the Design Institute. Specializing in Consultations, as well as Vacant and Occupied Staging, she can help you get your home sold fast.
Coming from a corporate background, Kelly Ritchie took the risk and left that world to open her Home Staging business in Edmonton, after she had her own home staged and saw the amazing results. She has been a professional home stager for 5 years. Her flair for creating a pretty room has translated into many successful staging projects over the years. Ranging from full vacant Home Staging to Owner Occupied projects, she can work with anything. If you live in your home and want her to use your furniture and décor to transform it, consider it done! Any budget, Any Style of Home, she can make it happen! Kelly is a Canadian Certified Staging Professional (CCSP®) and is fully insured. She is also available for Consultations and has exclusive access to our 7000 square foot warehouse of Staging Furniture and Décor.
Liliam Vasquez has always had a flair for creating beautiful living environments ever since she was young. She strongly believes that every home has the potential to look good no matter it’s age or style. She has great creative skill when it comes to color, textures, and pattern and can turn any living space into an amazing space. Liliam is a graduate of the Home Staging Resource Program and Los Andes University. Her background in Civil Engineering, Project Management, and Real Estate has complimented her Staging and Design Career. Also, fully trained through the Rich Dad Real Estate Investing Program She has been flipping property since 2015 and has helped other investors with property flipping strategies, Staging being one of them. Liliam can give your property the edge it needs when it comes to updates and Staging, creating an atmosphere that a buyer falls in love with! She is available for Vacant and Occupied Property Staging, as well as Occupied Home Staging Consulting.
Roxanne Nolan has a Diploma in Business Administration followed by a long career in this field. She recently graduated from The Home Staging Expert Program as well. A native of small town NL, she finished school a took a leap of faith, moving to Yellowknife NT where she spent 13 years before escaping back to city life in Edmonton.
Her success in the business and financial world, has led her to fulfill her dream of a career in Home Staging. Over the years her touch has brought life and style to many homes by way of decluttering and create a whole new living space to enjoy. Her motto is “less is more”; and with the right pieces she can create a comfy cozy room in any home within budget! She is a visual home décor shopper with a keen eye for hunting out the best pieces and can confidently select and set up the best rental package for your space.
Combined with staging expertise and her choices of the best pops of color, she knows the right amount of furniture to show off every room in your property. After all, the key to selling a home fast is finding the perfect accent pieces that will best suit your home. Call her today for a consultation or to book a vacant staging project.
Laura and Dean Kakoschke
A lifelong love of real estate combined with a passion for design led Laura and Dean to launch a successful career as Home Stagers over a decade ago. Their portfolio includes projects of every style and price point, like downtown studio suites to multimillion dollar executive homes. They implement proven design strategies that create spacious, bright and welcoming properties. The eye- catching techniques bring fast sales and allow sellers to gain maximum equity out their homes. Laura and Dean strive to highlight the very best features of every home, so that it can stand out in a sea of listings. Their greatest joy is to have a successful staging outcome. Laura’s training under Debra Gould has given her an edge, which home sellers like you can benefit from.
Sarah Taylor comes from a Business background, owning her own successful company for years. Recently she wanted to make a change and joined Simply Irresistible Interiors as our Full Time Rental Manager. She facilitates all deliveries and staging packing, organizing the Stagers inventory for every projects, and manages all scheduling and intake of goods. The Warehouse never looked so good! Her attention to detail is amazing and she has turned this place right side up with her ideas and organization.
Recent Staging Industry Awards are:
RESA’s Top 10 Home Staging Team of the Year (2016)
RESA’s Top 10 Redesigners of the Year, North America (2015)
RESA’s Top 10 Home Staging Teams of the Year, North America (2015)
RESA’s Top 10 Professional Stagers in Canada (2013)