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Our Team

About Our Team
At Simple Elegance we believe in delivering the best window fashions to our customers at the most affordable prices. In order to do so, we have built a team of skilled professionals who are passionate about window treatments, interior design, and great customer service. At our store, located in Houston, TX, we maintain a fun and relaxed atmosphere where our customers can feel comfortable engaging with us and asking any of their window covering or home furnishing questions. 
 
Mary Scalli
Mary Scalli
Owner/President

Mary Scalli is the President & Owner of North Houston Blinds, LLC dba Simple Elegance which specializes in window treatments, shutters, blinds, interior decorating services and home staging for sales and for living. She is an Accredited Staging Professional Master and was personally trained by Barb Schwarz, the Creator of Home Staging. Mary is dedicated to excellent customer service and making a positive difference in each of her clients’ and team members' lives.

Mary was born and raised in New York State. She graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Business Administration with an emphasis in Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Management. She was privileged to live and work in many great US cities with Westin Hotels and Resorts and Talbots before becoming a full time mom. With these great companies, she gained many years of management experience and earned multiple awards in Customer Service and Outstanding Visual Presentation.

She is very proud to be married 19 years to her best friend, Jim Scalli, and mother of her son, Jonathan, a pug and a multi-poo. Her family moved to Texas in 2009 from Cape Cod, MA, with her husband’s company transfer with Shell Trading. Mary began Simple Elegance in her home in 2010 and moved the business to their current showroom and warehouse location in 2015. Mary is very involved in our community through her son’s activities, church, Junior League of the Woodlands, The Greater Houston Chapter of International Association of Home Staging Professionals, WCR, a Featured Speaker at the Woodlands & Cy-Fair Home & Garden Shows, and the Professional Stager for Champions School of Real Estate CHMS class. Her greatest desire is to touch individuals' lives in a positive manner one life at a time.
 
Our Team
Jessica Hoffman
Jessica Hoffman
Warehouse Manager

Jessica Hoffman joined Simple Elegance in 2015 as Mary’s Assistant. She came at a time when we were transitioning into our new warehouse location and she planned the move and organized our systems and inventory. Today she is our Warehouse Manager in charge of managing our inventory, our Customer Relations Management Software, and insuring all stages are scheduled. She also ensures all inventory needs are delivered on a timely basis for the Stagers® to stage® with, scheduling and communicating all inventory needs.

Jessica obtained her ASP accreditation early in 2016 and also stages® many of our properties. She previously worked in the Staging & Interior Decorating business for other companies before moving to Texas. She is a proud mom of 2 and she is married to her best friend.
 
Angela Kraft
Angela Kratt
Project Manager

Angela Kratt is the Project Manager for Simple Elegance. She also assists with interior decorating and staging® projects. Providing a high level of customer service has always been one of Angela’s top goals throughout her career. Angela was born and raised in Alabama. She has a major in Interior Environments and a minor in Business from Auburn University. She continued her education by completing a Certified Home Staging® Training Program and is an Accredited Staging® Professional, ASP ®.  With over 20 years of design and project management experience,  Angela has had the opportunity to manage projects for decorating firms, office furniture dealerships, a model home staging company, and a high end outdoor furniture store. Angela has been married 21 years to Corky Kratt. They have two boys and one four legged girl, a retriever mix. The Kratts moved to The Woodlands in 2010 from Mobile, AL, for a new opportunity with Corky’s employer, Chevron. When first moving to The Woodlands she chose to be a stay-at-home Mom before joining Simple Elegance in 2015. The Woodlands has offered Angela many opportunities to volunteer through her church and her childrens’ school and extracurricular activities like Boy Scouts of America. Angela has made many lifelong friends and truly loves this community that she now calls home.
Lexi Berger
Lexi Berger
Interior Designer

Lexi Berger is the Interior Designer for Simple Elegance. Lexi Berger joined the Simple Elegance team in February of 2017 as their in-house Interior Designer. Originally from the Midwest, she received her Master’s of Science: Interior and Environmental Design Degree from the CIDA Accredited Illinois State University. After moving to Texas, she worked at a previous design firm for 2 years as their Autocad Specialist focusing primarily on creating custom cabinet designs for luxury homes. She continues to expand her knowledge in the field through becoming an Allied Member of ASID as well as a 2017 Certified Hunter Douglas Consultant. She recently achieved her Accredited Staging® Professional, ASP ® certification and loves using her design background in both the design and home staging fields. She loves being part of such an amazing team of hard-workers who go above and beyond to serve their clients sacrificially. As a designer, she aspires to develop creative design solutions that not only represent the desired style but also the needs of her clients. It is her mission to create design that is conceptually unique, functionally efficient, and possesses a high standard of quality. Lexi is married to her wonderful husband Alex and is the proud momma of their son, Atticus. They love spending time with their church family at Northside Christian Church and enjoy investing in the high school student ministry.
 
 
 
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