Meet Our Team

Jan Bromberek

Franchise Owner/Director of Design

Jan Bromberek has been in the business of creating beautiful rooms for 25 years. Since opening her franchise in 1995, Jan has been recognized for numerous design and business achievements, including lifetime membership in Decorating Den Interior’s Century Society, Positive Thinkers Award, Directors Club Award for top sales, and has been a consistent winner in the National Dream Room Competition, featuring top design work from all over the country. Her design projects have been featured in publications such as Better Homes & Gardens, Windows and Walls, and Window Fashions Magazine, and her own home has been featured on Home & Garden Television (HGTV). She has participated in the WCBA Calvacade of Homes and the Will and DuPage County Home Shows. Jan believes your home is a true extension of your personality and is honored to help bring together your taste and style, your colors, and your budget to create the dream home you’ve always imagined.

Dawn Alpern

Senior Decorator

Chairman’s Positive Thinker Award, May 2020
Director’s Award (Top Sales), 2019, 2018
Named #3 Decorator in the Nation, August 2018 & May 2018

Named #6 Decorator in the Nation, September 2017 & March 2018
Named #2 Decorator in the Nation, July 2020, October 2018 & January 2018
Named #1 Decorator in the Nation, December 2017

When the opportunity to pursue a second career presented itself, Dawn didn’t hesitate! She decided to follow her passion and she immediately enrolled in the Interior Design program at College of DuPage. She now has several years of experience helping clients transform their homes into beautiful, personalized living spaces. One highlight of her career was helping stage a renovated Chicago home for the television design show, “Downtown Shabby,” starring Frank and Sherry Fontana on FYI of A&E Network.

Dawn has two design philosophies that drive her ability to style a space centered on her client’s lifestyle: #1: Less is More. A room should not be “over done.” Keep it clean and keep it simple. Allow a few items to shine and let the rest of the items play a supporting role. #2: In order for a room to really work, it must have aesthetics but it also has to have functionality.

Bri Goelzer

Director of Marketing

As a results-driven professional with more than 15 years of experience in the communications field, Bri combines her passion of public relations and the interior design field to effectively market Decorating Den Interiors’ extensive services and product lines. Her background includes all facets of marketing, including public and media relations, brand strategy, event planning, project management, crisis communications, community relations, graphic design, and social media marketing. She has worked in corporate, non-for-profit, and agency settings and has been instrumental in the success of many top brands in the industry.

Hailey Rogers

Office/Design Assistant

Hailey was raised in a world of artists and tradesman and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Bromberek Design Team. Her career started in home-store retail, where she was certified in kitchen design. Appreciation for her skill, combined with the product knowledge gained, sparked an interest in helping people navigate the remodel/redesigning process. Her experience includes custom kitchens and bathrooms and the organization of offices and classrooms, as well as move-in/move-out redecoration; including paint, carpet, artwork, accessory and fixture selection.

Her most valuable take-away was learning how to navigate relationships with all types of people. Hailey invests into getting to know someone, building a relationship in order to get to know their needs and tastes. Her motto is “Communication is key; when we know what to expect from one another from the beginning, the results should be nothing shy of spectacular!” Efficient and effective, she is most interested in creating the whole-house “feel”, followed by function and individualization of the space.

Hailey is passionate about applying client suggestions, while working toward exposing clients to new ideas or options they may not have thought of. As she says, “A good plan saves time, money and regret.”

Julie Saravia

Decorator

Julie Saravia comes to the Bromberek Design Team with over 15 years of experience in interior design. Julie has grown her lifelong passion for design by initially assisting friends and family with home remodels, then branched out to launch her own business, Interiors by Julie. Working in a retail design environment alongside various contractors, tradesmen, and vendors has helped Julie to refine her skills, while increasing her knowledge in construction and remodel projects.

Julie’s design motto is “Bringing Your Design Dreams to a Design Reality.” She takes great pride in her ability to listen to her client’s needs – making sure no detail is overlooked – and stay within their budget. “My design style is one you can live in,” she says. “It’s my goal to make my clients happy and to have them love the space they live in for many years to come.”

Although Julie has had much success working as an independent decorator, joining the Bromberek Design Team has been an exciting transition for her, as it gives her the camaraderie she has been longing for throughout her career.