About J Bella Interiors

Since 2006, J Bella Interiors has remodeled over 300 multifamily communities all across the United States. Their diverse, female-led team transforms every space they encounter into an amazing new environment.

J Bella's interiors are not created by the vision of just one, they are the culmination of work from each member of the team. From meetings and budgeting to design, logistics and accounting, they have an incredible team that makes the J Bella Design process work seamlessly. Together, they turn an idea into a beautiful reality.

Please meet the J Bella Interiors team…
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Who We Are

Jennifer Dudones

Jennifer Dudones

Founder and President

Jennifer founded J Bella Interiors in 2006. She started the company from her home and has grown it into national design firm. In 2015, she started a sister company, Glamour & Woods, a high-end boutique event rental company. Both companies are now officed and staffed out of a 15,000 sq. ft. warehouse/design studio and showroom facility in Phoenix AZ.

A Day in the Life
As lead designer and president for J Bella Interiors, Jennifer is involved with every step of the Design Process from beginning to end. She makes sure that her designers have a clear vision of each design and ensures that the vision is executed without flaw. Jennifer values all client relationships and strives to maintain impeccable customer service.

Education

Jennifer attended Endicott College in Beverly, MA and graduated from Plattsburgh State University in NY.

Fun Facts

She moved to Arizona after graduating from college. While the “Valley of the Sun” has become her home, her heart will always be on the lakes in the Adirondacks Mountains in NY where she grew up. She is a proud dog Mommy of 3 golden retrievers and loves her family and friends dearly.

Personal Style
She enjoys fashion, design, traveling, boating, skiing and all Winter Olympic Sports as Lake Placid NY, home of the 1980 Olympics, was and still is her playground.  Jennifer is passionate about the art of entrepreneurship, politics, protecting human rights, our environment and making the world a better and more beautiful place for all!


Ashley Helm

Ashley Helm

Vice President & Senior Designer

A Day in the Life
As Vice President, Ashley plays a lead role in high-level organizational decisions, daily operations, and staff management decisions. Along with creating and adhering to budgets.

As Senior Designer, Ashley creates and oversees each design project, from conception to delivery. She is also responsible for producing high-quality project design deliverables while working on each phase of the design development including: predesign, schematic design, design development and construction documents.

Ashley stays in constant communications with both the client and construction team to make sure that all projects run smoothly.

Education
Ashley attended Collins College, graduating in 2009 & receiving her Bachelor of Science in Design  

Fun Facts
Ashley loves outdoor activities, especially hiking, biking and boating. She was born and raised in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, but has been living in Phoenix since 2005. She is a passionate and dedicated Green Bay Packer Fan, loves to travel and is a strong advocate for Human Rights and Planet Preservation.  

Personal Style
Her personal style changes each day – but no matter what it is, she always stays up-to-date with the latest trends and fashion.  

Favorite Part of Design
“Making the world a more beautiful place one Interior at a time. I love seeing my vision come to life and creating an environment for people to enjoy and be proud of. It’s one thing to draw up a design, but it means the world to see it come to life and have people living and working in our creations.”

Argie Yateem

Argie Yateem

Designer & Director of Vendor Relations

A Day in the Life
As Designer & Director of Vendor Relations, Argie is responsible for producing high-quality project design deliverables while having direct involvement with each phase of the design development process. These phases include: predesign, schematic design, design development and maintaining construction documents.  Argie also meets with vendors on a regular basis, maintains the reference library and ensures that the sample library is current and up-to-date.  

Education
Argie attended the Art Institute of Phoenix where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Design in 2010

Fun Facts
Argie is passionate about fitness and health and lives an active life.  When she is not creating, she enjoys spending time with her family - her husband and two beautiful daughters. Argie is originally from Granada Hills, California and moved to Phoenix, Arizona for Design School. She fell in love with the Desert and never went back. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Personal Style
Argie describes her style as Desert Chic with a Contemporary Twist

Favorite Part of Design
"I love that here at J Bella you’re able to see your project from start to finish and it’s very rewarding feeling to see it come to life."

Daryll Colton

Daryll Colton

Director of Warehouse Operations

A Day in the Life
As Director of Warehouse Operations, Daryll is responsible for the leadership and development of an operational strategy to improve efficiency, throughput, cost, quality and on-time deliveries. Daryll oversees day-to-day warehouse operations and manages the warehouse team. In addition, he facilitates all general facility processes such as: delivery, receiving, inventory control, stocking and security. He devotes himself to creating a safe and high-quality work environment.  

Education
Daryll attended Iowa Central Community College and Northwest Missouri State

Fun Facts
Daryll was born in Downey, California and moved to Ottumwa, Iowa where he attended High School followed by College. Daryll is a competitive cyclist who loves to spend time outdoors riding through various Arizona terrains. He loves his family: wife, Tina, their two children, Jamie and Casey and his granddaughter, Melody. He is a passionate Iowa Hawkeye's, Coyotes, Diamondbacks, Suns, Cardinals and ASU fan.

Life Motto
"Glass is half-full!"

Tavia Pearson

Tavia Pearson

Social Media Strategist

A Day in the Life
As lead Social Media Strategist, Tavia is responsible for planning, developing and implementing the overall social media strategies and digital marketing efforts. She does this in order to support and increase online presence, brand awareness and sales. Tavia writes the bi-weekly newsletters, creates content, analyses metrics, identifies trends, and optimizes performance for all social media. She also updates the Google listing and website regularly while maintaining real-time communication to clients and vendors in the virtual world.

Education
Tavia attended, the University of Salamanca, University of Carlos Madrid and Northern Arizona University where she received a Bachelors of Science in Service Marketing and a minor in Foreign Language Studies with an emphasis in Spanish

Fun Facts
Tavia was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She loves to hike, spend time with her loved ones and travel whenever given the opportunity. She has been to 18 countries and hopes to add more to that list this year. She is passionate about Environmental Consciousness and kindness.  

Favorite Part of the job
"I love to hear feedback from the clients - I see the magic that we create but it feels even better knowing that someone else was moved by it!"

Ryan Perkins

Ryan Perkins

Accountant

A Day in the Life
As lead Accountant and Bookkeeper, Ryan is responsible for providing accurate execution of all finance related processes for J Bella and Glamour & Woods. By analyzing financial statements and trends, Ryan is able to consult with key stakeholders on business and financial actions that contribute to the company’s success. He also spearheads our Payroll & Treasury departments and ensures their compliance with regulatory requirements.  

Education
Ryan attended Gateway Community College and Arizona State University  

Fun Facts
Ryan loves to flip houses in his spare time. He also is a devoted member of the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona and is the proud Chairperson for the 2020 5k taking place this April. Ryan is passionate about traveling when he has time to do it.  

Personal Style
Ryan considers himself to be a minimalist. He attributes his love for Mid-Century Modern Design to his affinity towards Frank Lloyd Wright's work.

Jennifer Dudones

Jennifer Dudones

Founder and President

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Jennifer Dudones
Ashley Helm

Ashley Helm

Vice President & Senior Designer

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Ashley Helm
Argie Yateem

Argie Yateem

Designer & Director of Vendor Relations

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Argie Yateem
Daryll Colton

Daryll Colton

Director of Warehouse Operations

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Daryll Colton
Tavia Pearson

Tavia Pearson

Social Media Strategist

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Tavia Pearson
Ryan Perkins

Ryan Perkins

Accountant

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Ryan Perkins