The Better Kitchens and Baths team is here to help you get your project started and answer your questions.

Feel free to contact us by phone at 804- 674-7792 or by using our contact form.

Design Team

Dan Wines – Certified Kitchen Designerext 305
Dan is our senior kitchen and bath designer and considers his many years of hands-on experience with cabinets, appliances and residential construction as valuable as his BSBA in Management from Old Dominion University.  He became an NKBA certified designer in 2001 and served as state president for the Virginia NKBA Chapter in 2006.  He is a published designer and has been awarded “Best Kitchen” and “Best Master Bath” by the 2013 Parade of Homes.

   “I enjoy creating my client’s dream kitchen and bath and building it to the last detail on time and on budget.”

Lenora McPherson Cole – Sales & Design – ext 315
A graduate of University of Texas at Austin. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Lenora has been working in the kitchen and bath design field for 14 years.

   “I love transforming a space into something beautiful that my clients love.”

Lizzy Paluszek – Sales & Design – ext 304
Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Residential Environments & Design and a Bachelor of Arts in Art History.  She is currently serving as president of the NKBA Virginia State Chapter.

   “My goal is to create a space that not only meets all of my clients’ needs, but also inspires them daily.”

Mark Price – Certified Kitchen Designer ext 302

Curtis Hansen – Builder & Contractor Specialist – ext 307
A graduate of James Madison University with Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communications,  Curtis has been working in the kitchen and bath field for over 15 years, managing home builder and contractor accounts.

   “I enjoy working with new home owners to create a more customized feeling in their kitchen and baths. I also enjoy making suggestions that they may not be aware of, or even thought of.”

Jenn Davis – Builder & Contractor Specialist  – ext 309

Jenn is a kitchen and bath professional with over 25 years of experience.  While a majority of Jenn’s focus is with new construction, she also collaborates on commercial and remodel projects.  Jenn enjoys the challenge of designing dream kitchens while operating within various budgets and design constraints.

“Working with a client from blue prints to reality is a rewarding process.”

Jody Martin – Scheduling Coordinator – ext 310

Sam Simpson – Warranty Coordinator – ext 311


Roger James; Owner and President. Class A Contractor – ext 303
Connie James; Owner and Secretary/Treasurer – ext 301

After Graduating from Lee Davis High School and completing the two year cabinet making and mill-work course at Richmond Technical Center in 1981, Roger entered the custom cabinet industry in a small shop in Hanover County, Virginia.

Over 3 decades later, He and his wife, Connie are the proud owners of Better Kitchens and Baths Inc. Since its beginning in 1990, Better Kitchens and Baths has continued to grow and establish itself as a premier provider of quality kitchen and bath materials, installation and service in Central Virginia.


Roger James, Co-owner

   “We are proud to provide a wide variety of quality materials that allow us to provide a project based on just about any budget. We offer a product mix that ranges from nice stock cabinetry to full custom furniture grade cabinetry and everything in between. Combine this product mix with the experience and knowledge of our design and installation staff, you can be assured of an excellent experience and finished product” says Roger.

Better Kitchens has their own full time installation crews in house, as well as several craftsman who specialize in certain aspects of installation. We also have trade partners for specialized fields such as plumbing, electrical, ceramic tile and so on, so we can provide as much of a turnkey job as you require.