OUR TEAM

RENÉE & WYATT SULLIVAN

OWNERS | DESIGNERS

Renée & Wyatt started Bella Casa over 16 years ago as they both have a love for Home Renovation, Design and Transforming spaces.  After buying and selling several homes of their own in both Southern and Northern California, they discovered the importance of Home Staging and Design as they watched the process transform homes and tremendously increase profits. Together they have worked on many hundreds  of projects and have an excellent ability to create beautiful spaces with true focus on how people want to live in them.  They have a vast knowledge of residential architecture, interior design, renovation and real estate.

They actively manage daily operations and create interior design installations for both San Francisco and Los Angeles. Renée & Wyatt love art and music, spending time with their 2 boys traveling and entertaining at home.

CATY O’LEARY

PROJECT MANAGER

Caty O’Leary is the PROJECT MANAGER for Bella Casa Home Staging. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising with her BA in Merchandise Marketing. After several years of working as Bella Casa’s Lead Designer, Caty has an excellent behind the scenes working knowledge of the intricacy behind staging installations, mentoring and managing team members. She has excellent client communication and stellar organization which makes her a perfect Project Manager.  Caty enjoys interior design, keeping up with the latest fashion trends and spending time with her Husband and new baby.

EVA HOLBROOK

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Eva Holbrook’s deep understanding of both interior & exterior design was first nurtured by her earliest interests in drawing, painting, movement and dance.

After several journeys to remote cultures around the world, she felt herself developing an individual eye and a sense of leadership in the design process.

These assets were soon realized when Eva joined Prime Group, one of the largest real estate investment firms in California. As Lead Project Designer, she managed all design projects, transforming residential and commercial spaces nationwide. Today, Eva is Lead Designer & Project Manager for Bella Casa. Based in the magical city of San Francisco, Eva continues to develop a trademark aesthetic highlighting repurposed/vintage pieces influenced by the coastal California lifestyle.

Eva graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. She has also completed the Architecture & Interior Design program through UCLA.

MARINA KLAPSIS

LEAD DESIGNER

Marina is the Lead Designer for Bella Casa LA.  She was born and raised in Greece and obtained a Fine Arts & Architecture Degree in Athens.  She has over 20 years of experience in the design world including owning her own design firm where she designed large scale luxury homes, restaurants and bars.

After moving to Beverly Hills, she worked for ZGallerie where she was the in house interior designer liaison catering to designers with celebrity clientele.

Marina’s experience with interior design, fine art, and architecture enables her to create beautiful luxury staging and design installations.

Marina loves to paint figurative and abstract art, go on long bike rides with her son and husband and relax with nature hikes and yoga.

LISA ETIENNE

INTERIOR|FLORAL DESIGNER

Lisa comes to Bella Casa with over 40 years of interior and floral design experience. She was a successful business owner for 25 years where she specialized in fresh floral events, interior design and home furnishings. She takes pride in her work and excellent customer care. Lisa enjoys designing custom hi-end floral for Bella Casa, shopping for new design trends and creating beautiful home stagings.

Lisa enjoys gardening, shopping and spending time with her family and little dog Bella.

SARAH WEBSTER

DESIGNER

Sarah is a Designer on the Bella Casa LA team. She is a graduate from Sacramento State University with a degree in Interior Design and recently completed a program in Theatrical Set Design.  Sarah is also an accomplished fine and graphics artist and lends a keen eye in her staging abilities with accessorizing,  furniture placement and art installations.

Sarah has years of staging experience staging for model home development companies. When she’s not at work she can be found exploring museums and creating custom art pieces.

TIFFANY DEMIN

DESIGNER

Tiffany is a designer on the Bella Casa LA team. She comes to Bella Casa with over 6 years of visual design experience where she was the lead visual display merchandiser for the ZGallerie stores and travelled all over California installing new design concepts and displays. She has a keen eye for design, furniture placement, color coordinating and use of texture and floral. She is currently studying Interior Design at The Art Institute of Hollywood.

Tiffany is a native Southern Californian. She loves music, exploring vintage shops and finds inspiration from the vast sun soaked landscape in which she roams.

HEATHER RAMSAY

LEAD DESIGNER

Heather Ramsay is a lead designer at Bella Casa Home Staging and has been transforming spaces in the Bay Area for over 5 years.

Her professional design experience first began as a visual merchandiser for a high end shoe store in Santa Barbara.

An expert in the industry, Heather has finely tuned her talent of designing interiors and excels in her ability to multitask, communicate with clients and problem solve.

She graduated from San Diego State University with a BA in Communications with an emphasis in Advertising and Marketing.

MACKENZIE POWERS

DESIGNER

Mackenzie is a designer at Bella Casa Home Staging. With a BFA in Painting and Art History from San Francisco State University, her background in the arts has guided her translation of two dimensional images into contemporary space. Mackenzie’s understanding of spacial relationships, knowledge of color and composition naturally lend a hand to her role in the company. She contributes to the projects’ designs with her abilities in art installation, accessory placement, floral arrangements and aids in the spacial planning of installations. Mackenzie has received numerous academic awards for her work in figure drawing and has created one-of-a-kind pieces exclusively for Bella Casa!

MARCI MIEROP

DESIGNER

Marci’s passion for design stemmed at a very young age and continues to flourish as she proceeds to design. Experimenting with space, color and style have been Marci’s life-long joy. Traveling and nature are the two things that inspire her to create beautiful spaces and loves to
incorporate their richness into each project.

Marci was born and raised in sunny San Diego and graduated from Cal State San Marcos with a B.A. in Communications. She has experience in building client relationships and assisting with interior designers. Outside of designing spaces, you can find her making jewelry, hiking, traveling and surrounding herself with friends and family.

ALEX GEBELE

DESIGNER

Alex Gebele is an assistant designer at Bella Casa Home Staging. She is a graduate of the Landscape Architecture program at the University of California, Berkeley. Alex’s background in design and her passion for creating environments led her to Bella Casa in 2017. She contributes to her team with her abilities in floral arrangements, accessory placement and special planning of installations. In her spare time, Alex enjoys hiking and spending time outdoors.

LA INSTALLATION TEAM

Ivan Andrade leads the Bella Casa Los Angeles install team with a vast background in warehouse management and customer care. He is assisted by Gabriel, Jesse and Paco on a daily basis. The Bella Casa LA team prides themselves on having excellent customer service. They are patient and careful and do a great job meeting deadlines while making sure to treat each property with care and respect.

SF INSTALLATION TEAM

Christian Cruz and Julio Vela lead the Bella Casa San Francisco install team. They each bring several years of moving and packing experience and provide excellent care and customer satisfaciton at all installs.