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NKBA Thirty Under 30 Class Names KBIS 30's Choice Awards

The KBIS 30's Choice Awards cover six categories and are nominated by this year's Thirty Under 30 Members.

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NKBA's Thirty Under 30 winners named this year's KBIS 30's.

The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Thirty Under 30 Class of 2023 announced their 30’s Choice Award winners at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), in Las Vegas, NV. Owned by the NKBA, KBIS is the platform where the newest class of Thirty Under 30 is introduced and asked to scour the show floor, scoping out products they deem to be the best in six performance categories. The 2023 Class of NKBA Thirty Under 30 program is sponsored by Delta Faucet Company and Signature Kitchen Suite. 

30’s Choice Award-winning brands

Divided into six teams of five, the 2023 Class scoured the KBIS show floor to find their top product choices in one of six categories. The following products/brands were selected as the 30’s Choice Award winners:


Outdoor Living:

Smart Home Integration:
GE Profile

Universal Design - Living in Place:

Wellness - Health:

Creative Use of Color:

Winners were announced on Thursday morning, February 2, 2023, from the KBIS NEXT Stage, hosted by Suzie Williford, EVP, and Chief Strategy Officer of the NKBA.

“The NKBA provides numerous educational and fun opportunities for the industry’s emerging talent,” said Suzie Williford, EVP, and Chief Strategy Officer of the NKBA. “Each year we are blown away by the talent this young group possesses. I am excited to celebrate each one of them as they continue to shine throughout our industry.”

NKBA Thirty Under 30 Class 2023

The NKBA Thirty Under 30 program recognizes accomplished kitchen and bath industry professionals under the age of 30. Each year’s class comprises rising leaders from throughout the industry and is widely regarded as the leading showcase for the brightest young talent working in kitchen and bath design and remodeling.  

2023 Thirty Under 30 members are:

  • Justin Caballero  
  • Rebekah Calcutt  
  • Kendal Cavalieri  
  • Ben Cookinham   
  • Sydney Cooley     
  • Kendra Czuhajewski  
  • Mariana De La Garza   
  • Calli Dieglio    
  • Shannon Embly   
  • Kayla Garbrecht, AKBD  
  • Anna Graham    
  • Loris Halasa    
  • Makenna Harrington  
  • Felicia Hartson   
  • Danielle Heath    
  • Melisa Jahic  
  • Grace Juhala    
  • Deborah Martin  
  • Faith Martin  
  • Jessica Medeiros   
  • Kelsey Powell, CKBD  
  • Jamie Pulver   
  • Christopher Ribeiro  
  • Yana Rizhova  
  • Diana Rojas  
  • Carly Seefeldt, CKBD  
  • Mickayla Sheets   
  • Allyssa Warden, CKBD   
  • Alyssa Weardon   
  • Mandy Wozniak  

This year’s class selection committee, comprising Thirty Under 30 alumni, included Jilliam Sarkis, Class of 2016; Michelle Timmerman, Class of 2017; Lou Salge, Class of 2018; and Sarah Nielsen, Class of 2020; and Hannah Guilford, Class of 2021.

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