Jim Brandon 
(Owner/ Customer Support / Project Management)

With more than 35 years of experience in the Kitchen and Bath industry, Jim brings a great deal of knowledge to each project. Through his belief in product education and exceptional customer support, Jim has won the respect and repeat business of many clients.

Jim employs a small staff of extremely talented individuals who really know how to work magic! By offering personalized service, quality products, and professional design and installation; Kitchens of Stillwater/ Kitchens of Woodbury can help you create the kitchen (or bath!) of your dreams.

  • Since 1982, Jim has been in the Kitchen (and bath!) Design and Remodeling Business
  • Owner of a highly successful kitchen and bath dealership in St. Louis Park (1991-2006)
  • Founder/Owner of Kitchens of Stillwater ( 2001 ) and Kitchens of Woodbury (2011 )
  • Better Business Bureau member since 1995
  • National Association of the Remodeling Industry member (1995-2005)
  • Licensed General Contractor #: 20515367

Chanda L. Woods 
(Manager / Senior Kitchen & Bath Designer)

Chanda has been designing since 2000 at Kitchens of Stillwater. She is a graduate from the University of Minnesota, Mankato. Chanda’s degree in Interior Design & Construction Management and her minor in art will help you make the kitchen of your dreams, become reality.

Chanda’s project management skills allow her to tackle even the most difficult remodeling projects with great success! She can help you with all of your kitchen requirements and make the space workable and livable. As an experienced designer, Chanda will listen to your needs and then coordinate the design and color scheme needed to complete your project.

Chanda’s hard work, artistic creativity, and extensive knowledge have earned her the reputation of being one of the “best designers in the business”!

“Chanda was great. Got what we wanted on the 1st try. …We can’t say enough good about you!” Ron and Linda

  • Bachelor degree in Interior Design and Construction Management, minor in Art
  • Design experience since 2000
  • Nominated for the COTY award


Shannon Knutson
(Kitchen and Bath Designer and Project Manager)

Shannon attended the Kitchen and Bath Design program at Century College and is the designer at our Woodbury location. Along with being  the designer, she is also project manager and will be by your side from start to finish during your project. Shannon enjoys working along with her clients in order to create a design that fits their specific needs and utilizes the space effectively.

Shannon has additional experience in interior design which allows her not only to create the layout of your new space, but also help pull together colors, finishes and selections that will work together to create a cohesive and inviting design. Her attention to detail and passion for what she does allows her to create a beautiful space that you will love to come home to.


• Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management

• Kitchen and Bath Design at Century College

• NKBA Member




Joe Krank 
(Jobsite Supervisor / Lead installer)

Joe is a graduate of St. Paul Technical College and has been a craftsman and installer for Kitchens of Stillwater and Kitchens of Woodbury since 2010. With more than a skill for his craft, he creates magic with his hands and tools  !!

”  Joe was great at installing our kitchen, he asked questions up front and cleaned up after he was done ”  Bill and Maryann-Lake Elmo


Toby, The Wonder Dog! 
(Company Mascot!)

If you ever get a chance to visit either of our locations, you might see ” Toby “.  He’s part of our family and brightens our day .