A team of experienced artisans


Our culture is one that reveres traditional values of hard work, intelligent enterprise, and client service. As an Innovative client, the firm’s principals will oversee the crafting of your project so that no detail is overlooked. Our designers produce photo realistic renderings and highly detailed drawings to aid in your decision making process.


Enormous versatility is required of our craftsmen, so they can accommodate the wide variety of projects a custom shop is asked to build. Each Innovative artisan has the deep understanding of material properties and the technical skill, practical experience, and critical judgment necessary to obtain the best possible use and performance from 


the most advanced woodworking equipment including CNC precision computer-aided milling, and a wide array of specialized tools. Our capabilities are further enhanced with our abilities to custom paint, veneer, and finish all millwork in shop to exacting specifications.


The founder of Innovative, Jim started the company with a focus on General Contracting and later as an installer for SieMatic Kitchen Cabinets. He recognized the need for custom cabinets and furniture and added the capabilities of in-house design, fabrication, and finishing with a focus on high end residential interiors and commercial spaces.


Shop Manager

A skilled craftsman with twenty years experience, Jose plans, lays out, and supervises all work of the shop, advises the design staff and finishers on solution of problems relating to cabinet and furniture making. Mr. Sanchez’s thorough knowledge of methods, equipment, materials, tools, and practices of the cabinet and furniture making trade make him an invaluable asset to Innovative.


Shop Finisher / Refinisher

A skilled craftsman and finisher with twenty years experience, Pedro is responsible for the preparation and finishing of Innovative’s furniture and cabinetry. His extensive understanding and application of various oil, shellacs, conversion varnish finishes enables Innovative to provide our clients with exquisite custom refinishing capabilities.

Business Manager

Christopher joined Innovative in 2002. Christopher, in partnership with Jim, strategizes on purchases of machinery and implementation of methods to improve and grow Innovative internally and within the industry. Christopher is responsible for overseeing operations, estimating, and scheduling. Prior to joining Innovative, Mr. Doyle worked in the financial field with WestLB and Banque Indosuez. Mr. Doyle is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (Bachelor of Economics, 1988).


Lead Installer

A skilled installer, Juan has ensured the highest level of installation for Innovative’s projects for the past ten years. A thorough understanding of cabinetry and furniture construction enables Mr. Gonzalez to install Innovative’s projects in all pre-existing build conditions. His exacting methodology ensures that the project’s design is complete and ready for the client’s use.